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Cy-Fair Business Briefs Feb 2013

| February 1, 2013
Cy-Fair Business Briefs Feb 2013

GWENDOLINE MENGA, M.D., D.O. has joined Northwest Diagnostic Clinic – Cypress Station. Dr. Menga joins Northwest Diagnostic Clinic from Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans, La., where she served as a rheumatologist. She received her Doctor of Medicine from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and is board certified in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. _________________________________________________________________________________ ‹NORMAN […]

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“Great Times” Continue to Spur a Woodlands Legend

| February 1, 2013
“Great Times” Continue to Spur a Woodlands Legend

By Mike Mead The Woodlands community affords the golfing enthusiast an opportunity to follow local golf professionals as they compete regularly on the PGA or LPGA Tours: Stacy Lewis, Roland Thatcher, Katie Futcher, Bobby Gates, Jhonattan Vegas, among others. In­creasingly, more local pros are attempting to make their way onto the top shelf of the […]

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Do You Remember, Grandma’s Lye Soap

| February 1, 2013
Do You Remember, Grandma’s Lye Soap

By Jane Ledbetter Trying to keep bodies and homes clean has been a problem through the ages.  History tells us that as far back as 2800 BC in ancient Babylon people were working hard to produce a soap to help with cleanliness. A soap formula consisting of water, alkali, and cassia oil was written on […]

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the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher February 2013

| February 1, 2013
the Editor’s Picks …  Linda Anderson, editor & publisher February 2013

MY FAVORITE :

• Dog Fetches Cat
• Cherry Chocolate Kiss
• Knitted Heart

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“Emerald” is 2013’s Color of the Year

| February 1, 2013
“Emerald” is 2013’s Color of the Year

Pantone LLC, the global authority on color and provider of professional color standards for the design industries, announced its Color of the Year for 2013: PANTONE® 17-5641 Emerald, a lively, radiant, lush green. The 2012 Color of the Year, PANTONE 17-1463 Tangerine Tango, a spirited, reddish orange, provided the energy boost we needed to recharge […]

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Unique Finds Feb 2013

| February 1, 2013
Unique Finds Feb 2013

Unique finds for your home and lifestyle

Bernard Chess Pieces • Mademoiselle Armoire • Vintage-Rug Stool • Dusk Table Lamp • Roost Anders Chair and Ottoman

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Get Heart Healthy in 2013

| February 1, 2013
Get Heart Healthy in 2013

An increasing number of Amer­icans are searching online for health tips. The American Heart Association’s website shares a wealth of life-changing topics. See mylifecheck.heart.org for their “Life’s Simple 7” campaign. It shows that anyone can make inexpensive lifestyle changes. Even modest improvements will make a big difference.   GET ACTIVE We all know that exercise […]

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Fashion Feb 2013

| February 1, 2013
Fashion Feb 2013

FENDI BAGUETTE

Red parchment goatskin Baguette. Available at Neiman Marcus.

PRADA_PLATFORM

Laced Zip-Back Platform Bootie neimanmarcus.com

MORE>>

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Share Sweets from the Heart this Valentine’s Day

| February 1, 2013
Share Sweets from the Heart this Valentine’s Day

What better way to show love and affection on Valentine’s Day than by sharing a delicious gift made from the heart? A sweet treat is the perfect way to say “I love you” to the important people in your life. A national survey by Wilton found that a quarter of women under age 55 bake […]

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Book Reviews Feb 2013

| February 1, 2013
Book Reviews Feb 2013

Better Food for Dogs • Designers at Home • Designers at Home • Bloomin’ Tales • he Old Farmer’s Almanac Everyday Baking • Eco Design Outside

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Sustainable Splendor on Mexico’s Rivera Maya

| February 1, 2013
Sustainable Splendor on Mexico’s Rivera Maya

By Cheryl Alexander Mention the Mexican Riviera and images of the decadence, partying and over-consumption of Cancun may be conjured in the minds of many who have traveled there. But there’s a new resort destination in Mexico by the name of Mayakoba, and this one is eco-conscious and uber-green in its approach to development and […]

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DINNER OF THE DECADE PART II; Fabulous Dishes, Perfect Wine Pairings

| February 1, 2013
DINNER OF THE DECADE PART II; Fabulous Dishes, Perfect Wine Pairings

By Denman Moody theadvancedoenophile.com Last month, I discussed the $5,000 per couple dinner for the Sheriff’s Foundation held at the home of Deana and Larry Blackburn on Sept. 29, 2012. The lineup of chefs — probably unrivaled in the world that evening — were the chairman, president and vice president of the Bocuse d’Or Foundation, […]

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Dodge Dart • Subaru Outback

| February 1, 2013
Dodge Dart • Subaru Outback

The Dodge Dart is a dramatic-looking and nice-driving car that gets good fuel economy and is priced right.

The Subaru Outback is offered with an excellent navigation system, a 440 watt Harmon/Kardon audio unit, USB connections, XM Nav-traffic, streaming audio and a backup camera.

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New England Meets European Elegance

| January 1, 2013
New England Meets European Elegance

Couple blends culture, style and family She’s a familiar face and a local treasure who appears on the television in our living rooms for the evening news. Now the tables are turned on KPRC news anchor and native Houstonian Dominique Sachse and her husband, Nick Florescu,

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Cy-Fair Events Jan 2013

| January 1, 2013
Cy-Fair Events Jan 2013

60TH ANNUAL HOUSTON CAT CLUB CHARITY CAT SHOW The Houston Cat Club’s 60th Annual Charity Cat show will take place from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Jan. 5, and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Jan. 6 in Hall A at the George R. Brown Convention Center. As many as 300 pedigreed cats and kittens and household pets […]

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Cy-Fair People and Events with Kathy Crosby “Scene”-ry Jan 2013

| January 1, 2013
Cy-Fair People and Events with Kathy Crosby “Scene”-ry Jan 2013

Veterans Day Celebration • Tee’d Off • Houston Alumnae Panhellenic Foundation Wine Tasting • Save the Date

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students Jan 2013

| January 1, 2013
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students Jan 2013

CY-FAIR ISD CADETS SUCCESSFUL AT DRILL MEET – Cy-Fair ISD AFJROTC Cadets had strong performances at the C.E. King High School “Salute to Veterans” AFJROTC Drill Meet, which featured approximately 20 Houston-area schools. The Cypress Ridge High School AFJROTC unit won first place in the Academics competition, scoring 310 total points. The five-member teams from […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Whitney Priddy & Matthew Lewis

| January 1, 2013
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS  </br>Whitney Priddy & Matthew Lewis

photography by Veronica Caycedo Bride Whitney Priddy and groom Matthew Lewis embarked on a first date (with an interesting back story), then a courtship, and ultimately an engagement that led to an exquisite Houston wedding filled with laughter and happy moments.   First Date Matthew and Whitney both went to the University of Texas at […]

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Around Cy-Fair Jan 2013

| January 1, 2013
Around Cy-Fair Jan 2013

JUSTIN FORSETT SIGNS AUTOGRAPHS AT METHODIST WILLOWBROOK HOSPITAL. More than 200 fans were filled with excitement as Justin Forsett, running back for the Houston Texans, made a special visit to sign autographs and answer questions with Orthopaedic experts at Methodist Willowbrook Hospital. Forsett visited to show appreciation to the fans and to also educate the […]

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Cy-Fair Business Briefs Jan 2013

| January 1, 2013
Cy-Fair Business Briefs Jan 2013

‹Cameron Stephen, the Cy-Fair High School foreign language department chair, has been appointed to the College Board national test development committee for AP Spanish Literature and Culture. Composed of three college faculty and three high school teachers, the committee presents a unique opportunity for high school and college teachers to work together and collaborate on […]

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