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Discoveries

| August 1, 2015
Discoveries

MOSAIC TABLETOP The expressive and masterful Mosaic Tabletops from KNF-Neille Olson Mosaics boast iridescent waves of color, deep sophisticated hues, fresh designs and durability measured in decades. These qualities separate Neille Olson’s celebrated mosaic tabletops from the ordinary – giving each outdoor furniture piece its own unique character. frontgate.com _________________________________________________________________________________ WAREHOUSE TROLLEY BAR CART FROM […]

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Sweet Potato S’Mores

| August 1, 2015
Sweet Potato S’Mores

Tips For Perfect Potatoes These prize-winning recipes show you how easy it is to create unique dishes with versatile, nutritious sweet potatoes. Before you get started, remember these tips from the Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission: Fresh sweet potatoes can be stored for up to a month at 55°F to 65°F, but should not be refrigerated […]

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Cy-Fair Business August 2015

| August 1, 2015
Cy-Fair Business August 2015

    CFISD NAMES NEW PRINCIPALS Connie Roberson, an assistant principal at McFee Elementary School, was named the new principal for Willbern Elementary School on June 3. Roberson replaces Dr. Carrie Marz, who was named principal for Bane Elementary School in May. Roberson has 21 years of experience in education, including 15 in CFISD. Her […]

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Books August 2015

| August 1, 2015
Books August 2015

CELEBRATE COLOR In Conran on Color, Terence Conran shares a lifetime of experience as one of the world’s leading designers and retailers to explain how to make the most of this vibrant and dynamic ingredient in your home. Subtle and allusive, bold and invigorating, color is one of the single most powerful elements in design […]

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Mayakoba, the Venice of the Yucatan

| August 1, 2015
Mayakoba, the Venice of the Yucatan

Mayakoba Offers Eco-Friendly Family Fun In Riviera Maya By Elizabeth Anthony Mayakoba is located in romantic and picturesque Riviera Maya, Mexico’s foremost beach destination fronting the Caribbean Sea and only a short 40-minute drive from Cancun International Airport. Along this coast, home to the second-largest coral reef in the world, Mayakoba is distinctive for being […]

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Wines for Every Occasion

| August 1, 2015
Wines for Every Occasion

Picnic Wine A new wine ad recently caught my attention. The wine is called Xo,G Wine and is intended for picnics and pool parties, where glassware is generally contraindicated. The genius of this package is in the design — a full bottle distributed equally into 2 “glasses” of Italian Pinot Grigio and two of French […]

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Acura TLX and BMW i3

| August 1, 2015
Acura TLX  and BMW i3

Acura TLX | Starting Price: $31,500 The near-luxury midsize segment is great, if you’re a consumer. If you’re an auto maker, well, you’ve got some pretty stiff competition. You’re going up against the hard-to-beat Germans like BMW, Audi, and Mercedes. Throw in Lexus, Cadillac, and Volvo, and, well, you better have the chops to walk […]

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PROFESSIONAL BUILDING PERFORMANCE A/C

| August 1, 2015
PROFESSIONAL BUILDING PERFORMANCE A/C

Homeowners can rely on Professional Building Performance Inc. for routine maintenance on their HVAC systems, as well as same day service for emergency repairs and replacements. They service all types of residential heating and cooling systems, and can work with customers who are in the design and building phase of a new home to offer […]

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ABRAHAMS ORIENTAL RUGS AND FINE FURNISHINGS

| August 1, 2015
ABRAHAMS ORIENTAL RUGS AND FINE FURNISHINGS

Feraghan Rugs are considered one of the best rugs of all the Persian Rugs. This is an antique masterpiece Feraghan rug woven circa 1880 from the area. Abrahams has one of the largest collections of fine oriental rugs in the country featuring beautiful antiques like this Feraghan to more contemporary designs and everything in between. […]

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Happenings in CY-FAIR

| July 1, 2015
Happenings in CY-FAIR

BAYOU BEND HOSTS 9TH ANNUAL FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION, JULY 4 Ring in Independence Day during the 9th Annual Fourth of July Celebration at Bayou Bend on Saturday, July 4 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, 6003 Memorial Drive at Westcott St. Americana-themed festivities, held at Houston’s home for American […]

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U-Haul Destination No. 1

| July 1, 2015
U-Haul Destination No. 1

Movers, not rain, flooded Houston in 2014 The rains immersed Houston and other Texas cities in recent weeks, giving Harris County its wettest spring on record and creating trying times for families and businesses that sustained flooding and even loss of life. Now Houston can embrace a more navigable reign – one that has it […]

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Family Fun and Fireworks this July!

| July 1, 2015
Family Fun and Fireworks this July!

Adventure Awaits In Cy-Fair And Beyond By Melanie Saxton Patriotism, parties and picnics — Cy-Fair residents have a busy holiday just around the corner! There’s nothing quite like the month of July: a time to commemorate Independence Day, enjoy family and soak up the sun. From red, white and blue celebrations to events in and […]

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Change: the Only Thing Constant in the Queen of Houston Gardening’s Landscape

| July 1, 2015
Change: the Only Thing Constant in the Queen of Houston Gardening’s Landscape

Kathy Huber shares her wisdom gained over 30 years By Cherie Foster Colburn When Georgia native Kathy Huber drove into Houston in the late 1970s, she never dreamed she would spend the next three decades as one of the gurus of Texas gardening. After all, she’d earned her degree in English literature with a plan […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Jessi & Zach

| July 1, 2015
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS<br>Jessi & Zach</br>

Eight years ago, two teenage athletes met and fell head-over-heels in love.

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now
July 2015

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

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Buy and Sell at Yard Sales Like a Pro

| July 1, 2015
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br>Buy and Sell at Yard Sales Like a Pro

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 Expert tips can help you find a masterpiece Many of us have spent a weekend driving […]

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How to Clean Hardwood Flooring

| July 1, 2015
How to Clean Hardwood Flooring

Care for it right and it will last a lifetime Your hardwood floor is installed. Your house finally feels like a home. But now what? How do you care for your new investment? Read on.   Meet Mat Floor mats are wonderful things when it comes to hardwood floors. Tiny particles, like dirt, can act […]

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

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

MY FAVORITES:

– Raccoon Eating Cats’ Food
– Strawberry Mango Salsa
– 10 Container Plants to Repel Mosquitos

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