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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports,
Students May 2015

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

THOUSAND GUYS IN TIES PROGRAM EMPOWERS SECONDARY STUDENTS Students at five CFISD schools celebrated unity and empowerment through the Thousand Guys and Gals in Ties or Girls in Pearls conferences. The program invites at least 1,000 young men or women at each campus to wear dress attire for an inspirational and educational opportunity. Cypress Springs’ […]

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Discoveries: Unique finds for your home and lifestyle

| May 1, 2015
Discoveries: Unique finds for your home and lifestyle

DORIS LESLIE BLAU One of the more vibrant Swedish (Sverige) flat weaves in the Doris Leslie Blau collection, the rug features a gray overall frame­work forming enlarged solid red diamond shapes along the sides with light green circles and a pair of light green diamonds along the central axis. dorisleslieblau.com _________________________________________________________________________________ MACKENZIE-CHILDS This handcrafted enamelware […]

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Fresh Way to Fiesta

| May 1, 2015
Fresh Way to Fiesta

Sweet Ideas For Cinco De Mayo Celebrations Cinco de Mayo is the perfect opportunity to indulge in Mexican-inspired dishes, dips and drinks. This year, put a tangy twist on your festive favorites with a refreshing new flavor. Watermelon is a versatile fruit with a flavor profile that pairs perfectly with many of the ingredients in […]

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Cy-Fair Business May 2015

| May 1, 2015
Cy-Fair Business May 2015

CFISD NAMES NEW PRINCIPAL FOR OWENS ELEMENTARY Amy Frank, an assistant principal at Sheridan Elementary School, has been named the principal at Owens Elementary School. Frank replaces Laura Barrett, who was named the principal at Yeager Elementary School in February. Frank has 22 years of experience in education, all within CFISD. She taught in the […]

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Book Reviews

| May 1, 2015
Book Reviews

STUNNING STATS Infographic Guide to Literature presents unique, witty and surprising details about literature, from Shakespeare and Austen to Nabakov and Orwell, to George R. R. Martin and E. L. James. With fascinating stats and all the facts on your favorite writers, poets and playwrights, it features infamous tales from behind the scenes of the […]

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Celebrating Spring in Los Cabos

| May 1, 2015
Celebrating Spring in Los Cabos

Mexico’s Premier Destination For First-Rate Fun And Year-Round Sun

If you’re looking for a sun-drenched springtime destination featuring ethereal beaches, lush accommodations, superb dining, great sport fishing, stunning golf courses and more, Los Cabos is the place you want to be!

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Even More Summer Fun at The Woodlands Resort!

| May 1, 2015
Even More Summer Fun at The Woodlands Resort!

$75 Million Renovation Transforms Family-Fun Destination The Woodlands® Resort & Conference Center’s all-encompassing $75-million plus expansion and renovation, completed at the end of 2014, is transforming the already-acclaimed Resort into a premier family-fun destination in the Houston region. The 20-month renovation and expansion re-imagined virtually every aspect of the property, including a new wing of […]

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Great Values at All Prices

| May 1, 2015
Great Values at All Prices

Some Almost Too Good To Be True! White Wines Meiomi Chardonnay 2013 — I don’t usually quote the winery, but these comments from the back label are right on: 49 percent Santa Barbara County, “exotic spice and lively tropical fruit notes,” 30 percent Sonoma County, “crisp apple and lean minerality,” 21 percent Monterey County, “ripe […]

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BMW i8 and Chrysler 200

| May 1, 2015
BMW i8 and Chrysler 200

BMW I8 | Starting Price: About $140,000 The BMW i8 concept was firstintroduced back in 2009 at the International Motor Show Germany. It has been turning heads ever since. Curious onlookers and automotive enthusiasts alike have clamored to catch a glimpse of the hybrid supercar. Production models finally started rolling off the line last year, […]

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Southern Style

| May 1, 2015
Southern Style

In 2012, Laura and Patrick Schneidau purchased a spacious lot with big plans in mind. They had a solid vision for the nearly 5,000-square-foot home that would one day inhabit that space, and with their early plans sketched onto notebook paper, this vibrant family embarked on the 14-month journey that would lead to their custom […]

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Happenings in CY-FAIR

| April 1, 2015
Happenings in CY-FAIR

“HOUSTON’S LARGEST HOME TOUR,” WEEKENDS IN APRIL The Johnson Development Corp. is opening hundreds of doors citywide this April for “Houston’s Largest Home Tour.” Nearly 500 homes — including more than 100 models — will be open weekends in April in 10 master-planned communities throughout Houston. Homes will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. […]

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Archway Gallery Presents
Body Language

| April 1, 2015
Archway Gallery Presents </br>Body Language

New Exhibition Features Watercolors And Ceramics Archway Gallery presents a collaborative new exhibition called Body Language that features watercolor paintings by Cookie Wells, along with ceramics and glass works by Andre and Virginia Bally. This intimate examination of the human form will be on view April 4-30 at Archway Gallery, 2305 Dunlavy St. Special events […]

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AHA Holds Successful Go Red for Women® Luncheon

| April 1, 2015
AHA Holds Successful Go Red for Women® Luncheon

Almost 500 red-dressed women and men rocked the Norris Conference Center’s Red Oak Ballroom on Feb. 13 as they celebrated the fight against cardiovascular disease

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Nature Fest at Bridgeland to Feature Animal Advocate Jack Hanna

| April 1, 2015
Nature Fest at Bridgeland to Feature  Animal Advocate Jack Hanna

May 2 Event Includes Wildlife, Education And Entertainment Back for its eighth year, Bridgeland’s Nature Fest is set to roar into town on Saturday, May 2 with a wild combination of exotic creatures, lively activities and tantalizing food trucks. Event attendees will also have the opportunity to see and interact with a rare and respected […]

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Get Ready for the 8th Annual Texas Bands, Brews & BBQ!

| April 1, 2015
Get Ready for the 8th Annual Texas Bands, Brews & BBQ!

BBQ And Boot Scootin’ Country Music Highlight May 2 Fundraiser To Support Ronald McDonald House By Elizabeth Anthony What better way to spend your Saturday evening than enjoying Texas’ favorite country music bands and limitless award-winning BBQ? Join the Young Friends of Ronald McDonald House Houston for an evening with hot bands, cold brews and […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Kristen & Ryan

| April 1, 2015
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Kristen & Ryan

Ryan Yoho and Kristen Marino’s wedding can best be described as a festive fusion of Katy and Cajun! Ryan is a Cinco Ranch High graduate and met his future wife while attending Louisiana State University.

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now Apr 2015

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

DOLCE & GABBANA From the Spring-Summer 2015 Collection. dolceandgabbana.com _________________________________________________________________________________ ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Heroine Leather Shoulder Bag. net-a-porter.com _________________________________________________________________________________ STELLA MCCARTNEY Falabella Pearlescent Shaggy Deer Cross Body Bag. stellamccartney.com _________________________________________________________________________________ STELLA MCCARTNEY Caroline Dress stellamccartney.com _________________________________________________________________________________ PAULA CADEMARTORI Multicolored nappa leather ‘Faye’ tote. farfetch.com   _________________________________________________________________________________ DAREEN HAKIM Le Icon – Turquoise and Gold Clutch. bluefly.com […]

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Outlook on Accents

| April 1, 2015
Outlook on Accents

Adding “Just The Right Touch” To Your Home

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Making Old Stuff New Again

| April 1, 2015
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br>Making Old Stuff New Again

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 Consider Repurposing That Keepsake There are many DIY projects and repurposing options when it comes to […]

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Gardening: 10 Steps to Easy-Care
Beds and Borders

| April 1, 2015
Gardening: 10 Steps to Easy-Care </br>Beds and Borders

Eco-Friendly Plants Save Gardening Effort Garden beds and borders, artfully filled with a colorful tapestry of flowers and foliage, are very much back in vogue. But unlike the traditional perennial beds and borders, which were labor intensive and peaked mainly in spring, today’s garden plots are filled with eco-friendly plants designed to perform better, require […]

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

| April 1, 2015
the Editor’s Picks …  Linda Anderson, editor & publisher April 2015

MY FAVORITES:

-Jeff Guidry and His Eagle
-Spinach, Mushroom & Feta Crustless Quiche
-No-Bake Chocolate Egg Nest Cookies

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR
It Happened in 1856

| April 1, 2015
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR </br> It Happened in 1856

The year 1856 was an interesting one. A History of the Railroads of Texas by S.G. Reed reports the commenced by Sept. 20, 1856, although newspaper reports mention July or earlier. The year is mentioned in an interesting account of early Texas: Tall Men with Long Rifles, the story of Creed Taylor’s role in the […]

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Your Risks for Bone Loss

| April 1, 2015
Your Risks for Bone Loss

Diseases And Conditions That Can Lead To Osteoporosis There are many health problems that may increase your chance of getting osteoporosis. If you have any of the following diseases or conditions that can cause bone loss, talk to your doctor about what you can do to keep your bones healthy. In some cases, when you […]

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