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2011 Spring Fashion – From Classic to Quirky, an exotic journey of color and style 2011 Spring Fashion – From Classic to Quirky, an exotic journey of color and style

 

An exotic journey of color and style
Citing exotic destinations like Africa, India, Peru and Turkey as inspiration, fashion designers present intriguing color combinations for spring that transport consumers to foreign lands.
“The colors designers have chosen …

Safe Sleep Practices for Babies Safe Sleep Practices for Babies

Becoming a new parent is an exciting and challenging time, and sleep-deprived moms and dads often look for advice from their own parents.
But when it comes to ensuring that their babies sleep safely, new parents …

Through Cheers And Tears, Baylor Fans Stand Faithful Through Cheers And Tears,  Baylor Fans Stand Faithful

This has been a truly memorable year for Baylor,’’ writes Baylor President Ken Starr. “One area in which our green and gold has shown brightest has been in the many successes of Baylor athletics. We …

Love Stories – Tales of love to share from Houston couples Love Stories – Tales of love to share from Houston couples

Astronaut Andrew Feustel and his gorgeous brunette wife Indira, (Drew and Indi) met in their college days at Purdue University, but it wasn’t a date at first sight.
It was August of 1989 and school had …

It’s Time to Show Your Love It’s Time to Show Your Love

Tips for making your marriage proposal an event to remember
February brings thoughts of hearts and flowers, and what better way to tell your Valentine you love her than by popping the question? Proposing is one …

Grads Pedal from Texas to Alaska Grads Pedal from Texas to Alaska

By Cindy Ziervogel
Shannon Kintner was only a casual bike rider and self-described nerd when she first heard a fellow student recruit for a charity bike ride that would last 70 days, cover more than 4,000 …

Success Still in the Making Success Still in the Making

Flashback five years ago to Bravo’s hit television series Project Runway. It was in its second season and judges Heidi Klum, designer Michael Kors and Elle magazine fashion editor Nina Garcia were deliberating over three …

Fighting the Fat This Winter – and Beyond Fighting the Fat This Winter – and Beyond

Avoid winter weight gain and ring in a healthier 2011
January is the month when the government and nonprofit agencies across the country observe Healthy Weight Week. Maybe, because it follows the holidays when parties and …

Giving Thanks for Family Traditions Giving Thanks for Family Traditions

GIVING THANKS FOR FAMILY TRADITIONS
When I was growing up, we had certain Thanksgiving traditions. Most memorable for me was that our extended family would often gather at one of my aunts’ houses. The adults would …

Cypress Homeowners Deck the Halls with Treasure-Filled Elegance Cypress Homeowners Deck the Halls with Treasure-Filled Elegance

Founder Of Round Top Collection Celebrates Christmas In Style
Christmas comes early each year to the Krause house in Cypress — the middle of October to be exact. That’s when Jeff and Debbie Krause and their …

Houston Remains Strong Despite Economic Downturn Houston Remains Strong Despite Economic Downturn

A Conversation With Jeff Moseley
It was quite hot,” said Jeff Moseley, president and CEO of the Greater Houston Partnership, as he referred to the U.S. economy prior to the recession. “We have seen a dramatic …

Travel Smart with the Right Luggage and Accessories Travel Smart with the Right Luggage and Accessories

There’s a price, size and look to fit every traveler
I was in the midst of chaos in our neighborhood pizzeria/arcade that caters to the 10-year-old and under crowd when I got the call. “I have …

An Interview with an Artisan Aug 2010 An Interview with an Artisan Aug 2010

Local jewelry artist Cara Ellison Halbirt discusses the links in her chain
Q: Cara, you have a jewelry making business. Is this something you have always done?
A: I can’t pretend that making jewelry was a …

Survival Guide for College Freshman Survival Guide for College Freshman

By Annie Hale
Going from a senior in high school to a freshman at a college or university can be a difficult transition for many students. Here are some tips to help make that adjustment a …

Layla Grace’s Legacy, How one family turned tragedy into hope for others Layla Grace’s Legacy, How one family turned tragedy into hope for others

You’ve probably heard about her. Little Layla Grace Marsh touched many lives in the Cy-Fair area and beyond, her story reaching nationwide. In May of 2009, at just 18 months old, the youngest of the …