Erica and Roberto Molina Pay it Forward Erica and Roberto Molina Pay it Forward

Their Passions Are Reflected In Their Community Service
By Mara Soloway
When he moved out to the country from Houston in 1989, Roberto Molina could never have predicted how passionate he would become about rural life and …

Sugar Land Student Wins Statewide Art Contest Sugar Land Student Wins Statewide Art Contest

Fifth-Grader Teresa So Takes Grand Prize Out Of 5,000 Entries  In Treasures Of The Texas Coast Children’s Art Contest
Teresa So, a fifth-grader from Walker Station Elementary in Sugar Land, is the Grand Prize winner of …

Pawsitive Pursuits: The Fort Bend Kennel Club Pawsitive Pursuits: The Fort Bend Kennel Club

Organization Provides Fun Fellowship For Dogs And Their Best Friends
By Judy Latta
Dog lovers and their pooches have a club of their own here in Fort Bend County. The Fort Bend Kennel Club provides opportunities …

Happenings June 2016 Happenings June 2016

SUMMER FUN AT MOODY GARDENS PALM BEACH, THROUGH SEPT. 10
Moody Gardens is offering some new entertainment and traditional favorites at Palm Beach as this popular private beach attraction opens for the summer.
Guests are invited to …

Introducing VieVage Los Cabos Introducing VieVage Los Cabos

Resort’s Model Residence Now Open In This Vibrant Baja Setting
By Noel Valentine
An intimate new beachfront resort has announced that its model residence – the first of its collection of unique, beachfront villas – is now …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Haley & Taylor MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Haley & Taylor

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Jackie Ray Photography
High school sweethearts Haley Houston and Taylor Odlozil knew that one day they’d be married. They couldn’t have realized it then, but their journey would include a …

Scene in the Bend: Cari Middaugh June 2016 Scene in the Bend: Cari Middaugh June 2016

Dear Readers,

Summer vacation time is almost upon us! As you enjoy your trip adventures and celebrations with family and friends, don’t forget to take and send in your photos to be featured in an end of summer Scene in the Bend! Please be sure to send your photos Original size (do not reduce for email) and include the names of all people.

Fashion – What’s in Stores Now, June 2016 Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now, June 2016

OSCAR DE LA RENTA– Seafoam Carnation Detailed Lola Pumps deliver a splash of unexpected color.
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Business in Fort Bend June 2016 Business in Fort Bend June 2016

MEMORIAL HERMANN PHYSICIAN NETWORK APPOINTS NEW PHYSICIAN-IN-CHIEF
Memorial Hermann Health System has announced the appointment of Nishant “Shaun” Anand, MD, FACEP, as Physician-in-Chief for MHMD, the Memorial Hermann Physician Network, effective in June.
Anand most recently served …

Fort Bend County’s Ratings and Statistics Reflect its Thriving Economy Fort Bend County’s Ratings and Statistics Reflect its Thriving Economy

The Numbers Are Good For Residents, Businesses And New Ventures
Fort Bend County has been thriving over the past few years. It consistently serves as a leader in various economic and other important metrics. Fort Bend’s …

Interior Updates that Inspire, Part 2 Interior Updates that Inspire, Part 2

More Ideas To Bring Beauty And  New Life Into Your Home
By Mara Soloway
Like designer Nate Berkus believes, your home should tell your story, not that of your decorator, trendsetters, friends or family. Our May issue …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Vintage Wedding Trends Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori –  Vintage Wedding Trends

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.

Fort Bend Junior Service League Awards Teen Scholarships Fort Bend Junior Service League Awards Teen Scholarships

Four Seniors Earn $1,000 Each For Outstanding Volunteer Efforts To The Community
Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) established a scholarship program in 2008 for local teens and women who desire to further their education. FBJSL …

New Investment Book Focuses on Advising Teens And Millennials New Investment Book Focuses on Advising Teens And Millennials

Young Finance Guru Makes Language Of Money And Saving Understandable For All Readers
By Mara Soloway
Note to Warren Buffett: your successor is a 16-year-old high school junior living in Missouri City. Andrew Brierty is on …

the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher June 2016 the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher June 2016

-Dog Drives Little Boy
-Summer Vegetable Tian
-Succulent Projects

Prostate Cancer: Know the Risk Factors Prostate Cancer: Know the Risk Factors

About 1 Man In 7 Will Get The Diagnosis In His Lifetime
Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men. About 1 man in 7 will be diagnosed with …

Cheer the Grad. Honor Dad. Cheer the Grad. Honor Dad.

FORT BEND KIA
This Father’s Day, instead of golf clubs or a new tie, treat Dad to an unforgettable car-buying experience at Fort Bend Kia. He’ll get a kick out of the outstanding selection, exceptional savings …

The Younger Face of Plastic Surgery The Younger Face of Plastic Surgery

The Aging Face Takes On New Meaning As More Young Adults And Teens Opt For Aesthetic Procedures
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) has announced the outcomes of its annual survey, …

Around The Bend June 2016 Around The Bend June 2016

FORT BEND REGIONAL COUNCIL ON SUBSTANCE ABUSE HELEN CORDES AWARD DINNER
A record-breaking Seventh Annual Cordes Award Dinner was held by Fort Bend Regional Council on Substance Abuse (FBRC) on Feb. 25 at the Stafford Centre. …

Historically Fort Bend:
When it Was a Child’s World
Historically Fort Bend:<br> When it Was a Child’s World

Young Victorian children were seen as innocent beings that should be protected against the realities of the world, especially intimacy. As a result, parents dressed their toddlers and young children, both girls and boys, in …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students June 2016
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students June 2016</br>

FBCA FOOTBALL ATHLETE SIGNS NATIONAL LETTER OF INTENT
Lynell Smith, Jr. will play football in the outside linebacker position next year for Trinity University, a Division III Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference school in San Antonio. Lynell …

Discoveries June 2016 Discoveries June 2016

TULIP TEA CADDY LAMP
This Tulip Tea Caddy Lamp adds a worldy touch to a space and is chock full of historical relevance. The base is inspired by an English tea caddy, originally used for importing …

Before You Buy Stone Flooring Before You Buy Stone Flooring

What To Know To Avoid Surprises With The Project
You’ve done your home work on stone work. You understand the basic categories. You can imagine the feel of cool brushed sandstone under your feet as …

Book Reviews June 2016 Book Reviews June 2016

New releases with something for everyone

Michael Mondavi Honored Michael Mondavi Honored

And Some Recent Winning Wine Recommendations
Michael Mondavi has been named “Person of the Year” by Wine Enthusiast magazine. After being winemaker and later president of the iconic Robert Mondavi Winery, he successfully took the winery …

Scion iA and Hyundai Tucson Scion iA and Hyundai Tucson

As far as cars go, if you’re looking for a collector’s item of sorts, the Scion iA might be just the thing you’re looking for.

The Hyundai Tucson remains in the top tier of the competition by offering an array of stand-out features