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Transform your Backyard

| October 1, 2015
Transform your Backyard

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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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR
Snipe Hunting Adventures

| October 1, 2015
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR </br> Snipe Hunting Adventures

By Fred Collins Have you ever been snipe hunting? If you are like people, you are not sure if a snipe is real or fantasy. Most people that have hunted snipe likely come from generations of campers taken by a group of older kids, who gave them a bag to hold open in the dark […]

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Around Cy-Fair

| October 1, 2015
Around Cy-Fair

WARNER ES RAISES CHILDHOOD CANCER AWARENESS WITH BALLOON RELEASE Students and staff at Warner Elementary School honored families in the community impacted by childhood cancer on Sept. 16 by wearing gold-colored clothing and releasing gold balloons behind the school. The American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO) encouraged everyone to wear gold in September during Childhood Cancer […]

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Living With Low-Back Pain

| October 1, 2015
Living With Low-Back Pain

A conservative care approach may include chiropractic treatment and less reliance on prescription painkillers The American Chiropractic Asso­ciation (ACA), in response to recent research calling into question the efficacy of acetaminophen in the management of spinal pain, strongly encourages patients and healthcare providers to consider the benefits of a conservative approach to back pain. According […]

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What Are the Risk Factors for Breast Cancer?

| October 1, 2015
What Are the Risk Factors for Breast Cancer?

A look at lifestyle choices and other possible concerns A risk factor is anything that affects your chance of getting a disease, such as cancer. Different cancers have different risk factors. For example, exposing skin to strong sunlight is a risk factor for skin cancer. Smoking is a risk factor for cancers of the lung, […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports,
Students Oct 2015

| October 1, 2015
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, </br>Students Oct 2015

HIGH SCHOOLS DONATE, DELIVER 9,000 CLASSROOM BOOKS TO WOODARD ES A monthlong book drive effort held last spring at two district high schools resulted in approximately 9,000 books that were donated to CFISD’s brand-new Woodard Elementary School. The campus opened on Aug. 24 with classroom libraries fully stocked with quality reading material. A brainstorming idea […]

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Discoveries October 2015

| October 1, 2015
Discoveries October 2015

FRIENDLY PHEASANTS These colorful Friendly Pheasants add a festival feel to this season. This fuzzy duo features a colorful, detailed felt physique with a real feathered tail. Bendable wire feet allow you to perch these festive pheasants on a console, mantel, or tabletop. wisteria.com   RESTAURANT NEON SIGN C1040S Bonjour! Salvaged from a restaurant in […]

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Party Perfect Carvings for Halloween

| October 1, 2015
Party Perfect Carvings for Halloween

It’s that time of year – jack-o-melon carving time! Watermelon carvings are a fun and different way to show off your spookiest Halloween faces. Throwing a Monster Mash has never been more fun, and this watermelon carving makes the ultimate centerpiece as the head of Frankenstein. Then round out your party menu with these kid-friendly […]

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Cy-Fair Business Oct 2015

| October 1, 2015
Cy-Fair Business Oct 2015

NEW CFISD EDUCATIONAL VILLAGE PLANNED FOR BRIDGELAND Bridgeland, a development of The Howard Hughes Corporation, has announced that Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District (CFISD) has purchased 127.8 acres for a nearly one million-square-foot multi-campus, educational village located in Bridgeland, an award-winning master planned community in Cypress. This will be the first multi-campus location in Bridgeland. The […]

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Books October 2015

| October 1, 2015
Books October 2015

DINING ON A FOOD STAMP BUDGET When Leanne Brown moved to New York to earn a master’s degree in food studies, she learned that 46 million Americans have to survive on only $4 a day, the amount provided through SNAP (the U.S. government’s food stamps program). Millions of others, too, live under similar constraints – […]

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Hill Country Getaway

| October 1, 2015
Hill Country Getaway

Lakeway Resort and Spa provides relaxation, rejuvenation and recreation By Elizabeth Anthony Lakeway Resort and Spa is nestled in the Texas Hill Country just 30 minutes west of downtown Austin and along the shoreline of beautiful Lake Travis. The award-winning, AAA Four Diamond venue is the perfect location for a successful and invigorating meeting or […]

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Winning Wines

| October 1, 2015
Winning Wines

All varieties and a great range of prices SPARKLING: Bisol “Crede” Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore Spumante Brut — Made from Pinot Bianco and two relatively unknown grapes, Glera and Verdiso, this is one of my favorite Proseccos. Brilliant light straw color with a bouquet of wild flowers. Fresh and elegant, and simply transcends most of the […]

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GMC Canyon and Land Rover Discovery Sport

| October 1, 2015
GMC Canyon and Land Rover Discovery Sport

By Kelly Foss mycardata.com GMC Canyon | STARTING PRICE: $21,000 Buying a small pickup truck these days is a lot like walking into your favorite movie theater and ordering a small soda. “Small” doesn’t exist and you’re going to pay more for it than you would like. On the upside, 10 or 12 extra ounces […]

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Happenings in CY-FAIR

| September 1, 2015
Happenings in CY-FAIR

BECKY’S NEW CAR OPENS 11TH TEXAS REPERTORY SEASON, AUG. 27-SEPT. 20 The Texas Repertory Theatre Co., Houston’s Uptown Classic Theatre, opens its 11th Anniversary “Emerging Visions” Season with a new staging of the Steven Dietz comedy Becky’s New Car, opening on Aug. 27 and playing four performances a week through Sept. 20. Becky Foster doesn’t […]

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The Mural Project

| September 1, 2015
The Mural Project

Bringing Houston Arts To CITYCENTRE By Elizabeth Anthony Typically when Houstonians think about growth and construction, unsightly images of debris, huge cranes and construction equipment and horrific traffic jams come to mind. As well, few Houstonians consider traveling outside the loop to experience art and cultural events. However, with its mission of “Bringing Houston Arts […]

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CyRidge Coaches Back on the Field

| September 1, 2015
CyRidge Coaches Back on the Field

After His Liver Transplant, John Mcwilliams Returns With Fellow Coach And Liver Donor Matthew Beeler Nearly five months after a liver transplant from a fellow coach helped preserve his life, Cypress Ridge High School football coach John McWilliams returned to the room where his unique road to recovery began. “This is where I was, that […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Fionna & Dakota

| September 1, 2015
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS<br>  Fionna & Dakota

Text by Melanie Saxton  Photos by Ryan Bumgarner Photography They both grew up in Houston, went to the same Presbyterian church camps and swam competitively for club swim teams that regularly raced each other. It seems that they should have met, yet they didn’t until 10 years later, when an online dating service “matched” them […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now
September 2015

| September 1, 2015
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now <br>September 2015</br>

Paula Cademartori– Dun Dun mini appliqued leather and suede shoulder bag. net-a-porter.com     Stephen Dweck – Turquoise agate slice necklace. liberty.co.uk.com     Sass & Bide-Metallic Messiah tailored mini dress. sassandbide.com   Dolce & Gabbana-From the Fall 2015 collection. dolceandgabbana.com   Dolce & Gabbana – Rose-print D-frame acetate sunglasses. net-a-porter.com   Lanvin Flats– Ballerina […]

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What’s Underfoot in Laminate Flooring

| September 1, 2015
What’s Underfoot in Laminate Flooring

A consumer guide to this popular option for your home

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Toys that Inspire Art and Fashion

| September 1, 2015
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br>  Toys that Inspire Art and Fashion

Lori Verderame on Google+ Dr. Lori, Celebrity Ph.D. antiques appraiser, Dr. Lori hosts antiques appraisal events worldwide. Dr. Lori is the star appraiser on Discovery channel.   Visit www.DrLoriV.com, www.Facebook.com/DoctorLori, Lori Verderame on Google+or call (888) 431-1010. By Lori Verderame Repurposing crayons to Legos to Beanie babies In 2014, soap bubbles, little green army men and […]

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