By Elizabeth Anthony Though many cultures view fat on the human body as a measure of riches and success, ours is not one of those cultures. Quite the contrary. And ridding the human body of fat is a multi-billion dollar industry. The choices between diets, diet pills, cleanses and the like are as abundant as […]
Hospitality and Heritage in the Hill Country The charming scenic hills of Fredericksburg are home to some of the most popular small-town tourism destinations in the state of Texas. Visitors can dine at over 60 restaurants, visit more than 150 shops, or attend one of the 60 festivals and special events that take place throughout […]
By Denman Moody Author, The Advanced Oenophile On September 29, 2012, at the spectacular new home of Deana and Larry Blackburn, an astounding dinner occurred, which may not be repeated in Houston for decades, if ever. To start at the beginning, there is an organization in Houston called the Sheriff’s Foundation. The funds raised for […]
The Ford Explorer This Explorer is a significantly larger vehicle than before. It is roomy inside and offers three rows of seating.
This new Toyota Avalon Though Toyota classifies it as a premium midsize sedan, the Avalon sure looks and feels like a full size car to us.
For 20 years, Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CASA) has been showcasing homes lavishly decorated for the holidays in the area’s most beautiful neighborhoods as a way of raising money to support their programs, and as a way to offer holiday inspiration to visitors who then take the great ideas
AUDITIONS FOR HFAC’S PRODUCTION OF ANNIE BEGINNING DEC 7 Auditions will be held Dec. 7-8 for the HFAC Main Stage production of Annie, which performs at the Berry Center March 1-17. For interview opportunities, contact Bob Clark at 832-495-3030 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Eleven-year-old Mitchell Sink is a shining example of the great talent coming out of […]
White House Christmas Cards: 1945 to the Present
President Ulysses S. Grant made Christmas Day (December 25) a national holiday in 1870. From that point forward, a Christmas card from the White House was a special keepsake.
CY FALLS FOOTBALL PLAYER NAMED SI PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Cypress Falls High School senior wide receiver Jacorey Warrick was selected as the Sports Illustrated High School Player of the Week. The 5-foot, 10-inch, 168-pound athlete is featured in an article and accompanying video that were posted on SI.com. Prior to being ruled out […]
Event featured 140 entries from high schools in Houston Cy-Fair ISD culinary students had an impressive display at the Greater Houston Area Cupcake Battle, sponsored by the Hospitality Educators Association of Texas. The students swept first- through third-places and took home two other superlatives at the event, which featured approximately 140 entries from high school […]
TOWNE LAKE SUPPORTS AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION. Towne Lake welcomed more than 2,500 walkers in the 2012 Northwest Houston Heart Walk. The American Heart Association’s annual event focuses on raising awareness and funds for cardiovascular education and research. owne Lake sponsored two hydration stations located along the walking paths and the community served as the scenic […]
Donna Dunn, a coordinating counselor at Cypress Lakes High School, was nominated by the Navy Recruiting District of Houston as a Key Influencer of Youth. Key Influencers are defined as “people who help to shape attitudes and opinions of youth in their communities. People turn to Key Influencers for advice and information because they have […]
Mitch McBain and Blake Myers juggle fame, family and fatherhood By Melanie Saxton It’s gratifying for the community when homegrown Cy-Fair boys go on to do great things. Whether that’s recording music in Nashville or performing with big acts, two lifelong friends know what it means to have a dream and work hard to reach […]
By Jane Ledbetter A one-man band? How can that be? When we think of a band, we automatically think of a group of musicians playing different instruments together on a stage or in a band hall. However, there is an instrument known as the “accordion” that is sometimes called a one-man band because it needs […]
Lifestyles & Homes is delighted to share this retrospective of holiday tour standouts from years past, offering something unique in each special vignette. Follow along for inspiration and the joy of holidays past. 2004 Just stepping through their door, Mary Jane and Robert Wakefield’s home transported hundreds of holiday spirited visitors to a New […]
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• Talking Twin Babies
• Unleash Your Creative Talent with the Cricut Mini
• CandyCane Blossoms
Good news for people with varicose veins By Cheryl Alexander “Varicose veins are the result of an improper selection of grandparents.” ~William Osler (Canadian physician, 1849-1919)” As Dr. Osler so pointedly identifies, our genetics have much to do with our health and aesthetic maladies. I already knew I could blame my weak knees, my stress-related […]