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the Editor’s Picks … February 2016

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

MY FAVORITES:

-Puppy Greeted By Cows
-Easy Molten Chocolate
-Winter Vegetable Salad

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Valentine’s Day Cards in 1909

| February 1, 2016
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Valentine’s Day Cards in 1909

Valentine’s Day is the day we all celebrate romance. Most suitors lavish their sweethearts with roses and chocolate along with an appropriate card. Cards became popular in England during the 1800s, and by the early 1900s, were common in the United States as well. As every suitor knows, Valentine’s Day can get expensive, and I […]

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Around Cy-Fair, February 2016

| February 1, 2016
Around Cy-Fair,  February 2016

DISTRICT PARTNERS CELEBRATE GIFT OF GIVING CFISD departments, schools and business partners commemorated the joy of the holiday season by giving back to local organizations, families and schools throughout December. The CFISD police department delivered 21 bicycles and helmets to the local outreach organization Cypress Assistance Ministries (CAM) on Dec. 17, which were distributed to […]

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Seven Healthy Heart Measures May Reduce Heart Failure Risk

| February 1, 2016
Seven Healthy Heart Measures May Reduce Heart Failure Risk

At 40, Men And Women Have A 1 In 5 Chance Of Developing Heart Failure In Their Lifetime P eople scoring well on the American Heart Association’s Life’s Simple 7 checklist for a healthy heart are less likely to develop heart failure, a condition that reduces blood and oxygen flow to the body, according to […]

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Not Smiling About Your Smile?

| February 1, 2016
Not Smiling About Your Smile?

Options exist for treating unattractive, misaligned and missing teeth By Judy Latta One of the first things people notice when they meet you is your smile. A big, bright, picture-perfect smile conveys the appearance of warmth, happiness, youth and health. According to an American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) survey, 99.7 percent of adults believe […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports,
Students February 2016

| February 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, </br>Students February 2016

CFISD SCHOOLS HELP ONE ANO­THER DURING HOLIDAYS Students throughout CFISD experienced the power of giving and the joy of receiving as schools partnered with one another to make the holiday season brighter for less fortunate families in the community. The “schools helping schools” initiative set the stage for the third consecutive year at Swenke and […]

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Discoveries February 2016

| February 1, 2016
Discoveries February 2016

CHRISTIAN LACROIX One of the most well known names in fashion, Christian Lacroix lends distinctive style to one-of-a-kind accessories. With fun splashes of color and quilted detail, Christian Lacroix shoulder bags, totes, and small goods display signature French flair. Patio Multicolore Pillow is made of cotton and feather filled. neimanmarcus.com   MUSETTE SOFA Like a […]

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All You Need Is Love And Some Chocolate

| February 1, 2016
All You Need Is Love And Some Chocolate

Houston’s Hottest, Hippest Valentine’s Day Sweets Are Filled With Excitement Chocolate decadence, chocolate indulgence, chocolate dreams, chocolate kisses, hot chocolate — no matter how you serve it, chocolate has the power to evoke sensuality, gratification and romance. Luckily for us all, Houston is a mecca of seductive venues and talented chefs who have reimagined the tasty […]

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Cy-Fair Business February 2016

| February 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Business February 2016

CFISD NAMES NEW PRINCIPAL FOR MILLSAP ELEMENTARY Joy Dauphin, an assistant principal at Yeager Elementary School, was named the new principal at Millsap Elementary School on Dec. 17. Dauphin replaces Jodi Matteson, who was named the new principal for Arnold Middle School in November. Dauphin’s 11-year education career, which began after two years in the […]

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Book Reviews February 2016

| February 1, 2016
Book Reviews February 2016

BEAUTY ON THE INSIDE Upgrade your home’s charm factor with this comprehensive one-stop guide to creating custom-made soft furnishings. Hand-made Interiors shows stitch by stitch how to make beautiful pieces – from blinds, curtains, and cushion covers to bedding and simple upholstery. Learn to choose the right materials, measure, create and install each project. Clear […]

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Sparkling, White and Red Wine Winners

| February 1, 2016
Sparkling, White and Red Wine Winners

Memorable meals in every choice ROSE SPARKLING WINE: Casal Garcia Medium Dry Rosé Sparkling Wine Espumante de Vinho Verde Portugal non-vintage — Sprightly, pretty strawberry flavors with just the right touch of natural, residual sugar for sipping by itself or with hors d’oeuvres. Crazy good stuff. $10 Duval-Leroy Rosé Prestige Brut non-vintage — Successful use […]

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Hyundai Santa Fe and Audi A5 Coupe

| February 1, 2016
Hyundai Santa Fe and Audi A5 Coupe

Hyundai Santa Fe | STARTING PRICE: $25,000

Audi A5 Coupe | STARTING PRICE: $40,000

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2015 AIA Houston Home Tour

| January 1, 2016
2015 AIA Houston Home Tour

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Houston recently held its 2015 Annual Home Tour featuring nine area homes that represent the finest in new residential architecture as selected by a jury of experts.

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Happenings in CY-FAIR
January 2016

| January 1, 2016
Happenings in CY-FAIR </br> January 2016

HOUSTON ARTS ALLIANCE PROGRAM PRESENTS WINTER CELEBRATIONS, THROUGH FEB. 16 Houston Arts Alliance’s Folklife + Tradi­tional Arts program presents Winter Cele­brations, a trio of installations, along with live performances and interactive events centered on the feast day of the Virgin of Guadalupe, Lunar New Year and the African-American trail riders who help kick off the […]

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Naomi Judd Headlines “Tea on the Lawn”

| January 1, 2016
Naomi Judd Headlines “Tea on the Lawn”

Eighth Annual Benefit For New Danville Set For April 22 Six-time Grammy Award winner, celebrated songwriter, bestselling author, actress and passionate health advocate Naomi Judd has been confirmed as the guest speaker for the eighth annual “Tea on the Lawn” set for April 22 to benefit New Danville. She will share her personal story of […]

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Art Rascon Visits JVHS Students

| January 1, 2016
Art Rascon Visits JVHS Students

  Veteran Television News Anchor Offers Advice And Inspiration By Odalys Delgado, Jersey Village HS A crowd of aspiring journalists and broadcasters gathered in the Jersey Village High School downstairs large-group instruction (LGI) room on Dec. 1, eagerly awaiting the arrival of Art Rascon, 5 o’clock news anchor for Houston’s ABC affiliate, KTRK Ch. 13. […]

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Meet Major Dodson of The Walking Dead

| January 1, 2016
Meet Major Dodson of The Walking Dead

Twelve-year-old Houstonian is an actor on the rise By Judy Latta Major Dodson is living a young performer’s dream, following in a long line of gifted child actors from Texas who hit it big in Hollywood. At the age of 12, the adorable Major co-stars in AMC’s international smash hit series The Walking Dead as […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Meghan & Scot

| January 1, 2016
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS<br> Meghan & Scot

Text by Melanie Saxton | Photos by Philip Thomas Photography Thanks to mutual friends, Meghan Elizabeth Hammonds and Scot Everett Gibson met for the first time at Meghan’s 10th year high school reunion. Lightning struck, and they became inseparable. A year and a half later, the happy couple exchanged vows at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now, January 2016

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

  GUCCI– Dionysus GG Supreme embroidered bag in supreme canvas. gucci.com

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Create Color Harmony in Your Home

| January 1, 2016
Create Color Harmony in Your Home

Color Expert Shares Her Tips For The Process By Kate Smith Selecting colors for your home is enjoyable when you understand a few basic principles of how color works. A bit of color know-how will allow you to turn your vision into reality. Keep these things in mind when selecting colors for your home and […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Finding Gems at Flea Markets

| January 1, 2016
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br> Finding Gems at Flea Markets

Lori Verderame on Google+ Dr. Lori, Celebrity Ph.D. antiques appraiser, Dr. Lori hosts antiques appraisal events worldwide. Dr. Lori is the star appraiser on Discovery channel.   Visit www.DrLoriV.com, www.Facebook.com/DoctorLori, Lori Verderame on Google+or call (888) 431-1010. By Lori Verderame Slow and steady wins the race While lots of novice collectors are in the spirit of […]

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Creativity Flows in Bathroom Design Winners

| January 1, 2016
Creativity Flows in Bathroom Design Winners

Designers plumb their creative depths to give homeowners unique spaces In today’s homes, bath and powder rooms are as beautiful, luxurious and unique as any kitchen or master bedroom. The winners at the 2015 National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Design Competition took this once functional-only concept and let innovation flow! Described with a range […]

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the Editor’s Picks …
Linda Anderson, editor & publisher January 2016

| January 1, 2016
the Editor’s Picks … <br />Linda Anderson, editor & publisher January 2016</br>

MY FAVORITES:

– Homeless Buddies
– Homemade Mac and Cheese Bites
– Winter Vegetable Soup

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