Tasty Meals in Minutes Tasty Meals in Minutes

Busy weeknights can make for hectic meals, but these simple recipes prove you don’t have to trim out flavor or precious moments spent with family when you’re cutting minutes off your dinner prep time.
The secret …

Book Reviews April 2016 Book Reviews April 2016

REDUCE CARBS/INCREASE VEGGIES
150 Best Spiralizer Recipes, by Marilyn Haugen and Jennifer Williams, provides a new, refreshing, fun way to introduce more vegetables into dishes and reduce carbohydrates. There are options for vegetarians, gluten-free diets and …

Duckhorn Wine Estate – the Best of the Best Duckhorn Wine Estate – the Best of the Best

Young Winemakers Producing Some Of The Best Wines On The Planet
In 1976, Margaret and Dan Duckhorn, along with a number of investors, started Duckhorn Winery, with the first production in 1978 being 800 cases of …

Toyota Tundra 1794 and Acura ILX Toyota Tundra 1794 and Acura ILX

Toyota Tundra 1794 | Starting price: $46,000
The Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition is the flagship of Tundras. Both luxurious and capable, this Tundra has a proud heritage that Toyota won’t let you soon forget. The Tundra …

DAVID ORIENTAL RUGS DAVID ORIENTAL RUGS

David Oriental Rugs, the most trusted in the rug industry, announces a new arrival of elegant rugs! David’s expertise is reflected in the extravagant selection of oriental and vintage rugs with a variety of design …

COLONY BUILDERS COLONY BUILDERS

Our combined years of field, technical and management experience in all aspects of the construction industry, along with our in-depth knowledge and application of the design-build method for project management, make Colony Builders your choice …

GROUND ZERO FLOORS GROUND ZERO FLOORS

Ground Zero Floors LLC is a dust free tile and flooring removal company that uses proprietary equipment and processes, which is safer, cleaner and faster than traditional flooring removal services. Ground Zero Floors’ dust free …

Time for the Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair! Time for the  Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair!

13th Annual Event April 6-10 Will Raise Spirits And Scholarship Funds
When it comes to culinary festivals, nothing tops the Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair! Attracting more than 10,000 lovers of food and wine …

Happenings March 2016 Happenings March 2016

TEDDY BEAR CAMP AT UNIVERSITY BRANCH LIBRARY, MARCH 14-18
Spring Break isn’t just for kids and families – even teddy bears can have fun! The Youth Services department at the University Branch Library invites children …

Sugar Land Mayoral Race Heats up over Land Use Issues Sugar Land Mayoral Race Heats up over Land Use Issues

Five Candidates Are Vying For The Position
By Anna Saikin
The Year of the Political Outsider has trickled down to the Sugar Land mayoral election. At publication time, five candidates are vying to replace current Mayor Jimmy …

Chuck Hipsher Takes Bold Artistic Steps Chuck Hipsher Takes Bold Artistic Steps

Katy Artist Has First Museum Show At KCAM Through Feb. 28
Art images photographed by Kelly Hipsher / Text and other images by Mara Soloway
mall canvases don’t work well anymore for abstract painter Chuck Hipsher, 56. …

New Patio Home Models Open in Sienna Plantation New Patio Home Models Open in Sienna Plantation

Two New Model Homes In Rosewood, Sienna’s Fourth Patio Home Neighborhood
Darling Homes has opened a model home at 2218 Twin Rose Drive in Rosewood, located in the Village of Sawmill Lake, Sienna Plantation’s newest collection …

FBISD Elementary Principal of the Year FBISD Elementary Principal of the Year

Lavanta Williams Shares His Success Roadmap
An education-minded mother, influential teachers and a drive to make a difference has taken Heritage Rose Elementary School Principal Lavanta Williams on a far different path than many of his …

Beekeeping in Suburbia Beekeeping in Suburbia

Caring For Bees In Your Backyard Is Easier Than You Think
By Melanie Saxton
If you’ve ever thought about beekeeping as a hobby, you’re not alone. Our first and third presidents, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, kept …

2015 AIA Houston Home Tour 2015 AIA Houston Home Tour

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Houston recently held its 2015 Annual Home Tour featuring nine area homes that represent the finest in new residential architecture as selected by a jury of experts.

Springtime at Angel Fire Springtime at Angel Fire

New Mexico Resort Offers Snowy Fun For The Whole Family
By Elizabeth Anthony
Angel Fire Resort, located in the southern Rocky Mountains of New Mexico, has been named one of the “Top 25 Best Family Friendly Ski …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kelly & Larry Foyt MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kelly & Larry Foyt

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Chris Bailey Photography
Love in the fast lane! Native Houstonians Kelly Curran and Larry Foyt met in 2012 at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. It sparked a long …

St. Patrick’s Day Scramble at Quail Valley Golf Course, April 1 St. Patrick’s Day Scramble at Quail Valley Golf Course, April 1

36th Annual Event Is Biggest Fundraiser For Exchange Club Of Missouri City
The Exchange Club of Missouri City presents the 36th annual St. Patrick’s Day Scramble at the Quail Valley Golf Course on Friday, April …

FBEF Hosts Bollywood Nights Gala FBEF Hosts Bollywood Nights Gala

Annual Fundraiser Set For March 5 In Sugar Land
The Fort Bend Education Foundation’s Bollywood Nights, presented by Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins & Mott, LLP, promises to be a fantastic journey filled with possibilities at the …

Scene in the Bend: Cari Middaugh March 2016 Scene in the Bend: Cari Middaugh March 2016

Fort Bend Cares Road Trip Sponsor Party
Fort Bend Cares held its Road Trip Through the Wild Wild West Sponsor Reception at the home of Drs. Scott and Juliet Breeze. The event is presented by Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and the party was underwritten by The Johnson Development Corporation.

Fashion – What’s in Stores Now, March 2016 Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now, March 2016

DOLCE & GABBANA-
Agrumi” sunglasses in smoked acetate, adorned by exclusive custom orange jewels hand applied on frontal frame and temples.
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Business in Fort Bend March 2016 Business in Fort Bend March 2016

SUGAR LAND EXECUTIVES ELECTED TO SOTX’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS
City of Sugar Land’s First Assistant City Manager Steve Griffith (Sugar Land) has been re-elected an officer on Special Olympics Texas’ (SOTX) board of directors. He will …

Specialty Materials Add Interest and Vibrancy Specialty Materials Add Interest and Vibrancy

Fusion Of Attractive Pieces Brings Pizzazz To Your Home
By Mara Soloway
To make your home’s interior spaces be dynamic, balanced and infused with your individuality, think Spring. The interior furnishings that are part of this …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Tips for Decorating Your Home Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori –  Tips for Decorating Your Home

At my recent appraisal stage show in Tulsa, an audience member presented me with a six-page list of the tips that I had provided during this show. I was a little taken aback by the volume of paper sheets filled with scribbled notes.

Want to Look Younger? Smile! Want to Look Younger? Smile!

But If Your Teeth Are Yellow Or Damaged, There’s Help
Does work or personal stress make you look older than your real age? A study from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) says smiling …

Around The Bend March 2016 Around The Bend March 2016

AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR SPEAKS TO LOCAL BOOK CLUB
Chris Cander of Houston, author of the award-winning novel Whisper Hollow, spoke to a combined meeting of two Sugar Land area book clubs on Jan. 27. She shared insights …

Historically Fort Bend:
Fort Bend Men and the Houston Rodeo
Historically Fort Bend:<br> Fort Bend Men and the Houston Rodeo

 
March in Houston means Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo time. Though the Rodeo is located in Houston it has plenty of Fort Bend ties, and has since its inception. Fort Bend ranchers sent their cattle …

Bush High School Senior Earns Wendy’s Heisman Award Bush High School Senior Earns Wendy’s Heisman Award

INDIA LLOYD RECOGNIZED FOR ATHLETICS, ACADEMICS AND GIVING SPIRIT
By Mara Soloway
Off the basketball court, Bush High School senior India Lloyd has a gracious, engaging manner with fast speech fueled by iced chai lattes. On the …