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Past Kappa Holiday Home Tour Featured A Modern Georgian-Style Abode

| November 1, 2017
Past Kappa Holiday Home Tour Featured A Modern Georgian-Style Abode

Since 1941, the Kappa Kappa Gamma Charitable Foundation Holiday Pilgrimage has showcased Hou­ston’s absolute best in interior, floral and holiday designs. Since 1976, the Kappas have provided financial support to Houston’s charities, donating more than $3.5 million to a significant number of large and small charities — much of which is derived from the holiday […]

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Andrea Ramsey Finds Meaning in Art

| November 1, 2017
Andrea Ramsey Finds Meaning in Art

Artist’s Life Has Come Full Circle Back To The Community That Supported Her By Mara Soloway Throughout Andrea Ramsey’s life, being an artist has had different significance at different times. As she learned and honed her skill as a child, she found it to be fun and exciting, and all the compliments she received underscored […]

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Happenings in CY-FAIR November 2017

| November 1, 2017
Happenings in CY-FAIR November 2017

44TH ANNUAL BRITISH FESTIVAL, NOV. 4 The 44th British Festival opens on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 10 a.m. -4 p.m. at 1 Fluor Daniel Drive, Sugar Land, to the sounds of the magnificent Houston Highlander Pipe Band and the smell of home baked scones and biscuits. This is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a traditional […]

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The Quintess Collection

| November 1, 2017
The Quintess Collection

Where Travel Dreams Come True By Cheryl Alexander These days, time is a coveted luxury. Just as important is where, with whom and how you spend your time. At Quintess, they believe that when it’s time to get away, you should enjoy every minute to the fullest — which is why they offer luxury travel […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Lauren and Patrick

| November 1, 2017
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Lauren and Patrick

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Evoke Photography & Video If it wasn’t for match.com, Lauren Ashley Partida and Patrick Lennox Strang would never have found each other! Lauren was raised in the heart of historic Sugar Land and graduated from Kempner High School. Patrick graduated from Smithfield High School in Virginia. Their online introduction […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now –
November 2017

| November 1, 2017
Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – </br> November 2017</br>

ZIAD NAKAD – Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Collection

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Top 10 Thanksgiving Collectibles

| November 1, 2017
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Top 10 Thanksgiving Collectibles

When embarking on a new phase of life, such as getting married, completing a degree, or moving to a new home, many people chronicle the experience with the purchase of an object.

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Cy-Fair Business November 2017

| November 1, 2017
Cy-Fair Business November 2017

TOP CFISD VOLUNTEER HONORED FOR SERVICE BY STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION Cyndi Matteson, a longtime and valuable volunteer for CFISD, was among the 15 school volunteers recognized Sept. 15 in Austin as 2017 Heroes for Children by the State Board of Education. The Heroes for Children honorees are selected annually by the state board and […]

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Overcome Emotional Eating, Lose Weight and Improve Health

| November 1, 2017
Overcome Emotional Eating, Lose Weight and Improve Health

Nine Tips From A Psychologist And Author Negative emotions often cause people to eat when they are bored, angry or already full, says New York Times-bestselling author Dr. Susan Albers, a nationally recognized psychologist who specializes in eating issues, weight loss, body image concerns and mindfulness. Improving your emotional intelligence (EI) will help you make […]

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Make Healthy Carbohydrate Choices

| November 1, 2017
Make Healthy Carbohydrate Choices

A Variety Of Delicious Meals And Snacks Will Hit The Spot How much and what type of foods you eat makes a difference in your general health, and especially if you are managing diabetes. If you are constantly asking yourself what carbohydrates you should eat, the American Diabetes Association has advice on balancing your meals […]

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Around Cy-Fair, November 2017

| November 1, 2017
Around Cy-Fair,  November 2017

ANNUAL CFISD HEALTH EXPO DRAWS 2,000 TO BERRY CENTER More than 2,000 guests visited the fourth annual CFISD Health Expo, benefitting the Health Organi­zation of Physical Educators (H.O.P.E.), on Oct. 14 at the Berry Center. Organized by the Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce and CFISD, the Health Expo was underwritten by Memorial Hermann Cypress and sponsored […]

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR
When Postum Rivaled Coffee as America’s Drink

| November 1, 2017
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR </br> When Postum Rivaled Coffee as America’s Drink

The coffee-alternative drink Postum was the brainchild of C. W. Post, who was born in 1854. The young entrepreneur started a hardware store and sold it a year later at a profit. He took to selling farm implements as a traveling salesman but also invented and patented several. By 1885 he was exhausted and had […]

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Home Furnishings Hit a High Point

| November 1, 2017
Home Furnishings Hit a High Point

Textures, Illumination And Fabulous Seating Abound The Fall Trendsetter Report from High Point Market is a wonderful overview of what’s in vogue in the world of home furnishings and accessories. We were inspired by its creative compilations of predictions and so have combined some from the Report with ideas of others in the know about […]

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Maximize a Small Space

| November 1, 2017
Maximize a Small Space

Design Tips To Make The Most Of Less Square Footage By Bee Heinemann In almost every home there is a need for larger living areas. It can be a challenge to decorate small rooms to make them purposeful and comfortable without looking too cluttered. With some thoughtful planning, there are ways to maximize every square […]

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Discoveries November 2017

| November 1, 2017
Discoveries November 2017

HERON PRINT WALLPAPER: The Heron print depicts the birds against a soft pink ground with dragonflies scattered throughout. gucci.com

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students November 2017

| November 1, 2017
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students November 2017

CY WOODS IMPACTS STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS IN “MUMS FOR LIFE” PROGRAM A special Cypress Woods High School homecoming tradition continued as dozens of Wildcats delivered mums and garters to students with special needs as part of “Mums for LIFE” on Sept. 28. The program was launched in 2014 by Cypress Woods graduate Cami Beardmore, […]

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Touring Napa and Sonoma, Part II

| November 1, 2017
Touring Napa and Sonoma, Part II

More Wineries That Are “Must Visits” In the July 2016 issue, I wrote about some of the to-die-for wineries in Napa and Sonoma that are “must” visits. To view that article, visit houstonlifestyles.com, click on “Wine, Food and Travel” and scroll down to it. Since I have more to offer on this subject, the following […]

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Book Reviews November 2017

| November 1, 2017
Book Reviews November 2017

New releases with something for everyone

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Chevy Equinox and Audi Q

| November 1, 2017
Chevy Equinox and Audi Q

By Kelly Foss mycardata.com Chevy Equinox | Starting price: $23,500 In a very crowded field of compact SUVs the Equinox is one of the originals. The market on these hot-selling vehicles changes fast and Chevy has followed the trend. The brand new Equinox is totally updated and massively improved over outgoing model. The previous Equinox […]

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