Historically Fort Bend:
When it Was a Child’s World
Historically Fort Bend:<br> When it Was a Child’s World

Young Victorian children were seen as innocent beings that should be protected against the realities of the world, especially intimacy. As a result, parents dressed their toddlers and young children, both girls and boys, in …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students June 2016
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students June 2016</br>

FBCA FOOTBALL ATHLETE SIGNS NATIONAL LETTER OF INTENT
Lynell Smith, Jr. will play football in the outside linebacker position next year for Trinity University, a Division III Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference school in San Antonio. Lynell …

Discoveries June 2016 Discoveries June 2016

TULIP TEA CADDY LAMP
This Tulip Tea Caddy Lamp adds a worldy touch to a space and is chock full of historical relevance. The base is inspired by an English tea caddy, originally used for importing …

Before You Buy Stone Flooring Before You Buy Stone Flooring

What To Know To Avoid Surprises With The Project
You’ve done your home work on stone work. You understand the basic categories. You can imagine the feel of cool brushed sandstone under your feet as …

Book Reviews June 2016 Book Reviews June 2016

New releases with something for everyone

Michael Mondavi Honored Michael Mondavi Honored

And Some Recent Winning Wine Recommendations
Michael Mondavi has been named “Person of the Year” by Wine Enthusiast magazine. After being winemaker and later president of the iconic Robert Mondavi Winery, he successfully took the winery …

Scion iA and Hyundai Tucson Scion iA and Hyundai Tucson

As far as cars go, if you’re looking for a collector’s item of sorts, the Scion iA might be just the thing you’re looking for.

The Hyundai Tucson remains in the top tier of the competition by offering an array of stand-out features

Springtime Kicks off Hibiscus Show Season Springtime Kicks off Hibiscus Show Season

Spring is upon us, and as warm weather blossoms begin to burst, few are as stunning and impressive as the eye-catching exotic hibiscus. Also known as “the Queen of the Tropics,” hibiscus colors range from snowy white to yellow, orange, peach, pink, red, purple, lavender, blue and brown.

Stunning in Southgate Stunning in Southgate

Urban design provides livable, inviting fun
Neil and Kris Thomas have called Houston home for a long time. Married in 1984 after meeting in law school (he is a partner practicing public law at Norton Rose …

Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center Opens May 28 Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center Opens May 28

New family attraction is Imperial Market’s first establishment to open
The Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center – a very special project of the Children’s Museum of Houston – will hold its grand opening with a ribbon …

Happenings May 2016 Happenings May 2016

SIENNA BRANCH LIBRARY, MAY EVENTS
The following free events are scheduled during May at the Sienna Branch Library located at 8411 Sienna Springs Blvd in Missouri City. For more information or a full schedule, call the …

Enjoy Fun-Filled Days and Lazy Nights at The Woodlands Resort this Summer Enjoy Fun-Filled Days and Lazy Nights at The Woodlands Resort this Summer

An enchanted oasis minutes from Houston, but worlds apart
As temperatures begin to heat up in Texas, so does the fun at The Woodlands® Resort. Located just 30 minutes north of downtown Houston and set among …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Rachel & Roshan MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Rachel & Roshan

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Kelli Durham
Seven years after meeting in graduate school, Rachel Callahan and Roshan Gummattira finally began dating. Eventually their long-distance relationship led to two lovely wedding ceremonies, each with a …

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

Friends of Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CAFB) hosted a Martini Night at Commissioner Grady Preston’s home in Sienna Plantation. The event included a spring fashion show with looks by Fabulous You in Sugar Land.

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

Dial Watches Paper-Cutting Art On Your Wrist

Launching its very first collection in conjunction with British paper artist Sarah Dennis, whose work combines traditional paper cutting with collage, Dial aims to transform the world of watches, making …

Business in Fort Bend May 2016 Business in Fort Bend May 2016

‹Texas Children’s Pediatrics Missouri City Welcomes Dr. Dean Gmoser
Board-certified pediatrician Dean Gmoser, M.D. recently joined the Texas Children’s Pediatrics Missouri City practice at 5819 Highway 6 South, Suite 300, Missouri City. Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Gmoser …

Interior Updates that Inspire Interior Updates that Inspire

Make a difference inside your home with fixes large or small
By Mara Soloway
Our innate sensibilities tell us when the visual beauty of our interior settings needs improvement. Look around at yours. Are they ready for …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Kid Collectors Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori –  Kid Collectors

At my public antiques appraisal events held at venues nationwide, many of my audience members are kids. Some of these kids remind me of my childhood. I was a kid who spent many a weekend touring local flea markets and yard sales with my Dad.

Malkolm Irving is Fueled by Creative Energy Malkolm Irving is Fueled by Creative Energy

Attention to detail in his photography earned him a gallery show
By Mara Soloway
So many things can be inside a picture if you just look close enough,” observes Malkolm Irving, who uses his mastery of his …

FBISD Youth Art Month FBISD Youth Art Month

School district provides talented student artists various showcases for their creativity
F ort Bend ISD recognized talented student artists during Youth Art Month in March. The celebration gives school districts an opportunity to promote art and …

the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher May 2016 the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher May 2016

-Chihuahua Protects Kittens
-Grilled Potatoes
-Peach and Blueberry Greek Yogurt Cake

Learning About Lupus Learning About Lupus

When the immune system goes wrong
Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs inside the body). Chronic means that the signs and symptoms tend to …