Light and Bright Renovation Light and Bright  Renovation

Continuity And Comfortable Elegance
Originally built in 1932, aside from its grandeur and stateliness, this elegant home hardly resembles its former self. Current owners Millette and Haag Sherman

A Delectable Extravaganza: 12th Annual Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair A Delectable Extravaganza: 12th Annual Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair

Delight Your Tastebuds At The 12th Annual Sugar Land
Wine & Food Affair, April 8-12
By Judy Latta

Happenings April 2015 Happenings April 2015

GO RED FOR WOMEN LUNCHEON, APRIL 21
The American Heart Association (AHA) will host the 2015 Houston Go Red for Women® Luncheon on Tuesday, April 21 at Hotel ZaZa, 5701 Main Street in Houston. The annual …

Great Harvest Bread Company Opens Great Harvest Bread Company Opens

Bakery Will Offer Fresh Breads And Sandwiches
Sugar Land residents can enjoy freshly baked, handcrafted breads, goodies, and fresh-made sandwiches now that local owners Vijaianand Thirunageswaram and Arunadevi Vijaianand opened their new Great Harvest Bread Company …

Johnson Development Co. Unveils Outdoor Art Sculptures Johnson Development Co. Unveils Outdoor Art Sculptures

Installations By Metal Sculptor Dale Rogers
The Johnson Development Corp. will celebrate its 40th year as one of the nation’s preeminent land developers by hosting an unprecedented, city-wide display of large, outdoor metal art sculptures in …

Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land

Indoor Venue Will Seat 6,300
The Sugar Land City Council voted unanimously in February to approve the granting of naming rights for the city’s new state-of-the-art entertainment venue to Smart Financial Credit Union. The venue will …

“Houston’s Largest Home Tour” Returns for April “Houston’s Largest Home Tour”  Returns for April

More Than 100 New-Home Models Will Be Open In 10 Communities
The Johnson Development Corp. (JDC) is opening hundreds of doors citywide this April for “Houston’s Largest Home Tour,” combining home tours with public events that …

April is Time to “Strike Out Autism” April is Time to “Strike Out Autism”

“Ausome” Events Honor Families Living With Autism
By Melanie Saxton
Each April, fans converge on Constellation Field for the “grand slam” event of the year — Strike Out Autism. The day has become a favorite outing for …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Kristen & Ryan
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Kristen & Ryan

Text by Melanie Saxton | Photos by Elise Bennett Photography and Molly Blair Photographer
Ryan Yoho and Kristen Marino’s wedding can best be described as a festive fusion of Katy and Cajun! Ryan is a Cinco …

Scene in the Bend by April 2015 Scene in the Bend by April 2015

Dear Readers,
Happy spring! As the trees and flowers bloom around us and the travel season begins, don’t forget to capture the moments and send me your photos! Please be sure to send photos original size …

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

DOLCE & GABBANA
From the Spring-Summer 2015 Collection. dolceandgabbana.com

Business in Fort Bend April 2015 Business in Fort Bend April 2015

LAMAR CISD’S RANDLE HONORED
Lamar CISD Superintendent Dr. Thomas Randle received the 2015 Houston Area Alliance of Black School Educators (HAABSE) Presidential Award for his outstanding leadership in education in the Houston area.
He was recognized at …

Outlook on Accents Outlook on 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
Making Old Stuff New Again
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br>Making Old Stuff New Again

Consider Repurposing That Keepsake

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.

the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher April 2015 the Editor’s Picks …  Linda Anderson, editor & publisher April 2015

MY FAVORITES:

-Jeff Guidry and His Eagle
-Spinach, Mushroom & Feta Crustless Quiche
-No-Bake Chocolate Egg Nest Cookies

Your Risks for Bone Loss Your Risks for Bone Loss

Diseases And Conditions That Can Lead To Osteoporosis
There are many health problems that may increase your chance of getting osteoporosis. If you have any of the following diseases or conditions that can cause bone loss, …

Around The Bend April 2015 Around The Bend April 2015

FORT BEND COMMUNITY PREVENTION COALITION JOINED CADCA’S 25TH NATIONAL LEADERSHIP FORUM – Six representatives from the Fort Bend Community Prevention Coalition (FBCPC) joined nearly 2,700 substance abuse National Leadership Forum, the nation’s largest and premier training …

Historically Fort Bend: Carpet Cleaning in Late Victorian Texas Historically Fort Bend: Carpet Cleaning in Late Victorian Texas

April brings with it what passes for spring in Fort Bend County. One of the many things associated with the season in the 19th century and today is spring cleaning, which includes chores like cleaning …

FBISD Recognizes 52 High School Athletes
on National Football Signing Day
FBISD Recognizes 52 High School Athletes</br>on National Football Signing Day

Fort Bend ISD celebrated the achievements of 52 high school football players who took part in the District’s National Signing Day Ceremony, hosted by the District’s Athletics Department and the Professional Football Player Mothers Association …

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

GEORGE RANCH HS STUDENT IS
“PERFECTO” ON AP EXAM
Advanced Placement (AP) courses are designed to give high school students credit for doing college-level work. A score of 5 on an AP exam is equivalent to an …

“Students Named “2015 Houston Young Artists” “Students Named “2015 Houston Young Artists”

High School Classical Musicians Win Prestigious Award
The members of Le Octet were recently chosen as 2015 Houston Young Artists after two grueling rounds of auditions that are held every two years by the nonprofit organization, …

Discoveries Apr 2015 Discoveries Apr 2015

EIGHT-LIGHT-CHANDELIER
This elegant beaded chandelier from the John-Richard Collection, is handcrafted of iron and clear and bronze-plated crystal with a hand-applied gold-leaf finish. The John-Richard Collection is known for its distinctive artisan-crafted furniture and accessories. neimanmarcus.com
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Gardening: 10 Steps to Easy-Care Beds and Borders Gardening: 10 Steps to Easy-Care Beds and Borders

Eco-Friendly Plants Save Gardening Effort
Garden beds and borders, artfully filled with a colorful tapestry of flowers and foliage, are very much back in vogue. But unlike the traditional perennial beds and borders, which were labor …

Book Reviews April 2015 Book Reviews April 2015

 
OVER 50 AND FABULOUS
Throughout their youth, females are inundated with information and advertising related to health and beauty. As they get older, however, that information becomes more difficult to find – especially as women enter …