Local Author May Have Written the Next Big Thing in Publishing Local Author May Have Written the Next Big Thing in Publishing

C.C. Hunter pens paranormal romance in new Shadow Falls series
In the world of Young Adult literature, paranormal romances are king. While they may be written for the teenage market, many of them appeal to adults, …

Southminister School Prepares for Denim & Diamonds Gala Southminister School Prepares for Denim & Diamonds Gala

Evening To Feature The “Diamond Dig”
With the addition of premium auction items and the community moving into what looks like a prosperous new year, the gala co-chairs of the Denim & Diamonds Gala expect a …

A “Shining Star” Honored by National Prison Fellowship A “Shining Star” Honored by National  Prison Fellowship

Church Volunteer Robert Crenshaw Feted For 12 Years Of Service To Carol Vance Unit
Robert Crenshaw, a member of Christ United Methodist Church of Sugar Land, has been honored with the National Prison Fellowship Shining Star …

Twist and Shout for “Boogie” on March 26 Twist and Shout for “Boogie” on March 26

Fundraiser for Fort Bend County Women’s Center grooves to the music of the ’50s and ’60s
Gals, unpack those poodle skirts and saddle shoes. Guys, find your leather jackets, white T-shirts and jeans. Boogie 2011 “Sock …

Reaching for the Stars Gala Reaching for the Stars Gala

April 8 Event At Safari Texas Ranch To Benefit Texana Center
Texana Center is pleased to have Legacy Ford as the Presenting Sponsor for the center’s 2011 Reaching for the Stars Gala event,which will take …

Raising Awareness about Colorectal Cancer Raising Awareness about Colorectal Cancer

March 30 free seminar at Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
The month of March is dedicated to colorectal cancer awareness. Colorectal cancer affects one out of 18 Americans. According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is …

The Dance of Tulips The Dance of Tulips

Getting The Most Life Out Of These Graceful Beauties
Don’t be spooked if the straight, upright tulips that were arranged yesterday are leaning and drooping all over the place today. No mischief is involved, nor are …

New English Roses for 2011 New English Roses for 2011

FOUR NEW DAVID AUSTIN VARIETIES BRED TO WITHSTAND HOUSTON HEAT
Close your eyes and imagine the most romantic garden dreamscape. Chances are, your vision includes abundant fragrant English Roses in mixed garden beds or climbing …

The Fun of Cake Decorating The Fun of Cake Decorating

Hobbies offer a sense of accomplishment as well as many forms of expression. There’s one hobby that has recently exploded as perhaps the sweetest option of all — cake decorating.
According to the Craft and Hobby …

Spring Preview • Celebrity Sitings Brad Pitt and Jimmy Fallon Spring Preview • Celebrity Sitings Brad Pitt and Jimmy Fallon

ELAINE TURNER
Houston handbag and shoe designer, Elaine Turner, presents her resort collection handbags in spring colors just in time for beach season.  www.elaineturner.com
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NALLY & MILLIE
Usher in Spring with a beautiful and sophisticated dress from Nally …

Discoveries Mar 2011 Discoveries Mar 2011

Beats By Dr. Dre Headphones
The next evolution in the popular Beats by Dr. Dre Solo on-ear headphone line builds on the acclaimed sound of the original Beats Solo headphones, adding several acoustical enhancements. With their …

The Choice is Clear – Invisible Aligners For Teeth The Choice is Clear – Invisible Aligners For Teeth

A BEAUTIFUL SMILE IS WITHIN REACH
Aside from detracting from your appearance, misaligned teeth also affect your confidence level. However, because of the constraints and consequences associated with traditional braces, many people, both teens and adults, opt to do nothing …

Gardening Trends and To-Dos Gardening Trends and To-Dos

Gardening with a purpose takes root; get your garden in shape
With Earth Day — and spring —just around the corner, it’s time to revitalize that garden that’s been dormant all winter. So, put on your …

Is a New Sofa in Your Future? Is a New Sofa in Your Future?

Know what to look for before you start shopping around
Need a new sofa? Take your decorator’s advice and buy the best one you can afford. But, don’t forget to make comfort a priority, too. …

Book Reviews Mar 2011 Book Reviews Mar 2011

Houston Classic Mexican Recipes
Erin Hicks Miller’s new book, Houston Classic Mexican Recipes, features more than 60 recipes from some of the most beloved Mexican food restaurants in Houston. Award-winning chefs have opened their kitchens …

The Urban Legend of Sulfites The Urban Legend of Sulfites

DEBUNKING THE MYTH
It is only occasionally that I see such a common sense article, which reflects almost exactly what I have said to many people in the past regarding sulfites in wine. The author of …

Spring Getaways – Explore local destinations Spring Getaways – Explore local destinations

New facility opens in May with expanded exhibits and facilities
When planning outdoor excursions for this summer, don’t forget to pencil in  a visit to the new Rainforest Pyramid at Moody Gardens in Galveston.
Scheduled to …

See the New FIAT 500 and the VW JETTA See the New FIAT 500 and the VW JETTA

FIAT 500
Class: Subcompact Hatch
Drivetrain: Front-Wheel Drive
Starting price: about $15,900
Fiat Returns with the 500
Because of the recent marriage of Chrysler and Fiat, the Italians are again coming to our shores. This may in fact be a …

An Architectural Gem, This Home With Curbside Charm Is The Perfect Fit For This Family Of Five An Architectural Gem, This Home With Curbside Charm Is The Perfect Fit For This Family Of Five

When Cary and Veronica Benson decided to move from North Carolina, they set their sights on the Houston area. Relatives lived within close proximity to the community. Cary, former part-owner of American Leather furniture company, …

Happenings Feb 2011 Happenings Feb 2011

HEARTS & FLOWERS ANNUAL FRIENDSHIP LUNCHEON
FEB 12
Sugar Creek Garden Club members are getting the jump on items for their Annual Friendship Luncheon, Raffle & Silent Auction on Feb. 12 at Sugar Creek Country Club.  …

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

Socials, parties, luncheons, and more in Fort Bend and Sugar Land Texas!
This month …
IMPERIAL IMPLOSION
SCENE IN THE BEND – February 2011
HYATT PLACE OPENING
CENTRAL FORT BEND CHAMBER ALLIANCE BALL
UPCOMING EVENTS – February 2011

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students : February 20118 Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students : February 20118

WILLIAMS ELEMENTARY MISMATCHES FOR A GOOD CAUSE – Williams Elementary had a “Mis-match day” to raise money for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Approximately $250 was sent to the St. Jude’s kids.