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Back to School Tips for Parents

| September 1, 2016
Back to School Tips for Parents

Stay on top of all the details to keep the school year flowing smoothly By Melanie Saxton Calendars, homework, lunches and more… cheers to making the new school year a more organized one! Whether your child is transitioning to kindergarten or high school, it takes an arsenal of tips to launch a successful new school […]

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Star Furniture Introduces its Newest Collection

| September 1, 2016
Star Furniture Introduces its Newest Collection

Magnolia Home brings Joanna Gaines’ style sensibilities to a wider audience Nearly 2,000 fans of Chip and Joanna Gaines greeted the stars of the hit HGTV home makeover show, Fixer Upper, when they appeared at Star Furniture’s West Houston Star Showroom in July. The couple was there to promote / launch Joanna’s new furniture line, […]

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Pelican Hill Serves Up Italian Riviera with West Coast Style

| September 1, 2016
Pelican Hill Serves Up Italian Riviera with West Coast Style

Resort’s Fall Festa dell’Autunno brings Tuscany to Southern California Text by Noelle Valentine Photography courtesy of Pelican Hill When September rolls around, Houstonians are ready to feel the chill of the fall’s first cool front. Summer is over; the kids are back in school; and we can begin to plan our next getaway. One place […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kendall & Bernard

| September 1, 2016
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kendall & Bernard

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Ashley Gillen Photography She’s a native Texan. He’s from Panama. A chance meeting at the office sparked a romance that led them down the aisle into “happily ever after.” Kendall Harvey attended Magnolia High School and is the owner/operator of Distinguished Aromatics. Bernard Under­wood attended Balboa Academy and the […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – September 2016

| September 1, 2016
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now – September 2016

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A Beginner’s Guide to Stone Selection

| September 1, 2016
A Beginner’s Guide to Stone Selection

Consider Which Material Is Best For Each Use By Rachel Potter Natural stone is a versatile material that can be used in many places throughout the home. Commonly used for kitchen countertops, stone is also a great choice for fireplaces, bathroom vanities, cladding, flooring, outdoor kitchens and fire pits. Choosing the stone best suited to […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Make Your Photos More Memorable

| September 1, 2016
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br> Make Your Photos More Memorable

SAVE THE DATE TO SEE DR. LORI!
Dr. Lori will be a speaker at the Fall Home & Garden Show to be held Aug. 13-14 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center.

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Fall into Herbs

| September 1, 2016
Fall into Herbs

It’s The Right Time To Replenish Plants Lost To The Heat Herbs are plants that are used as flavoring agents. The common herbs used in cooking are referred to as culinary herbs. Mild or savory herbs impart a delicate flavor to food while the stronger or pungent herbs add zest to foods. These herbs are […]

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Bois d’Arc Fence Posts

| September 1, 2016
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Bois d’Arc Fence Posts

by Fred Collins The old invoices from the Juergen Store in Cypress Top Historic Park lead us down many curious paths that often intertwine with the landscape and the history of Cypress. One such invoice shows where E.F. Juergen shipped 1,100 Bois d’arc fence posts to one Has Andrews of McKinney, Texas. He charged Mr. […]

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Are Amalgam Fillings Safe?

| September 1, 2016
Are Amalgam Fillings Safe?

Global Coalition Takes Aim At A Common Dental Practice By Judy Latta This summer, the United Nations announced that a coalition of international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) has launched a global campaign to end what some consider a longstanding health and environmental hazard – the use of mercury in dentistry. This announcement was met with mixed […]

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Ovarian Cancer

| September 1, 2016
Ovarian Cancer

Women Should Understand This Serious Health Threat The American Cancer Society estimates for 2016 are that about 22,280 women will receive a new diagnosis of ovarian cancer in the U.S., and about 14,240 women will die from it. Ovarian cancer accounts for about 3 percent of cancers among women, but it causes more deaths than […]

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CFISD Student Journalists Win Balfour Workshop Awards

| September 1, 2016
CFISD Student Journalists Win Balfour Workshop Awards

Annual Event At Texas A&M Attracts 1,000 Students And Advisers By Damaris De León, Jersey Village HS The annual Balfour Workshop, held July 22-25 at Texas A&M University, welcomed 1,000 students and advisers from the state of Texas to prepare school publication staffs for the upcoming school year. Nine CFISD schools were represented, including Cypress […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students September 2016

| September 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students September 2016

ARAGON MS STUDENT HARNESSES UAV TECHNOLOGY AT RICE DRONE CAMP Aragon Middle School incoming seventh-grade student Ryan Linton was among a select group of 25 students to attend the Rice University Drone Camp, hosted June 6-10 by the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership. Linton was chosen from among more than 200 middle school applicants who […]

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Discoveries September 2016

| September 1, 2016
Discoveries September 2016

  ANTIQUITY LARGE BOWL GG Collection is the brainchild of two friends, Dixie Harrigan and Leigh Anne Baysinger, who wanted to make accessories for those who prefer classical decor to modern influences. Their creative combination of metal, stoneware, and mouth-blown glass achieves the relaxed European-country style they were striving to create. neimanmarcus.com

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Cy-Fair Business September 2016

| September 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Business September 2016

CFISD NAMES NEW PRINCIPAL FOR MOORE ELEMENTARY Patricia Myers, an assistant principal at Owens Elementary School, was named the new principal at Moore Elementary School on Aug. 1. Myers replaces Jana Needham, who accepted a position at Alamo Heights ISD in July. Myers has 24 years of experience in education, including 15 with CFISD. Following […]

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Book Reviews September 2016

| September 1, 2016
Book Reviews September 2016

New releases with something for everyone

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Duckhorn Wine Company — the Best of the Best!

| September 1, 2016
Duckhorn Wine Company — the Best of the Best!

Young Winemakers Producing Some Of The Best Wines On The Planet In 1976, Margaret and Dan Duckhorn, along with a number of investors, started Duckhorn Vineyards, with the first production in 1978 being 800 cases of Merlot and 800 cases of Cabernet Sauvignon. Over the years until 2007, Dan not only vastly improved the quality […]

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Kia Soul & Toyota Sienna Limited AWD

| September 1, 2016
Kia Soul & Toyota Sienna Limited AWD

  Kia Soul |STARTING PRICE: $16,000 The most aptly deserved name for the Kia Soul might be “Square Peg.” With the rise in popularity of the subcompact and compact crossovers, the demand for tall, boxy wagons has plummeted. However, the demand is still there, and the boxy Soul stands ready to fill the need. The […]

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PLANTATION FURNITURE

| September 1, 2016
PLANTATION FURNITURE

Rachael Ray is bringing her unique design vision to life with Rachael Ray Home. She’s created multiple looks and furniture pieces for every room in the house including the kitchen, dining, living and bedroom. Plantation Furniture is excited to offer the Rachael Ray Home Collection. Her natural love of inviting, functional spaces with her new […]

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GOLD STAR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION

| September 1, 2016
GOLD STAR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION

At Gold Star Design and Construction customer service and quality craftsmanship is their biggest priority. From the smallest project to the largest and most complex remodel, Gold Star will provide professional and sincere customer service. Gold Star specializes in kitchen and bathroom remodels, room additions, home repair, complete interior design and remodels as well as […]

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