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Family Sets New Roots in Sweetwater

Text by Cheryl Alexander | Photography by Miro Dvorscak | Architecture by Robert Dame | Construction by Sims Luxury Builders | Landscape design by Moss Landscaping | Interiors by Cindy Witmer Designs

A French Manor In Suburbia Suits Their Lifestyle

Eight years ago, Naveen and Vimi Arora moved to Houston from Princeton, New Jersey. The move brought Naveen, who is in the field of energy trading, closer to the action, and Vimi, an ER physician, found an opportunity with Memorial Hermann Hospital, which made the transition relatively seamless. Read the full story »

CleRenda’s Calling CleRenda’s Calling

Helping Women Find Their Purpose Through Project P.U.S.H.
Text by Cathy Gordon | Photography by Miro Dvorscak
Stilettos. One misstep and you’re hobbling about like a newborn fawn trying to stand for the first time. But CleRenda …

Bayou City Art Festival Downtown Returns Oct. 14-15 Bayou City Art Festival Downtown Returns Oct. 14-15

Featured Artist Tony Paraná Has Big Talent And A Big Heart For Houston
By Cheryl Alexander
The Art Colony Association, Inc. (ACA) has announced Bayou City Art Festival Downtown 2017 will be held on Saturday and …

Weird Homes Tour Returns Oct. 7 Weird Homes Tour Returns Oct. 7

One-Of-A-Kind Event Showcases The City’s Most Extraordinary Living Spaces
Weird Homes Tour is pleased to announce its return to Houston on Saturday, Oct.7 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. to take fans on a journey …

The Ovarian Cancer Quilt Project at MD Anderson The Ovarian Cancer Quilt Project at MD Anderson

Auction Oct. 25-Nov.8 Funds Ovarian Cancer Research And Builds Awareness One Quilt At A Time
Text by Mara Soloway | Images by Barbara Garvin and Shawn Green
Ovarian cancer is known as the silent killer – it …

The Arts & Happenings October 2017 The Arts & Happenings October 2017

“STORYLINE: THE CONTEMPORARY QUILT” AT HCCC, SEPT. 22-JAN.7
This fall, from Sept. 22-Jan. 7, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC), 4848 Main Street, presents Storyline: The Contemporary Quilt, a survey that highlights the spectrum of contemporary …

Fall Festivals and Events Fall Festivals and Events

By Melanie Saxton
Come out and celebrate the fall season with fun-filled excursions and diversions! Despite the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, many organizations are sponsoring events for charity, cultural exchanges, shopping, and Halloween celebrations. Whether …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Kathleen and Matt
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Kathleen and Matt

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Garza Photo + Design
Aggie sweethearts Kathleen Cooke and Matt Crook met through a mutual friend the summer of 2010. Kathleen attended Jersey Village High School, and Matt attended Banquete …

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

Nobody was in the mood to party after Harvey struck. People were either dealing with devastating flood waters in their own homes… or helping friends and neighbors. Events and fundraisers were re-scheduled, or cancelled outright, …

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

PRADA
Velvet mules, in burnt orange shade, have embellished bow.

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Tips for Shopping at Flea Markets Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Tips for Shopping at Flea Markets

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.

Diet and Physical Activity: What’s the Cancer Connection? Diet and Physical Activity: What’s the Cancer Connection?

Learn How To Lower Your Risk Of Developing This Disease
Breast Cancer Awareness Month begins in October. While cancer is a complex group of diseases with many possible causes – such as smoking, sun exposure, viruses, …

Walls Gone Wild Walls Gone Wild

High-Impact Wallpaper Trends
By Cheryl Alexander
From floral to fauna, from bold to demure, from tropical to traditional, this season wallpapers are wild with prints, textures and colors. Whether your home makeover involves an entire room or …

Make Your Yard a Friendly Habitat for Resident and Migratory Birds Make Your Yard a Friendly Habitat for Resident and Migratory Birds

If You Plant Natives, Birds Will Come
By Mara Soloway
The Houston area has numerous resident bird species, thanks to its humid subtropical climate. The area is also in the migratory path of so many more …

Book Reviews October 2017 Book Reviews October 2017

THE POWER OF EIGHT
Discover how to tap into your extraordinary human capacity for connection and healing, using astonishing new findings about the miraculous power of group intention and its boomerang effect, in The Power of …

Toyota Camry Toyota Camry

By Kelly Foss
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Toyota Camry | Starting price: $23,500
Toyota’s Camry has enjoyed the position of the topselling midsize sedan for decades. The primary attribute that has created such a loyal following has been reliability. High reliability …