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The 1976 Paris Tasting

| January 1, 2011
The 1976 Paris Tasting

A SEMINAL EVENT FOR AMERICANS When I cut my teeth (or in this case, stained them) on wine in the mid ’70s, almost everything was French. If anyone was venturesome (or wealthy) enough to order an expensive wine for home or at a restaurant, it was always French. In fact, waiters would routinely ask, with […]

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See the new Chevy Cruze and Infiniti QX56

| January 1, 2011
See the new Chevy Cruze and Infiniti QX56

There’s a mad dash to claim market share in the new small car segment of the automotive world today. Car companies are recalibrating to produce appealing and profitable smaller cars. Enter the Chevy Cruze. This little sedan has actually been on sale in more than 60 world markets for some time, and GM has logged […]

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A CASA Christmas Fantasy Sweetwater home shines on Christmas home tour

| December 1, 2010
A CASA Christmas Fantasy Sweetwater home shines on Christmas home tour

Todd and Laura Taylor’s home in Sweetwater is stunning year-round, but especially during the holidays. Last year, though, was special as the residence was one of several homes featured in the 17th annual CASA Christmas Home Tour.

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Katy Texas Events December 2010

| December 1, 2010
Katy Texas Events December 2010

FORT BEND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT DEC 05Experience the magic of the holiday as the Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra presents “Deck the Halls” on Sunday, Dec. 5, at 2 p.m. at the Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Road, Stafford. The popular concert features classic, seasonal favorites like Sleigh Ride and A Most Wonderful Christmas, as well as […]

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

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

Lori Gunn reports on luncheons, parties, socials and galas in Katy! This Month…
Komen Race 2010
Rice Harvest Festival
Rice Harvest Festival Parade
Anomaly Wine Dinner
Happy Birthday Myra!




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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, December 2010

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

MAYDE CREEK HS HOMECOMING COURT – Members of the 2010 Mayde Creek High School homecoming court are: Jerielle Lambert, Craishia Washington, Alyssa Olvera, Kirby Peddicord, Rachel Toth, Stefan Sinclair, SungJin Lee, Julian Jimenez, Cesar Serrano and Noah Crider. The homecoming game was held on Oct. 29 against Strake Jesuit. While the Rams were outscored, school […]

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Holland Elementary Student Wins Man’s Best Friend Art Contest

| December 1, 2010
Holland Elementary Student Wins Man’s Best Friend Art Contest

Mandy Kosmack is 6 years old and knows what she wants. A dog, please. A Yorkie to be exact. And this little girl knows something about dogs. Well sort of. Mandy is in the first grade at Bonnie Holland Elementary school. She’s an artist who won Best in Grade as a kindergartener and received a […]

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Around Katy Texas, News and Info, December 2010

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

ARTREACH HOSTS GALLERY NIGHT AT VILLAGIO TOWN CENTER. Supporters and friends of ARTreach Programs serving children at risk and others in need are invited to attend Gallery Night each month to see amazing artwork that has been created by students and artists involved in the programs. _________________________________________________________________________________ VFW WELCOMES CONGRESSMAN MCCAUL TO KATY. Congressman Michael […]

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Boy Scout Merit Badges

| December 1, 2010
Boy Scout Merit Badges

The Boy Scouts of America celebrated its 100th anniversary this year. It is a significant event to celebrate. More than 50 million young men have participated in scouting during the past 100 years. The program is proven to produce leaders, for instance, 179 U.S. astronauts were involved in Scouting and 39 of them were Eagle […]

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Katy Prairie Conservancy Dedicates Memorial Wildlife Viewing Platform

| December 1, 2010
Katy Prairie Conservancy Dedicates Memorial Wildlife Viewing Platform

The Katy Prairie Conservancy dedicated its new Matt Cook Wildlife Viewing Platform at Warren Lake in far west Houston in November. The two-story viewing platform, which has a trail lined on either side by native grasses and wildflowers, is now open and available to the public. The platform is named in memory of Matt Cook, […]

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Healthy Holiday Cooking

| December 1, 2010
Healthy Holiday Cooking

The holidays are full of delicious temptations, but that doesn’t have to mean leaving your commitment to healthy eating behind. Making smart choices of what you eat and how you cook it can help you enjoy holiday dining and still beat the post-holiday blues. With these hassle-free recipes and some tips from the healthy cooking […]

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Festive Holiday Drinks

| December 1, 2010
Festive Holiday Drinks

Peppermint Eggnog Punch
Ice Holiday Margaritas
Tiramisu Tippers




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Holiday Elegance and Shades of Winter

| December 1, 2010
Holiday Elegance and Shades of Winter

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE WEARING DAVID YURMAN Justin Timberlake wears a David Yurman ring to the New Yorker Festival: “The Social Network” in New York City.

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Nagged by a Fleshy Neck?

| December 1, 2010
Nagged by a Fleshy Neck?

Transform sagging skin into a swan-like neckline Recently during a conversation with a few women friends of mine, the topic turned to our on-going aesthetic treatments and wish lists for future work to enhance and maintain our beauty. The general consensus was that although most of us are pretty satisfied with our general appearance, we […]

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Fabulous Designs Are Underfoot Exciting options for fashionable flooring

| December 1, 2010
Fabulous Designs Are Underfoot Exciting options for fashionable flooring

Are you choosing floor décor for a new house or renovating an existing one? As you figure out what you want underfoot, trying to decide among today’s vast array of choices may well floor you! Here’s an overview of just some of the exciting options popular now in hard surfaces, from classic wood to “green” […]

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Discoveries

| December 1, 2010
Discoveries

Cindy Crawford Style Holiday entertaining pieces from Cindy Crawford Style will make the dinner table sparkle. Collection includes festive glitter trees and other decorative accessories.jcp.com

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Bathroom Renaissance Add pizzazz and personal style with decorative fixtures

| December 1, 2010
Bathroom Renaissance Add pizzazz and personal style with decorative fixtures

Turning water on has never been so fun! The latest bathroom faucet designs offer many choices among modern, Asian-inspired, transitional, traditional and creative styles. You can save water and create a special mood just by changing out the fixtures in your bathroom — and, they won’t make you feel like you’re washing your hands under […]

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Book Reviews Dec 2010

| December 1, 2010
Book Reviews Dec 2010

Farm Chicks Christmas In The Farm Chicks Christmas, Serena Thompson, Country Living contributing editor, shows you how to add special touches to make your celebrations merry and bright. From handcrafted decorations, to vintage collectibles, to homemade treats, this charming new book covers everything including tree trimming and decorating ideas, giftwrapping tips and holiday recipes. _________________________________________________________________________________ […]

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Intimate, Elegant Island Experience-Cozumel

| December 1, 2010
Intimate, Elegant Island Experience-Cozumel

A vibrant land steeped in rich Mayan history with artifacts and ruins that date to the first millennium; an island boasting beautiful beaches that bedazzle, charm that dives deep into the blue waters and floats magically among the second largest coral reef in the world; a tranquil oasis, abundant with warm hospitality, lavish luxury and […]

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