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TOURNAMENT DI TEAMS WIN AWARDS AT REGIONAL

| April 1, 2017
TOURNAMENT DI TEAMS WIN AWARDS AT REGIONAL

Thirteen CFISD Destination Imagination (DI) teams walked away victorious from the March 4 Gulf Coast Regional Tournament held at Seven Lakes High School in Katy ISD. More than 300 teams competed for the coveted honor of advancing to the Affiliate (State) Tournament, to be held in Lubbock April 7-8. DI promotes team-building for students in […]

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Book Reviews April 2017

| April 1, 2017
Book Reviews April 2017

New releases with something for everyone

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Touring Napa and Sonoma, Part II

| April 1, 2017
Touring Napa and Sonoma, Part II

More Wineries That Are “Must Visits” In the July 2016 issue, I wrote about some of the to-die-for wineries in Napa and Sonoma that are “must” visits. To view that article, visit houstonlifestyles.com, click on “Wine, Food and Travel” and scroll down to it. Since I have more to offer on this subject, the following […]

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Acura MDX & Toyota Avalon

| April 1, 2017
Acura MDX & Toyota Avalon

By Kelly Foss mycardata.com Acura MDX | Starting price: $44,000 The MDX is a charter member of the midsize SUV fraternity. It first hit the market in 2000. With no traditional truck-based body-on-frame vehicles built by Honda or Acura, the front wheel driver/all-wheel drive MDX became an industry innovator. SUV’s in this class come with […]

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Volunteerism and Generosity Fuel The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™

| March 1, 2017
Volunteerism and Generosity Fuel The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™

Chairman Jack Lyons Has Given His Time And Effort Since 1981 By Mara Soloway The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ will welcome visitors from March 7-26 with its well-established array of attractions, entertainment and special events – everything from horse and livestock shows to children’s learning opportunities such as AGventure, from school art displays to […]

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Folksy, Funky and Fun

| March 1, 2017
Folksy, Funky and Fun

Bayou City Art Festival’s Featured Artist Amanda Bennett Defies Convention By Cheryl Alexander Amanda Bennett, this year’s Bayou City Art Festival Featured Artist, is a self-taught, mixed media artist who has fused together acrylic paint and photographs on plywood to create her own unique, folksy style that is as hip as it gets. The images […]

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Dance Teams Participate in Super Bowl 51

| March 1, 2017
Dance Teams Participate in Super Bowl 51

Cy-Fair Brigade, Cypress Lakes Sterling Stars And The Jersey Village Gold Dusters Performed With Lady Gaga Dance team members representing the Cy-Fair Brigade, Cypress Lakes Sterling Stars and the Jersey Village Gold Dusters participated in the Super Bowl 51 halftime performance at NRG Stadium on Feb. 5. Selected groups began rehearsing for the performance in […]

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Happenings in CY-FAIR March 2017

| March 1, 2017
Happenings in CY-FAIR March 2017

CYPRESS CREEK ACCEPTING 2017 NOMINATIONS FOR WALL OF HONOR Cypress Creek High School continues its tradition of acknowledging the outstanding lifetime achievements and significant contributions of Cypress Creek graduates with the induction of another Wall of Honor class this spring. A Wall of Honor committee comprised of current and former principals, counselors and various Cypress […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Amanda & Robert

| March 1, 2017
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Amanda & Robert

They both grew up in The Wood­lands and attended Mont­gomery High School. But it wasn’t until after graduation that Amanda Winski and Robert Neigh­bors connected, romanced and finally tied the knot!

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – March 2017

| March 1, 2017
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now – March 2017

DOLCE & GABBANA– Mini Sicily Tote in white and navy leather.

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Cy-Fair Business March 2017

| March 1, 2017
Cy-Fair Business March 2017

BRIDGELAND HS NAMES RAFFIELD ATHLETIC COORDINATOR, COACH David Raffield, campus athletic coordinator and head coach at A&M Consolidated High School in College Station, was named the incoming head coach and campus athletic coordinator for Bridgeland High School on Jan. 25. CFISD’s 12th comprehensive high school, Bridgeland will open at 10707 Mason Road in the 2017-2018 […]

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Home Furnishings are Going “Green”

| March 1, 2017
Home Furnishings are Going “Green”

Pantone’s 2017 Color Of The Year Evokes The Renewal That Comes In Spring By Mara Soloway Have you noticed an abundance of home furnishings in showrooms and interior design studios in a fresh shade of yellow-green? Here’s why: color systems authority Pantone has chosen a revitalizing shade aptly named Greenery for its 2017 Color of the […]

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Kitchens That Cook

| March 1, 2017
Kitchens That Cook

Creating A Culinary Space Text by Cheryl Alexander Kitchen designs are as varied as the cooks who use them. Some are so lackluster that even the thought of cooking in them can stifle any craving. Others, however, like the culinary spaces fashioned by these talented designers and their teams, really whet the appetite for creating […]

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Easy To Grow Dahlias

| March 1, 2017
Easy To Grow Dahlias

Plan Now For Spectacular Summer Blooms By Melinda Myers Photos by Longfield-Gardens.com Dahlias provide some of the garden’s biggest and most spectacular blooms. The flowers come in a rainbow of colors and many different styles and sizes, and all are excellent cut flowers. One of the best things about dahlias is how abundantly they bloom. […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Wonderful Wall Designs Using Antiques

| March 1, 2017
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Wonderful Wall Designs Using Antiques

Bring Your Item To Be Valued and Get One Free Appraisal from Dr. Lori Feb. 18-19 at the Berry Center.
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Dental Implants

| March 1, 2017
Dental Implants

The Next Best Thing To Natural Teeth By Judy Latta A strong, healthy smile can do wonders for your confidence and is critical to your overall health and well-being. Unhealthy and missing teeth can interfere with eating, smiling, and speaking and can lead to embarrassment and low self-esteem as well as more serious problems such […]

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Fewer Than Half of Americans Recognize Controllable Factors That Affect Cancer Risk

| March 1, 2017
Fewer Than Half of Americans Recognize  Controllable Factors That Affect Cancer Risk

More cite unproven factors as a cancer cause than recognize obesity and other established risk factors More Americans attribute stress and other unproven factors as those leading to cancer than recognize that alcohol, processed meat and other lifestyle habits have clear links to cancer risk, according to a recent survey from the American Institute for […]

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Around Cy-Fair, March 2017

| March 1, 2017
Around Cy-Fair,  March 2017

CY-FAIR HIGH SCHOOL COMMEMORATES 75TH ANNIVERSARY Seventy-five years to the day that the building first opened to students in 1942, Cy-Fair High School welcomed former students and staff members back for a 75th anniversary celebration on Jan. 22. Visitors browsed a “Cy-Fair Through the Decades” display and living museum in the cafeteria, which featured performances […]

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – March 2nd — More than Texas Independence Day

| March 1, 2017
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – March 2nd — More than Texas Independence Day

Representatives from much of Texas met at Washington on the Brazos in late February 1836 and quickly drafted a Declaration of Independence. Sam Houston and the other representatives signed it on March 2, 1836. Stephen F. Austin is known as the Father of Texas because he managed to get the Spanish government — and later […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students March 2017

| March 1, 2017
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students March 2017

JERSEY VILLAGE STUDENTS ATTEND PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION By Emmilyne Thomas, Jersey Village HS Forty-two students from Jersey Village High School traveled to Washington, D.C. to attend the presidential inauguration ceremony for the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump, on Jan. 20. Lan Lee, Jersey Village English teacher, organized the trip through EF Explore America, […]

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