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Ford Fusion Hybrid and the Nissan Juke

| October 1, 2010
Ford Fusion Hybrid and the Nissan Juke

Ford Fusion Hybrid Hybrid cars have gone from being an oddity to being proven mainstream vehicles. I’ve driven and tested all the hybrids on the market and most of them several times. They function quite admirably and do a good job of driving like “normal” cars and not emphasizing their unique technology. The purchase price […]

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Flawless Fusion – Distinctive Home Offers a Blend of Style and Creativity

| September 1, 2010
Flawless Fusion – Distinctive Home Offers a  Blend of Style and Creativity

Aimee and Wynne Snoots collaborate with Leslie Sinclair of Segreto Finishes to create an air of authenticity to this luxury residence, allowing room for the owners and their children to live in the home with comfort and ease, as if they’ve been here forever.

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Cy-Fair Events September 2010

| September 1, 2010
Cy-Fair Events September 2010

JEANS & JEWELS LUNCHEON SEPT 16 Northwest Assistance Ministries’ 2010 Jeans & Jewels Luncheon and style show will be held on Sept. 16 at Shirley Acres.  The event will begin at 10 a.m. with a social and silent auction. The program will begin at 11 a.m. and includes special live entertainment, a style show, live […]

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Cy-Fair People and Events with Kathy Crosby “Scene”-ry September 2010

| September 1, 2010
Cy-Fair People and Events with Kathy Crosby “Scene”-ry September 2010

Check out our upcoming Social events, and enjoy an making a difference in the community.

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students September 2010

| September 1, 2010
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students September 2010

TENNIS TEAM OUTREACH BENEFITS DISABLED VETERANS – The Lone Star College-CyFair Tennis Team assisted the United Stated Tennis Association-Texas Section in introducing wheelchair tennis to disabled veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan as part of an annual Welcome Home event held  in August. In addition to adaptive sports demonstrations for disabled veterans and their […]

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Around Cy-Fair September 2010

| September 1, 2010
Around Cy-Fair September 2010

MEMORIAL HERMANN BRIDGELAND TRIATHLON A SUCCESS. Approximately 1,600 people gathered in Bridgeland for the second annual Memorial Hermann Bridgeland Triathlon, with nearly 1,000 finishing the swimming-biking-running race. Placing first among the male finishers was Bradley Pigage followed by Grant Glauser, second; and William Ritter, third. The top three females were Diann Sweeneyhuijsman, first; Kristi Darby, […]

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Cy-Fair Business Briefs September 2010

| September 1, 2010
Cy-Fair Business Briefs September 2010

Debra Hill, a secondary science curriculum specialist, was named the new coordinator for secondary science at Cy-Fair ISD. Hill has spent 10 of her 21 years in education with Cy-Fair ISD. Hill holds a B.S. in chemistry from the University of Wisconsin and a master’s of natural science in physics from Arizona State University. She […]

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The Long Hot Days of Summer

| September 1, 2010
The Long Hot Days of Summer

High temperatures and high humidity make summers in this part of the country very uncomfortable. Sometimes we wonder how our ancestors ever survived here. After screens for windows and doors were developed in the mid-19th century, at least people were able to keep windows and doors open without fear of flies and mosquitoes getting in […]

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Grandma’s Yellow Rose Selected as Texas Superstar

| September 1, 2010
Grandma’s Yellow Rose Selected as Texas Superstar

Newest yellow rose of Texas has large Valentine-like blooms Grandma’s Yellow is not the perfect yellow rose, but your grandmother might say it’s “mighty dang near close,” according to Texas AgriLife Extension Service horticulturists. Grandma’s Yellow rose is the newest Texas Superstar selection, one of five that will be announced for 2010, said Dr. Larry […]

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Retiring from Work Doesn’t Mean Retiring from Life

| September 1, 2010
Retiring from Work Doesn’t Mean Retiring from Life

Ways to stay mentally and physically fit throughout life September is Healthy Aging Month. Established 15 years ago as the Baby Boomer generation began reaching age 50, Healthy Aging® is a national health initiative developed to help individuals think more positively about growing older. Now, as the first Boomers are rapidly approaching age 65, Healthy […]

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Saddle Up for NAM

| September 1, 2010
Saddle Up for NAM

Purchase or sponsor a painted horse for a worthy cause Watch for it! Fourteen de­lightfully-decorated life-sized fiberglass horses will gallop across Northwest Houston and North Harris County. The horses will be painted by local artists selected by a panel of judges and then displayed throughout the community. During the time the horses are being painted, […]

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Just for Busy Moms

| September 1, 2010

Easy and quick Fall recipes that can be worked in around after-school sports, dance and academic events BBQ Spring Rolls 1 lb. Byron’s Fully Cooked Pork BBQ 1 package spring roll wrappers 1 cup vegetable oil Thaw Byron’s Fully Cooked Pork BBQ overnight. Place wrapper on flat surface and fill with 1-2 spoonfuls of BBQ. […]

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Local Musician Wins Christian Songwriting Competition

| September 1, 2010
Local Musician Wins Christian Songwriting Competition

Music a reminder of God’s eternal love Bob Vandervliet of Cypress won the Contemporary Christian Music Network International Songwriting Competition for the first quarter of 2010. Vandervliet submitted three song entries from his recently released CD, Near to the Heart of God, an 11-track collection of original Christian praise and worship songs. The CD is […]

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Fashion Finds & Stylish Essentials

| September 1, 2010
Fashion Finds & Stylish Essentials

The best replicas in fine jewelry for today’s sophisticated and successful woman. Handcrafted and designed by some of the finest Italian artisans using sterling silver, semi-precious stones and Swarovski crystals.

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Unique Finds Sep 2010

| September 1, 2010
Unique Finds Sep 2010

Wine Barrel Chandelier Handcrafted from reclaimed French oak wine barrel staves and hoops. Each fixture is unique, with cracks and variations in the wood to be expected. Waxed rust finish. restorationhardware.com

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Fall in Houston: Time to Get Outdoors Poolside parties can continue a while longer

| September 1, 2010
Fall in Houston: Time to Get Outdoors Poolside parties can continue a while longer

Even though September means “fall” in some parts of the country, in Houston it’s still warm enough for outdoor entertaining. While summer is almost over for this year, it’s not too late to be thinking about end of summer activities or too early to consider how to make the most of next summer. In fact, […]

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Juxtaposed and eclectic, Yin and Yang – It’s all about home design

| September 1, 2010
Juxtaposed and eclectic, Yin and Yang –  It’s all about home design

If you like it, use it; there’s no right or wrong in furniture choices this year A renewed interest by homeowners in upgrading their homes is expected to have a positive effect on the furniture market this fall. Trend forcasters believe that one reason the furniture market may begin to bounce back from a slow […]

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Book Reviews Sep 2010

| September 1, 2010

Six Weeks to Sleeveless and Sexy Transform your arms into your hottest accessory with the book Six Weeks to Sleeveless and Sexy: The 5-Step Plan to Sleek, Strong, and Sculpted Arms. Author and nutrition-and-fitness-coach-to-the-stars JJ Virgin’s simple, no-fail program, tell-it-like-it-is method will teach a no-fuss approach to eating that will increase energy, help build muscle […]

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Ready Yourself for Fall

| September 1, 2010

Recent red wine discoveries — great values Here are a bevy of red beauties—all great values in their respective price ranges. Buy now, and when it starts to cool off in mid October, it’s time to grill your favorite meats outside and enjoy these reds to the max. Red Guitar Old Vine Temp­ranillo-Garnacha (Spain) 2007 […]

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Buick Regal & Mercedes S400 Hybrid

| September 1, 2010
Buick Regal & Mercedes S400 Hybrid

Buick Regal Class: Midsize Sedan Drivetrain: Front-Wheel Drive Starting price: about $27,000 Buick gets sporty. If you go back far enough in Buick history, you’ll actually find some sporty models in the lineup. In recent history, however, “Buick” and “sporty” were rarely found in the same sentence, having been branded as the vehicle of choice […]

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