Spaghetti Dinner and Cook-off Set for Feb. 26 Spaghetti Dinner and Cook-off Set for Feb. 26

Exchange Club of Sugar Land hosts annual family friendly benefit
By Michelle Johnson
Bring the whole family to the Exchange Club of Sugar Land’s 29th Annual Spaghetti Dinner and Cook-Off, scheduled for Friday, Feb. 26 at the …

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

ARC of Fort Bend Best in the West
The “Best in the West” BBQ dinner, dance and auction benefiting The ARC was held recently at the George Ranch Arena. Commissioner James Patterson, Ann Smith and Jo …

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

 
Valentino- Valentino Garavani L’amour sandal in strass on a suede base and kid leather straps. Heart details and word “L’Amour” embellished with strass. valentino.com

Business in Fort Bend February 2016 Business in Fort Bend February 2016

‹ Semmler to Lead Lehman Junior High – Mike Semmler will be the first principal at Lehman Junior High.
Lehman JH will open in August 2016 located next to Fulshear High School. The junior high school will …

Decorate with Global Style Decorate with Global Style

Add impact with endless possibilities of color schemes and textiles from around the world
By Kate Smith
Whether you travel abroad or simply appreciate global style from the comfort of your own corner of the world, adapting …

Boots & Badges Gala, Feb. 13 Boots & Badges Gala, Feb. 13

Annual event raises support for Fort Bend first responders
By Michelle Johnson
Behind the Badge Charities, in association with its title sponsor, Motorola Solutions, is preparing for the annual Boots & Badges Gala to be held on …

WCA Waste Corporation Supports Student Visits to George Ranch Historical Park WCA Waste Corporation Supports Student Visits to George Ranch Historical Park

Donation of $30,000 covers transportation costs
WCA Waste Corporation has generously given the Fort Bend County Museum Association a grant making it possible for underprivileged children in Title 1 schools to visit the George Ranch Historical …

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

MY FAVORITES:

-Puppy Greeted By Cows
-Easy Molten Chocolate
-Winter Vegetable Salad

Not Smiling About Your Smile? Not Smiling About Your Smile?

Options exist for treating unattractive, misaligned and missing teeth
By Judy Latta
One of the first things people notice when they meet you is your smile. A big, bright, picture-perfect smile conveys the appearance of warmth, happiness, …

Around The Bend February 2016 Around The Bend February 2016

SUBURBAN SUGAR LAND WOMEN 2015 REVIEW AND 2016 PREVIEW
In 2015, the Suburban Sugar Land Women (SSLW) provided ongoing, caring, compassionate and free services and resources by accomplishing the following projects: visited three senior care centers; …

Historically Fort Bend: Spinning Wheels and Spinning Fibers Historically Fort Bend:  Spinning Wheels and Spinning Fibers

In Austin’s Colony, access was limited to finished goods such as clothing, blankets and other textiles. Instead, many families made these items for themselves from start to finish. They harvested cotton from their fields or …

Teen Steps Up to the Plate to Meet Challenges of Crohn’s Disease Teen Steps Up to the Plate to Meet Challenges of Crohn’s Disease

Keegan Lessard refuses to let chronic pain stand in his way
By Mara Soloway
If his pain level when he wakes is no higher than seven on his self-made scale of 10, Keegan Lessard feels he can …

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

LAMAR ISD ATHLETES WIN TOUCHDOWN CLUB HONORS – The Touchdown Club of Houston chose two George Ranch Longhorns for two of its top awards at its annual High School Awards Dinner. Football head coach Ricky …

Discoveries February 2016 Discoveries February 2016

CHRISTIAN LACROIX
One of the most well known names in fashion, Christian Lacroix lends distinctive style to one-of-a-kind accessories. With fun splashes of color and quilted detail, Christian Lacroix shoulder bags, totes, and small goods display …

Granite Countertops are Here to Stay Granite Countertops are Here to Stay

These four reasons highlight their durability and appeal
By Kathleen M. McCoy
Granite continues to be the preferred choice for kitchen countertops nationwide. According to the NKBA 2014 Kitchen & Bath Style Report, a stunning 91 percent …

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 …