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Meet Miss Houston 2013 Meet Miss Houston 2013

Law school student Zoe Cadore heads for the state pageant in June
By Don Mainer
Zoe Cadore, who just completed her first year at the University of Houston Law Center, is Miss Houston 2013.
The 23-year-old beauty, a …

A Chat With TV Host Deborah Duncan A Chat With TV Host Deborah Duncan

By Melanie Saxton
With May comes thoughts of Mother’s Day, a special occasion celebrating family bonds and the special women in our lives.  Deborah Duncan adores her mother, who is 90 years old and ornery. “Mom …

In the Tour Bus with Scotty McCreery In the Tour Bus with Scotty McCreery

Fans packed the Katy Crawfish Festival during a memorable performance
By Melanie Saxton
Photography by Debi Beauregard
March 23 was a big day for country music fans who arrived from all over the state for an appearance by …

Niki Noblett to Compete at Miss Texas Pageant Niki Noblett to Compete at Miss Texas Pageant

Contestant performs “Defying Gravity” to win Miss Harris County crown
By Don Maines
When a tall, blonde Prince Charming was crowned Mr. Bellaire 2013, his escort and partner-in-crime was Miss Harris County 2013, Niki Noblett, a senior …

The Shapes of Life The Shapes of Life

Artist Harold Siefert embraces the hand of fate

Behind the Music – The business empire of Mathew Knowles Behind the Music – The business empire of Mathew Knowles

By Cheryl Alexander
Mathew Knowles, founder, president and CEO of Music World Entertainment, Inc. — one of the largest and most renowned music and entertainment corporations in the world with record sales exceeding 300 million — …

75 YEARS ON THE MARCH 75 YEARS ON THE MARCH

THE MARCH OF DIMES CELEBRATES A MILESTONE ANNIVERSARY
The March of Dimes welcomes 2013 as a notable year — its 75th birthday! President Franklin D. Roosevelt founded the organization in 1938. His personal struggle with polio …

LOVE Struck LOVE Struck

Well-known sweethearts share their unusual love stories

Dan Pastorini and Pam Morse
TACKLING HIS HEART
“We support each other in every way, good or bad, and I thank the Lord each day for putting her in my life.”
Dan …

A Man of Many Ministries A Man of Many Ministries

Text by Melanie Saxton • Photos by Visage Photography
When Alex Kinion looks back on his life, he sees that God had a plan for him, though he never could have known it early on. He …

ONE on ONE with HOUSTON Chefs Ryan Pera & Bryan Caswell ONE on ONE with HOUSTON Chefs Ryan Pera & Bryan Caswell

“The diversity of regional foods is one of the many things that makes Houston a great city. I’m always exploring.”

Marcie Craig and Her Line of Fascinators Marcie Craig and Her Line of Fascinators

Millinery known as “less than a hat” is trending from across the pond   
Text by Melanie Saxton
Photography by Andrew Finney
As the world watched in April 2011, Kate Middleton wed Prince William in a media splash. Although …

ONE on ONE with HOUSTON Chefs Rebecca Masson & Randy Evans ONE on ONE with HOUSTON Chefs Rebecca Masson & Randy Evans

“ Houston has an amazingly diverse ethnic food culture. I love discovering all that this city has to offer. It always brings me inspiration.”

Growing Up Hofheinz Growing Up Hofheinz

By Melanie Saxton
As the daughter of Judge Roy Hofheinz, mayor of Houston from 1953 to 1955, Dene Hofheinz Anton remembers well how her father brought Major League Baseball to Houston and was later inducted into …

Holiday Home Tours remembered Holiday Home Tours remembered

Lifestyles & Homes is delighted to share this retrospective of holiday tour standouts from years past, offering something unique in each special vignette. Follow along for inspiration and the joy of holidays past.
 
2004

Just stepping through …

A Chat with Page Parkes A Chat with Page Parkes

A busy mom and talent agent adds reality TV to her schedule