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Imperial Sugar Land Home Serves Up Sparkles And Glitter During 2015 CASA Holiday Home Tour

For 25 years Child Advocates of Fort Bend has been showcasing homes lavishly decorated for the holidays in Fort Bend County’s most beautiful neighborhoods as a way of raising money to support its programs. Read the full story »

Houston Prepares to Host Super Bowl LI Houston Prepares to Host Super Bowl LI

By Mara Soloway, Images courtesy Houston First Corporation
The countdown clock is ticking toward Houston playing host to Super Bowl LI on Feb. 5, 2017. During the 10 days leading up to that Sunday, the city …

Roula & Ryan in the Morning Roula & Ryan in the Morning

A match made in Houston has held strong on the radio for 13 years.
By Judy Latta
Many Houstonians recognize them, often without ever seeing their faces; their familiar voices and comedic banter are part of their …

Anne McCormick Sullivan Elementary Honors Fallen Firefighter And Local Graduate Anne McCormick Sullivan Elementary Honors Fallen Firefighter And Local Graduate

Dedication Ceremony Held for FBISD’s New School
Fort Bend ISD held a dedication ceremony for its newest elementary school – Anne McCormick Sullivan Elementary – on Oct 16 in Riverstone.
Sullivan Elementary, which openedin August, is named …

H-E-B Aliana Market Opens H-E-B  Aliana Market Opens

Store Offers Over 105,000 Square Feet Of World-Class Shopping
With its ideal location, amazing amenities, and premier builders, it’s hard to imagine life at Aliana being any more joyful. But now it is! Aliana is …

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Offers Service Programs to the Public Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Offers Service Programs to the Public

Suburban Houston/Fort Bend Alumnae Chapter Celebrating 40 Years
Members of the Suburban Houston –Fort Bend Alumnae Chapter (SHFBAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. are celebrating 40 years of service to the community while building …

Greater Houston Builders Association Advocates for its Professional Membership Greater Houston Builders Association Advocates for its Professional Membership

CEO Casey Morgan Brings Her Government Affairs Experience To Her Leadership Role
By Mara Soloway
Even when the national economy is slow, the Houston area economy generally stays robust. Housing is one indicator that reflects how good …

Happenings December 2016 Happenings December 2016

25TH ANNUAL CHILD ADVOCATES OF FORT BEND CHRISTMAS HOME TOUR, DEC. 9-10
Tickets to the 25th Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CAFB) Christmas Home Tour are available for $25 online at cafb.org and at the Sienna …

Ski Time at Angel Fire Ski Time at Angel Fire

New Mexico Resort Offers Snowy Fun For The Whole Family
By Elizabeth Anthony
Angel Fire Resort, located in the southern Rocky Mountains of New Mexico, has been named one of the “Top 25 Best Family Friendly Ski …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Truly & Patrick
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br>Truly & Patrick

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Donatella Barbera and Damiano Salvadori
The Tuscan countryside became a perfect wedding destination for Truly Moore and Patrick Kane, who had already shared international adventures throughout their courtship and engagement.
Truly …

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

Dear Readers,

Wishing each of you a very happy holiday season. I’ve so enjoyed all of your events, galas and family vacations over the last year. Thank you for submitting and sharing those special moments with all of us at Fort Bend Lifestyles & Homes. Until next year… have fun and be safe!

Fashion – December 2016 Fashion – December 2016

Dolce & Gabbana- Dolce Box Maiolica-Print Calfskin Satchel Bag With Floral Studs.
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Business in Fort Bend December 2016 Business in Fort Bend December 2016

HMSL HOSPITAL FIRST TO OFFER INNOVATIVE BIOTHERAPY
Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is the first in Fort Bend County to use an innovative biotherapy involving fly larvae to save a patient’s infected limb that otherwise …

A Celebration of Individuality A Celebration of Individuality

The Rise Of White And Off-White Shades In Home Interiors
The first step many homeowners consider when designing a room is the color palette, and often times, they opt for hues that highlight their own distinct …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Objects That Have Sentimental Value to You Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Objects That Have Sentimental Value to You

Jewelry pictures can be made with damaged pieces of costume jewelry by sewing or gluing the broken pieces onto a piece of velvet, felt or other fabrics.

Lip Implants Gaining Popularity Lip Implants Gaining Popularity

Millions More Use Injections To Get The Perfect Pucker
A record number of patients underwent lip augmentation procedures in 2015, making them the second-fastest growing facial procedure in the United States since 2000. Only dermabrasion procedures …

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

-Wild Foxes Jump on Trampoline
-Christmas Tree Vegetable Platter
-Melted Snowman Cookies

Strains, Sprains and the Return
of School Sports
Strains, Sprains and the Return </br>of School Sports

Memorial Hermann Health System Offers Some Prevention Tips
School sports have kicked into high gear, and that means physicians may be seeing more sports-related injuries.
“Because children’s bodies are still growing and changing, we often see different …

Holiday Gift Ideas, December 2016 Holiday Gift Ideas, December 2016

AN ALBERT LUIZ SALON AND SPA
Get holiday ready at An Albert Luiz Salon & Spa! Whether you want a beautiful holiday hairstyle and makeup or a completely new look, the perfect team is ready to …

Around The Bend December 2016 Around The Bend December 2016

HOPE FOR THREE GIVES PARENTS A TIME OUT
You know it is a “win-win” for all when you not only have smiles and laughter coming from the children, but their parents. This was the case for …

Culinary Arts Students Cook Up Special Menu for Regional Competition Culinary Arts Students Cook Up Special Menu for Regional Competition

“Too Many Cooks” Is Never A Problem In This Foster High School Program
Text and photos by Mara Soloway
All that this classroom of the Culinary Arts Program at Foster High School needs to transform it …

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

FBCA CHEERLEADERS RAISE FUNDS FOR BREAST CANCER
Fort Bend Christian Academy hosted its annual Tackling a Cure varsity football game for breast cancer awareness on Sept. 30.
Since October was breast cancer awareness month, the cheerleaders held …

Historically Fort Bend:
Religious Observances
Historically Fort Bend:<br> Religious Observances

Religious observances have taken place in Fort Bend County since the days of Austin’s Colony. Perhaps, the settlers fresh off the Lively stopped to say a prayer of thanks when they reached land after months …

COLLEGE BOARD RECOGNIZES LAMAR CISD STUDENTS COLLEGE BOARD RECOGNIZES LAMAR CISD STUDENTS

The College Board is honoring students from George Ranch, Foster and Terry high schools for their performances on the PSAT.
Terry’s Coles Jackson and George Ranch’s Grace Braun, Cara Coffman and Alexander Stockman are all National …

Discoveries December 2016 Discoveries December 2016

RIDE INTO THE HOLIDAYS WITH VESPA (RED)®
The brand new (VESPA)RED is now helping to drive the end of AIDS. Available in the U.S. starting December 1, 2016 and globally in 2017. Order though certified …

Ten Easy Design Tips With A Big Impact Ten Easy Design Tips With A Big Impact

Transform Your Home Without Spending A Fortune
The change of seasons to fall and eventually winter is a great time to give your home a face lift. Ready to make some changes, but don’t want to …

Book Reviews December 2016 Book Reviews December 2016

GET CROSS FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Keeping calm for the holidays just got a little easier with the release of The New York Times Keep Merry and Crossword On. St. Martin’s Press, home to the classic New …

Share the Magic of the Holidays with “Christmas Gift Books” Share the Magic of the Holidays with “Christmas  Gift Books”

VIOLET ROSE AND THE VERY SNOWY WINTER STICKER ACTIVITY BOOK
When Mia has an accident in the snow, Violet accompanies her to the hospital. Happily, Mia is soon on the mend, but Violet notices that the …

Recent Tastings with Folio Partners and Others Recent Tastings with Folio Partners and Others

All Listed Wines Highly Recommended
Folio Partners, founded in 2004 by the Michael Mondavi family, is an im­porter of premium wines from family winemakers who share their passion for making great wines (plus their own wines). …

Buick Envision and BMW 3-Series Buick Envision and BMW 3-Series

The Buick Envision is an all-new luxury compact crossover.

The BMW 3-Series includes the 320i, the 328d diesel, the 330i and the most powerful 340i in both 4-door sedan and sport wagon models.