Historically Fort Bend: Victorian Leisure Time Activities Historically Fort Bend: Victorian Leisure Time Activities

By Chris Godbold
Imagine that you lived in Victorian Fort Bend County. How would you pass the time at night after all the work has been done? For a long time activities such as reading, handwork …

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

FORT BEND ISD CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH – Fort Bend ISD celebrated Black History Month by recognizing the rich culture, accomplishments and contributions of African Americans in all aspects of life. FBISD campuses hosted cultural …

Discoveries Apr 2014 Discoveries Apr 2014

WINDSOR CHEVRON HIDE RUG
Each of the high-quality hairhide rugs is made from natural materials, and no two are alike. Unique variations in each hide add to the authentic look. The all natural animal skin product …

Splashdown to Summer Fun Splashdown to Summer Fun

Planning your pool for a fabulous outdoor experience
By Elizabeth Anthony
Summertime fun is quickly approaching and now is a great time to begin planning for splashdown in your very own backyard pool. Start with a vision …

Florida Grapefruit Tart with Cardamom Cream Florida Grapefruit Tart with Cardamom Cream

Taste a World of Culinary Adventure

Book Reviews April 2014 Book Reviews April 2014

200 EASY HOMEMADE CHEESE RECIPES
Debra Amrein-Boyes’ bestselling book 200 Easy Homemade Cheese Recipes, Second Edition has been designed to help you create cheeses that approximate the flavors and textures of the many cheeses from around …

Wake Zone Luxury Houseboats Wake Zone Luxury Houseboats

An Arkansas Dream Vacation

Want to Learn More About Wine? Want to Learn More About Wine?

Performing your own taste tests

LEXUS GS HYBRID | MAZDA 3 LEXUS GS HYBRID | MAZDA 3

The GS450h is a Lexus interpretation of how to use hybrid technology in a luxury sport sedan.

The Mazda3 is one of the most highly regarded compact vehicles on the market.

Debra Jan Hall: Artist Extraordinaire Debra Jan Hall: Artist Extraordinaire

Fort Bend painter believes the key to creativity is taking chances

Fresh Start Fresh Start

Steve and Lynne Gibson’s twin daughters were mere newborns when the couple moved into their house a few years back. Fast-forward and those babies were toddlers on the move.  A little house-tweaking was in order.

Happenings March 2014 Happenings March 2014

AUDITIONS FOR JUNIOR SUPERSTAR COMPETITION, MARCH 26
Sugar Land Town Square will host open auditions for its fourth annual Sugar Land Junior Superstar competition on Wednesday, March 26 in the Plaza from 5-7 p.m. The 2014 …

Fort Bend Art Students Advance to HLSR Art Fort Bend Art Students Advance to HLSR Art

This year, approximately 600 elementary, middle and high school students produced western-themed art pieces to showcase in Fort Bend ISD’s annual art show. Judges from the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ School Art Committee selected …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Holly & Elliott
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Holly & Elliott

Photography by Francie Baltazar Stonestreet of Fireheart Photography
Both Holly Marie Wilson and John Elliott Frazier III (known as Elliott) attended Clements High School, but didn’t really mingle. They could not have imagined at the time …

StarFlight Rocks into Stardom StarFlight Rocks into Stardom

Two Rosenberg Sisters Rocket Onto The Stage… While Still In Junior High!
By Melanie Saxton
About four years ago, Rosenberg siblings Zoe and Molly Flores played the game RockBand at their babysitter’s house. Emulating her drummer dad, …

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

Dear Friends,
Don’t forget, as you plan your parties and celebrations this year, make sure to let me know ahead of time so I can be there to cover them or you can always send info …

Fashion March 2014 Fashion March 2014

SARAH JESSICA PARKER
Crafted in Italy the collection reflects Sarah Jessica’s personal looks.
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Business in Fort Bend March 2014 Business in Fort Bend March 2014

RIVERSTONE
Trey Reichert has been named vice president and general manager of Fort Bend’s Riverstone development. He replaces Tom Wilcox, who has been with Riverstone since its inception and is now retiring.
“Tom has been instrumental in …

Choosy About Chairs Choosy About Chairs

For dining or relaxation, it’s easy to merge style and comfort
By Melanie Saxton
From the dawn of time, seating options have continuously evolved from bare and scavenged to today’s modern design marvels. As we consider options, …

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

MY FAVORITES:

-Charlie the Talking Budgie
-Deen Bros. Southern-Style Corned Beef & Cabbage
-Dirty Leprechaun

Historically Fort Bend: SANTA ANNA and the MEXICAN ARMY IN FORT BEND COUNTY Historically Fort Bend: SANTA ANNA and the MEXICAN ARMY IN FORT BEND COUNTY

By Chris Godbold
In March 1836, the Alamo fell. With the impending march east of the Mexican army, civilians fled east. Sam Houston and his army also moved east to Groce’s ferry east of the Brazos, …

Around The Bend March 2014 Around The Bend March 2014

CONTEST WINNERS RECOGNIZED AT CITY COUNCIL MEETING. – Winners of the 2023 jeep Rosenberg beautiful and  Rosenberg Image Committee Christmas lighting and decorating contest were formally announced and recognized at the Jan. 21 City Council Meeting.
The …

A New Trend for Teeth A New Trend for Teeth

Patients Want A More “Natural” Smile Rather Than Perfection
Not blessed with naturally perfect teeth? No worries. Leading cosmetic dentists with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry say that more patients are now requesting cosmetic services …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students March 2014 Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students March 2014

LAMAR CISD ARTISTS SHOWN AT HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO ART SHOW – The following students were honored for their artistic ability as part of the Lamar CISD/Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Art program.
Each of …