Mercedes-Benz GLA & Infiniti QX80 Mercedes-Benz GLA & Infiniti QX80

MERCEDES-BENZ GLA | Starting Price: $31,300
With a base price of $31,300, the Mercedes-Benz GLA has but one task: to capture the conquest customer. In the automotive world, that means going after first-time small luxury SUV …

Modern Moroccan Riad Modern Moroccan Riad

When Patrick and Pam Cohan decided they were ready to make a change in their living environment, they were motivated by a few factors. “We are now empty nesters and we wanted to create our …

Constellation Field Site Of Southland Conference
Baseball Tournament, May 20-23
Constellation Field Site Of Southland Conference </br>Baseball Tournament, May 20-23

Constellation Field, home of the Sugar Land Skeeters, is located just minutes outside of downtown Houston.
The 2015 Southland Conference Baseball Tournament will be held May 20-23 at Constellation Field. The double-elimination tournament will include the …

Skeeters Swarm! Skeeters Swarm!

Minor League Baseball Organization Creates Big Buzz
By Cheryl Alexander
Those who live outside of Southeast Texas may not understand the full impact that even the mention of a ‘skeeter can conjure up in the minds of …

Sarah McKinley Austin Touring with National Cast of “Once” Sarah McKinley Austin Touring with National Cast of “Once”

Sugar Land 8-Year-Old Has Flair For Music And Drama
By Judy Latta
One of Sugar Land’s local celebrities is going national. Sarah McKinley Austin, an adorable 8-year-old with a sweet smile, cute dimples and dazzling blue eyes, …

Maren Fuqua Blazing Off-Road Motorcycle Trails Maren Fuqua Blazing Off-Road Motorcycle Trails

Accomplished Teenager Now Races In Men’s Division
By Mara Soloway
Maren Fuqua initially might seem like a typical 16-year-old girl. She likes to get manicures and wear cute clothes, and she loves to hang out with family …

Happenings May 2015 Happenings May 2015

The azaleas are in bloom, the wild flowers are out and the cold weather is gone. Time to hit the beach because “Surf’s Up!” OakBend …

Nicole & Jadeon
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Nicole & Jadeon

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Debbie Lourens Photography and ST Photography Cape Town
Imagine the logistics of planning a wedding overseas! That’s precisely the challenge faced by Nicole Mora of Katy and Jadeon du Toit of …

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

Dear Readers,
Please be sure to send me your event photos original size (do not reduce for email) and include the names of all people. Then you too can be “Scene in the Bend!”
Women’s Center Boogie
Boogie …

Fashion – What’s in Stores Now May 2015 Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now May 2015

The summer 2015 brings airy, vaporous, featherweight forms!

Business in Fort Bend May 2015 Business in Fort Bend May 2015

Fort Bend ISD recently named new administrators at both the elementary and middle school level. Wendy Nunez has been selected as the new principal of …

Pretty Papered Walls Pretty Papered Walls

Geometrics, Florals, Metallics and More Breathe New Life Into Your Walls
By Elizabeth Anthony
The ’50s loved florals, the ’60s were bold and stylistic, the ’70s favored fauxs and flocks, the ’80s and ’90s preferred prints and …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Fill Your Vacation with Art
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Fill Your Vacation with Art

Museums, Resorts And Cruise Ships Showcase Fine Art

There are many DIY projects and repurposing options when it comes to antiques, but right off the bat, I want to warn you to know the value of your keepsakes, heirlooms, and treasures before your start repurposing.

Managing Stress and Blood Pressure Managing Stress and Blood Pressure

Be Mindful Of These Tips To Lower Your Stress Level
In today’s fast-paced world filled with increasing demands, it’s important to manage your stress level. Some people cope with stress by overeating or eating unhealthy foods, …

The Ultimate Arthritis Diet The Ultimate Arthritis Diet

Mediterranean Staples Fight Pain And Inflammation
By Amy Paturel
One of the most common questions people with any form of arthritis have is, “Is there an arthritis diet?” Or more to the point, “What can I eat …

Around The Bend May 2015 Around The Bend May 2015

YMCA GOLF CLASSIC A BIG SUCCESS FOR AREA YOUTH AND FAMILIES – On March 23, the YMCAs of Fort Bend County, which includes the Fort Bend, Katy and TW Davis YMCAs, held their 9th Annual Spring …

Historically Fort Bend: Randolph Foster Historically Fort Bend: Randolph Foster

Randolph Foster was an early Old 300 Texas pioneer who made his home on his land grant that straddled northwest Fort Bend County and southwest Waller County. Prior to settling in Austin’s Colony he served …

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

CLEMENTS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS RAISE NEARLY $1,500 FOR UNICEF – Members of the Clements High School’s UNICEF Club recently presented a check for more than $1,452 to a representative of UNICEF’s Houston Regional Office after a …

Discoveries May 2015 Discoveries May 2015

One of the more vibrant Swedish (Sverige) flat weaves in the Doris Leslie Blau collection, the rug features a gray overall frame­work forming enlarged solid red diamond shapes along the sides with light …

Splashdown to Summer Fun Splashdown to Summer Fun

Planning Your Pool For A Fabulous Outdoor Experience
By Elizabeth Anthony
Summertime fun is quickly approaching and now is a great time to begin planning for splashdown in your very own backyard pool. Start with a vision …

Fresh Way to Fiesta Fresh Way to Fiesta

Sweet Ideas For Cinco De Mayo Celebrations
Cinco de Mayo is the perfect opportunity to indulge in Mexican-inspired dishes, dips and drinks. This year, put a tangy twist on your festive favorites with a refreshing new …

Book Reviews May 2015 Book Reviews May 2015

Infographic Guide to Literature presents unique, witty and surprising details about literature, from Shakespeare and Austen to Nabakov and Orwell, to George R. R. Martin and E. L. James. With fascinating stats and all …

Even More Summer Fun at The Woodlands Resort! Even More Summer Fun at The Woodlands Resort!

$75 Million Renovation Transforms Family-Fun Destination
The Woodlands® Resort & Conference Center’s all-encompassing $75-million plus expansion and renovation, completed at the end of 2014, is transforming the already-acclaimed Resort into a premier family-fun destination in the …

Great Values at All Prices Great Values at All Prices

Some Almost Too Good To Be True!
White Wines
Meiomi Chardonnay 2013 — I don’t usually quote the winery, but these comments from the back label are right on: 49 percent Santa Barbara County, “exotic spice and …