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Book Reviews Nov 2010

| November 1, 2010
Book Reviews Nov 2010

Book Reviews! The Carb Lovers Diet • Dropping ACID: The Reflux Diet Cookbook & Cure • Japanese Home Cooking With Master Chef Murata • The Sewing Answer Book • Stay for Lunch • Back on Murder • Sacred Places of a Lifetime • The Last of the Imperious Rich

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Wonderful Wilderness

| November 1, 2010
Wonderful Wilderness

THE CLUB AT SPANISH PEAKS OFFERS BIG FUN IN BIG SKY Big Sky, Montana: Pure and simple. Natural and unspoiled. The quintessential American wilderness. Roughly four million acres of National Forest, designated wilderness and national parks define Big Sky and in the midst of this gem of unblemished wild country sits The Club at Spanish […]

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Nissan Leaf / Scion TC

| November 1, 2010
Nissan Leaf / Scion TC

Nissan Leaf Nissan has taken the vanguard position in the EV (electric vehicle) world by introducing and promoting its Leaf battery electric vehicle. This is the first vehicle of its kind offered in our market and there will be many more to follow. To review, in recent history we’ve gone from gasoline and diesel powered […]

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A House Becomes a Home

| October 1, 2010
A House Becomes a Home

It’s good to have vision, to see past a used home’s unsightly qualities — the out-of-date wallpaper and dust-encrusted curtain swags, the unwelcoming kitchen suffocating under dark cabinets.

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Cy-Fair Events October 2010

| October 1, 2010
Cy-Fair Events October 2010

TEXAS RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL BEGINNING OCT 09 The Texas Renaissance Festival will open its gates for its 36th season on Oct. 9-10 as it kicks off this year with an Oktoberfest-themed weekend. Join the nation’s largest and most acclaimed Renaissance theme park for a boisterous Bavarian celebration.
The Texas Renaissance Festival welcomes more than 400,000 guests annually […]

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

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

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

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2010 High School FOOTBALL Schedule

| October 1, 2010
2010 High School FOOTBALL Schedule

2010 High School FOOTBALL schedules for Cy-Fair Bobcats, Cypress Springs Panthers, Cypress Creek Cougars, Jersey Village Falcons, Cypress Falls Eagles, Langham Creek Lobos, Cypress Woods Wildcats, Cypress Ridge Rams, Cypress ranch Mustangs, and Cypress Lakes Spartans

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students October 2010

| October 1, 2010 | 0 Comments
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students October 2010

CHOIR TO SING AT STATE MUSIC CONVENTION -The Cypress Woods High School varsity mixed choir was invited to sing at the 2011 Texas Music Educators Association Convention, the largest state music convention in the nation, in San Antonio in February. The choir is one of two Class 5A mixed choirs from the state selected to […]

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Around Cy-Fair October 2010

| October 1, 2010 | 0 Comments
Around Cy-Fair October 2010

NAM CHILDREN’S CLINIC AWARDED FUNDS FOR DECREASING ER VISITS. The NAM Children’s Clinic was awarded more than $17,000 from the Texas Children’s Health Plan through an incentive program that pays clinics for reducing the number of emergency room visits. The Children’s Clinic reduced its ER visits this quarter by 54 percent from the same quarter […]

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Cy-Fair Business Briefs October 2010

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

Dr. Rito Silva has been named Lone Star College-CyFair’s dean of student services and Claire Phillips has been named dean of humanities, math and CIT. Silva graduated in May 1990 and was an advisor at Texas A&I’s new freshman college. This past April, with a master’s in counseling, Ph.D. from Texas A&M University at College […]

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Building Anew in a New Land

| October 1, 2010
Building Anew in a New Land

German immigrants to America came for a number of different reasons — political and religious oppression, high taxes, and a shrinking economy, to name just a few. Farmers in many areas of  Germany followed the time-honored tradition of dividing  their farms equally among all the sons in a family.  Consequently, as families grew, each son’s […]

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Travel Smart with the Right Luggage and Accessories

| October 1, 2010
Travel Smart with the Right Luggage and Accessories

There’s a price, size and look to fit every traveler I was in the midst of chaos in our neighborhood pizzeria/arcade that caters to the 10-year-old and under crowd when I got the call. “I have to go to Dublin next month on business,” said my husband. “Not without me,” I fired back while an […]

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Gaining Value by Gardening

| October 1, 2010
Gaining Value by Gardening

Home Gardening Provides Benefits For More Than Just The Home A volatile economy and rise-and-fall real estate market have flipped the switch for many homeowners to become avid Do-It-Yourselfers, especially when it comes to gardening. Part of this is due to the long-term benefits that planting and landscaping provide. Personal Benefits Gardening offers a triple […]

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Treats to warm you from inside out

| October 1, 2010
Treats to warm you from inside out

I love it when the days are cool and the evenings have just a bit of a chill in the air. It’s cool enough for my favorite fall sweater, but I can leave the winter coats in the closet for a little bit longer. Days like these call for something to warm the family up […]

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Host a Ghoulish Gathering

| October 1, 2010
Host a Ghoulish Gathering

Scare up a happy Halloween party to celebrate the spookiest season. Bring out the orange and black linens, spiderweb doilies and skull coasters … so easy and effective! The entertaining experts from the Wilton Test Kitchen say it’s easier to mix and mingle if you don’t have to juggle a fork. So cast a spell […]

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Fashion Finds – Pink for the Cause

| October 1, 2010
Fashion Finds – Pink for the Cause

Pink Breast Cancer Beads Chamilia Chamilia is a line of handcrafted beads for create-your-own jewelry. Choose from beads of 14k gold, sterling silver, Swarovski® Crystals, Italian Murano glass and colored stones that you may choose from to symbolize your own special connection to the battles won and lost by breast cancer. This month Chamilia is […]

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Fall Finds Oct 2010

| October 1, 2010
Fall Finds Oct 2010

From Rosie Weisencrantz, “Ghazala” is vintage green enameled sparkly flower trinkets with green cut glass beads handwoven into a linen tiara style headband. $140. www.rosieweisencrantz.com

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Unique Finds Oct 2010

| October 1, 2010
Unique Finds Oct 2010

Links Vase from CB2 Hand-cast aluminum sculpture handwelds five mini vases for an arc of small blossoms. The watertight interior is sealed with silver paint. Even without floral enhancement, the vase makes an intriguing conversation piece. cb2.com * Bird’s Nest One Pendant from Marsia Holzer This one-bulb drop light from Marsia Holzer is made of […]

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Looking for Relief

| October 1, 2010
Looking for Relief

A woman’s hormonal balance is unique in that it changes daily, weekly, and throughout their lifetime. Many women enjoy the notion of no longer having menstrual cycles each month, but with that comes a slew of symptoms associated with menopause. Hot flashes, headaches, irritability, fatigue, anxiety, and several other symptoms are the downside of entering […]

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Made in the Shade – Shade Pergolas

| October 1, 2010
Made in the Shade – Shade Pergolas

Create An Outdoor Space That Offers Moderating Sun And Shade By Choice In early times, backyards were mere utilitarian areas. By 1950, these spaces were popular for entertaining, featuring grills and folding lawn chairs. More recently, backyards have been transformed into outdoor rooms with appliances and furniture. Today’s modern exteriors call for yet more flexibility. […]

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