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All About Family – ASID designers

| January 1, 2018
All About Family – ASID designers

••  build a home for the generations ••

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Fashion with Passion

| January 1, 2018
Fashion with Passion

High school seniors impact the Cy-Fair community   Text by Melanie Saxton | Photos by Shawna Beck and Margaret Chapman With 200 excited and generous audience members in attendance, the Deep Cypress Alli­ance rolled out its 7th Annual Fashion with Passion event on November 9, 2017. The stars of the show were representatives of the […]

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Schools Honor Service Members with Veterans Day Ceremonies

| January 1, 2018
Schools Honor Service Members with Veterans Day Ceremonies

Retired and active service men and women were recognized Schools throughout CFISD honored retired and active service men and women during Veterans Day celebrations on Nov. 10. Veterans throughout the community were invited to attend the celebrations, which included meals, parades, musical performances, skits and speeches designed to honor those who defend the freedoms of […]

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Happenings in CY-FAIR January 2018

| January 1, 2018
Happenings in CY-FAIR January 2018

ANNUAL CFISD MEN’S VARSITY SOCCER SHOWCASE, JAN.4-6 Cypress-Fairbanks ISD will host the 15th annual CFISD Men’s Varsity Soccer Showcase on Jan. 4-6, with the tournament continuing its run of bringing many of the state’s best together to start the season. The 21-team event will be played in a showcase style format, with all teams scheduled […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Jennifer & Greg

| January 1, 2018
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Jennifer & Greg

Text by Melanie Saxton | Photos by Renee North Photography Jennifer Hennessey and Gregory Bremseth were introduced in June 2016 on Facebook, thanks to a matchmaking mutual friend (and future matron of honor). Jennifer lived in Texas, Greg was stationed in Alaska, but the miles were no barrier to true love! The couple wed on […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now –
January 2018

| January 1, 2018
Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – </br> January 2018</br>

Ted Baker London – The Beela Frame Clutch has embroidered metallic bees that lend  a bit of whimsy.  nordstrom.com

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Cy-Fair Business January 2018

| January 1, 2018
Cy-Fair Business January 2018

Homebuilder Set to Unveil Modern Farmhouse Design in Houston The Howard Hughes Corporation has announced that a new neighborhood featuring Modern Farmhouse and Modern Craftsman townhomes by Beazer Homes is coming to Bridgeland, northwest Houston’s premier master planned community, with the debut of Harmony Grove in early 2018. Harmony Grove is the final neighborhood to […]

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Feel Comfortable in Your Own Skin with Body Lift Surgery

| January 1, 2018
Feel Comfortable in Your Own Skin with Body Lift Surgery

Body lift surgery can improve your body’s shape and tone By Judy Latta Have you lost a massive amount of weight but still feel self-conscious because your new, thinner body lacks tone? Significant weight-loss, whether through diet and exercise or surgical procedure, is a major accomplishment, but sometimes it’s not enough to achieve the body […]

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Have Diabetes? Five Simple Steps to Help Keep Your Feet Healthy

| January 1, 2018
Have Diabetes? Five Simple Steps to Help Keep Your Feet Healthy

Never ignore an open sore on the foot  If you have diabetes and think you are otherwise healthy, it can be easy to ignore the doctor’s good advice. But that can catch up with you. One of the challenging complications of diabetes occurs when patients’ high blood sugar damages the blood vessels, which leads to […]

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Around Cy-Fair – January 2018

| January 1, 2018
Around Cy-Fair – January 2018

Former Longtime Educator Recognized at Carpenter Center Dedication The CFISD community gathered Nov. 12 to celebrate the namesake of the district’s Adaptive Behavior Center at the dedication ceremony for the Maybelline Forbes Carpenter Center. The campus is named in honor of longtime CFISD educator Maybelline Forbes Carpenter, who spent 36 of her 42 years in […]

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Discoveries January 2018

| January 1, 2018
Discoveries January 2018

Teak Root Coffee Table: Uniquely beautiful, useful, and environmentally friendly. noirfurniturela.com 

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR
Flu Season 100 Years Ago

| January 1, 2018
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR </br> Flu Season 100 Years Ago

This new year 2018 is the centennial for many great trage­dies and some triumphs that occurred in 1918. During the coming months we will examine some of those. It’s flu season and we can be thankful that we do not again have to survive the flu season of 1918. The so-called Spanish Flu was perhaps […]

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Reclaiming Homes, Reclaiming Lives

| January 1, 2018
Reclaiming Homes, Reclaiming Lives

Sugar Land Home and Garden Show welcomes star of  Texas Flip n’ Move, Catrina Kidd By Mara Soloway Catrina Kidd has an obvious flair for construction project planning and management. The Weatherford, Texas resident is a successful entrepreneur and construction business owner with a history of impressive projects. She is teamed up with Casey Hester […]

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House of the Future Will Be Designed By Digital Apps and Powered By Smart Devices

| January 1, 2018
House of the Future Will Be Designed By Digital Apps and Powered By Smart Devices

Planner 5D, interior design platform, explains major features of a future house Some of us are already enjoying new technology when designing or building our homes – such as IoT devices, interior design apps or even AI. It’s predicted that soon most of our homes will enter the digital age. Here is a rundown of […]

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Excellent Entertaining – Colorful Grapes

| January 1, 2018
Excellent Entertaining – Colorful Grapes

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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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students January 2018

| January 1, 2018
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students January 2018

Cy-Fair, Jersey Village AFJROTC Teams Advance in Academic Bowl AFJROTC academic teams from Cy-Fair and Jersey Village high schools competed in the international AFJROTC Academic Bowl, sponsored by the College Options Foundation (COF), and were the only two teams from CFISD to qualify for the next round of competition. The AFJROTC Academic Bowl is a competition […]

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A Brief History of Wine

| January 1, 2018
A Brief History of Wine

It took Americans a few hundred years to get onboard as a wine culture Unlike distilled liquors, wine can almost make itself. The ingredients are soil, vines, water and sunshine, which produce grapes, and yeast acting as a catalyst gives birth to wine. Wine has been produced for thousands of years, with its origins believed […]

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Book Reviews January 2018

| January 1, 2018
Book Reviews January 2018

RESCUED In the follow-up to his New York Times bestseller Rescue Road, acclaimed journalist Peter Zheutlin offers a heartwarming and often humorous new look into the world of rescue dogs in his new book Rescued. Sharing lessons from his own experiences adopting Labs with large personalities as well as stories and advice from dozens of […]

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Kia Niro and VW Atlas

| January 1, 2018
Kia Niro and VW Atlas

Kia Niro and VW Atlas Kia Niro | STARTING PRICE: $23,000 The automaker Kia is well known for its willingness to innovate when it comes to automotive product development. One of the most recent examples of that penchant is the new Niro model. This compact hybrid breaks new ground on a number of fronts. So […]

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