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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Natasha and James

| September 1, 2017
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Natasha and James

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Weva Photography Houstonian Natasha Dara met En­glish­­man James Langridge overseas in 2010. The couple fell in love, and after four-and-a-half years of courtship exchanged vows in a dream wedding on July 25, 2015 amidst family and friends from all over the world. They were married at the Little Flower […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now –
September 2017

| September 1, 2017
Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – </br> September 2017</br>

  GOLD CONNECTION JEWELERS Let Gold Connection create a unique design with your fingerprint! Wear a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry as individual as you are. This is a unique way to say “I Love You” by wearing your loved one’s fingerprint — your child, mother, wife, etc., and their birthstone can be added if desired. […]

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Cy-Fair Business September 2017

| September 1, 2017
Cy-Fair Business September 2017

‹CFISD Names Incoming Principal for ALC-East Rashad Godbolt, associate principal at Cypress Creek High School, was named the new principal at Alternative Learning Center-East on July 26. Godbolt replaces Laurie Snyder, who retired in June. Godbolt’s 19-year education career began in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, where he spent four years as a language arts […]

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the Editor’s Picks … September 2017

| September 1, 2017
the Editor’s Picks … September 2017

Blueberry Mojito

Sweet blueberries, tart limes, and smooth rum makes a
refreshing drink for summer

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Say Cheese!

| September 1, 2017
Say Cheese!

Whiter Teeth Will Make You Smile By Judy Latta A bright, white, picture-perfect smile can do wonders for your appearance, self-esteem and confidence. According to a survey by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), almost all adults believe an attractive smile is an important social asset. When asked what they would most like to […]

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Stop Feeding Your Kids “Kid Food”

| September 1, 2017
Stop Feeding Your Kids “Kid Food”

Doctor Yum Dishes Up Important Reasons To Skip The Typical Kid-Related Food And Opt For More Nutritious Options By Dr. Nimali Fernando and Heidi DiEugenio According to the National Institutes of Health, on any given day one-third of children and 41 percent of teens eat from a fast-food restaurant. They also report that the restaurant […]

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Around Cy-Fair, September 2017

| September 1, 2017
Around Cy-Fair,  September 2017

HUMANITARIAN PEANUT BUTTER CANNING PROJECT AND CYPRESS WOODLANDS-JUNIOR FORUM Ten members of The Cypress-Woodlands Junior Forum (CWJF) recently volunteered with the Humanitarian Peanut Butter Canning Project at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints cannery, which has a 10-year history of providing peanut butter to the Houston Food Bank. The peanuts are grown on […]

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR
Cypress Folks Have Always Stood Out

| September 1, 2017
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR </br> Cypress Folks Have Always Stood Out

One of the best sources for the history of this area during the 1835-1838 era is the journal of William Fairfax Gray, who visited Texas between January 28 and April 25, 1836. The journals of his travels were published in 1909 by his son under the title From Virginia to Texas. The book is rare […]

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Walls That Talk

| September 1, 2017
Walls That Talk

Tile Statements That Say Everything About Your Style By Cheryl Alexander Choosing the right wall tiles for your home just got easier and a lot more fun. Though the choices are plenty, don’t be overwhelmed. Quit wondering whether to play it safe or take a risk in your design. Let 2017 be the year that […]

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Make Pool Maintenance a Pleasant Experience

| September 1, 2017
Make Pool Maintenance  a Pleasant Experience

These Tips From The Pros Can Help You Keep Your Pool Sparkling By Merry Wise Pool season is here! The weather is warm, and it’s time to enjoy the pool once again. Use these useful professional tips to take the struggle out of pool maintenance and make it the fun experience it is meant to […]

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Discoveries September 2017

| September 1, 2017
Discoveries September 2017

TODD SANDERS ART: Todd Sanders’ neon art evokes a time when America fell in love with motion. roadhouserelics.com

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Grow a Bigger Garden in a Smaller Space

| September 1, 2017
Grow a Bigger Garden in a Smaller Space

Space-Saving Ideas For Increased Productivity By Melinda Myers Whether in the ground or on a balcony or deck, there’s always room to grow your own garden-fresh produce and beautiful flowers. Space- saving gardening techniques and products can help you increase productivity in any available space. Consider elevated gardens and planter carts that not only save […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students September 2017

| September 1, 2017
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students September 2017

FOUR CFISD FOOTBALL PLAYERS HONORED BY TOUCHDOWN CLUB A quartet of CFISD football senior standouts were honored as part of the Touchdown Club of Houston 2017 UIL High School Preseason Football Team on Aug. 16 at the organization’s Touchdowner of the Year Dinner at the JW Marriott. Cy-Fair running back Trenton Kennedy, Cypress Ranch offensive […]

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Book Reviews September 2017

| September 1, 2017
Book Reviews September 2017

New releases with something for everyone

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Great Values from Washington State and More

| September 1, 2017
Great Values from Washington State and More

FROM CHAMPAGNE TO REDS AND ROSÉS Whereas Oregon is producing winning Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir, Washington State is producing equally great Riesling, Syrah, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon! The following are the best values from tasting through about 50 Washington State wines over the last several months: Charles Smith The Velvet Devil Merlot 2014 […]

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Infinity QX30 and Ford F150

| September 1, 2017
Infinity QX30 and Ford F150

Infinity QX30 | Starting price: $30,000 By Kelly Foss mycardata.com Small SUVs are all the rage today. Buyers can’t get enough of them. They are compact is size, highly maneuverable, have a sporty demeanor, modern styling and upscale accoutrements. Meet the all-new Infiniti QX30. Infiniti, the upscale brand of Nissan, created this vehicle for a […]

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Southern Charm

| August 1, 2017
Southern Charm

Greek Revival Home Exudes Deep South Style
–Despite what images the term might conjure, “Southern” features more than one style of architecture. Some styles are grand; others are more modest. But Southern homes typically have certain commonalities.

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How Frank Billingsley was “Swabbed & Found”

| August 1, 2017
How Frank Billingsley was “Swabbed & Found”

Houston’s Popular Meteorologist Untangled A Closed Adoption By Melanie Saxton H e is the familiar and friendly face on Channel 2, guiding us through thunderstorms, hurricanes and tornados since 1995. KPRC chief meteorologist Frank Billingsley certainly knows our Houston area forecasts, but was clueless about his blood relatives. His adoption records were sealed by the […]

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Oriya Organics

| August 1, 2017
Oriya Organics

Katy Family Develops Nutritional Supplements To Maximize Fitness And Optimize Health By Judy Latta When Ryan Larson, a professional mixed martial artist (MMA), was in training for competition, he and his brother Jonathon, his personal trainer, fastidiously scrutinized labels and monitored everything that Ryan ingested to try to maximize his physical prowess. Unfortunately, however, the […]

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Happenings in CY-FAIR August 2017

| August 1, 2017
Happenings in CY-FAIR August 2017

CY-WOODS CRIMSON CADETTE DRILL TEAM DANCE CLINIC, AUG. 4 The Cy-Woods Crimson Cadettes Drill Team will host its 12th Annual Dance Clinic and Performance for boys and girls from K-12th grade. The Clinic will be from 9 a.m. -1 p.m. on Aug. 4. Participants will learn dance technique from Crimson Cadette team members. Registration includes […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Katherine and Doug

| August 1, 2017
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Katherine and Doug

A damsel in distress and a chivalrous Texas A&M University Corpsman met by chance at Spence Park in College Station. Little did they know this encounter would become a prelude to matrimony, complete with a romantic spring proposal under the Century Tree!

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now –
August 2017

| August 1, 2017
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now – </br> August 2017</br>

DOLCE & GABBANA- Printed Mini Dauphine Leather Sicily bag in Mambo print.

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