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All About Family – ASID designers

| January 1, 2018
All About Family – ASID designers

••  build a home for the generations ••

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New PennyWise Store Opens in Katy

| January 1, 2018
New PennyWise Store Opens in Katy

Proceeds benefit Fort Bend Women’s Center and its programs to help victims of domestic violence Fort Bend Women’s Center’s new PennyWise store in Katy is now open. This is the Women’s Center’s fourth PennyWise store and is located at 323 S. Mason Rd. between Dollar Tree and Fiesta Mart. The store celebrated its Grand Opening […]

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Happenings January 2018

| January 1, 2018
Happenings January 2018

CLASSIC DISNEY MASTERPIECE FANTASIA PROJECTED ON A BIG SCREEN WITH LIVE SCORE, JAN. 5-7 Principal POPS Conductor Steven Reineke and the Houston Symphony bring magic and animation to Jones Hall with Disney Fantasia – Film with Live Orchestra,  Jan. 5-6 at 8 p.m. and Jan. 7 at 2:30 p.m. Reineke will lead the orchestra on […]

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Memorable Weddings – Jennifer & Greg

| January 1, 2018
Memorable Weddings – Jennifer & Greg

Text by Melanie Saxton | Photos by Renee North Photography Jennifer Hennessey and Gregory Bremseth were introduced in June 2016 on Facebook, thanks to a matchmaking mutual friend (and future matron of honor). Jennifer lived in Texas, Greg was stationed in Alaska, but the miles were no barrier to true love! The couple wed on […]

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Socially Speaking – Michelle Anderson January 2018

| January 1, 2018
Socially Speaking – Michelle Anderson January 2018

Dear Readers,

All good things must come to an end… well, sometimes, at least! After a year of having an absolute BLAST covering all things social in our community, this will be my last column. It has been such a pleasure serving as your “Socially Speaking” girl!




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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now –
January 2018

| January 1, 2018
Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – </br> January 2018</br>

Ted Baker London – The Beela Frame Clutch has embroidered metallic bees that lend  a bit of whimsy.  nordstrom.com   Valentino – Guitar Rockstud Rolling Small Cross Body Bag in skin color.  valentino.com   Manu Atelier – Multi-colored mini pristine shoulder bag in Blue Rose.  farfetch.com   Christian Louboutin – “Escarpic” pumps in velvety plum […]

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Katy Business January 2018

| January 1, 2018
Katy Business January 2018

‹Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus Cuts Ribbon on Purple Songs Can Fly Recording Studio Families impacted by cancer and blood disorders treated at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus will benefit from the recently opened Purple Songs Can Fly recording studio at the Katy-area hospital. A first-of-its kind program, Purple Songs Can Fly, a partner of […]

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Historically Katy
Snapshots in Time

| January 1, 2018
Historically Katy </br>Snapshots in Time

Many photographs were taken over the holidays. There was a time when this meant buying film, taking lots and lots of pictures, delivering the film to someone who could process it, then returning (sometimes at least a week later) to collect an envelope full of photographs. It was fun. You never knew what you’d get […]

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Feel Comfortable in Your Own Skin with Body Lift Surgery

| January 1, 2018
Feel Comfortable in Your Own Skin with Body Lift Surgery

Body lift surgery can improve your body’s shape and tone By Judy Latta Have you lost a massive amount of weight but still feel self-conscious because your new, thinner body lacks tone? Significant weight-loss, whether through diet and exercise or surgical procedure, is a major accomplishment, but sometimes it’s not enough to achieve the body […]

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Have Diabetes? Five Simple Steps to Help Keep Your Feet Healthy

| January 1, 2018
Have Diabetes? Five Simple Steps to Help Keep Your Feet Healthy

Never ignore an open sore on the foot  If you have diabetes and think you are otherwise healthy, it can be easy to ignore the doctor’s good advice. But that can catch up with you. One of the challenging complications of diabetes occurs when patients’ high blood sugar damages the blood vessels, which leads to […]

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Around Katy January 2018

| January 1, 2018
Around Katy January 2018

Christ Clinic Hosts Sixth Annual Breakfast for a Blessing Christ Clinic hosted its sixth annual Breakfast for a Blessing at Crosspoint Community Church in Katy on Oct. 20. Houston Methodist West was the title sponsor for the event. Dr. Jeanette Winters, the senior vice president and chief human resources officer of Igloo Products Corporation was the keynote […]

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Discoveries January 2018

| January 1, 2018
Discoveries January 2018

Teak Root Coffee Table: Uniquely beautiful, useful, and environmentally friendly. noirfurniturela.com    L’Objet Cenote Bowl: Inspired by the serene, reflective pools of light and color found in Tulum’s famous cenotes. jungleeny.com    Capel Rugs: Flower Pop, a cheerful hand-tufted design recently added to the collection by Genevieve Gorder. capelrugs.com   Gucci Pillow: Pink velvet cushion with cat embroidery. […]

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Reclaiming Homes, Reclaiming Lives

| January 1, 2018
Reclaiming Homes, Reclaiming Lives

Sugar Land Home and Garden Show welcomes star of  Texas Flip n’ Move, Catrina Kidd By Mara Soloway Catrina Kidd has an obvious flair for construction project planning and management. The Weatherford, Texas resident is a successful entrepreneur and construction business owner with a history of impressive projects. She is teamed up with Casey Hester […]

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House of the Future Will Be Designed By Digital Apps and Powered By Smart Devices

| January 1, 2018
House of the Future Will Be Designed By Digital Apps and Powered By Smart Devices

Planner 5D, interior design platform, explains major features of a future house Some of us are already enjoying new technology when designing or building our homes – such as IoT devices, interior design apps or even AI. It’s predicted that soon most of our homes will enter the digital age. Here is a rundown of […]

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Excellent Entertaining – Colorful Grapes

| January 1, 2018
Excellent Entertaining – Colorful Grapes

Elegant ideas for a meal worth celebrating Delighting guests in unexpected ways is the hallmark of exceptional entertaining. With a little creative flair, you can elevate your menu to impress guests with every course. A savory appetizer is set off beautifully by fresh, sweet grapes in this Grape and Goat Cheese Crostini. Festive, bright and […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, January 2018

| January 1, 2018
Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, January 2018

National Charity League, Inc., Katy Chapter Honors Senior High School Class National Charity League (NCL) Katy Chapter has recognized the Class of 2018 for their service and contributions to the community.  The mission of NCL, Inc. is to foster mother-daughter relationships in a philanthropic organization committed to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences.  The […]

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A Brief History of Wine

| January 1, 2018
A Brief History of Wine

It took Americans a few hundred years to get onboard as a wine culture Unlike distilled liquors, wine can almost make itself. The ingredients are soil, vines, water and sunshine, which produce grapes, and yeast acting as a catalyst gives birth to wine. Wine has been produced for thousands of years, with its origins believed […]

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Book Reviews January 2018

| January 1, 2018
Book Reviews January 2018

RESCUED In the follow-up to his New York Times bestseller Rescue Road, acclaimed journalist Peter Zheutlin offers a heartwarming and often humorous new look into the world of rescue dogs in his new book Rescued. Sharing lessons from his own experiences adopting Labs with large personalities as well as stories and advice from dozens of […]

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Kia Niro and VW Atlas

| January 1, 2018
Kia Niro and VW Atlas

Kia Niro and VW Atlas Kia Niro | STARTING PRICE: $23,000 The automaker Kia is well known for its willingness to innovate when it comes to automotive product development. One of the most recent examples of that penchant is the new Niro model. This compact hybrid breaks new ground on a number of fronts. So […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Uncovering Buried Treasure with Dr. Lori

| January 1, 2018
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Uncovering Buried Treasure with Dr. Lori

Dr. Lori Verderame is an antiques appraiser, internationally syndicated columnist and author, and award-winning TV personality who stars on History’s The Curse of Oak Island and Discovery’s Auction Kings. With a Ph.D. from Penn State University and experience appraising 20,000 antiques every year, Dr. Lori presents antique appraisal events to worldwide audiences. call 888-431-1010 or […]

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