Feet – Biological Masterpieces Feet – Biological Masterpieces

The human foot is a biological masterpiece. Its strong, flexible and functional design enables it to do its job well and without complaint — if you take care of it and don’t take it for …

Gather For Spring Apr 2011 Gather For Spring Apr 2011

TRACY PORTER

Art de vivre vintage cowboy boots are hand cut and hand made in 120-170 steps, vintage aged leather on the entire boot.

Discoveries Apr 2011 Discoveries Apr 2011

Funky Zebra Charger by Diane von Furstenberg
From the newly-launched Diane von Furstenberg Home Collection, this Funky Zebra Charger is part of the tabletop collection. It integrates effortlessly with other DVF home
elements and showcases the …

The Power To Heal The Power To Heal

Cancer remains a leading cause of death in the United States, killing more than a half-million Amer­icans annually.  Globally, about 13 percent of all deaths are due to cancer, according to the World Health Organization …

Cut Florals at Peak Season Now Cut Florals at Peak Season Now

Spring is the season for cut and fun, when an abundance of cut tulips, daffodils and hyacinths answers the siren call of spring. Spring bulb flowers are a top seasonal “best bet” at peak availability …

Flip Flop Your Living Areas Flip Flop Your Living Areas

While Houstonians are outside in the spring weather this month trying to salvage outdoor living areas after an unusually cold winter, more than 80,000 attendees and 2,000 exhibitors representing 106 countries will be indoors in …

Book Reviews Apr 2011 Book Reviews Apr 2011

GROW PLANTS IN POTS
Grow Plants in Pots is an essential guide to growing plants in small spaces —indoors or out. Packed with fascinating facts and practical tips, Grow Plants in Pots, provides expert cultivation advice …

Wild, Wonderful And Not Just For Winter Wild, Wonderful And Not Just For Winter

Banff and the Canadian Rockies offer spectacular summer adventures
Few hotels in the world can rival the majesty, hospitality and scenery of The Fairmont Banff Springs hotel, located in the heart of Banff National Park in …

Michael David Winery and the Emergence of Lodi Michael David Winery and the Emergence of Lodi

Phillips brothers work with local farmers starting wineries
Until recently, and even now, many enophiles think of Lodi, if at all, as the place where Sutter Home made its White Zinfandel and Robert Mondavi started its …

See the New Hyundai Elantra & The Kia Sorento See the New Hyundai Elantra & The Kia Sorento

HYUNDAI ELANTRA
I’ve always contended that it doesn’t take any more effort to make a good-looking car than a homely one. After all, it’s mostly a matter of stamping metal body panels and the giant presses …

A Family Affair A Family Affair

Schacht McCollum has a keen eye for detail when it comes to his family’s home.
After all, he’s the builder.

There’s not much chance that Kaye and Schacht McCollum will disagree on their preference of home. No, …

Happenings Mar 2011 Happenings Mar 2011

MAGIC CARPET RIDE
APR 02
Child Advocates of Fort Bend invites the public to join them for a Magic Carpet Ride on April 2 at Safari Texas Ranch. Presented by Sysco Corporation, Exchange Club of Sugar …

Christen Johnson’s ‘Scene in the Bend’ March 2011 Christen Johnson’s ‘Scene in the Bend’ March 2011

Socials, parties, luncheons, and more in Fort Bend and Sugar Land Texas!
This month …
SUGAR LAND CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION FOUNDERS’ BALL
FORT BEND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ‘INTERNATIONAL SOIREE’
SUPERBALL
SCENE IN THE BEND – March 2011

Sixth Grade Teachers See Double Sixth Grade Teachers See Double

10 sets of twins at Dulles Middle School keep teachers busy
By Cindy Ziervogel
Fame has both its ups and downs. Just ask some of the kids that make up a very select group of students …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students : March 2011 Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students : March 2011

SAFE AND DRUG-FREE SCHOOLS TEAM HOSTS RESOURCE BOOTHS – Fort Bend ISD’s Safe and Drug-Free Schools team hosted a resource booth at all Fort Bend ISD high schools and specialized campuses to help inform …

Around The Bend March 2011 Around The Bend  March 2011

CYNTHIA KING INDUCTED INTO THE SUGAR LAND ROTARY HALL OF FAME. Bouche Mickey, Sugar Land Rotary Club president, presented the Hall of Fame award to Cynthia King, a past Rotary president and  member through the …

Fort Bend County Scope March 2011 Fort Bend County Scope March 2011

Sugar Land Graduates First Class of Future Leaders
A group of Sugar Land employees graduated from the Emerging Leader Academy, a new program intended to provide leadership skills necessary to lead Sugar Land in the …

Business in Fort Bend March 2011 Business in Fort Bend March 2011

Jacqueline Baly Chaumette was named a director for Texas Lyceum, a nonprofit, non-partisan, statewide leadership organization. New officers and directors were sworn on Jan. 28 in Austin.
Texas Lyceum is focused on identifying the next generation …

The Karankawa Indians The Karankawa Indians

The first colonists to enter Fort Bend County found a land filled with potential. There were large prairies, swampy bottomlands, the wide Brazos River and several creeks and dense forests. The area was not completely …

Showtime for Sugar Land’s Professional Singers, Musicians, Actors Showtime for Sugar Land’s Professional Singers, Musicians, Actors

The sidewalk view of the 2210 Lone Star Drive storefront in Sugar Land Town Square looks quite unassuming. There are no signs, no banners, no hoopla of any kind pointing to the hidden gem inside. …

Habitat for Humanity Reaches Milestone Habitat for Humanity Reaches Milestone

More than 2 million people worldwide receive housing
Habitat for Humanity International surpassed its 400,000 house milestone during its most recent fiscal year. Since the nonprofit organization was founded in 1976, its self-help, hand-up model has …