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You Shopped For What at the Feed Store?

| October 1, 2011
You Shopped For What at the Feed Store?

By Jane Ledbetter The virtues of thrift and ingenuity practiced by many Americans throughout their lives were greatly enhanced by the experiences of World War II. People quickly realized that it wasn’t how much they had that counted, but how well they used what they had. Through the rationing system and other deprivations endured to […]

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Cypress Republic Band Talks Gigs and Going Big

| October 1, 2011
Cypress Republic Band Talks Gigs and Going Big

Amid the juggling of families and careers, CRB manages to totally rock the house By Melanie Saxton For those who haven’t yet heard of the CRB, chances are they will. CRB is in demand for gigs in and around Cy-Fair and the greater Houston metroplex. Formed in 2009, the group deliberated over names and landed […]

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Ovarian Cancer Quilt Project’s Online Auction Begins Oct. 26

| October 1, 2011
Ovarian Cancer Quilt Project’s Online Auction Begins Oct. 26

Funds benefit ovarian and uterine cancer research programs at MD Anderson By Angela C. Crissman During September and October, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will be transformed into a sea of color and artistry with a display of quilts from the Ovarian Cancer Quilt Project. Many quilts symbolize the courage and strength […]

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Happy 175th Birthday… HOUSTON!

| October 1, 2011
Happy 175th Birthday… HOUSTON!

The Bayou City celebrates her dodransbicentennial with exciting events for everyone Vintage photos courtesy of The Sloane Collection By Cheryl Alexander Houston is celebrating! The Bayou City doesn’t need much of an excuse to throw a party, but in case you haven’t heard… our fair city is having a rather important birthday. She’s turning 175 […]

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Don’t Be Afraid: If You Like It, Try It Use these designer tricks to transform your home

| October 1, 2011
Don’t Be Afraid: If You Like It, Try It Use these designer tricks to transform your home

Ever watch those TV design shows and wonder how to replicate the look in your own home? It’s easy to incorporate designer tricks into your space, no matter the style or existing decor. Focus on adding layers of color and texture, and notice how hues flow from room to room to create a cohesive design. […]

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Unique Finds Oct 2011

| October 1, 2011
Unique Finds Oct 2011

Acorn And Oak Leaf From Vagabond House • Paramount Dinnerware From Z Gallerie • Fulton’s Harvest Pumpkin Pie • Cream Liqueur • Baby Squirrel By Herend • Sobral Candle

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Getting Back to Normal What to do when your back is out of whack

| October 1, 2011
Getting Back to Normal  What to do when your back is out of whack

By Cheryl Alexander Our spine is our support, our source of motion, the information highway for our nervous system, and our tool for walking, bending and sitting. Yet until we have a problem, our spines are often taken for granted. I teach Bikram Yoga part-time, and when I was in teacher training, Bikram would remind […]

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The Sky’s the Limit with Sunroom Designs Today’s styles and materials offer a seamless transition from house to yard

| October 1, 2011
The Sky’s the Limit with Sunroom Designs Today’s styles and materials offer a seamless transition from house to yard

By Jennifer Miko Just imagine lounging in your backyard without the threat of rain, heat or insects. Picture yourself cozy on a chilly evening looking at the stars, or sitting in the Texas sun without the harmful UV rays. No matter where you live, it’s hard to escape the outdoor elements. And depending on the […]

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Fashion Statement

| October 1, 2011
Fashion Statement

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The Samantha beautiful peep-toes are amazingly versatile and match-up with everything.

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Book Reviews Oct 2011

| October 1, 2011
Book Reviews Oct 2011

Diplomacy And Diamonds • Piece Of Cake! • Love By Numbers • Fashion Designers At The Opera •The Healing Intelligence Of Essential Oils • 750 Best Appetizers

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South Australia and the Southern Ocean Lodge

| October 1, 2011
South Australia and the Southern Ocean Lodge

One of the world’s premier destinations to sample food and wine By Denman Moody My visit to South Australia in late June/early July 2011 cemented my view that the region is one of the premier trips of the world for sampling food and wine. This includes Kangaroo Island, the home of Southern Ocean Lodge. Before […]

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Winning Wines for Fall Enjoyment

| October 1, 2011 | 0 Comments
Winning Wines for Fall Enjoyment

By Denman Moody denmanswineblog.com A diverse selection in all price ranges. White: Dashwood Sauvignon Blanc Marl­borough 2010 — Dashwood has built a reputation for delivering great value, full-flavored wines. Harvested after almost perfect weather conditions, this wine exhibits a pure expression of vibrant, tropical fruit flavors. Perfect with spicy grilled shrimp! $9.99 Morro Bay Sauvignon […]

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Spooktacular Halloween goodies

| October 1, 2011
Spooktacular Halloween goodies

By Jenny Harper Halloween! Every year the kid in me eagerly anticipates celebrating this festive autumn holiday. I enjoy conjuring up a ghostly good time for family and friends. Gather ghouls and boys for a Halloween spread of spooktacular goodies and graveyard fun: • Make it a BOO-fet, setting the table for serve-yourself ease. • […]

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Autumn Delights

| October 1, 2011
Autumn Delights

By Jenny Harper With autumn’s arrival, my cooking takes on a new personality. Crisp, cool air and falling leaves propel me into the kitchen, where I enjoy creating tempting, seasonal aromas of cinnamon, apple and butterscotch. These universally appealing flavors say “fall” like nothing else. And autumn-inspired treats help make fall memorable. During this colorful […]

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Jeep Grand Cherokee & Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

| October 1, 2011
Jeep Grand Cherokee & Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

The Plug-in Prius is fundamentally different because it can be pre-charged.
The Acura TL styling is attractive, rich-looking and tastefully crafted.

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Shearer Delight, Even the family dog has cute overnight quarters in this thoughtfully detailed home.

| September 1, 2011
Shearer Delight, Even the family dog has cute overnight quarters in this thoughtfully detailed home.

Text by Cathy Gordon |  Pictures by Bookwalter Photography  |  Builder: Rohe & Wright Some families look back and regret leaving out certain details while building their home. But in the case of Rob and Kelly Shearer, they pretty much thought of everything, right down to the interior built-in kennel with charming iron door.

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Cy-Fair Events September 2011

| September 1, 2011
Cy-Fair Events September 2011

“SIMON FASHION NOW” AT THE GALLERIA BEGINNING SEPT 08 Fall fashion and trends arrive at The Galleria with Simon Fashion Now presented by Cadillac, a series of energetic fashion shows and interactive entertainment designed and presented by Simon Property Group Inc. beginning Thursday, Sept. 8. Party at The Galleria in style as retailers roll out […]

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Cy-Fair People and Events with Kathy Crosby “Scene”-ry September 2011

| September 1, 2011
Cy-Fair People and Events with Kathy Crosby “Scene”-ry September 2011

North Cypress Ladies’ Night • “Insideout Coaching” • Saving Lives, One Tail at a Time • Houston Alumnae Panhellenic Association and Foundation Scholarship Luncheon • SAVE THE DATE

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