HISTORICALLY HOUSTON
Keeping Cool on the Ice
HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br> Keeping Cool on the Ice

One of the facts of life that never seems to change in Houston is the oppressive heat of the summer months. It drives our utility costs up and makes working outdoors almost unbearable. Early Houstonians …

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 …

Houston City Scope July 2010 Houston City Scope July 2010

Celebrating Cowboy Culture at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston has partnered with The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo to present Celebrating Cowboy Culture: The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo …

Summer Hues Summer Hues

Feminine Fleur
Long strand freshwater pearls paired with pink and blue opal rosettes make TOUS’ Fleur collection sweet and feminine. A modern twist on the pearl makes this collection the new classic.www.tous.com.

Fresh Flowers
Glacee Luxe Handbag from …

Discoveries Jul 2010 Discoveries Jul 2010

Blue Outdoor Plates in Two Sizes
The pattern of the 8-inch x 8-inch salad plates can be paired with the color coordinated pattern of the 10-inch x 10-inch dinner plates. The pieces are color coordinated, but …

When Too Much Is Too Much When Too Much Is Too Much

Breast reduction may be the solution you are looking for …
While many women elect to have the size of their breasts enhanced, there are just as many who feel that too much is too much. …

Look Your Best Look Your Best

Let Houston’s Laser Expert Rejuvenate You for the New Year
LASER INSTITUTE & VEIN CARE CENTER
JOSE G. MONSALVEZ M.D., P.A.
Laser Institute & Vein Care Center offers you the latest technology for vein treatment. Dr. Jose …

2010 NKBA Bathroom Design Competition 2010 NKBA Bathroom Design Competition

Trends: What homeowners want in their bath and powder rooms
The number one feature that modern homeowners are requesting when buying or remodeling a home is concealed kitchens, according to the National Kitchen and Bath Association. …

Dazzling Windows – New Trends in Window Shades Dazzling Windows – New Trends in Window Shades

One of the simplest—and most inexpensive—ways to refresh a room’s décor is to update the window treatment. After all, when we enter a room for the first time, our eyes are naturally drawn to the …

Progress & Growth July 2010 Progress & Growth July 2010

Redefining Real Estate
Casey Pope Properties
Welcome to Casey Pope Properties where they’re redefining the art of Residential Brokerage. Their cutting edge marketing in both traditional and interactive media will guarantee your property maximum exposure–their local market …

Book Reviews July 2010 Book Reviews July 2010

Front Yard Gardens
Front Yard Gardens: Growing More Than Grass, Second Edition is an inspiring treasure-trove of ideas to start and grow a fabulous front yard. Author Liz Primeau explores the history of lawn and our …

Mexico Made Easy – Cabo San Lucas Mexico Made Easy – Cabo San Lucas

AllAboutCabo.com and Cabo San Lucas Villas take the guess work out of your getaway

Mini Cooper & Honda Crosstour Mini Cooper & Honda Crosstour

MINI
When the British Mini car company was purchased by BMW, the car received the full Teutonic engineering treatment. That meant transforming the iconic car from an ultra-light micro vehicle with sliding side windows and 13-inch …

Decant It and Let It “Breathe”? The facts might surprise you Decant It and Let It “Breathe”? The facts might surprise you

In May 1977, my late friend Alexis Bespaloff published “A Corking New Wine Theory” in New York Magazine. In blind tastings with Robert Mondavi, Paul Draper of Ridge Winery, Alexis Lichine of Bordeaux Chateau Prieuré-Lichine, …

Rooms With a View Rooms With a View

A couple finds the perfect empty nest above the trees in a Galleria area high-rise

With three grown children pursuing new chapters in their lives, this Houston couple was ready to embrace new adventure, too. They …

Gifts for Grads Gifts for Grads

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Perfect Outdoor Entertainment Areas
green links
Golf greens, playgrounds, bocce ball, lawn areas and fire pits are just a few of the outdoor entertainment areas that Green Links provides. These synthetic turf game courts, playgrounds and lawns …

On The Town with Jan Carson June 2010 On The Town with Jan Carson June 2010

 
Even though the social scene skids to a stop during the summer months, there’s still plenty of buzz to share from what seemed like a record number of spring events! And, of course, there will …