Business in Fort Bend April 2012 Business in Fort Bend April 2012

‹Jim Brown, CEO of Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, was recognized in Becker’s Hospital Review’s annual list of hospital and health system leaders under the age of 40. This list recognizes 25 men and women …

THE ORIGINS OF FULSHEAR THE ORIGINS OF FULSHEAR

By Chris Godbold
Fulshear, in north Fort Bend County, sits on land granted to Churchill Fulshear, an ex-sailor, who came to Texas by 1824. He came from Tennessee and received a land grant from the Mexican …

Diagnosed with Cancer? Build a Relationship with Your Care Team Diagnosed with Cancer? Build a Relationship with Your Care Team

Here’s what you should know about colon cancer

Navigating Your Way Through a Healthy Pregnancy Navigating Your Way Through a Healthy Pregnancy

By Judy Latta
Best practices for mom and baby-to-be
Congratulations, you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy!  This is sure to be an exciting time, but also very confusing.  Over the course of your pregnancy, relatives, friends …

Retreating to the Backyard Retreating to the Backyard

From a pergola to a fire pit to a new patio, create a paradise just outside your own door
By Jennifer Miko
Mother Nature invites you to sit back and enjoy the sights and sounds of springtime. …

Definitive Luxury and Leisure – The Quintess Collection puts extraordinary vacations within reach Definitive Luxury and Leisure – The Quintess Collection puts extraordinary vacations within reach

By Cheryl Alexander
Do you wish you could travel the world with ease? Do you have friends and family around the globe? Do you dream about staying in luxury homes in amazing destinations? Do you desire …

Fashion – Colors of Spring Fashion – Colors of Spring

HUNTER

This stylish Hunter Gabby Boot arrives just in time for April Showers.
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Discoveries Apr 2012 Discoveries Apr 2012

Deconstructed 19th C. English Wing Chair
Inspired by a mid-19th-century wing chair – liberated from its ancient red velvet upholstery and its frame elegantly exposed – the Van Thiel family set out to replicate its unadorned …

Move in Minutes: Smart Tips to Minimize Sitting

MD Anderson experts help adults reduce sedentary behavior
Sitting for extended periods can raise the chances of developing cancer even for people who exercise regularly, says recent research. In response to these findings, fitness experts at …

A Tisket, A Tasket A Cupcake Easter Basket A Tisket, A Tasket A Cupcake Easter Basket

Go beyond store-bought marshmallow chicks and chocolate rabbits this year. Perfect for some-bunny special – or as a dessert to brighten any holiday table – A Tisket, A Tasket, A Cupcake Easter Basket cupcakes prove …

Sweet Simplicity Sweet Simplicity

Make these tasty, colorful treats in the microwave
These Easter Egg Treats are a fun twist on marshmallow crispy bars — the kids can help shape the eggs and sprinkle them with pretty toppings. It will be a little messy, but what a fun memory to make together.

Conrad-Pyle Introduces Four New Roses in 2012 Conrad-Pyle Introduces Four New Roses in 2012

They may become the true “Stars” of your garden
Sunshine Daydream, the 2012 All-America Rose Selections winner, leads the way among four new offerings from The Conard-Pyle Company/Star® Roses this spring.
Yellow roses take center stage this …

High Point Furniture Market: A Designer’s Haven High Point Furniture Market: A Designer’s Haven

Tips for consumers on trends and those all-important finishing touches
By Sandra Meineke
For years the biannual High Point Furniture Market in High Point, North Carolina, has been populated primarily by furniture manufacturers and dealers with a …

Book Reviews April 2012 Book Reviews April 2012

FRESH AMERICAN SPACES
Interior designer Annie Selke’s new book, Fresh American Spaces, takes a modern look at five distinctly American decorating styles: Refined Romantic, Nuanced Neutral, Happy Preppy, Cultured Eclectic and Everyday Exuberance. Drawing on a …

The Advanced Oenophile – A helpful new guide for all wine aficionados The Advanced Oenophile – A helpful new guide for all wine aficionados

Denman Moody
Denman Moody, who has been tasting and writing about wine since the 1970s, shares his vast knowledge with readers hoping to take their wine knowledge to the next level in The Advanced Oenophile. Moody …

Kunde Estate Winery Wonderful wines and fabulous views Kunde Estate Winery Wonderful wines and fabulous views

By Denman Moody
In 1904, Louis Kunde acquired the historical Wildwood Vineyard about 15 miles north of Sonoma and shortly thereafter built a winery. His son Arthur took over at Louis’ death in 1922, and Arthur’s …

Toyota Prius C and Jaguar XF Toyota Prius C and Jaguar XF

The Toyota Prius C offers a much more engaging driving experience than any other Prius.

Settling behind the wheel of the Jaguar XF re-establishes in your mind what British automotive interior design is all about.

Tailored Warmth Tailored Warmth

On a corner lot, not far from the hustle and bustle of a busy retail and entertainment center, is a house that’s very comfortable in its skin. A lot of thought went into its design and purpose.

Happenings Mar 2012 Happenings Mar 2012

Fort Bend Empty Bowls
MAR 23
East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry will host the 3rd Annual Fort Bend Empty Bowls event on Friday, March 23, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Safari Texas Ranch. Guests will be served …

Sugar Land Parties and Galas, Kelly Buettner social column March 2012 Sugar Land Parties and Galas, Kelly Buettner social column March 2012

Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation Founder’s Ball • 2012 Superball XI • Fort Bend Chamber Of Commerce Chairman’s Gala • Fort Bend Chamber Of Commerce Young Professionals (CYP) • March Events

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students March 2012 Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students March 2012

GEORGE RANCH HS RECEIVES AWARD – The Touchdown Club of Houston awarded George Ranch High School a Special Achievement Award during its annual Sportsmanship Luncheon. Terry High School was third out of 14 finalists for …

Rick Brinneman and the Collection of a Lifetime Rick Brinneman and the Collection of a Lifetime

By Melanie Saxton
Photos by Visage Photography
Rick Brinneman has been a car nut since he was 6 years old. At 15 he bought his first car with his own money. By the time he graduated high …

Around The Bend March 2012 Around The Bend March 2012

ROSENBERG WELCOMES WIC. Fort Bend Family Health Center opened its Women, Infant and Children Program in Rosenberg. The health center hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony in conjunction with the Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance in  …