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How Frank Billingsley was “Swabbed & Found” How Frank Billingsley was “Swabbed & Found”

Houston’s Popular Meteorologist Untangled A Closed Adoption
By Melanie Saxton
H e is the familiar and friendly face on Channel 2, guiding us through thunderstorms, hurricanes and tornados since 1995. KPRC chief meteorologist Frank Billingsley certainly knows …

The Arts & Happenings September 2017 The Arts & Happenings September 2017

HOUSTON MODERN HOME TOUR, SEPT. 23
The Modern Architecture + Design Society’s 7th annual Houston Modern Home Tour is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 23. The Modern Home Tour gives people a chance to explore and view …

Fabulous Fall Getaway Fabulous Fall Getaway

Sun-Drenched Southern California Climate
Text by Noelle Valentine | Photography courtesy of Pelican Hill
When September rolls around, Houstonians are ready to feel the chill of the fall’s first cool front. Summer is over; the kids are …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Natasha and James
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Natasha and James

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Weva Photography
Houstonian Natasha Dara met En­glish­­man James Langridge overseas in 2010. The couple fell in love, and after four-and-a-half years of courtship exchanged vows in a dream wedding on …

On The Town with Jan Carson –
September 2017
On The Town with Jan Carson – </br>September 2017

Rob Lowe never seems to age, and he is always re-inventing himself! Actor… author… producer – and a recovering alcoholic with over 25 years sobriety. The multi-talented star will share his struggles, his inspiration and his …

Fashion – What’s in Stores Now –
September 2017
Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – </br> September 2017</br>

 
GOLD CONNECTION JEWELERS
Let Gold Connection create a unique design with your fingerprint! Wear a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry as individual as you are. This is a unique way to say “I Love You” by wearing …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. – Toys as Art and Jewelry Arts & Antiques by Dr. – Toys as Art and Jewelry

When embarking on a new phase of life, such as getting married, completing a degree, or moving to a new home, many people chronicle the experience with the purchase of an object.

the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher September 2017 the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher September 2017

-Ella Mae Sings “An American Trilogy” by Elvis
-Blueberry Mojito
-Shrimp Tostadas

Say Cheese! 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 …

HISTORICAL HOUSTON:
Houston’s “M” Day
HISTORICAL HOUSTON:  </br> Houston’s “M” Day

By Amy Ahlbrand Robinson
On July 3, 1954, Houston’s population hit one million. The Houston Chamber of Commerce issued a “Black Gold Certificate” and labeled the event “M” Day. Mayor Roy Hofheinz was in his second …

Houston City Scope September 2017 Houston City Scope September 2017

THE MUSEUM OF HEALTH AND MEDICAL SCIENCE RECEIVES SMITHSONIAN AFFILIATION
The Smithsonian Institution has announced The John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science as its latest Smithsonian Affiliate in Texas. This designation makes The …

Stop Feeding Your Kids “Kid Food” Stop Feeding Your Kids “Kid Food”

 

Doctor Yum Dishes Up Important Reasons To Skip The Typical Kid-Related Food And Opt For More Nutritious Options
By Dr. Nimali Fernando and Heidi DiEugenio
According to the National Institutes of Health, on any given day one-third …

Discoveries September 2017 Discoveries September 2017

TODD SANDERS
Art: Todd Sanders’ neon art evokes a time when America fell in love with motion.
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Walls That Talk 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 …

Make Pool Maintenance a Pleasant Experience Make Pool Maintenance  a Pleasant Experience

These Tips From The Pros Can Help You Keep Your Pool Sparkling
By Merry Wise
Pool season is here! The weather is warm, and it’s time to enjoy the pool once again. Use these useful professional …

Book Reviews September 2017 Book Reviews September 2017

 
THE GRUMPY GARDENER
Gardeners from across the country have turned to Southern Living Senior Garden Editor Steven Bender, “The Grumpy Gardener,” for his keen knowledge and gardening know-how with equal doses sarcasm and sidesplitting humor for …

Grow a Bigger Garden in a Smaller Space Grow a Bigger Garden in a Smaller Space

Space-Saving Ideas For Increased Productivity
By Melinda Myers
Whether in the ground or on a balcony or deck, there’s always room to grow your own garden-fresh produce and beautiful flowers. Space- saving gardening techniques and products can …

Great Values from Washington State and More Great Values from Washington State and More

FROM CHAMPAGNE TO REDS
AND ROSÉS
Whereas Oregon is producing winning Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir, Washington State is producing equally great Riesling, Syrah, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon! The following are the best values from tasting …

Infinity QX30 and Ford F150 Infinity QX30 and Ford F150

 
Infinity QX30 | Starting price: $30,000
By Kelly Foss mycardata.com
Small SUVs are all the rage today. Buyers can’t get enough of them. They are compact is size, highly maneuverable, have a sporty demeanor, modern styling and …