Top Five Reasons Your Skin Needs You to Stop Smoking Now Top Five Reasons Your Skin Needs You to Stop Smoking Now

Body’s largest organ takes major impact
While most Americans are keenly aware of the potentially deadly health consequences of cigarette smoking on the heart and lungs, many smokers don’t realize the effects that smoking can have …

Fashion The Latest Trends Fashion The Latest Trends

Heart & Stone Custom Jewelry
Made from 100 percent recycled silver, each piece is custom designed to the buyer’s specifications. Just go to the Web site and build your own custom piece with birthstone charms, names, …

Discoveries Aug 2010 Discoveries Aug 2010

Pedestal Round Table
Restoration Hardware’s handsomely distressed table is crafted of substantial pine timbers and supported by a hand-turned pedestal leg. From 100-year-old buildings in Great Britain. www.restorationhardware.com
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Combination Machine
This all-in-one machine from DeLonghi brews coffee and …

Beyond Brushing – Healthy gums reflect a healthy body Beyond Brushing – Healthy gums reflect a healthy body

Responsible oral health care goes beyond brushing to include the state of your gums, which are actually tissues that receive and transmit blood back to the heart. Any bacteria in your mouth may find its …

Thinking of Remodeling? Start with the Windows Thinking of Remodeling? Start with the Windows

Replacing older windows can increase a home’s resale value
Now that summer is winding down and the days will be getting cooler, this might be a good time to tackle that home improvement project you’ve been …

It’s A Red Story. And blue and green, grey and orange, purple too! It’s A Red Story. And blue and green, grey and orange, purple too!

More and more celebrity de­signers are entering the home interiors market with their own brands of fabrics, furniture and accessories, so don’t be surprised this fall to see home interior and clothing fabrics drawing inspiration …

Book Reviews Aug 2010 Book Reviews Aug 2010

If He’s Not the One, Who Is?
In this wake-up-and-smell-the-coffee break-up book, women will get the jolt needed to move on and find their real Mr. Right. By first examining the mistakes of past failed relationships …

Dr. Revana, Wine and Racing Dr. Revana, Wine and Racing

How did a Houston cardiologist with a passion for wine propel himself into the perfect Napa Valley winery setup? It certainly wasn ’t all planned, and much of it was simply good fortune.
After finding a …

BMW 750Li and Toyota Sienna BMW 750Li and Toyota Sienna

BMW 750Li
The 7 series is well and truly the flagship of the BMW marque. This large sedan is offered in many iterations ranging from the “base” 740i with a starting MSRP of only $77,000 to …

Monochromatic Mix Monochromatic Mix

INTERIOR DESIGNER BLAIR GORDON HAS, BY HIS OWN ADMISSION, NOT ALWAYS BEEN ON THE CUTTING EDGE.
This self-defined “Life Stylist” came to “cool” (and to Texas) in a round-about kind of way. Born in North Carolina …

Happenings Jul 2010 Happenings Jul 2010

JULY 4 ACTIVITIES
FREEDOM 5K RUN / WALK
The Freedom 5K Run/Walk and Family/Youth Walk benefiting Fort Bend Corps will be held on July 4 at Lost Creek Park. Participants have the option to run a chip-timed …

Christen Johnson’s ‘Scene in the Bend’ July 2010 Christen Johnson’s ‘Scene in the Bend’ July 2010

Socials, parties, luncheons, and more in Fort Bend and Sugar Land Texas!

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students : July 2010 Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students : July 2010

Locus Competes at Irish Nationals
First Colony Swim Team’s Maddie Locus competed at Irish Nationals in Dublin, Ireland, as a member of the NCSA Junior National All Star Team. Maddie qualified for the team by winning …

Winona Vo, Malenda Sacaza and Darienne Cornell, Lamar High School’s CSI Team Wins Gold at State Winona Vo, Malenda Sacaza and Darienne Cornell, Lamar High School’s CSI Team Wins Gold at State

Local Sleuths Compete at National Competition
As high school clubs go, this one slips under the radar but definitely wins the cool factor. Three Lamar Consolidated High School seniors are members of the school’s Criminal Justice …

Minor League Baseball is Coming to Sugar Land Minor League Baseball is Coming to Sugar Land

Stadium site to be selected this summer
Sugar Land City Council has approved an agreement with Opening Day Partners, LLC to bring minor league baseball to Sugar Land and is in the process of picking a …

Dulles PALS and Fort Bend CORPS Build Home for FBISD Employee Dulles PALS and Fort Bend CORPS Build Home for FBISD Employee

Project is 10th annual for Dulles High School PALS
Dulles High School PALS and the Fort Bend CORPS presented the keys to a new home to Obdulia Estrada and her family in May. Estrada is …

SLFUMC MOPS Enrolling for Fall SLFUMC MOPS Enrolling for Fall

A renewal of identity for mothers
Like many mothers, my life before kids looked vastly different from my life after kids. Before kids, I was a professional engineer. I packed a B.S. and M.S. in civil …

Sugar Land Heritage Foundation’s Collection Continues to Grow Sugar Land Heritage Foundation’s Collection Continues to Grow

Help preserve the history of the city for future generations
The Sugar Land Heritage Foundation is gearing up for a very busy summer. Building renovations are under way at the foundation’s temporary museum and headquarters …

Sugar Land’s Cutest Winners Sugar Land’s Cutest Winners

Third annual contest held at Town Square
Sugar Land Town Square has announ­ced the winners of the 3rd annual Sugar Land’s Cutest Contest, for children under age 4.
Winners were selected in four categories—Baby, age 0-12 months; …

Popular Vendors Return to Sugar Plum Market Popular Vendors Return to Sugar Plum Market

FBJSL’s 10th annual holiday shopping extravaganza
The holidays and shopping go hand in hand. For many, shopping with friends and family for gifts is an annual tradition. And, for truly savvy shoppers, Fort Bend Junior Service …

LCFBC Hosts 20th Annual Wine & Music Fundraising Event LCFBC Hosts 20th Annual Wine  & Music Fundraising Event

Past and present Literacy Stars honored
The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County’s 20th annual Wine & Music, raised more than $100,000 to help fund literacy programs and services.
This year’s theme was based on Jules Verne’s …

Sartartia Middle School Honors Fallen Alumnus Sartartia Middle School Honors Fallen Alumnus

Tree planted in memory of Lance Cpl. Gamble
The students, faculty and staff of Sartartia Middle School chose to honor an alumnus who died in combat by planting a tree in his honor.
Lance Cpl. Garrett …

Energy Efficiency Program Energy Efficiency Program

Fort Bend CORPS aims to cool off area residents
The Fort Bend CORPS is continuing to offer its energy efficiency program to help county residents lower energy costs. The goal of the initiative is to provide …

Keep Good Vision Throughout Life Keep Good Vision Throughout Life

Tips for fighting eye problems common with age
Good vision is a vital part of feeling your best. We rely on sight more than any other sense to enjoy life to the fullest. Your vision changes …