An Arts and Crafts Dream Come True An Arts and Crafts Dream Come True

Classic design inspired this habitat

Text by Cheryl Alexander | Photography by Felix Sanchez

When Jim and Cynthia Winton decided to build their dream home, they were enjoying life in the city from a garden home in Memorial Heights. It was large enough and convenient to everything they desired, so their impetus for change was not because they needed more space for kids or because they wanted a change of scenery. Quite the opposite, in fact.

Happenings Nov 2011 Happenings Nov 2011

Fall in to FREE Fun at the Upcoming Scarecrow Festival
Fulshear, TX — How often do you see the friendly face of a towering 8 ft. scarecrow juggling and interacting with people of all ages? The …

Kelly Buettner’s ‘Scene in the Bend’ Nov: 2011 Kelly Buettner’s ‘Scene in the Bend’  Nov: 2011

Farmer’s Market At Imperial Opening Day • Groovy Party M*A*S*H Style! • Catwalk On City Walk Fashion Show • Birthday Celebration For Dr. Shannon Orsak • Scene Around The Bend • Upcoming Events

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students : November 2011 Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, Sports, and Students : November 2011

PATRIOT DAY HONORS LIVES LOST ON SEPT. 11 – Eighth-grade social studies classes at Bowie Middle School created a Memory Hall to honor the 3,000-plus victims of the Sept. 11 attacks. The exhibit included posters …

Sugar Land Auditorium Opens for Business Sugar Land Auditorium Opens for Business

The Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation believed: “If we rebuild it, they will come”
By Cindy Ziervogel  |  Photos by Kenzie delaTorre
In movie land, Kevin Costner once played an Iowa farmer who heard a hidden …

Petite Sugar Land Singer Has a Big Voice and Even Bigger Aspirations Petite Sugar Land Singer Has a Big Voice and Even Bigger Aspirations

Reagan Johnson looks ahead to a musical career

By Cindy Ziervogel
Reagan Johnson, who just moved back to Sugar Land from a three-year family stay in Dubai, is a study in contrasts. Everything about the talented …

Around The Bend November 2011 Around The Bend November 2011

EXCHANGE CLUB OF FORT BEND PRESENTS YOUNG CITIZEN AWARDS. The Exchange Club of Fort Bend presented the Young Citizenship Award to the three students at the club’s weekly meeting  on Sept. 14. Award recipients for …

Business in Fort Bend November 2011 Business in Fort Bend November 2011

Ann Kingrey, RN, BSN, IBCLC, received the Excellence in Nursing Gold Medal in the Small Hospital category from the Good Samaritan Foundation of Texas.
The Good Samaritan Foundation of Texas Inc. created the Excellence in Nursing …

The Cole Theater The Cole Theater

Rosenberg was founded in 1883 at the junction of the Buffalo Bayou, Brazos and Colorado Railroad and the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railroad. By 1919, the town had a bustling commercial center clustered around …

Texas Children’s Cancer Center Celebration of Champions Luncheon Raises Funds for Research Texas Children’s Cancer Center Celebration of Champions Luncheon Raises Funds for Research

 
Sugar Land pediatric cancer survivor walks the runway
Texas Children’s Cancer Center, along with Sidney Faust, Judi McGee and Scott Basinger, hosted the 2011 Texas Children’s Cancer Center Celebration of Champions annual luncheon presented by …

November Events Honor Local American Heroes November Events Honor Local American Heroes

Nov. 11 gala features Todd Staples as keynote speaker
Two commemoration events for Veterans and first responders will take place during the month of November — a Tribute/celebration and a fundraising gala. The purpose of …

The Political Imperative: An Assignment From God The Political Imperative: An Assignment From God

Norm Mason’s book discusses biblical role of Christians in political process
Do Christians have a special responsibility in the political process that is distinctive to their Christian faith? Are Christians doing all they need to …

Frank and Judy Bielec: TLC, Mosey ‘n Me, and a New Decade Frank and Judy Bielec: TLC, Mosey ‘n Me, and a New Decade

A chat with one of the most creative couples around — in Katy or the country
By Melanie Saxton
The Bielecs met with Lifestyles and Homes for a rare catch-up interview at a favorite haunt. “I …

NASCAR Born and Raised – Kristen and Kendall Bumbera NASCAR Born and Raised – Kristen and Kendall Bumbera

Two local racing prodigies carve out careers in a male-dominated sport
By Melanie Saxton
One of Kristin Bumbera’s earliest memories is of racing Go Karts in Waller at the age of eight against the likes of AJ …

Urinary Tract Infection Urinary Tract Infection

Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention
By Judy Latta
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the second most common infection of the body. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) estimates that UTIs account for …

HOLIDAY DINING HOLIDAY DINING

Superb Fresh Italian Cooking
CORELLI’S ITALIAN CAFE
“Fort Bend’s Best Value” is what Corelli’s Italian Cafe is known for in the Sugar Land area. Just ask any local where to find superb fresh Italian cooking and …

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2011 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2011

No Scrooge Here!
GOLD CONNECTION JEWELERS
You can relax and quit worrying. Find just the right holiday gift for that special someone nearby at Gold Connection Jewelers. The extensive inventory includes a wide variety of jewelry …

Fashion: Season Essentials Nov 2011 Fashion: Season Essentials Nov 2011

ARUNA SETH SNAKE SKIN

The Samantha beautiful peep-toes are amazingly versatile and match-up with everything.

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Discoveries Nov 2011 Discoveries Nov 2011

French Tower Clock from Restoration Hardware
In the French village of Bray-Sur-Seine, time seems to stand still. Fittingly, the original of this clock face hails from there, where it marked the hours beneath the spire of …

Fabulous Designs Are Underfoot Fabulous Designs Are Underfoot

Exciting options for fashionable flooring
Are you choosing floor décor for a new house or renovating an existing one? As you figure out what you want underfoot, trying to decide among today’s vast array of …

Fall Planting for Fall Blooms Fall Planting for Fall Blooms

Three species that offer instant gratification
Planting bulbs in fall is usually about anticipation of spring blooms. But there are a few fall-planted bulbs that actually offer near instant gratification. The Big Three are Colchicum, …

Italian Herbed Crown Roast of Port with Italian Sausage and Parmesan Dressing Italian Herbed Crown Roast of Port with Italian Sausage and Parmesan Dressing

Prep time: 50 minutes • Cook time: About 2 3⁄4 hours • Yield: 16 servings
According to the National Pork Board’s second annual “Holiday Table Trends” survey, eight out of ten Americans want to incorporate global …

Kitchens to Build a Dream On Kitchens to Build a Dream On

2011 NKBA WINNERS PROVE DESIGN DREAMS ARE POSSIBLE
A200-year-old home with a prize-winning kitchen? Sounds like an oxymoron, right? But, thanks to the skills of a talented designer, it’s a reality. Chris Novak Berry’s rustic-to-refined design …