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Happenings Sept 2013

| September 1, 2013
Happenings Sept 2013

CYPRESS-WOODLANDS JUNIOR FORUM SEEKS VOLUNTEERS Cypress-Woodlands Junior Forum is a growing organization of women dedicated to providing volunteer services, leadership and philanthropy to enrich the communities in north Harris and south Montgomery counties. CWJF partners with agencies, schools and corporations to fulfill identified needs in education, crisis intervention, interaction with an aging population and support […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students Sept 2013

| September 1, 2013
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students Sept 2013

THORNTON STUDENT EXPERIENCES TEXAS THROUGH LEADERSHIP ACADEMY – Thornton Middle School eight-grade student George Cortez Jr. was selected to travel to the Austin/San Antonio area as a participant in Education in Action’s Lone Star Leadership Academy. George’s selection  was based on his outstanding academic success, demonstrated leadership ability, a nomination from his counselor Carla Nelson-Broussard, […]

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Cy-Fair Business Briefs Sept 2013

| September 1, 2013
Cy-Fair Business Briefs Sept 2013

ASHTON WOODS Several key Ashton Woods personnel have been named Texas’ best in the recent Star Awards presented by the Texas Association of Builders. Carrie Roehling has been named Marketing Professional of the Year in the statewide contest; Paul Lim, Sales Professional of the Year; and Margaret Greenwood, Rookie Sales Professional of the Year. Ashton […]

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Rebekah Gregory: Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor

| September 1, 2013
Rebekah Gregory:  Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor

A local single mom and her son embrace a new “norm” after the horrific blasts By Melanie Saxton Rebekah Gregory and her 5-year-old son Noah looked forward to her birthday celebration on the East Coast. The plan was to fly from Houston to meet her long distance boyfriend, Pete Di Martino, and his family in […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Jennifer & Kyle

| September 1, 2013
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br> Jennifer & Kyle

Photography by Ileana Ravasio of Brilliant Photography Jennifer May met Kyle Guidry by chance at an island-inspired apparel store in The Woodlands. Precisely four years later, the  couple married on Grace Bay Beach at the Gansevoort Turks and Caicos. Initially envisioned as a simple sand and surf ceremony, the wedding evolved into an elegant, sophisticated […]

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

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

MY FAVORITE :

Cats Playing Patty Cake
Disney Baked Potato Soup
Popcorn S’mores

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR
THE TRUNK LINE CASE COMPANY

| September 1, 2013
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR </br> THE TRUNK LINE CASE COMPANY

By Jane Ledbetter The natural gas transmission industry was a booming business in Texas in the 1950s. More and more facilities were being built to get gas from newly developed fields to the populous Midwest and the East Coast. Trunkline Gas Company became a major operator in this business and in 1955 built a pipeline/compressor […]

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Fashion Sept 2013

| September 1, 2013
Fashion Sept 2013

VAL COLBERT

The collection of bracelets and necklaces is made from antique buttons collected from vintage clothing.

>> MORE

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Choosing the Best Prostate Cancer Treatment

| September 1, 2013
Choosing the Best Prostate Cancer Treatment

By Durado Brooks, M.D., M.P.H. More than 238,500 men in the United States will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year. Most of these men will have to weigh a variety of treatment options and make a series of decisions about managing their disease. Here are some of the important questions men need to ask […]

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Texture, Technology, Traditional or Titan?

| September 1, 2013
Texture, Technology, Traditional or Titan?

By Elizabeth Anthony IIn 2012, Americans covered lots of floors and walls with tile — 2.19 billion square feet to be precise. Inspiration and influence for tile floors and walls come from everywhere: fashion, upholstery, wallpaper, furniture, media and even electronics. In our homes and offices, where each element must uniquely capture the current style […]

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Unique Finds Sept 2013

| September 1, 2013
Unique Finds Sept 2013

PAISLEY EMBROIDERED PILLOW Modern with a vintage vibe, this powerful Paisley Embroidered Pillow from the Trina Turk home collection is chic and whimsical. Add an accent of color and style to your favorite room. Measures 14″x26.” Down-filled with embroidered face and removable insert. trinaturk.com _________________________________________________________________________________ ETERNITY CHANDELIER BY KOKET The elegant silhouette of this chandelier […]

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Houston Gardens Can Show Texas Pride – Five colorful flowers you can enjoy this fall

| September 1, 2013
Houston Gardens Can Show Texas Pride – Five colorful flowers you can enjoy this fall

By Jennifer Miko With fall weather approaching, cooler conditions welcome new opportunities to bright­en up your landscaping. There are many wonderful plants to consider that thrive after the summer months. Annuals are versatile and can be planted from a seed or transplant, or grown in a container. They’re perfect for window boxes, lining a sidewalk […]

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“Princess Anne” – David Austin’s New Featured Rose for North America

| September 1, 2013
“Princess Anne” – David Austin’s New Featured Rose for North America

A CERISE PINK TRULY FIT FOR A PRINCESS David Austin Roses has selected Rosa “Princess Anne” as its newest “featured English Rose” for North America. Austin’s featured rose category is an online showcase for select, top-performing roses for U.S. and Canadian gardeners, with particular focus on those that perform best under the kinds of diverse […]

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Pop Corn

| September 1, 2013
Pop Corn

Flavors that Pop!
-Popcorn S’mores

-Asian Popcorn Medley

-Lime Pickle Popcorn Mix

-Popcorn Sports Bars

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Disney’s Loaded Baked Potato Soup

| September 1, 2013
Disney’s Loaded Baked Potato Soup

A Disneyland park favorite that’s considered a “can’t miss” by hungry visitors is Carnation Café. The restaurant spruced up with a remodel last year, but they didn’t dare change one of the “can’t miss” items on the menu: their delicious and decadent Loaded Baked Potato Soup.  But for those of us who can’t get to […]

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Coconut Craze

| September 1, 2013
Coconut Craze

Originally ostracized some years ago by the medical community for its saturated fat content, the coconut is finally receiving the respect it deserves.

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Book Reviews Sept 2013

| September 1, 2013
Book Reviews Sept 2013

KAFFE QUILTS AGAIN In author Kaffe Fassett’s 14th book, readers are treated to 20 all-new versions of Kaffe’s favorite patterns — each using the latest range of unique and beautiful Rowan fabrics. Photographed in Bulgaria against a backdrop of splendid painted houses and wedding cake churches, each quilt and pattern in Kaffe Quilts Again is […]

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Living La Pura Vida

| September 1, 2013
Living La Pura Vida

The Palms — Luxury oceanfront retreat in exotic Costa Rica By Cheryl Alexander Costa Rica is well known for its stunning natural beauty and La Pura Vida (The Pure Life), a phrase commonly heard around this beautiful, diverse and tropical Central American country which aptly describes the lifestyle here. Costa Rica is small — half […]

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