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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students Oct 2012

| October 1, 2012
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students Oct 2012

CY-CHRISTIAN FOOTBALL RUNS IN THE FAMILY – The Cy-Christian Warriors took the field for the home opener with five sets of brothers among the 46 team members. When players are asked for words to describe the team, one word that often comes up is brotherhood. _________________________________________________________________________________ CY WOODS AFJROTC CADETS COMPLETE LEADERSHIP TRAINING – Cypress […]

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Cy-Fair Business Briefs Oct 2012

| October 1, 2012
Cy-Fair Business Briefs Oct 2012

‹Chairita Franklin has been named the new assistant superintendent for human resources at Cy-Fair ISD. Franklin fills a position vacated by Teresa Hull — the current associate superintendent for governmental relations, communications and chief of staff — in 2008, when she was named associate superintendent for human resources and student services. A Cy-Fair resident for […]

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Sports Legends of Cy-Fair 2012

| October 1, 2012
Sports Legends of Cy-Fair 2012

Stellar former athletes from Cy-Fair have climbed to great career heights  By Melanie Saxton This tribute is to the football, basketball and baseball players who hail from the community and includes short snippets on their high schools, colleges and current leagues. Enjoy this homage to greatness, focus, tenacity and spirit which defines the sports legends of […]

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Bridgeland’s Howl-O-Ween Fest Expects to Smash Records

| October 1, 2012
Bridgeland’s Howl-O-Ween Fest Expects to Smash Records

Acclaimed pumpkin carver Alfred Paredes to highlight the event Gourd-geous” pumpkin sculpting, with dogs as the inspiration, a splashy stage show with four-legged actors, a frisky robotic canine with lots of personality and fantastic pup-themed chalk drawings — Bridgeland’s Howl-O-Ween Fest will fuel the imagination of dog lovers 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. […]

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Historically Cy-Fair – RED, WHITE AND BLUE, DONKEYS AND ELEPHANTS, AND… QUILTS!

| October 1, 2012
Historically Cy-Fair – RED, WHITE AND BLUE, DONKEYS AND ELEPHANTS, AND… QUILTS!

By Jane Ledbetter Women in America have been quilting a long time. Their quilts have, through the years, added art and color in their homes whether they were humble, dark abodes or bright, cheery mansions. Quilts were, and still are, labors of love; the choice of colors and design give women an avenue to express […]

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Wie Geht’s! It’s Oktoberfest!

| October 1, 2012
Wie Geht’s! It’s Oktoberfest!

Dirndl dresses and lederhosen optional as communities celebrate the German festival season In a state boasting approximately 2.5 million citizens who claim a Germanic heritage, it’s no wonder Oktoberfest is a much-loved annual event. In Germany, the celebrations have already kicked off as of Saturday, Sept. 22 (and so have many local events). But Texans […]

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the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher Oct 2012

| October 1, 2012
the Editor’s Picks …  Linda Anderson, editor & publisher Oct 2012

MY FAVORITE :

• You Tube – Two Dogs Dining
• FungusAmoungUs – Dried Mushrooms
• Banana Bread In-A-Jar

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Take the Guesswork Out of Selecting New Countertops

| October 1, 2012
Take the Guesswork Out of Selecting New Countertops

Find the right material for your space —–By Angela C. Crissman Looking for a countertop material that will take center stage and dramatically transform your space? Choosing a new countertop for your kitchen or bathroom is an important decision that will impact the look and function of your home for many years to come. Key factors […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness 2012

| October 1, 2012
Breast Cancer Awareness 2012

October is the month to educate and support It’s that time of year again. It seems the nation goes pink to support mothers, grandmothers, wives, daughters, friends and total strangers. Men, too, are increasingly invested in Breast Cancer Awareness Month not just to support their female family members and friends, but also because males can […]

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Navigating the Carpal Tunnel

| October 1, 2012
Navigating the Carpal Tunnel

The symptoms and treatment options for carpal tunnel syndrome By Cheryl Alexander For every human infirmity imaginable, there are twice as many remedies for sale. Each promises a cure, a reprieve or some sort of guarantee. From tonics to therapies, from contraptions to cures, we are surrounded by those offering relief for what ails you. […]

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Unique Finds Oct 2012

| October 1, 2012
Unique Finds Oct 2012

Unique finds for your home and lifestyle

Skull Pillow • Laundry Carts • Tile Rug • Vento Ice Bucket • Diehl Vases

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Fashion Oct 2012

| October 1, 2012
Fashion Oct 2012

  UNIQUE VINTAGE Ollipop rings are the pop art of fashion accessories. uniquevintage.com _________________________________________________________________________________ AVELAKA CLOTHING BRAND Founded by Laura Miranda, California native and member of the Pechanga Tribe in Southern California, Avelaka is launching its Fall 2012 line. avelaka.com _________________________________________________________________________________ SHERIDAN BAGS Sheridan’s eye for color is evident in her reworking of neons, metallics […]

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BOO-tiful Halloween Carvings

| October 1, 2012
BOO-tiful Halloween Carvings

Family Features This Halloween, why not put a fun twist on pumpkin carving by making some Jack O’Melons? Watermelons carve up boo-tifully, and you can eat the fruit right away, making it easy to scare up some delicious Halloween fun. This Bat Jack O’Melon, Tiki Mask, and Jack O’Melon man can add a frightfully fun touch […]

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Book Reviews Oct 2012

| October 1, 2012
Book Reviews Oct 2012

The Essential Cancer Treatment Nutrition Guide & Cookbook • Fruit & Vegetables In Pots • Hot Sauce! • Rosemary Gladstar’s Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner’s Guide • Monica Pedersen Make It Beautiful: Designs and Ideas for Entertaining at Home

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Inspirato: Luxury Vacations at a Price You’ll Appreciate

| October 1, 2012
Inspirato: Luxury Vacations at a Price You’ll Appreciate

By Melanie Saxton Amembers-only luxury destination club, Inspirato, frees you to vacation the way you’ve always wanted – a curated journey that provides your family the most impactful “together time” possible. Carefree and Decluttered Perhaps your vacation is unscripted and still in the planning phase. An Inspirato vacation provides an innovative structure that ensures the […]

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Texas Winery Celebrates 30th Anniversary

| October 1, 2012
Texas Winery Celebrates 30th Anniversary

By Denman Moody Author, The Advanced Oenophile Fall Creek Vineyards expands on a Texas wine tradition October 1-31 is Texas Wine Month. To find out all about it, visit the website texaswinetrail.com and click on “buy tickets.” I recommend highly that you take advantage of this great offer ($5 of each $20 ticket goes for […]

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CAMRY HYBRID ••• ACURA RDX

| October 1, 2012
CAMRY HYBRID  •••  ACURA RDX

The Camry is totally new for 2012 and the XLE Hybrid version that I tested was impressive on many fronts.
Acura has just introduced a totally new and improved RDX SUV.

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Form, Function, Comfort, Family…and Philanthropy – The Pink Ribbon House® 2012 has it all

| September 1, 2012
Form, Function, Comfort, Family…and Philanthropy – The Pink Ribbon House® 2012 has it all

  Houston’s sixth Pink Ribbon House®, a designer showcase home built to “raise the roof” for breast cancer research at The Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), did just that. Established in 2003 by the Breast Center Advisory Council

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Cy-Fair Events September 2012

| September 1, 2012
Cy-Fair Events September 2012

  Texas Repertory Theatre Presents Leading Ladies THROUGH SEPT 16 The Texas Repertory Theatre’s new season encompasses six productions. Opening the season is Leading Ladies, which runs through Sept. 16. Hysterical hi-jinks abound in this hilarious comedy about two English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, who find themselves so down on their luck that they […]

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Fun Fare with Food Trucks

| September 1, 2012
Fun Fare with Food Trucks

From traveling taquerias to gourmet hot dogs, the mobile food craze has hit By Melanie Saxton With 1,400 food trucks in Houston, the comforting tastes of “home” come alive in personal ways. “If there’s an ethnicity, there’s a huge probability that it’s represented by a food truck,” says Paul Galvani, who should know: He’s the […]

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Cy-Fair People and Events with Kathy Crosby “Scene”-ry Sept 2012

| September 1, 2012
Cy-Fair People and Events with Kathy Crosby “Scene”-ry Sept 2012

EB Foundation Golf Tournament, Dinner And Auction • Save the Date

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Assessing Walt Disney Autographs

| September 1, 2012
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Assessing Walt Disney Autographs

Dr. Lori

Star Appraiser on the hit TV show Auction Kings on Discovery Channel.
Assessing Walt Disney Autographs
His authentic signature can command more money than autographs by most U.S. Presidents

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students Sept 2012

| September 1, 2012
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students Sept 2012

SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT GRADUATES FROM A&M – The Eric Bassett Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in December 2007 to honor Eric’s memory by providing Cypress area students with financial assistance to pursue education after high school. The scholarship fund awards a $20,000 scholarship annually, and is administered by the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation. The first scholarship was […]

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