Katy Lifestyles & Homes magazine http://katylifestylesandhomes.com Katy Texas Lifestyles & Homes magazine Tue, 20 Jun 2017 21:36:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.10 A Glamorous Lifestyle Downsized http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/a-glamorous-lifestyle-downsized/ Thu, 01 Jun 2017 10:39:11 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23113 The Move From Louisiana’s Bayou Desiard To Texas Marks Life Change Text by Cheryl Alexander | Photography by Casey Dunn | Construction by Steve Hood, Steve Hood Company | Interiors by Mil Bodron, Bodron + Fruit, Floral design by Todd Events Typically, life’s most significant events are marked by significant changes. In the case of this homeowner, the death of her husband […]

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“Paw-terest” – Your Pet Photos! http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/paw-terest-your-pet-photos/ Thu, 01 Jun 2017 09:58:02 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23156 Our favorite purr-fect pet photos from readers.

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How to Put the Brakes on Pet Car Sickness http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/how-to-put-the-brakes-on-pet-car-sickness/ Thu, 01 Jun 2017 09:55:43 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23159 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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Food and Wine Lovers Delighted by Second Farm & Vineyard Faire http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/food-and-wine-lovers-delighted-by-second-farm-vineyard-faire/ Thu, 01 Jun 2017 09:37:08 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23111 Outdoor Festival Benefitted Friends Of Fort Bend County Historical Commission More than 750 guests enjoyed the second annual Farm & Vineyard Faire held Sunday afternoon, April 30 at Fulshear Run, a prestigious new acreage-lot residential community in Fulshear. When the People’s Choice ballots were tallied, Sapore Ristorante Italiano emerged as the crowd favorite in the […]

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Texas Children’s Fifth Annual Family Fun Run http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/texas-childrens-fifth-annual-family-fun-run/ Thu, 01 Jun 2017 09:35:08 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23115 Race Encouraged Houston-Area Children And Their Families To Adopt Active, Healthy Lifestyles More than 3,500 Houston-area residents participated in the fifth annual Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Marathon Foundation Family Fun Run on April 8 at Texas Chil­dren’s Hospital West Campus. Families with children of all abilities were on hand for the non-competitive 1K and […]

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“Treasures of the Texas Coast” http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/treasures-of-the-texas-coast/ Thu, 01 Jun 2017 09:33:08 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23124 Katy Students Named Finalists In 2017 Adopt-A-Beach Children’s Art Contest Seven Katy students were selected as finalists in the 2017 Texas General Land Office’s children’s art contest, Adopt-A-Beach Treasures of the Texas Coast, as announced by Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush: Ailsa Cheng, 9, a third-grader at Roosevelt Alexander Elementary; Daisy Chen, 7, second-grader […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Stephy and Bryan http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/memorable-weddings-stephy-and-bryan/ Thu, 01 Jun 2017 08:46:43 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23104 Sylvia Bernier of Katy and Zachary Seaton of Bakersfield, California met as university students. During their very first date, they discovered that they were a perfect pair!

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Katy Happenings June 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/katy-happenings-june-2017/ Thu, 01 Jun 2017 08:46:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23107 HOUSTON EXOTIC AUTO FESTIVAL & LUXURY LIFESTYLE E-X-P-O, JUNE 4 The 2017 Houston Exotic Auto Festival & Luxury Lifestyle E-X-P-O will be held at NRG Center, Hall B, One NRG Park, in Houston on Sunday, June 4 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. The event will include McLaren, Aston Martin, Jaguar, Alfa Romeo, Rolls Royce, Bugatti, Ferrari, […]

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Socially Speaking – Michelle Anderson June 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/socially-speaking-michelle-anderson-june-2017/ Thu, 01 Jun 2017 08:42:06 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23147 --Wild West Brew Fest
--Literary And Fine Arts Festival & Parade
--Katy ISD Education Foundation GROOVE For Teachers!
--Painting It Forward!
--Cinco Ranch Ladies Club - My Favorite Things!

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It’s Summertime, and the Outdoor Living is Easy http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/its-summertime-and-the-outdoor-living-is-easy/ Thu, 01 Jun 2017 08:40:11 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23097 These Ideas Will Keep You Outdoors, No Matter How High The Temperature Climbs By Mara Soloway It’s summer, which means it’s time to enjoy your backyard and entertain on the patio. While the mercury is already on the rise in our area, don’t let the high temperatures send you, your family and your guests indoors […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – June 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/fashion-whats-in-stores-now-june-2017/ Thu, 01 Jun 2017 08:40:11 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23086 Ziad Nakad Spring-Summer Collection 2017

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Settling Estates Filled with Antiques http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/arts-antiques-by-dr-lori-settling-estates-filled-with-antiques/ Thu, 01 Jun 2017 08:38:21 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23091 Lori Verderame on Google+ Celebrity appraiser Dr. Lori Verderame is an internationally syndicated columnist, author, and award winning TV personality on History channel’s The Curse of Oak Island and Discovery’s Auction Kings. With a Ph.D. from Penn State University and museum experience, Dr. Lori presents her Antiques Appraisal Comedy Show to worldwide audiences. Learn more […]

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Katy Business June 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/katy-business-june-2017/ Thu, 01 Jun 2017 08:36:01 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23119 HOTZE HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTER NAMES NEW DIRECTOR OF ALLERGY Hotze Health & Wellness Center (HHWC), is excited to announce Ronald Parker, P.A. as its new Director of Allergy. Parker is a provider who specializes in allergy and will be providing one-on-one care and customized treatment for HHWC’s expanding allergy practice. He attended the U.S. […]

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Botulinum Toxin Injections Between the Brows Produce Significant Patient Satisfaction Rates http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/botulinum-toxin-injections-between-the-brows-produce-significant-patient-satisfaction-rates/ Thu, 01 Jun 2017 08:34:17 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23099 Study Highlights Patient-Perceived Benefits Botulinum toxin type A injections are the most common cosmetic procedure performed in the United States. There were 4.3 million procedures performed in 2015 accounting for 42 percent of all cosmetic procedures in that year, based on the Cosmetic Surgery National Data Bank Statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic […]

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Prostate Cancer Screening Rates Appear to Level after Recent Drop http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/prostate-cancer-screening-rates-appear-to-level-after-recent-drop/ Thu, 01 Jun 2017 08:33:17 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23101   Declines In PSA Testing That Came After Changes In Government Screening Guidelines Have Abated Declines in prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing that came after changes in government screening guidelines have abated in recent years, according to a new study. Writing in JAMA Internal Medicine, American Cancer Society investigators say about one in three men […]

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Historically Katy Tri-County Katy http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/historically-katy-tri-county-katy-2/ Thu, 01 Jun 2017 08:32:27 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23126 Living in the Katy area can get confusing. While several hundred thousand people call Katy home, only about 16,000 actually live in the City of Katy. Folks are further divided by county lines. Katy residents live in Harris, Fort Bend and Waller Counties. The counties meet at a point within the city limits. Surveyors marked […]

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Discoveries June 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/discoveries-june-2017/ Thu, 01 Jun 2017 08:27:07 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23084 GRILLWORKS DUAL 42 This will make dad put away all of his other grills. Two independent crankwheel-controlled grill surfaces that can be coupled with the flip of a lever into one large one, Asador tube frame, fire brick back, twin folding side trays and rotisserie make this unit a standout. grillworksusa.com _________________________________________________________________________________ EMOJI COASTERS Designer […]

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Book Reviews June 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/book-reviews-june-2017/ Thu, 01 Jun 2017 08:26:30 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23082 THE COMMUNITY GARDENING HANDBOOK Community gardens are “cropping” up all over, allowing neighbors to work together, grow together, and reap the delicious rewards of their labor together. As more people become interested in grow­ing their own food, community-gardening is exploding in popularity, as city and suburban dwellers try out their green thumbs. The Community Gardening […]

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What’s Underfoot in Laminate Flooring http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/whats-underfoot-in-laminate-flooring-2/ Thu, 01 Jun 2017 08:24:24 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23095 Laminate flooring is a multi-layer synthetic flooring product fused together using a lamination process. This type of flooring can accurately simulate almost anything — wood, stone, even photographs or scans of anything imaginable — by covering a photographic applique layer with a clear protective layer. The interior layer is typically composed of melamine resin and […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, June 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/katy-texas-schools-sports-students-june-2017/ Thu, 01 Jun 2017 08:18:34 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23121 Read about the achievements of area schools and students.

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Lexus RC Coupe and Kia Forte http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/lexus-rc-coupe-and-kia-forte/ Thu, 01 Jun 2017 08:10:06 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23088   Lexus RC Coupe | Starting price: $40,000 Any proper luxury brand like Lexus is expected to offer a sporty luxury coupe. It must have the obligatory front engine, rear-wheel-drive layout, two doors, swoopy styling and lots of power. The Lexus RC coupe fits that description very well. The RC is offered in several versions. […]

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2017 Good Brick Award Winner http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/2017-good-brick-award-winner/ Mon, 01 May 2017 09:39:11 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22908 A 1920s Building Receives A Facelift, A New Life And A New Family Since 1979, Preservation Houston has presented the Good Brick Awards recognizing outstanding contributions to the preservation, restoration and enhancement of Houston’s architectural and cultural heritage. Nomination categories include the renovation, restoration, or adaptive reuse of a building; new buildings or sympathetic additions […]

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Vibrancy in Art and Words http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/vibrancy-in-art-and-words/ Mon, 01 May 2017 09:37:08 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22925 Houston Artist And Poet Carolyn Dahl Fills Her Life With Inspired Accomplishments Interview by Mara Soloway It’s rare that Carolyn Dahl creates artworks with muted colors. The vibrant hues she uses for her artistry are inspired by the first box of crayons she received as a child growing up in rural Minnesota. “I think I […]

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30 Years and Counting http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/30-years-and-counting/ Mon, 01 May 2017 09:35:08 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22981 Johnny Carrabba Shares His Family’s Success Story The abundance of great food is Houston is widely known, and foodies can find trendy, beautiful, satisfying restaurants on almost every city block both inside and outside the loop. But the Carrabba family and the huge success they’ve experienced is unique. Why? Not just because they are family-owned […]

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1st Annual Katy Color Run Attracts 700 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/first-annual-katy-color-run-attracts-700/ Mon, 01 May 2017 09:35:08 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22930 Fun Event Benefited Three Local Service Organizations More than 700 local residents atten­ded the first annual Katy Color Run on March 25. The event benefited three local organizations: Christ Clinic, Clothed by Faith and Hope Impacts. The event got off to a colorful start with a 1K Kids’ Dash and was followed by a chalk- […]

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Katy ISD Artwork Auctions off for Big Money at Houston Livestock show and Rodeo http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/katy-isd-artwork-auctions-off-for-big-money-at-houston-livestock-show-and-rodeo/ Mon, 01 May 2017 09:33:08 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22932 Student Sculpture Breaks World Record And Sells For $102,000! Hard work and determination paid off for two Katy ISD students whose artwork advanced to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo art auction in March. McMeans Junior High eighth-grader Charles Jang’s artwork competed in the Grand Prix judging and won first place against students from more […]

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