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Sienna Plantation pulls together to help people recover from Hurricane Harvey
By Judy Latta
As Sienna Plantation residents Jaime Phillips and Jennifer Ciulla sat wearily at a friend’s house after evacuating their own homes because of Hurricane …

“Capture Fort Bend County” Photo Contest Winners “Capture Fort Bend County” Photo Contest Winners

All entries on display through November at George Memorial Library
Winners of the Fort Bend County Libraries’ amateur photo contest, “Capture Fort Bend County,” were announced at an Opening Day Re­ception and Awards Ceremony at George …

Texas First Lady Visits Child Advocates of Fort Bend Texas First Lady Visits Child Advocates of Fort Bend

Cecilia Abbott touring Children’s Advocacy Centers across the state
Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott, wife of Gov. Greg Abbott, has partnered with the Texas Depart­ment of Family and Protective Services on a new initiative – …

Happenings December 2017 Happenings December 2017

SUBURBAN SUGAR LAND WOMEN, UPCOMING EVENTS
Suburban Sugar Land Women’s (SSLW) ongoing programs include services and resources to infants, children, youth, and adults; delivery of school supplies to five schools; Lamar CISD Counselors Presentation; Ensemble Theatre …

Big Sky, Montana Big Sky, Montana

Wide-open winter
High in the Northern Rockies, the small town of Big Sky, Montana – population 2,300 – offers some of the biggest skiing in the U.S. on the wide-open slopes of Lone Peak.
Envisioned and built …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Lauren and Daniel
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Lauren and Daniel

Sorority and fraternity sweethearts Lauren Michael and Daniel Rash became inseparable during their junior year in college. They tied the knot in Lauren’s hometown on May 27, 2017 at The Wood­lands United Methodist Church and celebrated at the new legacy ballroom at The Woodlands Country Club Palmer Course.

Scene in the Bend: Cari Middaugh
December 2017
Scene in the Bend: Cari Middaugh <br>December 2017</br>

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The Literacy Council of Fort Bend held a Reception and Driveway Dedication ceremony honoring Lucia Street on Wednesday, Oct. 1. Naming rights were …

Fashion – What’s in Stores Now –
December 2017
Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – </br> December 2017</br>

 
Sheryl Lowe – Aquamarine and pave diamond bracelet. sheryllowejewelry.com
 

Jimmy Choo – Portia Platform Wedge sandal styled with crisscrossing straps and a sky-high cork platform. farfetch.com
 

Prada –Trompe l’oeil tote bag in brown velvet featuring a pink …

Holiday Gift Ideas, December 2017 Holiday Gift Ideas, December 2017

 
Loggins Jewelers
This year make your gift personal! Loggins offers personal engraving for different styles of jewelry for anyone on your list. But we don’t stop at jewelry — we engrave anything from watches to Yeti …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Nutcracker Collectibles Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Nutcracker Collectibles

Uncracking the history of this useful tool
By Lori Verderame
Celebrity appraiser Dr. Lori Verderame is an internationally syndicated columnist, author, and award-winning TV personality who stars on History channel’s The Curse of Oak Island and Discovery’s …

Business in Fort Bend December 2017 Business in Fort Bend December 2017

‹FHPW Names Jacquie Baly Woman Of Excellence
Jacquie Baly, former Councilwoman of the City of Sugar Land and current appointee of Governor Greg Abbott, was recently awarded the prestigious 2017 Woman of Excel­lence award. For over …

Managing Arthritis is More Than Treating Pain Managing Arthritis is More Than Treating Pain

The goal of treatment is to prevent long-term joint and organ damage
Over 50 million Americans have arthritis, making it the number one cause of disability in the country. If you’re one of them, all you …

Nosing Around Nosing Around

What you need to know if you are considering rhinoplasty
By Judy Latta
Can a “nose job” boost your social standing? A new study published in the Journal of the American Med­ical Association suggests that people who …

Around The Bend December 2017 Around The Bend December 2017

Exchange Club Of Rosenberg Donates To Lunches Of Love
The Exchange Club of Rosenberg donated 1,000 juice boxes to Lunches of Love following a successful Juice Box Drive, enough juice to pack an SUV. Exchangites Wesley …

Historically Fort Bend: Kitchen Gadgets Historically Fort Bend: Kitchen Gadgets

During the Christmas season, we often find ourselves in the kitchen cooking, baking and entertaining. It wasn’t much different for Victorian women, though they probably wouldn’t have had guests in their kitchens. Victorian women benefited …

Discoveries December 2017 Discoveries December 2017

Navajo Weaving: JB Moore Variant Plate XXIV Navajo weaving.  navajorug.com

Home Furnishings Continue to Hit a High Point Home Furnishings Continue to Hit a High Point

Fabulous seating complements other great pieces
We’re finding it quite amazing how the noble, utilitarian chair now has so many variations on its theme, including as an art piece with great shapes and fabrics that run …

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

Lamar Educational Awards Foundation Helps New Teachers Get Started
Lamar Educational Awards Foundation Executive Director Janice Knight recently presented a $100 bill to Lamar CISD’s newest teacher, Andrea Lopez, who is starting her teaching career at …

Student Argonaut Learns Relevance of STEM Topics Student Argonaut Learns Relevance of STEM Topics

By Mara Soloway
Noor Mohamed-Salinas was once like many students who didn’t quite get the relevance of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) topics in her own or the larger world. But the JASON Argonaut program …

World of Wine – Gift Suggestions for the Wine Aficionado World of Wine – Gift Suggestions for the Wine Aficionado

The best selections in their respective price ranges
By Denman Moody, author of The Advanced Oenophile
Once again, I have tasted more than 200 wines to come up with this list of winners. Many of the …

Book Reviews December 2017 Book Reviews December 2017

WHY YOU EAT WHAT YOU EAT
In Why You Eat What You Eat, acclaimed neuroscientist Rachel Herz examines the sensory, psychological, neuroscientific, and physiological factors that influence our eating habits. Herz uncovers the fascinating and surprising …

Honda Accord and Nissan Leaf Honda Accord and Nissan Leaf

By Kelly Foss
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HONDA ACCORD | STARTING PRICE: $23,500
The Honda Accord has a well-earned reputation for being one of the most beloved and highly sought after midsize sedans on the market. It is expertly designed, executed, …

Past Kappa Holiday Home Tour Featured A Modern Georgian-Style Abode Past Kappa Holiday Home Tour Featured A Modern Georgian-Style Abode

Since 1941, the Kappa Kappa Gama Charitable Foundation Holiday Pilgrimage has showcased Hou­ston’s absolute best in interior, floral and holiday designs.

Wesley Nilsen Wins the 2017 Sugar Land Superstar Contest Wesley Nilsen Wins the 2017 Sugar Land Superstar Contest

Young Musician Sets The Stage For Further Success  
By Mara Soloway
Musician Wesley Nilsen draws inspiration from an ever-widening variety of genres, including rock, hip-hop, R&B, pop, folk, jazz, and his favorites, Americana and blues-rock.
The 20-year-old …

Donald Leonetti Elementary School Opens Donald Leonetti Elementary School Opens

 
 
FBISD School Namesake Was Great Supporter Of Local Education
By Judy Latta
The newest elementary school in Sienna Plantation opened its doors on Aug. 22, welcoming 421 students, grades K through 6. Leonetti Elementary School holds a …