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Island Escapes and Winter Obsessions

| January 1, 2011 | 0 Comments
Island Escapes and Winter Obsessions

JOHN HARDY

This gorgeous selection of exotic pieces from one-of-a-kind cinta jewelry collection. Precious and semi-precious stones adorn 18k white, yellow and rose gold and one-of-a-kind shells .

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Unique Finds Jan 2011

| January 1, 2011
Unique Finds Jan 2011

Newest Tommy Bahama Lamp from Wildwood This new addition to the Tommy Bahama Collection from Wildwood Lamps embodies luxurious tropical living. Made from natural wood and woven cane, the island-inspired lamp is topped with a casual linen shade and geometric wood finial. wildwoodlamps.com _________________________________________________________________________________ V-MODA Headphones Your headphones should be as unique as your style […]

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Putting Your Best Face Forward

| January 1, 2011
Putting Your Best Face Forward

Graceful aging means exploring your options Whether we like it or not, graceful aging requires maintenance. While some folks are genetically predisposed to great skin that doesn’t seem to sag or wrinkle, and others have carefully avoided the sun, let’s face it (pun intended), most of us will eventually wonder why those expensive creams and […]

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Thinking of Resale? 12 trendy tips to increase your home’s value

| January 1, 2011
Thinking of Resale? 12 trendy tips to increase your home’s value

Are you considering putting your home on the market? The time to take a good look at what needs to be renovated, removed or simply refreshed is well before the first prospective buyer walks up to your door. From tried-and-true advice worth repeating to cutting-edge trends, here are several suggestions for increasing the resale value […]

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Choosing Wall Colors that Flow Correctly identifying color undertones can make or break a room

| January 1, 2011
Choosing Wall Colors that Flow Correctly identifying color undertones can make or break a room

“What I find most interesting about color is the very positive effect it has on mood. It can make you feel relaxed, nurtured or whimsical,” says color consultant Kate Smith, owner of Sensational Color and co-author of Color Confidence: Color for Your Home Interior. “It’s all about the colors you choose.” Smith, who will be […]

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Book Reviews Jan 2011

| January 1, 2011
Book Reviews Jan 2011

FRANK FONTANA’S DIRTY LITTLE SECRETS OF DESIGN With Frank Fontana’s Dirty Little Secrets of Design, interior designing on a budget will no longer be a reason to stress out or lose your sense of style. Fontana is a nationally renowned design expert and guru of low-cost high style design, and HGTV’s go-to guy for chic […]

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Fun in Fredericksburg

| January 1, 2011
Fun in Fredericksburg

Historic. Cosmopolitan. Authentic.  Fun. Fredericksburg in the Texas Hill Country has been described in a variety of ways, thanks to its abundance of natural scenic beauty, full calendar of festivals and events, city- and county-wide attractions, culinary offerings, and mass appeal. This small town nirvana, founded in 1846 by German settlers, continues to rank high […]

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The 1976 Paris Tasting

| January 1, 2011
The 1976 Paris Tasting

A SEMINAL EVENT FOR AMERICANS When I cut my teeth (or in this case, stained them) on wine in the mid ’70s, almost everything was French. If anyone was venturesome (or wealthy) enough to order an expensive wine for home or at a restaurant, it was always French. In fact, waiters would routinely ask, with […]

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See the new Chevy Cruze and Infiniti QX56

| January 1, 2011
See the new Chevy Cruze and Infiniti QX56

There’s a mad dash to claim market share in the new small car segment of the automotive world today. Car companies are recalibrating to produce appealing and profitable smaller cars. Enter the Chevy Cruze. This little sedan has actually been on sale in more than 60 world markets for some time, and GM has logged […]

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Cypress Homeowners Deck the Halls with Treasure-Filled Elegance

| December 1, 2010
Cypress Homeowners Deck the Halls with Treasure-Filled Elegance

Founder Of Round Top Collection Celebrates Christmas In Style Christmas comes early each year to the Krause house in Cypress — the middle of October to be exact. That’s when Jeff and Debbie Krause and their children begin decorating for the holiday season. The entire project takes six weeks. Decorations start going up in October, […]

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Cy-Fair Events December 2010

| December 1, 2010
Cy-Fair Events December 2010

COUGAR CHRISTMAS MARKET BEGINNING DEC 11 More than 160 vendors offering gourmet foods, jewelry, candy, home decor and handcrafted items will be on hand at the 10th annual Cougar Christmas Market at the Cy-Fair ISD Exhibit Center on Dec. 11-12. Proceeds benefit the Cy-Creek High School’s FFA Booster Club scholarship fund and animal project facility. […]

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

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

SALUTE TO THE STARS! The 13th annual “Salute to the Stars” Gala, held at the Berry Center, was sponsored by the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation. The event served two very important goals: raising funds to assist with staff development grants and student scholarships, as well as honoring the 2009-10 Spotlight teachers. The evening included musical entertainment, […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students December 2010

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

HOUSTON CHRISTIAN HS CROWNS HOMECOMING QUEEN AND KING – Students at Houston Christian High School selected seniors Danielle Milton and Andrew Cecil as their 2010 Homecoming Queen and King. The students were officially crowned queen and king during the half-time festivities at the homecoming game against the St. Thomas High School Eagles. Danielle is a […]

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Around Cy-Fair December 2010

| December 1, 2010
Around Cy-Fair December 2010

NAM’s 2010 Jeans & Jewels gala  exceeds fundraising goal. Northwest Assistance Ministries’ 2010 Jeans and Jewels Gala attracted 740 guests who packed the Town Center ballroom to enjoy dinner, entertainment by country star Mark Chesnutt, dancing to the sounds of the Stephen Chadwick Band, silent and live auctions, and the ever-popular mechanical bull. New attractions […]

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Cy-Fair Business Briefs December 2010

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

Bob R. Covey, Cy-Fair ISD board of trustees vice president, was among a group of school board members who met in Austin in November to focus on their roles as advocates for public schools with state and national policymakers. Trustees, who met for the second of five training sessions of Leadership Texas Association of School […]

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Holiday Elegance and Shades of Winter

| December 1, 2010
Holiday Elegance and Shades of Winter

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE WEARING DAVID YURMAN Justin Timberlake wears a David Yurman ring to the New Yorker Festival: “The Social Network” in New York City.

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Nagged by a Fleshy Neck?

| December 1, 2010
Nagged by a Fleshy Neck?

Transform sagging skin into a swan-like neckline Recently during a conversation with a few women friends of mine, the topic turned to our on-going aesthetic treatments and wish lists for future work to enhance and maintain our beauty. The general consensus was that although most of us are pretty satisfied with our general appearance, we […]

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Unique Finds Dec 2010

| December 1, 2010
Unique Finds Dec 2010

Cindy Crawford Style Holiday entertaining pieces from Cindy Crawford Style will make the dinner table sparkle. Collection includes festive glitter trees and other decorative accessories.jcp.com

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Fabulous Designs Are Underfoot Exciting options for fashionable flooring

| December 1, 2010
Fabulous Designs Are Underfoot Exciting options for fashionable flooring

Are you choosing floor décor for a new house or renovating an existing one? As you figure out what you want underfoot, trying to decide among today’s vast array of choices may well floor you! Here’s an overview of just some of the exciting options popular now in hard surfaces, from classic wood to “green” […]

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Bathroom Renaissance Add pizzazz and personal style with decorative fixtures

| December 1, 2010
Bathroom Renaissance Add pizzazz and personal style with decorative fixtures

Turning water on has never been so fun! The latest bathroom faucet designs offer many choices among modern, Asian-inspired, transitional, traditional and creative styles. You can save water and create a special mood just by changing out the fixtures in your bathroom — and, they won’t make you feel like you’re washing your hands under […]

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