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Renovated Ranch Home A Symphony
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Meyerland Couple Streamlines With Move Into
Retirement And City Living

Eddie and Dianne Cousins lived all over the world in the early part of their 36 years of marriage as a result of Eddie’s job as a deep-water drilling engineer and consultant in the oil and gas business. Read the full story »

Catwalks & Classrooms Catwalks & Classrooms

Design Competition Showcases Up-And-Coming Local Designers And Their Upcycled Fashions

Memorial Hermann Razzle Dazzle “Power of Pink” Luncheon Memorial Hermann Razzle Dazzle “Power of Pink” Luncheon

Houston Celebrates Cora Sue Mach Day
Geralyn Lucas, American journalist, television producer, The New York Times best-selling author of Why I Wore Lipstick (to My Mastectomy) and Then Came Life, and a proud breast cancer …

WASH Celebrates 40 Years
of Watercolor Art
WASH Celebrates 40 Years </br>of Watercolor Art

Exhibition In Nov.-Dec. Showcases “Best Of The Best”
Almost all of us remember the flat tin box containing little squares of watercolor paint that was part of our standard school supplies. Perhaps because of this, …

Memorial Park Master Plan
Implementation Underway
Memorial Park Master Plan </br>Implementation Underway

Inaugural Project Begins With 113-Acre Eastern Glades
At nearly 1,500 acres, Memorial Park is Houston’s largest urban-center park and is almost double the size of New York’s Central Park. On April 1, 2015, the Houston City …

The Arts & Happenings November 2015 The Arts & Happenings November 2015

Making his Houston debut, American Ballet Theatre’s acclaimed principal dancer Daniil Simkin will bring his much-anticipated dance and multimedia performance INTENSIO to Houston on Friday, Nov. 6, …

Judy & Steve

Text by Melanie Saxton | Photos by Donna Salter, The Portrait Company
It’s not every phone call from a Lexus dealership that leads to marriage. But that’s precisely what set the “wheels in motion” for Judy Larson and …

On The Town with Jan Carson
November 2015
On The Town with Jan Carson </br>November 2015

The holidays are sneaking up on us! Not only is November jam-packed with all sorts of socials and soirees… several of them are longtime traditions. One is the mega holiday shopping extravaganza The Houston Ballet …

Fashion – What’s in Stores Now,
November 2015
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now, </br>November 2015

Chunky multi-stone necklace has fire agates and more . neimanmarcus.com

Artfully Decorated with Accents Artfully Decorated with Accents

Adding “Just The Right Touch” To Your Home
By Melanie Saxton
A room filled with furniture is one thing, but a living space artfully decorated with accents is quite another! Interior environments need a blend of textures, …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Appraisal Events Reveal Great Finds
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br>Appraisal Events Reveal Great Finds

Lori Verderame on Google+

Dr. Lori, Celebrity Ph.D. antiques appraiser, Dr. Lori hosts antiques appraisal events worldwide. Dr. Lori is the star appraiser on Discovery channel.   Visit www.DrLoriV.com, www.Facebook.com/DoctorLori, Lori Verderame on Google+or call (888) 431-1010.
By …

Make the Cooler Weather Work in Your Landscape Make the Cooler Weather Work in Your Landscape

These No-Sweat Fixes Bring Year-Round Benefits
Fall is the landscaper’s secret weapon. It is the best time of year to fix problems or make wonderful things happen in the garden. Here are some tips on how …

the Editor’s Picks …
Linda Anderson, editor & publisher
November 2015
the Editor’s Picks …  <br />Linda Anderson, editor & publisher</br>November 2015


– Hello Says the Dog!
– Rosemary Sweet Potato Stackers
– Pumpkin Rolls

Houston City Scope November 2015 Houston City Scope November 2015

UH Special Collections Hosts Archives from Houston’s Blues History
Thanks to the University of Houston, music aficionados can revisit the career of the late B.B. King, as well as those of other bluesmen who performed and …

Texas Fresh Juice Focuses on
Organic and Healthy
Texas Fresh Juice Focuses on </br>Organic and Healthy

Offering Wellness In A Glass

Drink fresh. Feel Good. The motto of Texas Fresh Juice expresses co-owner Marita Pratt’s philosophy behind the organic juicery now open in Sienna Village. She talks more about her business and …

What is Alzheimer’s? What is Alzheimer’s?

What We Understand Today
Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks.

Living With Diabetes Living With Diabetes

What To Know About The Threat Of Hypoglycemia
There is no cure for diabetes, but it can be managed. Balancing the food you eat with exercise and medicine (if prescribed) will help you control your weight …

Houston’s Candidate of Firsts
HISTORICALLY HOUSTON Kathy Whitmire<br />  Houston’s Candidate of Firsts

By Dr. Teresa Tomkins-Walsh
In 1977, when Kathryn “Kathy” Whitmire became the first woman to win public office in Houston, she opened an expansive path of firsts in local government. As City Controller from 1978-1982, Whitmire …

Discoveries Nov 2015 Discoveries Nov 2015

This Oscar de la Renta for The New York Botanical Garden salad plate features a peony print Oscar handpicked from the Garden’s private collection of rare 18th and 19th century …

Books Reviews November 2015 Books Reviews November 2015

Plants from Pits by Holly Farrell shows you how to grow a range of fruit and vegetables from pits that you might otherwise toss into the trash. Farrell offers guidance to growing more …

Mayakoba, the Venice of the Yucatan Mayakoba, the Venice of the Yucatan

Mayakoba offers eco-friendly family fun in Riviera Maya
By Elizabeth Anthony
Mayakoba is located in romantic and picturesque Riviera Maya, Mexico’s foremost beach destination fronting the Caribbean Sea and only a short 40-minute drive from Cancun International …

Wines from Around the World Wines from Around the World

From New Zealand, Europe and the United States

Ford Mustang and Jeep Renegade Ford Mustang and Jeep Renegade

Starting Price $24,000
By Kelly Foss
Ford Mustang
It’s no small thing that the Ford Mustang turns 50 this year. As America’s “pony car,” the Mustang has come to symbolize freedom and the open road and has inspired …