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A Vision in White

A kitchen with sizeable island is a fun gathering space for this family that likes to cook. They own their own sauce company.

Clean Lines And Open Spaces Make This Home Shine

Octavio Orozco figures if he can visualize how an ad campaign is going to turn out, he can visualize the end design of a house. Read the full story »

Craig Biggio Craig Biggio

Houston’s Adopted Son Still Giving Back To The City With Coaching, Community Service And A Cool New Restaurant
By Judy Latta
Craig Alan Biggio may have been born and raised on Long Island, New York, but Houston …

Hibiscus Season is Here Hibiscus Season is Here

Lone Star Chapter Of The American Hibiscus Society To Hold Annual Shows, April 23 And May 13
Whether you are a serious cultivator of the exotic hibiscus plant or just a casual gardener, you won’t want …

‘Houston’s Largest Home Tour’ Takes Flight in April ‘Houston’s Largest Home Tour’ Takes Flight in April

Well-Appointed Homes, Jam-Packed Events And A Bounty Of Butterflies Mark The Event
Houston’s Largest Home Tour is taking flight, promising an April filled with well-appointed homes, jam-packed events and a bounty of butterflies.
Hundreds of homes — …

Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair! Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair!

The Annual Epicurean Extravaganza Will Delight Foodies And Oenophiles At Multiple Events April 6-9
On April 6, Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair will officially kick off, celebrating the region’s diverse food and drink culture while …

Los Sueños Resort and Marina Los Sueños Resort and Marina

A Costa Rican Dream Come True
By Cheryl Alexander
Los Sueños Resort and Marina is a destination resort community that doesn’t disappoint. In fact, when considering the most listed items from a “dream vacation” checklist, Los Sueños …

Happenings April 2017 Happenings April 2017

SPRING ARTS FESTIVAL IN DOWNTOWN ROSENBERG, APRIL 1
The second annual Spring Arts Festival in Historic Downtown Rosenberg will be held on Saturday, April 1. The festival will include a street fair from 10 a.m. – …

Autism Awareness Month Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month and local autism advocacy organization Hope for Three is going to bat for families with “ausome” kids. The 5th Annual Strike Out Autism Family Fun Day Event, presented by Fred and Mable R Parks Foundation, takes place April 23 …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Kayla and Tim
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Kayla and Tim

A damsel in distress and a chivalrous Texas A&M University Corpsman met by chance at Spence Park in College Station. Little did they know this encounter would become a prelude to matrimony, complete with a romantic spring proposal under the Century Tree!

Scene in the Bend: Cari Middaugh April 2017 Scene in the Bend: Cari Middaugh April 2017

Happy Spring Everyone! Wishing you and yours a wonderful spring season and hopefully mild Texas weather! Please do send in your photos from Rodeo, Spring Break trips or anything else you’d like to share with our readers. Make sure they are high resolution and include the names of all the people in them.

Fashion – April 2017 Fashion – April 2017

FENDI – Double micro baguette in pink leather with studs.

SUZ SOMERSALL – Solid gold blue moonstone aquamarine Aegean ring.

SOPHIA WEBSTER- Lucita canvas espadrille wedge sandal in pastel pink. …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Antiques and Alzheimer’s Memory Care Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Antiques and Alzheimer’s Memory Care

My parents both suffered from Alz­hei­mer’s disease, re­­­­­­quiri­ng specialized care. I am not a specialist in Alz­heimer’s care nor am I trained to give medical advice. That said, as a child of two parents with Alz­heimer’s, I know something about the struggles for families living with the disease.

Business in Fort Bend April 2017 Business in Fort Bend April 2017

CLEMENTS TEACHER SELECTED LOCAL PHYSTEC TEACHER OF THE YEAR
Clements High School physics teacher Geoffrey Hart was recently named University of Houston’s Local PhysTEC Teacher of the Year. This award recognizes Hart as an exemplary …

Six Steps Toward Preventing Nearly Half of Colorectal Cancer Cases Six Steps Toward Preventing Nearly Half of Colorectal Cancer Cases

Research-Based Strategies To Reduce Your Risk
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States. It is also one of the most preventable. Research shows that Americans can prevent tens of thousands …

Around The Bend April 2017 Around The Bend April 2017

SUGAR LAND CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION’S “IN HIGH GEAR” EVENT A HUGE SUCCESS
The Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation (SLCAF), along with presenting sponsor, Audi Sugar Land, as well as all of the other sponsors, patrons and …

Historically Fort Bend: The Oyster
Creek Prairie
Historically Fort Bend: The Oyster </br>Creek Prairie

By Chris Godbold
Looking at the intersection of State Highway 6 and FM 1092 today, one sees all the trappings of suburbia. Restaurants and big box stores dot the landscape amid the Riverstone and Glenn Lakes …

Discoveries April 2017 Discoveries April 2017

SHELBY DILLON BLUE ELEPHANT PILLOW
Grab this limited edition, Blue Elephant Pillow for your home today. This 100% cotton twill pillow with a luxurious down insert is a perfect fit for your living space or bedroom. …

The High Point of Your Home Decor The High Point of Your Home Decor

Show Off Your Decorating Flair With These Home Interior Trends
By Mara Soloway
The High Point Market is back with its home interiors prognostications for this Spring. This twice-yearly market held in North Carolina is full …

Success in Academics and on the Field Propels Luke Metzer Success in Academics and on the Field Propels Luke Metzer

Colorado School Of Mines Rewards This Multifaceted Senior With A Scholarship
By Mara Soloway
Luke Metzer doesn’t want to hear his friends talk about taking a gap year before their first year of college. The 18-year-old senior …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students April 2017
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students April 2017</br>

FALCON PHOTOGS EARN GOLD KEYS
Thirteen Foster High School students earned awards in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards (South and Central Texas regions). Foster photographers and writers won two Gold Key Awards, four Silver Key …

Make Pool Maintenance a Pleasant Experience Make Pool Maintenance  a Pleasant Experience

These Tips From The Pros Can Help You Keep Your Pool Sparkling
By Merry Wise
Pool season is here! The weather is warm, and it’s time to enjoy the pool once again. Use these useful …

Exploring a Culinary Classic Exploring a Culinary Classic

ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES WITH POTATOES
Delicious and nutritious, it’s no wonder potatoes are a menu staple for many. Everyone craves meal variety, and potatoes offer a perfect canvas to inspire new flavor exploration so you can enjoy …

Book Reviews April 2017 Book Reviews April 2017

BECOMING A PEACEFUL MOM
Peaceful mom. It hardly seems that the words could go together. Yet the peace you crave can be yours in every season of raising children. Whether you have teenagers or toddlers, being …

Touring Napa and Sonoma, Part II Touring Napa and Sonoma, Part II

More Wineries That Are “Must Visits”
In the July 2016 issue, I wrote about some of the to-die-for wineries in Napa and Sonoma that are “must” visits. To view that article, visit houstonlifestyles.com, click on “Wine, …

Acura MDX & Toyota Avalon Acura MDX & Toyota Avalon

 
By Kelly Foss mycardata.com
Acura MDX | Starting price: $44,000
The MDX is a charter member of the midsize SUV fraternity. It first hit the market in 2000. With no traditional truck-based body-on-frame vehicles built by …