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Discoveries April 2016

| April 1, 2016
Discoveries April 2016

ANTICATO TILES SPIDER TABLE Part of the Spider Collection, due to the shape of its feet, this table by Neapolitan designer Fran­cesco Della Femina features a rusted iron frame handcrafted by Italian artisans, and is protected with a varnish layer making it suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. artemest.com

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Cy-Fair Business April 2016

| April 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Business April 2016

CFISD NAMES 2015-2016  PRINCIPALS OF THE YEAR CFISD principals selected Francone Elementary School Principal Dr. Tonya Goree and Jersey Village High School Principal Ralph Funk as district representatives for the 2015-2016 Region 4 Principal of the Year award last week. Goree, the elementary winner, and Funk, the secondary winner, will be recognized at the Region […]

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Book Reviews April 2016

| April 1, 2016
Book Reviews April 2016

  REDUCE CARBS/INCREASE VEGGIES 150 Best Spiralizer Recipes, by Marilyn Haugen and Jennifer Williams, provides a new, refreshing, fun way to introduce more vegetables into dishes and reduce carbohydrates. There are options for vegetarians, gluten-free diets and low-carb diets, along with a wide variety of dishes for meat, poultry and fish lovers. Expanding the boundaries […]

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Duckhorn Wine Estate – the Best of the Best

| April 1, 2016
Duckhorn Wine Estate – the Best of the Best

Young Winemakers Producing Some Of The Best Wines On The Planet In 1976, Margaret and Dan Duckhorn, along with a number of investors, started Duckhorn Winery, with the first production in 1978 being 800 cases of Merlot and 800 cases of Cabernet Sauvignon. Over the years until 2007, Dan not only vastly improved the quality […]

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Toyota Tundra 1794 and Acura ILX

| April 1, 2016
Toyota Tundra 1794 and Acura ILX

  Toyota Tundra 1794 | Starting price: $46,000 The Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition is the flagship of Tundras. Both luxurious and capable, this Tundra has a proud heritage that Toyota won’t let you soon forget. The Tundra got a major remodel a couple of years ago, and for 2016 it gets a few minor touch-ups. […]

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A Contemporary Retreat

| March 1, 2016
A Contemporary Retreat

Building A Light-Filled And Kid-Friendly Home Leigh and Jeff Bell moved to Houston from Tulsa just after getting married. When they began shopping for a home and neighborhood, the couple considered several factors: Jeff wanted to live close to his work downtown, they wanted to be part of a walkable community, and they wanted to […]

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Happenings in CY-FAIR March 2016

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

TRI-COUNTY QUILT GUILD QUILT SHOW, MARCH 4-5 The Tri-County Quilt Guild will be hosting its Bi-Annual Judged Quilt Show, “If Quilts Could Talk” at The Berry Center on Friday, March 4 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday, March 5 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. View more than 200 quilts from area quilters at the show, which […]

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Fashion and Philanthropy Put Their Best Faces Forward

| March 1, 2016
Fashion and Philanthropy Put Their Best Faces Forward

A Couture Cause’s 2016 Trend Guide Benefits Two Houston Charities By Mara Soloway As it had done in 2014 and 2015, A Couture Cause has once again fused fashion and philanthropy to raise significant funds for two nonprofit organizations. At the Jan. 21 launch party at Station 3, A Couture Cause brought together Houston’s brightest […]

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Bridgeland Hosts Annual Nature Fest Benefit

| March 1, 2016
Bridgeland Hosts Annual Nature Fest  Benefit

“One Wild Adventure” Features Animal Events And Fun For All Ages At Oak Meadow Park, April 30 Plans are in full swing for “One Wild Adventure” on Saturday, April 30 as Bridgeland hosts its ninth Nature Fest, an annual event that showcases a lively menagerie of creatures, characters and cuisines. Nature Fest will be held […]

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NAM Starts “Survival Over Summer” Food and Fund Drive

| March 1, 2016
NAM Starts “Survival Over Summer” Food and Fund Drive

Community Support Needed To Raise $200,Ooo In Cash Or Canned Goods By April 30 To Help Struggling Families Northwest Assistance Mini­stries (NAM) is now conducting its annual “Survival Over Summer” campaign to prepare for a busy summer of helping families in need. This year two generous donors will multiply community support of this effort to […]

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Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

| March 1, 2016
Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

“Sculpted in Steel” features 17 American and international examples from the classic era of automobile design Today’s automotive manufacturers often strive for economy and efficiency, but there was a time when art and elegance reigned. In February, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, opened Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1929–1940, an exhibition […]

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CFISD Livestock Show and Sale Generates More Than $500,000 for Projects

| March 1, 2016
CFISD Livestock Show and Sale Generates More Than $500,000 for Projects

Five Records Tied Or Broken For Grand And Reserve Champion Sales CFISD students are expected to raise more than $500,000 from the 22nd Annual CFISD Livestock Show and Sale, held Feb. 4-6 at the CFISD Exhibit Center. The CFISD community showed an incredible amount of generosity in the live auction, freezer sale and via additional […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kelly & Larry Foyt

| March 1, 2016
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kelly & Larry Foyt

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Chris Bailey Photography Love in the fast lane! Native Houstonians Kelly Curran and Larry Foyt met in 2012 at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. It sparked a long distance romance, with Kelly living and working in Los Angeles and Larry traveling the racing circuit. But true love […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now, March 2016

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

DOLCE & GABBANA- Agrumi” sunglasses in smoked acetate, adorned by exclusive custom orange jewels hand applied on frontal frame and temples. dolcegabbana.com

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Latest Furniture Designs Set a Harmonious Tone

| March 1, 2016
Latest Furniture Designs Set a Harmonious Tone

Classic And Organic Shapes Mix With Pastel And Colorful Elements By Mara Soloway So many beautiful choices in home furnishings are available to homeowners this spring. Whether you plan to work with an interior design firm to create a new look for rooms in your home or whether you will be adding several new pieces […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Tips for Decorating Your Home

| March 1, 2016
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori –  Tips for Decorating Your Home

Collectibles Make The Home Warm And Add Impact

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Your Dream Outdoor Living Space

| March 1, 2016
Your  Dream Outdoor Living Space

Follow The Trends To Transform Your Backyard By Merry Wise Trends in swimming pools, spas and the entire outdoor living scene have changed. What used to be considered “just a backyard” has been transforming to an outdoor room space for total enjoyment. From sophisticated sleek to wooded retreat, the trends in design, updates in technology […]

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Let There Be (Better) Light : The EzClipse Innovation

| March 1, 2016
Let There Be (Better) Light : The EzClipse Innovation

  An Easy-To-Install Patented Design Reduces Glare From Recessed Lighting Fixtures And Updates The Decor Of Any Room Looking for a cost-effective way to upgrade your home lighting? The innovative EzClipse can transform any room, from traditional to modern, into something different, even on a daily basis. No tools are needed — simply use the patented […]

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