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Happenings in CY-FAIR March 2016

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

TRI-COUNTY QUILT GUILD QUILT SHOW, MARCH 4-5 The Tri-County Quilt Guild will be hosting its Bi-Annual Judged Quilt Show, “If Quilts Could Talk” at The Berry Center on Friday, March 4 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday, March 5 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. View more than 200 quilts from area quilters at the show, which […]

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Fashion and Philanthropy Put Their Best Faces Forward

| March 1, 2016
Fashion and Philanthropy Put Their Best Faces Forward

A Couture Cause’s 2016 Trend Guide Benefits Two Houston Charities By Mara Soloway As it had done in 2014 and 2015, A Couture Cause has once again fused fashion and philanthropy to raise significant funds for two nonprofit organizations. At the Jan. 21 launch party at Station 3, A Couture Cause brought together Houston’s brightest […]

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Bridgeland Hosts Annual Nature Fest Benefit

| March 1, 2016
Bridgeland Hosts Annual Nature Fest  Benefit

“One Wild Adventure” Features Animal Events And Fun For All Ages At Oak Meadow Park, April 30 Plans are in full swing for “One Wild Adventure” on Saturday, April 30 as Bridgeland hosts its ninth Nature Fest, an annual event that showcases a lively menagerie of creatures, characters and cuisines. Nature Fest will be held […]

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NAM Starts “Survival Over Summer” Food and Fund Drive

| March 1, 2016
NAM Starts “Survival Over Summer” Food and Fund Drive

Community Support Needed To Raise $200,Ooo In Cash Or Canned Goods By April 30 To Help Struggling Families Northwest Assistance Mini­stries (NAM) is now conducting its annual “Survival Over Summer” campaign to prepare for a busy summer of helping families in need. This year two generous donors will multiply community support of this effort to […]

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Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

| March 1, 2016
Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

“Sculpted in Steel” features 17 American and international examples from the classic era of automobile design Today’s automotive manufacturers often strive for economy and efficiency, but there was a time when art and elegance reigned. In February, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, opened Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1929–1940, an exhibition […]

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CFISD Livestock Show and Sale Generates More Than $500,000 for Projects

| March 1, 2016
CFISD Livestock Show and Sale Generates More Than $500,000 for Projects

Five Records Tied Or Broken For Grand And Reserve Champion Sales CFISD students are expected to raise more than $500,000 from the 22nd Annual CFISD Livestock Show and Sale, held Feb. 4-6 at the CFISD Exhibit Center. The CFISD community showed an incredible amount of generosity in the live auction, freezer sale and via additional […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kelly & Larry Foyt

| March 1, 2016
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kelly & Larry Foyt

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Chris Bailey Photography Love in the fast lane! Native Houstonians Kelly Curran and Larry Foyt met in 2012 at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. It sparked a long distance romance, with Kelly living and working in Los Angeles and Larry traveling the racing circuit. But true love […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now, March 2016

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

DOLCE & GABBANA- Agrumi” sunglasses in smoked acetate, adorned by exclusive custom orange jewels hand applied on frontal frame and temples. dolcegabbana.com

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Latest Furniture Designs Set a Harmonious Tone

| March 1, 2016
Latest Furniture Designs Set a Harmonious Tone

Classic And Organic Shapes Mix With Pastel And Colorful Elements By Mara Soloway So many beautiful choices in home furnishings are available to homeowners this spring. Whether you plan to work with an interior design firm to create a new look for rooms in your home or whether you will be adding several new pieces […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Tips for Decorating Your Home

| March 1, 2016
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori –  Tips for Decorating Your Home

Collectibles Make The Home Warm And Add Impact

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Your Dream Outdoor Living Space

| March 1, 2016
Your  Dream Outdoor Living Space

Follow The Trends To Transform Your Backyard By Merry Wise Trends in swimming pools, spas and the entire outdoor living scene have changed. What used to be considered “just a backyard” has been transforming to an outdoor room space for total enjoyment. From sophisticated sleek to wooded retreat, the trends in design, updates in technology […]

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Let There Be (Better) Light : The EzClipse Innovation

| March 1, 2016
Let There Be (Better) Light : The EzClipse Innovation

  An Easy-To-Install Patented Design Reduces Glare From Recessed Lighting Fixtures And Updates The Decor Of Any Room Looking for a cost-effective way to upgrade your home lighting? The innovative EzClipse can transform any room, from traditional to modern, into something different, even on a daily basis. No tools are needed — simply use the patented […]

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Breaking the Code of Old German Letters

| March 1, 2016
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Breaking the Code of Old German Letters

      Within the Kleb Woods Nature Preserve historical farm collection are many letters written by Kleb family members in the early 20th century. Both the Klebs and most in-laws were of German descent, and many of the letters are written in German script. The script they wrote was not the German we know […]

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Around Cy-Fair, March 2016

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

LOCAL DELPHIAN CHAPTERS TOUR THE HERMANN PARK CONSERVANCY The two Northwest chapters of the Houston Assembly of Delphians visited Hermann Park’s Conservancy Tour on Wednesday, Jan. 13. Beginning with the Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion and the new McGovern Centennial Gardens, members got a bird’s eye view of it all by walking the spiral path to […]

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Want to Look Younger? Smile!

| March 1, 2016
Want to Look Younger? Smile!

But If Your Teeth Are Yellow Or Damaged, There’s Help Does work or personal stress make you look older than your real age? A study from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) says smiling can help you appear younger, but cosmetic dentists say damaged or yellow teeth could have the opposite effect. The study, […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports,
Students March 2016

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

CYPRESS WOODS GIRLS WIN SECOND CONSECUTIVE REGIONAL SWIM TITLE The Cypress Woods High School girls’ swimming and diving team won its second consecutive regional title Feb. 5-6 in the Region V-6A Championships at the Conroe ISD Natatorium. The Cypress Ranch High School girls finished a close second, while the Cypress Creek High School boys’ also […]

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What is Colorectal Cancer?

| March 1, 2016
What is Colorectal Cancer?

  Colon Cancer And Rectal Cancer Are Often Grouped Together Because They Have Many Features In Common Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. It is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. when men and women are considered separately, and […]

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Free Colorectal Cancer Seminar, March 31

| March 1, 2016
Free Colorectal Cancer Seminar, March 31

Learn More About The Second Leading Cause Of Cancer Deaths Join Dr. Ali Mahmood and Dr. Nasrullah Manji on Thursday, March 31 at 6 p.m. at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital’s Conference Center to learn more about colorectal cancer (the second leading cause of cancer deaths) and take home a free colorectal cancer screening kit. […]

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Discoveries March 2016

| March 1, 2016
Discoveries March 2016

  PATCHWORK LEATHER TRIPOLINA CHAIR This chair is based on the prototypes of foldable seats created in the 19th century by J.B. Fenby, who was himself inspired by traditional Berber chairs. The Tripolina is a durable chair handcrafted in Rome by Dario Alfonsi that features a thick vegetable-tanned bottolato leather, hand stitched with synthetic and […]

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Spice up Dinner With Shrimp

| March 1, 2016
Spice up Dinner With Shrimp

Ceviche Marinated Grilled Gulf Shrimp Tacos Preparing the same old meals week after week can make dinnertime dull. Add some spice to your menu with the fresh flavor of a new protein-nutrient-rich Gulf shrimp. Shrimp is the most popular seafood in the United States. In fact, the average person consumes more than four pounds each […]

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Cy-Fair Business March 2016

| March 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Business March 2016

CYPRESS RANCH SWIM COACH EARNS COACH OF THE YEAR HONOR Bryan Hutchinson, the head boys’ swimming and diving coach at Cypress Ranch High School, was recognized by the NFHS Coaches Association as the 2015 Boys’ Swimming and Diving Coach of the Year. The state-level award is chosen by the official coaches association of the National […]

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Book Reviews March 2016

| March 1, 2016
Book Reviews March 2016

  LOVE YOUR WEAVE Part of the reason a whole new generation of weavers now love the craft is due to an affordable, space-efficient tabletop loom known as a rigid-heddle loom. Capable of making practical items as well as wearable art, this is the perfect loom for both beginner and experienced weavers. Inventive Weaving on […]

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Ready to Expand Your Wine Vocabulary?

| March 1, 2016
Ready to Expand Your Wine Vocabulary?

Our Expert’s Glossary Will Aid Your Tasting Experience It may be well to remember the old saying, “Buy on bread, sell on cheese.” With a fairly neutral food, such as bread or a plain cracker, you should be able to discern different attributes of a wine — both good and bad. However, when you add […]

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