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 …

Discoveries Nov 2013 Discoveries Nov 2013

TURQUOISE DRAPE CHANDELIER
“Wow” is the only way to describe this show-stopping chandelier from the Marjorie Skouras Collection. Handcrafted of wrought iron and turquoise and jade finished glass. 22″Dia. x 33″T with 6’L chain. Imported. neimanmarcus.com …

Business in Fort Bend Nov 2013 Business in Fort Bend Nov 2013

ANDREW DOW
Andrew Dow has been appointed executive vice president of Lowery Bank. A Texas Tech graduate, Dow first came to Fort Bend more than 35 years ago when he joined Rosenberg Bank & Trust. His …

2013 Fort Bend County Fair 2013 Fort Bend County Fair

Students from all over the county representing 8th through 12th grades entered artwork in the School Art Auction Program for the Fort Bend County Fair, each vying for the Grand Champion title. Bragging rights go …

WARM UP TO FALL WARM UP TO FALL

Treats to warm you from inside out

Book Reviews Book Reviews

SEWING SCHOOL 2: LESSONS IN MACHINE SEWING
In Sewing School 2: Lessons in Machine Sewing, authors Amie Petronis Plumley and Andria Lisle reveal the world of machine sewing with the same accessible appeal that kids responded …

Port and Madeira –
It’s a good time of year for fortified wines
Port and Madeira –</br>It’s a good time of year for fortified wines

By Denman Moody
Author, The Advanced Oenophile
Winter, or what we have of it in Houston, is the prime time to enjoy Port and Madeira. These are fortified wines. As the juice from the grapes is fermenting, instead …

NISSAN VERSA NOTE & GMC SIERRA PICKUP NISSAN VERSA NOTE & GMC SIERRA PICKUP

This Nissan’sAround View Monitor has cameras on all four sides of the car and gives you a 360- degree view of your space.

The GM Sierra Pickupsits much lower yet retains truck level ground clearance and the wheels have abundant vertical travel in the wheel wells.

The Cliffs of the Carolinas The Cliffs of the Carolinas

By Bill Anderson
with Cheryl Alexander
Whether you enjoy being close to the water, up in the mountains or part of vibrant city life, The Cliffs — an extraordinary collection of resort communities straddling North and South …

Tantalizing Texture Tantalizing Texture

Portrait photographer Susan Becker makes her living through the lens, absorbed in her subjects. It’s all about lighting, contrast, composition. Balance. And it’s that same creative intuition that drove perhaps her most compelling project to date, the design of her art-filled New Orleans style shotgun house.

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Lighting Your Antiques
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br>Lighting Your Antiques

Sometimes you can teach an old dog a new trick. In this instance, I am the old dog. After years of working in museums and trying to light a fine work of art or an antique in the most flattering and least damaging way,