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Southern Style
May 1, 2015 – 9:35 pm | Comments Off

Fur­niture pieces in neutral tones help maintain a sense of timelessness evident throughout the home.The custom tufted ottoman and throw pillows add a beloved dose of color. The Belgian classic roll arm slipcovered chaise lounge sectional is custom made in a muslin fabric.

A New Generation With Focus On Family And Future

In 2012, Laura and Patrick Schneidau purchased a lot in Braes Heights with big plans in mind. They had a solid vision for the nearly 5,000-square-foot home that would one day inhabit that space, and with their early plans sketched onto notebook paper, this vibrant family embarked on the 14-month journey that would lead to their custom dream home. Read the full story »

Portrait of an Artist
May 1, 2015 – 9:20 pm | Comments Off
Portrait of an Artist

Watercolor Artist Comes Full Circle
By Cheryl Alexander
In 1978, Mark Stewart, now an award-winning artist and architect, made his first visit to New York City as an employee of a large Houston-based architectural firm. He was …

Rising Equestrian Star
May 1, 2015 – 9:15 pm | Comments Off
Rising Equestrian Star

Kara Hachigian Competes In Top Horse Shows Across The Country
By Rebecca Maitland
Houston has a rising star in the equestrian competition circuit, and she has already made incredible accomplishments considering her young age. Today, she is …

Houston Arts & Happenings
May 1, 2015 – 9:15 pm | Comments Off
Houston Arts & Happenings

Mark your calendar for upcoming activities and charitable events

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Nicole & Jadeon
May 1, 2015 – 9:05 pm | Comments Off
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 …

Houston People and Events, On The Town, Jan Carson May 2015
May 1, 2015 – 9:03 pm | Comments Off
Houston People and Events, On The Town, Jan Carson May 2015

Jan Carson reports on Socials, Parties, and Events in Houston!

Fashion – What’s in Stores Now
May 1, 2015 – 8:57 pm | Comments Off
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now

Latest fashion trends!

Pretty Papered Walls
May 1, 2015 – 8:55 pm | Comments Off
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 …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Fill Your Vacation with Art
May 1, 2015 – 8:50 pm | Comments Off
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.

Let There Be Light!
May 1, 2015 – 8:44 pm | Comments Off
Let There Be Light!

“No Fuss Lights” Is The Bright Spot On The Outdoor Lighting Horizon
Six years ago, John Emanuel had a corporate job in advertising and marketing that catered to high-end clientele. Much of his time was spent …

Splashdown to Summer Fun
May 1, 2015 – 8:44 pm | Comments Off
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 …

Houston City Scope May 2015
May 1, 2015 – 8:34 pm | Comments Off
Houston City Scope May 2015

Civic and residential news
developing in our city

Managing Stress and Blood Pressure
May 1, 2015 – 8:33 pm | Comments Off
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, …

The Ultimate Arthritis Diet
May 1, 2015 – 8:33 pm | Comments Off
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 …

HISTORICALLY HOUSTON
Happy 50th Birthday, Houston Astrodome!
May 1, 2015 – 8:33 pm | Comments Off
HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br /> Happy 50th Birthday, Houston Astrodome!

by Amy Ahlbrand Robinson
The Houston Astrodome turned 50 in April. It’s hard for most of us to imagine a Houston before the Astrodome. What did Houstonians brag about before the structure Billy Graham coined as …

Discoveries: Unique finds for your home and lifestyle
May 1, 2015 – 8:27 pm | Comments Off
Discoveries: Unique finds for your home and lifestyle

Unique finds for your home and lifestyle

Fresh Way to Fiesta
May 1, 2015 – 8:20 pm | Comments Off
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 …

Book Reviews
May 1, 2015 – 8:15 pm | Comments Off
Book Reviews

New releases with something for everyone

Even More Summer Fun at The Woodlands Resort!
May 1, 2015 – 8:10 pm | Comments Off
Even More Summer Fun at The Woodlands Resort!

$75 Million Renovation Transforms Family-Fun Destination
The Woodlands® Resort & Conference Center’s all-encompassing $75-million plus expansion and renovation, completed at the end of 2014, is transforming the already-acclaimed Resort into a premier family-fun destination in the …

Great Values at All Prices
May 1, 2015 – 8:05 pm | Comments Off
Great Values at All Prices

Some Almost Too Good To Be True!
White Wines
Meiomi Chardonnay 2013 — I don’t usually quote the winery, but these comments from the back label are right on: 49 percent Santa Barbara County, “exotic spice and …

BMW i8 and Chrysler 200
May 1, 2015 – 8:00 pm | Comments Off
BMW i8 and Chrysler 200

See the new BMW i8 and Chrysler 200