Tea Herb Gardens
Perennial herbs to delight your taste buds
Tea Herb Gardens</br>Perennial herbs to delight your taste buds

Kentucky Colonel mint (a spearmint) can be blended into cool iced teas, Mint Juleps, and Mojitos.
By V. J. Billings
Photography by Mountain Valley Growers
Tea is one of the simple pleasures of life, and growing tea herbs …

Prized Plants to Delight Your Cats Prized Plants to Delight Your Cats

A dash of plants can go a long way to improve your cat’s quality of life
By V. J. Billings
Photography by Mountain Valley Growers
Whether your beloved family feline eats commercial pet food or homemade gourmet delicacies, …

Business in Fort Bend May 2013 Business in Fort Bend May 2013

‹Texana Behavior Improvement Center
Nicole Leonard and Anna McGhan are the latest staff members at Texana Behavior Improvement Center to pass their examinations to become board certified behavior analysts. Leonard attended Stephen F. Austin State University …

From Dream Home to Show Home From Dream Home to Show Home

 
Couple opens Riverstone estate to ASID for May 11-27 Tour
Rodney and Tiffany Winkler’s new home will be like no other, which is only fitting for a couple who say their lives have changed dramatically in …

BATTLE IN RICHMOND – Fort Bend County History BATTLE IN RICHMOND – Fort Bend County History

By Chris Godbold
In the 1880s, two political factions developed in Fort Bend County. One was the Woodpeckers and the other was the Jaybirds.
The Woodpeckers were those who accepted black suffrage and participation in government, which …

Riverstone to Host ASID Tour May 11-27 Riverstone to Host ASID Tour May 11-27

Teramor’s Vista Fontana showcases the vision of 20 designers
While it’s always a challenge to integrate the ideas of 20 interior designers into a cohesive vision, this year’s American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Show Home Tour …

Methodist Sugar Land Hospital Signs on as Title Sponsor for Sugar Plum Market Methodist Sugar Land Hospital Signs on as Title Sponsor for Sugar Plum Market

The Sugar Plum Market features more than 100 vendors from across Texas with unique items perfect for gift-giving.
The Fort Bend Junior Service League  announced that Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is the title sponsor of …

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

MY FAVORITE :

• Cute Dog & Baby
• Wood Pallet Herb Garden
• Veggie-Packed Smoothie

The Silent Killer – High Blood Pressure The Silent Killer – High Blood Pressure

HIgh blood pressure is on the rise in the U.S., especially among young adults
By Cheryl Alexander
Because today more than 65 million Americans suffer from the effects of high blood pressure (HBP), it is more important …

Raising Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Raising Pancreatic Cancer Awareness

Research continues to advance diagnosis and treatment
With the recent loss of actress Bonnie Franklin to pancreatic cancer, the fight against the disease has hit home to fans of the former  star of the sitcom One …

Mom-entus ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ Mom-entus  ‘Happy Mother’s Day’

CORELLI’S ITALIAN CAFÉ
No gift to your mother can ever equal her gift to you. Show you care by not making your loved one cook and clean up the dishes on Mother’s Day. The family friendly …

Fashion May 2013 Fashion May 2013

OSCAR de la RENTA

Three Strand Beaded Necklace.

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Discoveries May 2013 Discoveries May 2013

Large Vintage Nandi
This protective mother cow and her calf statue was found in Gujarat, India. Nandi, the divine bull, is the Hindu mythological embodiment of strength and prosperity. This statue was hand-carved in the mid-20th …

NKBA Top 10 Industry Trends for 2013 NKBA Top 10 Industry Trends for 2013

Major kitchen and bath trendsetters: gray color schemes, quartz surfaces and transitional style
A s we settle into a seemingly healthier national economy, some kitchen and bath design trends continue to flourish, while consumer budgets for these …

Forget Your Hangups: Make a Statement With Standout Wallcoverings Forget Your Hangups: Make a Statement With Standout Wallcoverings

Embellished and dimensional papers lead the trends for 2013
By Angela Crissman
If you are looking for a way to transform your room with something other than a new paint color, consider a wallcovering option that adds …

Book Reviews May 2013 Book Reviews May 2013

THE BABY SIGNING BOOK
The interest surrounding baby signing only continues to increase as more parents embrace this means of communication with babies before they can talk. Sign language gives babies a way to express their …

Red Wines, and a Wine and Food Extravaganza Red Wines, and a Wine and Food Extravaganza

By Denman Moody
TheAdvancedOenophile.com
Wine-in-a-Box:
Big House Red 2011 — With a base of Petite Sirah and Syrah this is a successful blend of 10 or so varietals, including some of the Italians. My favorite box red. Three …

BUICK ENCORE • DODGE GRAND CARAVAN CREW BUICK ENCORE • DODGE GRAND CARAVAN CREW

The Buick Encore allows more interior space and a higher seating position which in turn provides better visibility plus easier entry and exit.

The Dodge Caravan Crew
walks the line between having the features the average family would like without breaking the bank. It has power sliding side doors and a power lift gate.

CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

Cornerstone Christian Academy, located in the heart of Sugar Land, combines state-of-the-art curriculum with the love of Jesus. Their mission is to equip students with skills for life and faith for eternity. Cornerstone offers programs …

The Houston Fertility Center The Houston Fertility Center

The Houston Fertility Center

The Houston Fertility Center is Houston’s premier fertility practice where “Women” specialize in the fertility care of “Women.” They offer not only the most technical and advanced fertility treatments, but also the …

Behind the Music – The business empire of Mathew Knowles Behind the Music – The business empire of Mathew Knowles

By Cheryl Alexander
Mathew Knowles, founder, president and CEO of Music World Entertainment, Inc. — one of the largest and most renowned music and entertainment corporations in the world with record sales exceeding 300 million — …

A Lovely Lifestyle A Lovely Lifestyle

Paul and Genelle Robishaw fondly recall the many years spent in their Briargrove Park home in Houston. Lots of love and memories went into that house, purchased in 1973. They raised their children there and …

Sugar Land Parties and Galas social column with Kelly Buettner Feb 2012 Sugar Land Parties and Galas social column with Kelly Buettner Feb 2012

Kelly Buettner reports on Socials, Parties, and Events in Fort Bend!

State of the County 2013 • Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance Mardi Gras Party • Child Advocates Hosts Girls’ Night Out • Scene Around the Bend • April Highlights

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Appraising Some “Manly” Antiques Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori:  Appraising Some “Manly” Antiques

At my public antiques appraisal events, I don’t have anyone waiting in line. And, when I appraise objects, I cut to the core. No nonsense, no delicate highbrow vocabulary, no malarkey. I tell it like it is. If you have a piece of junk, I tell you. If you spent too much money on something, I tell you. If you are hoping to become a millionaire on a collection of Pez dispensers, I tell you that it’s not happening in this lifetime.