Scene in the Bend by Cari Middaugh September 2014 Scene in the Bend by Cari Middaugh September 2014

Dear Readers,
There is still time to send me your favorite vacation or staycation photos. I hope you have all had a fun, and exciting OR relaxing summer! Gala season is right around the corner, send …

Fashion – Fall Impressions & Findings September 2014 Fashion –  Fall Impressions  & Findings September 2014

MEL BOTERI
For a sleek, compact day or night piece the “Lauren” small shoulder bag is the perfect pick. Cafe croc-embossed leathertrim and tassel add dimension to an emerald leather bag for an overall classic yet …

Business in Fort Bend Sep2014 Business in Fort Bend Sep2014

FORT BEND CARES
Walt White, Chairman of Fort Bend Cares’ Board of Trustees, recently announced that four new members have been selected to serve on the organization’s Board.
“I’ve been privileged to be on this amazing, working …

What is the Best Carpet for Your Home? What is the Best Carpet for Your Home?

Guidelines to make a complicated subject simpler
Finding the best carpet for your home starts out simple and quickly becomes complicated. You know you want something that will look good in your home, feel great, and …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> The National September 11 Memorial & Museum

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Dr. Lori, Celebrity Ph.D. antiques appraiser, author, and award-winning TV personality, Dr. Lori Verderame hosts antiques appraisal events worldwide. Dr. Lori is the star appraiser on Discovery channel’s TV show, Auction Kings. Visit …

the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher September 2014 the Editor’s Picks …  Linda Anderson, editor & publisher September 2014

MY FAVORITES:

-Dog Saves Her Puppy From Drowning
-Flourless Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
-Cowboy Caviar Healthy Recipe

Cholesterol Awareness Cholesterol Awareness

Why you really need to know the ‘Good’ from the ‘Bad’
It may surprise you to know that cholesterol itself isn’t bad. In fact, cholesterol is just one of the many substances created and used by …

Avoid Heavy Backpacks Avoid Heavy Backpacks

WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOW TO PROTECT THEIR CHILD’S HEALTH
Think the books and school supplies that your child is carrying in a backpack slung haphazardly across one shoulder are harmless? Think again. Heavy loads carried …

Porcelain Dental Crowns Porcelain Dental Crowns

Improve both your appearance and dental health

Around The Bend September 2014 Around The Bend September 2014

YMCA SUMMER CAMP SITES PRESENT CAMPAPALOOZA 2014
On July 24, the nine YMCA youth outreach summer camp sites across Fort Bend County converged on Bates Allen Park (YMCA Camp Cloud) in Kendleton for their annual “Campa­palooza” …

Historically Fort Bend: The Wessendorff Family Historically Fort Bend: The Wessendorff Family

Brothers Anton and Bernard Wessendorff emigrated to Texas from Hamburg, Germany around 1854. They landed in Galveston and soon found themselves in the area of Independence, Texas. There Anton met Johanna Jansky. By 1856 they …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students

“WAKE UP WITH COACH” PRO­GRAM TO PROMOTE HEALTHY LIFESTYLES AMONG YOUTH
This school year, students at Brazos Bend Elementary School will benefit from the “Wake Up with Coach” program initiated by their school’s Physical Education teacher, …

Discoveries ep 2014 Discoveries ep 2014

ARTERIORS HOME TABLE LAMP
The Ravi’s wedge-shaped silhouette is scratched with horizontal striations, bringing texture to a side table or nightstand. Finished in gold gilt, this Arteriors table lamp is topped with a sleek rectangular shade. …

Walnut Caterpillars Feasting on Pecan Foliage Walnut Caterpillars Feasting on Pecan Foliage

AGRILIFE EXTENSION SERVICE OFFERS TIPS ON DEALING WITH THE PESTS
Site visits and numerous calls from around Fort Bend county have confirmed another generation of walnut caterpillars feeding on pecan foliage. The majority of cases range …

Al Fresco at Home Al Fresco at Home

Outdoor dining trends include fresh new options
By Cheryl Alexander
When you are planning an outdoor dining space you have much to consider, from the ambiance you want to create as well as the high-tech appliances you …

Book Reviews September 2014 Book Reviews September 2014

CHANGE YOUR MIND,  HEAL YOUR BODY
A profound, accessible book about healing the mind and body that is part memoir, part practical guide, Change Your Mind Heal Your Body draws readers from a world of fact …

Opulence and Serenity in Sonora Opulence and Serenity in Sonora

The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain are a desert oasis

Texas Wines Making a Statement Texas Wines Making a Statement

The best recommendations from recent tastings
Fall Creek and Llano Estacado are the successful pioneering Texas wineries. Fall Creek was not only one of the first to experiment with the great varietals such as Sauvignon Blanc …

Lincoln MKC and Chevy Silvarado Lincoln MKC and Chevy Silvarado

Recognizable luxury elements and modern technology are skillfully blended in the Lincoln MKC. The car has both a keyless entry system as well as push-to-start ignition button

The new Chevrolet Silverado has moved into full technology mode providing all the information and entertainment that other vehicles currently enjoy.

Comfort and Class Comfort and Class

A thoughtful design with punches of soft color makes this house sing

The Top 13 Things College Admissions Officers Want to See The Top 13 Things College Admissions Officers Want to See

Colleges want a diverse campus, and students need to present their unique qualities
By Mandee Heller Adler
Public high school students can get into the college of their dreams. All it takes is gumption, advanced planning, and …

Sugar Land’s Rising Star Sugar Land’s Rising Star

Elizabeth Jackson to co-star with Corbin Bernsen and Shirley Jones in feature film

World Class Scholars World Class Scholars

FBISD students Brady and Colby Sanders impress at World Scholar’s Cup Competition in Singapore