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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Alyssa and Garrett

| February 1, 2017
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br>Alyssa and Garrett

Few married couples can claim they met in junior high school, but Katy residents Alyssa Dowdle and Garrett Glover have those bragging rights. The couple can take that noteworthy brag even further: on June 27, 2015 they celebrated their union at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church in Katy, followed by an exquisite reception at House Plantation in Hockley.

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Socially Speaking with Michelle Anderson February 2017

| February 1, 2017
Socially Speaking with Michelle Anderson February 2017

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-Cinco Ranch Ladies Club Christmas Luncheon
-Angels of Light Annual Holiday Event
-Community Members Celebrate Christmas
-Greater Katy Area Pachyderm Club Christmas Party
-A Gatsby-Styled New Year’s Eve

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – February 2017

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

ALICE +OLIVIA X BASQUIAT CFDA CAPSULE COLLECTION, AVAILABLE AT  aliceandolivia.com

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Katy Business February 2017

| February 1, 2017
Katy Business February 2017

HOUSTON METHODIST WEST HOSPITAL SURGEON COLLABORATES WITH TOP CHINESE SURGEONS A collaboration of China’s top orthopedic surgeons and Dr. B. Christoph Meyer, a surgeon with Houston Methodist Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, has led to an international partnership allowing our countries to explore similarities and differences in treatment approaches for patients with conditions of the spine. […]

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Walls That Talk

| February 1, 2017
Walls That Talk

Tile Statements That Say Everything About Your Style By Cheryl Alexander Choosing the right wall tiles for your home just got easier and a lot more fun. Though the choices are plenty, don’t be overwhelmed. Quit wondering whether to play it safe or take a risk in your design. Let 2017 be the year that […]

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Kid and Pet Friendly Flooring Ideas

| February 1, 2017
Kid and Pet Friendly Flooring Ideas

A Range Of Flooring Types Will Work For High-Activity Areas By Mara Soloway Sure, empty nesters can have stylish concrete floors in their homes. It certainly makes having dogs easier. And area rugs can make a soft, friendly space for their visiting grandkids to play. But what can others do who want the combination of […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Valentines from the Head and Heart

| February 1, 2017
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Valentines from the Head and Heart

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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Modest Increases in High Blood Pressure Linked to Death; Heart Failure

| February 1, 2017
Modest Increases in High Blood Pressure Linked to Death; Heart Failure

American Heart Association Report Reveals Greater Risk To African American Adults Of All Ages Even modest increases in high blood pressure were linked to a greater risk of death and heart failure among African American adults of all ages, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of […]

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Say Cheese!

| February 1, 2017
Say Cheese!

Whiter Teeth Will Make You Smile By Judy Latta A bright, white, picture-perfect smile can do wonders for your appearance, self-esteem and confidence. According to a survey by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), almost all adults believe an attractive smile is an important social asset. When asked what they would most like to […]

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the Editor’s Picks … June 2017

| February 1, 2017
the Editor’s Picks …  June 2017

– Man Saves Abandoned Fawn
– Peach Bourbon Arnold Palmer
– Cowboy Caviar

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the Editor’s Picks … February 2017

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

– Twin Babies Rock Out to Daddy’s Guitar
– Crème Brulee Cheesecake
– Skinny Broccoli Salad

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Historically Katy
THE KATY DEPOT

| February 1, 2017
Historically Katy </br>THE KATY DEPOT

By Carol Adams Our Katy Depot is a familiar sight; the caboose parked next door is a local landmark. In 1898, it was built just east of what is now Pin Oak road. It followed a standard plan with broad eaves, projecting windows to allow the station agent a view of incoming trains, and a […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, February 2017

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

Read about the achievements of area schools and students.

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Discoveries February 2017

| February 1, 2017
Discoveries February 2017

FEATHERS WALL ART Good design is the result of many things. Original design breaks all notions of what is possible. At Phillips Collection, they thrive on the unexpected, bringing to market new concepts that are expertly crafted and strike a balance between form and function. phillipscollection.com

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Book Reviews February 2017

| February 1, 2017
Book Reviews February 2017

A RAINBOW OF SMOOTHIE BOWLS A Rainbow of Smoothie Bowls, by Leigh Weingus, is a cookbook that features more than 100 amazing creations and 40+ gorgeous, full-color photos. Page by page, this book serves up flavorful treats that are as nutritious as they are beautiful. In just a few simple steps, you’ll combine colorful fruits, […]

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

| February 1, 2017
Jackson Family Wines —  </br>On Top of the World, Part II

An Unrivaled, Premium Collection Of Wineries And Estate Vineyards In Part I of this series, published in the January issue, I discussed the incredible Kendall-Jackson winery itself in Sonoma County, California, and the iconic Vintner’s Reserve Chardonnay that has been the top-selling U.S. Chardonnay for 24 years running. To read Part I, visit katylifestylesandhomes.com/jackson-family-wines-on-top-of-the-world-part-i/. In […]

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Chevrolet Bolt EV and Volvo XC90

| February 1, 2017
Chevrolet Bolt EV and Volvo XC90

Chevrolet Bolt EV | Starting price: $$30,000 When Chevrolet introduced the 2017 Bolt EV— a totally electric or battery electric vehicle — it fulfilled its promise to offer a long-range, affordable electric vehicle for the masses. This plug-in electric car represents a big step forward in EV design. The Bolt EV offers more than 200 […]

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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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