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Modest Increases in High Blood Pressure Linked to Death; Heart Failure

| February 1, 2017
Modest Increases in High Blood Pressure Linked to Death; Heart Failure

American Heart Association Report Reveals Greater Risk To African American Adults Of All Ages Even modest increases in high blood pressure were linked to a greater risk of death and heart failure among African American adults of all ages, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of […]

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the Editor’s Picks … June 2017

| February 1, 2017
the Editor’s Picks …  June 2017

– Man Saves Abandoned Fawn
– Peach Bourbon Arnold Palmer
– Cowboy Caviar

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the Editor’s Picks … February 2017

| February 1, 2017
the Editor’s Picks …  February 2017

– Twin Babies Rock Out to Daddy’s Guitar
– Crème Brulee Cheesecake
– Skinny Broccoli Salad

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Historically Katy
THE KATY DEPOT

| February 1, 2017
Historically Katy </br>THE KATY DEPOT

By Carol Adams Our Katy Depot is a familiar sight; the caboose parked next door is a local landmark. In 1898, it was built just east of what is now Pin Oak road. It followed a standard plan with broad eaves, projecting windows to allow the station agent a view of incoming trains, and a […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, February 2017

| February 1, 2017
Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, February 2017

Read about the achievements of area schools and students.

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Discoveries February 2017

| February 1, 2017
Discoveries February 2017

FEATHERS WALL ART Good design is the result of many things. Original design breaks all notions of what is possible. At Phillips Collection, they thrive on the unexpected, bringing to market new concepts that are expertly crafted and strike a balance between form and function. phillipscollection.com

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Book Reviews February 2017

| February 1, 2017
Book Reviews February 2017

A RAINBOW OF SMOOTHIE BOWLS A Rainbow of Smoothie Bowls, by Leigh Weingus, is a cookbook that features more than 100 amazing creations and 40+ gorgeous, full-color photos. Page by page, this book serves up flavorful treats that are as nutritious as they are beautiful. In just a few simple steps, you’ll combine colorful fruits, […]

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Jackson Family Wines —
On Top of the World, Part II

| February 1, 2017
Jackson Family Wines —  </br>On Top of the World, Part II

An Unrivaled, Premium Collection Of Wineries And Estate Vineyards In Part I of this series, published in the January issue, I discussed the incredible Kendall-Jackson winery itself in Sonoma County, California, and the iconic Vintner’s Reserve Chardonnay that has been the top-selling U.S. Chardonnay for 24 years running. To read Part I, visit katylifestylesandhomes.com/jackson-family-wines-on-top-of-the-world-part-i/. In […]

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Chevrolet Bolt EV and Volvo XC90

| February 1, 2017
Chevrolet Bolt EV and Volvo XC90

Chevrolet Bolt EV | Starting price: $$30,000 When Chevrolet introduced the 2017 Bolt EV— a totally electric or battery electric vehicle — it fulfilled its promise to offer a long-range, affordable electric vehicle for the masses. This plug-in electric car represents a big step forward in EV design. The Bolt EV offers more than 200 […]

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Home is Where the Heart Is

| January 1, 2017
Home is Where the Heart Is

A Southern curbside charmer puts out the welcome mat She’s a real southern lady, clad in white, the perfect amalgam of tradition and modernity. If a house could speak, she’d offer you an iced tea and invitation to come in and sit a while.

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Katy-Based Liv & B Brings
Meaning to Jewelry

| January 1, 2017
Katy-Based Liv & B Brings </br>Meaning to Jewelry

Angela Martin’s Designs Reflect Her Focus on the Mind-Body Connection By Mara Soloway Angela Martin’s energetic and upbeat character had almost met its match in the long, dark hours of Alaskan winters. It was there she and her native-born husband, Shannon, 45, lived for 10 years and where they began their family; daughter Alivia is now […]

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Joel Osteen

| January 1, 2017
Joel Osteen

In His New Book, The World-Famous Minister Encourages The Faithful To Focus On The Positive By Judy Latta / Photography courtesy of Lakewood Church How you think is how you live.” That is the practical advice Lakewood Church Pastor Joel Osteen offers in his new book, Think Better, Live Better: A Victorious Life Begins in […]

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Texas-based Sewell Automotive Moves into Sugar Land and West Houston

| January 1, 2017
Texas-based Sewell Automotive Moves into Sugar Land and West Houston

New Audi And Mercedes-Benz Dealerships Are Part Of Its Largest-Ever Planned Expansion With the grand opening event on Nov. 28 of Audi Sugar Land and the opening of Mercedes-Benz of West Houston on Dec. 6, Sewell Automotive Companies is continuing its 105 years of growth in Texas. Audi Sugar Land officially opened Nov. 1 at 10330 […]

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Katy Happenings January 2017

| January 1, 2017
Katy Happenings January 2017

Mark your calendar with upcoming events and charitable events.

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Chelsey and Christian

| January 1, 2017
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br>Chelsey and Christian

They met and fell in love on a cruise, and years later became engaged on a cruise. True to a theme of “romance on the water,” Chelsey Hill and Christian Bradshaw exchanged vows at Paradise Cove at Lake Grapevine on Oct. 8, 2016.




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Socially Speaking with Jennifer Pierce January 2017

| January 1, 2017
Socially Speaking with Jennifer Pierce January 2017

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-11th Annual Katy Wine Fest
-Katy Christian Ministries: Jewels & Jeans Gala
-For the Love of Paper: Alfredo Gisholt
-Katy Area Chamber of Commerce
Annual Golf Tournament




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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – January 2017

| January 1, 2017
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now – January 2017

GUCCI Sylvie embroidered leather top handle bag has embroidered flower appliques. Gucci.com

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Katy Business January 2017

| January 1, 2017
Katy Business January 2017

‹Katy EDC Names Rick Ellis VP of Economic Development The Katy Area Economic Development Council has announced Rick Ellis as its new Vice President of Economic Development, bringing over 18 years of marketing, sales, and corporate relations experience to the Katy Area EDC team. “We are very excited to bring Rick on as our new […]

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Color Me Happy

| January 1, 2017
Color Me Happy

Using Paint To Create Your Home’s Mood By Cheryl Alexander More than simply a demonstration of your preferences in taste and style, home décor can have a psychological impact on your mood. Proponents of color psychology believe that the colors you use to decorate your home profoundly affect your emotional well-being. “Color is a universal, […]

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Outstanding Bath Designers
Show off Their Work

| January 1, 2017
Outstanding Bath Designers </br>Show off Their Work

Winning Baths And Powder Rooms Make A Splash At NKBA The winners of this year’s National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) design competiton show a steady stream of imaginative design solutions for challenges that included a badly designed original layout, a bath shared by a home theater and a guest bedroom, a need for expanded […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Overlooked but Valuable Antiques

| January 1, 2017
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Overlooked but Valuable Antiques

Bring Your Item To Be Valued and Get One Free Appraisal from Dr. Lori Feb. 18-19 at the Berry Center.
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