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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students March 2017

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

JERSEY VILLAGE STUDENTS ATTEND PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION By Emmilyne Thomas, Jersey Village HS Forty-two students from Jersey Village High School traveled to Washington, D.C. to attend the presidential inauguration ceremony for the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump, on Jan. 20. Lan Lee, Jersey Village English teacher, organized the trip through EF Explore America, […]

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Athletes Sign Letters of Intent on National Signing Day 2017

| March 1, 2017
Athletes  Sign Letters of Intent on National Signing Day 2017

Nearly 80 CFISD athletes signed letters of intent to play collegiate athletics for colleges or universities on National Signing Day, Feb. 1. “It is so gratifying to see so many CFISD athletes fulfill a lifelong dream by signing National Letters of Intent today,” said Ray Zepeda, CFISD director of athletics. “We are proud of the […]

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Discoveries March 2017

| March 1, 2017
Discoveries March 2017

FEATHERS WALL ART Good design is the result of many things. Original design breaks all notions of what is possible. At Phillips Collection, they thrive on the unexpected, bringing to market new concepts that are expertly crafted and strike a balance between form and function. phillipscollection.com

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A New List for a Shopping Spree of Wine Treasures

| March 1, 2017
A New List for a Shopping  Spree of Wine Treasures

The Top 20 Percent Of More Than 300 Wines Recently Tasted  Having written about one famous wine family in the January and February issues (see online at fortbendlifestylesandhomes.com, click on Wine, food and travel), I am seriously behind in wine recommendations. Of more than 300 wines tasted recently, here are the top 20 percent, each of […]

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Genesis G80 and Toyota Corolla iM

| March 1, 2017
Genesis G80 and Toyota Corolla iM

GENESIS G80 | Starting Price: $41,000 Genesis is the relatively new luxury car brand from Hyundai. The new G80 is one of the first models to be offered. So now Hyundai/Genesis is similar to Toyota/Lexus or Honda/Acura. The 2017 Genesis G80 “mid-luxury” sedan delivers an amazing combination of refined performance, human-focused technology and segment-leading safety […]

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Magnificent Seven

| February 1, 2017
Magnificent Seven

Large Family’s Eclectic Style Defines Luxury Home For several years, Mark and Melissa Flores lived in what might be considered a traditional “cookie cutter” suburban family home. Their values and life were structured around what was best for their growing family because, when a couple has five young children, most of the time, sophistication and […]

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A SUPER CITY HOSTS The Super Bowl

| February 1, 2017
A SUPER CITY HOSTS The Super Bowl

Houston Gets First-Class Rankings From Outside And From Those Who Know It Best By Mara Soloway Houston will host Super Bowl LI on Feb. 5 at NRG Stadium. This most watched of annual sporting events in the U.S. draws hundreds of millions of viewers, and brings unprecedented media attention and a substantial economic impact to […]

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Love in The Woodlands

| February 1, 2017
Love in The Woodlands

What Better Way To Spend Valentine’s Day Than Snuggling On An Art Bench? Text by Melanie Saxton | Photography by The Woodlands Arts Council Three local couples share a love for each other and the community they serve. Each of them support The Woodlands Arts Council (TWAC) and have underwritten picturesque and interactive public art […]

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Happenings in CY-FAIR February 2017

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

23RD ANNUAL CFISD LIVESTOCK SHOW AND SALE, FEB. 2-4 The 23rd Annual Cypress-Fairbanks ISD Livestock Show Association Show and Sale will be held Feb. 2-4 at the CFISD Exhibit Center, 11206 Telge Road. The CFISD community gave a combined total of $905,562 during the 2016 show through the premium sale, freezer sale and in donations […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Alyssa and Garrett

| February 1, 2017
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br>Alyssa and Garrett

They met and fell in love on a cruise, and years later became engaged on a cruise. True to a theme of “romance on the water,” Chelsey Hill and Christian Bradshaw exchanged vows at Paradise Cove at Lake Grapevine on Oct. 8, 2016.

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – February 2017

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

ALICE +OLIVIA X BASQUIAT CFDA CAPSULE COLLECTION, AVAILABLE AT  aliceandolivia.com

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Cy-Fair Business February 2017

| February 1, 2017
Cy-Fair Business February 2017

CFISD NAMES NEW PRINCIPAL FOR KAHLA MIDDLE SCHOOL Virgil Maddox, director of instruction at Cypress Springs High School, was named the new principal at Kahla Middle School on Dec. 14. Maddox replaces Ana Martin, who was named principal at Cy-Fair High School in November. Maddox has 13 years of experience in education, including seven years […]

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Walls That Talk

| February 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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Kid and Pet Friendly Flooring Ideas

| February 1, 2017
Kid and Pet Friendly Flooring Ideas

A Range Of Flooring Types Will Work For High-Activity Areas By Mara Soloway Sure, empty nesters can have stylish concrete floors in their homes. It certainly makes having dogs easier. And area rugs can make a soft, friendly space for their visiting grandkids to play. But what can others do who want the combination of […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Valentines from the Head and Heart

| February 1, 2017
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Valentines from the Head and Heart

Bring Your Item To Be Valued and Get One Free Appraisal from Dr. Lori Feb. 18-19 at the Berry Center.
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Modest Increases in High Blood Pressure Linked to Death; Heart Failure

| February 1, 2017
Modest Increases in High Blood Pressure Linked to Death; Heart Failure

American Heart Association Report Reveals Greater Risk To African American Adults Of All Ages Even modest increases in high blood pressure were linked to a greater risk of death and heart failure among African American adults of all ages, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of […]

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the Editor’s Picks … February 2017

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

– Twin Babies Rock Out to Daddy’s Guitar
– Crème Brulee Cheesecake
– Skinny Broccoli Salad

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Say Cheese!

| February 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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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Valentine’s Day Cards

| February 1, 2017
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Valentine’s Day Cards

Th Valentines from the 1950s from the author’s collection. I still love, with a great dose of nostalgia, the cheap little kids’ greeting cards that we exchanged in elementary classes each Valentine’s Day back in the 1950s. The pack of 24 cards was more than enough to have one for every classmate. It was with […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students February 2017

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

DEAN STUDENTS TAKE TOP SPOTS IN ENGINEERING COMPETITION In their first year competing at the third annual Texas A&M Spark Conference, the students of Dean Middle School rose to the challenge by winning multiple first-place designations in individual and group projects among hundreds of students competing from districts across Texas on Dec. 3. The Spark […]

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