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Gardening: 10 Steps to Easy-Care
Beds and Borders

| April 1, 2015
Gardening: 10 Steps to Easy-Care </br>Beds and Borders

Eco-Friendly Plants Save Gardening Effort Garden beds and borders, artfully filled with a colorful tapestry of flowers and foliage, are very much back in vogue. But unlike the traditional perennial beds and borders, which were labor intensive and peaked mainly in spring, today’s garden plots are filled with eco-friendly plants designed to perform better, require […]

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

| April 1, 2015
the Editor’s Picks …  Linda Anderson, editor & publisher April 2015

MY FAVORITES:

-Jeff Guidry and His Eagle
-Spinach, Mushroom & Feta Crustless Quiche
-No-Bake Chocolate Egg Nest Cookies

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR
It Happened in 1856

| April 1, 2015
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR </br> It Happened in 1856

The year 1856 was an interesting one. A History of the Railroads of Texas by S.G. Reed reports the commenced by Sept. 20, 1856, although newspaper reports mention July or earlier. The year is mentioned in an interesting account of early Texas: Tall Men with Long Rifles, the story of Creed Taylor’s role in the […]

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Your Risks for Bone Loss

| April 1, 2015
Your Risks for Bone Loss

Diseases And Conditions That Can Lead To Osteoporosis There are many health problems that may increase your chance of getting osteoporosis. If you have any of the following diseases or conditions that can cause bone loss, talk to your doctor about what you can do to keep your bones healthy. In some cases, when you […]

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Modern Moroccan Riad
in River Oaks

| April 1, 2015
Modern Moroccan Riad </br>in River Oaks

Contemporary interpretation blends age-old design with Old World details When Patrick and Pam Cohan decided they were ready to make a change in their living environment, they were motivated by a few factors. “We are now empty nesters and we wanted to create our forever home,” said Pam, “and we desired a different aesthetic altogether.”

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Cy-Fair ISD Athletes
Sign Letters of Intent

| April 1, 2015
Cy-Fair ISD Athletes </br>Sign Letters of Intent

More than 60 CFISD athletes signed letters of intent to play collegiate athletics for colleges or universities on National Signing Day, Feb. 4. More signings took place through the next week.

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports,
Students April 2015

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

CYPRESS WOODS GIRLS CLINCH STATE CHAMPIONSHIP The Cypress Woods High School girls’ basketball team clinched its first-ever state championship with a 57-49 win over Dallas Skyline in the Class 6A state final on March 7 at the Alamodome in San Antonio. The Wildcats completed a 35-1 season with the win over Skyline (31-7), which secured […]

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Discoveries: Unique finds for your home and lifestyle

| April 1, 2015
Discoveries: Unique finds for your home and lifestyle

EIGHT-LIGHT-CHANDELIER This elegant beaded chandelier from the John-Richard Collection, is handcrafted of iron and clear and bronze-plated crystal with a hand-applied gold-leaf finish. The John-Richard Collection is known for its distinctive artisan-crafted furniture and accessories. neimanmarcus.com _________________________________________________________________________________ HANDPAINTED SARDINE PLATTER This Crate and Barrel exclusive is handpainted and handcrafted in Portugal. Designer Andrew Ludick brings […]

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Cy-Fair Business April 2015

| April 1, 2015
Cy-Fair Business April 2015

CFISD Names New Principal For Yeager ES Laura Barrett, the principal at Owens Elementary School, has been named the new principal for Yeager Elementary School. Owens replaces Susan Brenz, who was named principal at Woodard Elementary School in January. Barrett has 24 years of educational experience, 22 of which have been in CFISD. She began […]

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Book Reviews

| April 1, 2015
Book Reviews

  OVER 50 AND FABULOUS Throughout their youth, females are inundated with information and advertising related to health and beauty. As they get older, however, that information becomes more difficult to find – especially as women enter their 60s and beyond. Beautiful Encore: Makeovers for Mature Women by Anne Reizer embraces aging by inspiring women […]

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Celebrating Spring in Los Cabos

| April 1, 2015
Celebrating Spring in Los Cabos

Mexico’s Premier Destination For First-Rate Fun And Year-Round Sun

If you’re looking for a sun-drenched springtime destination featuring ethereal beaches, lush accommodations, superb dining, great sport fishing, stunning golf courses and more, Los Cabos is the place you want to be!

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Dr. Madaiah Revana and His Wines

| April 1, 2015
Dr. Madaiah Revana and His Wines

Fritz Gitschner, former Executive Chef at the Houston Country Club, has created something very special at 60 Degrees Mastercrafted, located at 2300 Westheimer.

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Volkswagen Golf and Chevy Colorado

| April 1, 2015
Volkswagen Golf and Chevy Colorado

See the new Volkswagen Golf and Chevy Colorado

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Happenings in CY-FAIR

| March 1, 2015
Happenings in CY-FAIR

BRIDGELAND’S SIXTH ANNUAL BBQ COOK-OFF, ONLY MAR 28 Registration is now open for Bridgeland’s BBQ Cook-off, an annual event that’s back for its sixth year on Saturday, March 28 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Oak Meadow Park, 17730 House Hahl Road. For an entry fee of $40, local pit masters can battle for […]

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Carverdale BBQ Spot Lives On Through Namesake

| March 1, 2015
Carverdale BBQ Spot Lives On Through Namesake

Despite Changes, An Eatery Serves The Community For Nearly 50 Years By Joel Weckerly The small eatery that sits on the 5500 block of N. Gessner Drive was built nearly 50 years ago with students in the Fairbanks community as its cornerstone. When Virgie Handsborough and her late husband, Jessie, first opened Virgie’s Place in […]

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Pin Oak Charity Horse Show’s 70th Year!

| March 1, 2015
Pin Oak Charity Horse Show’s 70th Year!

A Long Tradition Of Giving And Excellence By Melanie Saxton Competitors, exhibitors and fans will become a part of history at the 2015 equestrian extravaganza, ringing in a remarkable 70th year. Since 1945, the Pin Oak Charity Horse Show has featured the world’s most accomplished equestrians to the delight of fans who travel near and […]

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Remember the Name: Blaze Tucker

| March 1, 2015
Remember the Name:  Blaze Tucker

Cy-Fair Native Is Blazing A Trail Of Success In Entertainment Cy-Fair native Blaze Tucker has been blazing a trail of success in the entertainment industry. He’s become the go-to young artist for his hard work, dedication, and love of the art. He’s worked on feature films, short films, commercials, PSAs, video projects, stages, podcasts, and […]

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Watercolor Art Society
of Houston

| March 1, 2015
Watercolor Art Society </br>of Houston

Group’s 38th International Exhibition Runs March 10-April 9 By Cheryl Alexander The Watercolor Art Society of Houston (WASH), a nonprofit arts organization that has been in existence for more than 50 years, encourages and supports the creation and appreciation of water-media art. The International Exhibition is the larger of WASH’s two major annual exhibits and […]

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CFISD 2015 Rodeo Art Winners

| March 1, 2015
CFISD 2015 Rodeo Art Winners

Selected Entries Will Be Displayed At Reliant Center CFISD’s winners in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR) School Art Program were announced after a panel of judges from the HLSR organization chose the top artwork from CFISD student artists. The selections have been taken to Reliant Arena for the next level of the contest. […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Jenni & Troy

| March 1, 2015
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Jenni & Troy

Text by Melanie Saxton | Photos by Candace Byers Photography Not many junior high crushes lead to the altar, but Jennifer Ruth Benefield and Troy Anthony Kisner can claim this unique distinction! Their road to forever began with a crush that blossomed during seventh and eighth grade Spanish classes and continued at Clements High School […]

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