Christen Johnson’s ‘Scene in the Bend’ April 2011 Christen Johnson’s ‘Scene in the Bend’ April 2011

Fort Bend Road Trip • Girlfriend’s Giggle • Sugar Land Exchange Club Spaghetti Supper • Helping Hands Gala • Fort Bend Chamber Of Commerce ‘International Soiree’ • Scene In The Bend

The Secrets of Capitol Hill Dining The Secrets of Capitol Hill Dining

AUTHOR LINDA BAUER COMPILES RECIPES FROM PRESIDENTS AND CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATIVES
In classrooms across America, enthusiastic teachers try to make history come alive. Over Foreman grills and Bunsen burners they fry up an old favorite of George …

Around The Bend April 2011 Around The Bend April 2011

FORT BEND ABWA ANNOUNCES WOMAN OF THE YEAR. Missouri City resident Bee Franks Walker will represent the Fort Bend American Business Women’s Association as its 2011 Woman of the Year.
Bee, president-elect and program chair of the …

Fort Bend County Scope April 2011 Fort Bend County Scope April 2011

Sugar Land Again Named ADL Community of Respect
Three years after being named the nation’s first “Community of Respect,” the Anti-Defamation League again recognized Sugar Land for its ongoing commitment to foster an inclusive and respectful …

Business in Fort Bend April 2011 Business in Fort Bend April 2011

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Zulma De Leon was named the Fort Bend ISD Bilingual Teacher of the Year; Yamei Zhong, is the Fort Bend ISD English as a Second Language (ESL) Elementary Teacher of the Year; and Mary Annabella …

Spanish Texas Spanish Texas

Editor’s Note: With the State of Texas celebrating its 175th birthday this year, the Fort Bend County Museum Assocation’s Chris Godbold will be taking a look at Texas’ varied history throughout the year. Keep tuned. …

Sweet Simplicity Make these tasty, colorful treats in the microwave Sweet Simplicity Make these tasty, colorful treats in the microwave

As much fun as it is to make fancy treats, sometimes simple really is better. This Easter, keep things sweet and simple when it comes to making desserts.

These Easter Egg Treats are a fun twist …

The Stars Shine in Sienna Plantation The Stars Shine in Sienna Plantation

The ASID Show Home “Designing with the Stars” Debuts April 1
Take a rustic, Hill Country-themed million dollar home, add state-of-the-art technology, fine art and a renowned custom builder plus 20 professional interior designers, and what …

Delivering Nothing but Fun Delivering Nothing but Fun

Fort Bend Chamber 2011 Chairman’s Ball “International Soiree”
The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce and Safari Texas Ranch had a memorable event at the 2011 Annual Chairman’s Ball “International Soiree.” The event honored retired officers and …

Autism Program Funds in Danger Autism Program Funds in Danger

Texana Center urges state to continue current funding grants
Caloy is an adorable 5-year-old boy with a smile that could melt your heart. Caloy also has autism. Caloy’s mom, Bernadet Pizarro, is thankful for the enrichment …

Relay for Life Set for April 29 Relay for Life Set for April 29

Survivor Joann Heedles to chair Sugar Land event
On a typical sunny day in Houston, you may find Joanne Rein Heedles tending to her garden at her Sugar Land home, or spending time with her husband, …

2011 Spring Fashion – From Classic to Quirky, an exotic journey of color and style 2011 Spring Fashion – From Classic to Quirky, an exotic journey of color and style

An exotic journey of color and style
Citing exotic destinations like Africa, India, Peru and Turkey as inspiration, fashion designers present intriguing color combinations for spring that transport consumers to foreign lands.
“The colors designers …

Dakota Gold: Texas Superstar Weed-to-Riches Story Dakota Gold: Texas Superstar Weed-to-Riches Story

Dakota Gold helenium had a tough childhood. Cast into life as a common weed, it had to survive abusive Texas summers, frequent and brutal right-of-way mowings, trompings in over-grazed pastures and abandonment in empty lots.
Worse, …

Feet – Biological Masterpieces Feet – Biological Masterpieces

The human foot is a biological masterpiece. Its strong, flexible and functional design enables it to do its job well and without complaint — if you take care of it and don’t take it for …

Gather For Spring Apr 2011 Gather For Spring Apr 2011

TRACY PORTER

Art de vivre vintage cowboy boots are hand cut and hand made in 120-170 steps, vintage aged leather on the entire boot.

Discoveries Apr 2011 Discoveries Apr 2011

Funky Zebra Charger by Diane von Furstenberg
From the newly-launched Diane von Furstenberg Home Collection, this Funky Zebra Charger is part of the tabletop collection. It integrates effortlessly with other DVF home
elements and showcases the …

The Power To Heal The Power To Heal

Cancer remains a leading cause of death in the United States, killing more than a half-million Amer­icans annually.  Globally, about 13 percent of all deaths are due to cancer, according to the World Health Organization …

Cut Florals at Peak Season Now Cut Florals at Peak Season Now

Spring is the season for cut and fun, when an abundance of cut tulips, daffodils and hyacinths answers the siren call of spring. Spring bulb flowers are a top seasonal “best bet” at peak availability …

Flip Flop Your Living Areas Flip Flop Your Living Areas

While Houstonians are outside in the spring weather this month trying to salvage outdoor living areas after an unusually cold winter, more than 80,000 attendees and 2,000 exhibitors representing 106 countries will be indoors in …

Book Reviews Apr 2011 Book Reviews Apr 2011

GROW PLANTS IN POTS
Grow Plants in Pots is an essential guide to growing plants in small spaces —indoors or out. Packed with fascinating facts and practical tips, Grow Plants in Pots, provides expert cultivation advice …

Wild, Wonderful And Not Just For Winter Wild, Wonderful And Not Just For Winter

Banff and the Canadian Rockies offer spectacular summer adventures
Few hotels in the world can rival the majesty, hospitality and scenery of The Fairmont Banff Springs hotel, located in the heart of Banff National Park in …

Michael David Winery and the Emergence of Lodi Michael David Winery and the Emergence of Lodi

Phillips brothers work with local farmers starting wineries
Until recently, and even now, many enophiles think of Lodi, if at all, as the place where Sutter Home made its White Zinfandel and Robert Mondavi started its …

See the New Hyundai Elantra & The Kia Sorento See the New Hyundai Elantra & The Kia Sorento

HYUNDAI ELANTRA
I’ve always contended that it doesn’t take any more effort to make a good-looking car than a homely one. After all, it’s mostly a matter of stamping metal body panels and the giant presses …