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Basu Plastic Surgery

| December 1, 2015
Basu Plastic Surgery

Dr. Bob Basu is a Princeton-educated board certified plastic surgeon with over 7,000 procedures performed.  He is an elite Allergan Black Diamond provider – this places his practice in the top 1% of breast implant practices in the nation. He serves on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and has […]

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Renovated Ranch Home A Symphony
of Contemporary Design

| November 1, 2015
Renovated Ranch Home A Symphony </br>of Contemporary Design

Meyerland Couple Streamlines With Move Into Retirement And City Living Eddie and Dianne Cousins lived all over the world in the early part of their 36 years of marriage as a result of Eddie’s job as a deep-water drilling engineer and consultant in the oil and gas business.

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Fort Bend County Captured
in Photo Contest

| November 1, 2015
Fort Bend County Captured </br>in Photo Contest

Images By Amateur Photographers Show Favorite County Scenes By Mara Soloway More than 50 amateur photographers of all skill levels focused their eyes and their camera lenses to answer the call for Fort Bend Libraries’ “Capture Fort Bend County” photography contest. Color or black-and-white entries were submitted at Fort Bend County libraries between Aug. 1-15. […]

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KCAM Adds Deconstruction Beauty at the Texas Contemporary Art Fair

| November 1, 2015
KCAM  Adds Deconstruction Beauty at the Texas Contemporary Art Fair

Launches Texas Big 10 For Art Competition The Houston contemporary arts scene was in full swing at the recent Texas Contemporary Art Fair, which took place at the George R. Brown Convention Center Oct. 1-4. With the support of the Houston community and the city’s galleries and institutions, the fair returned to the convention center […]

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Katy Happenings November 2015

| November 1, 2015
Katy Happenings November 2015

SUGAR PLUM MARKET TO KICK OFF WITH PREVIEW NIGHT, NOV. 5 Shoppers will be treated to spectacular holiday décor, wonderful vendors, and a fantastic weekend of shopping at the annual Sugar Plum Market on Friday, Nov. 6 and Saturday, Nov. 7 at the Stafford Centre. Proceeds from the Market will benefit local Fort Bend County […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Judy & Steve

| November 1, 2015
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS<br> Judy & Steve

Text by Melanie Saxton | Photos by Donna Salter, The Portrait Company It’s not every phone call from a Lexus dealership that leads to marriage. But that’s precisely what set the “wheels in motion” for Judy Larson and Steve Olson, whose love story, appropriately, involves a love of travel. They tied the knot on April 18, 2015 […]

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Books Reviews November 2015

| November 1, 2015
Books Reviews November 2015

  THE PIT STOP Plants from Pits by Holly Farrell shows you how to grow a range of fruit and vegetables from pits that you might otherwise toss into the trash. Farrell offers guidance to growing more than 30 plants in all, both indoors and out, with minimum equipment and experience. This guide covers topics […]

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn, November 2015

| November 1, 2015
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn, November 2015

BREAKFAST FOR A BLESSING

Christ Clinic in Katy hosted its 4th annual “Breakfast for a Blessing” on Sept. 18 at the Omni Houston Hotel Westside. This year’s guest speaker was Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale. The breakfast was a fundraiser to help the organization move into their new space.




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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now,
November 2015

| November 1, 2015
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now, </br>November 2015

 JOSE & MARIA BARRERA  Chunky multi-stone necklace has fire agates and more . neimanmarcus.com

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Artfully Decorated with Accents

| November 1, 2015
Artfully Decorated with Accents

Adding “Just The Right Touch” To Your Home By Melanie Saxton A room filled with furniture is one thing, but a living space artfully decorated with accents is quite another! Interior environments need a blend of textures, hues and contrast pieces to create an extra layer of beauty in living areas and bedrooms. Whether sophisticated […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Appraisal Events Reveal Great Finds

| November 1, 2015
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br>Appraisal Events Reveal Great Finds

Lori Verderame on Google+ Dr. Lori, Celebrity Ph.D. antiques appraiser, Dr. Lori hosts antiques appraisal events worldwide. Dr. Lori is the star appraiser on Discovery channel.   Visit www.DrLoriV.com, www.Facebook.com/DoctorLori, Lori Verderame on Google+or call (888) 431-1010. By Lori Verderame Valuable items found across the United States I present about 150 antique appraisal shows every year […]

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the Editor’s Picks …
Linda Anderson, editor & publisher
November 2015

| November 1, 2015
the Editor’s Picks … <br />Linda Anderson, editor & publisher</br> November 2015

MY FAVORITES:

– Hello Says the Dog!
– Rosemary Sweet Potato Stackers
– Pumpkin Rolls




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Texas Fresh Juice Focuses on
Organic and Healthy

| November 1, 2015
Texas Fresh Juice Focuses on </br>Organic and Healthy

Offering Wellness In A Glass Drink fresh. Feel Good. The motto of Texas Fresh Juice expresses co-owner Marita Pratt’s philosophy behind the organic juicery now open in Sienna Village. She talks more about her business and philosophy:   What first started you juicing? A thirst after hot yoga and encouragement from a juicing master yogi […]

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What is Alzheimer’s?

| November 1, 2015
What is Alzheimer’s?

What We Understand Today Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks. ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA BASICS Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other intellectual […]

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Living With Diabetes

| November 1, 2015
Living With Diabetes

What To Know About The Threat Of Hypoglycemia There is no cure for diabetes, but it can be managed. Balancing the food you eat with exercise and medicine (if prescribed) will help you control your weight and can keep your blood glucose in the healthy range. When blood glucose is not controlled, however, a complication […]

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Holiday Gift Guide, Nov 2015

| November 1, 2015
Holiday Gift Guide, Nov 2015

Holiday gift ideas!




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Katy/Fulshear Holiday Market Roundup

| November 1, 2015
Katy/Fulshear Holiday Market Roundup

Shop Local For Gifts You Can’t Find Anywhere Else The season for holiday craft markets in the Katy and Fulshear area begins in October and continues through early December. Craft markets let shoppers support community artisans and give their family and friends gifts that are the most treasured — those that are one-of-a-kind, homemade and […]

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Make the Cooler Weather Work
in Your Landscape

| November 1, 2015
Make the Cooler Weather Work </br>in Your Landscape

These No-Sweat Fixes Bring Year-Round Benefits Fall is the landscaper’s secret weapon. It is the best time of year to fix problems or make wonderful things happen in the garden. Here are some tips on how you can make the cooler weather work for you and your landscape.   The time to plant your new […]

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Historically Katy: Katy’s First Namesake

| November 1, 2015
Historically Katy:  Katy’s First Namesake

By Carol Adams It is a fact that the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (MKT) established our town when it chose this location for a depot. How it came to be named Katy is also known. Early resident James Oliver Thomas named the town Katy when he established a U.S. Post Office in his store on January 23, […]

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Around Katy, Nov 2015

| November 1, 2015
Around Katy, Nov 2015

BOB LUTTS FULSHEAR/SIMONTON BRANCH LIBRARY RECEIVES DONATION FROM MCCANN FOUNDATION On behalf of the Michael T. McCann Foundation, Michele McCann recently presented a check for $5,000 to Susan Browning, branch manager of Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simon­ton Branch Library. The donation is part of the Foundation’s philanthropic efforts to support the Fulshear community. […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports,
Students, Nov 2015

| November 1, 2015
Katy Texas Schools, Sports,  </br>Students, Nov 2015

KILPATRICK ELEMENTARY STUDENTS “GET FIT” Odessa Kilpatrick Elementary students recently learned to eat healthy and stay active during a “Get Fit with Toro” event. Principal Malynn Rodriguez and Toro the Texans’ mascot hosted a healthy trivia quiz game where students were the contestants. _________________________________________________________________________________ MEMBERS CHOICE AND SCHMALZ ELEMENTARY LAUNCH “BOOKS AND A BUDDY” Members […]

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Discoveries Nov 2015

| November 1, 2015
Discoveries Nov 2015

NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN PEONY PLATE This Oscar de la Renta for The New York Botanical Garden salad plate features a peony print Oscar handpicked from the Garden’s private collection of rare 18th and 19th century botanical books. Instantly refresh your table by using as an accent plate. oscardelarenta.com _________________________________________________________________________________ ANDREA PENDANT Three leafy branches […]

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Katy Business November 2015

| November 1, 2015
Katy Business November 2015

Khalid Almoosa, M.D., Appointed Regional CMO At Memorial Hermann Katy And Cypress Dr. Khalid F. Almoosa has been appointed Regional Chief Medical Officer for Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital and Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital. In his role, Dr. Almoosa will provide leadership to affiliated physicians and clinical staffs to ensure the hospitals sustain Memorial Hermann’s long […]

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