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CHAMPIONS LIGHTING

| March 1, 2016
CHAMPIONS LIGHTING

Established in 1976 and located in the Barnes & Noble/Randall’s Center, this showroom offers some of the most unique lighting around. Along with one-of-a-kind restored antique lighting, they have chandeliers, lamps and home accessories to fit any budget. They offer a great selection for consumers who don’t want to be “average,” and a very personalized, […]

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LEATHER SHOPPES

| March 1, 2016
LEATHER SHOPPES

  713.690.9400 leathershoppes.com 10784 Kempwood Dr. (1-10/Beltway 8)

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DROPSHADE.COM

| March 1, 2016
DROPSHADE.COM

From the smallest solar shade to giant patio drop shade systems, Dropshade has what it takes to create innovative and effective shade products. Our crews manufacture thousands of shades every year! Dropshade is family owned and operated, and our tradition, integrity and superior customer service have made us a leading manufacturer of sun control systems. […]

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COLONY BUILDERS

| March 1, 2016
COLONY BUILDERS

Their combined years of field, technical and management experience in the all aspects of the construction industry, along with our in-depth knowledge and application of the design-build method for project management, make Colony Builders your choice as the general contractor for your next home renovation, addition, or restoration construction project. 713-272-6624 colonybuildersinc.com

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MC CONSTRUCTION, LLC

| March 1, 2016
MC CONSTRUCTION, LLC

Since 2003, MC Construction has specialized in turning the dreams of its clients into reality. They bring personal attention, creativity and professionalism to every job. With several years of experience, quality and customer satisfaction is their #1 priority; they are committed to making your dreams come true as a registered, insured contractor. Call today for […]

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TEXAS CUSTOM PATIOS

| March 1, 2016
TEXAS CUSTOM PATIOS

They custom design and build patio covers (attached and freestanding), outdoor kitchens, screened porches, room additions, decorative patios, decks and more. The latest trends and products will transform your backyard but maintain your home’s original architecture and add value, beauty and function all year. Well known for their exceptional professionalism, seamless construction and excellent workmanship. […]

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ABA POOL SERVICE AND REPAIR

| March 1, 2016
ABA POOL SERVICE AND REPAIR

For over 15 years, ABA Pool Service and Repair has provided the highest quality service and repairs to The Woodlands and Cy-Fair areas.They specialize in Tile Cleaning, Plaster, Heaters, Pumps, Filters, Lights, Salt Systems and Weekly Maintenance. ABA Pool Service and Repair always provides professional, prompt and affordable services. Call today to schedule an appointment […]

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MIRROR LAKE

| March 1, 2016
MIRROR LAKE

Remember this!!! Hoping that a pool contractor can give your family a fun backyard resort is a bit like hoping the cattle rancher can plan your daughter’s wedding. Your reception plans may include beef but this guy is not qualified to orchestrate your daughter’s big day. It’s the same for your backyard. Get a landscape […]

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Sophisticated Upgrades Transform Suburban Home

| February 1, 2016
Sophisticated Upgrades Transform Suburban Home

Remodel provides more comfort, beauty and function Michael and Karla Beehler built their existing home in 2007 to better accommodate their lives and work after their children graduated from high school. 

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Happenings in CY-FAIR
February 2016

| February 1, 2016
Happenings in CY-FAIR </br> February 2016

22ND ANNUAL CFISD LIVESTOCK SHOW AND SALE RETURNS, FEB. 4-6 The 22nd Annual Cypress-Fairbanks ISD Livestock Show Association Show and Sale will be held Feb. 4-6 at the CFISD Exhibit Center, 11206 Telge Road. The CFISD community gave a combined total of nearly $890,000 during the 2015 show through the premium sale, freezer sale and […]

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Police Department Gives Back to CFISD

| February 1, 2016
Police Department Gives Back to CFISD

    OFFICERS MAKE SURPRISE VISITS TO SCHOOLS THAT HAVE SUPPORTED THEM The CFISD police department brought a “Blue Christmas” to Lamkin Elementary School without ever having to sing an Elvis song. Members of the command staff made a surprise delivery of a blue Christmas tree decorated with the police department patch as a display […]

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Cy-Fair ISD Announces Rodeo Art Winners

| February 1, 2016
Cy-Fair ISD Announces Rodeo Art Winners

Artwork Of 13 Students To Be Displayed At NRG Center Several Cy-Fair ISD student artists had their artwork chosen as winners in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo School Art Program. The announcement came in mid-January after a panel of judges from the organization chose the top artwork. The selections have been taken to NRG Arena […]

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Cupid Keeps Love Alive

| February 1, 2016
Cupid Keeps Love Alive

Romance is in the air! Local sweethearts share inspiring stories… and tips on keeping true love alive! As the poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning wrote, “I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.” This Valentine’s Day sentiment is exemplified by four remarkable couples, each with […]

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Las Residencias Golf & Beach Club

| February 1, 2016
Las Residencias Golf & Beach Club

Where you really do get what you want By Noelle Valentine If world-class golf, pristine beach-front vistas and easy travel from Houston define your idea of the perfect getaway, then Las Residencias Golf and Beach Club is a destination that will give you exactly what you want. Las Residencias is a Private Residence Club devoted […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Kimberli & Sam

| February 1, 2016
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS<br> Kimberli & Sam

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by DC Stanley Photography Kimberli Eve Bowman and Samuel Jack Bishop’s union proves that true love can sneak up on a couple when they least expect it! The Katy couple were married on June 13, 2015 by Houston attorney and spiritual scholar Mark Lanier at The Stone Chapel, followed by […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now, February 2016

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

  Valentino- Valentino Garavani L’amour sandal in strass on a suede base and kid leather straps. Heart details and word “L’Amour” embellished with strass. valentino.com     Stella McCartney- Kaitlyn dress with botanical embroidery design. stellamccartney.com     Miu Miu – Patent and nappa leather shoulder bag in Begonia. miumiu.com     Alice + Olivia- […]

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Decorate with Global Style

| February 1, 2016
Decorate with Global Style

Add impact with endless possibilities of color schemes and textiles from around the world By Kate Smith Whether you travel abroad or simply appreciate global style from the comfort of your own corner of the world, adapting cultural color schemes and design elements can transform your indoor and outdoor spaces. A blend of cultural traditions […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
When a Beloved Collection Can be a Burden

| February 1, 2016
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br> When a Beloved Collection Can be a Burden

Tips for those who inherit a collection

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Granite Countertops are Here to Stay

| February 1, 2016
Granite Countertops are Here to Stay

These four reasons highlight their durability and appeal By Kathleen M. McCoy Granite continues to be the preferred choice for kitchen countertops nationwide. According to the NKBA 2014 Kitchen & Bath Style Report, a stunning 91 percent of respondents specified granite when designing new kitchen countertops. Deanna Carlton, Kitchen Design Group, echoed these statistics when […]

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the Editor’s Picks … February 2016

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

MY FAVORITES:

-Puppy Greeted By Cows
-Easy Molten Chocolate
-Winter Vegetable Salad

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Valentine’s Day Cards in 1909

| February 1, 2016
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Valentine’s Day Cards in 1909

Valentine’s Day is the day we all celebrate romance. Most suitors lavish their sweethearts with roses and chocolate along with an appropriate card. Cards became popular in England during the 1800s, and by the early 1900s, were common in the United States as well. As every suitor knows, Valentine’s Day can get expensive, and I […]

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Around Cy-Fair, February 2016

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

DISTRICT PARTNERS CELEBRATE GIFT OF GIVING CFISD departments, schools and business partners commemorated the joy of the holiday season by giving back to local organizations, families and schools throughout December. The CFISD police department delivered 21 bicycles and helmets to the local outreach organization Cypress Assistance Ministries (CAM) on Dec. 17, which were distributed to […]

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Seven Healthy Heart Measures May Reduce Heart Failure Risk

| February 1, 2016
Seven Healthy Heart Measures May Reduce Heart Failure Risk

At 40, Men And Women Have A 1 In 5 Chance Of Developing Heart Failure In Their Lifetime P eople scoring well on the American Heart Association’s Life’s Simple 7 checklist for a healthy heart are less likely to develop heart failure, a condition that reduces blood and oxygen flow to the body, according to […]

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