Brewing Help for Kids in Need Brewing Help for Kids in Need

Friends Of CAFB Fall Membership Coffee Set For Oct. 19
With a little help from Friends of Child Advocates of Fort Bend, abused and neglected children are getting opportunities they never could have imagined.  Friends is …

Fort Bend Father and Son are Saving Lives One Mile at a Time Fort Bend Father and Son are Saving Lives One Mile at a Time

Duo Raises Money For Leukemia And Lymphoma Society
Last summer, Fort Bend resident Buddy Meyer was a sedentary business professional without athletic aspirations.  This summer he is 60 pounds lighter and training side by side …

Together in Coaching, Teaching and Retiring Together in Coaching,  Teaching and Retiring

Pair Leaves Behind Decades Of Court And Classroom Lessons
The Lechtenbergers had a great gig going. Up until the early ’90s, Brenda Lechtenberger coached the girls’ basketball team at Quail Valley Middle School. She knew just …

Child Advocates of Fort Bend Child Advocates of Fort Bend

19th Annual CASA Christmas Home Tour Set for Dec. 10 –11
Committee members, decorators and sponsors are gearing up for the 19th Annual CASA Christmas Home Tour. A Fort Bend holiday tradition, the tour offers guests …

Safari Texas’ Salute to Fort Bend Safari Texas’ Salute to Fort Bend

A Tapestry of the Past, Present and Future Benefits the Mamie George Community Center
Safari Texas will present its 9th Annual Salute to Fort Bend, “A Tapestry of the Past, Present and Future,” on Saturday, Oct. …

Hillwood Residential Taking Positive Steps Hillwood Residential  Taking Positive Steps

Group Formed To Brainstorm With Community On Ways To
Preserve Historical Scanlan Mansion
From the Dew House to the Scanlan Mansion, East Fort Bend County is shedding a spotlight on its rich history and area developers are …

Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk Alzheimer’s Association  Memory Walk

New Program Powered By Omnilink Offers Help For Families
The annual Alzheimer’s Association Fort Bend Memory Walk will be held on Saturday, Oct. 30. The mission of the Alzheimer’s Association is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through …

Travel Smart with the Right Luggage and Accessories Travel Smart with the Right Luggage and Accessories

There’s a price, size and look to fit every traveler
I was in the midst of chaos in our neighborhood pizzeria/arcade that caters to the 10-year-old and under crowd when I got the call. “I have …

Mother/Daughter Fashion Show Mother/Daughter Fashion Show

Sweetwater Women’s Association Hosts Mother/Daughter Fashion Show
The Sweetwater Women’s Association presented its 26th annual Mother/Daughter Fashion Show by honoring its mothers, daughters and grandmothers in this parade of fashion.
The event was supported by Sugar Land’s …

Breast Cancer Survivor Story Breast Cancer Survivor Story

Jenny Hrbacek Shares Her Experience And Offers Tips
Cancer has no timeline and did not care that I already had plans for the next year. When I received the diagnosis of breast cancer in April 2009, …

Sugar Land and the Kempner Family Sugar Land and  the Kempner Family

To tell the story of Sugar Land and the Kempner family you have to go back to the 1830s — and, then it all makes good sense.
The 1830s saw the birth of the Republic of …

A Message from Rep. Charlie Howard

Plans to support and vote for Legislation to protect Texans from costs of illegal immigration
By State Rep. Charlie Howard
Given the spike in violence in Northern Mexico, securing our state’s border is imperative to protect …

Missouri City Girls Start First Local Support Group Missouri City Girls Start  First Local Support Group

Teen Crohn’s Disease/Colitis meetings offer help to better manage disease with support of peers
This is a Cinderella story with a twist.  Once upon a time, there were two Missouri City teens who had never met, …

Gaining Value by Gardening Gaining Value by Gardening

Home Gardening Provides Benefits For More Than Just The Home
A volatile economy and rise-and-fall real estate market have flipped the switch for many homeowners to become avid Do-It-Yourselfers, especially when it comes to gardening. Part …

Fashion Finds – Pink for the Cause Fashion Finds – Pink for the Cause

Pink Breast Cancer Beads
Chamilia
Chamilia is a line of handcrafted beads for create-your-own jewelry. Choose from beads of 14k gold, sterling silver, Swarovski® Crystals, Italian Murano glass and colored stones that you may choose from to …

Fall Finds Oct 2010 Fall Finds Oct 2010

From Rosie Weisencrantz, “Ghazala” is vintage green enameled sparkly flower trinkets with green cut glass beads handwoven into a linen tiara style headband. $140. www.rosieweisencrantz.com

Discoveries Oct 2010 Discoveries Oct 2010

Links Vase from CB2
Hand-cast aluminum sculpture handwelds five mini vases for an arc of small blossoms. The watertight interior is sealed with silver paint. Even without floral enhancement, the vase makes an intriguing conversation piece. …

Looking for Relief Looking for Relief

Women are turning to bio-identical hormones as they age, but is it safe?
A woman’s hormonal balance is unique in that it changes daily, weekly, and throughout their lifetime. Many women enjoy the notion of no …

Accentuate and Accessorize Accentuate and Accessorize

Adding interest and color to your home increases its value —
for you and for any future buyers
Getting ready to put your home on the market? Or, just want to perk things up for your own …

Book Reviews Oct 2010 Book Reviews Oct 2010

Put ’em Up
Put ’em Up by Sherri Brooks Vinton moves canning out of grandma’s kitchen and into the 21st century with recipes for Szechuan Beans, Sweet Pepper Jam and Berry Bourbon. With detailed information for …

Moody Gardens® Golf Course Moody Gardens® Golf Course

Moody Gardens® Golf Course was recently named one of the best golf course remodels with rates less than $65 in the country. The result was released by Golf Digest, the nation’s leading sport magazine, in …

Exciting Port Tasting, Dinner, and Winning Wine Exciting Port Tasting, Dinner, and Winning Wine

Robert Bower In Houston On Oct. 20
The Fladgate Partnership is currently headed by Alistair Robertson, seventh generation of a revered 300-year-old family. The partnership is made up of three of the most highly regarded Port …

Ford Fusion Hybrid and the Nissan Juke Ford Fusion Hybrid and the Nissan Juke

Ford Fusion Hybrid
Hybrid cars have gone from being an oddity to being proven mainstream vehicles. I’ve driven and tested all the hybrids on the market and most of them several times. They function quite admirably …