A Celebration of Individuality A Celebration of Individuality

The Rise Of White And Off-White Shades In Home Interiors
The first step many homeowners consider when designing a room is the color palette, and often times, they opt for hues that highlight their own distinct …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Objects That Have Sentimental Value to You Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Objects That Have Sentimental Value to You

Jewelry pictures can be made with damaged pieces of costume jewelry by sewing or gluing the broken pieces onto a piece of velvet, felt or other fabrics.

Ten Easy Design Tips With A Big Impact Ten Easy Design Tips With A Big Impact

Transform Your Home Without Spending A Fortune
The change of seasons to fall and eventually winter is a great time to give your home a face lift. Ready to make some changes, but don’t want to …

Lip Implants Gaining Popularity Lip Implants Gaining Popularity

Millions More Use Injections To Get The Perfect Pucker
A record number of patients underwent lip augmentation procedures in 2015, making them the second-fastest growing facial procedure in the United States since 2000. Only dermabrasion procedures …

the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher December 2016 the Editor’s Picks …  Linda Anderson, editor & publisher December 2016

-Wild Foxes Jump on Trampoline
-Christmas Tree Vegetable Platter
-Melted Snowman Cookies

Houston City Scope December 2016 Houston City Scope December 2016

BOO BALL RAISES $1.27 MILLION FOR RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE
On Saturday, Oct. 29, Ronald McDonald House (RMH) Houston held its one-of-a-kind Halloween-inspired biennial gala, “BOO BALL, The Lost Lagoon,” inviting over 1,200 guests to dress …

Strains, Sprains and the Return of School Sports Strains, Sprains and the Return of School Sports

Memorial Hermann Health System Offers Some Prevention Tips
School sports have kicked into high gear, and that means physicians may be seeing more sports-related injuries.
“Because children’s bodies are still growing and changing, we often see different …

The Plaza Hotel: A Preservation Success Story The Plaza Hotel:  A Preservation Success Story

by Joseph Stromberg
The tremendous growth of Houston has sometimes come at the expense the city’s past. Some of this has come in the form of architectural loss as historic structures are demolished for new buildings. The …

Discoveries December 2016 Discoveries December 2016

RIDE INTO THE HOLIDAYS WITH VESPA (RED)®
The brand new (VESPA)RED is now helping to drive the end of AIDS. Available in the U.S. starting December 1, 2016 and globally in 2017. Order though certified …

Orange Cardamom Blueberry Crostata Orange Cardamom Blueberry Crostata

Preparation time: 10 min • Total Time: 1 hr 5 min • Servings: 6

Book Reviews December 2016 Book Reviews December 2016

GET CROSS FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Keeping calm for the holidays just got a little easier with the release of The New York Times Keep Merry and Crossword On. St. Martin’s Press, home to the classic New …

Recent Tastings with Folio Partners and Others Recent Tastings with Folio Partners and Others

All Listed Wines Highly Recommended
Folio Partners, founded in 2004 by the Michael Mondavi family, is an im­porter of premium wines from family winemakers who share their passion for making great wines (plus their own wines). …

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE December 2016 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE December 2016

ARAYA ARTISAN CHOCOLATE
Looking for a totally unique gift to satisfy a sweet tooth? Araya Artisan Chocolate makes decadent, fresh, locally handcrafted chocolates and also offers French macarons in 10 exquisite flavors.You can also create your …

Buick Envision and BMW 3-Series Buick Envision and BMW 3-Series

The Buick Envision is an all-new luxury compact crossover.

The BMW 3-Series includes the 320i, the 328d diesel, the 330i and the most powerful 340i in both 4-door sedan and sport wagon models.

A Texas Farmhouse in West U A Texas Farmhouse in West U

Modern city dwelling honors tradition

Houston Prepares to Host Superbowl LI Houston Prepares to Host Superbowl LI

By Mara Soloway, Images courtesy Houston First Corporation
The countdown clock is ticking toward Houston playing host to Super Bowl LI on Feb. 5, 2017. During the 10 days leading up to that Sunday, the city …

Roula & Ryan in the Morning Roula & Ryan in the Morning

A match made in Houston has held strong on the radio for 13 years.
 
By Judy Latta
Many Houstonians recognize them, often without ever seeing their faces; their familiar voices and comedic banter are part of their …

The Arts & Happenings November 2016 The Arts & Happenings November 2016

16TH ANNUAL SUGAR PLUM MARKET, NOV. 3-5
The popular holiday shopping event, Sugar Plum Market, presented by the Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) and Memorial Hermann, is celebrating the 16th year of “Making Spirits Bright.” …