Historically Fort Bend:
1917 — World War I and Fort Bend County
Historically Fort Bend:  </br> 1917 — World War I and Fort Bend County

By Chris Godbold
One hundred years ago, World War I had been raging for three years of brutal trench warfare, submarine attacks and intrigue. For all of this time, the United States remained neutral, not choosing …

Discoveries May 2017 Discoveries May 2017

SAGAPONECK STRIPED-EDGE RUG
Adding an artistic touch to any room, the Sagaponeck rug is hand-woven in India from a wool-and-cotton blend and features a solid-colored central panel and striped edges.

Walls Gone Wild Walls Gone Wild

High-Impact Wallpaper Trends
By Cheryl Alexander
From floral to fauna, from bold to demure, from tropical to traditional, this season wallpapers are wild with prints, textures and colors. Whether your home makeover involves an entire room or …

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

FORT BEND AUSTIN STUDENT EARNS GIRL SCOUTS HIGHEST HONOR FOR SERVICE PROJECT
Jade Bryant, a junior at Fort Bend Austin High School, has earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest honor in Girl Scouting. The …

Ridge Point FFA Students Show Their Skills in Poultry Judging Ridge Point FFA Students Show Their Skills in Poultry Judging

The Four Seniors Lead The Way For Upcoming Students With National And Other Championships
By Mara Soloway
Four seniors at Ridge Point High School have accomplished several firsts in this last year of their high school careers. …

Metal Roofs are Growing in Popularity Metal Roofs are Growing in Popularity

They Have Several Advantages For Homes In The South
With the new year, homeowners are looking to new trends as they make home renovation plans. The roof is the biggest design element on a home and …

Harvesting, Storing and Preserving Herbs from the Garden Harvesting, Storing and Preserving Herbs from the Garden

By Melinda Myers
Enjoy herbs all year round. Harvest herbs now for garden-fresh meals and then preserve a few for winter.
Snip a few leaves or leaf-covered stems as needed. For the same intensity of flavor, you …

Book Reviews May 2017 Book Reviews May 2017

WILL IT SKILLET?
Discover a new world of cast-iron cooking. From Dan Shumski, Will It Skillet? serves up 53 surprising, delicious, and ingenious recipes for the cast-iron skillet. Savor the simplicity of Toast with Olive Oil …

Fritz Hatton and Arietta Wines: Harmonizing Life’s Passions Fritz Hatton and Arietta Wines: Harmonizing Life’s Passions

Classical Music And Opera Inspires Winemakers
By Denman Moody
A mong charity wine auction attendees, Fritz Hatton is well known for his booming voice, bowties and jovial manner as he rhythmically tallies up millions of dollars for …

Honda Civic & Mazda 6 Honda Civic & Mazda 6

By Kelly Foss
Honda Civic| Starting price: $18,700
The creation of this new 10th-generation Civic represents one of the most comprehensive and ambitious new-model developments ever undertaken by Honda. The change is truly transformational and buyers now …

A Vision in White A Vision in White

Clean Lines And Open Spaces Make This Home Shine
Octavio Orozco figures if he can visualize how an ad campaign is going to turn out, he can visualize the end design of a house.

Craig Biggio Craig Biggio

Houston’s Adopted Son Still Giving Back To The City With Coaching, Community Service And A Cool New Restaurant
By Judy Latta
Craig Alan Biggio may have been born and raised on Long Island, New York, but Houston …

Hibiscus Season is Here Hibiscus Season is Here

Lone Star Chapter Of The American Hibiscus Society To Hold Annual Shows, April 23 And May 13
Whether you are a serious cultivator of the exotic hibiscus plant or just a casual gardener, you won’t want …

‘Houston’s Largest Home Tour’ Takes Flight in April ‘Houston’s Largest Home Tour’ Takes Flight in April

Well-Appointed Homes, Jam-Packed Events And A Bounty Of Butterflies Mark The Event
Houston’s Largest Home Tour is taking flight, promising an April filled with well-appointed homes, jam-packed events and a bounty of butterflies.
Hundreds of homes — …

Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair! Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair!

The Annual Epicurean Extravaganza Will Delight Foodies And Oenophiles At Multiple Events April 6-9
On April 6, Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair will officially kick off, celebrating the region’s diverse food and drink culture while …

Los Sueños Resort and Marina Los Sueños Resort and Marina

A Costa Rican Dream Come True
By Cheryl Alexander
Los Sueños Resort and Marina is a destination resort community that doesn’t disappoint. In fact, when considering the most listed items from a “dream vacation” checklist, Los Sueños …

Happenings April 2017 Happenings April 2017

SPRING ARTS FESTIVAL IN DOWNTOWN ROSENBERG, APRIL 1
The second annual Spring Arts Festival in Historic Downtown Rosenberg will be held on Saturday, April 1. The festival will include a street fair from 10 a.m. – …

Autism Awareness Month Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month and local autism advocacy organization Hope for Three is going to bat for families with “ausome” kids. The 5th Annual Strike Out Autism Family Fun Day Event, presented by Fred and Mable R Parks Foundation, takes place April 23 …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Kayla and Tim
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Kayla and Tim

A damsel in distress and a chivalrous Texas A&M University Corpsman met by chance at Spence Park in College Station. Little did they know this encounter would become a prelude to matrimony, complete with a romantic spring proposal under the Century Tree!

Scene in the Bend: Cari Middaugh April 2017 Scene in the Bend: Cari Middaugh April 2017

Happy Spring Everyone! Wishing you and yours a wonderful spring season and hopefully mild Texas weather! Please do send in your photos from Rodeo, Spring Break trips or anything else you’d like to share with our readers. Make sure they are high resolution and include the names of all the people in them.

Fashion – April 2017 Fashion – April 2017

FENDI – Double micro baguette in pink leather with studs.

SUZ SOMERSALL – Solid gold blue moonstone aquamarine Aegean ring.

SOPHIA WEBSTER- Lucita canvas espadrille wedge sandal in pastel pink. …