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An Extraordinary Urban Estate

| February 1, 2018
An Extraordinary Urban Estate

Rich textures, color, light, and blended styles tell this home’s story

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Born an Artist

| February 1, 2018
Born an Artist

Houstonian Cindi Rose is on the cutting edge of silhouette artistry Text and photos by Mara Soloway You’re either born an artist or not.” Renowned silhouette artist and native Houstonian Cindi Harwood Rose knew that she was at a very young age. “Around age 2, I picked up a pair of rounded scissors and etched […]

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Happenings February 2018

| February 1, 2018
Happenings February 2018

Fort Bend Cares 13th Annual Road Trip Through The Decades, Feb. 3 Fort Bend Cares’ 13th Annual Road Trip fundraiser is set for Saturday, Feb. 3 at 6:30 p.m. Money raised from this fun “Road Trip Through the Decades” will support nonprofit organizations that improve the lives of disadvantaged children in Fort Bend County. Join […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Jacklyn & Tyler

| February 1, 2018
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Jacklyn & Tyler

Text by Melanie Saxton  Photos by Alicia Pyne of Mustard Seed Photography Jacklyn Wilken and Tyler Hendrickson met as college freshmen and became friends in a Petroleum Engineering 101 class. By the second semester they were dating, and after seven years of togetherness, they celebrated a stunning wedding and reception at Chandelier Grove in Tomball […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now –
February 2018

| February 1, 2018
Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – </br> February 2018</br>

Konstantino – The Faceted Doublet Wire Earrings in intricately carved sterling silver and 18-karat yellow gold floral detailing.  neimanmarcus.com Cape Coat – MSGM cape coat in brown cotton and wool blend. farfetch.com Dolce & Gabbana – Short-sleeve cherub-embroidered sweater.  neimanmarcus.com Reem Acra – ruffled silk-organza, crepe de chine and lamé mini dress.  net-a-porter.com Dorateymur – Nizip […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Trends in Wine Glass Collecting

| February 1, 2018
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Trends in Wine Glass Collecting

Dr. Lori Verderame is an antiques appraiser, internationally syndicated columnist and author, and award-winning TV personality who stars on History’s The Curse of Oak Island and Discovery’s Auction Kings. With a Ph.D. from Penn State University and experience appraising 20,000 antiques every year, Dr. Lori presents antique appraisal events to worldwide audiences. call 888-431-1010 or […]

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Around Katy February 2018

| February 1, 2018
Around Katy February 2018

LAMAR CISD DEDICATES LINDSEY ELEMENTARY Lamar CISD dedicated its 24th elementary school on Dec. 6 in honor of a woman who dedicated her life to public service. Kathleen Joerger Lindsey Elementary is Lamar CISD’s first school with a Katy address and is located in the Firethorne West subdivision. Kathleen Joerger Lindsey was valedictorian of the Class […]

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Katy Business February 2018

| February 1, 2018
Katy Business February 2018

TEXAS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL WEST CAMPUS NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED BY THE LEAPFROG GROUP Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus was named one of the 10 top children’s hospitals in the nation by The Leapfrog Group, an independent hospital watchdog organization. The award recognizes achievements in patient safety and quality, and this is the fourth time Texas Children’s Hospital […]

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Historically Katy
Katy Rotary Club

| February 1, 2018
Historically Katy </br>Katy Rotary Club

Katy has a number of service organizations. One of the oldest is the Katy Rotary Club. The Rotary Club was founded in Chicago in February, 1905. In February 1946, the Katy Rotary Club was organized with about 40 members. Rotary is an organization of business and professional persons and for almost 70 years the Katy […]

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Treating Obesity as a Disease

| February 1, 2018
Treating Obesity as a Disease

A roadmap to losing weight and keeping it off According to guidelines released by the American Heart As­sociation, American College of Cardiology and The Obesity Society, doctors should consider obesity a disease and more actively treat obese patients for weight loss. The guidelines, issued in November 2013, reflect the latest information that scientists have about […]

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Periodontal Disease

| February 1, 2018
Periodontal Disease

Steps to prevent it from forming and progressing Periodontal plastic surgery is de­signed to restore form and function to the gum tissue, periodontal ligament, and the bone that supports your teeth or an individual tooth. The real long-term goal of any periodontal surgery is to increase the life expectancy of the teeth and their usefulness; […]

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Discoveries 2018

| February 1, 2018
Discoveries 2018

Brass Ram: This decorative accessory has a rustic appearance and fits most any décor.

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Inventive and Imaginative, Ultra Violet Lights our Color Path

| February 1, 2018
Inventive and Imaginative, Ultra Violet Lights our Color Path

Ultra Violet 18-3838 is the Pantone® Color of the Year 2018 Pantone has made its yearly pronouncement: the dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade, Pantone 18-3838 Ultra Violet, is the Color of the Year 2018. According to this color standardization company, Ultra Violet communicates originality, ingenuity and visionary thinking that points us toward the future. […]

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Get the Look of Reclaimed Wood Flooring

| February 1, 2018
Get the Look of Reclaimed Wood Flooring

Real and fabricated materials can give your home this vintage look Watch any remodeling program on the home improvement networks and you’ll see flooring with a lived-in look being placed in new and remodeled homes. Everything old is new again. Whether you call it distressed or reclaimed, the look of this flooring evokes rustic farmhomes […]

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Warm Up With Comfort Foods

| February 1, 2018
Warm Up With Comfort Foods

COZY UP TO COMFORT FOODS Creating a comfort food masterpiece like Roasted Sonoma Chicken with Wild Rice and Carrot Butter is a no-brainer when hunger hits along with chilly winter air. The dish’s warm, captivating spices will help you forget about the frosty climate around you. But to truly keep winter winds at bay, try […]

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Katy ISD Franz Elementary Celebrates New SPARK Park

| February 1, 2018
Katy ISD Franz Elementary Celebrates New SPARK Park

Amenity Also Available To Public Waving “Thank You” signs and singing along to a melodious gratitude song, the Franz Elementary (FES) Choir officially dedicated their new SPARK Park, which is now available for public use during non-school hours and on weekends. This park is a collaborative effort between Katy ISD, FES parents, students, staff, the […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, February 2018

| February 1, 2018
Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, February 2018

NCL STAR CHAPTER TO HONOR 25 SENIORS National Charity League, Inc., Star Chapter (NCL, Inc.) will honor the Senior Class of 2018 at the Chapter’s annual Senior Recognition Ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 18 at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square at 6:30 p.m. The evening includes recognition of each of these 25 graduating seniors for […]

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Wine: New Year, New Shopping List

| February 1, 2018
Wine:  New Year, New Shopping List

Great values in all price ranges Here are some great values in their respective price ranges to search out and purchase in 2018! Rosé and Sparkling Wines Jaume Serra Cristalino Brut Cava (Spain) non-vintage — Surprisingly delightful! $9 Bervini 1955 Vino Spumanti Rosé Extra Dry non-vintage (Italy) — Perfect with honey goat cheese. $16 William […]

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Book Reviews February 2018

| February 1, 2018
Book Reviews February 2018

Texas Modern Texas Modern gives readers an up-close look into the Lone Star State’s innovative contemporary architecture and design scenes by showcasing a stunning range of modern homes. Set out with beautiful full-color photography and laden with intricate plans and drawings, this book delves into the finer details of trending architectural styles. Get a peek […]

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Buick LaCrosse and Ford EcoSport

| February 1, 2018
Buick LaCrosse and Ford EcoSport

By Kelly Foss mycardata.com Buick LaCrosse | STARTING PRICE: $29,595 The LaCrosse is a midsize luxury sedan made by General Motors’ Buick brand. The vehicle is upscale, quiet and smooth, possessing many advanced technologies. The 2018 models showcase several significant changes. Think of the LaCrosse as fitting between a Toyota Avalon and a Lexus ES350. […]

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