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“Paw-terest” – Your Pet Photos! “Paw-terest” – Your Pet Photos!

Our favorite purr-fect pet photos from readers.

Discoveries May 2015 Discoveries May 2015

DORIS LESLIE BLAU
One of the more vibrant Swedish (Sverige) flat weaves in the Doris Leslie Blau collection, the rug features a gray overall frame­work forming enlarged solid red diamond shapes along the sides with light …

Book Reviews May 2015 Book Reviews May 2015

STUNNING STATS
Infographic Guide to Literature presents unique, witty and surprising details about literature, from Shakespeare and Austen to Nabakov and Orwell, to George R. R. Martin and E. L. James. With fascinating stats and all …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Making Old Stuff New Again
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br>Making Old Stuff New Again

Consider Repurposing That Keepsake

There are many DIY projects and repurposing options when it comes to antiques, but right off the bat, I want to warn you to know the value of your keepsakes, heirlooms, and treasures before your start repurposing.

the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher April 2015 the Editor’s Picks …  Linda Anderson, editor & publisher April 2015

MY FAVORITES:

-Jeff Guidry and His Eagle
-Spinach, Mushroom & Feta Crustless Quiche
-No-Bake Chocolate Egg Nest Cookies

Discoveries Apr 2015 Discoveries Apr 2015

EIGHT-LIGHT-CHANDELIER
This elegant beaded chandelier from the John-Richard Collection, is handcrafted of iron and clear and bronze-plated crystal with a hand-applied gold-leaf finish. The John-Richard Collection is known for its distinctive artisan-crafted furniture and accessories. neimanmarcus.com
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Book Reviews April 2015 Book Reviews April 2015

 
OVER 50 AND FABULOUS
Throughout their youth, females are inundated with information and advertising related to health and beauty. As they get older, however, that information becomes more difficult to find – especially as women enter …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Big Bucks for Old Books
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br>Big Bucks for Old Books

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
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Top 5 Home Design Trends 2015 Top 5 Home Design Trends 2015

HOUSTON DESIGN SCENE MAKING A SPLASH!
By Abby Vasek
Houston’s design style is as diverse as its population but there are several identifiable design trends that have emerged onto the scene and will definitely be making a …

Book Reviews March 2015 Book Reviews March 2015

CAT LADY REIMAGINED
Typically, the term “cat lady” evokes images of an unfashionable, unkempt and slightly unhinged spinster hoarding multiple cats. Cat Lady Chic serves up the antidote, celebrating the Cat Lady with a compilation of …

Excellent Wines and Houston’s Only Certified Master Chef Excellent Wines and Houston’s Only Certified Master Chef

Houston’s Only Certified Master Chef Fritz Gitschner
Fritz Gitschner, former Executive Chef at the Houston Country Club, has created something very special at 60 Degrees Mastercrafted, located at 2300 Westheimer. There are many Master Chefs, but …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Top 10 Valentines Collectibles
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Top 10 Valentines Collectibles

How you store your fine jewelry matters.

What is the Best Carpet for your Home What is the Best Carpet for your Home

Guidelines To Make A Complicated Subject Simpler
Finding the best carpet for your home starts out simple and quickly becomes complicated. You know you want something that will look good in your home, feel great, and …

the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher February 2015 the Editor’s Picks …  Linda Anderson, editor & publisher February 2015

MY FAVORITES:

-Baby Reveal Gone Wrong!
-Winter Cabbage & Potato Soup
-Best Chopper From Sur la Table

Discoveries Feb 2015 Discoveries Feb 2015

DORIS LESLIE BLAU
This Swedish pile Rya rug by Ingrid Hollman Knafve is an understated delight. Often we think of fall colors as bold and bright, but the muted earthiness of this mid-centruy piece (produced circa …

Book Reviews February 2015 Book Reviews February 2015

ON FOOD AND MEMORY
A Bowl of Olives is a treasure from the author and artist of the international bestseller In and Out of the Garden, and the wondrous sketchbook Sara Midda’s South of France. Drawn …

“They Always Buy the Ten-Cent Wine” “They Always Buy the Ten-Cent Wine”

The Relationship Between The Price Of A Wine And Our Opinion Of It
This article is republished from Robert G. Albertson’s blog, The Wine Economist, by permission of the author.
Ernest and Julio Gallo built their business …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Tips for Jewelry Storage
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Tips for Jewelry Storage

How you store your fine jewelry matters.

Spa Space at Home Spa Space at Home

The ultimate upgrades for the master bath 
By Elizabeth Anthony
Your home’s bathroom is likely a sanctuary in your home — far more than just a toilet, sink, shower and/or tub. You may soak away your worries …