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Discoveries

| June 1, 2015
Discoveries

ONE-OF-A-KIND DESIGNS This new line of interior and outdoor furniture is made from reclaimed tropical fishing boats. These one-of-a-kind, colorful and sustainable designs have been carefully sanded by expert craftsmen to reveal a rainbow of glorious colors peeled away from a rich and colorful past life spent at sea. The resulting furniture is highly durable […]

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Cy-Fair Business June 2015

| June 1, 2015
Cy-Fair Business June 2015

HOUSTON METHODIST WILLOWBROOK HOSPITAL RECOGNIZED PHYSICIANS ON NATIONAL DOCTORS’ DAY Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital honored their physicians on National Doctors’ Day by displaying a large banner outside of the hospital that read, “Our Doctors Are Rock Stars.” “Our medical staff, which exceeds 800 physicians, consists of world-class, compassionate and talented doctors who are dedicated to […]

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Books June 2015

| June 1, 2015
Books June 2015

THE MEANING OF LIFE Authentic personal relationships in life are essential to our well-being. In Robert R. Ball’s new book, Being With: Maybe This Is What Life Is All About, he reveals the profound meanings contained within the simple phrase “being with.” On the basis of both modern psychology and extensive Biblical references, this little […]

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Fly Fishing Paradise

| June 1, 2015
Fly Fishing Paradise

Grab Your Basket And Pole And Get Yourself To Jackson Hole By Elizabeth Anthony Jackson Hole, Wyoming, is a singularly beautiful, special place – unlike any destination in the world. Located along the border of Wyoming and Idaho, Jackson Hole is the valley floor between the Teton Mountain Range and the Snake River. The name […]

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More Winners for Dinner

| June 1, 2015
More Winners for Dinner

Great Finds At All Prices By Denman Moody author, The Advanced Oenophile WHITE WINES Tom Gore Vineyards Chardonnay California 2013 — “Great wines start in the vineyard.” Tom Gore has worked in the family vineyards from the time he learned to walk, working the harvest alongside favorable reception, burst onto the market with 75,000 cases each of […]

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Toyota Highlander is an Excellent Vehicle

| June 1, 2015
Toyota Highlander is an Excellent Vehicle

Performance And Safety Combine With Comfort And Tech The Buzz: Among its other accolades, the Toyota Highlander earned a “2015 Best 3-Row Midsize SUV for Families” from U.S. News and World Report for its “best combination of interior space, safety and reliability ratings and available family-friendly features in its class.” The magazine also gave the […]

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Mercedes-Benz GLA and Infiniti QX80

| June 1, 2015
Mercedes-Benz GLA  and Infiniti QX80

MERCEDES-BENZ GLA | Starting Price: $31,300 With a base price of $31,300, the Mercedes-Benz GLA has but one task: to capture the conquest customer. In the automotive world, that means going after first-time small luxury SUV shoppers. That’s no small task with stiff competition from the likes of the Lexus NX, Audi Q3 and BMW […]

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Happenings in CY-FAIR

| May 1, 2015
Happenings in CY-FAIR

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Liver Transplant Bonds Two Coaches

| May 1, 2015
Liver Transplant Bonds Two Coaches

Cypress Ridge HS Coach John Mcwilliams Gets A Lease On Life From Colleague Matt Beeler For three years, Cypress Ridge High School coaches John McWilliams and Matt Beeler have shared a school, an office and a sideline. But it is another commonality — Type O blood — that has prolonged one of their lives. The link […]

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Portrait of an Artist

| May 1, 2015
Portrait of an Artist

By Cheryl Alexander In 1978, Mark Stewart, now an award-winning artist and architect, made his first visit to New York City as an employee of a large Houston-based architectural firm. He was less than two years out of college and was traveling with a fellow employee not much older than himself. They decided to hang […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Nicole & Jadeon

| May 1, 2015
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Nicole & Jadeon

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Debbie Lourens Photography and ST Photography Cape Town Imagine the logistics of planning a wedding overseas! That’s precisely the challenge faced by Nicole Mora of Katy and Jadeon du Toit of South Africa and their family and friends. To accommodate all their loved ones, the couple had a simple civil […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now May 2015

| May 1, 2015
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now May 2015

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Pretty Papered Walls

| May 1, 2015
Pretty Papered Walls

Adding “Just The Right Touch” To Your Home

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Fill Your Vacation with Art

| May 1, 2015
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Fill Your Vacation with 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 Museums, Resorts And Cruise Ships Showcase Fine Art If you are planning a trip this summer, […]

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Splashdown to Summer Fun

| May 1, 2015
Splashdown to Summer Fun

Planning Your Pool For A Fabulous Outdoor Experience By Elizabeth Anthony Summertime fun is quickly approaching and now is a great time to begin planning for splashdown in your very own backyard pool. Start with a vision of your family’s outdoor space. Imagine your dream backyard when you’re entertaining or when it’s just you and […]

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR
Shearing Sheep in Old Cypress

| May 1, 2015
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR </br> Shearing Sheep in Old Cypress

By the 1930s, most farmers in the Cypress area were German descendants who were second- and third-generation Texans. They or their parents had once made a living growing cotton. The Great Depression and its poor cotton market caused them to look for other ways to make a living. Since they owned their land and intended […]

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Around Cy-Fair

| May 1, 2015
Around Cy-Fair

CAMP FOR ALL 2U VISITS MD ANDERSON CHILDREN’S CANCER HOSPITAL Recently Camp For All and MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital teamed to bring the best of Camp For All’s outdoor camp experience indoors to Children’s Cancer Hospital inpatients and their siblings. Patients and family were able to enjoy activities such as zip lining, learning archery, […]

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Managing Stress and Blood Pressure

| May 1, 2015
Managing Stress and Blood Pressure

Be Mindful Of These Tips To Lower Your Stress Level In today’s fast-paced world filled with increasing demands, it’s important to manage your stress level. Some people cope with stress by overeating or eating unhealthy foods, smoking, drinking and other activities that raise their risk for heart attack, stroke and high blood pressure. Although stress […]

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The Ultimate Arthritis Diet

| May 1, 2015
The Ultimate Arthritis Diet

Mediterranean Staples Fight Pain And Inflammation By Amy Paturel One of the most common questions people with any form of arthritis have is, “Is there an arthritis diet?” Or more to the point, “What can I eat to help my joints?” The answer, fortunately, is that many foods can help. Following a diet low in […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports,
Students May 2015

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

THOUSAND GUYS IN TIES PROGRAM EMPOWERS SECONDARY STUDENTS Students at five CFISD schools celebrated unity and empowerment through the Thousand Guys and Gals in Ties or Girls in Pearls conferences. The program invites at least 1,000 young men or women at each campus to wear dress attire for an inspirational and educational opportunity. Cypress Springs’ […]

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Discoveries: Unique finds for your home and lifestyle

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

DORIS LESLIE BLAU One of the more vibrant Swedish (Sverige) flat weaves in the Doris Leslie Blau collection, the rug features a gray overall frame­work forming enlarged solid red diamond shapes along the sides with light green circles and a pair of light green diamonds along the central axis. dorisleslieblau.com _________________________________________________________________________________ MACKENZIE-CHILDS This handcrafted enamelware […]

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Fresh Way to Fiesta

| May 1, 2015
Fresh Way to Fiesta

Sweet Ideas For Cinco De Mayo Celebrations Cinco de Mayo is the perfect opportunity to indulge in Mexican-inspired dishes, dips and drinks. This year, put a tangy twist on your festive favorites with a refreshing new flavor. Watermelon is a versatile fruit with a flavor profile that pairs perfectly with many of the ingredients in […]

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Cy-Fair Business May 2015

| May 1, 2015
Cy-Fair Business May 2015

CFISD NAMES NEW PRINCIPAL FOR OWENS ELEMENTARY Amy Frank, an assistant principal at Sheridan Elementary School, has been named the principal at Owens Elementary School. Frank replaces Laura Barrett, who was named the principal at Yeager Elementary School in February. Frank has 22 years of experience in education, all within CFISD. She taught in the […]

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