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Wines from Around the World

| November 1, 2015
Wines from Around the World

By Denman Moody author, The Advanced Oenophile In 1980, at an International Wine and Food Society Convention, I was able to taste through hundreds of the best wines of Australia and New Zealand, and I published one of the first comprehensive reviews in the U.S about the two in Moody’s Wine Review. In the article, […]

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Ford Mustang and Jeep Renegade

| November 1, 2015
Ford Mustang and Jeep Renegade

Starting Price $24,000 By Kelly Foss mycardata.com Ford Mustang It’s no small thing that the Ford Mustang turns 50 this year. As America’s “pony car,” the Mustang has come to symbolize freedom and the open road and has inspired generations of car-loving enthusiasts around the world. With all that heritage behind it, what could Ford […]

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Hill Country Style With a French Twist

| October 1, 2015
Hill Country Style With a French Twist

Award-winning home showcases the outdoors with a fusion of style A couple married for 30 years who had lived in their house for 23 years felt that they and their teenage sons had outgrown their 50-year-old ranch-style home. After a year of searching the housing market in their neighborhood, they found the perfect spot only […]

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Happenings in CY-FAIR October 2015

| October 1, 2015
Happenings in CY-FAIR October 2015

NAM FAMILY VIOLENCE CENTER TO RAISE AWARENESS IN OCTOBER Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) and its Family Violence Center, along with domestic violence programs across the country, have set aside the month of October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. For the average 121 Texas women who die each year due to violence in their relationships, […]

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Lamkin ES ‘Pays it Forward” by Adopting CFISD Police Department

| October 1, 2015
Lamkin ES ‘Pays it Forward” by  Adopting CFISD Police Department

Campus Shows Support In Unique Partnership On Sept. 11, National First Res­ponders Day, Lamkin Elementary School principal Gale Parker and members of her staff surprised the CFISD Police Department during morning roll call to officially adopt the department by entering into an Adopt-A-School partnership. “We are so excited to be able to give back after […]

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Online Quilt Auction to Raise Funds For Ovarian Cancer Research And Awareness

| October 1, 2015
Online Quilt Auction to Raise Funds For Ovarian Cancer Research And Awareness

By Mara Soloway Photos By Shawn Green and Barbara Lynn After several successful online quilt auctions in previous years, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is again holding an online quilt auction with donations of quilted artistry. Since 2008, MD Anderson has held an online quilt auction to benefit its Blanton-Davis Ovarian Cancer […]

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Howl-O-Ween Returns to Bridgeland Oct. 24

| October 1, 2015
Howl-O-Ween Returns to Bridgeland Oct.  24

Seventh Annual Canine Event To Also Feature Feline Entertainment Crowds, canines and… cats? The seventh annual Howl-O-Ween Fest at Bridgeland is mixing it up on Saturday, October 24 as one of the event’s headlining performers brings along its pack of circus-trained felines. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Oak Meadow Park, 17730 House Hahl […]

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When Trial and Error Become Art

| October 1, 2015
When Trial and Error Become Art

Mixed Media Artist Amanda Armistead Finds Success In Houston Area By Elizabeth Anthony Amanda Armistead took her first art class — one in ceramics — in 1976 at the local junior college. She couldn’t know at its beginning that misfortune would soon befall her. She worked very hard all semester hand-building, glazing and firing 20 […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Chloe & Cody

| October 1, 2015
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS<br>  Chloe & Cody

Chloe Potter and Cody Duffy grew up 30 minutes from each other, but didn’t meet until a mutual friend introduced them at Texas A&M University.

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now
October 2015

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

  Burakuyan-Bold geometric shapes are taken into a third dimension through contrasted materials. burakuyan.com

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Furniture and Interior Design Trends — A Fusion of Styles

| October 1, 2015
Furniture and Interior Design Trends — A Fusion of Styles

Each year, we are treated to a host of trends, many based on offerings from elite brands and top design experts. Here are some defining furniture and interior accents that can be incorporated into our living spaces.

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Dumpster or No Dumpster™?

| October 1, 2015
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br> Dumpster or No Dumpster™?

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 The back-to-school items edition Dumpster or No Dumpster™ is a game I developed and play with […]

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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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