Fort Bend County Captured in Photo Contest Fort Bend County Captured in Photo Contest

Images By Amateur Photographers Show Favorite County Scenes
By Mara Soloway
More than 50 amateur photographers of all skill levels focused their eyes and their camera lenses to answer the call for Fort Bend Libraries’ “Capture Fort …

Happenings November 2015 Happenings November 2015

MISSOURI CITY BALLET KICKS OFF HOLIDAY SEASON WITH THE NUTCRACKER, NOV. 28-29 
Missouri City Ballet brings its holiday tradition to the Stafford Centre,10505 Cash Road, for three magical performances on Saturday, Nov. 28 at 2 and …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Judy & Steve
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS<br> Judy & Steve

Text by Melanie Saxton | Photos by Donna Salter, The Portrait Company
It’s not every phone call from a Lexus dealership that leads to marriage. But that’s precisely what set the “wheels in motion” for Judy Larson and …

Scene in the Bend by Cari Middaugh November 2015 Scene in the Bend by Cari Middaugh November 2015

Literacy Council Of Fort Bend Spelling Bee

The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County had its 6th Annual Great Grown Up Spelling Bee at the Insperity Club at Constellation Field. The Bee was presented by Centerpoint Energy and chaired by Alysse Harrison and Holly Kaminga.

Fashion – What’s in Stores Now, November 2015 Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now, November 2015

 JOSE & MARIA BARRERA 
Chunky multi-stone necklace has fire agates and more . neimanmarcus.com

Business in Fort Bend Nov 2015 Business in Fort Bend Nov 2015

McPherson Named UH Sugar Land Interim Associate Provost, Academic Affairs & Operation
Paula Myrick Short, University of Houston senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, has named Dr. Robert McPherson as the interim associate provost, …

Artfully Decorated with Accents Artfully Decorated with Accents

Adding “Just The Right Touch” To Your Home
By Melanie Saxton
A room filled with furniture is one thing, but a living space artfully decorated with accents is quite another! Interior environments need a blend of textures, …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Appraisal Events Reveal Great Finds
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br> Appraisal Events Reveal Great Finds

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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) 431-1010.
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the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher November 2015 the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher November 2015

MY FAVORITES:

– Hello Says the Dog!
– Rosemary Sweet Potato Stackers
– Pumpkin Rolls

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Markets! ‘Tis the Season for Holiday Markets!

Festive Events In Fort Bend
By Judy Latta
Want to celebrate the magic of the season, find fabulous and unique
gifts, and enjoy delicious seasonal fare? Make your list and check it twice, and head out to an …

Holiday Gift Guide 2015 Holiday Gift Guide 2015

ARNOLD PALMER GOLF ACADEMY AT SWEETWATER COUNTRY CLUB
Holidays are around the corner, time to start thinking about a New Year’s resolution! Why not PUTT a plan in place to become a better golfer? Sweetwater members …

Texas Fresh Juice Focuses on Organic and Healthy Texas Fresh Juice Focuses on Organic and Healthy

Offering Wellness In A Glass

Drink fresh. Feel Good. The motto of Texas Fresh Juice expresses co-owner Marita Pratt’s philosophy behind the organic juicery now open in Sienna Village. She talks more about her business and …

What is Alzheimer’s? What is Alzheimer’s?

What We Understand Today
Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks.
ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA …

Living With Diabetes Living With Diabetes

What To Know About The Threat Of Hypoglycemia
There is no cure for diabetes, but it can be managed. Balancing the food you eat with exercise and medicine (if prescribed) will help you control your weight …

Around The Bend Nov. 2015 Around The Bend Nov. 2015

 
ARMY VETERAN SURPRISED WITH NEW HOME AT SKEETERS GAME
Nonprofit organization Operation FINALLY HOME, in partnership with Tilson Homes and Classic Chevrolet Sugar Land, pitched U.S. Army SSG Charles R. Landry, Jr. a surprise announcement during …

Historically Fort Bend:
Numerous Black Politicians Rose to Prominence in Years Following Civil War
Historically Fort Bend:<br> Numerous Black Politicians Rose to Prominence in Years Following Civil War

By Chris Godbold
The end of the Civil War in Fort Bend County gave rise to a black population active in county politics. After Juneteenth, thousands of black slaves in Fort Bend County were suddenly free, …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students Nov. 2015
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students Nov. 2015</br>

Sugar Land Girl Scout’s Destinations trip takes her to Scotland
Catherine Phillips, a senior at George Ranch High School, participated in Girl Scouts of the USA’s Destinations travel program over the summer, traveling to Scotland. …

Austin High School Bulldog Marching Band and Angels Present “Home of the Brave” Austin High School Bulldog Marching Band  and Angels Present “Home of the Brave”

School also wins Houston-area marching band festival
While most students were still enjoying their summer, the students of The Austin High School Bulldog Marching Band and Angels were back at school getting ready for football season. …

Ridge Point High School Senior Takes on Leadership Role to Help End Hunger Ridge Point High School Senior Takes on Leadership Role to Help End Hunger

Sophia George’s position on the National Youth Advisory Board of the Souper Bowl of Caring advances her mission
Most people can recall a childhood memory that helped shape their lives, making them who they are today. For …

Discoveries Nov 2015 Discoveries Nov 2015

NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN PEONY PLATE
This Oscar de la Renta for The New York Botanical Garden salad plate features a peony print Oscar handpicked from the Garden’s private collection of rare 18th and 19th century …

Make the Cooler Weather Work in Your Landscape Make the Cooler Weather Work in Your Landscape

These No-Sweat Fixes Bring Year-Round Benefits
Fall is the landscaper’s secret weapon. It is the best time of year to fix problems or make wonderful things happen in the garden. Here are some tips on how …

Book Reviews November 2015 Book Reviews November 2015

 
THE PIT STOP
Plants from Pits by Holly Farrell shows you how to grow a range of fruit and vegetables from pits that you might otherwise toss into the trash. Farrell offers guidance to growing more …

Mayakoba, the Venice of the Yucatan Mayakoba, the Venice of the Yucatan

Mayakoba offers eco-friendly family fun in Riviera Maya
By Elizabeth Anthony
Mayakoba is located in romantic and picturesque Riviera Maya, Mexico’s foremost beach destination fronting the Caribbean Sea and only a short 40-minute drive from Cancun International …

Wines from Around the World Wines from Around the World

From New Zealand, Europe and the United States