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Kitchen Design Winners Set High Standards

| December 1, 2015
Kitchen Design Winners Set High Standards

A wide range of kitchen styles garnered awards at this year’s National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Design Competition – from Moroccan flair, elegant touches of French Provincial, a rustic farm look and feel, a cake baker’s dream, a 1940s Cape Cod appearance and more! While the winning stylings are eclectic, the kitchens all have […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Collecting Advent Calendars

| December 1, 2015
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br> Collecting Advent Calendars

From the Latin term adventus, Advent means “the arrival.” For centuries, Advent has been a time of spiritual reflection for Christians in anticipation of the birth of Jesus Christ.

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Spruce Up Your Exterior Doors

| December 1, 2015
Spruce Up Your Exterior Doors

Care For This Important Focal Point Before Your Holiday Guests Arrive Before guests arrive for the December holidays, homeowners should take stock of their home exterior doors to renew and beautify them to assure years of long-lasting beauty and service. “Entry doors are like other key features of the home because they require routine maintenance,” […]

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Cash Registers Brought the Sounds of Christmas Bells

| December 1, 2015
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Cash Registers Brought the Sounds of Christmas Bells

Views of the 1903 NCR cash register from the front, from behind and a close-up of the personlized name plate made for E.F. Juergen. Christmas bells mean many things to different people, but many will recall the quote from the movie, It’s a Wonderful Life: “Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.” […]

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Holiday Gift Guide – December 2015

| December 1, 2015
Holiday Gift Guide –  December 2015

THE BILLIARD FACTORY Enabling all friends and families to share priceless times together, one game room at a time. It is our pledge that the Billiard Factory will work hard to earn your business, striving to provide our customers with the highest quality products and top-notch Customer service. 281-444-5740 billiardfactory.com

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Downton Abbey’s Final Season Promises Surprises

| December 1, 2015
Downton Abbey’s Final Season  Promises Surprises

Series Is Most-Watched Drama In PBS History Fans of Downton Abbey know all too well: Season 6 will be the final one of the hit drama series, which is co-produced by Carnival Films and MASTERPIECE and is shown in the Houston area on Houston Public Media TV8. Millions of people worldwide have followed the journey […]

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Around Cy-Fair, Dec 2015

| December 1, 2015
Around Cy-Fair, Dec 2015

HOWL-O-WEEN FEST AT BRIDGELAND RAISES FUNDS FOR PET GROUPS Despite the inclement weather, more than 1,200 people and their pups had a waggin’ good time at the seventh annual Howl-O-Ween Fest on Saturday, Oct. 24 at Bridgeland, an award-winning master planned community, located in Cypress. Howl-O-Ween Fest at Bridgeland raised $1,100 for local pet rescue […]

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Diet and Physical Activity

| December 1, 2015
Diet and Physical Activity

What’s The Cancer Connection? How much do daily habits like diet and exercise affect your risk for cancer? Much more than you might think. Research has shown that poor diet and not being active are 2 key factors that can increase a person’s cancer risk. The good news is that you do something about this. […]

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Love Your Neck

| December 1, 2015
Love Your Neck

Most of us obsess over our complexions, the most visible part of our bodies, and would never forget to pamper our faces with meticulously selected cleansers, exfoliators, sunscreens, toners and …

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports,
Students Dec 2015

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

CY SPRINGS STUDENTS DONATE TO CHARITY FOR TRAFFICKING VICTIMS Members of the Girls RULE (Respect – Understanding – Love – Each Other) club at Cypress Springs High School donated toiletry items to the charity Free the Captives, which benefits teenage girls who have been victims of human trafficking. Girls RULE, which was established in 2010 […]

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Discoveries Dec 2015

| December 1, 2015
Discoveries Dec 2015

SNOW DAY HOLIDAY PILLOW A joyful snowman greets a snowy day with outstretched arms in this whimsical design by Joan Anderson of A&B Designs. Standing out white against a red felt background, the snowman is detailed with hand-guided machine embroidery. Pillow reverses to solid red. Decorative pillows include your choice of a plush feather-down or […]

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Serve Up Nutrients and Color

| December 1, 2015
Serve Up Nutrients and Color

Roasted Winter Veggies And Tri-Colored Potatoes With all of the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, remember that making healthy and appealing foods does not have to keep you in the kitchen all day long. Recipes using versatile, heart-smart canola oil – one of the healthiest cooking oils in the world – are ideal […]

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Cy-Fair Business Dec 2015

| December 1, 2015
Cy-Fair Business Dec 2015

CFISD NAMES NEW PRINCIPAL FOR CYPRESS CREEK HS Vicki Snokhous, principal at Arnold Middle School, was named the new principal at Cypress Creek High School on Oct. 19. Snokhous replaces Sandy Trujillo, who announced her resignation this fall. Snokhous has 32 years of experience in education, 18 of them in CFISD. Her CFISD career began […]

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Book Reviews December 2015

| December 1, 2015
Book Reviews December 2015

CROSSWORDS FOR CHRISTMAS
The release of The New York Times ‘Tis the Season Crosswords means that it’s time for cocoa, Christmas trees and winter holidays. St. Martin’s Press …

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The Jewel of the Golden Isles

| December 1, 2015
The Jewel of the Golden Isles

Sea Island Offers Visitors Southern Hospitality That Never Goes Out Of Style By Noelle Valentine Sea Island – a private, coastal Georgia resort island – is an exceptional destination appealing to those who appreciate gracious service and heartfelt Southern hospitality. Home to two of the Top 10 resorts in the continental U.S., as recognized in […]

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Great Values

| December 1, 2015
Great Values

Tastings With Republic, Chamelion And More Winners With Dinner By Denman Moody author of The Advanced Oenophile

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Nissan Maxima and Lexus NX

| December 1, 2015
Nissan Maxima and Lexus NX

NISSAN MAXIMA | Starting price: $32,500

LEXUS NX | Starting price: $35,000

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GROUND ZERO FLOORS

| December 1, 2015
GROUND ZERO FLOORS

Ground Zero Floors LLC is a dust free tile and flooring removal company that uses proprietary equipment and processes, which is safer, cleaner and faster than traditional flooring removal services. Ground Zero Floors’ dust free process will help protect those that are young or elderly and/or those that suffer from respiratory illnesses. For further information […]

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SCL Metal Works

| December 1, 2015
SCL Metal Works

Specializing in wrought iron doors, wine doors and gates, stair railings, balconies and iron inserts made by skilled artisans. New construction and retrofits. Their doors are investments for your future! Family owned and operated in Cypress. 832-498-2362 sclmetalworks.com

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THE POOL MAN

| December 1, 2015
THE POOL MAN

The Pool Man was established in 1981 to provide quality swimming pool service and new pool construction to customers in the Houston, Tomball, Magnolia and Cypress areas. They are a family owned business that strives to give each customer what they deserve…the very best. Custom Designed Pool and Service. Visit the Pool Man on Facebook. […]

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