editor1 – Katy Lifestyles & Homes magazine http://katylifestylesandhomes.com Katy Texas Lifestyles & Homes magazine Tue, 01 Aug 2017 11:43:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.10 Southern Charm http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/southern-charm/ Tue, 01 Aug 2017 10:39:11 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23429 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 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/2017-fort-bend-county-fair-entertainment-lineup/ Tue, 01 Aug 2017 09:58:02 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23427 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 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/impacting-their-community-living-their-faith/ Tue, 01 Aug 2017 09:37:08 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23425 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 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/promoting-the-katy-prairie-conservancy/ Tue, 01 Aug 2017 09:35:08 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23431 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 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/memorable-weddings-katherine-and-doug/ Tue, 01 Aug 2017 08:46:43 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23420 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 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/katy-happenings-august-2017/ Tue, 01 Aug 2017 08:46:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23422 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 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/socially-speaking-michelle-anderson-august-2017/ Tue, 01 Aug 2017 08:42:06 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23519 --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 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/fashion-whats-in-stores-now-august-2017/ Tue, 01 Aug 2017 08:40:11 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23459 DOLCE & GABBANA- Printed Mini Dauphine Leather Sicily bag in Mambo print. dolcegabbana.com _________________________________________________________________________________   TED BAKER Spring-Summer 2017 Collection tedbaker.com _________________________________________________________________________________   SPARTINA 449 – Retreat Medium Tote is trimmed in leather and has textured vinyl accessories. spartina449.com _________________________________________________________________________________   BOTTEGA VENETA –Embroidered Leather Pillow Bag. bergdorfgoodman.com _________________________________________________________________________________   COACH 1941 – Rogue 25 […]

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10 Steps to Easy-Care Beds and Borders http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/10-steps-to-easy-care-beds-and-borders/ Tue, 01 Aug 2017 08:40:11 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=21283 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 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/arts-antiques-by-dr-lori-starting-your-collection/ Tue, 01 Aug 2017 08:38:21 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23402 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 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/katy-business-august-2017/ Tue, 01 Aug 2017 08:36:01 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23434 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 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/dental-implants-2/ Tue, 01 Aug 2017 08:34:17 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23411 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 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/texas-western-narrow-gauge-railroad/ Tue, 01 Aug 2017 08:32:27 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23440 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 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/study-shows-intestinal-bacteria-may-prevent-type-2-diabetes/ Tue, 01 Aug 2017 08:32:17 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23414 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 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/discoveries-august-2017/ Tue, 01 Aug 2017 08:27:07 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23395 MASON JAR WITH FIREFLIES: Vintage-style neon, handmade in Texas. 5’ tall with animated neon fireflies. roadhouserelics.com _________________________________________________________________________________ AMETHYST POLISHED TILE: The ultimate in luxury tile arrives with Bijoux, a collection of semi-precious field tiles hand-crafted from gemstones. 12”x12” polished malachite, amethyst and tiger eye blue. artistictile.com _________________________________________________________________________________ AVANTI KELIM RUG: The Kelim style in multi. […]

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Book Reviews August 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/book-reviews-august-2017/ Tue, 01 Aug 2017 08:26:30 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23454 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 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/outstanding-bath-designers-show-off-their-talents/ Tue, 01 Aug 2017 08:24:24 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23405 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 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/beaulieu-vineyard-rarity-napa-valley-2013-an-other-worldly-wine/ Tue, 01 Aug 2017 08:12:55 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23417 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 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/lincoln-continental-and-toyota-rav4/ Tue, 01 Aug 2017 08:10:06 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23399 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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Modern Marvel http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/modern-marvel/ Sat, 01 Jul 2017 10:39:11 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23253 A Sleek Eye For Design Serves Up Perfection Text by Cathy Gordon Photography by  / Connie Anderson  / Designer: Jorge Cantu, Oz Interiors  / Architect: Todd Rice  / Builder: Post Custom Homes Andria Cain is a visionary. “I can go into a ballroom and make it into Never-Never Land,” says the former international event planner. So it logically […]

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Bringing Home the Bacon Bros. http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/bringing-home-the-bacon-bros/ Sat, 01 Jul 2017 09:58:02 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23248 Travis Cook And Joseph Zerwas Bring Inventive Restaurant To Sugar Land Town Square Text by Mara Soloway As you walk toward Bacon Bros. Public House on Sugar Land Town Square, the smell of bacon being smoked hits you about a block away. If you can’t get to the restaurant by following your sense of smell, […]

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Oriya Organics http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/oriya-organics/ Sat, 01 Jul 2017 09:55:43 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23250 Katy Family Develops Nutritional Supplements To Maximize Fitness And Optimize Health By Judy Latta When Ryan Larson, a professional mixed martial artist (MMA), was in training for competition, he and his brother Jonathon, his personal trainer, fastidiously scrutinized labels and monitored everything that Ryan ingested to try to maximize his physical prowess. Unfortunately, however, the […]

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Bringing HISTORY Home http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/bringing-history-home/ Sat, 01 Jul 2017 09:37:08 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23261 Business Partners Reclaim, Repurpose And Revitalize Old Lumber To Fill Industry Gap By Cheryl Alexander Jason Manlove and Chad Mentuis know the Houston lumber business. They have worked together for years as remodelers, so they understand the value and limited availability of timber. For a variety of reasons, the demand for reclaimed and repurposed lumber […]

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Fort Bend Resident Selected for PBS Digital Innovators Program http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/fort-bend-resident-selected-for-pbs-digital-innovators-program/ Sat, 01 Jul 2017 09:35:08 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23264 Krissy Venosdale Of The Kinkaid School Is One Of 52 Educators Across The U.S. Recognized As Classroom Changemaker Houston Public Media has an­nounced that Krissy Venosdale, a Fort Bend County resident and the innovation coordinator from The Kinkaid School, is one of 52 educators from across the country selected for the fifth annual PBS Digital […]

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How to Keep Your Child Learning This Summer http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/keep-child-learning-summer/ Sat, 01 Jul 2017 09:33:43 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23268 Make The School Break A Springboard For Achievement Summer can be incredibly daunting for any parent, even more so if the child has behavioral, social, or learning difficulties. Did you know that often, in these cases, the child may have left- or right-brain weakness — leading to outbursts, tantrums, or full on meltdowns? But according […]

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Houstonian Gene Watson Continues to Delight Fans with His Classic Brand of Country Music http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/houstonian-gene-watson-continues-to-delight-fans-with-his-classic-brand-of-country-music/ Sat, 01 Jul 2017 09:33:08 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23266   More Than 50 Years After His Career Started, He Is Not Slowing Down By Judy Latta In an era in which it is sometimes difficult to distinguish between contemporary country and pop music, Houstonian Gene Watson has stayed true to his classic country roots. He has an enthusiastic following of country music traditionalists that […]

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