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Home is Where the Heart Is

| January 1, 2017
Home is Where the Heart Is

A Southern curbside charmer puts out the welcome mat She’s a real southern lady, clad in white, the perfect amalgam of tradition and modernity. If a house could speak, she’d offer you an iced tea and invitation to come in and sit a while.

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Katy-Based Liv & B Brings
Meaning to Jewelry

| January 1, 2017
Katy-Based Liv & B Brings </br>Meaning to Jewelry

Angela Martin’s Designs Reflect Her Focus on the Mind-Body Connection By Mara Soloway Angela Martin’s energetic and upbeat character had almost met its match in the long, dark hours of Alaskan winters. It was there she and her native-born husband, Shannon, 45, lived for 10 years and where they began their family; daughter Alivia is now […]

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Joel Osteen

| January 1, 2017
Joel Osteen

In His New Book, The World-Famous Minister Encourages The Faithful To Focus On The Positive By Judy Latta / Photography courtesy of Lakewood Church How you think is how you live.” That is the practical advice Lakewood Church Pastor Joel Osteen offers in his new book, Think Better, Live Better: A Victorious Life Begins in […]

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Texas-based Sewell Automotive Moves into Sugar Land and West Houston

| January 1, 2017
Texas-based Sewell Automotive Moves into Sugar Land and West Houston

New Audi And Mercedes-Benz Dealerships Are Part Of Its Largest-Ever Planned Expansion With the grand opening event on Nov. 28 of Audi Sugar Land and the opening of Mercedes-Benz of West Houston on Dec. 6, Sewell Automotive Companies is continuing its 105 years of growth in Texas. Audi Sugar Land officially opened Nov. 1 at 10330 […]

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Katy Happenings January 2017

| January 1, 2017
Katy Happenings January 2017

Mark your calendar with upcoming events and charitable events.

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Chelsey and Christian

| January 1, 2017
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br>Chelsey and Christian

They met and fell in love on a cruise, and years later became engaged on a cruise. True to a theme of “romance on the water,” Chelsey Hill and Christian Bradshaw exchanged vows at Paradise Cove at Lake Grapevine on Oct. 8, 2016.




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Socially Speaking with Jennifer Pierce January 2017

| January 1, 2017
Socially Speaking with Jennifer Pierce January 2017

READ ABOUT:

-11th Annual Katy Wine Fest
-Katy Christian Ministries: Jewels & Jeans Gala
-For the Love of Paper: Alfredo Gisholt
-Katy Area Chamber of Commerce
Annual Golf Tournament




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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – January 2017

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

GUCCI Sylvie embroidered leather top handle bag has embroidered flower appliques. Gucci.com

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Katy Business January 2017

| January 1, 2017
Katy Business January 2017

‹Katy EDC Names Rick Ellis VP of Economic Development The Katy Area Economic Development Council has announced Rick Ellis as its new Vice President of Economic Development, bringing over 18 years of marketing, sales, and corporate relations experience to the Katy Area EDC team. “We are very excited to bring Rick on as our new […]

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Color Me Happy

| January 1, 2017
Color Me Happy

Using Paint To Create Your Home’s Mood By Cheryl Alexander More than simply a demonstration of your preferences in taste and style, home décor can have a psychological impact on your mood. Proponents of color psychology believe that the colors you use to decorate your home profoundly affect your emotional well-being. “Color is a universal, […]

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Outstanding Bath Designers
Show off Their Work

| January 1, 2017
Outstanding Bath Designers </br>Show off Their Work

Winning Baths And Powder Rooms Make A Splash At NKBA The winners of this year’s National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) design competiton show a steady stream of imaginative design solutions for challenges that included a badly designed original layout, a bath shared by a home theater and a guest bedroom, a need for expanded […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Overlooked but Valuable Antiques

| January 1, 2017
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Overlooked but Valuable Antiques

Bring Your Item To Be Valued and Get One Free Appraisal from Dr. Lori Feb. 18-19 at the Berry Center.
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The Younger Face of Plastic Surgery

| January 1, 2017
The Younger Face of Plastic Surgery

The Aging Face Takes On New Meaning As More Young Adults And Teens Opt For Aesthetic Procedures The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) has announced the outcomes of its annual survey, which explores the top trends in facial plastic surgery over the past year and predictions for where the field is […]

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the Editor’s Picks … January 2017

| January 1, 2017
the Editor’s Picks …  January 2017

– The Amazing Birth of a Hand Blown Glass Pitcher
– Oven Roasted Butternut Squash
– Creamy Garlic Noodles




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Around Katy January 2017

| January 1, 2017
Around Katy January 2017

Katy Triathlon Celebrates Record Numbers With Virtual Victory Lap For $25,000 Raised Rotary Club of Katy and City of Katy, sponsors of the 24th Annual Katy Triathlon at Firethorne, are doing a virtual “victory lap” to celebrate the record number of participants and the $25,000 net funds raised in 2016. The success of the competition, […]

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Historical – All Aboard Katy!

| January 1, 2017
Historical – All Aboard Katy!

By Carol Adams It is a fact that the town of Katy was established in 1895 when the MKT Railroad needed a depot 30 miles from Houston. For the next hundred years Katy’s success was closely tied to the trains that brought our founding families and allowed them to prosper. So much has happened since then […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, January 2017

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

Read about the achievements of area schools and students.




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Discoveries January 2017

| January 1, 2017
Discoveries January 2017

PHILLIPS COLLECTION For 30 years, Mark and Julie Phillips have displayed a striking skill for discovery, from one-of-a-kind treasures to new trends, such as the recycled metal Oil Drum Mirrors in assorted colors, and the Pipal Wood Chunk Table.

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Book Reviews January 2017

| January 1, 2017
Book Reviews January 2017

THE FASHION OF FILM The Fashion of Film, by fashion historian Amber Butchart, takes a journey through the last 100 years of cinema style and its influence on the catwalks. With beautiful imagery and thoroughly researched text, she looks at how our most iconic movies have transformed the world of fashion. From Karl Lagerfeld, who […]

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Jackson Family Wines — On Top of the World, Part I

| January 1, 2017
Jackson Family Wines —  On Top of the World, Part I

An unrivaled, premium collection of wineries and estate vineyards Today, Jackson Family Wines is a multi-generational, family-owned wine company that has grown into an unrivaled, premium collection of wineries and estate vineyards across California, Oregon, Italy, France, Australia, Chile and South Africa. Founded in 1982 by the late genius and indefatigable worker Jess Jackson, the […]

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