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Seven Inductees Join CFISD
Wall of Fame

| November 1, 2015
Seven Inductees  Join CFISD </br>Wall of Fame

Seven honorees of distinction were inducted into the 2015 CFISD Wall of Fame for their commitment and contributions to the educational experience of Cypress-Fairbanks ISD. The Wall of Fame induction ceremony was held Sept. 28 in the Board Room of the Instructional Support Center. Six employees were honored for their professional achievements at the state […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Judy & Steve

| November 1, 2015
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS<br> Judy & Steve

Text by Melanie Saxton | Photos by Donna Salter, The Portrait Company It’s not every phone call from a Lexus dealership that leads to marriage. But that’s precisely what set the “wheels in motion” for Judy Larson and Steve Olson, whose love story, appropriately, involves a love of travel. They tied the knot on April 18, 2015 […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now, November 2015

| November 1, 2015
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now, November 2015

 JOSE & MARIA BARRERA  Chunky multi-stone necklace has fire agates and more . neimanmarcus.com

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Artfully Decorated with Accents

| November 1, 2015
Artfully Decorated with Accents

Adding “Just The Right Touch” To Your Home By Melanie Saxton A room filled with furniture is one thing, but a living space artfully decorated with accents is quite another! Interior environments need a blend of textures, hues and contrast pieces to create an extra layer of beauty in living areas and bedrooms. Whether sophisticated […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Appraisal Events Reveal Great Finds

| November 1, 2015
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br> Appraisal Events Reveal Great Finds

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 Valuable items found across the United States I present about 150 antique appraisal shows every year […]

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Make the Cooler Weather Work in Your Landscape

| November 1, 2015
Make the Cooler Weather Work in Your Landscape

These No-Sweat Fixes Bring Year-Round Benefits Fall is the landscaper’s secret weapon. It is the best time of year to fix problems or make wonderful things happen in the garden. Here are some tips on how you can make the cooler weather work for you and your landscape.   The time to plant your new […]

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the Editor’s Picks …
Linda Anderson, editor & publisher November 2015

| November 1, 2015
the Editor’s Picks … <br />Linda Anderson, editor & publisher November 2015</br>

MY FAVORITES:

– Hello Says the Dog!
– Rosemary Sweet Potato Stackers
– Pumpkin Rolls

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Snipe Hunting, a Former Way to
Earn a Living

| November 1, 2015
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Snipe Hunting, a Former Way to </br>Earn a Living

By Fred Collins In last month’s column, I talked about the joke played on people who were told to go snipe hunting. In reality, snipe are real and provided a way to earn a living long ago. Today, supermarkets are filled with an almost infinite diversity of foods from around the world to provide variety […]

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Holiday Gift Guide – November 2015

| November 1, 2015
Holiday Gift Guide –  November 2015

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 service. […]

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Holiday Shopping Roundup! – November 2015

| November 1, 2015
Holiday Shopping Roundup! –  November 2015

Shop Till You Drop In North Houston And Beyond

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Texas Fresh Juice Focuses on Organic and Healthy

| November 1, 2015
Texas Fresh Juice Focuses on Organic and Healthy

Offering Wellness In A Glass Drink fresh. Feel Good. The motto of Texas Fresh Juice expresses co-owner Marita Pratt’s philosophy behind the organic juicery now open in Sienna Village. She talks more about her business and philosophy:   What first started you juicing? A thirst after hot yoga and encouragement from a juicing master yogi […]

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What is Alzheimer’s?

| November 1, 2015
What is Alzheimer’s?

What We Understand Today Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks. ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA BASICS Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other intellectual […]

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Living With Diabetes

| November 1, 2015
Living With Diabetes

What To Know About The Threat Of Hypoglycemia There is no cure for diabetes, but it can be managed. Balancing the food you eat with exercise and medicine (if prescribed) will help you control your weight and can keep your blood glucose in the healthy range. When blood glucose is not controlled, however, a complication […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports,
Students Nov 2015

| November 1, 2015
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, </br>Students Nov 2015

CY FALLS BAND WINS GRAND CHAMPION AWARD AT ‘BATTLE AT THE BERRY’ Fifteen bands from across the Houston area competed on Oct. 10 at the 1st Annual CFISD Battle at the Berry marching band contest, hosted by the Jersey Village High School Band. Bands competed in four different classifications based on their marching band enrollments, […]

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Discoveries Nov 2015

| November 1, 2015
Discoveries Nov 2015

NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN PEONY PLATE This Oscar de la Renta for The New York Botanical Garden salad plate features a peony print Oscar handpicked from the Garden’s private collection of rare 18th and 19th century botanical books. Instantly refresh your table by

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A Centerpiece Worth Celebrating

| November 1, 2015
A Centerpiece Worth Celebrating

Nothing brings family and friends together quite like a full holiday meal menu. Whether creating an entire festive feast from scratch or looking for a tasty dish to take and share, these dishes aim to fill up the table and keep the seats around it full as well. From a tender, juicy attractive main dish […]

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Cy-Fair Business Nov 2015

| November 1, 2015
Cy-Fair Business Nov 2015

HAIRGROVE ART TEACHER GRETCHEN BELL NAMED YOUTH ART MONTH VICE PRESIDENT-ELECT Hairgrove Elementary School art teacher Gretchen Bell was voted the Texas Art Education Association (TAEA) vice president-elect of Youth Art Month, scheduled for March 2016. Bell was among several TAEA leaders recently elected for a 2015-2017 term of office. In her new role, she […]

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Book Reviews November 2015

| November 1, 2015
Book Reviews November 2015

  THE PIT STOP Plants from Pits by Holly Farrell shows you how to grow a range of fruit and vegetables from pits that you might otherwise toss into the trash. Farrell offers guidance to growing more than 30 plants in all, both indoors and out, with minimum equipment and experience. This guide covers topics […]

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The Venice of the Yucatan

| November 1, 2015
The Venice of the Yucatan

Mayakoba offers eco-friendly family fun in Riviera Maya By Elizabeth Anthony Mayakoba is located in romantic and picturesque Riviera Maya, Mexico’s foremost beach destination fronting the Caribbean Sea and only a short 40-minute drive from Cancun International Airport. Along this coast, home to the second-largest coral reef in the world, Mayakoba is distinctive for being […]

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