Book Reviews February 2016 Book Reviews February 2016

BEAUTY ON THE INSIDE
Upgrade your home’s charm factor with this comprehensive one-stop guide to creating custom-made soft furnishings. Hand-made Interiors shows stitch by stitch how to make beautiful pieces – from blinds, curtains, and cushion …

Sparkling, White and Red Wine Winners Sparkling, White and Red Wine Winners

Memorable meals in every choice
ROSE SPARKLING WINE:
Casal Garcia Medium Dry Rosé Sparkling Wine Espumante de Vinho Verde Portugal non-vintage — Sprightly, pretty strawberry flavors with just the right touch of natural, residual sugar for sipping …

Hyundai Santa Fe and Audi A5 Coupe Hyundai Santa Fe and Audi A5 Coupe

The current-generation Santa Fe was introduced back in 2013, which means it has reached the mid-cycle point. Recent touch-ups and refinements keep it fresh and updated.

BEST OF FORT BEND — 2015 BEST OF FORT BEND  —  2015

 
Annual Recognition Of Fort Bend County’s Champions Of Community, Shopping, Dining And More!

Missouri City’s Country Star Savannah Berry Missouri City’s Country Star Savannah Berry

 
Talented Savannah Berry Is Finding Success In Her Music Career
By Michelle Johnson
Savannah Berry was introduced to the world when she took a spot on Blake Shelton’s team on season four of The Voice. According …

Happenings January 2016 Happenings January 2016

SUGAR LAND HOME & GARDEN SHOW, JAN. 30-31
The 6th Annual Sugar Land Home & Garden Show returns to the Stafford Centre, located at 10505 Cash Road in Stafford, for its sixth annual event on Saturday, …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Meghan & Scot
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS<br> Meghan & Scot

Text by Melanie Saxton | Photos by Philip Thomas Photography
Thanks to mutual friends, Meghan Elizabeth Hammonds and Scot Everett Gibson met for the first time at Meghan’s 10th year high school reunion. Lightning struck, and they …

Scene in the Bend by Cari Middaugh January 2016 Scene in the Bend by Cari Middaugh January 2016

SUGAR LAND HERITAGE FOUNDATION SPEAKEASY PARTY
Guests at the Sugar Land Heritage Foun­dation’s “pop up” Prohibition Speakeasy party enjoyed signature libations, fine fare by local restaurants, music and friendly games of chance. They didn’t let a …

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

 
GUCCI– Dionysus GG Supreme embroidered bag in supreme canvas. gucci.com

Business in Fort Bend January 2016 Business in Fort Bend January 2016

SMART FINANCIAL CENTRE AT SUGAR LAND
ACE SL, LLC (ACE) and the City of Sugar Land have partnered to develop the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, the region’s first state-of-the-art, indoor performance venue. The …

Create Color Harmony in Your Home Create Color Harmony in Your Home

Color Expert Shares Her Tips For The Process
By Kate Smith
Selecting colors for your home is enjoyable when you understand a few basic principles of how color works. A bit of color know-how will allow you …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Finding Gems at Flea Markets
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br> Finding Gems at Flea Markets

Lori Verderame on Google+

Dr. Lori, Celebrity Ph.D. antiques appraiser, Dr. Lori hosts antiques appraisal events worldwide. Dr. Lori is the star appraiser on Discovery channel.   Visit www.DrLoriV.com, www.Facebook.com/DoctorLori, Lori Verderame on Google+or call (888) …

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

MY FAVORITES:

– Homeless Buddies
– Homemade Mac and Cheese Bites
– Winter Vegetable Soup

To My Valentine To My Valentine

GOLD CONNECTION JEWELERS
Among the finest in the area, the Gold Connection artisans have decades of experience. They can design to your specifications or create a unique one-of-a-kind design. The designer meets with you to understand …

Seven Healthy Heart Measures May Reduce Heart Failure Risk Seven Healthy Heart Measures May Reduce Heart Failure Risk

At 40, men and women have a 1 in 5 chance of developing heart failure in their lifetime
People scoring well on the American Heart Association’s Life’s Simple 7 checklist for a healthy heart are …

Can Cosmetic Surgery Make You More Likeable? Can Cosmetic Surgery Make You More Likeable?

Study Finds Facial Rejuvenation Could Change How People Perceive Your Personality
By Judy Latta
We have all heard the adage, “don’t judge a book by its cover,” which encourages us to not pass judgment on others based …

Around The Bend January 2016 Around The Bend January 2016

FBJSL AWARDS $8,000 IN GRANT MONEY TO LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS
The Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) recently awarded two Community Assistance Fund (CAF) Grants.
FBJSL awarded a CAF Grant to the American Red Cross for their Home …

Historically Fort Bend:
William K. Davis
Historically Fort Bend:<br> William K. Davis

Son of Kinchen W. Davis and Fannie Pleasants, William Kinchen Davis was a prominent landowner and citizen in Fort Bend County. He was born on November 11, 1822 in Alabama. Davis arrived in Texas on …

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

ELKINS HS REPUBLICANS CHAPTER AIDS SHARED DREAMS PROGRAM
The Elkins High School Republicans, a chapter of the High School Republicans of Texas, recently joined their school’s clinical staff in sponsoring a school-wide supply drive to benefit …

Addy McMillen Flourishes in the Limelight Addy McMillen Flourishes in the Limelight

FBCA Student Aspires To Act On Broadway
Fort Bend Christian Academy (FBCA) sixth grader Addy McMillen has broken her leg many times — on stage that is.
Addy has been acting for three years, and her …

Discoveries January 2016 Discoveries January 2016

REGINA ANDREW LIGHTING
The Regina Andrew Maison chandelier lends compelling classic style to living rooms, foyers, entryways, and hallways. This curvaceous metal fixture features a stunning gold and white finish, complementing ornate tassel detailing. laylagrayce.com

Creativity Flows in Bathroom Design Winners Creativity Flows in Bathroom Design Winners

Designers plumb their creative depths to give homeowners unique spaces
In today’s homes, bath and powder rooms are as beautiful, luxurious and unique as any kitchen or master bedroom. The winners at the 2015 National Kitchen …

Book Reviews January 2016 Book Reviews January 2016

DECORATE ANYTHING
Introducing Washi Tape Crafts: 110 Ways to Decorate Just About Anything by Amy Anderson – a crafting book for savvy crafters and non-crafters alike. Fun, removable and remarkably easy to use, washi tape is …

TPC Sawgrass/ THE PLAYERS Championship TPC  Sawgrass/ THE PLAYERS Championship

 
Book A Stay And Play
By Noel Valentine
As if the climate and natural beauty weren’t enough, each May fans flock to the Florida sun for a chance to catch a glimpse of golf’s most illustrious champions …

Great Wines, Good Restaurants and a Book Signing Great Wines, Good Restaurants and a Book Signing

A Top Recommendation From Argentina
TOP RECOMMENDATION
My top recommendation for this month has to be Luca Malbec from Uco Valley, Argentina. Every vintage since 2005 has been outstanding, and the 2012, recently tasted, is no exception. …

Mazda CX-3 and Toyota 4Runner Trail Mazda CX-3 and Toyota 4Runner Trail

MAZDA CX-3 | Starting Price: $20,000

TOYOTA 4RUNNER TRAIL Starting Price: $33,500