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Fort Bend County’s Teen Beauty Queen

| November 1, 2014
Fort Bend County’s Teen Beauty Queen

Taylor Leigh Kessler to compete for Miss Texas Teen USA in November By Judy Latta Taylor Leigh Kessler, Miss Fort Bend County Teen and a senior at William B. Travis High School in Richmond, will compete against approximately 130 girls from across the state on Thanksgiving weekend in the Miss Texas Teen USA pageant. This […]

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Time for Texian Market Days Festival

| November 1, 2014
Time for Texian Market Days Festival

The 31st Annual Event Brings Texas History To Life At George Ranch Park Oct. 25 Light the fire and sound the cannons! The 31st annual Texian Market Days Festival will be better than ever bringing more than 100 years of Texas history alive in one thrilling day of festivities. Held at the picturesque, 480-acre George Ranch […]

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Happenings

| November 1, 2014
Happenings

Mark your calendar for upcoming activities and charitable events




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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Liz and Sean

| November 1, 2014
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Liz and Sean

Text by Melanie Saxton | Photography by Nikki Guest Frontier Fiesta, a University of Houston (UH) tradition, brought sweethearts Elizabeth Ann Butts and Sean O’Day Piper together. Their journey eventually took them from college to the Julia Ideson Library for a spectacular wedding and reception with plenty of custom flair. Liz graduated from Cinco Ranch […]

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn Nov 2014

| November 1, 2014
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn Nov 2014

Third Annual Breakfast For A Blessing Christ Clinic hosted its third annual Breakfast for a Blessing at the Omni Houston Hotel Westside. This year’s guest speaker was George V. Masi, President and CEO of Harris Health Systems. Christ Clinic is located in the heart off Old Katy. Christ Clinic is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit charitable medical […]

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Furniture Predictions for 2015

| November 1, 2014
Furniture Predictions for 2015

Exciting trends for your home in the New Year By Ruth Towns What can we anticipate for trending home and furniture design in 2015? One prognosticator is the High Point Market in North Carolina – the largest home furnishings industry trade show in the world. Bringing together furniture and accessory manufacturers, importers and retailers each […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Top 10 Thanksgiving Collectibles

| November 1, 2014
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Top 10 Thanksgiving Collectibles

Here are the top 10 Thanksgiving holiday collectibles that you can find in your mother’s or grandmother’s kitchen and beyond.




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Welcoming Guests for the Holidays

| November 1, 2014
Welcoming Guests for the Holidays

Simple Tips To Make Your Home Festive And Inviting By Janine Godwin, Organizing Designer Family and friends gathering together during this time of year creates memories that will last a lifetime, and surrounding yourself with those you love is the heart of the holiday season. Inviting guests into your home is a wonderful way to […]

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the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher November 2014

| November 1, 2014
the Editor’s Picks …  Linda Anderson, editor & publisher November 2014

MY FAVORITES:

-Baby Elephant Falls, is Saved by Parents
-Heavenly Hasselback Sweet Potatoes
-Perfect for Thanksgiving: 5 Fall Sangrias




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Holiday Gift Guide

| November 1, 2014
Holiday Gift Guide

COBBLESTONE COTTAGE Cobblestone Cottage is excited to announce the opening of their second store in Fulshear Town Center! You can now find your favorite items at two convenient locations! Cobblestone Cottage will be featuring new lines and your favorites such as Joseph Ribkoff, Ivy Jane, Missy Robertson, Judith March, Johnny Was, Comfy USA and so […]

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Historically Katy
Will Hunting Geese be History?

| November 1, 2014
Historically Katy </br> Will Hunting Geese be History?

It is hunting season for Texas waterfowl and there is a chapter of Katy history to go with it. Small ponds once dotted the Katy prairie, most created where wild buffaloes once wallowed. The ponds held water year-round and were filled with thousands of crawdads, turtles, snakes, bullfrogs and most importantly, ducks Farming families hunted […]

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Diabetes Distress vs. Depression

| November 1, 2014
Diabetes Distress vs. Depression

Are People With Type 2 Being Misdiagnosed? Researchers have long understood there is a strong association between diabetes and depression. But new research presented at the American Diabetes Association’s 74th Scientific Sessions® earlier this year shows that symptoms of depression in people with type 2 diabetes can be significantly reduced through interventions for “diabetes distress,” […]

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Pancreatic Cancer

| November 1, 2014
Pancreatic Cancer

What’s New In Research And Treatment The American Cancer Society’s most recent estimates for pancreatic cancer in the United States are for 2014: About 46,420 people (23,530 men and 22,890 women) will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. About 39,590 people (20,170 men and 19,420 women) will die of pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer accounts for about […]

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Around Katy

| November 1, 2014
Around Katy

Community groups and people making local news




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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students Nov 2014

| November 1, 2014
Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students Nov 2014

THS JV CHEERLEADERS HOLIDAY CHEER The JV cheerleading squad at Taylor High School decided to spread cheer to other parts of the Katy community. During this Holiday season, the JV cheer squad will assist Stuff the Sleigh, a Katy charitable organization whose purpose is to offer children with cancer to have their Christmas wishes come […]

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Discoveries November 2014

| November 1, 2014
Discoveries November 2014

WISTERIA Elevate your dining experience with the casual elegance of this gorgeous chandelier. The glass makes for a truly spectacular experience—watch the light play around the room, catching on the sparkling glasses, and warming up the bone china. The chandelier is made of iron and glass with a nickel finish and comes with an eight-foot […]

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Fall Zinnias Named Texas Superstars

| November 1, 2014
Fall Zinnias Named Texas Superstars

New Marylandica type forms “mounds of color” By Robert Burns What really got the Texas Superstar board members excited about fall zinnias were some new series, including the marylandica types that form disease-resistant “mounds of color,” lasting until frost when planted in late summer, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Research horticulturist. “These are very colorful […]

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Katy Business Nov 2014

| November 1, 2014
Katy Business Nov 2014

MEMORIAL HERMANN MEDICAL GROUP FIRETHORNE Family medicine doctor Amber Kazi, M.D. has joined Memorial Hermann Medical Group Firethorne. Dr. Kazi graduated from King Edward Medical College and provides highly personalized care for patients of all ages. Among the many conditions she treats, her special interests include preventive care, women’s and adolescent health, and dermatology. Dr. […]

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Simple Basics Become Simply Magical This Holiday Season

| November 1, 2014
Simple Basics Become Simply Magical This Holiday Season

Courtesy of Family Features The holidays are that special time of year when ingredients are more than just ingredients — they’re what you make of them. The secret to amazing appeti­zers, memorable meals and fantastic celebra­tions can be as simple as a few key basics. That’s why Randalls is making it easier to find value […]

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