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Book Reviews May 2017

| May 1, 2017
Book Reviews May 2017

WILL IT SKILLET? Discover a new world of cast-iron cooking. From Dan Shumski, Will It Skillet? serves up 53 surprising, delicious, and ingenious recipes for the cast-iron skillet. Savor the simplicity of Toast with Olive Oil and Tomato, because you just can’t achieve that perfect oil-toasted crust in a toaster. For Homemade Corn Tortillas, no […]

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Walls Gone Wild

| May 1, 2017
Walls Gone Wild

High-Impact Wallpaper Trends By Cheryl Alexander From floral to fauna, from bold to demure, from tropical to traditional, this season wallpapers are wild with prints, textures and colors. Whether your home makeover involves an entire room or a tiny nook, we’ve compiled some cool new concepts for you to consider. NATURE-INSPIRED WALLPAPER Whether your taste […]

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Metal Roofs are Growing in Popularity

| May 1, 2017
Metal Roofs are Growing in Popularity

They Have Several Advantages For Homes In The South With the new year, homeowners are looking to new trends as they make home renovation plans. The roof is the biggest design element on a home and probably the most important. Metal roofs are growing in popularity and are poised to make a big impact in […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, May 2017

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

Read about the achievements of area schools and students.

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Fritz Hatton and Arietta Wines: Harmonizing Life’s Passions

| May 1, 2017
Fritz Hatton and Arietta Wines: Harmonizing Life’s Passions

Classical Music And Opera Inspires Winemakers By Denman Moody A mong charity wine auction attendees, Fritz Hatton is well known for his booming voice, bowties and jovial manner as he rhythmically tallies up millions of dollars for worthy causes like Auction Napa Valley, L’Ete du Vin in Nashville, the Detroit International Wine Auction, and a […]

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Honda Civic & Mazda 6

| May 1, 2017
Honda Civic & Mazda 6

By Kelly Foss Honda Civic| Starting price: $18,700 The creation of this new 10th-generation Civic represents one of the most comprehensive and ambitious new-model developments ever undertaken by Honda. The change is truly transformational and buyers now have a totally new Civic. The Civic is a world car so the new design has to play […]

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A Vision in White

| April 1, 2017
A Vision in White

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:

| April 1, 2017
The Evolving Work of Katy Artist Mike Peyton:

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

| April 1, 2017
Craig Biggio

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

| April 1, 2017
Flight in April ‘Houston’s Largest Home Tour’ Takes

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

| April 1, 2017
Hibiscus Season is Here

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

| April 1, 2017
Los Sueños Resort and Marina

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

| April 1, 2017
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Kayla and Tim

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

| April 1, 2017
Katy Happenings April 2017

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

| April 1, 2017
Socially Speaking – Michelle Anderson April 2017

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

See the full story>>

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – April 2017

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

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

| April 1, 2017
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Antiques and Alzheimer’s Memory Care

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

| April 1, 2017
Katy Business April 2017

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

| April 1, 2017
Six Steps Toward Preventing Nearly Half of Colorectal Cancer Cases

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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