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Family Friendly Woodlands Resort

| May 1, 2010
Family Friendly Woodlands Resort

If you’re in need of a relaxing weekend getaway, why spend hours in the car when you can lounge in a tropical oasis in less than an hour? Set your sights on the family-friendly Woodlands Resort, which offers a full range of activities from golf, spa, tennis, and its signature Forest Oasis Waterscape™, all situated […]

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What to Wear to Galas, Proms, & Special Events

| May 1, 2010
What to Wear to Galas, Proms, & Special Events

by Ephraim Danforth – Store Director at WARDROBE the boutique. Spring has sprung in Fort Bend County and so has the season for galas, prom and special events too numerous to mention. The hardest part of choosing the right gown is selecting one that is trendy, but not tacky; sultry but not too sexy; and […]

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Cadillac Escalade Hybrid & Ford Mustang

| May 1, 2010
Cadillac Escalade Hybrid & Ford Mustang

CADILLAC ESCALADE HYBRID To begin, the new Escalade Hybrid is a fine piece of luxury automotive workmanship. The regular Escalade shares the same platform with the Chevy Tahoe and the GMC Yukon, but its received the “full” Cadillac treatment. There is also the ESV long version similar to the Suburban in size, plus the EXT […]

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Hydrangeas

| May 1, 2010
Hydrangeas

With a colder-than-usual winter behind us and spring bursting into bloom, home gardeners are salvaging what they can from the winter freezes and filling in with new plants where necessary. For colorful blooms that last from spring into fall, there’s nothing cheerier than hydrangeas. Among the easiest to grow varieties are First Editions® and Endless […]

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Stone Flooring: An Investment in Timeless for Your Home

| May 1, 2010 | 0 Comments
Stone Flooring: An Investment in Timeless for Your Home

Spring has officially sprung in southern Texas and for many homeowners, this means it’s time to launch that big home remodeling project they’ve been dreaming of all winter long. But if the budget won’t allow for a complete room renovation, and you truly want to transform your living space, you might wonder where you should […]

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Book Reviews May 2010

| May 1, 2010
Book Reviews May 2010

The Beginner’s Guide to Edible Herbs by Charles W.G. Smith features in-depth profiles and full-color photos of 26 basic herbs. The book also includes information on growing, harvesting and preserving each herb, as well as techniques and cooking how-to for using herbs to expands one’s culinary horizon. Fresh herbs are a great complement to fresh […]

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European Persona

| May 1, 2010
European Persona

This sink-in comfortable abode has the air of an English country home Helen Stroud surveys the warm, green-colored den of her beautiful home, explaining the design concept behind it. English-born friend Sonya Fitzpatrick, the pet psychic, perhaps summed it up best, she says. “She looks in here and says, ‘You’re the only person I know […]

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The Solana Chef Shares tips

| May 1, 2010
The Solana Chef Shares tips

Chef Bradley’s Specialty: Meals that delight senior citizens The Solana at Cinco Ranch is a senior living community that has put fine cuisine and excellent food service front and center in its list of amenities.  Chef Bradley Montgomery, a graduate of the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco. And director of dining and culinary arts […]

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Why Historic Preservation?

| May 1, 2010
Why Historic Preservation?

Why has historic preservation become so important? Katy is an area that is almost all new, but we have deep historical roots. Work done to preserve what is historical is important because it honors those who came before us and protects our heritage for those who will come after us. But why bother? It is […]

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Summer Fun & Learning

| May 1, 2010
Summer Fun & Learning

Math That Makes Sense to Kids MATHNASIUM OF CINCO RANCH Mathnasium of Cinco Ranch offers “math-only” year-round educational programs in an attractive and supportive setting for children to develop much-needed math skills and build confidence in their abilities. Developed over 30 years of hands-on experience with thousands of children, the Mathnasium educational method is designed […]

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Vivian Thomas, Slaying Dragons on the Side

| May 1, 2010
Vivian Thomas, Slaying Dragons on the Side

Slaying Dragons on the Side Animator takes first at national competition Vivian Thomas likes cartoons and is proud of it. She should be. The talented junior at Taylor High School is an award-winning animator. Her 2D animation, Mission: Beat This Guy, won first place in a nationwide contest sponsored by The Student Television Network. Enrolled […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, May 2010

| May 1, 2010
Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, May 2010

Cinco Ranch Football Player Signs With Midwestern State University – Cinco Ranch standout defensive tackle Zach Asaud signed with Midwestern State University to continue his football career.

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Wings of Freedom Tour Benefits VFW Post 9182 and Community

| May 1, 2010
Wings of Freedom Tour Benefits VFW Post 9182 and Community

Veterans take flight in World War II “birds The Collings Foundation, which owns and operates among others, three World War II war birds (P-51 Mustang, B-24 Liberator Bomber and the renowned Flying Fortress, the B-17), gave Katy VFW Post 9182 members the opportunity to relive some old memories. Four of its WW II members—George Berg, […]

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Around Katy Texas, News and Info, May 2010

| May 1, 2010
Around Katy Texas, News and Info, May 2010

MAKING A MARK TOURING CHILDREN’S ART EXHIBIT COMES TO LACENTERRA. LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch, in Partnership with Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center, welcomed Making A Mark, the Texas Children’s Cancer Center and Hematology Service’s touring art exhibition presented by The Periwinkle Foundation. The extraordinary display featured the work of young artists whose lives have […]

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Katy Texas Business News May 2010

| May 1, 2010
Katy Texas Business News May 2010

Mark Bing, M.D., a board certified internal medicine specialist affiliated with Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, will be inducted into the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame on May 8. Dr. Bing is one of eight inductees who will be honored at the 2010 inductee banquet at Baylor University’s Ferrell Center in Waco. Bing, who […]

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Family Health Matters

| May 1, 2010 | 0 Comments
Family Health Matters

Women Specializing in the Fertility Care of Women Houston Fertility Center The Houston Fertility Center is Houston’s premier fertility practice where “Women specialize in the fertility care of Women.” They offer not only the most technical and advanced fertility treatments, but also the extra special combination of their highly skilled services with the warm and […]

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