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The Element of Surprise

| September 1, 2017
The Element of Surprise

French Country Meets Modern Refinements
It’s a beauty, this house, with its stone French Country exterior and board and batten shutters. Major curb appeal. But step inside and you’re in for something a bit different, a visual feast of modern refinement.




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JR Custom – helping victims of natural disasters

| September 1, 2017
JR Custom – helping victims of natural disasters

JR Custom is unfortunately greatly experienced in helping victims of natural disasters. In 2008, we were integral in the rebuilding of many homes and businesses in South Texas following Ike’s devastation. We like to believe that we were more integral in rebuilding lives and felt truly fortunate to help those in need. With over 21 […]

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Set Your Sights High

| September 1, 2017
Set Your Sights High

Exploring Space With The Out-Of-This-World Fort Bend Astronomy Club By Judy Latta Are you enthralled by the twinkling lights of celestial stars, the challenge of locating elusive planets and constellations in a speckled sea of darkness, and the mystical glow of a full moon? If so, you may want to check out the Fort Bend […]

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Fabulous Fall Getaway

| September 1, 2017
Fabulous Fall Getaway

Sun-Drenched Southern California Climate Text by Noelle Valentine | Photography courtesy of Pelican Hill When September rolls around, Houstonians are ready to feel the chill of the fall’s first cool front. Summer is over; the kids are back in school; and we can begin to plan our next getaway. One place that always brings the […]

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Katy Happenings September 2017

| September 1, 2017
Katy Happenings September 2017

ANNUAL MISSOURI CITY POLICE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION INVITATIONAL GOLF SCRAMBLE, SEPT. 8 The annual Missouri City Police Officers Association Police Invitational Golf Scramble will be held on Friday, Sept. 8, at the Quail Valley Golf Club. The tournament will recognize past and present First Responders for their service to the community. The tournament will include the […]

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Socially Speaking – Michelle Anderson September 2017

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

-Birthday Celebration For Community Leader
-Ballard House Burger Bash
-Arc Of Katy Inaugural Top Golf Tourney




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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Natasha and James

| September 1, 2017
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Natasha and James

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Weva Photography Houstonian Natasha Dara met En­glish­­man James Langridge overseas in 2010. The couple fell in love, and after four-and-a-half years of courtship exchanged vows in a dream wedding on July 25, 2015 amidst family and friends from all over the world. They were married at the Little Flower […]

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Make Pool Maintenance a Pleasant Experience

| September 1, 2017
Make Pool Maintenance a Pleasant Experience

These Tips From The Pros Can Help You Keep Your Pool Sparkling By Merry Wise Pool season is here! The weather is warm, and it’s time to enjoy the pool once again. Use these useful professional tips to take the struggle out of pool maintenance and make it the fun experience it is meant to […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now –
September 2017

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

  GOLD CONNECTION JEWELERS Let Gold Connection create a unique design with your fingerprint! Wear a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry as individual as you are. This is a unique way to say “I Love You” by wearing your loved one’s fingerprint — your child, mother, wife, etc., and their birthstone can be added if desired. […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Starting Your Collection

| September 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 September 2017

| September 1, 2017
Katy Business September 2017

HOUSTON METHODIST WEST HOSPITAL EARNS STROKE GOLD PLUS AWARD FROM AHA/ASA Houston Methodist West Hospital received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guide­lines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based […]

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Historically Katy
Back to School

| September 1, 2017
Historically Katy </br> Back to School

The earliest Katy settlers knew a good education was important. Long before there was a Katy Independent School District families worked together to build one-room school houses, hire and board teachers and insure their children attended classes. The schools were hot in the summer and cold in the winter but were close to the homes […]

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Say Cheese!

| September 1, 2017
Say Cheese!

Whiter Teeth Will Make You Smile By Judy Latta A bright, white, picture-perfect smile can do wonders for your appearance, self-esteem and confidence. According to a survey by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), almost all adults believe an attractive smile is an important social asset. When asked what they would most like to […]

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Stop Feeding Your Kids “Kid Food”

| September 1, 2017
Stop Feeding Your Kids “Kid Food”

Doctor Yum Dishes Up Important Reasons To Skip The Typical Kid-Related Food And Opt For More Nutritious Options By Dr. Nimali Fernando and Heidi DiEugenio According to the National Institutes of Health, on any given day one-third of children and 41 percent of teens eat from a fast-food restaurant. They also report that the restaurant […]

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Mango Consumption Has Positive Impact on Inflammatory Bowel Disease

| September 1, 2017
Mango Consumption Has Positive Impact on Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Texas A&M Clinical Trial Showed Reduced Symptoms Of Ulcerative Colitis In Study Participants Initial results of a study by researchers in the department of nutrition and food science at Texas A&M University in College Station show mango consumption has a positive impact on people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Dr. Susanne Talcott, Texas A&M AgriLife Research […]

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Around Katy September 2017

| September 1, 2017
Around Katy September 2017

MEMORIAL HERMANN KATY HOSPITAL SHOWS SUPPORT FOR STUDENT ARTWORK Patients, visitors, and staff at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital can now enjoy artwork by some of the area’s top student artists. Ten pieces of artwork provided by Katy Independent School District (KISD) students are now on display along the second floor of the hospital. “Memorial Hermann […]

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Harvesting, Storing and Preserving Herbs from the Garden

| September 1, 2017
Harvesting, Storing and Preserving Herbs from the Garden

Flavor For Now And Later Is Easier Than You Think By Melinda Myers Enjoy herbs all year round. Harvest herbs now for garden-fresh meals and then preserve a few for winter. Snip a few leaves or leaf-covered stems as needed. For the same intensity of flavor, you generally need two to three times more fresh […]

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Discoveries September 2017

| September 1, 2017
Discoveries September 2017

TODD SANDERS Art: Todd Sanders’ neon art evokes a time when America fell in love with motion. roadhouserelics.com

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Book Reviews September 2017

| September 1, 2017
Book Reviews September 2017

THE GRUMPY GARDENER Gardeners from across the country have turned to Southern Living Senior Garden Editor Steven Bender, “The Grumpy Gardener,” for his keen knowledge and gardening know-how with equal doses sarcasm and sidesplitting humor for nearly 35 years. Finally, his collected wit and wisdom can be found in The Grumpy Gardener: An A to […]

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Walls That Talk

| September 1, 2017
Walls That Talk

Tile Statements That Say Everything About Your Style By Cheryl Alexander Choosing the right wall tiles for your home just got easier and a lot more fun. Though the choices are plenty, don’t be overwhelmed. Quit wondering whether to play it safe or take a risk in your design. Let 2017 be the year that […]

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Exploring a Culinary Classic

| September 1, 2017
Exploring a Culinary Classic

ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES WITH POTATOES Delicious and nutritious, it’s no wonder potatoes are a menu staple for many. Everyone craves meal variety, and potatoes offer a perfect canvas to inspire new flavor exploration so you can enjoy something different every day. From russets, reds, yellows, whites and purples to petites, fingerlings and more, there are multiple […]

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Grow a Bigger Garden in a Smaller Space

| September 1, 2017
Grow a Bigger Garden in a Smaller Space

Space-Saving Ideas For Increased Productivity By Melinda Myers Whether in the ground or on a balcony or deck, there’s always room to grow your own garden-fresh produce and beautiful flowers. Space- saving gardening techniques and products can help you increase productivity in any available space. Consider elevated gardens and planter carts that not only save […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, September 2017

| September 1, 2017
Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, September 2017

Read about the achievements of area schools and students.




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Katy Students Take Awards at Houston World Series Dog Show Art Competition

| September 1, 2017
Katy Students Take Awards at Houston World Series Dog Show Art Competition

Close to 5,000 Katy ISD seniors walked across the stage at the Leonard E. Merrell Center during this year’s graduation ceremony. Katy ISD congratulates all graduates and wishes them the best of luck in their future endeavors.




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Great Values from Washington State and More

| September 1, 2017
Great Values from Washington State and More

FROM CHAMPAGNE TO REDS AND ROSÉS Whereas Oregon is producing winning Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir, Washington State is producing equally great Riesling, Syrah, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon! The following are the best values from tasting through about 50 Washington State wines over the last several months: Charles Smith The Velvet Devil Merlot 2014 […]

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