Volkswagen Golf and Chevy Colorado Volkswagen Golf and Chevy Colorado

2015 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF | STARTING PRICE: $18,000
If European car makers know anything, it’s how to design a hatchback. The Germans, with their VW Golf, may just be the best at it. Function, style, versatility, and …

Thrill of the Hunt Thrill of the Hunt

Some people gravitate toward shiny, new things. But it’s that thrift shop treasure spotted among the mundane that gets this homeowner’s heart racing.

Happenings March 2015 Happenings March 2015

FB PANHELLENIC RECRUITMENT WORKSHOP AND 2015 SCHOLAR­SHIP PROGRAM, ONLY MAR 21
Fort Bend County Alumnae Panhellenic is preparing for its annual Sorority Recruitment Workshop for girls who are high school seniors or collegians and their parents. …

Missouri City Resident Crowned Ms. Texas Missouri City Resident Crowned Ms. Texas

Teacher Regina Crafter Promotes Youth Mentoring
and Breast Cancer Awareness
Regina Crafter of Missouri City was recently awarded the Ms. Texas America 2015 title by the Ms. America® Pageant. The Quail Valley Middle School health teacher is …

Fort Bend County Fair Association Earns Top Awards Fort Bend County Fair Association Earns Top Awards

Trade Group Honors Fair’s Marketing Efforts
The Fort Bend County Fair Association has received top honors for its marketing and communication efforts. The awards were announced during the Ray Cammack Shows-Award of Excellence for Marketing & …

Memorial Hermann Extends Care for the Underserved Memorial Hermann Extends Care for the Underserved

Program Breaks Down Barriers To Care And Makes A Difference
Embracing the idea that success in school starts with healthy learners, Memorial Hermann Health Centers for Schools has added three new health centers and a third …

Watercolor Art Society of Houston Watercolor Art Society of Houston

Group’s 38th International Exhibition Runs March 10-April 9
By Cheryl Alexander
The Watercolor Art Society of Houston (WASH), a nonprofit arts organization that has been in existence for more than 50 years, encourages and supports the creation …

Pin Oak Charity Horse Show’s 70th Year! Pin Oak Charity Horse Show’s 70th Year!

A Long Tradition Of Giving And Excellence
By Melanie Saxton
Competitors, exhibitors and fans will become a part of history at the 2015 equestrian extravaganza, ringing in a remarkable 70th year. Since 1945, the Pin Oak Charity …

Grant-a-Starr Foundation Fun Run & Walk, March 28 Grant-a-Starr Foundation Fun Run & Walk, March 28

Annual Fundraiser Takes Place At Sugar Land Memorial Park
The 7th Annual Grant-A-Starr Foun­dation Family 5K and 1 mile Fun Run Walk will held on Sat­urday, March 28 at Sugar Land Memorial Park. In addition to …

Serving Those Who Protect and Serve Serving Those Who Protect and Serve

Police Chaplain Clif Cummings Helps Officers Cope And Recover
By Judy Latta
Three years ago, Clif Cummings came to Fort Bend County from Duncan, Oklahoma to assume the position of Associate Pastor at Sugar Creek Baptist Church. …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Jenni & Troy
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Jenni & Troy

Text by Melanie Saxton | Photos by Candace Byers Photography
Not many junior high crushes lead to the altar, but Jennifer Ruth Benefield and Troy Anthony Kisner can claim this unique distinction! Their road to …

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

ABC-13’s Women of Distinction Winter Ball
The ABC-13 Women of Distinction Winter Ball, “A Night on the Nile” benefiting the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America was held at the Hilton Americas in Houston and raised …

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

THEIA FROM THE PRE-FALL 2015 COLLECTION

Business in Fort Bend Mar 2015 Business in Fort Bend Mar 2015

BARBAROW TO LEAD ARREDONDO ELEMENTARY
McNeill Elementary principal Amber Barbarow will be the principal at Arredondo Elementary when it opens for the 2015-2016 school year.
A graduate of Lamar CISD’s Terry High School, Barbarow will remain at …

Furniture and Interior Design Trends for 2015 Furniture and Interior Design Trends for 2015

Inspiring Ideas To Create Interesting Living Spaces
By Melanie Saxton
Each year, we are treated to a host of trends, many based on offerings from elite brands and top design experts. Here are some defining furniture and …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Big Bucks for Old Books
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br>Big Bucks for Old Books

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.
By …

Gifts of Love Gifts of Love

GOLD CONNECTION JEWELERS
Among the finest in the area the Gold Connection artisans have decades of experience.They can design to your specifications or create a unique one-of-a-kind design. The designer meets with you to understand your …

Kidney Disease Undiagnosed in Majority of Type 2 Diabetics Kidney Disease Undiagnosed in  Majority of Type 2 Diabetics

A New Push To Screen For It Sooner
Only 12 percent of type 2 diabetics with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are properly diagnosed as having CKD, according to a new study published in PLOS Medicine.
Diabetes is …

Adults, Brace Yourself! Adults, Brace Yourself!

Orthodontic Treatments Are Not Just For Kids Anymore
By Judy Latta
Aside from being prominent celebrities, what do Faith Hill, Katherine Heigl, Gwen Stefani, Tom Cruise, Kate Middleton and Katy Perry have in common? They all opted …

Historically Fort Bend: C.C. Dyer Historically Fort Bend: C.C. Dyer

Fort Bend County was fortunate to have good leadership in its early days. One such principal citizen was C. C. Dyer. Clement Clinton Dyer was born in Tennessee in 1799 in what would later become …

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

ERICA WHITE AMONG “STARS IN THE CLASSROOM”
Houston Texans starting nose tackle Jerrell Powe recently joined representatives from First Community Credit Union in making a surprise visit to Brazos Bend Elementary School to recognize fifth-grade teacher, …

Creating Bird and Butterfly-friendly Landscapes Creating Bird and Butterfly-friendly Landscapes

Make Your Yard Attractive To The Wildlife You Want
We gardeners have a choice. We can fill our landscapes with plants based purely on their looks alone, or we can deliberately select those that bring in …

Cookie Flavors Inspire New Desserts Cookie Flavors Inspire New Desserts

A hot new dessert trend is here — cookies are getting a makeover. As identified in the McCormick Flavor Forecast 2015, favorite cookie flavors — like snickerdoodles and gingersnaps — are being reimagined in new …

Book Reviews March 205 Book Reviews March 205

CAT LADY REIMAGINED
Typically, the term “cat lady” evokes images of an unfashionable, unkempt and slightly unhinged spinster hoarding multiple cats. Cat Lady Chic serves up the antidote, celebrating the Cat Lady with a compilation of …

Excellent Wines and Houston’s Only Certified Master Chef Excellent Wines and Houston’s Only Certified Master Chef

Houston’s Only Certified Master Chef Fritz Gitschner
Fritz Gitschner, former Executive Chef at the Houston Country Club, has created something very special at 60 Degrees Mastercrafted, located at 2300 Westheimer. There are many Master Chefs, but …

Subaru Legacy and Ford Fiesta Subaru Legacy and Ford Fiesta

SUBARU LEGACY | STARTING PRICE: $21,700
Subaru has always distinguished itself in a very crowded automotive landscape by being the all-wheel-drive car company. We think of them in terms of ruggedized wagons like the Outback, which …

Happenings February 2014 Happenings February 2014

FORT BEND EDUCATION FOUNDA­TION’S
22ND ANNUAL GALA
FEB 28
The Fort Bend Education Foundation’s 22nd annual gala will be held on Feb. 28 at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square.
Gala co-chairs Mary Ahner and Sonal Bhuchar revealed that …