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Celebrity Fathers: Dan Pastorini & A. J. Foyt Celebrity Fathers: Dan Pastorini  & A. J. Foyt

With Father’s Day comes a special occasion to cherish memories and celebrate the importance of family. Whether separated by distance or living nearby, it’s the love that matters.
By Melanie Saxton
Dan Pastorini
Back in the “Love Ya …

Celebrity Father: George Foreman Celebrity Father: George Foreman

The father of 10, former boxing champ George Foreman pulls no punches with his advice on being a successful parent
By Melanie Saxton
It’s been 10 years since we last interviewed George Foreman, the two-time former World Heavyweight …

Sweet Stuff: Frederico Mora, Frosted Betty, and Father’s Day Sweet Stuff: Frederico Mora, Frosted Betty, and Father’s Day

A young entrepreneur’s biggest supporter — and baking assistant — is her dad
By Melanie Saxton
Many have heard of Frosted Betty, the “girl power” cupcake shop with two storefronts and a hip traveling van. Entrepreneur …

Former Rocket Still Setting His Sights Above the Rim Former Rocket Still Setting His Sights Above the Rim

By Tish Williams
 
It takes a lot of Advil to be Matt Bullard. “When you’re my size, you can take 16 a day,” says the 6-foot, 10-inch former NBA world champ, a nine season Houston Rockets …

A 15-Year-Old Race Car Phenomenon: Meet Alec Udell A 15-Year-Old Race Car Phenomenon: Meet Alec Udell

The youngest World Challenge SCAA driver
 
By Melanie Saxton
Few 15-year-olds are driving, especially in race cars, yet one talented local teenager has made history as the youngest World Challenge SCAA driver. Alec Udell is an Honor …

Houston’s Annual Pond Tour Houston’s Annual Pond Tour

Make a splash with great ideas to suit every taste
Twenty or more private water gardens and koi ponds will be open to the public on Saturday, June 4, and Sunday, June 5. There’s something wet …

Modern Moms Modern Moms

By Melanie Saxton
With the demands of motherhood, career and household, women often twist themselves into pretzels trying to be everything to everybody. These four moms manage to juggle it all —and enjoy the journey — in a very modern world.

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 …