editor1 – Katy Lifestyles & Homes magazine http://katylifestylesandhomes.com Katy Texas Lifestyles & Homes magazine Fri, 01 Dec 2017 17:23:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.13 CASA Christmas Home Tour http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/casa-christmas-home-tour/ Fri, 01 Dec 2017 10:39:32 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=24214 For 26 years Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CAFB) has been showcasing homes lavishly decorated for the holidays in Fort Bend County’s most beautiful neighborhoods as a way of raising money to support its programs.

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“Capture Fort Bend County” Photo Contest Winners http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/capture-fort-bend-county-photo-contest-winners/ Fri, 01 Dec 2017 10:38:22 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=24208 All entries on display through November at George Memorial Library Winners of the Fort Bend County Libraries’ amateur photo contest, “Capture Fort Bend County,” were announced at an Opening Day Re­ception and Awards Ceremony at George Memorial Library in Richmond on Oct. 28. All of the entries will be on display at the library throughout […]

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From the Heart http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/from-the-heart/ Fri, 01 Dec 2017 10:37:52 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=24197 The Round Top Collection brings Jeff Krause’s creative drive to home and garden décor The heart is a fitting symbol for the The Round Top Collection (RTC), which is the creation of longtime Cypress residents Jeff and Debbie Krause. They have turned a love for each other, their family and the antique and folk art […]

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Big Sky, Montana http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/big-sky-montana/ Fri, 01 Dec 2017 10:15:48 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=24134 Wide-open winter High in the Northern Rockies, the small town of Big Sky, Montana – population 2,300 – offers some of the biggest skiing in the U.S. on the wide-open slopes of Lone Peak. Envisioned and built by legendary NBC News anchor Chet Huntley, Big Sky Resort opened in December 1973. In the decades since, […]

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Katy Happenings December 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/katy-happenings-december-2017/ Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:46:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=24167 ALLEGRO BALLET PRESENTS THE SUGAR PLUM MARKET AND THE NUTCRACKER BALLET, DEC. 9 AND DEC. 16-17 Sixteen years ago, Allegro Ballet started a West Houston holiday tradition by presenting a full length production of The Nutcracker Ballet. At the end of each performance, all the children (and adults) are invited to the stage to meet […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Lauren and Daniel http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/memorable-weddings-lauren-and-daniel/ Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:46:04 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=24143 Sorority and fraternity sweethearts Lauren Michael and Daniel Rash became inseparable during their junior year in college. They tied the knot in Lauren’s hometown on May 27, 2017 at The Wood­lands United Methodist Church and celebrated at the new legacy ballroom at The Woodlands Country Club Palmer Course.

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Socially Speaking – Michelle Anderson December 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/socially-speaking-michelle-anderson-december-2017/ Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:42:43 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=24178 - Fireflies And Foodtrucks For Katy ISD Education Foundation
- Cinco Ranch Ladies Club’s Eat, Drink & Be Scary
- Ladies Potluck Luncheon
- FCC Bowling Tournament: No Lane, No Gain!
- Celebrating 10 Years Of Sweet Success!
- Snooze Party Benefits The Ballard House

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – December 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/fashion-whats-in-stores-now-december-2017/ Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:40:02 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=24070 Sheryl Lowe – Aquamarine and pave diamond bracelet. sheryllowejewelry.com   Jimmy Choo – Portia Platform Wedge sandal styled with crisscrossing straps and a sky-high cork platform. farfetch.com   Prada –Trompe l’oeil tote bag in brown velvet featuring a pink and gold cartoon-effect buckle pattern and logo. farfetch.com   Gucci – Broadway Pearly Bee shoulder bag […]

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Holiday Gift Ideas 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/holiday-gift-ideas-2017/ Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:39:17 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=24229 Ooh La La Dessert Boutique Bakery Goods Beautiful To Behold, Even Better To Eat. With Ooh La La Dessert Boutique, holiday gift giving has never been easier. Offering fresh, made-from-scratch sweets, including award-winning jumbo cupcakes, decadent red velvet cheesecake, pies, cheesecakes, cookies and more. It’s Houston and Katy’s cutest one-stop dessert shop for everyone on […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Nutcracker Collectibles http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/arts-antiques-by-dr-lori-nutcracker-collectibles/ Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:38:02 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=24105 Uncracking the history of this useful tool By Lori Verderame Celebrity appraiser Dr. Lori Verderame is an internationally syndicated columnist, author, and award-winning TV personality who stars on History channel’s The Curse of Oak Island and Discovery’s Auction Kings. With a Ph.D. from Penn State University, Dr. Lori presents antique appraisal events to worldwide audiences. […]

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Historically Katy The Water Tower http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/historically-katy-the-water-tower-2/ Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:35:51 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=24253 By Carol Adams The rice dryers are the largest and most recognizable landmark of historic Katy. But the water tower has also been a landmark since it was built in 1950. Early settlers dug water wells on their own property. As the town grew a few individuals had large wells and provided water to the […]

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Managing Arthritis is More Than Treating Pain http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/managing-arthritis-is-more-than-treating-pain/ Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:34:55 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=24127 The goal of treatment is to prevent long-term joint and organ damage Over 50 million Americans have arthritis, making it the number one cause of disability in the country. If you’re one of them, all you can think about is being able to walk, bend and reach without joint pain. While that directly impacts your […]

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Nosing Around http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/nosing-around/ Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:34:33 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=24124 What you need to know if you are considering rhinoplasty By Judy Latta Can a “nose job” boost your social standing? A new study published in the Journal of the American Med­ical Association suggests that people who have undergone a successful rhinoplasty, commonly known as a nose job, are perceived by casual observers to be […]

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Book Reviews December 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/book-reviews-december-2017/ Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:27:37 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=24096 WHY YOU EAT WHAT YOU EAT In Why You Eat What You Eat, acclaimed neuroscientist Rachel Herz examines the sensory, psychological, neuroscientific, and physiological factors that influence our eating habits. Herz uncovers the fascinating and surprising facts that influence food consumption — such as why bringing reusable bags to the grocery store encourages us to […]

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Discoveries December 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/discoveries-december-2017/ Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:26:36 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=24089 Navajo Weaving: JB Moore Variant Plate XXIV Navajo weaving. navajorug.com   Michael Aram Palm Cross Ornament: The Michael Aram Ornament Collection portrays a series of unique objects that celebrate the holiday season. neimanmarcus.com   Cherry Burl Bowl: Peterman transforms nature’s wastes into functional pieces of art. jungleeny.com   Woven Chair: The Las Palmas Chair comes […]

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Home Furnishings Continue to Hit a High Point http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/home-furnishings-continue-to-hit-a-high-point/ Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:24:10 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=24108 Fabulous seating complements other great pieces We’re finding it quite amazing how the noble, utilitarian chair now has so many variations on its theme, including as an art piece with great shapes and fabrics that run the gamut of subdued to colorful big prints. To mix with all the innovative seating we’re featuring here, we’ve […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, December 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/katy-texas-schools-sports-students-december-2017/ Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:18:40 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=24240 National Signing Day At Seven Lakes High School Seven Lakes High School’s student athletes signed letters of intent on November 8 to play sports at the next level. Surrounded by family, friends and coaches, the athletes signed their letters on National Signing Day, officially accepting athletic scholarships offered to them by a college or university.Congratulations […]

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World of Wine – Gift Suggestions for the Wine Aficionado http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/world-of-wine-gift-suggestions-for-the-wine-aficionado/ Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:12:54 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=24131 The best selections in their respective price ranges By Denman Moody, author of The Advanced Oenophile Once again, I have tasted more than 200 wines to come up with this list of winners. Many of the wines I taste are good to very good, but I only have room here to recommend the best in […]

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Honda Accord and Nissan Leaf http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/honda-accord-and-nissan-leaf/ Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:04:36 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=24101 By Kelly Foss mycardata.com HONDA ACCORD | STARTING PRICE: $23,500 The Honda Accord has a well-earned reputation for being one of the most beloved and highly sought after midsize sedans on the market. It is expertly designed, executed, reliable and its loyal customer base enjoys low maintenance and high resale value. Not to be outdone […]

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Past Kappa Holiday Home Tour Featured A Modern Georgian-Style Abode http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/past-kappa-holiday-home-tour-featured-a-modern-georgian-style-abode/ Wed, 01 Nov 2017 09:39:11 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23954 Since 1941, the Kappa Kappa Gamma Charitable Foundation Holiday Pilgrimage has showcased Hou­ston’s absolute best in interior, floral and holiday designs.

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Andrea Ramsey Finds Meaning In Art http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/andrea-ramsey-finds-meaning-in-art/ Wed, 01 Nov 2017 09:37:08 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23951 Artist’s Life Has Come Full Circle Back To The Community That Supported Her By Mara Soloway Throughout Andrea Ramsey’s life, being an artist has had different significance at different times. As she learned and honed her skill as a child, she found it to be fun and exciting, and all the compliments she received underscored […]

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The Quintess Collection http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/the-quintess-collection/ Wed, 01 Nov 2017 09:15:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23939 Where Travel Dreams Come True By Cheryl Alexander These days, time is a coveted luxury. Just as important is where, with whom and how you spend your time. At Quintess, they believe that when it’s time to get away, you should enjoy every minute to the fullest — which is why they offer luxury travel […]

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Katy Happenings November 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/katy-happenings-november-2017/ Wed, 01 Nov 2017 08:46:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23948 SUGAR PLUM MARKET WILL BRING MAGIC TO FORT BEND COUNTY FOLLOWING THE DEVASTATION OF HURRICANE HARVEY Presented by the Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) and Memorial Hermann, the theme for the 17th Annual Sugar Plum Market is “Believe in The Magic.” Shoppers will be treated to spectacular holiday décor, 100 vendors, and a fantastic […]

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Socially Speaking – Michelle Anderson November 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/socially-speaking-michelle-anderson-november-2017/ Wed, 01 Nov 2017 08:42:43 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=24025 - Inaugural Katy Care Gala
- Katy Rice Harvest Festival Parade
- Katy Mom Joins The 4-0 Club!

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Lauren and Patrick http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/memorable-weddings-lauren-and-patrick/ Wed, 01 Nov 2017 08:42:03 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23942 Light filters over the bride as she stands at the church doors. Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Evoke Photography & Video If it wasn’t for match.com, Lauren Ashley Partida and Patrick Lennox Strang would never have found each other! Lauren was raised in the heart of historic Sugar Land and graduated from Kempner High […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – November 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/fashion-whats-in-stores-now-november-2017/ Wed, 01 Nov 2017 08:40:11 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23917 ZIAD NAKAD – Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Collection

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