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

McKELVEY DESIGNS McKELVEY DESIGNS

If you need a knowledgeable, experienced, reputable company to help you with your home improvements, give McKelvey Designs a call. Ron and Debbie can help you with all your kitchen and bath remodeling needs, selection …

CABINETS & DESIGNS CABINETS & DESIGNS

Visit Cabinets & Designs to experience the infinite possibilities of a high-concept showroom. For 40 years this family-owned business has specialized in lifestyle designs for home and office. They are the #1 Wood-Mode Lifestyle Design …

Holiday Décor Celebrates The Reason For The Season Holiday Décor Celebrates The Reason For The Season

For 24 years, Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CAFB) has showcased homes extravagantly decorated for the holidays in Fort Bend County’s most beautiful neighborhoods as a way of raising funds to support its programs and …

Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation 2016 Founders Ball Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation  2016 Founders Ball

BIG WIGS ~ A Night of Entertainment
Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation (SLCAF) and Classic Chevrolet have announced the 2016 Founders Ball will be held at Safari Texas on Jan. 23. This year’s theme will be …

Madden Elementary School Dedication Ceremony Madden Elementary School Dedication Ceremony

Former Students, Family And Friends Help Make Event Memorable For School’s Namesakes
Sunday, October 18 was a special day for Carolyn and Vernon Madden as Fort Bend ISD officially dedicated the district’s 46th elementary school named …

Mary Joyce Enters City Council Race Mary Joyce Enters City Council Race

Running For Sugar Land City Council, At Large, Position 2
Mary Joyce, long-time Sugar Land resident, has announced her intent to run as a candidate for the Sugar Land City Council, At Large, Position 2.
Joyce brings …

Army Sergeant Surprises Daughters After a Year’s Deployment in Afghanistan Army Sergeant Surprises Daughters After a Year’s Deployment in Afghanistan

Middle Schoolers Get A Sweet Surprise
What would have been a typical Friday morning at Baines Middle School turned into a morning of elation as U.S. Army Sergeant David Blalock surprised his daughters, Caitlyn and Camryn, …

State Highway 6: The Road More Traveled State Highway 6: The Road More Traveled

The Road Reflects The Changing Face Of Fort Bend County
By Michelle Johnson
In Fort Bend County, State Highway 6 has become an important thoroughfare for the cities of Sugar Land and Missouri City. This stretch …

Happenings December 2015 Happenings December 2015

FBJSL NOW ACCEPTING EVENT BENEFICIARY AND SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS
The Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) is currently accepting applications from charitable organizations interested in benefiting from an FBJSL event to be held in the 2016 – …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Meghan & Scott
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS<br> Meghan & Scott

Text by Melanie Saxton / Photos by Morgan Lynn Photography
Score one point in the international romance department for University of Georgia sport scholarships. Meghan Gibbons — a young woman born and raised in The Woodlands …

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

CAFB GARDEN PARTY
Child Advocates of Fort Bend held a Garden Party in the lovely home of Sandy McGee and Terry Gaul. Sandy made the delicious food and Jan and Lee Leaman donated the amazing wines. Guests also sampled special homemade cheeses from Dr. Ivan Mefford.

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

FENDI
Crazy Carats stainless steel topaz watch with white diamond bezel. neimanmarcus.com

Business in Fort Bend Dec 2015 Business in Fort Bend Dec 2015

MEMORIAL HERMANN HEALTH SYSTEM PRESIDENT & CEO ANNOUNCES INTENT TO RETIRE
As part of a long-term succession plan implemented more than a year ago, Dan Wolterman, president and CEO of the Memorial Hermann Health System announced …

Kitchen Design Winners Set High Standards Kitchen Design Winners Set High Standards

Flair plus function shine in NKBA annual competition

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Collecting Advent Calendars
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br> Collecting Advent Calendars

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) 431-1010.
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Holiday Gift Guide Dec 2015 Holiday Gift Guide Dec 2015

LOGGINS JEWELERS
BRING COLOR TO LIFE! Captivating collections. Fine designers. The look you’re looking for. Loggins Jewelers in Sugar Land offers selection and service you won’t find anywhere else. This holiday season, the look is Loggins.

Diet and Physical Activity Diet and Physical Activity

What’s The Cancer Connection?
How much do daily habits like diet and exercise affect your risk for cancer? Much more than you might think. Research has shown that poor diet and not being active are …

Love Your Neck Love Your Neck

Most of us obsess over our complexions, the most visible part of our bodies, and would never forget to pamper our faces with meticulously selected cleansers, exfoliators, sunscreens, toners and …

Around The Bend Dec 2015 Around The Bend Dec 2015

HOPE FOR THREE CONGRATULATES COMMUNITY PARTNER, MEMORIAL HERMANN SUGAR LAND HOSPITAL
Hope For Three Autism Advocates congratulates its community partner, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital (MHSLH), for being a finalist for the Malcolm Baldrige National …

Historically Fort Bend:
Let’s Go Shopping
Historically Fort Bend:<br> Let’s Go Shopping

During the month of December, our attention turns to buying Christmas presents. Shopping becomes our favorite national pastime. We busily look for the perfect gift for friends and loved ones. Shoppers move from store to …

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

CALVARY EPISCOPAL PREP HEARS AUTHOR CALLISTA GINGRICH
Calvary Episcopal Preparatory students, along with those from Shady Oak Christian School, were honored to have author Callista Gingrich read her new book, Christmas in America. Gingrich and Ellis …

Stacy Tao Uses Artistic Talent to
Give to Others
Stacy Tao Uses Artistic Talent to </br>Give to Others

Generosity And Caring Are Major Aspects Of Her Identity
By Mara Soloway
Stacy Tao is appreciative of all she has been blessed with in her life and has for many years been using her creative talents …

Discoveries Dec 2015 Discoveries Dec 2015

SNOW DAY HOLIDAY PILLOW
A joyful snowman greets a snowy day with outstretched arms in this whimsical design by Joan Anderson of A&B Designs. Standing out white against a red felt background, the snowman is detailed …

Spruce Up Your Exterior Doors Spruce Up Your Exterior Doors

Care For This Important Focal Point Before Your Holiday Guests Arrive
Before guests arrive for the December holidays, homeowners should take stock of their home exterior doors to renew and beautify them to assure years of …