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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students January 2012

| January 1, 2012
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students January 2012

CY FALLS COACH HONORED FOR 500TH WIN – Staff and students at Cypress Falls High School celebrated girls’ basketball coach Jim Stephens’ 500th career win by giving him a surprise celebration at the school. Stephens, who has coached at Cypress Falls for eight seasons, recorded victory No. 500 over the Thanksgiving break. “It was a […]

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Around Cy-Fair January 2012

| January 1, 2012
Around Cy-Fair January 2012

LOCAL TEEN ACTORS PERFORM OFF-BROADWAY IN NEW YORK MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL. The Houston Family Arts Center Actors Academy cast of Kissless returned to Houston after performing at the 2011 New York Musical Theatre Festival. The cast of 27 Houston teens and young adults performed six times at the Off-Broadway Theatre at St. Clement’s. Kissless, with […]

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Cy-Fair Business Briefs January 2012

| January 1, 2012
Cy-Fair Business Briefs January 2012

Bridgeland is one of five developments across the nation named Community of the Year in The Nationals 2012 Silver Awards. The community, which most recently won the Developer of the Year Grand Award in the Texas Association of Builders’ Texas Star Awards, also won four other Silver Awards: Print Campaign, Special Promotion, Signage and Graphic […]

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“CYPRESS GETS NEW PHONES”

| January 1, 2012
“CYPRESS GETS NEW PHONES”

By Jane Ledbetter This headline above, as seen in the December 27, 1953 edition of the Houston Chronicle newspaper, heralded the advent of a brand-new era in the field of communications for Cypress residents:  approximately 130 homes and businesses were about to get dial telephones. Up until this time, the few Cypress residents who had […]

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Catching Up With the Clemens Family

| January 1, 2012
Catching Up With the Clemens Family

By Melanie Saxton The Clemens crew can best be described in two words: Family unity. All six stay busy with work, school and extracurriculars. But they carve time out of hectic schedules to volunteer at the Roger Clemens Foundation and the Roger & Debbie Clemens Pediatric Wing at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. In fact, they […]

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Holiday Fat? Here’s How to Fight It

| January 1, 2012
Holiday Fat? Here’s How to Fight It

–  Throw the diet out the door  – By Sandra Meineke It’s that time again. Time for New Year’s resolutions and holiday regret. The two go hand-in-hand. You ate too much. Again. You do it every year. Just when you were doing so well on your diet-of-the-month, Thanksgiving came along. Then Christmas and the New […]

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The Eyes Have It!

| January 1, 2012
The Eyes Have It!

Take years off your appearance with cosmetic eyelid surgery By Judy Latta Your eyes are probably your most prominent facial feature. They communicate to others — sometimes incorrectly — information about you, your mood and your feelings. Do your eyes convey attentiveness and vitality or do they express weariness? Droopy eyelids and/or bags under your […]

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Stop Throwing Money Out The Window

| January 1, 2012
Stop Throwing Money Out The Window

  Save on utility costs and increase the value of your home By Angela C. Crissman One of the smartest and most cost-effective ways to save on your monthly electric bill is to replace the windows on your home. Window replacement is an upgrade that will not only cut utility costs, but also increase the […]

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Unique Finds Jan 2012

| January 1, 2012
Unique Finds Jan 2012

Francesca And Juliet Headboards, From Z Gallerie • kMix Collection From De’Longhi • Argentinian Crown Mirror From Restoration Hardware • Franklin Bar Stool From Ikea • Batik Throw

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Fragrant Indoor Winter Garden

| January 1, 2012
Fragrant Indoor Winter Garden

Replant small potted plants into one large pot Fragrant hyacinths are one of the joys of the winter indoor garden. Buy potted bulbs already forced and the hard work’s done, leaving you the fun part. Even before the flower color starts to show, the green buds poking out from the top of the bulb give […]

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Five Ways to Create a Happier Home

| January 1, 2012
Five Ways to Create a Happier Home

Welcome guests, family and friends with these easy tips From the legendary June Cleaver of Leave it to Beaver and Bree Hodge of Desperate Housewives to stay-at-home dad Cameron from Modern Family, they all seem to know the secret to creating a welcoming home that one looks forward to returning to. While there are a variety of […]

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Organize Your Oasis

| January 1, 2012
Organize Your Oasis

De-cluttering at home may be easier than you think By Cheryl Alexander Many New Year’s resolutions include the intent to get organized on some level, and since your home is your oasis, shouldn’t a decision to enhance your lives begin where you dwell? Oddly, many people who keep a clean desk or a clean car […]

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JAN 2012 Fashion: Season Essentials

| January 1, 2012
JAN 2012 Fashion: Season Essentials

UNIQUE VINTAGE

Antique postage stamp ivory rolling suitcase.

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Go Bananas Diet Catching On

| January 1, 2012
Go Bananas Diet Catching On

Two years ago, Japanese supermarkets couldn’t keep bananas on the shelves after a man revealed the secret of his weight-loss success on a leading social network. Now a healthier version of his diet is catching on in America, thanks to the fruit and nutrition experts at Dole. The Go Bananas 2-A-Day Challenge was originally created […]

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Book Reviews January 2012

| January 1, 2012
Book Reviews January 2012

Junior’s Dessert Cookbook • No God? Know God • Kosher Revolution • Sew Up a Home Makeover • AHS Pruning & Training • The Secrets of People Who Never Get Sick

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Click Your Way To Cabo

| January 1, 2012
Click Your Way To Cabo

Cabo San Lucas Villas and AllAboutCabo.com take the mystery out of Mexico By Elizabeth Anthony If a trip to Cabo San Lucas is in your future, your first stop should be the online travel magazine, www.allaboutcabo.com. Just like its name indicates, it’s the perfect place to find out all about Cabo. At www.allaboutcabo.com, you’ll discover […]

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Tithe Wines

| January 1, 2012
Tithe Wines

Turning wine into water! By Denman Moody denmanswineblog.com Steve and Allison Triarsi Lewis are two well-known and well-respected Houstonians: she as an anchor and reporter at CBS News Houston, and he as a money manager for an array of Houston’s most wealthy. Steve has had more than a passing interest in wine, and over the […]

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SCION IQ & Mercedes C250 Coupe

| January 1, 2012
SCION IQ & Mercedes C250 Coupe

The SCION IQ as an expression of the New Urbanism.

Though smaller and less expensive, the C Coupe still has Mercedes presence and its rock solid feel.

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It’s A CASA Kind of Christmas

| December 1, 2011
It’s A CASA Kind of Christmas

Holiday home tour delights visitors every season Flying high for the 19th annual CASA Christmas Home Tour, the home of Brett and Liz Molgren was one of four residences fabulously decked out last year to raise money for Child Advocates of Fort Bend. The happiness of the holidays was evident everywhere as almost every room […]

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