Oxalis: Clever Clovers Also Known as False Shamrocks Oxalis: Clever Clovers Also Known as False Shamrocks

Plant world’s “little engine that could”
Here’s a bit of luck for gardeners who’ve flipped for Oxalis, the small rounded lucky clover plants also known as wood sorrel or false shamrock.
Oxalis come in colors galore, with …

Retiring from Work Doesn’t Mean Retiring from Life Retiring from Work Doesn’t Mean Retiring from Life

Ways to stay mentally and physically fit throughout life
September is Healthy Aging Month. Established 15 years ago as the Baby Boomer generation began reaching age 50, Healthy Aging® is a national health initiative developed to …

Some Like it Cold – It’s not too late to get your veggie garden growing Some Like it Cold – It’s not too late to get your veggie garden growing

If you didn’t join the “grow your own” vegetables craze this spring, it’s not too late to join in. You can produce a bounty of vitamin-rich veggies from plot or pot to plate this fall, …

Fashion Finds & Stylish Essentials Fashion Finds & Stylish Essentials

The best replicas in fine jewelry for today’s sophisticated and successful woman. Handcrafted and designed by some of the finest Italian artisans using sterling silver, semi-precious stones and Swarovski crystals.
natobiejewels.com
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Fabulous custom handbags made one-at-a-time by …

Discoveries Sep 2010 Discoveries Sep 2010

Wine Barrel Chandelier
Handcrafted from reclaimed French oak wine barrel staves and hoops. Each fixture is unique, with cracks and variations in the wood to be expected. Waxed rust finish. restorationhardware.com
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Charlemagne Chandelier from Marsia Holzer
Made of bronzed …

Fall in Houston: Time to Get Outdoors Poolside parties can continue a while longer Fall in Houston: Time to Get Outdoors Poolside parties can continue a while longer

Even though September means “fall” in some parts of the country, in Houston it’s still warm enough for outdoor entertaining. While summer is almost over for this year,  it’s not too late to be thinking …

Juxtaposed and eclectic, Yin and Yang – It’s all about home design Juxtaposed and eclectic, Yin and Yang –  It’s all about home design

If you like it, use it; there’s no right or wrong in furniture choices this year
A renewed interest by homeowners in upgrading their homes is expected to have a positive effect on the furniture market …

Book Reviews Sep 2010 Book Reviews Sep 2010

Six Weeks to Sleeveless and Sexy
Transform your arms into your hottest accessory with the book Six Weeks to Sleeveless and Sexy: The 5-Step Plan to Sleek, Strong, and Sculpted Arms.
Author and nutrition-and-fitness-coach-to-the-stars JJ Virgin’s simple, …

Ready Yourself for Fall Ready Yourself for Fall

Recent red wine discoveries — great values
Here are a bevy of red beauties—all great values in their respective price ranges. Buy now, and when it starts to cool off in mid October, it’s time …

Buick Regal & Mercedes S400 Hybrid Buick Regal & Mercedes S400 Hybrid

Buick Regal
Class: Midsize Sedan
Drivetrain: Front-Wheel Drive
Starting price: about $27,000
Buick gets sporty.
If you go back far enough in Buick history, you’ll actually find some sporty models in the lineup. In recent history, however, “Buick” and “sporty” …

∞ Stanley H. Stein, M.D., P.A., Fort Bend Gastroenterology

What is Reflux or GERD (GastroEsophageal Reflux Disease)?
STANLEY H. STEIN, M.D., P.A.,
FORT BEND GASTROENTEROLOGY
GERD or reflux refers to acid and stomach contents coming back up from the stomach or refluxing into the esophagus.
While most everyone …

RE/MAX SOUTHWEST

Sugar Land offers a sweet lifestyle where the quality of life continues to make this one of the nation’s best places to live, work and raise a family.
Sugar Land residential real estate market has 925 …

A Resort Feel A Resort Feel

These homeowners need look no further than home
for relaxation and views
This couple needn’t trek hundreds of miles to an exotic location to tap that vacation spirit. It starts at their front door.
“That was a big thing …

Happenings Aug 2010 Happenings Aug 2010

COASTAL PRAIRIE QUILT SHOW
BEGINNING SEPT 10
The Coastal Prairie Quilt Guild will have its quilt show, “Binding Borders Around the World,” on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 10-11, at the Stafford Centre, Stafford.
The show will feature hundreds …

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

Socials, parties, luncheons, and more in Fort Bend and Sugar Land Texas!
This month …
COUTURE FOR THE CAUSE” SPONSOR PARRRTY
IMPACT A HERO WEEKEND
MISSOURI CITY MAYOR SPEAKS AT FORT BEND CHAMBER LUNCHEON
SCENE IN THE BEND – August 2010

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

TEENS LEARN FROM ULTIMATE DRIVING EXPERIENCE – Teens had the opportunity to experience the “Ultimate Driving Experience” at  Gulf Greyhound Park in La Marque.  It was held in a controlled environment under the close supervision …

Travis Crissman – Aspiring Chef Travis Crissman – Aspiring Chef

What’s on the Menu?
Home grown fruits, veggies and a serving of optimism
Travis Crissman cooks, bakes and grows his own fruits and vegetables. He does the shopping for the ingredients and pays attention to prices. Even …

Around the Bend August 2010 Around the Bend August 2010

TRI-CITY WOMEN’S CLUB INSTALLS NEW OFFICERS. Incoming officers and board members of Tri-City Women’s Club were installed at the May luncheon. Leading the organization for 2010-11 are: Mary Abbott, Sue Adam, Elaine Aleman, Patsy Armbruster, …

Fort Bend County Scope August 2010 Fort Bend County Scope August 2010

First Colony Community Association 10-Year
Amenities Master Plan Fact Sheet
Last year, First Colony Community Association completed a 10-year update to its Amenities Master Plan. The master planning process was overseen by a local consulting firm and included …

Business in Fort Bend August 2010 Business in Fort Bend August 2010

Chris Seal has been named director of security for First Colony Mall. Seal has more than 16 years of experience in law enforcement positions and extensive training in the field.
Seal has experience both in the …

Methodist SL Hospital and FBJSL Host Swing for the Cure Methodist SL Hospital and FBJSL Host Swing for the Cure

Charity golf tournament to benefit local breast cancer patients
Methodist Sugar Land Hospital and the Fort Bend Junior Service League are teaming up to host a new charity golf tournament benefiting the American Cancer Society.
Swing for …