Business in Fort Bend July 2017 Business in Fort Bend July 2017

HUDSON PRODUCTS EXPANSION TO ADD 150 FORT BEND JOBS
The Fort Bend County Commissioners Court along with the State of Texas have approved a number of incentives that will see Hudson Products bring 150 new jobs …

Americans Spend More Than $15 Billion on Aesthetic Procedures for First Time Ever Americans Spend More Than $15 Billion on Aesthetic Procedures for First Time Ever

Record-Breaking Figures Tied To Broad Array Of Procedural Offerings, Healthy Economy And Competitive Workforce
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) reports that Americans spent more than $15 billion on combined surgical and nonsurgical aesthetic …

Around The Bend July 2017 Around The Bend July 2017

12TH ANNUAL “AN EVENING WITH A LEGEND” HONORS OLYMPIAN MICHAEL PHELPS
Nearly 650 guests enjoyed an unforgettable evening on May 16 at the Hilton Americas – Houston’s Ballroom of the Americas for the 12th annual “An …

Historically Fort Bend:
The Lasting Legacy of Quilts
Historically Fort Bend:  </br> The Lasting Legacy of Quilts

By Chris Godbold
Making a quilt has long been a way to pass the time. Women have spent many hours of free time sewing patches together to form tangible legacies of love for their families. Quilts …

Discoveries July 2017 Discoveries July 2017

LARGE BRONZE BETTY PENDANT
With a contemporary silhouette and bronze finish, this chandelier is a stunning addition to your dining room or kitchen island. Features 14 lights encased in glass bulbs and hangs 8 feet from …

Beauty and Function Meet in Winning Kitchen Designs Beauty and Function Meet in Winning Kitchen Designs

Annual NKBA Competition Honors Outstanding Professional Designers
More than 20 individuals were honored across six main kitchen and bath categories and six specialty categories in the 2017 NKBA Design Competitions. Entries were judged based on the …

The Art of the Outdoors The Art of the Outdoors

Create Elegant Ambiance With Water, Fire, Sculpture And Lighting
By Merry Wise
Adding art to your outdoor space can take your home to a whole new level of elegance. Consider adding the elements of water and …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students July 2017
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students July 2017</br>

FORT BEND CHRISTIAN ACADEMY LADY EAGLESWIN STATE SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FOR SIXTH TIME!
The Lady Eagles of Fort Bend Christian Academy defeated the Dallas Christian School Chargers 6-2 in the TAPPS Division II Softball Championship game …

Young Writer’s Imagination Takes Her to First-Place Award in Statewide Contest Young Writer’s Imagination Takes Her to First-Place Award in Statewide Contest

Jennifer Ernst Has Been Writing Since She Could Hold A Pencil
By Mara Soloway
Having a quiet environment to concentrate on her writing doesn’t work for young author Jennifer Ernst, who will be 16 in July and …

Book Reviews July 2017 Book Reviews July 2017

THE LOW-FODMAP SOLUTION
FODMAPs – Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols – are all carbohydrates that are poorly digested in the intestine, which in turn causes IBS. In The Low-FODMOP Solution, Cinzia Cuneo provides a diet …

Fort Bend ISD 2017 Valedictorians and Salutatorians Fort Bend ISD 2017 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

Fort Bend ISD is proud to announce the names of the 22 high school students who have earned the distinct honor of being named the 2017 FBISD valedictorians and salutatorians. These top scholars earned the …

Excellent Values from Recent Tastings Excellent Values from Recent Tastings

By Denman Moody
 

A New List For A Memorable Shopping Spree
WHITE WINES:

Ferdu Bianco Veronese IGT 2013 — 100% Garganega. A great value, these grapes are hand-picked and dried for 40 days to reduce water and …

Chrysler Pacifica and Nissan Rogue Sport Chrysler Pacifica and Nissan Rogue Sport

Chrysler Pacifica | Starting price: $29,000
By Kelly Foss mycardata.com
Minivan sales tend to be quite steady over the years due in part to several specific capabilities that some families need and that other vehicles don’t offer. …

“Paw-terest” – Your Pet Photos! “Paw-terest” – Your Pet Photos!

Our favorite purr-fect pet photos from readers.

A Glamorous Lifestyle Downsized A Glamorous Lifestyle Downsized

The Move From Louisiana’s Bayou Desiard To Texas Marks Life Change
Text by Cheryl Alexander | Photography by Casey Dunn | Construction by Steve Hood, Steve Hood Company | Interiors by Mil Bodron, Bodron + Fruit, Floral design by Todd Events
Typically, life’s most …

Suburban Sugar Land Women and Partners Award 2017 Scholarships Suburban Sugar Land Women and Partners  Award 2017 Scholarships

Five First-Time Recipients Were Given This Honor For The Upcoming College Year
Suburban Sugar Land Women (SSLW) and its partners held the 28th annual Service and Academic Excellence Luncheon on April 22. Five first-time, annual and …

How to Put the Brakes on Pet Car Sickness How to Put the Brakes on Pet Car Sickness

Remedies For Dogs Who Travel
Many of us may be planning on hitting the road with our pooches for a little summer fun. However, for some four-legged family members, road trips can mean upset tummies.
Queasiness in …

Unexpected Places That Allow Pets Unexpected Places That Allow Pets

Surprise! You Can Take Fluffy Or Maxwell With You
It’s common knowledge that pets are welcome at dog parks, most people parks, and most pet stores. Beyond that, however, the world can sometimes seem a …

FBISD Honors Teachers of the Year FBISD Honors Teachers of the Year

Elementary And Secondary Educators Feted At Annual Dinner
Fort Bend ISD announced its 2017 District Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year at its annual Teacher of the Year Awards dinner and program, held April …

Happenings June 2017 Happenings June 2017

HOUSTON METHODIST SUGAR LAND HOSPITAL CELEBRATES 30TH NATIONAL CANCER SURVIVORS DAY, JUNE 2
Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is joining nearly 15.5 million American cancer survivors celebrating the 30th Annual National Cancer Survivors Day® this year. …