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Moody Gardens Kicks Off Summer with a Big Splash

| July 1, 2017
Moody Gardens Kicks Off Summer with a Big Splash

Palm Beach Opens And New Aquarium Pyramid Treasures Are Revealed Guests are invited to kick off their summer with a splash at Moody Gardens with the recent openings of Palm Beach and the newly renovated Aquarium Pyramid.   PALM BEACH The Moody Gardens summer hot spot – and private beach – is open for the […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now –
July 2017

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

GUCCI – Dionysus medium leather shoulder bag with crystal hand-embroidered bee applique. gucci.com

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Yard Sales Have Become Big Business

| July 1, 2017
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Yard Sales Have Become Big Business

My parents both suffered from Alz­hei­mer’s disease, re­­­­­­quiri­ng specialized care. I am not a specialist in Alz­heimer’s care nor am I trained to give medical advice. That said, as a child of two parents with Alz­heimer’s, I know something about the struggles for families living with the disease.

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Cy-Fair Business July 2017

| July 1, 2017
Cy-Fair Business July 2017

CFISD NAMES NEW PRINCIPAL FOR ANTHONY MIDDLE SCHOOL Dr. Vivian Bennett, director of instruction at Cypress Ranch High School, was named the new principal at Anthony Middle School on May 25. Bennett replaces Sherma Duck, who will retire in June. Bennett has served 19 years in education, including 17 years with CFISD. Her teaching career […]

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Americans Spend More Than $15 Billion on Aesthetic Procedures for First Time Ever

| July 1, 2017
Americans Spend More Than $15 Billion on Aesthetic Procedures for First Time Ever

Record-Breaking Figures Tied To Broad Array Of Procedural Offerings, Healthy Economy And Competitive Workforce The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) reports that Americans spent more than $15 billion on combined surgical and nonsurgical aesthetic procedures for the first time ever, accounting for an 11 percent increase over the past year alone. Surgical procedures […]

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Around Cy-Fair, July 2017

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

WEWEN HOSTS SUCCESSFUL INAUGURAL EMPOWERING BUSINESS CONFERENCE With the goal of taking education to the next level and raising funds for local scholarships, the Women Empowering Women Express Network (WEWEN) of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) presented the Empowering Business Conference at Lone Star College-University Park in May. The event featured an economic outlook […]

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR
Operators and Smooth Operators

| July 1, 2017
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR </br> Operators and Smooth Operators

Today, phone calls are considered personal and secure. Chances are you carry a cell phone with voice mail, and you can expect to receive all your calls, important or not. Telephones had come into general use by the early 1900s but the calls, while personal, were seldom secure. Chances were good that others might be […]

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Beauty and Function Meet in Winning Kitchen Designs

| July 1, 2017
Beauty and Function Meet in Winning Kitchen Designs

Annual NKBA Competition Honors Outstanding Professional Designers More than 20 individuals were honored across six main kitchen and bath categories and six specialty categories in the 2017 NKBA Design Competitions. Entries were judged based on the core areas of safety and ergonomics, elements and principles of design, design planning, creativity and presentation. “The NKBA Design […]

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The Art of the Outdoors

| July 1, 2017
The Art of the Outdoors

Create Elegant Ambiance With Water, Fire, Sculpture And Lighting By Merry Wise Adding art to your outdoor space can take your home to a whole new level of elegance. Consider adding the elements of water and fire and an interesting sculpture, and turn your whole creation into a wonderland with light at night. Swimming pools, […]

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Discoveries July 2017

| July 1, 2017
Discoveries July 2017

LARGE BRONZE BETTY PENDANT With a contemporary silhouette and bronze finish, this chandelier is a stunning addition to your dining room or kitchen island. Features 14 lights encased in glass bulbs and hangs 8 feet from the ceiling. hdbuttercup.com

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Book Reviews July 2017

| July 1, 2017
Book Reviews July 2017

New releases with something for everyone

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Excellent Values from Recent Tastings

| July 1, 2017
Excellent Values from Recent Tastings

By Denman Moody   A New List For A Memorable Shopping Spree WHITE WINES: Ferdu Bianco Veronese IGT 2013 — 100% Garganega. A great value, these grapes are hand-picked and dried for 40 days to reduce water and concentrate sugar content. Dry and rich on the finish. $12 Dreaming Tree Sauvignon Blanc Sonoma County 2016 […]

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Chrysler Pacifica and Nissan Rogue Sport

| July 1, 2017
Chrysler Pacifica and Nissan Rogue Sport

Chrysler Pacifica | Starting price: $29,000 By Kelly Foss mycardata.com Minivan sales tend to be quite steady over the years due in part to several specific capabilities that some families need and that other vehicles don’t offer. Like them or not, they are very efficient at doing certain things very well, and now with the […]

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“Paw-terest” – Your Pet Photos!

| June 1, 2017
“Paw-terest” – Your Pet Photos!

Our favorite purr-fect pet photos from readers.

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A Glamorous Lifestyle Downsized

| June 1, 2017
A Glamorous Lifestyle Downsized

The Move From Louisiana’s Bayou Desiard To Texas Marks Life Change Text by Cheryl Alexander | Photography by Casey Dunn | Construction by Steve Hood, Steve Hood Company | Interiors by Mil Bodron, Bodron + Fruit, Floral design by Todd Events Typically, life’s most significant events are marked by significant changes. In the case of this homeowner, the death of her husband […]

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Houstonian Gene Watson Continues to Delight Fans with His Classic Brand of Country Music

| June 1, 2017
Houstonian Gene Watson Continues to Delight Fans with His Classic Brand of Country Music

More Than 50 Years After His Career Started, He Is Not Slowing Down By Judy Latta In an era in which it is sometimes difficult to distinguish between contemporary country and pop music, Houstonian Gene Watson has stayed true to his classic country roots. He has an enthusiastic following of country music traditionalists that appreciate […]

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Cypress Neighbors and Community Gather for Deep Cypress Gardens Groundbreaking

| June 1, 2017
Cypress Neighbors and Community Gather for Deep Cypress Gardens Groundbreaking

First Public Garden Property Of Its Kind In Cypress Is Slated To Open In 2018 Cypress residents and community leaders joined together to celebrate the groundbreaking of Deep Cypress Gardens on April 19. The ceremony featured a celebratory speech from Teri Quance, CEO/President of Deep Cypress Alliance, a blessing over the property from Reverend Gene […]

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How to Put the Brakes on Pet Car Sickness

| June 1, 2017
How to Put the Brakes on Pet Car Sickness

Remedies For Dogs Who Travel Many of us may be planning on hitting the road with our pooches for a little summer fun. However, for some four-legged family members, road trips can mean upset tummies. Queasiness in the car is not just a human problem. Dogs and puppies do sometimes experience motion sickness on car […]

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Happenings in CY-FAIR June 2017

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

HOUSTON EXOTIC AUTO FESTIVAL & LUXURY LIFESTYLE E-X-P-O, JUNE 4 The 2017 Houston Exotic Auto Festival & Luxury Lifestyle E-X-P-O will be held at NRG Center, Hall B, One NRG Park, in Houston on Sunday, June 4 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. The event will include McLaren, Aston Martin, Jaguar, Alfa Romeo, Rolls Royce, Bugatti, Ferrari, […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Stephy and Bryan

| June 1, 2017
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Stephy and Bryan

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 – June 2017

| June 1, 2017
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now – June 2017

Ziad Nakad Spring-Summer Collection 2017

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Settling Estates Filled with Antiques

| June 1, 2017
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Settling Estates Filled with Antiques

My parents both suffered from Alz­hei­mer’s disease, re­­­­­­quiri­ng specialized care. I am not a specialist in Alz­heimer’s care nor am I trained to give medical advice. That said, as a child of two parents with Alz­heimer’s, I know something about the struggles for families living with the disease.

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Cy-Fair Business June 2017

| June 1, 2017
Cy-Fair Business June 2017

BRIDGELAND FARMERS MARKET SHOWCASES SPRING GARDENING Bridgeland, a northwest Houston master planned community, was focused on Mother’s Day with plenty of in-season produce and live music from Bridgeland resident Mike Gilbert during its monthly Farmers Market on May 14. The monthly event takes place in the parking lot adjacent to the Lakeland Activity Center, located […]

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