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Friday Night Lights Shine for Media Kids

| November 1, 2010
Friday Night Lights Shine for Media Kids

Students have jumbo job on weekends Jose Lopez, a Katy High School senior, is sometimes so close to the action on the football field he can hear exactly what the coach is yelling. He can also hear the sound of the players’ shoulder pads crunching against their opponents’ pads. Jose can be found at most […]

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It’s Time Now to Prepare the Garden for Winter and Spring Blossoms

| November 1, 2010
It’s Time Now to Prepare the Garden  for Winter and Spring Blossoms

Soil preparation is the most important step in growing a successful garden, and fall is the perfect time to prepare a new garden spot. An easy way to convert lawn space to a garden or flower bed is to take advantage of the nitrogen and organic matter in the grass by simply smothering it. Mow […]

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Lilly’s Pumpkin Roll

| November 1, 2010
Lilly’s Pumpkin Roll

GIVING THANKS FOR FAMILY TRADITIONS When I was growing up, we had certain Thanksgiving traditions. Most memorable for me was that our extended family would often gather at one of my aunts’ houses. The adults would squeeze together around the dining room table and the kids would sit together at a smaller table on folding […]

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Holiday Cranberries Versatile berries go beyond simple sauce

| November 1, 2010
Holiday Cranberries Versatile berries go beyond simple sauce

Celebrating the holidays means celebrating with food. You’ll be digging out old family recipes, scouring magazines and newspapers for new menu items, hosting or attending cookie exchange parties and scheduling entire days around “the big meal.” Most families have their favorite menu items — from turkey to cranberry sauce. But many of these ingredients can […]

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Stuffing Gets a Starring Role

| November 1, 2010
Stuffing Gets a Starring Role

SATISFY YOUR CRAVINGS WITH THESE NEW RECIPES Turkey may be the star of the holiday table, but for many people, the stuffing is what they really can’t wait to eat. This year, satisfy those cravings with some delicious new stuffing recipes that make enough for some equally tasty leftovers. These “planned-over” recipes will let the […]

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Cookie Tips

| November 1, 2010
Cookie Tips

Secrets to making perfect holiday cookies The holidays are fast approaching and chances are you’ll soon be receiving invitations to a cookie exchange or other requests for baked goods. Consider these simple tips for making homemade cookies you’ll be proud to share. •Get organized. “Before anything else, read the recipe thoroughly so there are no […]

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Giftable Holiday Goodies

| November 1, 2010
Giftable Holiday Goodies

Homemade cookies and candy make delectable gifts Nothing spreads holiday cheer quite like sharing some homemade goodies with friends and neighbors. Creamy, chocolaty fudge is always a hit and it’s so easy to make. Cookies are great too. This recipe for lemon cookies has just the right amount of bright, lemony flavor that balances beautifully […]

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Fall Faves

| November 1, 2010
Fall Faves

Gisele Dress in the Brewster Blue Tickle My Tassel. Silk twill has never looked so good in printed Lilly. Punch Pink and Brewster Blue, the color palette is up to you.  www.lillypulitzer.com

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Discoveries

| November 1, 2010
Discoveries

Parisian Macarons from Little Oven Macarons Little Oven Macarons, created by Anna-Marie Farrier, a student of French pastry, are gorgeous, delicious and perfect for any occasion. These luscious macarons make the perfect gift or elegant favor for weddings or special occasions. They will transport you to Paris with every bite. _________________________________________________________________________________ Macadamia Bowls from Husque […]

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Making Friends with Food

| November 1, 2010
Making Friends with Food

A nutritionist can help you cook for better health Many advances in modern medicine have occurred over the past hundred years or so, but some of the greatest advances in the recent past have been in the relationship between nutrition and the human body. Nature’s ability to heal us has always been available. However, because […]

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Bring Life Back into the Kitchen

| November 1, 2010
Bring Life Back into the Kitchen

Quartz And Solid Surfaces Lead The Pack With Style And Durability When homeowners remodel they often look to upgrade the kitchen first. Since the kitchen is usually the gathering place within a home and used for much more then heating up leftovers or scrambling eggs for breakfast, it’s an obvious choice for a facelift when […]

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New Generation of Appliances Offer Convenience, Conservation and Cleanliness

| November 1, 2010
New Generation of Appliances Offer Convenience, Conservation and Cleanliness

Shop around before you buy Creating a healthy home environment is one of the hottest topics today. Another is reducing the carbon footprint, and a third is cocooning. The healthy home can be defined as a combination of environmental consciousness, safety awareness and overall cleanliness or hygienic conditions, not to mention the positive emotional impact […]

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Book Reviews Nov 2010

| November 1, 2010
Book Reviews Nov 2010

The Carb Lovers Diet: Eat What You Love, Get Slim for Life features the step-by-step 7-day Carb Lovers Kickstart Plan, which was developed by registered dieticians on the Health staff and in clinical practice. Testing on real women shows it helps lose up to six pounds — fast, with no hunger and almost no effort. […]

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Wonderful Wilderness

| November 1, 2010
Wonderful Wilderness

THE CLUB AT SPANISH PEAKS OFFERS BIG FUN IN BIG SKY Big Sky, Montana: Pure and simple. Natural and unspoiled. The quintessential American wilderness. Roughly four million acres of National Forest, designated wilderness and national parks define Big Sky and in the midst of this gem of unblemished wild country sits The Club at Spanish […]

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Nissan Leaf / Scion TC

| November 1, 2010
Nissan Leaf / Scion TC

Nissan Leaf Nissan has taken the vanguard position in the EV (electric vehicle) world by introducing and promoting its Leaf battery electric vehicle. This is the first vehicle of its kind offered in our market and there will be many more to follow. To review, in recent history we’ve gone from gasoline and diesel powered […]

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Country Flair

| October 1, 2010
Country Flair

This rustic home has rural charm When most people visualize big city Houston living, they think of the mansions of River Oaks, the quirky abodes in Montrose, the hometown feel of the Heights or the estates of Bellaire. Few of us are able to conjure a vision of country living

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Katy Texas Events October 2010

| October 1, 2010
Katy Texas Events October 2010

KOMEN RACE FOR THE CURE OCT 02 The 20th annual Komen Houston Race for the Cure will be held on Oct. 2 at Sam Houston Park. This is a certified USATF 5K course with running and walking events for everyone, including a Family Walk/Kids K, 5K Timed Competitive Run, 5K Non-Competitive Run and a 5K […]

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Katy People and Events, Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn, October 2010

| October 1, 2010
Katy People and Events, Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn, October 2010

Lori Gunn reports on luncheons, parties, socials and galas in Katy!
-Happy Birthday Greg!
-Gary Tilton Fundraiser
-Perry’s Wine Locker Taster
-“Howdy” Social
-Around Katy




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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, October 2010

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

MEMORIAL PARK JH STUDENT CAPTURES TEEN TITLE AT PAGEANT – Joy Barlow, a student at Memorial Parkway Junior High, captured the 2010 State Teen title at the Texas Cinderella Scholarship Program State Pageant held in Rockwall. Competition in her age division (13-17 years of age) included a closed one-on-one interview with each of the three […]

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Rachel Havins Overcomes Dyslexia to Win Award

| October 1, 2010
Rachel Havins Overcomes Dyslexia to Win Award

There wasn’t a dry eye in the crowd when 15-year-old Rachel Havins read her winning essay to Texas Association of School Librarians at the Texas Library Association Conference in San Antonio. Rachel was the Texas winner of the “Letters About Literature” contest, a national reading promotion program sponsored by the “Center for the Book” in […]

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