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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students December 2016

| December 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students December 2016

WILDCATS RACK UP AWARDS AT TAYLOR COMPUTER SCIENCE INVITATIONAL The Cypress Woods High School computer science team collected multiple awards at the 18th annual Katy Taylor Invitational computer science contest on Oct. 29 at Taylor High School. More than 50 Texas teams competed at the meet, with Cypress Woods winning the following awards: Advanced Division: […]

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Discoveries December 2016

| December 1, 2016
Discoveries December 2016

RIDE INTO THE HOLIDAYS WITH VESPA (RED)® The brand new (VESPA)RED is now helping to drive the end of AIDS. Available in the U.S. starting December 1, 2016 and globally in 2017. Order though certified Vespa official retailers. (RED)® is a simple idea that transforms our incredible collective power as consumers into a financial force […]

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Orange Cardamom Blueberry Crostata

| December 1, 2016
Orange Cardamom Blueberry Crostata

An easy and delicious dessert!

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Cy-Fair Business December 2016

| December 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Business December 2016

CFISD NAMES NEW PRINCIPAL FOR CY-FAIR HIGH SCHOOL Ana Martin, principal at Kahla Middle School, was named the new principal at Cy-Fair High School on Nov. 10. Martin replaces Mike Smith, who was named principal at Bridgeland High School last month. Martin’s 25-year education career, spent entirely in CFISD, all began at Cy-Fair High School. […]

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Book Reviews December 2016

| December 1, 2016
Book Reviews December 2016

New releases with something for everyone

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Recent Tastings with Folio Partners and Others

| December 1, 2016
Recent Tastings with Folio Partners and Others

All Listed Wines Highly Recommended Folio Partners, founded in 2004 by the Michael Mondavi family, is an im­porter of premium wines from family winemakers who share their passion for making great wines (plus their own wines). Michael Mondavi Family Estate wines, with the recent addition of iconic wine consultant Daniel Schuster, tasted in Napa:   […]

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Buick Envision and BMW 3-Series

| December 1, 2016
Buick Envision and BMW 3-Series

The Buick Envision is an all-new luxury compact crossover.

The BMW 3-Series includes the 320i, the 328d diesel, the 330i and the most powerful 340i in both 4-door sedan and sport wagon models.

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A Texas Farmhouse

| November 1, 2016
A Texas Farmhouse

Modern city dwelling honors tradition  The 2016 AIA Houston Design Award Home Tour on Oct. 29-30 showcases the finest residential architecture in Houston. One of the homes, 4153 Oberlin Street, is also the recipient of a 2016 AIA Houston Design Award for Residential Architecture. The house is the second award-winning home that the architect, Natalye […]

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Happenings in CY-FAIR November 2016

| November 1, 2016
Happenings in CY-FAIR November 2016

CYPRESS CREEK LAKES HOSTS ZOMBIE STOMP, OCT. 29 On Saturday, Oct. 29, Cypress Creek Lakes will host the 2nd annual Zombie Stomp benefitting Cy-Hope. The schedule is as follows: 8 a.m. – 5K Race Start 9 a.m. – 1 mile Family Run/Walk Post Race Celebration ends at 11 a.m. This chip timed race will be […]

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‘Tis the Season for Events and Holiday Shopping

| November 1, 2016
‘Tis the Season for Events and Holiday Shopping

HOUSTON BALLET NUTCRACKER MARKET – NOV. 10 – 13   NRG CENTER houstonballet.org The Houston Ballet’s largest fundraiser and holiday shopping extravaganza is a must for those with a passion to shop. The Nutcracker Market will feature 300 merchants offering unique items for everyone, including home décor, food, clothing, toys, toiletries, novelties, ornaments, pottery, pewter and accessories. […]

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Holiday Gift Guide, November 2016

| November 1, 2016
Holiday Gift Guide, November 2016

  The Billiard Factory The Billiard Factory is a family owned company that remains committed to offering customers a large, diverse product line from the top manufacturers in the home game room industry. They continually search for ways to best serve the needs of their customers through diversity and quality products, as well as superior […]

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Sanctuary for the Senses

| November 1, 2016
Sanctuary for the Senses

Banyan Tree Mayakoba Fuses Asian Hospitality With The Magic Of The Riviera Maya By Noelle Valentine Imagine a setting with pristine shores, a warm sun and a soft Caribbean breeze where robust species of plant and animal life thrive in the ​​freshwater lagoons, mangroves, natural dunes and intricate coral reefs of an intricately protected ecosystem. […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Tori and Logan

| November 1, 2016
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Tori and Logan

Text by Melanie Saxton  |  Photos by Alexander Cross Photography Victoria “Tori” Bales and Logan Boatner began dating at Atascocita High in and continued while earning their degrees at Sam Houston State University without ever breaking up. This compatible couple celebrated their nuptials on July 9 with an exquisite ceremony and reception at Big Sky […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – November 2016

| November 1, 2016
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now – November 2016

GUCCI Part of the cult ‘Dionysus’ family, Gucci’s butter-soft blue suede shoulder bag is constructed like a wallet, with card and bill slots and a zipped compartment.

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The Latest Furniture and Decorating Trends Part 2

| November 1, 2016
The Latest Furniture and Decorating Trends Part 2

What’s In Style For Your Home’s Interior – Part 2 By Mara Soloway Just like the fashions we wear, home furnishings have new styles and trends. They start gaining notice and ultimately build momentum as trade show organizers (such as those at High Point Furniture Market), furniture store buyers, interior designers and homeowners find beauty […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Tailgating with Vintage Flair

| November 1, 2016
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br> Tailgating with Vintage Flair

Scandinavian design focuses on the lifestyle choices of those living in the lovely regions of Northern Europe. In Norway, Denmark, Finland and Sweden, furniture must be thrifty in cost, comfortable and related to outdoor living.

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Why Granite Countertops are Here to Stay

| November 1, 2016
Why Granite Countertops are Here to Stay

These Four Reasons Highlight Their Durability And Appeal By Kathleen M. McCoy Granite continues to be the preferred choice for kitchen countertops nationwide. According to the NKBA 2014 Kitchen & Bath Style Report, a stunning 91 percent of respondents specified granite when designing new kitchen countertops. Deanna Carlton, Kitchen Design Group, echoed these statistics when […]

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the Editor’s Picks … November 2016

| November 1, 2016
the Editor’s Picks … November 2016

-Puppy Attempts to Reclaim Bed From Cat
-Fall Bouquets
-Pumpkin Pie Cream Puffs

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