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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students October 2016

| October 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students October 2016

CY WOODS VOLLEYBALL TEAM EARNS 10TH STRAIGHT ACADEMIC AWARD The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) recognized the Cypress Woods High School volleyball with the 2015-2016 AVCA Team Academic Award on July 25. The award honors teams that have matched their dedication to the sport of volleyball with excellence in the classroom. Cypress Woods has earned […]

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Discoveries October 2016

| October 1, 2016
Discoveries October 2016

2016 EDITION POLISH POTTERY JACK-O’-LANTERN In the village of Boleslawiec, Poland Uno Alla Volta works with artisans to ensure an exclusive Halloween design on this Polish stoneware Jack-O’-Lantern. Using the traditional folk art method, Halloween motifs are meticulously placed with hand-carved sponges and detailed with fine hand-painted brushwork. These exquisite details are preserved on each […]

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Ice Cream Delights!

| October 1, 2016
Ice Cream Delights!

-Roasted White Peaches with Honeycomb and Vanilla Ice Cream
-Brookie Cherry Ice Cream Sandwiches
-S’mores Ice Cream Birthday Pie

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Cy-Fair Business October 2016

| October 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Business October 2016

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION NAMES TOP TEN BUSINESS WOMEN OF THE YEAR The American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) named Dr. Michelle L. Becker, founder of Shots for Holly, one of the Top Ten Business Women of the Year. The Top Ten Business Women of ABWA is a national program that honors 10 outstanding members for achieving excellence […]

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Book Reviews October 2016

| October 1, 2016
Book Reviews October 2016

New releases with something for everyone

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A Civilized Past Time -The Cultural Shift To Drinking Wine During Meals

| October 1, 2016
A Civilized Past Time -The Cultural Shift To Drinking Wine During Meals

The Cultural Shift To Drinking Wine During Meals In the ’60s and early ’70s, wine was plentiful, mostly in the sweet red (Lam­brusco), sweet white (Liebfrau­milch), sweet fizzy (Mateus and Lancers) and jug wines (Almaden Rhine Wine, Inglenook Chablis, Gallo Hearty Burgundy, etc.). At a steak house, most would have a mixed drink before dinner […]

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Acura RLX and Subaru Impreza

| October 1, 2016
Acura RLX and Subaru Impreza

Acura RLX| Starting price: $54,000 Acura’s flagship RLX remains both a supremely comfortable and surprisingly athletic vehicle. The model continues development with the addition of a host of safety features, and newer, bigger wheels. Having a winning entry, Acura has refined but not radically changed RLX. Starting at around $54,000, the RLX stays with the […]

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Legacy, Nostalgia and a Model Train Inspire Mid-Century Remodel

| September 1, 2016
Legacy, Nostalgia and a Model Train Inspire Mid-Century Remodel

Adherence To Family Values And Boyhood Dreams Earns Homeowner A Good Brick Award Glen Rosenbaum has made a name for himself in Houston in a variety of ways. He is a well-known and highly regarded partner at Vinson & Elkins LLP, who not only represents high profile clients, but spends spare time doing pro bono […]

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Happenings in CY-FAIR September 2016

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

STAGEWORKS THEATRE OPENS THE 2016-2017 SEASON WITH FREUD’S LAST SESSION, THROUGH SEPT. 18 Dr. Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis clash about love, sex, the existence of God and the meaning of life in Freud’s Last Session, through Sept. 18. Written by Mark St. Germain, this deeply touching and humorous script will be sure to have […]

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A Place for Peanut

| September 1, 2016
A Place for Peanut

A Horse Lover’s Rescue Organization Helps Animals Escape Shocking Living Conditions Text by Melanie Saxton Horse photos by Megan Stevens Cardet E questrian Megan Stevens Cardet enjoys sharing her love of horses with the families of north Houston and beyond. Today she oversees the rescue and adoption of horses and ponies from all over the […]

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Back to School Tips for Parents

| September 1, 2016
Back to School Tips for Parents

Stay on top of all the details to keep the school year flowing smoothly By Melanie Saxton Calendars, homework, lunches and more… cheers to making the new school year a more organized one! Whether your child is transitioning to kindergarten or high school, it takes an arsenal of tips to launch a successful new school […]

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Star Furniture Introduces its Newest Collection

| September 1, 2016
Star Furniture Introduces its Newest Collection

Magnolia Home brings Joanna Gaines’ style sensibilities to a wider audience Nearly 2,000 fans of Chip and Joanna Gaines greeted the stars of the hit HGTV home makeover show, Fixer Upper, when they appeared at Star Furniture’s West Houston Star Showroom in July. The couple was there to promote / launch Joanna’s new furniture line, […]

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Pelican Hill Serves Up Italian Riviera with West Coast Style

| September 1, 2016
Pelican Hill Serves Up Italian Riviera with West Coast Style

Resort’s Fall Festa dell’Autunno brings Tuscany to Southern California Text by Noelle Valentine Photography courtesy of Pelican Hill When September rolls around, Houstonians are ready to feel the chill of the fall’s first cool front. Summer is over; the kids are back in school; and we can begin to plan our next getaway. One place […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kendall & Bernard

| September 1, 2016
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kendall & Bernard

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Ashley Gillen Photography She’s a native Texan. He’s from Panama. A chance meeting at the office sparked a romance that led them down the aisle into “happily ever after.” Kendall Harvey attended Magnolia High School and is the owner/operator of Distinguished Aromatics. Bernard Under­wood attended Balboa Academy and the […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – September 2016

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

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A Beginner’s Guide to Stone Selection

| September 1, 2016
A Beginner’s Guide to Stone Selection

Consider Which Material Is Best For Each Use By Rachel Potter Natural stone is a versatile material that can be used in many places throughout the home. Commonly used for kitchen countertops, stone is also a great choice for fireplaces, bathroom vanities, cladding, flooring, outdoor kitchens and fire pits. Choosing the stone best suited to […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Make Your Photos More Memorable

| September 1, 2016
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br> Make Your Photos More Memorable

SAVE THE DATE TO SEE DR. LORI!
Dr. Lori will be a speaker at the Fall Home & Garden Show to be held Aug. 13-14 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center.

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Fall into Herbs

| September 1, 2016
Fall into Herbs

It’s The Right Time To Replenish Plants Lost To The Heat Herbs are plants that are used as flavoring agents. The common herbs used in cooking are referred to as culinary herbs. Mild or savory herbs impart a delicate flavor to food while the stronger or pungent herbs add zest to foods. These herbs are […]

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Bois d’Arc Fence Posts

| September 1, 2016
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Bois d’Arc Fence Posts

by Fred Collins The old invoices from the Juergen Store in Cypress Top Historic Park lead us down many curious paths that often intertwine with the landscape and the history of Cypress. One such invoice shows where E.F. Juergen shipped 1,100 Bois d’arc fence posts to one Has Andrews of McKinney, Texas. He charged Mr. […]

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Are Amalgam Fillings Safe?

| September 1, 2016
Are Amalgam Fillings Safe?

Global Coalition Takes Aim At A Common Dental Practice By Judy Latta This summer, the United Nations announced that a coalition of international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) has launched a global campaign to end what some consider a longstanding health and environmental hazard – the use of mercury in dentistry. This announcement was met with mixed […]

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Ovarian Cancer

| September 1, 2016
Ovarian Cancer

Women Should Understand This Serious Health Threat The American Cancer Society estimates for 2016 are that about 22,280 women will receive a new diagnosis of ovarian cancer in the U.S., and about 14,240 women will die from it. Ovarian cancer accounts for about 3 percent of cancers among women, but it causes more deaths than […]

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CFISD Student Journalists Win Balfour Workshop Awards

| September 1, 2016
CFISD Student Journalists Win Balfour Workshop Awards

Annual Event At Texas A&M Attracts 1,000 Students And Advisers By Damaris De León, Jersey Village HS The annual Balfour Workshop, held July 22-25 at Texas A&M University, welcomed 1,000 students and advisers from the state of Texas to prepare school publication staffs for the upcoming school year. Nine CFISD schools were represented, including Cypress […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students September 2016

| September 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students September 2016

ARAGON MS STUDENT HARNESSES UAV TECHNOLOGY AT RICE DRONE CAMP Aragon Middle School incoming seventh-grade student Ryan Linton was among a select group of 25 students to attend the Rice University Drone Camp, hosted June 6-10 by the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership. Linton was chosen from among more than 200 middle school applicants who […]

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