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Following in Her Mother’s Teaching Footsteps

| May 1, 2015
Following in Her Mother’s Teaching Footsteps

First Year Teacher Of The Year Award Runs In The Family By Melanie Saxton Lauren Galyon recalls that since sixth grade she was practically raised in a classroom. Her mother, Julie Galyon, had left a career as a flight attendant and received an alternative teaching certificate from the University of St. Thomas. She became third-grade […]

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Maren Fuqua Blazing Off-Road Motorcycle Trails

| May 1, 2015
Maren Fuqua Blazing Off-Road Motorcycle Trails

  Accomplished Teenager Now Races In Men’s Division By Mara Soloway Maren Fuqua initially might seem like a typical 16-year-old girl. She likes to get manicures and wear cute clothes, and she loves to hang out with family and friends. However, she only gets the chance to do these things after her daily 2-3 mile […]

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Katy Happenings

| May 1, 2015
Katy Happenings

Mark your calendar for upcoming activities and charitable events




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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Nicole & Jadeon

| May 1, 2015
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Nicole & Jadeon

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Debbie Lourens Photography and ST Photography Cape Town Imagine the logistics of planning a wedding overseas! That’s precisely the challenge faced by Nicole Mora of Katy and Jadeon du Toit of South Africa and their family and friends. To accommodate all their loved ones, the couple had a simple civil […]

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn May 2015

| May 1, 2015
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn May 2015

Fulshear St. Patrick’s Day Parade The Fulshear St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Celebration, hosted by the City of Fulshear and the Fulshear Area Chamber of Commerce, was held on Saturday, March 14 in Downtown Fulshear. This event had it all ­­­­– music, parade, children’s activities, shopping, and food. There was even a pie eating contest […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now May 2015

| May 1, 2015
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now May 2015

MISSONI The summer 2015 brings airy, vaporous, featherweight forms! missoni.com

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Pretty Papered Walls

| May 1, 2015
Pretty Papered Walls

Geometrics, Florals, Metallics and More Breathe New Life Into Your Walls By Elizabeth Anthony The ’50s loved florals, the ’60s were bold and stylistic, the ’70s favored fauxs and flocks, the ’80s and ’90s preferred prints and pastels with a country charm. What is certain is that like everything else, when it comes to wallpaper, […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Fill Your Vacation with Art

| May 1, 2015
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Fill Your Vacation with Art

Museums, Resorts And Cruise Ships Showcase Fine Art

There are many DIY projects and repurposing options when it comes to antiques, but right off the bat, I want to warn you to know the value of your keepsakes, heirlooms, and treasures before your start repurposing.




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Splashdown to Summer Fun

| May 1, 2015
Splashdown to Summer Fun

Planning Your Pool For A Fabulous Outdoor Experience By Elizabeth Anthony Summertime fun is quickly approaching and now is a great time to begin planning for splashdown in your very own backyard pool. Start with a vision of your family’s outdoor space. Imagine your dream backyard when you’re entertaining or when it’s just you and […]

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Managing Stress and Blood Pressure

| May 1, 2015
Managing Stress and Blood Pressure

Be Mindful Of These Tips To Lower Your Stress Level In today’s fast-paced world filled with increasing demands, it’s important to manage your stress level. Some people cope with stress by overeating or eating unhealthy foods, smoking, drinking and other activities that raise their risk for heart attack, stroke and high blood pressure. Although stress […]

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The Ultimate Arthritis Diet

| May 1, 2015
The Ultimate Arthritis Diet

Mediterranean Staples Fight Pain And Inflammation By Amy Paturel One of the most common questions people with any form of arthritis have is, “Is there an arthritis diet?” Or more to the point, “What can I eat to help my joints?” The answer, fortunately, is that many foods can help. Following a diet low in […]

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Historically Katy
Markers Preserve Katy’s History

| May 1, 2015
Historically Katy </br>Markers Preserve Katy’s History

Vintage photographs allow us a glimpse of history




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Around Katy

| May 1, 2015
Around Katy

Community groups and people making local news




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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students – May 2015

| May 1, 2015
Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students – May 2015

SWEET SIXTEEN BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION Jordyn Chanelle McCullough celebrated her Sweet Sixteen at the Willow Fork Country Club on Saturday, April 4. With over 100 guests in attendance, the theme was “Jordyn & Co.” Tiffany blue, silver and black were the colors of the day. Her 10-person court performed a wonderful hip-hop waltz dance routine after […]

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Discoveries May 2015

| May 1, 2015
Discoveries May 2015

DORIS LESLIE BLAU One of the more vibrant Swedish (Sverige) flat weaves in the Doris Leslie Blau collection, the rug features a gray overall frame­work forming enlarged solid red diamond shapes along the sides with light green circles and a pair of light green diamonds along the central axis. dorisleslieblau.com _________________________________________________________________________________ MACKENZIE-CHILDS This handcrafted enamelware […]

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When and How to Prune Roses for Lush Results

| May 1, 2015
When and How to Prune Roses for Lush Results

Tips To Get The Best Blooms By Chelsea Fuss, Craftsy.com The first time I grew roses, I was so afraid of doing the wrong thing I treated them like fragile little plants. Actually, roses are surprisingly resilient and it’s tough to kill them. Pruning a rose garden a few times each season enables the plants […]

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Katy Business May 2015

| May 1, 2015
Katy Business May 2015

MD ANDERSON EDUCATES ON CANCER PREVENTION THROUGH PARTNERSHIP WITH PGA TOUR The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, through a newly announced relationship with the PGA TOUR, is expanding its efforts to reduce cancer risk among the golf community and the general public through educational efforts. As the Official Cancer Center of the PGA […]

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Easy Treats for the Fourth of July

| May 1, 2015
Easy Treats for the Fourth of July

  Everyone will be bringing some­thing to the 4th of July picnic, but you can bring the grand finale. Each of these tasty sweet treats captures the flair of the 4th without the fuss. In just a little time, you can add patriotic color and fun flavor to classics like cupcakes, ice cream cones and […]

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Fresh Way to Fiesta

| May 1, 2015
Fresh Way to Fiesta

Sweet Ideas For Cinco De Mayo Celebrations Cinco de Mayo is the perfect opportunity to indulge in Mexican-inspired dishes, dips and drinks. This year, put a tangy twist on your festive favorites with a refreshing new flavor. Watermelon is a versatile fruit with a flavor profile that pairs perfectly with many of the ingredients in […]

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Book Reviews May 2015

| May 1, 2015
Book Reviews May 2015

STUNNING STATS Infographic Guide to Literature presents unique, witty and surprising details about literature, from Shakespeare and Austen to Nabakov and Orwell, to George R. R. Martin and E. L. James. With fascinating stats and all the facts on your favorite writers, poets and playwrights, it features infamous tales from behind the scenes of the […]

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