editor1 – Katy Lifestyles & Homes magazine http://katylifestylesandhomes.com Katy Texas Lifestyles & Homes magazine Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:10:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.11 Katy-Area Residents Help Each Other after Hurricane Harvey http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/katy-area-residents-help-each-other-after-hurricane-harvey/ Sun, 01 Oct 2017 09:37:08 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23774 Community Efforts Continue For Those In Need Days of rain from Hurricane Harvey and resulting floodwaters that forced 200,000 area residents to evacuate might have dampened our spirits, but the situation also brought out the best in many. Countless first responders, Harris and Fort Bend County emergency management personnel, team members from local city governments […]

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CleRenda’s Calling http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/clerendas-calling/ Sun, 01 Oct 2017 09:35:08 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23783 Helping Women Find Their Purpose Through Project P.U.S.H. Text by Cathy Gordon | Photography by Miro Dvorscak Stilettos. One misstep and you’re hobbling about like a newborn fawn trying to stand for the first time. But CleRenda McGrady makes it look easy, rocking a pair of red-soled Louis Vuittons as she greets visitors to her […]

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The Ovarian Cancer Quilt Project at MD Anderson http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/the-ovarian-cancer-quilt-project-at-md-anderson/ Sun, 01 Oct 2017 09:33:08 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23785 Auction Oct. 25-Nov.8 Funds Ovarian Cancer Research And Builds Awareness One Quilt At A Time Text by Mara Soloway | Images by Barbara Garvin and Shawn Green Ovarian cancer is known as the silent killer – it comes on stealthily, with symptoms that may mimic other diseases. A test that would detect the disease in its […]

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Wildlife Habitat Federation Empowers Landowners to Save and Restore Land http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/wildlife-habitat-federation-empowers-landowners-to-save-and-restore-land/ Sun, 01 Oct 2017 09:31:08 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23793 Katy Prairie Conservancy Offers Tw0 Fall Workshops The Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) and Wildlife Habitat Federation (WHF) will offer two fall workshops designed to empower Texas landowners to conserve and restore their land for themselves and to benefit local wildlife. Texas land is 97 percent privately held, and local landowners are critical to saving and […]

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Fall Festivals and Events 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/fall-festivals-and-events-2017/ Sun, 01 Oct 2017 08:46:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23869 By Melanie Saxton Come out and celebrate the fall season with fun-filled excursions and diversions! Despite the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, many organizations are sponsoring events for charity, cultural exchanges, shopping, and Halloween celebrations. Whether you love a holiday shopping market, a foodie fest, a good fright or a gala, we’ve put together a […]

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Katy Happenings October 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/katy-happenings-october-2017/ Sun, 01 Oct 2017 08:46:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23771 HURRICANE HARVEY RECOVERY BENEFIT WITH LARRY GATLIN & THE GATLIN BROTHERS, OCT. 8 Red Bird Productions is proud to announce its inaugural event, a recovery benefit for those hit hardest by Hurricane Harvey, on Sunday, Oct. 8 at 4 p.m. featuring Grammy Award-winning musical artists Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers Band. Over 50 years […]

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Socially Speaking – Michelle Anderson October 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/socially-speaking-michelle-anderson-october-2017/ Sun, 01 Oct 2017 08:42:10 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23811 - Katy Summer Tailgate
- Post-Harvey Healing And Helping Hands
- Legacy Stadium Dedication!
- Moms & Mimosas
- More Harvey Help: Leaving A Community Legacy

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kathleen and Matt http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/memorable-weddings-kathleen-and-matt/ Sun, 01 Oct 2017 08:42:03 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23852 Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Garza Photo + Design Aggie sweethearts Kathleen Cooke and Matt Crook met through a mutual friend the summer of 2010. Kathleen attended Jersey Village High School, and Matt attended Banquete High School. They both majored in communications and minored in business at Texas A&M University. Kathleen is an account […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – October 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/fashion-whats-in-stores-now-october-2017/ Sun, 01 Oct 2017 08:40:11 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23779 PRADA Velvet mules, in burnt orange shade, have embellished bow. net-a-porter.com _________________________________________________________________________________ RICH BY RICHIE FALL-WINTER 2017-18 COLLECTION _________________________________________________________________________________ BALLENCIAGA Lambskin Square Bag with removable and adjustable cross-body strap . balenciaga.com _________________________________________________________________________________ CHLOÉ Faye medium leather and suede shoulder bag in color tobacco. net-a-porter.com _________________________________________________________________________________   PROENZA SCHOULER Featherweight pleated crepe skirt breezes and billows […]

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Make Your Yard a Friendly Habitat for Resident and Migratory Birds http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/make-your-yard-a-friendly-habitat-for-resident-and-migratory-birds/ Sun, 01 Oct 2017 08:40:11 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23761 If You Plant Natives, Birds Will Come By Mara Soloway The Houston area has numerous resident bird species, thanks to its humid subtropical climate. The area is also in the migratory path of so many more birds as they make their way across and around the Gulf of Mexico in the spring and fall. This […]

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Family Sets New Roots in Sweetwater http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/family-sets-new-roots-in-sweetwater/ Sun, 01 Oct 2017 08:39:11 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23789 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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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Tips for Shopping at Flea Markets http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/arts-antiques-by-dr-lori-tips-for-shopping-at-flea-markets/ Sun, 01 Oct 2017 08:38:21 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23787 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 October 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/katy-business-october-2017/ Sun, 01 Oct 2017 08:36:01 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23800 HOUSTON METHODIST WEST HOSPITAL AWARDED SILVER BEACON FOR EXCELLENCE The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), Aliso Viejo, California, recently conferred a silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence on Intensive Care Unit at Houston Methodist West Hospital. The Beacon Award for Excellence – a significant milestone on the path to exceptional patient care and healthy work […]

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Diet and Physical Activity: What’s the Cancer Connection? http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/diet-and-physical-activity-whats-the-cancer-connection/ Sun, 01 Oct 2017 08:34:17 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23763 Learn How To Lower Your Risk Of Developing This Disease Breast Cancer Awareness Month begins in October. While cancer is a complex group of diseases with many possible causes – such as smoking, sun exposure, viruses, diet and physical activity – The American Cancer Society offers the following recommendations to improve our diets and our […]

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Around Katy October 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/around-katy-october-2017/ Sun, 01 Oct 2017 08:28:31 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23802 KATY ISD DEDICATION CEREMONY FOR MIKE JOHNSTON FIELD AT LEGACY STADIUM After nearly two years of construction, Katy ISD welcomed parents, students, staff and community members to Mike Johnston Field at Legacy Stadium. Special performances by all eight high school bands, choirs and their directors resonated across the facility where countless attendees came to take […]

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Book Reviews October 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/book-reviews-october-2017/ Sun, 01 Oct 2017 08:26:30 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23570 THE POWER OF EIGHT Discover how to tap into your extraordinary human capacity for connection and healing, using astonishing new findings about the miraculous power of group intention and its boomerang effect, in The Power of Eight. In her new book, Lynne McTaggart, a bestselling author and expert on the science of spirituality, reveals her […]

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Walls Gone Wild http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/walls-gone-wild-2/ Sun, 01 Oct 2017 08:24:24 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23791 High-Impact Wallpaper Trends By Cheryl Alexander From floral to fauna, from bold to demure, from tropical to traditional, this season wallpapers are wild with prints, textures and colors. Whether your home makeover involves an entire room or a tiny nook, we’ve compiled some cool new concepts for you to consider.   NATURE-INSPIRED WALLPAPER Whether your […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, October 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/katy-texas-schools-sports-students-october-2017/ Sun, 01 Oct 2017 08:18:34 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23805 Read about the achievements of area schools and students.

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Katy ISD Education Foundation Announces $1 Million Milestone http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/katy-isd-education-foundation-announces-1-million-milestone/ Sun, 01 Oct 2017 08:16:34 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23795 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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Update on Santa Barbara County Wineries http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/update-on-santa-barbara-county-wineries/ Sun, 01 Oct 2017 08:12:55 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23766   And More Red And White Wine Values And A Restaurant Recommendation I decided to make a quick, one-day sweep through California’s Santa Barbara County in July, visiting two new wineries and one old faithful. The one I know is Fess Parker, named after the late actor, and now run by his heirs. The place […]

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Toyota Camry http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/toyota-camry/ Sun, 01 Oct 2017 08:10:06 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23781 By Kelly Foss mycardata.com Toyota Camry | Starting price: $23,500 Toyota’s Camry has enjoyed the position of the topselling midsize sedan for decades. The primary attribute that has created such a loyal following has been reliability. High reliability vehicles make popular used cars so their resale values are also very high. Historically the Camry hasn’t […]

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The Element of Surprise http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/the-element-of-surprise/ Fri, 01 Sep 2017 09:39:11 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23617 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 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/jr-custom-helping-victims-of-natural-disasters/ Fri, 01 Sep 2017 09:38:41 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23735 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 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/set-your-sights-high/ Fri, 01 Sep 2017 09:37:08 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23691 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 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/fabulous-fall-getaway/ Fri, 01 Sep 2017 08:48:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23602 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 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/katy-happenings-september-2017/ Fri, 01 Sep 2017 08:46:14 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23748 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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