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Where Bayou Meets City Chic

| July 1, 2015
Where Bayou Meets City Chic

Couple fuses love of the outdoors with vintage glam Rarely do haute couture, glamour and outdoor organic stylishly meet; high fashion chic and eco-friendly are unlikely friends; and seldom do Mississippi Delta and New York runway successfully pair. Yet Tia and Jempy Neyman have fused these elements magnificently in their home on a bayou. Touring […]

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Journalism Students Claim Awards

| July 1, 2015
Journalism Students Claim Awards

CFISD Students Win Big At ILPC Convention Students from five CFISD high schools won awards at the 88th annual Interscholastic League Press Conference (ILPC), the state journalism convention held at the University of Texas April 18-19. The Cy-Fair High School student newspaper, The Reporter, headlined the awards ceremony by earning a Silver Star — one […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports,
Students July 2015

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

TWO STUDENTS WIN TOUCHDOWN CLUB SCHOLAR ATHLETE AWARDS Two CFISD student athletes won spring 2015 Greater Houston High School Scholar Athlete awards for their respective sports at the Touchdown Club of Houston 49th Spring Sports Scholar-Athlete Dinner, presented by the Bank of River Oaks, on May 27 at the JW Marriott. Cypress Woods High School […]

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Discoveries

| July 1, 2015
Discoveries

BOHEMIAN PARASOLS These one-of-a-kind Bohemian Parasols are uniquely and opulently adorned with tasseled edges and intricate hand embroidery on vintage cotton fabric. Set the scene by hanging a grouping above the dining table or simply add vibrant color to any room. Measuring approximately 26″ in diameter, each handmade umbrella is unique in fabric and design. […]

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No Garden Space? No Problem.

| July 1, 2015
No Garden Space? No Problem.

Enjoy Flowers, Herbs And Edibles In Containers By Melinda Myers Brighten up your patio, deck or front entrance with containers. They’re an excellent way to add color, fragrance and beauty where plantable space is limited or nonexistent. Set a few containers on the front or back steps, in the corner of your deck or in […]

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Easy Treats for the Fourth of July

| July 1, 2015
Easy Treats for the Fourth of July

Everyone will be bringing some­thing to the 4th of July picnic, but you can bring the grand finale. Each of these tasty sweet treats captures the flair of the 4th without the fuss. In just a little time, you can add patriotic color and fun flavor to classics like cupcakes, ice cream cones and cookies. […]

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Cy-Fair Business July 2015

| July 1, 2015
Cy-Fair Business July 2015

KENDRA SCOTT BOUTIQUE HELPS RAISE FUNDS FOR CYFEN SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT The 7th Annual Cy-Fair Women’s Expo sponsored by Three20Three and Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, once again proves that a woman’s best friend is jewelry; Kendra Scott Jewelry, of course. Purchases of Kendra Scott Jewelry at the Cy-Fair Women’s Expo allowed a portion of the […]

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Books July 2015

| July 1, 2015
Books July 2015

  MAKE A GREAT GARDEN ROOM Outdoor living writer Sally Coulthard provides an extensive overview of small outdoor spaces in Shed Decor. Perfect for work, play or relaxation, a shed is small in space and investment, can easily fit in a backyard or garden, and, as this inspirational design guide shows, can be beautiful. From […]

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Summertime at Las Verandas

| July 1, 2015
Summertime at Las Verandas

By Elizabeth Anthony Just off the Caribbean Coast of Honduras is Roatán, the largest of the Bay Islands, where spectacular diving and snorkeling draw visitors from around the world. The island is completely surrounded by a large reef system that is part of the Mesoamerican reef – the second-largest barrier reef in the world – […]

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”Wine and Spirits” Top 10 and More Winners

| July 1, 2015
”Wine and Spirits” Top 10 and More Winners

Great finds at all price points By Denman Moody author, The Advanced Oenophile The top 10 wineries of the April 2015 issue of “Wine and Spirits” Top 50 Sold at Restaurants, are, with permission: Jordan, Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, Sonoma-Cutrer, Duckhorn, Cake­bread, Caymus, Silver Oak, Kistler, Veuve Clicquot and Chateau Ste. Michelle. And I noticed […]

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Volvo V60 and Jaguar F-Type

| July 1, 2015
Volvo V60 and Jaguar F-Type

By Kelly Foss mycardata.com Volvo V60 | Starting price: $36,800 A Stately Euro Wagon Perhaps the one thing European manufacturers do exceptionally well is make station wagons. And perhaps no Euro carmaker does station wagons better than Volvo. Safety, style, performance, design — you name it — it’s all there in the V60. As wagons […]

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Happenings in CY-FAIR

| June 1, 2015
Happenings in CY-FAIR

MARAVILLOSO 2015: THE WATER FESTIVAL AT DISCOVERY GREEN, JUNE 5-6 Maravilloso!, Discovery Green’s signature contemporary performance art series, returns June 5-6 featuring Chanson d’Eau, a renowned artistic company from Belgium and The Netherlands, and a commissioned dance by Karen Stokes Dance. Making its U.S. debut at Discovery Green, Chanson d’Eau will bring installation and performance […]

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5 New Things to do in Galveston!

| June 1, 2015
5 New Things to do in Galveston!

Besides Beaches, Vacation Destination Also Offers Fun, Food, Family Attractions, Tours, Culture And History Why not experience life on island time on your long-awaited vacation this summer? Galveston Island’s enchanting views of sparkling waters and sandy shores are just a couple of reasons why time seems to stand still in this historic beach town. This […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Allison & Clark

| June 1, 2015
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS<br />Allison & Clark</br>

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Katie Lamb Photography Allison Heather and Clark Needham met quite by chance one year out of college. She loves champagne, chandeliers and dinner parties, while he favors boots, beer and breakfast tacos. Proving that opposites do indeed attract – and stay attracted — they fused her sense of elegance […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now
June 2015

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

DAFITI Latin America’s largest online fasion retailer has launched its own fashion collection, the Dafiti Collection, and signed Brazilian models Alessandra Ambrósio and Marlon Teixera to embody the style of the brand. The main focus of the Dafiti Collection is to position the e-commerce business as a fashion authority in the domestic market. With a fast-fashion […]

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Design Stars Share Their
Best-Loved Looks

| June 1, 2015
Design Stars Share Their <br>Best-Loved Looks</br>

Tips To Achieve Your Own Superior Interiors! By Cheryl Alexander Every design project is as unique as the person who designs it. Each project has its own function, flair and feel. With this in mind, we asked some lead designers to share their favorite projects, detailing how they collaborated with the clients, what they used […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Flowers Speak Volumes in Fine Art

| June 1, 2015
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Flowers Speak Volumes in Fine Art

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 Let Your Collection Blossom All things botanical have long inspired artists. Many famous artists were also […]

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It’s All in Store and on the Floor

| June 1, 2015
It’s All in Store and on the Floor

See What Trends Are Underfoot From The World Floor Covering Association By Leah Gross-Harmon Whether soft or hard surface, Mother Nature is definitely influencing the future looks of flooring. Especially popular are “weathered” and “worn” looks showing up in every category. You might think that this goes against the grain of our high-tech world — […]

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the Editor’s Picks …
Linda Anderson, editor & publisher June 2015

| June 1, 2015
the Editor’s Picks … <br />Linda Anderson, editor & publisher June 2015</br>

MY FAVORITES:

– Chihuahua Protects Kittens
– Grilled Potatoes
– Peach and Blueberry Greek Yogurt Cake

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR
The Old Humble Service Station in Cypress Top Park

| June 1, 2015
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR </br> The Old Humble Service Station in Cypress Top Park

Humble Oil, which is known today as ExxonMobil, was building franchise service stations across America as the new mobile population boomed. Soon after 1952, Humble realized that its brick-and-mortar service stations might be built on a highway that would become obsolete. It designed a modern modular structure that could more easily be moved. The service […]

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Cheer the Grad. Honor Dad.

| June 1, 2015
Cheer the Grad. Honor Dad.

GALVESTON ISLAND CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU The siren song of breaking waves draws visitors to Galveston Island’s beaches generation after generation. Warm breezes and year-round temperate seas complement the city’s rich historic districts, unique attractions, and bustling shops. Galveston’s relaxed island atmosphere is only 50 minutes from Houston, yet a world away in spirit. Contact […]

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Around Cy-Fair

| June 1, 2015
Around Cy-Fair

$35,000 RAISED FOR COMMUNITY THROUGH NATURE FEST More than15,000 attendees and 10,486 pounds of wild animals filled Oak Meadow Park at Bridgeland on May 2 for the eighth Nature Fest, an annual event that brings attention to the award-winning master planned community’s commitment to the environment and ecosystem. The star of the show, Jack Hanna, […]

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Prevent What’s Preventable And Immunize – On Time, Every Time

| June 1, 2015
Prevent What’s Preventable And Immunize – On Time, Every Time

Parents Need To Be Mindful Of Their Child’s Immunization Status By Dr. Julie Boom, Director, Infant and Childhood Immunization at Texas Children’s Center for Vaccine Awareness and Research, and Rachel Cunningham, MPH As children everywhere wrap up the school year and embark on summer adventures, parents need to be mindful of their child’s immunization status. […]

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