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Furniture and Interior Design Trends — A Fusion of Styles

| October 1, 2015
Furniture and Interior Design Trends — A Fusion of Styles

Each year, we are treated to a host of trends, many based on offerings from elite brands and top design experts. Here are some defining furniture and interior accents that can be incorporated into our living spaces.

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Dumpster or No Dumpster™?

| October 1, 2015
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br> Dumpster or No Dumpster™?

Lori Verderame on Google+ Dr. Lori, Celebrity Ph.D. antiques appraiser, Dr. Lori hosts antiques appraisal events worldwide. Dr. Lori is the star appraiser on Discovery channel.   Visit www.DrLoriV.com, www.Facebook.com/DoctorLori, Lori Verderame on Google+or call (888) 431-1010. By Lori Verderame The back-to-school items edition Dumpster or No Dumpster™ is a game I developed and play with […]

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Living With Low-Back Pain

| October 1, 2015
Living With Low-Back Pain

A conservative care approach may include chiropractic treatment and less reliance on prescription painkillers The American Chiropractic Asso­ciation (ACA), in response to recent research calling into question the efficacy of acetaminophen in the management of spinal pain, strongly encourages patients and healthcare providers to consider the benefits of a conservative approach to back pain. According […]

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What Are the Risk Factors for Breast Cancer?

| October 1, 2015
What Are the Risk Factors for Breast Cancer?

A look at lifestyle choices and other possible concerns A risk factor is anything that affects your chance of getting a disease, such as cancer. Different cancers have different risk factors. For example, exposing skin to strong sunlight is a risk factor for skin cancer. Smoking is a risk factor for cancers of the lung, […]

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The Dream Outdoor Living Space

| October 1, 2015
The Dream Outdoor Living Space

Follow the trends to transform your backyard By Merry Wise Trends in swimming pools, spas and the entire outdoor living scene have changed. What used to be considered “just a backyard” has been transforming to an outdoor room space for total enjoyment. From sophisticated sleek to wooded retreat, the trends in design, updates in technology […]

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Historically Katy: Message on Tombstone Still Affects Residents

| October 1, 2015
Historically Katy:  Message on Tombstone Still Affects Residents

  By Carol Adams October brings Halloween and the annual resurrection of a decades-old story about the Witch’s Grave. The tale’s origin is unknown, but it was firmly planted as Katy folklore by the mid 1900s. As it is told, a witch is buried at Katy Magnolia Cemetery. On the tombstone is this epitaph that […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students – Oct 2015

| October 1, 2015
Katy Texas Schools, Sports,  Students – Oct 2015

CINCO RANCH HS FUTURE BUSINESS LEADERS OF AMERICA ATTEND NATIONAL CONFERENCE – The Cinco Ranch High School Future Business Leaders of American Chapter (FBLA) sent 13 representatives to Chicago this past summer to participate in the 2015 FBLA National Leadership Conference. In order to qualify, students were required to participate and place in their respective […]

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Discoveries Oct 2015

| October 1, 2015
Discoveries Oct 2015

FRIENDLY PHEASANTS These colorful Friendly Pheasants add a festival feel to this season. This fuzzy duo features a colorful, detailed felt physique with a real feathered tail. Bendable wire feet allow you to perch these festive pheasants on a console, mantel, or tabletop. wisteria.com   RESTAURANT NEON SIGN C1040S Bonjour! Salvaged from a restaurant in […]

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Katy Business October 2015

| October 1, 2015
Katy Business October 2015

MEMORIAL HERMANN KATY NURSES AGAIN AWARDED PATHWAY TO EXCELLENCE DESIGNATION – Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital’s nursing staff was again awarded the Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The designation is given to healthcare organizations that create work environments in which nurses can flourish and is a testament to professional satisfaction among […]

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Party Perfect Carvings for Halloween

| October 1, 2015
Party Perfect Carvings for Halloween

It’s that time of year – jack-o-melon carving time! Watermelon carvings are a fun and different way to show off your spookiest Halloween faces.




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Hill Country Getaway

| October 1, 2015
Hill Country Getaway

Lakeway Resort and Spa provides relaxation, rejuvenation and recreation By Elizabeth Anthony Lakeway Resort and Spa is nestled in the Texas Hill Country just 30 minutes west of downtown Austin and along the shoreline of beautiful Lake Travis. The award-winning, AAA Four Diamond venue is the perfect location for a successful and invigorating meeting or […]

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Winning Wines

| October 1, 2015
Winning Wines

Vintages to pair with everything from burgers to salad




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GMC Canyon and Land Rover Discovery Sport

| October 1, 2015
GMC Canyon and Land Rover Discovery Sport

By Kelly Foss mycardata.com GMC Canyon | STARTING PRICE: $21,000 Buying a small pickup truck these days is a lot like walking into your favorite movie theater and ordering a small soda. “Small” doesn’t exist and you’re going to pay more for it than you would like. On the upside, 10 or 12 extra ounces […]

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LONG MEADOW FARMS

| October 1, 2015
LONG MEADOW FARMS

Rated one of the 25 most active communities by Houston Business Journal, Long Meadow Farms boasts tennis courts, competition and resort-style pools, nature areas, walking trails and a state-of-the-art fitness center. Soon it will welcome more activities, both north and south of the Grand Parkway (Highway 99), such as two new resort-style pools, two new […]

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TOWN AND COUNTRY LEATHER

| October 1, 2015
TOWN AND COUNTRY LEATHER

Town & Country Leather has the finest selection of leather furniture, occasional tables, area rugs and accessories.  Choose from in-stock styles for immediate delivery or custom order the configuration and color to suit your home.  Check out the curated selection from quality brands like Natuzzi Editions, Bernhardt, Flexsteel and Palliser. Grand Opening Sale now going […]

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CASTLE FINE FURNITURE

| October 1, 2015
CASTLE FINE FURNITURE

Castle Fine Furniture proudly displays the finest Italian leather, marble and contemporary collections you can find in Houston. There are unique modern pieces in bedroom, dining room and living room collections. Please see store for details on financing. See for yourself the wide variety of fine furniture on display. 713-972-1633   3911 Fondren castlefinefurniture.com

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DAVID ORIENTAL RUGS

| October 1, 2015
DAVID ORIENTAL RUGS

David Oriental Rugs, the most trusted in the rug industry, announces a new arrival of elegant rugs! David’s expertise is reflected in the extravagant selection of oriental and vintage rugs with a variety of design options acquired over 30 years. Visit the showroom today and treat yourself to a taste of luxury. They are located […]

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Texas Hill Country with a French Twist

| September 1, 2015
Texas Hill Country with a French Twist

Award-Winning Home Showcases The Outdoors With A Fusion Of Style A couple married for 30 years who had lived in their house for 23 years felt that they and their teenage sons had outgrown their 50-year-old ranch-style home.

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Katy Minister is Storybook Character

| September 1, 2015
Katy Minister is Storybook Character

New releases with something for everyone




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Wild West Brewfest 2015 Set Record for Charitable Contributions

| September 1, 2015
Wild West Brewfest 2015 Set Record  for Charitable Contributions

Numerous Katy-Area Nonprofits And Other Groups Benefit From Generosity Wild West Brewfest 2015 crossed the 6,000-guest mark, almost doubling its 2014 attendance of 3314, and it netted more than $113,000 in funds that are going toward charitable causes. According to David Loesch, chairman of the Wild West Brewfest, the event is staffed 100 percent by […]

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A Creek Runs Through It

| September 1, 2015
A Creek Runs Through It

Long-Awaited Book Documents The History Of Katy Settlers coming to the Katy area in the mid-1800s found a cane-filled creek on the vast coastal prairie. The area became known as Cane Island (see more about that on page 96.) When the Missouri-Kansas-Texas (MKT) Railroad laid tracks in the 1890s, a stop 30 miles west of […]

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