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Holiday Gift Ideas, November 2016

| November 1, 2016
Holiday Gift Ideas, November 2016

LACENTERRA LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch in Katy is your one-stop shop for dining, shopping and entertainment this holiday season! There are over 70 fabulous shops and restaurants to choose from. Give your someone special the perfect gift this holiday season with a LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch gift card. You can purchase gift cards in person […]

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Why Granite Countertops are Here to Stay

| November 1, 2016
Why Granite Countertops are Here to Stay

These Four Reasons Highlight Their Durability And Appeal By Kathleen M. McCoy Granite continues to be the preferred choice for kitchen countertops nationwide. According to the NKBA 2014 Kitchen & Bath Style Report, a stunning 91 percent of respondents specified granite when designing new kitchen countertops. Deanna Carlton, Kitchen Design Group, echoed these statistics when […]

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Around Katy November 2016

| November 1, 2016
Around Katy November 2016

KATY PRAIRIE CONSERVANCY EARNS NATIONAL RECOGNITION The Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC), a nonprofit land trust dedicated to preserving an ecologically vital tallgrass prairie and associated wetlands on Houston’s far west side, today announced it has been accredited by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. This is a mark of distinction in land conservation and signifies the […]

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A Texas Farmhouse

| November 1, 2016
A Texas Farmhouse

Modern City Dwelling Honors Tradition The 2016 AIA Houston Design Award Home Tour on Oct. 29-30 showcases the finest residential architecture in Houston. One of the homes, 4153 Oberlin Street, is also the recipient of a 2016 AIA Houston Design Award for Residential Architecture. The house is the second award-winning home that the architect, Natalye […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, November 2016

| November 1, 2016
Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, November 2016

Read about the achievements of area schools and students.

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Greater Houston Builders Association Advocates for its Professional Membership

| November 1, 2016
Greater Houston Builders Association Advocates for its Professional Membership

CEO Casey Morgan Brings Her Government Affairs Experience To Her Leadership Role By Mara Soloway Even when the national economy is slow, the Houston area economy generally stays robust. Housing is one indicator that reflects how good the economy is. According to the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA) website (ghba.org), home sales in Houston set […]

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Discoveries November 2016

| November 1, 2016
Discoveries November 2016

DIMENSIONAL FISH ART Who needs an aquarium? Create your own natural habitat with this Fish Wall Decor. You won’t need to fish for compliments—these Silver Fish will generate a tidal wave of admiration. Available in a wide range of sizes, species and finishes.

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Katy Business November 2016

| November 1, 2016
Katy Business November 2016

HOUSTON METHODIST WEST HOSPITAL GOES PINK DURING BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH If you travel on I-10 and Barker Cypress through the Energy Corridor, you may notice that flamingos have landed at Houston Methodist West Hospital. In honor of breast cancer awareness month, flamingos will cover the green areas of the hospital grounds and pink lights […]

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Cheesy Spinach Dip- Monkey Bread

| November 1, 2016
Cheesy Spinach Dip- Monkey Bread

Ingredients 2 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 bag (12 oz) frozen spinach, thawed 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 cans (16.3 oz each) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated biscuits 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese   Directions Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with cooking spray. In […]

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A Compendium of Winning Wines

| November 1, 2016
A Compendium of Winning Wines

Take This List To Your Favorite Wine Shop Once again, after tasting through several hundred wines a month, I have developed a backlog, and shall play catch-up, writing only briefly about many of the great values I have personally tasted and highly recommended.   WHITE WINES: E Casal Garcia Sweet White (Portugal) — This enticing, […]

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Book Reviews November 2016

| November 1, 2016
Book Reviews November 2016

WINE IN TIME In her new book, The 24-Hour Wine Expert, Jancis Robinson makes it possible to learn the really important details about wine in a single day. In this pithy, approachable, comprehensive guide, Robinson shares her expertise with authority and wit, tackling questions such as how to select the right bottle at retail, what […]

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Honda Ridgeline and Mazda CX-9

| November 1, 2016
Honda Ridgeline and Mazda CX-9

• Honda Ridgeline

• Mazda CX-9

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Traditional Indian Concepts Fuse Beautifully with Modern Design

| October 1, 2016
Traditional Indian Concepts Fuse Beautifully with Modern Design

Family Of Five Discovers A Perfect Fit In Their Dream Home When this young couple started their family, they imagined themselves living in a traditional home on a big lot removed a bit from city life and spending lots of quality time bonding as a family, which now includes three daughters ages 12, 9 and […]

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Houstonian Kenny Rogers Celebrates An Illustrious Career With His Farewell World Tour

| October 1, 2016
Houstonian Kenny Rogers Celebrates An Illustrious Career With His Farewell World Tour

The Gambler’s Last Deal By Judy Latta   Photos By Piper Ferguson After a legendary career spanning more than 50 years, citing a desire to spend more time with his wife and children, country and pop music icon Kenny Rogers launched his farewell tour, aptly called The Gambler’s Last Deal. For this series of concerts, which […]

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Fall Festivals, Come Out And Celebrate The Passage Of Summer Into Fall!

| October 1, 2016
Fall Festivals, Come Out And Celebrate The Passage Of Summer Into Fall!

ALL HALLOW’S DAY AT THE PARK George Ranch Historical Park, Saturday, Oct. 29 Starting At 9 A.M. Georgeranch.Org Visit the George Ranch Historical Park on Halloween day for a historical trick AND treat! Learn about 100 Years of Halloween pasts with fun historic games and activities, some ghoulish ghost stories, a Halloween promenade and costume contest, […]

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Sugar Land’s Olympians Receive a Warm Welcome Home

| October 1, 2016
Sugar Land’s Olympians Receive a Warm Welcome Home

Community Shows Support For Simone Manuel And Steven López Photos by Michael Trollestrup The City of Sugar Land hosted an evening welcome home party for Simone Manuel and Steven López on Aug. 25, when hundreds of people gathered in Sugar Land Town Square despite some bouts of rainy weather to celebrate the hometown heroes. The […]

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Houston Finalist Ties for First Place in H-E-B Food Contest

| October 1, 2016
Houston Finalist Ties for First Place in H-E-B Food Contest

Creators of unique products from the Lone Star State are relishing the sweet taste of success as winners of H-E-B’s Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best contest. A panel of expert judges narrowed a field of 25 finalists to an unprecedented FIVE winners, increasing the winnings totaling $90,000. The winners received cash prizes and coveted […]

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Katy Happenings October 2016

| October 1, 2016
Katy Happenings October 2016

Mark your calendar with upcoming events and charitable events.

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Winter in Whistler

| October 1, 2016
Winter in Whistler

Find pristine snow, adventure, culture, nature and leisure in this British Columbian mountain resort By Noelle Valentine From its humble beginnings as a fishing lodge in 1914, to being center stage for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Whistler, British Columbia, has always been considered a special place and outstanding destination for adventurous spirits. […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Kelli and Jordan

| October 1, 2016
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br>Kelli and Jordan

Text by Melanie Saxton  |  Wedding photos by  Luis JD Swiger, John David Photography | Engagement photos by Colin and Christina Dismuke Kelli Fyke and Jordan Fox met while playing intramural flag football through a Bible study class at Houston First Baptist Church. Dating was difficult due to Jordan’s oil and gas engineering job with a month-on, […]

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