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A Vision in White

| April 1, 2017
A Vision in White

Clean Lines And Open Spaces Make This Home Shine Octavio Orozco figures if he can visualize how an ad campaign is going to turn out, he can visualize the end design of a house. “I’m surrounded by creativity all day in my work,” says the Hispanic marketing agency co-founder who eats up design the way […]

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The Evolving Work of Katy Artist Mike Peyton:

| April 1, 2017
The Evolving Work of Katy Artist Mike Peyton:

Philosopher, Re-Inventor, Destroyer Of Sharpies Interview by Mara Soloway Mike Peyton’s drive to create has been getting more and more intense of late, like a disturbance in his force moving him forward. Known since 2005 for his decorated snake gourd sculptures and wooden creations, for the last few years Peyton, 53, has also been in […]

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Craig Biggio

| April 1, 2017
Craig Biggio

Houston’s Adopted Son Still Giving Back To The City With Coaching, Community Service And A Cool New Restaurant By Judy Latta Craig Alan Biggio may have been born and raised on Long Island, New York, but Houston has been his home since being drafted by the Astros in 1987. One of only a few players […]

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Flight in April ‘Houston’s Largest Home Tour’ Takes

| April 1, 2017
Flight in April ‘Houston’s Largest Home Tour’ Takes

Well-Appointed Homes, Jam-Packed Events And A Bounty Of Butterflies Mark The Event Houston’s Largest Home Tour is taking flight, promising an April filled with well-appointed homes, jam-packed events and a bounty of butterflies. Hundreds of homes — including more than 150 models — will be open daily in Johnson Development’s 14 master-planned communities throughout Houston. […]

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Hibiscus Season is Here

| April 1, 2017
Hibiscus Season is Here

Lone Star Chapter Of The American Hibiscus Society To Hold Annual Shows, April 23 And May 13 Whether you are a serious cultivator of the exotic hibiscus plant or just a casual gardener, you won’t want to miss the Lone Star Chapter of the American Hibiscus Society’s (AHS) annual show and sale events coming up […]

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Los Sueños Resort and Marina

| April 1, 2017
Los Sueños Resort and Marina

A Costa Rican Dream Come True By Cheryl Alexander Los Sueños Resort and Marina is a destination resort community that doesn’t disappoint. In fact, when considering the most listed items from a “dream vacation” checklist, Los Sueños scores 100 percent. Ease of access — Check. To get to Costa Rica, fly direct for three hour […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Kayla and Tim

| April 1, 2017
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Kayla and Tim

A damsel in distress and a chivalrous Texas A&M University Corpsman met by chance at Spence Park in College Station. Little did they know this encounter would become a prelude to matrimony, complete with a romantic spring proposal under the Century Tree!

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Katy Happenings April 2017

| April 1, 2017
Katy Happenings April 2017

KATY ISD HOSTS 32ND ANNUAL KATY FOLK LIFE FESTIVAL, APRIL 1 Ever wondered what life was like in the late 1800’s for the pioneers of early Texas? At the upcoming 32nd Annual Katy Folk Life Festival, visitors will get a chance to experience pioneer life by seeing how they dressed, how they survived, the types […]

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Socially Speaking – Michelle Anderson April 2017

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

READ ABOUT:
— Krewe of Katy Ball De L’Coronation
— Katy Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Gala
— Rodeo Uncorked
— Kickin’ It Up At the Boots & Badges Gala

See the full story>>

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – April 2017

| April 1, 2017
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now – April 2017

FENDI – Double micro baguette in pink leather with studs.

SUZ SOMERSALL – Solid gold blue moonstone aquamarine Aegean ring.

SOPHIA WEBSTER- Lucita canvas espadrille wedge sandal in pastel pink. …

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Antiques and Alzheimer’s Memory Care

| April 1, 2017
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Antiques and Alzheimer’s Memory Care

My parents both suffered from Alz­hei­mer’s disease, re­­­­­­quiri­ng specialized care. I am not a specialist in Alz­heimer’s care nor am I trained to give medical advice. That said, as a child of two parents with Alz­heimer’s, I know something about the struggles for families living with the disease.

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Katy Business April 2017

| April 1, 2017
Katy Business April 2017

JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT REPORTS FOUR MOST ACTIVE COMMUNITIES Four projects of premier residential developer Johnson Development Corp. – the most of any developer – have been listed on Houston Business Journal’s tally of the most active master-planned communities in the Houston area. Johnson Development’s Riverstone community took the No. 1 spot on the annual list, which […]

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Six Steps Toward Preventing Nearly Half of Colorectal Cancer Cases

| April 1, 2017
Six Steps Toward Preventing Nearly Half of Colorectal Cancer Cases

Research-Based Strategies To Reduce Your Risk Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States. It is also one of the most preventable. Research shows that Americans can prevent tens of thousands of colorectal cancer cases every year through diet, physically activity and weight management, say experts at the American Institute of […]

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Historically Katy
Going to Market

| April 1, 2017
Historically Katy </br> Going to Market

Katy shoppers enjoy significant conveniences these days. Numerous retailers have moved into the area making it easy to find almost anything and grocery shopping has become an adventure. Locals know where to find a vast supply of basic essentials, international foods, the fresh farm markets, the store where folks from all over the state visit […]

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Around Katy April 2017

| April 1, 2017
Around Katy April 2017

KATY 2017 FFA RODEO PARADE JUDGES ANNOUNCED Several Katy businessmen and women helped judge the Katy FFA Rodeo Parade on Feb. 21. Parade Judges included Anna Anew (2 years judging), managing partner, MBA CTP of CFO Strategic Results; Steve Behmer (host), retired; Newell Cheatheam (7 years judging), president/building designer of Newell’s Designs; and Frank Peterek […]

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Discoveries April 2017

| April 1, 2017
Discoveries April 2017

SHELBY DILLON BLUE ELEPHANT PILLOW Grab this limited edition, Blue Elephant Pillow for your home today. This 100% cotton twill pillow with a luxurious down insert is a perfect fit for your living space or bedroom. The 90/10 down insert is oversized, creating an extra fluffy throw pillow experience and that soft, luxurious feel that […]

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Book Reviews April 2017

| April 1, 2017
Book Reviews April 2017

BECOMING A PEACEFUL MOM Peaceful mom. It hardly seems that the words could go together. Yet the peace you crave can be yours in every season of raising children. Whether you have teenagers or toddlers, being a mom is a daunting and amazing responsibility. In Becoming A Peaceful Mom: Through Every Season of Raising Your […]

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The High Point of Your Home Decor

| April 1, 2017
The High Point of Your Home Decor

Show Off Your Decorating Flair With These Home Interior Trends By Mara Soloway The High Point Market is back with its home interiors prognostications for this Spring. This twice-yearly market held in North Carolina is full of design and furniture inspiration. If you can’t find something you love at this market, then it just hasn’t […]

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Make Pool Maintenance a Pleasant Experience

| April 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 be. […]

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Exploring a Culinary Classic

| April 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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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, April 2017

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

Read about the achievements of area schools and students.

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Touring Napa and Sonoma, Part II

| April 1, 2017
Touring Napa and Sonoma, Part II

More Wineries That Are “Must Visits” In the July 2016 issue, I wrote about some of the to-die-for wineries in Napa and Sonoma that are “must” visits. To view that article, visit houstonlifestyles.com, click on “Wine, Food and Travel” and scroll down to it. Since I have more to offer on this subject, the following […]

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Acura MDX & Toyota Avalon

| April 1, 2017
Acura MDX & Toyota Avalon

By Kelly Foss mycardata.com Acura MDX | Starting price: $44,000 The MDX is a charter member of the midsize SUV fraternity. It first hit the market in 2000. With no traditional truck-based body-on-frame vehicles built by Honda or Acura, the front wheel driver/all-wheel drive MDX became an industry innovator. SUV’s in this class come with […]

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