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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Meghan & Scot

| January 1, 2016
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS<br> Meghan & Scot

Text by Melanie Saxton | Photos by Philip Thomas Photography Thanks to mutual friends, Meghan Elizabeth Hammonds and Scot Everett Gibson met for the first time at Meghan’s 10th year high school reunion. Lightning struck, and they became inseparable. A year and a half later, the happy couple exchanged vows at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now, January 2016

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

  GUCCI– Dionysus GG Supreme embroidered bag in supreme canvas. gucci.com

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Create Color Harmony in Your Home

| January 1, 2016
Create Color Harmony in Your Home

Color Expert Shares Her Tips For The Process By Kate Smith Selecting colors for your home is enjoyable when you understand a few basic principles of how color works. A bit of color know-how will allow you to turn your vision into reality. Keep these things in mind when selecting colors for your home and […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Finding Gems at Flea Markets

| January 1, 2016
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br> Finding Gems at Flea Markets

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 Slow and steady wins the race While lots of novice collectors are in the spirit of […]

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Creativity Flows in Bathroom Design Winners

| January 1, 2016
Creativity Flows in Bathroom Design Winners

Designers plumb their creative depths to give homeowners unique spaces In today’s homes, bath and powder rooms are as beautiful, luxurious and unique as any kitchen or master bedroom. The winners at the 2015 National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Design Competition took this once functional-only concept and let innovation flow! Described with a range […]

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the Editor’s Picks …
Linda Anderson, editor & publisher January 2016

| January 1, 2016
the Editor’s Picks … <br />Linda Anderson, editor & publisher January 2016</br>

MY FAVORITES:

– Homeless Buddies
– Homemade Mac and Cheese Bites
– Winter Vegetable Soup

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Bellisle: the First European Visitor to the Cypress Area Prairies?

| January 1, 2016
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Bellisle: the First European Visitor to the Cypress Area Prairies?

François Simars de Bellisle was born in France in 1695 and, in the autumn of 1719, was marooned with four companions near Galveston Bay. His companions all starved and died from exposure, yet he survived by being taken as a slave to a group of Atakapan Native Americans, who inhabited the upper reaches of Galveston […]

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Around Cy-Fair, Jan 2016

| January 1, 2016
Around Cy-Fair, Jan 2016

SHIELD BEARER AGENCY RECEIVES CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION Shield Bearer, a 501c3 nonprofit charity and a lead agency in the movement for healthy relationships, families, and communities, was honored to receive the Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition in honor of 10 years of service to the Cy-Fair, Tomball, and Northwest Houston communities. The group was “commended for […]

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Can Cosmetic Surgery Make
You More Likeable?

| January 1, 2016
Can Cosmetic Surgery Make <br />You More Likeable?</br>

Study Finds Facial Rejuvenation Could Change How People Perceive Your Personality By Judy Latta We have all heard the adage, “don’t judge a book by its cover,” which encourages us to not pass judgment on others based on their outward appearances. Ideally, of course, this seems like good advice since first impressions are superficial and […]

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Athletes Sign With Colleges During Early Signing Period 2016

| January 1, 2016
Athletes Sign With Colleges During Early Signing Period 2016

CFISD athletes signed the dotted line to continue their endeavors on the collegiate level during the early signing period, which launched on Nov. 11. The following student athletes signed or plan to sign during the early signing period: Cy-Fair High School Baseball – Hunter Edwards, University of Houston; Hayden Wesneski, Sam Houston State University; and […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports,
Students January 2016

| January 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, </br>Students January 2016

TEEN LEADERSHIP STUDENTS HELP ‘PICK UP THE TAB’ FOR LOCAL FAMILIES CFISD Teen Leadership programs from area middle and high schools participated in a district-wide initiative to collect soda tabs for the Houston area Ronald McDonald House Charity (RMHC). Partnering with campus groups, as well as local community organizations, students collected more than 500 pounds […]

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CFISD Students Honor Service Men and Women

| January 1, 2016
CFISD Students Honor Service Men and Women

Schools Hold Numerous Veterans Day Observances Schools throughout CFISD honored retired and active service men and women during Veterans Day celebrations held in November. Veterans throughout the community were invited to attend the celebrations, which included meals, parades, musical performances, skits and speeches designed to honor those who defend the freedoms of the United States. […]

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Local Art Students Showcased at Via Colori Festival

| January 1, 2016
Local Art Students Showcased at Via Colori Festival

  Taking Their Painting To The Streets In Annual Artfest Cypress Springs and Cypress Lakes high school art students traveled to downtown Houston the weekend of Nov. 21-22 to participate in the Via Colori street painting festival. Celebrating its 10th anniversary and sponsored by The Center for Hearing & Speech, the festival continued the legacy […]

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Discoveries January 2016

| January 1, 2016
Discoveries January 2016

REGINA ANDREW LIGHTING The Regina Andrew Maison chandelier lends compelling classic style to living rooms, foyers, entryways, and hallways. This curvaceous metal fixture features a stunning gold and white finish, complementing ornate tassel detailing. laylagrayce.com

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Cy-Fair Business January 2016

| January 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Business January 2016

PETER HUNTSMAN JOINS MEMORIAL HERMANN BOARD OF DIRECTORS Peter R. Huntsman, president and CEO of Huntsman Corporation, has been named to the Memorial Hermann Health System Board of Directors, effective Jan. 1. “Memorial Hermann is a nationally recognized healthcare provider that has served the Houston region for more than 100 years,” Huntsman said. “I look […]

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Book Reviews January 2016

| January 1, 2016
Book Reviews January 2016

DECORATE ANYTHING Introducing Washi Tape Crafts: 110 Ways to Decorate Just About Anything by Amy Anderson – a crafting book for savvy crafters and non-crafters alike. Fun, removable and remarkably easy to use, washi tape is endlessly versatile. Use it to design coasters and dress up keyboards, create faux wallpaper and brighten up a chair, […]

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TPC Sawgrass/ THE PLAYERS Championship

| January 1, 2016
TPC  Sawgrass/ THE PLAYERS Championship

  Book A Stay And Play By Noel Valentine As if the climate and natural beauty weren’t enough, each May fans flock to the Florida sun for a chance to catch a glimpse of golf’s most illustrious champions during THE PLAYERS Champ­ionship at TPC Sawgrass (The Players Club) in what is one of the most […]

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Great Wines, Good Restaurants and a Book Signing

| January 1, 2016
Great Wines, Good Restaurants and a Book Signing

A Top Recommendation From Argentina TOP RECOMMENDATION My top recommendation for this month has to be Luca Malbec from Uco Valley, Argentina. Every vintage since 2005 has been outstanding, and the 2012, recently tasted, is no exception. The bottle itself, tall, heavy and bold, foreshadows something special. And it is. My vote for a perineal […]

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Mazda CX-3 and Toyota 4Runner Trail

| January 1, 2016
Mazda CX-3 and Toyota 4Runner Trail

MAZDA CX-3 | Starting Price: $20,000

TOYOTA 4RUNNER TRAIL Starting Price: $33,500

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