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RED POTATO MARKET

| September 1, 2016
RED POTATO MARKET

Rachael Ray is bringing her unique design vision to life with Rachael Ray Home. She’s created multiple looks and furniture pieces for every room in the house including the kitchen, dining, living and bedroom. Plantation Furniture is excited to offer the Rachael Ray Home Collection. Her natural love of inviting, functional spaces with her new […]

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PLANTATION FURNITURE

| September 1, 2016
PLANTATION FURNITURE

Rachael Ray is bringing her unique design vision to life with Rachael Ray Home. She’s created multiple looks and furniture pieces for every room in the house including the kitchen, dining, living and bedroom. Plantation Furniture is excited to offer the Rachael Ray Home Collection. Her natural love of inviting, functional spaces with her new […]

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CURTAIN CALL INTERIORS

| September 1, 2016
CURTAIN CALL INTERIORS

Curtain Call features items from all over the world. Whether you are looking for rugs or accessories they can incorporate any look into your decor. Stop by their store and see all the unique items that they are now receiving from market! Curtain Call is now offering their customers custom bedding options as well. Call […]

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GALLANT GARAGE & PATIO

| September 1, 2016
GALLANT GARAGE & PATIO

Gallant Garage & Patio The premium coatings offered at Gallant Gar­age & Patio are the new, high-tech way to make your garage look better than new… even if your concrete slab is stained or cracked. These industrial-strength coatings are impervious to chemicals and automotive fluids. Gallant Garage coatings are also unaffected by heat, unlike do-it-yourself […]

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HALL LIGHTING AND DESIGN

| September 1, 2016
HALL LIGHTING AND DESIGN

Check out the extensive selection of Farmhouse Fresh Lighting in this 40,000 sq. ft. showroom complex. Perfect for that “Fixer Upper” look, these inspired pieces reflect the simplicity of traditional America. Yet, you’ll be comforted by their built-to-last reputation. Shop before “demo day”. Reasonable prices as usual. 361-578-6221 hallelectric.com

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FREDERICK BUILDERS & REMODELING

| September 1, 2016
FREDERICK BUILDERS & REMODELING

Do you need interior or exterior repairs and want professional tradespeople to do them? Finding the right guy to make those needed home repairs can be challenging. Frederick Builders has qualified professionals to fill your needs. Whether you are selling your home or need hard-to-do repairs, they handle it all! Painting, woodwork, flooring, tile, roofing, […]

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Family Home Made New

| August 1, 2016
Family Home Made New

Couple Transforms An Empty Nest Into A Sophisticated Sanctuary In 1995, a couple with strong Houston roots bought a lot in a beautiful area and built a two-story brick home. This was a neighborhood they knew and admired; a neighborhood that reflected their goals and fit their dreams; and a neighborhood where they knew they could […]

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Local Pet Resort Raises $23,521 for Mission K9 Rescue

| August 1, 2016
Local Pet Resort Raises $23,521 for Mission K9 Rescue

Rover Oaks’ Annual Operation:War Dogs Fundraiser A Success Rover Oaks Pet Resort just wrapped up its sixth annual Operation: War Dogs fundraiser for nonprofit organization Mission K9 Rescue, the Houston chapter of the United States War Dogs Association (USWDA). The fundraiser began on Memorial Day and ended on July 4. This year, Rover Oaks raised […]

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Cat Spring Tea, Processed in Katy and Generating a Media Buzz

| August 1, 2016
Cat Spring Tea, Processed in Katy and Generating a Media Buzz

Cat Spring Tea Cofounders Recognize Potential In The Yaupon Plant And In The Lives Of Their Employees By Mara Soloway   Images from Cat Spring Tea Since the idea for Cat Spring Tea began brewing in the minds of sisters JennaDee Miller Detro and Abianne Miller Falla in 2011, the company has grown from selling bagged […]

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Katy Student is Named a Texas State-Fish Art Contest 2016 Winner

| August 1, 2016
Katy Student is Named a Texas State-Fish Art Contest 2016 Winner

Nasa Xu Won Best In Show And First Place Awards And Will Advance To National Competition The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, headquarters for the Texas division of Wildlife Forever’s State-Fish Art Contest, has announced the winners for 2016. First-place entries advance to the national level and compete against winners from other states. This year, Nasa […]

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Katy Happenings August 2016

| August 1, 2016
Katy Happenings August 2016

Mark your calendar with upcoming events and charitable events.

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Destination: U.S. Virgin Islands

| August 1, 2016
Destination: U.S. Virgin Islands

Rich History, Diverse Activities And Picturesque Beaches Close To Home By Cheryl Alexander Year-round warm temperatures (77°F /winter; 82°F /summer), sugar white sand beaches, ease of travel and a variety of accommodations, culinary experiences and land/sea adventures make the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) one of the most desirable places in the world to get away. […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Melissa & Ben

| August 1, 2016
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Melissa & Ben

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by A Sea of Love Photography Melissa Murphy grew up in Fort Bend, and Benjamin Livingston grew up in Midland. They met when a fortuitous turn of events landed them both in California. Their long-distance love story came full circle when they both returned to their Texas roots. Melissa attended […]

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn August 2016

| August 1, 2016
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn August 2016

Discovery Park Dedication in Brookshire-Katy Draining District
Amidst a rainy backdrop, Discovery Park officially opened and was dedicated to the Brookshire-Katy Drainage District (BKDD) on Saturday, June 4 …

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – August 2016

| August 1, 2016
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now – August 2016

TORY BURCH– Britten Patchwork Shoulder bag in shades of blue. neimanmarcus.com

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Decorating with Family Heirlooms

| August 1, 2016
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori –  Decorating with Family Heirlooms

SAVE THE DATE TO SEE DR. LORI!
Dr. Lori will be a speaker at the Fall Home & Garden Show to be held Aug. 13-14 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center.

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A Picture Perfect Smile

| August 1, 2016
A Picture Perfect Smile

The secret to attractiveness at any age It’s no secret that we only have one chance to make a lasting first impression, which can often shape how we are perceived and remembered in both our social and professionals lives. A new study by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) finds that a great smile […]

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Eight Tips to Save on Summer Cooling Costs

| August 1, 2016
Eight Tips to Save on Summer Cooling Costs

AIR CONDITIONING ACCOUNTS FOR MORE THAN HALF THE ENERGY USE IN U.S. HOMES By Andrea Woroch Americans are feeling the heat in their electricity bills. Unfortunately, this sizzling financial sensation isn’t expected to cool down any time soon as meteorologists anticipate above-average temperatures for most of the country this season. Considering that air conditioning accounts […]

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HISTORICAL – Getting Around Town Was Tough!

| August 1, 2016
HISTORICAL – Getting Around Town Was Tough!

Traffic and roads are a hot topic in the Katy area these days. Even the most advanced map systems have a hard time keeping up with all the new roads being built here. For Katy’s first settlers, roads didn’t even exist; much of the prairie was navigated across open fields. Eventually trails were worn into […]

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Around Katy August 2016

| August 1, 2016
Around Katy August 2016

MD ANDERSON CELEBRATES KATY SURVIVORS AT SURVIVORSHIP NIGHT On June 11, MD Anderson hosted the inaugural Survivorship Night event at LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch. The center was aglow in purple and green lighting during a concert to honor local cancer survivors, patients and caregivers. Guests enjoyed live music, glow necklaces, complimentary souvenir photos and free […]

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