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Southern Charm

| August 1, 2017
Southern Charm

Despite what images the term might conjure, “Southern” features more than one style of architecture. Some styles are grand; others are more modest. But Southern homes typically have certain commonalities.




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2017 Fort Bend County Fair Entertainment Lineup

| August 1, 2017
2017 Fort Bend County Fair Entertainment Lineup

There’s Something For Everyone In Concerts Sept. 29-Oct. 8 A Grammy winner, a Texas Music pioneer, and an alumnus of The Voice are a few of the credentials of artists who will be performing at the 2017 Fort Bend County Fair. The entertainment lineup has been officially revealed, and 14 singers representing Texas Music, Traditional […]

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Impacting Their Community, Living Their Faith

| August 1, 2017
Impacting Their Community,  Living Their Faith

Ken And Tracy Janda’s Efforts Make Life Better In Katy And Beyond By Mara Soloway Ken and Tracy Janda have known each other since their childhoods in the small town of Bellville. Life there grounded them in their faith and their love for each other, and instilled in each a penchant for community service. After […]

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Promoting the Katy Prairie Conservancy

| August 1, 2017
Promoting the Katy Prairie Conservancy

Elisa Donovan And Ali Dodson Share A Mission To Protect Our Coastal Prairie Ecosystem The Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) has announced the recent hiring of Elisa Donovan as assistant director and general counsel, joining advancement director Ali Dodson, who came to the nonprofit in late 2016. Both women share an environmental vision for the Katy […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Katherine and Doug

| August 1, 2017
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Katherine and Doug

Katherine Mizell and Doug Jackson met through mutual friends while he attended Louisiana State University and she attended the University of Texas.




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Katy Happenings August 2017

| August 1, 2017
Katy Happenings August 2017

43RD ANNUAL HOUSTON GLASS CLUBVINTAGE GLASS & ANTIQUE SHOW AND SALE, AUG. 18-20 The Houston Glass Club has announced its 43rd Annual Vintage Glass and Antique Show and Sale. The show begins on Friday, Aug. 18, from 2-7 p.m., and two full days of shopping on Saturday, Aug. 19, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday, […]

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Socially Speaking – Michelle Anderson August 2017

| August 1, 2017
Socially Speaking – Michelle Anderson August 2017

–God Bless The U.S.A —Independence Day In Katy/Fulshear
–Homecoming For A Hero
–Final Phase Groundbreaking For La Centerra!
–Fulshear Police Foundation Gumbo Cookoff
–1st Street 5K Beer Run




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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now –
August 2017

| August 1, 2017
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now – <br>August 2017

DOLCE & GABBANA- Printed Mini Dauphine Leather Sicily bag in Mambo print.

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10 Steps to Easy-Care Beds
and Borders

| August 1, 2017
10 Steps to Easy-Care Beds <br>and Borders

Eco-friendly plants save gardening effort Garden beds and borders, artfully filled with a colorful tapestry of flowers and foliage, are very much back in vogue. But unlike the traditional perennial beds and borders, which were labor intensive and peaked mainly in spring, today’s garden plots are filled with eco-friendly plants designed to perform better, require […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Starting Your Collection

| August 1, 2017
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Starting Your Collection

When embarking on a new phase of life, such as getting married, completing a degree, or moving to a new home, many people chronicle the experience with the purchase of an object.




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Katy Business August 2017

| August 1, 2017
Katy Business August 2017

CANE ISLAND LAUDED AS ONE OF NATION’S BEST FOR RETIREES The master-planned community of Cane Island, where active retirees enjoy culinary classes to wine and book clubs, has been recognized by Where to Retire Magazine as one of the 50 Best Master-Planned Communities in the United States. Cane Island’s selection follows a nine-month process when […]

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Dental Implants

| August 1, 2017
Dental Implants

The Next Best Thing To Natural Teeth By Judy Latta A strong, healthy smile can do wonders for your confidence and is critical to your overall health and well-being. Unhealthy and missing teeth can interfere with eating, smiling, and speaking and can lead to embarrassment and low self-esteem as well as more serious problems such […]

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Historically Katy
Texas Western Narrow Gauge Railroad

| August 1, 2017
Historically Katy </br> Texas Western Narrow Gauge Railroad

A Railroad Ran Through It The Texas Western Narrow Gauge Railroad installed tracks from Houston to Sealy in 1873. It was the first train to operate in this area and the tracks went right over land that is now someone’s yard. From its Houston depot, it stopped at a few stations before it got to […]

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Study Shows Intestinal Bacteria May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

| August 1, 2017
Study Shows Intestinal Bacteria May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

The Production Of The Metabolite Indolepropionic Acid Is Boosted By A Fiber-Rich Diet A high concentration of indolepropionic acid in the blood serum protects against type 2 diabetes, shows a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. Indolepropionic acid is a metabolite produced by intestinal bacteria, and its production is boosted by a fiber-rich […]

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Discoveries August 2017

| August 1, 2017
Discoveries August 2017

MASON JAR WITH FIREFLIES: Vintage-style neon, handmade in Texas. 5’ tall with animated neon fireflies.

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Book Reviews August 2017

| August 1, 2017
Book Reviews August 2017

MILLER’S ANTIQUES HANDBOOK & PRICE GUIDE Miller’s Antiques Handbook & Price Guide remains the essential and trusted guide to the antiques market. It has earned the reputation of being the book no dealer, collector or auctioneer should be without. Compiled by Judith Miller, world-renowned antiques expert and co-founder of the book, its comprehensive sections cover […]

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Outstanding Bath Designers Show off Their Talents

| August 1, 2017
Outstanding Bath Designers Show off Their Talents

Winning Baths And Powder Rooms Make A Splash At NKBA The winners of this year’s National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) design competition demonstrated a flow of imaginative design solutions. Seven individuals were honored across the powder room and bath categories in the 2017 NKBA Design Competitions. Entries were judged based on the core areas […]

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Beaulieu Vineyard Rarity Napa Valley 2013 — An Other-Worldly Wine

| August 1, 2017
Beaulieu Vineyard Rarity Napa Valley 2013 —  An Other-Worldly Wine

Rarity is the name of a wine only released four times by B.V. since the original owner Georges de Latour bought his first vineyard in Napa Valley in 1900. The vintage of 2013 was perhaps the greatest in the history of Napa Valley. The winemaker, Jeffrey Stambor, along with the most famous consulting winemaker in […]

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Lincoln Continental and Toyota Rav4

| August 1, 2017
Lincoln Continental and Toyota Rav4

Lincoln Continental | Starting price: $45,600 By Kelly Foss mycardata.com Lincoln, the luxury brand of Ford Motor Company, has a long history in the automotive world. The Continental is the signature model, the heritage life blood of the line. It has been through many iterations over the decades but now, in its latest form, the […]

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