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

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

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 …

Inaugural Fort Bend County Book Festival Inaugural Fort Bend County Book Festival

New Event Celebrates Books, Local Authors And Storytellers On Saturday, Nov. 4
Fort Bend County Libraries has announced its first “Fort Bend County Book Festival” on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. …

Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s Christmas Home Tour Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s Christmas Home Tour

Annual CAFB Event Set For Dec. 8-9
Hurricane Harvey left a path of destruction across Fort Bend County and the Houston Metro­politan area, but even its wrath won’t stop the Child Advocates of Fort Bend County’s …

Sugar Plum Market Will Bring Magic to Fort Bend , Nov. 3-4 Sugar Plum Market Will Bring Magic to Fort Bend , Nov. 3-4

A Portion Of The Proceeds From Annual Holiday Event Will Benefit Those Affected By Hurricane Harvey
Presented by the Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) and Memorial Hermann, the theme for the 17th Annual Sugar …

Happenings November 2017 Happenings November 2017

SUBURBAN SUGAR LAND WOMEN AND DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY PRESENT “A LITERARY CAFÉ,” OCT. 28
The Suburban Houston Fort Bend Alumnae Chapter (SHFBAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. in partnership with Suburban Sugar Land Women …

The Quintess Collection The Quintess Collection

Where Travel Dreams Come True
By Cheryl Alexander
These days, time is a coveted luxury. Just as important is where, with whom and how you spend your time. At Quintess, they believe that when it’s time …

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

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Evoke Photography & Video
If it wasn’t for match.com, Lauren Ashley Partida and Patrick Lennox Strang would never have found each other! Lauren was raised in the heart of historic …

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

I hope that you and your families are all back to some sense of normality after the hurricane. As we head into this holiday season, we are especially blessed to be a part of this great place we call home. I’m sure you’ll all agree that giving thanks this year will have a special meaning. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!

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

 
ZIAD NAKAD – Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Collection

Holiday Gift Ideas, November 2017 Holiday Gift Ideas, November 2017

SUGAR LAND SALON & SPA
Nestled in the heart of Sugar Land,Sugar Land Salon & Spa provides a spacious environment with full amenities including cutting and color. Floors illuminated with natural light and accented with chandeliers, …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Top 10 Thanksgiving Collectibles Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Top 10 Thanksgiving Collectibles

Tucky, the Steiff turkey stuffed animal.

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Dr. Lori Verderame is an antiques appraiser, internationally syndicated columnist and author, and award-winning TV personality who stars on History Channel’s The Curse of Oak Island and …

Business in Fort Bend November 2017 Business in Fort Bend November 2017

HOUSTON METHODIST UROLOGY ASSOCIATES WELCOMES TWO NEW PHYSICIANS TO SUGAR LAND
Laura Martinez, M.D., and Neel Srikishen, M.D., have joined Houston Methodist Urology Associates’ practice in Sugar Land. Both physicians are now accepting new patients.
Martinez comes …

Overcome Emotional Eating, Lose Weight and Improve Health

Nine Tips From A Psychologist And Author
Negative emotions often cause people to eat when they are bored, angry or already full, says New York Times-bestselling author Dr. Susan Albers, a nationally recognized psychologist who …

Make Healthy Carbohydrate Choices Make Healthy Carbohydrate Choices

A Variety Of Delicious Meals And Snacks Will Hit The Spot
How much and what type of foods you eat makes a difference in your general health, and especially if you are managing diabetes. If you …

Around The Bend November 2017 Around The Bend November 2017

MARISSA SALAZAR NAMED FORT BEND COUNTY FAIR QUEEN
The chase for the crown is over! The 2017 Fort Bend County Fair Queen is Marissa Salazar. Marissa is a senior at Austin High School and was …

Historically Fort Bend: Thanksgiving in Fort Bend County Historically Fort Bend: Thanksgiving in Fort Bend County

When folks think of Thanksgiving, memories of family, fun and fellowship abound. However, food takes center stage. Meals of turkey, dressing, sweet potatoes, cornbread, pumpkin pie and more line dinner tables and fill our stomachs. …

Discoveries November 2017 Discoveries November 2017

HERON PRINT WALLPAPER:
The Heron print depicts the birds against a soft pink ground with dragonflies scattered throughout.
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Home Furnishings Hit a High Point Home Furnishings Hit a High Point

Textures, Illumination And Fabulous Seating Abound
The Fall Trendsetter Report from High Point Market is a wonderful overview of what’s in vogue in the world of home furnishings and accessories. We were inspired by its creative …

Maximize a Small Space Maximize a Small Space

Design Tips To Make The Most Of Less Square Footage
By Bee Heinemann
In almost every home there is a need for larger living areas. It can be a challenge to decorate small rooms to make …

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

ELKINS HIGH SCHOOL 2017 SALUTATORIAN RECEIVES YOUTH EXCELLENCE AWARD
Each year, the Vietnamese Culture and Science Association honors outstanding high school students during its Youth Excellence Recognition Luncheon. The honorees are Houston-area, Vietnamese-American high school graduates …

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, …

All the Right Moves All the Right Moves

Talented Sixth-Grader Charlize Lopez Is An Accomplished Student, Athletic And Artist
By Mara Soloway
When she talks, Charlize Lopez uses expressive hand gestures that seem to mimic karate moves, which makes perfect sense: this vibrant sixth-grader in …

Book Reviews November 2017 Book Reviews November 2017

CHRISTMAS AT CARNTON
Christmas at Carnton,by Tamera Alexander, is a novel set amid war and the fading dream of the Confederacy. A wounded soldier and a destitute widow discover the true meaning of Christmas — and …

Chevy Equinox and Audi Q5 Chevy Equinox and Audi Q5

By Kelly Foss
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Chevy Equinox | Starting price: $23,500
In a very crowded field of compact SUVs the Equinox is one of the originals. The market on these hot-selling vehicles changes fast and Chevy has followed the …