editor1

rss feed

editor1's Latest Posts

Katy People and Events, Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn, November 2011

| November 1, 2011 | 0 Comments
Katy People and Events, Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn, November 2011

Support the Girls Luncheon • Katy Art Mixer • Westside Chef’s Throwdown

Continue Reading

Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, Nov 2011

| November 1, 2011
Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, Nov 2011

MCMEANS JH NATIONAL JUNIOR HONOR SOCIETY COLLECTS ITEMS FOR FIRE VICTIMS – McMeans Junior High National Junior Honor Society held a donation drive to help those in need who lost their homes and belongings in the wildfires. Students collected clothing, toothbrushes, water, canned food, school supplies and even  pet food. _________________________________________________________________________________ MORTON RANCH HS HOSTS […]

Continue Reading

Around Katy Texas, News and Info, November 2011

| November 1, 2011
Around Katy Texas, News and Info, November 2011

KATY RICE HARVEST PARADE WINNERS. The Katy Rice Harvest Parade is one of the kick off events for the Annual Katy Rice Harvest Festival. Sponsored by Remedy Roofing, the parade was held in Historic Downtown Katy on Oct. 1. The parade judges were Stan Stanley, Cassie Richter and Tracy Gallimore. Lynn Cardiff, who was instrumental […]

Continue Reading

Katy Business November 2011

| November 1, 2011
Katy Business November 2011

  Cinco Ranch was named one of the top 20 master planned communities in the nation. ‹Metrostudy announced the results of its quarterly lot-by-lot survey, stating that five of the top 20 master planned communities in the nation are located in Fort Bend County. The top Master Planned Communities in Fort Bend County include Newland […]

Continue Reading

Victoria Garcia’s imagination earned her a five-year publishing contract

| November 1, 2011
Victoria Garcia’s imagination earned her a five-year publishing contract

From Age 7, A Successful Author By Cindy Ziervogel I Imagine Things Because I Picture Myself There is an anthology of children’s stories written and illustrated by Victoria Garcia when she was just 6 years old. She first started writing them when she was 5 and living in Monterrey, Mexico. Victoria’s book of 10 witty stories […]

Continue Reading

A Collection Embraces Texas, From arrowheads to cannonballs, History comes alive in the Smith household

| November 1, 2011
A Collection Embraces Texas, From arrowheads to cannonballs, History comes alive in the Smith household

By Melanie Saxton As a kid spending time South Texas, Randy Smith was always thrilled to find an Indian arrowhead or spear tip. “I started collecting them again when my firstborn, Audrey, was only two,” says Smith. He carried Audrey on his back, and twice she wanted down to pick an arrowhead off that hot […]

Continue Reading

Frank and Judy Bielec: TLC, Mosey ‘n Me, and a New Decade

| November 1, 2011
Frank and Judy Bielec: TLC, Mosey ‘n Me, and a New Decade

A chat with one of the most creative couples around — in Katy or the country By Melanie Saxton The Bielecs met with Lifestyles and Homes for a rare catch-up interview at a favorite haunt. “I planned the first six seasons of Trading Spaces at Starbucks,” says Frank, who appreciates his time on the wildly […]

Continue Reading

Comfort Food

| November 1, 2011
Comfort Food

By Carol Adams As Americans sit down to the Thanksgiving table this month, there will be some stand-by dishes on many tables. The turkey, of course, whether it is brined, roasted, or fried… stuffing, cranberries and the green bean casserole. Credited with the sale of hundreds of thousands of cans of fried onions and mushroom […]

Continue Reading

Take Control and Avoid Diabetes Complications

| November 1, 2011
Take Control and Avoid Diabetes Complications

Treatments can help those with diabetic nerve pain in hands and feet Changing health behaviors is vital for the nearly 26 million Americans with diabetes and the 79 million American adults with pre-diabetes. That’s because improperly managed diabetes can bring serious complications, including heart disease or stroke, kidney disease, nerve damage, vision loss or amputation. […]

Continue Reading

Urinary Tract Infection

| November 1, 2011
Urinary Tract Infection

Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention By Judy Latta Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the second most common infection of the body. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) estimates that UTIs account for about 8.3 million physician visits each year. According to the Mayo Clinic, a urinary tract infection begins in your urinary […]

Continue Reading

Wild, Wonderful Wilderness – Big Sky Montana

| November 1, 2011
Wild, Wonderful Wilderness – Big Sky Montana

THE CLUB AT SPANISH PEAKS OFFERS BIG FUN IN BIG SKY By Cheryl Alexander Big Sky, Montana: Pure and simple. Natural and unspoiled. The quintessential American wilderness. Roughly four million acres of National Forest, designated wilderness and national parks define Big Sky and in the midst of this gem of unblemished wild country sits The […]

Continue Reading

Kitchens to Build a Dream On

| November 1, 2011
Kitchens to Build a Dream On

2011 NKBA WINNERS PROVE DESIGN DREAMS ARE POSSIBLE A200-year-old home with a prize-winning kitchen? Sounds like an oxymoron, right? But, thanks to the skills of a talented designer, it’s a reality. Chris Novak Berry’s rustic-to-refined design won top awards as Best Kitchen of the year at the 2011 Design Comp­etition sponsored by the National Kitchen […]

Continue Reading

Discoveries

| November 1, 2011
Discoveries

French Tower Clock from Restoration Hardware • Calais Chandelier • Marimekko Unikko Red Plate from • Alex Drawer Unit from Ikea • Kyle Bunting Equestrian Art Chairs




Continue Reading

Houseplants — Good for Home and Health

| November 1, 2011
Houseplants — Good for Home and Health

Brighten winter days by growing plants indoors Bright blooms, the smell of fresh cut grass and a warm breeze may be missing this time of year, but there are ways you can brighten up the indoors and bring some summer gardening back into your life. Houseplants create a fantastic distraction for passing the winter doldrums […]

Continue Reading

Fall Planting for Fall Blooms

| November 1, 2011
Fall Planting for Fall Blooms

Three species that offer instant gratification Planting bulbs in fall is usually about anticipation of spring blooms. But there are a few fall-planted bulbs that actually offer near instant gratification. The Big Three are Colchicum, Autumn Crocus and Cyclamen hederifolium (hardy cyclamen). All are fairly small in stature, planted in fall, and bloom right away. […]

Continue Reading

Fabulous Designs Are Underfoot

| November 1, 2011
Fabulous Designs Are Underfoot

Exciting options for fashionable flooring Are you choosing floor décor for a new house or renovating an existing one? As you figure out what you want underfoot, trying to decide among today’s vast array of choices may well floor you! Here’s an overview of just some of the exciting options popular now in hard surfaces, […]

Continue Reading

Fashion: Season Essentials

| November 1, 2011
Fashion: Season Essentials

MARK CROSS Turnlock Bombe Small Flap in Rose from the fall/holiday collection. markcross.com

Continue Reading

Book Reviews Nov 2011

| November 1, 2011
Book Reviews Nov 2011

175 BEST BABYCAKES Kathy Moore and Roxanne Wyss’ book 175 Best Babycakes is the first and only cookbook specially written for the Babycakes Cupcake Maker appliance. This innovative cookbook is written, and all recipes tested, with correct size/portion and baking times specific for the appliance. The recipes feature everything from classics and kid favorites to […]

Continue Reading

Entertaining With Wine, Rule one: Keep it simple

| November 1, 2011
Entertaining With Wine, Rule one: Keep it simple

By Denman Moody denmanswineblog.com So you’d like to have some friends over for a three, four, or even five-course meal? Too difficult? Have each couple or each person bring one course and the wine to go with it. Too hard to coordinate? Here are some ideas: THREE-COURSE DINNER, RELATIVELY INEXPENSIVE a) Cold seafood course — […]

Continue Reading

Big Easy