Katy Lifestyles & Homes magazine http://katylifestylesandhomes.com Katy Texas Lifestyles & Homes magazine Mon, 01 May 2017 00:12:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.9 A Vision in White http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/a-vision-in-white/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 09:39:11 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22746 Clean Lines And Open Spaces Make This Home Shine Octavio Orozco figures if he can visualize how an ad campaign is going to turn out, he can visualize the end design of a house. “I’m surrounded by creativity all day in my work,” says the Hispanic marketing agency co-founder who eats up design the way […]

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The Evolving Work of Katy Artist Mike Peyton: http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/the-evolving-work-of-katy-artist-mike-peyton/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 09:37:08 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22742 Philosopher, Re-Inventor, Destroyer Of Sharpies Interview by Mara Soloway Mike Peyton’s drive to create has been getting more and more intense of late, like a disturbance in his force moving him forward. Known since 2005 for his decorated snake gourd sculptures and wooden creations, for the last few years Peyton, 53, has also been in […]

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Craig Biggio http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/craig-biggio/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 09:35:08 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22744 Houston’s Adopted Son Still Giving Back To The City With Coaching, Community Service And A Cool New Restaurant By Judy Latta Craig Alan Biggio may have been born and raised on Long Island, New York, but Houston has been his home since being drafted by the Astros in 1987. One of only a few players […]

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Flight in April ‘Houston’s Largest Home Tour’ Takes http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/flight-in-april-houstons-largest-home-tour-takes/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 09:33:08 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22748 Well-Appointed Homes, Jam-Packed Events And A Bounty Of Butterflies Mark The Event Houston’s Largest Home Tour is taking flight, promising an April filled with well-appointed homes, jam-packed events and a bounty of butterflies. Hundreds of homes — including more than 150 models — will be open daily in Johnson Development’s 14 master-planned communities throughout Houston. […]

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Hibiscus Season is Here http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/hibiscus-season-is-here/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 09:31:08 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22733 Lone Star Chapter Of The American Hibiscus Society To Hold Annual Shows, April 23 And May 13 Whether you are a serious cultivator of the exotic hibiscus plant or just a casual gardener, you won’t want to miss the Lone Star Chapter of the American Hibiscus Society’s (AHS) annual show and sale events coming up […]

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Los Sueños Resort and Marina http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/los-suenos-resort-marina/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 08:48:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22735 A Costa Rican Dream Come True By Cheryl Alexander Los Sueños Resort and Marina is a destination resort community that doesn’t disappoint. In fact, when considering the most listed items from a “dream vacation” checklist, Los Sueños scores 100 percent. Ease of access — Check. To get to Costa Rica, fly direct for three hour […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kayla and Tim http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/memorable-weddings-kayla-and-tim/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 08:46:43 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22738 A damsel in distress and a chivalrous Texas A&M University Corpsman met by chance at Spence Park in College Station. Little did they know this encounter would become a prelude to matrimony, complete with a romantic spring proposal under the Century Tree!

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Katy Happenings April 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/katy-happenings-april-2017/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 08:46:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22740 KATY ISD HOSTS 32ND ANNUAL KATY FOLK LIFE FESTIVAL, APRIL 1 Ever wondered what life was like in the late 1800’s for the pioneers of early Texas? At the upcoming 32nd Annual Katy Folk Life Festival, visitors will get a chance to experience pioneer life by seeing how they dressed, how they survived, the types […]

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Socially Speaking – Michelle Anderson April 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/socially-speaking-with-michelle-anderson-april-2017/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 08:42:01 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22764 READ ABOUT:
-- Krewe of Katy Ball De L'Coronation
-- Katy Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Gala
-- Rodeo Uncorked
-- Kickin' It Up At the Boots & Badges Gala

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – April 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/fashion-whats-in-stores-now-april-2017/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 08:40:11 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22718 FENDI - Double micro baguette in pink leather with studs.

SUZ SOMERSALL - Solid gold blue moonstone aquamarine Aegean ring.

SOPHIA WEBSTER- Lucita canvas espadrille wedge sandal in pastel pink. ...

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Antiques and Alzheimer’s Memory Care http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/arts-antiques-by-dr-lori-antiques-and-alzheimers-memory-care/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 08:38:21 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22722 My parents both suffered from Alz­hei­mer’s disease, re­­­­­­quiri­ng specialized care. I am not a specialist in Alz­heimer’s care nor am I trained to give medical advice. That said, as a child of two parents with Alz­heimer’s, I know something about the struggles for families living with the disease.

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Katy Business April 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/katy-business-april-2017/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 08:36:01 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22752 JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT REPORTS FOUR MOST ACTIVE COMMUNITIES Four projects of premier residential developer Johnson Development Corp. – the most of any developer – have been listed on Houston Business Journal’s tally of the most active master-planned communities in the Houston area. Johnson Development’s Riverstone community took the No. 1 spot on the annual list, which […]

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Six Steps Toward Preventing Nearly Half of Colorectal Cancer Cases http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/six-steps-toward-preventing-nearly-half-of-colorectal-cancer-cases/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 08:34:17 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22726 Research-Based Strategies To Reduce Your Risk Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States. It is also one of the most preventable. Research shows that Americans can prevent tens of thousands of colorectal cancer cases every year through diet, physically activity and weight management, say experts at the American Institute of […]

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Historically Katy Going to Market http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/historically-katy-going-to-market/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 08:32:27 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22759 Katy shoppers enjoy significant conveniences these days. Numerous retailers have moved into the area making it easy to find almost anything and grocery shopping has become an adventure. Locals know where to find a vast supply of basic essentials, international foods, the fresh farm markets, the store where folks from all over the state visit […]

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Around Katy April 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/around-katy-april-2017/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 08:28:31 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22755 KATY 2017 FFA RODEO PARADE JUDGES ANNOUNCED Several Katy businessmen and women helped judge the Katy FFA Rodeo Parade on Feb. 21. Parade Judges included Anna Anew (2 years judging), managing partner, MBA CTP of CFO Strategic Results; Steve Behmer (host), retired; Newell Cheatheam (7 years judging), president/building designer of Newell’s Designs; and Frank Peterek […]

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Discoveries April 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/discoveries-april-2017/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 08:27:07 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22716 SHELBY DILLON BLUE ELEPHANT PILLOW Grab this limited edition, Blue Elephant Pillow for your home today. This 100% cotton twill pillow with a luxurious down insert is a perfect fit for your living space or bedroom. The 90/10 down insert is oversized, creating an extra fluffy throw pillow experience and that soft, luxurious feel that […]

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Book Reviews April 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/book-reviews-april-2017/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 08:26:30 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22713 BECOMING A PEACEFUL MOM Peaceful mom. It hardly seems that the words could go together. Yet the peace you crave can be yours in every season of raising children. Whether you have teenagers or toddlers, being a mom is a daunting and amazing responsibility. In Becoming A Peaceful Mom: Through Every Season of Raising Your […]

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The High Point of Your Home Decor http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/the-high-point-of-your-home-decor/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 08:24:24 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22724 Show Off Your Decorating Flair With These Home Interior Trends By Mara Soloway The High Point Market is back with its home interiors prognostications for this Spring. This twice-yearly market held in North Carolina is full of design and furniture inspiration. If you can’t find something you love at this market, then it just hasn’t […]

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Make Pool Maintenance a Pleasant Experience http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/make-pool-maintenance-a-pleasant-experience/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 08:22:11 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22728 These Tips From The Pros Can Help You Keep Your Pool Sparkling  By Merry Wise  Pool season is here! The weather is warm, and it’s time to enjoy the pool once again. Use these useful professional tips to take the struggle out of pool maintenance and make it the fun experience it is meant to be. […]

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Exploring a Culinary Classic http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/exploring-a-culinary-classic/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 08:20:27 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22886 ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES WITH POTATOES Delicious and nutritious, it’s no wonder potatoes are a menu staple for many. Everyone craves meal variety, and potatoes offer a perfect canvas to inspire new flavor exploration so you can enjoy something different every day. From russets, reds, yellows, whites and purples to petites, fingerlings and more, there are multiple […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, April 2017 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/katy-texas-schools-sports-students-april-2017/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 08:18:34 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22757 Read about the achievements of area schools and students.

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Touring Napa and Sonoma, Part II http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/touring-napa-and-sonoma-part-ii/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 08:12:55 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22750 More Wineries That Are “Must Visits” In the July 2016 issue, I wrote about some of the to-die-for wineries in Napa and Sonoma that are “must” visits. To view that article, visit houstonlifestyles.com, click on “Wine, Food and Travel” and scroll down to it. Since I have more to offer on this subject, the following […]

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Acura MDX & Toyota Avalon http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/acura-mdx-and-toyota-avalon/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 08:10:06 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22720 By Kelly Foss mycardata.com Acura MDX | Starting price: $44,000 The MDX is a charter member of the midsize SUV fraternity. It first hit the market in 2000. With no traditional truck-based body-on-frame vehicles built by Honda or Acura, the front wheel driver/all-wheel drive MDX became an industry innovator. SUV’s in this class come with […]

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Kitchens That Cook http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/kitchens-that-cook/ Wed, 01 Mar 2017 10:38:11 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22552 Creating A Culinary Space Text by Cheryl Alexander Kitchen designs are as varied as the cooks who use them. Some are so lackluster that even the thought of cooking in them can stifle any craving. Others, however, like the culinary spaces fashioned by these talented designers and their teams, really whet the appetite for creating […]

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Volunteerism and Generosity Fuel The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/volunteerism-and-generosity-fuel-the-houston-livestock-show-and-rodeo/ Wed, 01 Mar 2017 10:37:08 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22548 Chairman Jack Lyons Has Given His Time And Effort Since 1981 By Mara Soloway The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ will welcome visitors from March 7-26 with its well-established array of attractions, entertainment and special events – everything from horse and livestock shows to children’s learning opportunities such as AGventure, from school art displays to […]

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The 72nd Pin Oak Charity Horse Show is March 22-April 2 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/the-72nd-pin-oak-charity-horse-show-is-march-22-april-2/ Wed, 01 Mar 2017 10:36:53 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22586 The Event Ensures A Memorable, Affordable Equestrian Experience For Spectators Of All Ages By Mary Jones and Laura Pennino Are you ready for an experience close to home that is extremely affordable and memorable? Then make your way to the 72nd Pin Oak Charity Horse Show, March 22 through April 2 at the Great Southwest […]

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