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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Kathleen and Matt

| October 1, 2017
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Kathleen and Matt

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Garza Photo + Design Aggie sweethearts Kathleen Cooke and Matt Crook met through a mutual friend the summer of 2010. Kathleen attended Jersey Village High School, and Matt attended Banquete High School. They both majored in communications and minored in business at Texas A&M University. Kathleen is an account […]

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JR Custom – helping victims of natural disasters

| September 1, 2017
JR Custom – helping victims of natural disasters

JR Custom is unfortunately greatly experienced in helping victims of natural disasters. In 2008, we were integral in the rebuilding of many homes and businesses in South Texas following Ike’s devastation. We like to believe that we were more integral in rebuilding lives and felt truly fortunate to help those in need. With over 21 […]

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Katy Happenings September 2017

| September 1, 2017
Katy Happenings September 2017

ANNUAL MISSOURI CITY POLICE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION INVITATIONAL GOLF SCRAMBLE, SEPT. 8 The annual Missouri City Police Officers Association Police Invitational Golf Scramble will be held on Friday, Sept. 8, at the Quail Valley Golf Club. The tournament will recognize past and present First Responders for their service to the community. The tournament will include the […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Natasha and James

| September 1, 2017
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Natasha and James

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Weva Photography Houstonian Natasha Dara met En­glish­­man James Langridge overseas in 2010. The couple fell in love, and after four-and-a-half years of courtship exchanged vows in a dream wedding on July 25, 2015 amidst family and friends from all over the world. They were married at the Little Flower […]

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Grow a Bigger Garden in a Smaller Space

| September 1, 2017
Grow a Bigger Garden in a Smaller Space

Space-Saving Ideas For Increased Productivity By Melinda Myers Whether in the ground or on a balcony or deck, there’s always room to grow your own garden-fresh produce and beautiful flowers. Space- saving gardening techniques and products can help you increase productivity in any available space. Consider elevated gardens and planter carts that not only save […]

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2017 Fort Bend County Fair Entertainment Lineup

| August 1, 2017
2017 Fort Bend County Fair Entertainment Lineup

There’s Something For Everyone In Concerts Sept. 29-Oct. 8 A Grammy winner, a Texas Music pioneer, and an alumnus of The Voice are a few of the credentials of artists who will be performing at the 2017 Fort Bend County Fair. The entertainment lineup has been officially revealed, and 14 singers representing Texas Music, Traditional […]

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Bringing Home the Bacon Bros.

| July 1, 2017
Bringing Home the Bacon Bros.

Travis Cook And Joseph Zerwas Bring Inventive Restaurant To Sugar Land Town Square Text by Mara Soloway As you walk toward Bacon Bros. Public House on Sugar Land Town Square, the smell of bacon being smoked hits you about a block away. If you can’t get to the restaurant by following your sense of smell, […]

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Oriya Organics

| July 1, 2017
Oriya Organics

Katy Family Develops Nutritional Supplements To Maximize Fitness And Optimize Health By Judy Latta When Ryan Larson, a professional mixed martial artist (MMA), was in training for competition, he and his brother Jonathon, his personal trainer, fastidiously scrutinized labels and monitored everything that Ryan ingested to try to maximize his physical prowess. Unfortunately, however, the […]

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How to Keep Your Child Learning This Summer

| July 1, 2017
How to Keep Your Child Learning This Summer

Make The School Break A Springboard For Achievement Summer can be incredibly daunting for any parent, even more so if the child has behavioral, social, or learning difficulties. Did you know that often, in these cases, the child may have left- or right-brain weakness — leading to outbursts, tantrums, or full on meltdowns? But according […]

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The National Day of Prayer Ignites Fire on the Altar

| July 1, 2017
The National Day of Prayer Ignites Fire on the Altar

One Event, Two Locations, Three Days Occasionally people have the opportunity to participate in something bigger than themselves. “I believe very, very much that there are some things I can do by myself, but there are some things that are only possible when we all come together,” said Pastor Gbolanhan Faluade (Falu) of The River […]

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“Paw-terest” – Your Pet Photos!

| June 1, 2017
“Paw-terest” – Your Pet Photos!

Our favorite purr-fect pet photos from readers.

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How to Put the Brakes on Pet Car Sickness

| June 1, 2017
How to Put the Brakes on Pet Car Sickness

Remedies For Dogs Who Travel Many of us may be planning on hitting the road with our pooches for a little summer fun. However, for some four-legged family members, road trips can mean upset tummies. Queasiness in the car is not just a human problem. Dogs and puppies do sometimes experience motion sickness on car […]

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Paw-terest 2016

| June 1, 2016
Paw-terest 2016

“Paw-terest” – Your Pet Photos
Our favorite purr-fect pet photos from readers.

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Water Garden and Pond Tour, May 7-8

| May 1, 2016
Water Garden and Pond Tour,  May 7-8

  Event Is A Self-Guided Tour Of Gardens Across Metro Area By Mara Soloway Do you dream of turning your mundane St. Augustine lawn into a more meditative outdoor space with lovely water lilies and the sound of running water? Does the idea of sipping your morning coffee in a peaceful retreat with dancing dragonflies […]

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Dining Out With Your Dog.

| January 1, 2016
Dining Out With Your Dog.

Tips for a pleasant restaurant experience outdoors Pets are family, and when we venture out, they should be able to join us. That includes bringing them to pet friendly restaurants. Although pets are not allowed inside establishments that serve food due to health code laws, many restaurants have pet- friendly outdoor seating and welcome four-legged […]

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Can Cosmetic Surgery Make You More Likeable?

| January 1, 2016
Can Cosmetic Surgery Make You More Likeable?

Study Finds Facial Rejuvenation Could Change How People Perceive Your Personality By Judy Latta We have all heard the adage, “don’t judge a book by its cover,” which encourages us to not pass judgment on others based on their outward appearances. Ideally, of course, this seems like good advice since first impressions are superficial and […]

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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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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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Howl-O-Ween Returns to
Bridgeland Oct. 24

| October 1, 2015
Howl-O-Ween Returns to </br>Bridgeland Oct. 24

Seventh annual canine event to also feature feline entertainment Crowds, canines and… cats? The seventh annual Howl-O-Ween Fest at Bridgeland is mixing it up on Saturday, October 24 as one of the event’s headlining performers brings along its pack of circus-trained felines. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Oak Meadow Park, 17730 House Hahl […]

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Book Reviews Oct 2015

| October 1, 2015
Book Reviews Oct 2015

DINING ON A FOOD STAMP BUDGET When Leanne Brown moved to New York to earn a master’s degree in food studies, she learned that 46 million Americans have to survive on only $4 a day, the amount provided through SNAP (the U.S. government’s food stamps program). Millions of others, too, live under similar constraints – […]

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Discoveries Oct 2015

| October 1, 2015
Discoveries Oct 2015

FRIENDLY PHEASANTS These colorful Friendly Pheasants add a festival feel to this season. This fuzzy duo features a colorful, detailed felt physique with a real feathered tail. Bendable wire feet allow you to perch these festive pheasants on a console, mantel, or tabletop. wisteria.com   RESTAURANT NEON SIGN C1040S Bonjour! Salvaged from a restaurant in […]

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