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Unique Finds Jan 2013

| January 1, 2013
Unique Finds Jan 2013

Unique finds for your home and lifestyle

Yume Chairs Collection for Perrouin • Shutter Double Armoire • Allure Dining Table • Libations Bar Cart • Acapulco Bay • Salt Cellar

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When Flab Won’t Flee There are many options for fighting fat

| January 1, 2013
When Flab Won’t Flee There are many options for fighting fat

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 […]

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Fashion Jan 2013

| January 1, 2013
Fashion Jan 2013

JAMIE WOLF

Stacking bands. jamiewolf.com

M MISSONI

Fall/Winter 2012-2013 collection. m-missoni.com

MORE>>

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Book Reviews Jan 2013

| January 1, 2013
Book Reviews Jan 2013

Portrait of Houston • The 150 Best Indian, Thai, Vietnamese and More Slow Cooker Recipes • Connect the Shapes Crochet Motifs • Where God Finds You • The Complete Bordeaux • Houston Chef’s Table

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Wilkommen to Fredericksburg

| January 1, 2013
Wilkommen to Fredericksburg

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 […]

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DINNER OF THE DECADE PART 1; A fun — and fundraising — event never to be forgotten

| January 1, 2013
DINNER OF THE DECADE PART 1; A fun — and fundraising — event never to be forgotten

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 […]

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Ford Explorer • Toyota Avalon

| January 1, 2013
Ford Explorer • Toyota Avalon

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.

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The Twelve Days of Christmas 2012

| December 1, 2012
The Twelve Days of Christmas 2012

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

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Cy-Fair Events Dec 2012

| December 1, 2012
Cy-Fair Events Dec 2012

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 bob.clark@houstonfac.com. Eleven-year-old Mitchell Sink is a shining example of the great talent coming out of […]

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

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

Project Pink • Jeans & Jewels • Adam Elementary Family Fall Festival • Miss Youth Expo • Cy-Fest 8! • Council Dental Group 3rd Annual Food Drive

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: White House Christmas Cards: 1945 to the Present

| December 1, 2012
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: White House Christmas Cards: 1945 to the Present

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.

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students Dec 2012

| December 1, 2012
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students Dec 2012

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 […]

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Cy-Fair ISD Students Sweep Cupcake Battle

| December 1, 2012
Cy-Fair ISD Students Sweep Cupcake Battle

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 […]

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Around Cy-Fair Dec 2012

| December 1, 2012
Around Cy-Fair Dec 2012

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 […]

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Cy-Fair Business Briefs Dec 2012

| December 1, 2012
Cy-Fair Business Briefs Dec 2012

‹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 […]

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Rosehill on the Road

| December 1, 2012
Rosehill on the Road

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 […]

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Historically Cy-Fair – THE ONE-MAN BAND

| December 1, 2012
Historically Cy-Fair – THE ONE-MAN BAND

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 […]

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Holiday Home Tours remembered

| December 1, 2012
Holiday Home Tours remembered

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

| December 1, 2012
the Editor’s Picks …  Linda Anderson, editor & publisher Dec 2012

MY FAVORITE :

• Talking Twin Babies
• Unleash Your Creative Talent with the Cricut Mini
• CandyCane Blossoms

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Upset Over Unsightly Veins?

| December 1, 2012
Upset Over Unsightly Veins?

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 […]

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