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A Tisket, A Tasket A Cupcake Easter Basket

| April 1, 2012
A Tisket, A Tasket A Cupcake Easter Basket

Go beyond store-bought marshmallow chicks and chocolate rabbits this year. Perfect for some-bunny special – or as a dessert to brighten any holiday table – A Tisket, A Tasket, A Cupcake Easter Basket cupcakes prove that it can be a good idea to put all your eggs in one basket. “These cupcakes look impressive,” says […]

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Sweet Simplicity

| April 1, 2012
Sweet Simplicity

As much fun as it is to make fancy treats, sometimes simple really is better. This Easter, keep things sweet and simple when it comes to making desserts. These Easter Egg Treats are a fun twist on marshmallow crispy bars — the kids can help shape the eggs and sprinkle them with pretty toppings. It […]

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Toyota Prius C and Jaguar XF

| April 1, 2012
Toyota Prius C and Jaguar XF

By Kelly Foss
The Evoque delivers premium levels of craftsmanship, luxury, performance and renowned Land Rover Evoque multi-terrain capability in a more compact package.
The XTS is a large elegant sedan that derives its luxury though technology according to Cadillac.




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A Conversation with Lyle Lovett

| March 1, 2012
A Conversation with Lyle Lovett

By Melanie Saxton Lyle Lovett was born and raised in the small town of Klein — an area that has grown up with him. He remembers a time when agriculture wasn’t corporate and local farmers supplied produce to the grocery stores. He also has fond recollections of the dairy farm

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Cajun Comforts

| March 1, 2012
Cajun Comforts

There’s no denying the fierce Cajun roots in this household. A fondness for Louisiana architecture is evident in this 8,175-square-foot home. New Orleans style lampposts replace simple columns as entry to the dining room. A Mardi Gras style balcony, complete with festive jester and a cascade of colorful beads, is an attention-grabber in the gameroom.

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Katy Texas Events March 2012

| March 1, 2012
Katy Texas Events March 2012

Pin Oak Charity Horse Show MARCH 21 The Pin Oak Charity Horse Show, awarded as USEF’s Favorite Andalusian and Lusitano show in 2011, is set for March 21-April 1. Nearly $8,000 in total prize money will be awarded in the All-breed Haras Dos Cavaleiros Working Equitation Championships, IALHA Performance Championships, and Yearling Futurity classes for […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, Mar 2012

| March 1, 2012
Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, Mar 2012

NCL CELEBRATES CLASS OF 2012 – The Star Chapter of NCL celebrated the Senior Class of 2012 in the ballroom of the Omni Houston Hotel at Westside in February. Twenty-three young ladies were recognized for all they have accomplished in the past six years in the NCL organization. They have contributed more than 6,000 hours […]

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Katy People and Events, Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn, March 2012

| March 1, 2012
Katy People and Events, Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn, March 2012

Teacher Of The Year Brick Dedication The 2010 – 2011 Teachers of the Year received a very special gift this past year. The Katy Heritage Society, Rover Oaks Pet Resort and Venus Construction teamed up and gave each teacher a brick in honor of their award! On Nov. 30 the bricks were unveiled by Superintendent […]

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Young Artist Keeps Hitting The Right Notes

| March 1, 2012
Young Artist Keeps Hitting The Right Notes

By Cindy Ziervogel Ethan Le wins area competitions with violin It is the very same thing Ethan Le loves about playing the violin today that failed to capture his interest when he was 6 years old and first introduced to the instrument. “I didn’t like it at all the first time I held a violin. […]

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Luck O’ the Irish in the Heart of Katy

| March 1, 2012
Luck O’ the Irish in the Heart of Katy

With St. Patrick’s Day approaching, we step into a uniquely Irish culture to celebrate the occasion By Melanie Saxton Houston and surrounding areas all have their fair share of Irish traditions, and Katy is no exception. It is home to the Irish American Heritage Association (IAHA), a close-knit group that meets the fourth Tuesday of […]

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Katy Business March 2012

| March 1, 2012
Katy Business March 2012

Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital hosted its annual Physician and Employee of the Year Reception. Affiliated physicians and staff nominated a handful of physicians and employees for the award. The winners are:  Molly Stanbery, 2011 Memorial Hermann Katy Employee of the Year; and Buckminster Farrow, M.D. is the 2011 Memorial Hermann Katy Physician of the Year. […]

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Neither Rain, Nor Sleet Nor Hail…

| March 1, 2012
Neither Rain, Nor Sleet Nor Hail…

This month the Katy Post Office will be celebrating its 44th anniversary. The building at the corner of Avenue B and Fourth Street was dedicated on April 22, 1967. The modern new facility was a welcome addition for Katy; by that time there were more than 1,500 residents, and a larger post office was badly […]

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Find Out What’s Keeping You Awake

| March 1, 2012
Find Out What’s  Keeping You Awake

Could it be pain — or too much TV before bedtime? What do sleep deprivation and pain have in common? Much more than most people realize. First, many people suffer from both conditions. More than 150 million Americans say they are not getting enough sleep, according to the National Sleep Foun­dation. And back pain affects […]

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Take The Plunge To Owning A Pool

| March 1, 2012
Take The Plunge To Owning A Pool

With the hot summer months almost upon us, the thought of rippling tides and sloshing water in the backyard certainly has a refreshing appeal. Pools add not only a higher resale value to the home, but also an opportunity for the family to spend more time with one another. There are a multitude of different […]

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First Class—Caribbean Style The Tuscany on Grace Bay

| March 1, 2012
First Class—Caribbean Style The Tuscany on Grace Bay

The Tuscany Resort is located on beautiful Grace Bay Beach in Turks and Caicos, just 15 minutes from Providenciales International Airport in the area known as the British West Indies. The resort offers 30 well-appointed condominium villas, each distinctly different in ambiance and décor. Each villa provides guests with the ultimate in privacy, luxury and […]

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Furniture and Accessory Trends

| March 1, 2012
Furniture and Accessory Trends

By Sandra Meineke There are no trends in furniture and home décor anymore. Or, everything is a trend, depending on what list, blog or design book you read. Basically, anything goes. Design leaders at High Point Market say home decorating is now far less about specific styles or periods, and more about putting a personal […]

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Discoveries

| March 1, 2012
Discoveries

Unique finds for your home and lifestyle
Colonial Candle Debuts New Premium Collections

Founded in 1909 on Cape Cod by school teacher Mabel Baker, the 103-year-old national brand leader in premium …
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Restyle Your Smile

| March 1, 2012
Restyle Your Smile

Dental implants becoming the treatment of choice for replacement of missing teeth By Cheryl Alexander Millions of Americans contend with missing teeth and the variety of options for restoring them. According to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), dental implants are frequently the best treatment for replacing missing teeth and are fast […]

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Two New Fragrant English Shrub Roses

| March 1, 2012
Two New Fragrant English Shrub Roses

From a new line of David Austin breeding  Now, American rose lovers can enjoy two delightful new David Austin English roses available by mail order. The two varieties are ‘Princess Anne’, a cerise pink fully-double rose from a new line of David Austin breeding, and ‘Skylark’, a lilac-pink semi-double rose. His English roses are known […]

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Fashion – Spring Finds

| March 1, 2012
Fashion – Spring Finds

    WESTERN BOOTS FROM ARIAT QUINCY COLLECTION A boot for the woman who loves to make a vibrant statement. Hand-drawn designs are by rodeo cowgirl Quincy Freeman. Shown is Corazon, Holly Rose (yellow) and Nevada Lily (blue). ariat.com

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