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Roula & Ryan in the Morning

| November 1, 2016
Roula & Ryan in the Morning

A match made in Houston has held strong on the radio for 13 years.   By Judy Latta Many Houstonians recognize them, often without ever seeing their faces; their familiar voices and comedic banter are part of their charm. For more than a decade, the energetic Roula Christie and laidback Ryan Chase, the two homegrown […]

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Book Reviews November 2016

| November 1, 2016
Book Reviews November 2016

New releases with something for everyone

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A Compendium of Winning Wines

| November 1, 2016
A Compendium of Winning Wines

Take This List To Your Favorite Wine Shop Once again, after tasting through several hundred wines a month, I have developed a backlog, and shall play catch-up, writing only briefly about many of the great values I have personally tasted and highly recommended.   WHITE WINES: E Casal Garcia Sweet White (Portugal) — This enticing, […]

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Honda Ridgeline and Mazda CX-9

| November 1, 2016
Honda Ridgeline and Mazda CX-9

• Honda Ridgeline

• Mazda CX-9

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Traditional Indian Concepts Fuse Beautifully with Modern Design

| October 1, 2016
Traditional Indian Concepts Fuse Beautifully with Modern Design

Family Of Five Discovers A Perfect Fit In Their Dream Home When this young couple started their family, they imagined themselves living in a traditional home on a big lot removed a bit from city life and spending lots of quality time bonding as a family, which now includes three daughters ages 12, 9 and […]

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Happenings in CY-FAIR October 2016

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

MAMMA MIA! FAREWELL TOUR AT HOBBY CENTER, OCT.6, 7 AND 9 Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus’ Mamma Mia!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to the BBVA Compass Broadway at the Hobby Center season as a part of its final farewell tour. Only four performances will play on Oct. 6, […]

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The Gambler’s Last Deal

| October 1, 2016
The Gambler’s Last Deal

Houstonian Kenny Rogers Celebrates An Illustrious Career With His Farewell World Tour By Judy Latta   Photos By Piper Ferguson After a legendary career spanning more than 50 years, citing a desire to spend more time with his wife and children, country and pop music icon Kenny Rogers launched his farewell tour, aptly called The Gambler’s […]

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CFISD Gives Back to Louisiana Flood Victims

| October 1, 2016
CFISD Gives Back to Louisiana Flood Victims

Two Donation Drives Gather Supplies For Those In Need The unprecedented flooding in August that devastated the Baton Rouge, Louisiana, area brought back painful memories to many in CyFair of the “Tax Day Floods” that made their mark in the Houston area this past April. Across CFISD, students, teachers and others worked to gather supplies […]

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Fall Festivals, Come Out And Celebrate The Passage Of Summer Into Fall!

| October 1, 2016
Fall Festivals, Come Out And Celebrate The Passage Of Summer Into Fall!

HOCUS POCUS POPS At Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion 2005 Lake Robbins Dr. Oct. 7,   7:30 P.M. (Doors Open At 6 P.M.) For Ticket And Other Info: 281-363-3300 Woodlandscenter.Org The Houston Symphony returns with a night of bone-chilling music and spooky sounds. Free mezzanine and lawn seating, courtesy of H-E-B. Why not wear your favorite Halloween […]

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Team Cypress Strong Seeks to Eliminate Cancer

| October 1, 2016
Team Cypress Strong Seeks to Eliminate  Cancer

Families Of Children With Blood Cancer Hope To Raise Crucial Funding At Light The Night Walk On Oct. 16 As she walked around Market Street in The Woodlands last October during the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) annual Light the Night Walk, Cathy Marquis began to notice a similar trend: she was one of many […]

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Winter in Whistler

| October 1, 2016
Winter in Whistler

Find pristine snow, adventure, culture, nature and leisure in this British Columbian mountain resort By Noelle Valentine From its humble beginnings as a fishing lodge in 1914, to being center stage for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Whistler, British Columbia, has always been considered a special place and outstanding destination for adventurous spirits. […]

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Houston Finalist Ties for First Place in H-E-B Food Contest

| October 1, 2016
Houston Finalist Ties for First Place  in H-E-B Food Contest

Creators of unique products from the Lone Star State are relishing the sweet taste of success as winners of H-E-B’s Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best contest. A panel of expert judges narrowed a field of 25 finalists to an unprecedented FIVE winners, increasing the winnings totaling $90,000. The winners received cash prizes and coveted […]

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Greater Houston Builders Association Advocates for its Professional Membership

| October 1, 2016
Greater Houston Builders Association Advocates for its Professional Membership

CEO Casey Morgan Brings Her Government Affairs Experience To Her Leadership Role By Mara Soloway Even when the national economy is slow, the Houston area economy generally stays robust. Housing is one indicator that reflects how good the economy is. According to the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA) website (ghba.org), home sales in Houston set […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kelli and Jordan

| October 1, 2016
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kelli and Jordan

Text by Melanie Saxton  |  Wedding photos by  Luis JD Swiger, John David Photography | Engagement photos by Colin and Christina Dismuke Kelli Fyke and Jordan Fox met while playing intramural flag football through a Bible study class at Houston First Baptist Church. Dating was difficult due to Jordan’s oil and gas engineering job with a month-on, […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – October 2016

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

BECK TURQUOISE AND AMETHYST Handcrafted using hand-picked faceted amethyst stones paired with a hand-encrusted turquoise with tiny Swarovski crystals.

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The Latest Furniture and Decorating Trends Part 1

| October 1, 2016
The Latest Furniture and Decorating Trends Part 1

What’s In Style For Your Home’s Interior – Part I By Mara Soloway Just like the fashions we wear, certain furniture and decorative pieces emerge as trends that highlight what is in vogue for the home. Often they are announced by the manufacturers and start gaining buzz at industry trades shows. Held twice a year, […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Vintage Scandinavian Design

| October 1, 2016
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br> Vintage Scandinavian Design

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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Add Some Eye Candy to Your Garden This Fall

| October 1, 2016
Add Some Eye Candy to Your Garden This Fall

Plant Bulbs Now That Will Flower In Spring By Melinda Myers Shorten the winter season with the help of spring flowering bulbs that you plant in fall. These beauties often provide the first bit of color, fragrance and winter relief each year. Look for new and unique ways to incorporate bulbs into your landscape. Create […]

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the Editor’s Picks … October 2016

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

-Baby Girl Laughing
-Hauntingly Good Halloween Cocktails
-Fall Cabbage Container

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Treating Breast Cancer

| October 1, 2016
Treating Breast Cancer

An Overview Of Options I f you’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer, your cancer care team will discuss treatment options with you. It’s important that you take time to think about your choices. You will want to weigh the benefits of each treatment option against the possible risks and side effects. Which treatments are used […]

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Cypress Historical Society, Preserving Cypress History

| October 1, 2016
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Cypress Historical Society, Preserving Cypress History

The Cypress Historical Society (CHS) was the evolution of a core group of volunteers who helped Commissioner Steve Radack prepare Cypress Top Historic Park for its opening in November 2008. This intrepid group of volunteers was led by Diane Neff and Debbie Ward. They were joined by other key people, including Helen Callender, Joyce Kleb, […]

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Around Cy-Fair, October 2016

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

GUESTS GET UNCORKED AT NORTHWEST ASSISTANCE MINISTRIES WINE PARTY Despite torrential rains hammering the Northwest West Houston area, supporters of Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) enjoyed an evening of “sips and bites” at the second annual Uncorking Wine Party event benefitting NAM programs. The evening took place Aug. 18 at Citation Oil & Gas and was […]

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Fact-checking the Myths About Breast Cancer

| October 1, 2016
Fact-checking the Myths About Breast Cancer

Common Beliefs That Shouldn’t Be Believed By Connie Oliver With the political season heating up as the presidential election draws ever closer, it seems that everything is being fact-checked. Just as we fact-check candidates’ statements to help ensure the health of our nation, we should also be fact-checking some common beliefs about breast cancer to […]

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