CALIFORNIA CLOSETS CALIFORNIA CLOSETS

California Closets organizing systems make life simpler in every area of the home. Whether a closet, home office, pantry, entertainment system or garage, California Closets’ design consultants help define objectives and explore options to fit …

Sprawling, Spacious and Stupendous Sprawling, Spacious and Stupendous

Twelve years ago, the homeowners of this Richmond estate met in Houston and were introduced to each other by mutual friends. They embarked upon their life together though they lived in different Texas cities: he in suburban Katy; she in rural Columbus.

For the Shoe Lover on Your Gift List For the Shoe Lover on Your Gift List

Art & Sole celebrates spectacular fantasy shoes from the Stuart Weitzman Collection
Jane Gershon Weitzman’s book, Art & Sole, features shoes made from highly unique materials — feathers, paper, ceramic, metal, resin, playing cards, corrugated cardboard, …

Happenings Nov 2013 Happenings Nov 2013

FORT BEND FAMILY PROMISE “HAPPY THANKSGOLFING CLASSIC”, NOV 25
Fort Bend Family Promise’s ninth annual charity golf tournament, the “Happy ThanksGolfing Classic” will take place at Sweetwater Country Club on Nov. 25. The practice range will open …

Bling, Boots and the Best in the West Bling, Boots and the Best in the West

Arc of Fort Bend County fundraiser set for Nov. 23
Christmas will come early to one lucky raffle ticket-holder. The Arc of Fort Bend County’s “Best in the West” 36th annual fundraiser will be raffling off …

Sugar Plum Market Set for Nov. 8-9 Sugar Plum Market Set for Nov. 8-9

Preview Night to be held Nov. 7
The Fort Bend Junior Service League and Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital will host the 13th annual Sugar Plum Market with the theme “WILD About Sugar Plum.” The event …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Abbey & Corwin
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br> Abbey & Corwin

photography by Chris Bailey
Sweethearts Abbey Matteson and Corwin Ames met through mutual friends. Their budding romance was complicated by long distance, but they navigated college and careers… and celebrated with the wedding of their dreams!
FIRST …

Scene in the Bend by Cari Middaugh Nov 2013 Scene in the Bend by Cari Middaugh Nov 2013

Cari Middaugh reports on Socials, Parties, and Events in Fort Bend!

-Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Leadership Forum
-Fort Bend Residents Having summer Fun Beyond the Bend
-Scene Around the Bend

Moody Gardens Festival of Lights Moody Gardens Festival of Lights

HOLIDAY MAGIC BEGINS NOV. 16
Moody Gardens Festival of Lights packs the season with more holiday magic beginning Nov. 16 as the largest holiday lighting event on the Gulf Coast returns for its 12th season. Free …

Fashion Nov 2013 Fashion Nov 2013

Fall Finds and Ted Baker

Making Sense of Sofa Styles Making Sense of Sofa Styles

What lies beneath those upholstered cushions?  More than meets the eye!
By Lanie Hightower
Within every home is an essential furniture focal point — the sofa — that often “anchors” the living space. With endless choices on …

Decorating Tips for Every Room Decorating Tips for Every Room

Instant changes from accessories to window treatments make a refreshing difference
Decorating spruce-ups do not have to involve a lot of time or expense when you follow these inventive tips from Sally Morse, Director of Creative …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Remembering Collectible Cookie Jars
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br>Remembering Collectible Cookie Jars

The history of cookie jars is as diverse and extensive as cookies themselves. Just like nilla wafers, fig newtons, and oreos, cookie jars come in a wide array of shapes, colors, and sizes.

Fort Bend Couple’s Product to be Distributed Across Texas Fort Bend Couple’s Product to be Distributed Across Texas

SPIRITS ARE HIGH OVER IZKALI TEQUILA
By Judy Latta
Several years ago, Fort Bend County resident and Monterrey, Mexico native Ignacio Flores recognized a deficiency in the Houston tequila market. Premium tequila was available to consumers if …

the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher Nov 2013 the Editor’s Picks …  Linda Anderson, editor & publisher Nov 2013

MY FAVORITE :

Golden Loves Guitar
Wrapped Pears with Vanilla Bean Sauce
Roaster Cabbage Wedges

HOLIDAY Gift Guide Nov 2013 HOLIDAY Gift Guide Nov 2013

TREASURE HUNTERS GALLERY
Treasure Hunters is worth the trip. Located in historic downtown Richmond, this store is a gem filled with treasures: clothes galore, including a great selection for children; jewelry; shoes and boots; and unique …

Historically Fort Bend: WATER: THE LIFEBLOOD OF FORT BEND COUNTY Historically Fort Bend: WATER: THE LIFEBLOOD OF FORT BEND COUNTY

One of the most enticing parts of Fort Bend County for the early settlers was the easy access to water. Almost all of the Old 300 who settled in the county chose sites alongside water, …

Around The Bend Nov 2013 Around The Bend Nov 2013

FBJSL AWARDS GRANT TO ESCAPE FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER. The Fort Bend Junior Service League awarded a $4,660 Community Assistance Fund Grant to ESCAPE Family Resource Center. Founded in 1983 by the Houston-area chapters of The …

Taking Her Breath Away: The Rise of COPD in Women Taking Her Breath Away: The Rise of COPD in Women

American Lung Association report reveals that women are at greater rish than men 
W omen are 37 percent more likely to have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than men and now account for more than half …

Myths about Diabetes Myths about Diabetes

WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW CAN HURT YOU
There are many myths about diabetes that make it difficult for people to believe some of the hard facts — such as diabetes is a serious and potentially deadly …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students Nov 2013 Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students Nov 2013

AUSTIN HS SPANISH STUDENTS SCORE WELL – Several Spanish language students from Stephen F. Austin School who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2013 National Spanish Examinations were recognized by the Fort Bend …

One of the Proud One of the Proud

Cadet commander was honored to place a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery
By Cindy Ziervogel
Even though Samantha Guerrero always possessed the right mix of skills, attitude and background for military service and leadership, it took watching …