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

GIRL SCOUTS OF RAINBOW STARS SERVICE UNIT ATTENDS NATIONAL CONVENTION – Rainbow Stars Service Unit played a vital part in the 2011 National Council Session/52nd Convention. With 100 years to celebrate and a new century …

Missouri City Teen Awarded Texas Wildlife Youth Volunteer of the Year Missouri City Teen Awarded Texas Wildlife Youth Volunteer of the Year

Hunter Farber is a hunter who likes the
quiet of the country
By Cindy Ziervogel
Hunter Farber’s patience is as evident in conversation as it is in his experience with the Texas Youth Hunting Program (TYHP).Hunter is 13 …

Around The Bend January 2012 Around The Bend January 2012

SEVEN COUPLES CELEBRATE  WEDDING ANNIVERSARIES. Seven couples — Jessie and Stanley Reid, Jannifer and Cleveland Woodson, Brenda and Roland Powell, Anita and Bill Cheatham, Mable and Mose Austin, Bessye and Franklin Clark and Sonja and …

A Real Life ‘Out of Africa’ A Real Life ‘Out of Africa’

Houstonian Andy Biggs shoots wildlife with his camera and shares his passion for Africa
By Melanie Saxton
Imagine visiting the remote parts of Africa and getting within feet of wild lions and elephants. For some, such an experience occurs …

Business in Fort Bend January 2012 Business in Fort Bend January 2012

Stacey Crews was named director of communications for Fort Bend ISD. She has more than 15 years of experience in public relations and corporate communications, as well as five years of experience in Fort Bend …

Oil! Oil!

By Chris Godbold
The first engines that drove the Fort Bend County machine were agricultural. Cotton and sugar plantations sprang up and ranch pastures became dotted with livestock. And so it remained for about the first …

Snacking Constitutes 25 Percent of Calories Consumed in U.S. Snacking Constitutes 25 Percent of Calories Consumed in U.S.

Beverage consumption jumps 90 percent
 
Snacking, especially beverage consumption outside of a regular meal, continues to increase among Amer­icans, accounting for more than 25 percent of calorie intake each day, according to research by the Institute …

Antiques Appraiser Offers Priceless Advice Antiques Appraiser Offers Priceless Advice

Dr. Lori to entertain at Sugar Land Home & Garden Show Jan. 21-22
By Jennifer Miko
Renowned art and antiques appraiser Dr. Lori brings her exciting program to the Sugar Land Home and Garden Show this month. …

Holiday Fat? Here’s How to Fight It Holiday Fat? Here’s How to Fight It

Throw the diet out the door
By Sandra Meineke
It’s that time again. Time for New Year’s resolutions and holiday regret. The two go hand-in-hand. You ate too much. Again. You do it every year. Just …

The Eyes Have It! The Eyes Have It!

Take years off your appearance with cosmetic eyelid surgery
By Judy Latta
Your eyes are probably your most prominent facial feature. They communicate to others — sometimes incorrectly — information about you, your mood and your feelings. …

GIFTS OF Love GIFTS OF Love

The Perfect Venue For Your Special Event
POST OAK GRILL SUGAR LAND
Turn your special occasion into memorable times. For a romantic Valentine’s Day dining experience infused with international flair and uptown elegance, make reservations at Post …

Fashion January 2012 Fashion January 2012

Must have season essentials!

Discoveries Jan 2012 Discoveries Jan 2012

Francesca And Juliet Headboards, From Z Gallerie
Fresh and sophisticated, this elegant and simple Julia headboard will complement any bedroom. The upholstery fabric is 100% cotton printed in the USA with onyx and lilac accent …

Organize Your Oasis Organize Your Oasis

De-cluttering at home may be easier than you think

By Cheryl Alexander
Many New Year’s resolutions include the intent to get organized on some level, and since your home is your oasis, shouldn’t a decision to enhance …

Stop Throwing Money Out The Window Stop Throwing Money Out The Window

 
Save on utility costs and increase the value of your home
By Angela C. Crissman
One of the smartest and most cost-effective ways to save on your monthly electric bill is to replace the windows on your …

Go Bananas Diet Catching On Go Bananas Diet Catching On

Two years ago, Japanese supermarkets couldn’t keep bananas on the shelves after a man revealed the secret of his weight-loss success on a leading social network. Now a healthier version of his diet is catching …

Five Ways to Create a Happier Home Five Ways to Create a Happier Home

Welcome guests, family and friends with these easy tips
From the legendary June Cleaver of Leave it to Beaver and Bree Hodge of Desperate Housewives to stay-at-home dad Cameron from Modern Family, they all seem to know …

Kick Off Your Super Bowl Party Right Kick Off Your Super Bowl Party Right

Sideline game day stress with these tips
Classic commercials, historic plays and close company are all quintessential elements to the perfect game-day get-together. The biggest obstacle for many Super Bowl shindigs is how to best tackle the …

Book Reviews Jan 2012 Book Reviews Jan 2012

JUNIOR’S DESSERT COOKBOOK
Junior’s Dessert Cookbook: Over 75 Recipes for Cheesecakes, Pies, Cookies, Cakes and More features 75 delicious and easy-to-follow recipes for desserts that have made Junior’s a legendary restaurant in New York.
In Junior’s Dessert …

Click Your Way To Cabo Click Your Way To Cabo

Cabo San Lucas Villas and AllAboutCabo.com
take the mystery out of Mexico

By Elizabeth Anthony
If a trip to Cabo San Lucas is in your future, your first stop should be the online travel magazine, www.allaboutcabo.com. Just like …

Tithe Wines Tithe Wines

 Turning wine into water!
By Denman Moody
denmanswineblog.com
Steve and Allison Triarsi Lewis are two well-known and well-respected Houstonians: she as an anchor and reporter at CBS News Houston, and he as a money manager for an …

SCION IQ & Mercedes C250 Coupe SCION IQ & Mercedes C250 Coupe

The SCION IQ as an expression of the New Urbanism.

Though smaller and less expensive, the C Coupe still has Mercedes presence and its rock solid feel.

It’s A CASA Kind of Christmas It’s A CASA Kind of Christmas

The happiness of the holidays was evident everywhere as almost every room of the home was transformed into a Christmas wonderland, each displaying a distinctive theme that transformed the ordinary to the extraordinary with holiday magic, leaving guests inspired with the wonder of the season.