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CASA Christmas Home Tour

| December 1, 2017
CASA Christmas Home Tour

For 26 years Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CAFB) has been showcasing homes lavishly decorated for the holidays in Fort Bend County’s most beautiful neighborhoods as a way of raising money to support its programs.

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From the Heart

| December 1, 2017
From the Heart

The Round Top Collection welcomed shoppers at the recent Nutcracker Market. The Round Top Collection Brings Jeff Krause’s Creative Drive To Home And Garden Décor The heart is a fitting symbol for the The Round Top Collection (RTC), which is the creation of longtime Cypress residents Jeff and Debbie Krause. They have turned a love […]

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Cy-Fair HS Culinary Academy Makes Birthday Cake For Retired Teacher

| December 1, 2017
Cy-Fair HS Culinary Academy Makes Birthday Cake For Retired Teacher

The Culinary Students Have Honored Elizabeth Dennard With A Special Cake For Eight Birthdays By Elizabeth Broyles, Cy-Fair HS All great things involve cake, and the connection between the Cy-Fair High School culinary department and Elizabeth Dennard is no exception. This September marked the eighth time that culinary students baked multiple cakes for Dennard, who […]

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Big Sky, Montana

| December 1, 2017
Big Sky, Montana

Wide-open winter High in the Northern Rockies, the small town of Big Sky, Montana – population 2,300 – offers some of the biggest skiing in the U.S. on the wide-open slopes of Lone Peak. Envisioned and built by legendary NBC News anchor Chet Huntley, Big Sky Resort opened in December 1973. In the decades since, […]

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Happenings in CY-FAIR December 2017

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

THE HOUSTON CHORAL SOCIETY PRESENTS HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS, DEC. 2 The Houston Choral Society’s (HCS) Christmas concert is always an audience favorite and has become an annual tradition for hundreds of Houston families. This year, HCS presents Home for the Holidays, with two concerts on Saturday, Dec. 2. The matinee performance is at 3 […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Lauren and Daniel

| December 1, 2017
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Lauren and Daniel

Sorority and fraternity sweethearts Lauren Michael and Daniel Rash became inseparable during their junior year in college. They tied the knot in Lauren’s hometown on May 27, 2017 at The Wood­lands United Methodist Church and celebrated at the new legacy ballroom at The Woodlands Country Club Palmer Course.

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now –
December 2017

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

Sheryl Lowe – Aquamarine and pave diamond bracelet. sheryllowejewelry.com   Jimmy Choo – Portia Platform Wedge sandal styled with crisscrossing straps and a sky-high cork platform. farfetch.com   Prada –Trompe l’oeil tote bag in brown velvet featuring a pink and gold cartoon-effect buckle pattern and logo. farfetch.com   Gucci – Broadway Pearly Bee shoulder bag […]

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Holiday Gift Ideas, December 2017

| December 1, 2017
Holiday Gift Ideas, December 2017

MAGPIES GIFTS Remember the reason for the season! Bring the nativity story to life with the Christmas Star from Afar! Available for $34.99 from Magpies Gifts, this beautiful wooden nativity scene is a game that celebrates the meaning of Christmas. Recreate the epic journey daily as your children search out the star of Bethlehem and […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Nutcracker Collectibles

| December 1, 2017
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Nutcracker Collectibles

Uncracking the history of this useful tool By Lori Verderame Celebrity appraiser Dr. Lori Verderame is an internationally syndicated columnist, author, and award-winning TV personality who stars on History channel’s The Curse of Oak Island and Discovery’s Auction Kings. With a Ph.D. from Penn State University, Dr. Lori presents antique appraisal events to worldwide audiences. […]

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Cy-Fair Business December 2017

| December 1, 2017
Cy-Fair Business December 2017

BRIDGELAND TO HONOR FIRST 100 RESIDENTS IN PARKLAND VILLAGE WITH SPECIAL TRIBUTE The Howard Hughes Corporation has announced that the first 100 homebuyers to purchase a home in Parkland Village at Bridgeland, northwest Houston’s master planned community, will be celebrated with special recognition in the community’s new 25-acre village park, that has been named Settlers […]

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Managing Arthritis is More Than Treating Pain

| December 1, 2017
Managing Arthritis is More Than Treating Pain

The goal of treatment is to prevent long-term joint and organ damage Over 50 million Americans have arthritis, making it the number one cause of disability in the country. If you’re one of them, all you can think about is being able to walk, bend and reach without joint pain. While that directly impacts your […]

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Nosing Around

| December 1, 2017
Nosing Around

What you need to know if you are considering rhinoplasty By Judy Latta Can a “nose job” boost your social standing? A new study published in the Journal of the American Med­ical Association suggests that people who have undergone a successful rhinoplasty, commonly known as a nose job, are perceived by casual observers to be […]

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Around Cy-Fair – December 2017

| December 1, 2017
Around Cy-Fair – December 2017

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY HEART WALK Thanks to community support from local companies and school districts, the American Heart Association | American Stroke Association’s (AHA | ASA) Northwest Harris County Healthy for Good Heart Walk gave the community a feeling of wholeness. More than 3,000 walkers turned out for the annual, family-friendly 5K […]

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Book Reviews December 2017

| December 1, 2017
Book Reviews December 2017

WHY YOU EAT WHAT YOU EAT In Why You Eat What You Eat, acclaimed neuroscientist Rachel Herz examines the sensory, psychological, neuroscientific, and physiological factors that influence our eating habits. Herz uncovers the fascinating and surprising facts that influence food consumption — such as why bringing reusable bags to the grocery store encourages us to […]

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Discoveries December 2017

| December 1, 2017
Discoveries December 2017

Navajo Weaving: JB Moore Variant Plate XXIV Navajo weaving. navajorug.com

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR
Which Santa is Yours?

| December 1, 2017
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR </br> Which Santa is Yours?

Santa Claus has been around for many generations in America. The custom seems to be rooted in British and Dutch lore with some German aspects added along the way. The image of Santa Claus that remains with us today came from the 1823 poem, A Visit from St. Nicholas. The description in the poem is […]

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Home Furnishings Continue to Hit a High Point

| December 1, 2017
Home Furnishings Continue to Hit a High Point

Fabulous seating complements other great pieces We’re finding it quite amazing how the noble, utilitarian chair now has so many variations on its theme, including as an art piece with great shapes and fabrics that run the gamut of subdued to colorful big prints. To mix with all the innovative seating we’re featuring here, we’ve […]

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Excellent Entertaining

| December 1, 2017
Excellent Entertaining

Elegant Ideas For A Meal Worth Celebrating Delighting guests in unexpected ways is the hallmark of exceptional entertaining. With a little creative flair, you can elevate your menu to impress guests with every course. A savory appetizer is set off beautifully by fresh, sweet grapes in this Grape and Goat Cheese Crostini. Festive, bright and […]

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Athletes Sign with Colleges During Early Signing Period 2017

| December 1, 2017
Athletes Sign with Colleges During Early Signing Period 2017

Cypress Creek High School Gymnastics: Josh Williams, Naval Academy   Cy-Fair High School Baseball: Jacob Farrell, Northwestern State University; Peyton Lewis, Texas State University; Casen White, Stephen F. Austin University; Blake Wilson, Western Texas College; Tripp Sealy, Bossier Parish Community College Softball: Anna Pisaro, Blinn College; Mackenzie Crews, Blinn College Swimming: Bronwyn Tuff, University of […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students December 2017

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

WALKER ES STAFF MEMBERS RECOGNIZED AFTER COMING TO COLLEAGUE’S AID With much of her Walker Elementary School staff in the library waiting a morning training session, an announcement over the campus intercom called for Principal Kim Dameron to rush over. She quickly walked over, only to be caught off guard when teachers and staff members […]

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World of Wine – Gift Suggestions for the Wine Aficionado

| December 1, 2017
World of Wine – Gift Suggestions for the Wine Aficionado

The best selections in their respective price ranges By Denman Moody, author of The Advanced Oenophile Once again, I have tasted more than 200 wines to come up with this list of winners. Many of the wines I taste are good to very good, but I only have room here to recommend the best in […]

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Honda Accord and Nissan Leaf

| December 1, 2017
Honda Accord and Nissan Leaf

By Kelly Foss mycardata.com HONDA ACCORD | STARTING PRICE: $23,500 The Honda Accord has a well-earned reputation for being one of the most beloved and highly sought after midsize sedans on the market. It is expertly designed, executed, reliable and its loyal customer base enjoys low maintenance and high resale value. Not to be outdone […]

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