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Treating Breast Cancer

| October 1, 2016
Treating Breast Cancer

An Overview Of Options I f you’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer, your cancer care team will discuss treatment options with you. It’s important that you take time to think about your choices. You will want to weigh the benefits of each treatment option against the possible risks and side effects. Which treatments are used […]

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the Editor’s Picks … October 2016

| October 1, 2016
the Editor’s Picks …  October 2016

-Baby Girl Laughing
-Hauntingly Good Halloween Cocktails
-Fall Cabbage Container

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Fact-checking the Myths About Breast Cancer

| October 1, 2016
Fact-checking the Myths About Breast Cancer

Common Beliefs That Shouldn’t Be Believed By Connie Oliver With the political season heating up as the presidential election draws ever closer, it seems that everything is being fact-checked. Just as we fact-check candidates’ statements to help ensure the health of our nation, we should also be fact-checking some common beliefs about breast cancer to […]

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Add Some Eye Candy to Your Garden This Fall

| October 1, 2016
Add Some Eye Candy to Your Garden This Fall

Plant Bulbs Now That Will Flower In Spring By Melinda Myers Shorten the winter season with the help of spring flowering bulbs that you plant in fall. These beauties often provide the first bit of color, fragrance and winter relief each year. Look for new and unique ways to incorporate bulbs into your landscape. Create […]

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HISTORICAL – Early Settlers Plant Trees in Katy

| October 1, 2016
HISTORICAL – Early Settlers Plant Trees in Katy

by Carol Adams The earliest settlers to this area found few trees. A journal entry from a family passing through in the mid-1800s reported abundant game to hunt but no trees, so there was little wood to fuel a fire to cook or keep warm. The nature of a prairie is to be flat and […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, October 2016

| October 1, 2016
Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, October 2016

Read about the achievements of area schools and students.

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Discoveries October 2016

| October 1, 2016
Discoveries October 2016

2016 EDITION POLISH POTTERY JACK-O’-LANTERN In the village of Boleslawiec, Poland Uno Alla Volta works with artisans to ensure an exclusive Halloween design on this Polish stoneware Jack-O’-Lantern. Using the traditional folk art method, Halloween motifs are meticulously placed with hand-carved sponges and detailed with fine hand-painted brushwork. These exquisite details are preserved on each […]

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Ice Cream Delights!

| October 1, 2016
Ice Cream Delights!

-Roasted White Peaches with Honeycomb and Vanilla Ice Cream
-Brookie Cherry Ice Cream Sandwiches
-S’mores Ice Cream Birthday Pie




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A Civilized Past Time -The Cultural Shift To Drinking Wine During Meals

| October 1, 2016
A Civilized Past Time -The Cultural Shift To Drinking Wine During Meals

The Cultural Shift To Drinking Wine During Meals In the ’60s and early ’70s, wine was plentiful, mostly in the sweet red (Lam­brusco), sweet white (Liebfrau­milch), sweet fizzy (Mateus and Lancers) and jug wines (Almaden Rhine Wine, Inglenook Chablis, Gallo Hearty Burgundy, etc.). At a steak house, most would have a mixed drink before dinner […]

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Book Reviews October 2016

| October 1, 2016
Book Reviews October 2016

GET PUMPED Shoes have the power both to fascinate men and women and to crystallize a moment in fashion. In Vogue: The Shoe by Harriet Quick, with a foreword by Alexandra Shulman, editor-in-chief of British Vogue, Quick has curated more than 300 fabulous images from a century of British Vogue along with incisive commentary. Photos […]

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Acura RLX and Subaru Impreza

| October 1, 2016
Acura RLX and Subaru Impreza

Acura RLX| Starting price: $54,000 Acura’s flagship RLX remains both a supremely comfortable and surprisingly athletic vehicle. The model continues development with the addition of a host of safety features, and newer, bigger wheels. Having a winning entry, Acura has refined but not radically changed RLX. Starting at around $54,000, the RLX stays with the […]

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Legacy, Nostalgia and a Model Train Inspire Mid-Century Remodel

| September 1, 2016
Legacy, Nostalgia and a Model Train Inspire Mid-Century Remodel

Adherence To Family Values And Boyhood Dreams Earns Homeowner A Good Brick Award len Rosenbaum has made a name for himself in Houston in a variety of ways. He is a well-known and highly regarded partner at Vinson & Elkins LLP, who not only represents high profile clients, but spends spare time doing pro bono […]

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Katy ISD Police Department Urges Drivers to Share the Road with Returning Students

| September 1, 2016
Katy ISD Police Department Urges Drivers to Share the Road with Returning Students

Katy ISD Police To Enforce Traffic Codes In School Zones With the start of the school year just around the corner, it’s important for drivers to remember to slow down near school zones and pay attention when kids are present, especially before and after school. The Katy ISD Police Department, in conjunction with area law […]

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Katy ISD Alum Returns Home to Take the Reins as Superintendent

| September 1, 2016
Katy ISD Alum Returns Home to Take the Reins as Superintendent

Dr. Lance Hindt Was Strongly Influenced By Katy ISD Educators, Coaches And Colleagues By Mara Soloway Along with the city it serves, Katy ISD has experienced a major growth spurt since 1983 when Lance Hindt, its new superintendent as of Aug. 1, graduated from Taylor High School as part of its first four-year graduating class. […]

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The 80th Annual Fort Bend County Fair

| September 1, 2016
The 80th Annual Fort Bend County Fair

The Fun Runs From Sept. 23-Oct. 2 September in Fort Bend County is Fair Time! This year the tradition of the Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo will celebrate 80 years of family fun. Grab your hat; dust off your boots, and head out for good music, great food and a grand time at the […]

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Star Furniture Introduces its Newest Collection

| September 1, 2016
Star Furniture Introduces its Newest Collection

Magnolia Home brings Joanna Gaines’ style sensibilities to a wider audience Nearly 2,000 fans of Chip and Joanna Gaines greeted the stars of the hit HGTV home makeover show, Fixer Upper, when they appeared at Star Furniture’s West Houston Star Showroom in July. The couple was there to promote / launch Joanna’s new furniture line, […]

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Katy Happenings September 2016

| September 1, 2016
Katy Happenings September 2016

Mark your calendar with upcoming events and charitable events.




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Pelican Hill Serves Up Italian Riviera with West Coast Style

| September 1, 2016
Pelican Hill Serves Up Italian Riviera with West Coast Style

Resort’s Fall Festa dell’Autunno brings Tuscany to Southern California 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 […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kendall & Bernard

| September 1, 2016
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kendall & Bernard

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Ashley Gillen Photography She’s a native Texan. He’s from Panama. A chance meeting at the office sparked a romance that led them down the aisle into “happily ever after.” Kendall Harvey attended Magnolia High School and is the owner/operator of Distinguished Aromatics. Bernard Under­wood attended Balboa Academy and the […]

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn September 2016

| September 1, 2016
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn September 2016

After a wonderful and fulfilling 9-plus years, the time has come to say adieu! I have had the pleasure and privilege of meeting many outstanding people and attending various cultural, civic and service-oriented events during my years doing Socially Speaking.




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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – September 2016

| September 1, 2016
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now – September 2016

Dolce & Gabbana Botanical Garden Fall Winter 2016-17 Collection




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A Beginner’s Guide to Stone Selection

| September 1, 2016
A Beginner’s Guide to Stone Selection

Consider Which Material Is Best For Each Use By Rachel Potter Natural stone is a versatile material that can be used in many places throughout the home. Commonly used for kitchen countertops, stone is also a great choice for fireplaces, bathroom vanities, cladding, flooring, outdoor kitchens and fire pits. Choosing the stone best suited to […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Vintage Scandinavian Design

| September 1, 2016
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br> Vintage Scandinavian Design

Scandinavian design focuses on the lifestyle choices of those living in the lovely regions of Northern Europe. In Norway, Denmark, Finland and Sweden, furniture must be thrifty in cost, comfortable and related to outdoor living.




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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Make Your Photos More Memorable

| September 1, 2016
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br> Make Your Photos More Memorable

History’s famous photographs have stood the test of time. Their master photographers show us some tips for taking similar wonderful photographs, everything from shooting lots of film to composing a good picture.




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