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Home Furnishings are Going “Green”

| March 1, 2017
Home Furnishings are Going “Green”

Pantone’s 2017 Color Of The Year Evokes The Renewal That Comes In Spring By Mara Soloway Have you noticed an abundance of home furnishings in showrooms and interior design studios in a fresh shade of yellow-green? Here’s why: color systems authority Pantone has chosen a revitalizing shade aptly named Greenery for its 2017 Color of the […]

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Kitchens That Cook

| March 1, 2017
Kitchens That Cook

Creating A Culinary Space Text by Cheryl Alexander Kitchen designs are as varied as the cooks who use them. Some are so lackluster that even the thought of cooking in them can stifle any craving. Others, however, like the culinary spaces fashioned by these talented designers and their teams, really whet the appetite for creating […]

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Easy To Grow Dahlias

| March 1, 2017
Easy To Grow Dahlias

Plan Now For Spectacular Summer Blooms By Melinda Myers Photos by Longfield-Gardens.com Dahlias provide some of the garden’s biggest and most spectacular blooms. The flowers come in a rainbow of colors and many different styles and sizes, and all are excellent cut flowers. One of the best things about dahlias is how abundantly they bloom. […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Wonderful Wall Designs Using Antiques

| March 1, 2017
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Wonderful Wall Designs Using Antiques

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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Dental Implants

| March 1, 2017
Dental Implants

The Next Best Thing To Natural Teeth By Judy Latta A strong, healthy smile can do wonders for your confidence and is critical to your overall health and well-being. Unhealthy and missing teeth can interfere with eating, smiling, and speaking and can lead to embarrassment and low self-esteem as well as more serious problems such […]

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Fewer Than Half of Americans Recognize Controllable Factors That Affect Cancer Risk

| March 1, 2017
Fewer Than Half of Americans Recognize  Controllable Factors That Affect Cancer Risk

More cite unproven factors as a cancer cause than recognize obesity and other established risk factors More Americans attribute stress and other unproven factors as those leading to cancer than recognize that alcohol, processed meat and other lifestyle habits have clear links to cancer risk, according to a recent survey from the American Institute for […]

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Around Cy-Fair, March 2017

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

CY-FAIR HIGH SCHOOL COMMEMORATES 75TH ANNIVERSARY Seventy-five years to the day that the building first opened to students in 1942, Cy-Fair High School welcomed former students and staff members back for a 75th anniversary celebration on Jan. 22. Visitors browsed a “Cy-Fair Through the Decades” display and living museum in the cafeteria, which featured performances […]

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – March 2nd — More than Texas Independence Day

| March 1, 2017
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – March 2nd — More than Texas Independence Day

Representatives from much of Texas met at Washington on the Brazos in late February 1836 and quickly drafted a Declaration of Independence. Sam Houston and the other representatives signed it on March 2, 1836. Stephen F. Austin is known as the Father of Texas because he managed to get the Spanish government — and later […]

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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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