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Nutcracker Collection Fills Home with Memories

| December 1, 2015
Nutcracker Collection Fills Home  with Memories

Brenda Hatfield’s Collection Ranges From Religion To Cultural Icons, From Personal Sentiment To Sports By Mara Soloway / Photos by Amanda White When Brenda Hatfield of The Woodlands went nuts over nutcrackers, she went all in: at last count, she has 150 collected over the last 27 years or so. It’s been an adventure, finding them at […]

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Katy Happenings December 2015

| December 1, 2015
Katy Happenings December 2015

TRAVIS HIGH SCHOOL BELLES DANCE TEAM HOLIDAY MARKET AND DANCE CONCERT, DEC. 3 Travis High School Belles dance team is hosting a holiday dance concert and shopping market on Thursday, Dec. 3 at the high school. The shopping market, featuring local vendors, will open at 5:30 p.m. with a $5 entry fee. This event will […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Meghan & Scott

| December 1, 2015
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS<br> Meghan & Scott

Text by Melanie Saxton / Photos by Morgan Lynn Photography Score one point in the international romance department for University of Georgia sport scholarships. Meghan Gibbons — a young woman born and raised in The Woodlands — and Scott Alpine — a young man born and raised in New Zealand — met precisely because each […]

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Book Reviews Dec 2015

| December 1, 2015
Book Reviews Dec 2015

CROSSWORDS FOR CHRISTMAS
The release of The New York Times ‘Tis the Season Crosswords means that it’s time for cocoa, Christmas trees and winter holidays. St. Martin’s Press …




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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn, December 2015

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

Foodtrucks And Fireflies

More than 700 guests attended Fireflies and Foodtrucks, the Katy ISD Education Foun­dation’s legendary end-of-summer bash, on September 17. Held every year at Katy’s own No Label Brewery, the event kicks off the school year as a unique, energetic fundraiser for the Foundation’s Inspiring Imagination teacher grant program.




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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now,
December 2015

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

FENDI Crazy Carats stainless steel topaz watch with white diamond bezel. neimanmarcus.com

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Kitchen Design Winners Set High Standards

| December 1, 2015
Kitchen Design Winners Set High Standards

A wide range of kitchen styles garnered awards at this year’s National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Design Competition – from Moroccan flair, elegant touches of French Provincial, a rustic farm look and feel, a cake baker’s dream, a 1940s Cape Cod appearance and more!

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Collecting Advent Calendars

| December 1, 2015
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br> Collecting Advent Calendars

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 ‘Tis The Season For The Countdown To Christmas From the Latin term adventus, Advent means “the […]

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Diet and Physical Activity

| December 1, 2015
Diet and Physical Activity

What’s The Cancer Connection? How much do daily habits like diet and exercise affect your risk for cancer? Much more than you might think. Research has shown that poor diet and not being active are 2 key factors that can increase a person’s cancer risk. The good news is that you do something about this. […]

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Love Your Neck

| December 1, 2015
Love Your Neck

Most of us obsess over our complexions, the most visible part of our bodies, and would never forget to pamper our faces with meticulously selected cleansers, exfoliators, sunscreens, toners and …




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Holiday Gift Guide, Dec 2015

| December 1, 2015
Holiday Gift Guide, Dec 2015

BMW of West Houston has opened in the Energy Corridor and has the perfect gift.Packed with power …




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Spruce Up Your Exterior Doors

| December 1, 2015
Spruce Up Your Exterior Doors

Care For This Important Focal Point Before Your Holiday Guests Arrive Before guests arrive for the December holidays, homeowners should take stock of their home exterior doors to renew and beautify them to assure years of long-lasting beauty and service. “Entry doors are like other key features of the home because they require routine maintenance,” […]

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Historically Katy: Library Pastimes

| December 1, 2015
Historically Katy:  Library Pastimes

Winter weather makes some folks in Katy look for things to do indoors. For almost 100 years we’ve found an option for that at a Katy library.




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Around Katy, Dec 2015

| December 1, 2015
Around Katy, Dec 2015

FREE HOME DONATED TO MILITARY VETERAN Meadowbrook Farms Golf Club, a Heritage Golf Group property, raised more than $145,000 to support troops at the Birdies for the Brave tournament on Nov. 7. Proceeds from the tournament benefitted PGA Tour Charities, Inc.’s Birdies for the Brave, a national military outreach initiative that raises funds and awareness […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports,
Students, Dec 2015

| December 1, 2015
Katy Texas Schools, Sports,  </br>Students, Dec 2015

CINCO RANCH CHEERLEADERS HOST ACTIVITIES In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, The Cinco Ranch High School Cheerleaders took part in the largest ‘Pink Out’ event in Katy ISD history that raised thousands of dollars for breast cancer awareness and prevention. The cheerleaders sported pink in some form at their football games throughout […]

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Discoveries Dec 2015

| December 1, 2015
Discoveries Dec 2015

SNOW DAY HOLIDAY PILLOW A joyful snowman greets a snowy day with outstretched arms in this whimsical design by Joan Anderson of A&B Designs. Standing out white against a red felt background, the snowman is detailed with hand-guided machine embroidery. Pillow reverses to solid red. Decorative pillows include your choice of a plush feather-down or […]

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Katy Business Dec 2015

| December 1, 2015
Katy Business Dec 2015

NEIGHBORHOOD PET STORE “MARKS TERRITORY” IN KATY Katy’s pet parents have a new shopping option with the November opening of Pet Supplies Plus, the nation’s most trusted network of community pet retailers for food, equipment, toys and more, located on the southwest corner of Cinco Ranch Boulevard and FM 1463. Pet Supplies Plus offers a […]

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The Jewel of the Golden Isles

| December 1, 2015
The Jewel of the Golden Isles

Sea Island Offers Visitors Southern Hospitality That Never Goes Out Of Style By Noelle Valentine Sea Island – a private, coastal Georgia resort island – is an exceptional destination appealing to those who appreciate gracious service and heartfelt Southern hospitality. Home to two of the Top 10 resorts in the continental U.S., as recognized in […]

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Great Values

| December 1, 2015
Great Values

Tastings With Republic, Chamelion And More Winners With Dinner By Denman Moody author of The Advanced Oenophile




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Nissan Maxima and Lexus NX

| December 1, 2015
Nissan Maxima and Lexus NX

NISSAN MAXIMA | Starting price: $32,500

LEXUS NX | Starting price: $35,000




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