Around The Bend December 2016 Around The Bend December 2016

HOPE FOR THREE GIVES PARENTS A TIME OUT
You know it is a “win-win” for all when you not only have smiles and laughter coming from the children, but their parents. This was the case for …

Culinary Arts Students Cook Up Special Menu for Regional Competition Culinary Arts Students Cook Up Special Menu for Regional Competition

“Too Many Cooks” Is Never A Problem In This Foster High School Program
Text and photos by Mara Soloway
All that this classroom of the Culinary Arts Program at Foster High School needs to transform it …

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

FBCA CHEERLEADERS RAISE FUNDS FOR BREAST CANCER
Fort Bend Christian Academy hosted its annual Tackling a Cure varsity football game for breast cancer awareness on Sept. 30.
Since October was breast cancer awareness month, the cheerleaders held …

Historically Fort Bend:
Religious Observances
Historically Fort Bend:<br> Religious Observances

Religious observances have taken place in Fort Bend County since the days of Austin’s Colony. Perhaps, the settlers fresh off the Lively stopped to say a prayer of thanks when they reached land after months …

COLLEGE BOARD RECOGNIZES LAMAR CISD STUDENTS COLLEGE BOARD RECOGNIZES LAMAR CISD STUDENTS

The College Board is honoring students from George Ranch, Foster and Terry high schools for their performances on the PSAT.
Terry’s Coles Jackson and George Ranch’s Grace Braun, Cara Coffman and Alexander Stockman are all National …

Discoveries December 2016 Discoveries December 2016

RIDE INTO THE HOLIDAYS WITH VESPA (RED)®
The brand new (VESPA)RED is now helping to drive the end of AIDS. Available in the U.S. starting December 1, 2016 and globally in 2017. Order though certified …

Ten Easy Design Tips With A Big Impact Ten Easy Design Tips With A Big Impact

Transform Your Home Without Spending A Fortune
The change of seasons to fall and eventually winter is a great time to give your home a face lift. Ready to make some changes, but don’t want to …

Book Reviews December 2016 Book Reviews December 2016

GET CROSS FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Keeping calm for the holidays just got a little easier with the release of The New York Times Keep Merry and Crossword On. St. Martin’s Press, home to the classic New …

Share the Magic of the Holidays with “Christmas Gift Books” Share the Magic of the Holidays with “Christmas  Gift Books”

VIOLET ROSE AND THE VERY SNOWY WINTER STICKER ACTIVITY BOOK
When Mia has an accident in the snow, Violet accompanies her to the hospital. Happily, Mia is soon on the mend, but Violet notices that the …

Recent Tastings with Folio Partners and Others Recent Tastings with Folio Partners and Others

All Listed Wines Highly Recommended
Folio Partners, founded in 2004 by the Michael Mondavi family, is an im­porter of premium wines from family winemakers who share their passion for making great wines (plus their own wines). …

Buick Envision and BMW 3-Series Buick Envision and BMW 3-Series

The Buick Envision is an all-new luxury compact crossover.

The BMW 3-Series includes the 320i, the 328d diesel, the 330i and the most powerful 340i in both 4-door sedan and sport wagon models.

WAREHOUSE FRAMES ‘N GALLERY WAREHOUSE FRAMES ‘N GALLERY

This family owned business was established in 1982 and offers over 20,000 ready-made picture frames. They also have an inventory of over 1,000 styles of custom frame mouldings up to 40% off. A professional staff …

HALL LIGHTING & DESIGN HALL LIGHTING & DESIGN

“Trendsetter” is an adjective often applied to this‏40,000-square-foot Victoria, Texas lighting and furniture showroom.‏From its earliest days 50 years ago to the hustle and bustle of the 21st Century, shoppers and designers‏have always known that …

THE DESIGN FIRM THE DESIGN FIRM

For over
For almost 40 years, The Design Firm has been Houston’s most acclaimed interior design agency. Synonymous with luxury and sophistication, their philosophy has propelled them to be one of the innovators of interior design, …

DONE RIGHT DONE RIGHT

With over 40 years experience in floor cleaning, Done Right is able to provide you with the best cleaning services available. Their success is based on a few solid principles that they enthusiastically endorse:
– Consistant, …

TEXAS CUSTOM PATIOS TEXAS CUSTOM PATIOS

They custom design and build patio covers (attached and freestanding), outdoor kitchens, screened porches, room additions, decorative patios, decks and more. The latest trends and products will transform your backyard but maintain your home’s original …

GARAGE STORAGE MISSOURI CITY GARAGE STORAGE MISSOURI CITY

Get a one-of-a-kind garage with the top of the line Monkey Bars Systems from Garage Storage of Missouri City. Gain usable space in your garage and take the hassle out of organizing with their smart …

HOUSTON GROUTSMITH™ HOUSTON GROUTSMITH™

Bring back the beauty in your home. Houston Groutsmith™ will clean, restore, rebond loose tile, repair and preserve your tile and grout. They also offer Grout Clear Sealing, Color Sealing and their Exclusive Restoration Sealing, …

CLOSET FACTORY CLOSET FACTORY

Put the experts to work for you and create a space specific to your needs and lifestyle. From simple storage solutions to spectacular room improvements, Closet Factory can enhance your closet, office, media center, pantry, …

CUSTOM COMFORT A/C AND HEATING CUSTOM COMFORT A/C AND HEATING

Connect to your thermostat your way. Lennox’ icomfort Wi-FiTM is more than a thermostat. When connected to your home wireless network, it opens up a whole new world of convenience and control, including the ability …

NEAT KITCHENS NEAT KITCHENS

Whether your kitchen is brand new or not, Neat Kitchens can make your existing cabinets more functional, accessible and easier to use with sliding cabinet shelves. Utilize unused areas under sinks. Deep shelves are great …

THE ARRANGEMENT THE ARRANGEMENT

Katherine Snedeker is the face and the design energy behind The Arrangement brand, bringing an approach infused with both humor and artistry. Whether jumping from the fashion industry in New York to creating unique luxury …

THE DUMP THE DUMP

America’s off-price outlet for high-end ­furniture, handmade mattresses and fine oriental rugs is right here in Houston. The outlet opens at 10 a.m. every Friday with an ever-changing selection of closeouts, overstocks, design samples and …

EZ FLOORS EZ FLOORS

EZ Floors has the flooring and countertops to finish any remodeling project. Luxurious carpet in the bedroom. Elegant hardwood flooring in the living and dining rooms. And timeless tile in the kitchen, bath and entry. …