Honda Civic & Mazda 6 Honda Civic & Mazda 6

By Kelly Foss
Honda Civic| Starting price: $18,700
The creation of this new 10th-generation Civic represents one of the most comprehensive and ambitious new-model developments ever undertaken by Honda. The change is truly transformational and buyers now …

The Mission to Preserve a Legacy The Mission to Preserve a Legacy

Couple Renovates With History And Nostalgia In Mind
Few homes have a history as intricately woven into the lives of their stewards as Frank and Ali Donnelly’s. Located in an established neighborhood, the home has historical …

Hibiscus Season is Here Hibiscus Season is Here

Lone Star Chapter Of The American Hibiscus Society To Hold Annual Shows, April 23 And May 13
Whether you are a serious cultivator of the exotic hibiscus plant or just a casual gardener, you won’t want …

Flight in April ‘Houston’s Largest Home Tour’ Takes Flight in April ‘Houston’s Largest Home Tour’ Takes

Well-Appointed Homes, Jam-Packed Events And A Bounty Of Butterflies Mark The Event
Houston’s Largest Home Tour is taking flight, promising an April filled with well-appointed homes, jam-packed events and a bounty of butterflies.
Hundreds of homes — …

The Arts & Happenings April 2017 The Arts & Happenings April 2017

FOOTLOOSE, THE MUSICAL OPENS AT MILLER, MARCH 30-APRIL 8
HITS Theatre celebrates its 30th Anniversary with the production of Footloose, The Musical, a Tony Award-winning musical at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park at 6000 Hermann …

Los Sueños Resort and Marina Los Sueños Resort and Marina

A Costa Rican Dream Come True
By Cheryl Alexander
Los Sueños Resort and Marina is a destination resort community that doesn’t disappoint. In fact, when considering the most listed items from a “dream vacation” checklist, Los Sueños …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Kayla and Tim
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Kayla and Tim

A damsel in distress and a chivalrous Texas A&M University Corpsman met by chance at Spence Park in College Station. Little did they know this encounter would become a prelude to matrimony, complete with a romantic spring proposal under the Century Tree!

On The Town with Jan Carson –
April 2017
On The Town with Jan Carson – </br>April 2017

The focus of this year’s UNICEF Audrey Hepburn Society Ball is an issue that hits our community hard. The May 24 gala at the Marriott Marquis will benefit Houston’s End Trafficking Initiative. The evening honors …

Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – April 2017 Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now – April 2017

FENDI – Double micro baguette in pink leather with studs.

SUZ SOMERSALL – Solid gold blue moonstone aquamarine Aegean ring.

SOPHIA WEBSTER- Lucita canvas espadrille wedge sandal in pastel pink. …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Antiques and Alzheimer’s Memory Care Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Antiques and Alzheimer’s Memory Care

My parents both suffered from Alz­hei­mer’s disease, re­­­­­­quiri­ng specialized care. I am not a specialist in Alz­heimer’s care nor am I trained to give medical advice. That said, as a child of two parents with Alz­heimer’s, I know something about the struggles for families living with the disease.

Six Steps Toward Preventing Nearly Half of Colorectal Cancer Cases Six Steps Toward Preventing Nearly Half of Colorectal Cancer Cases

Research-Based Strategies To Reduce Your Risk
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States. It is also one of the most preventable. Research shows that Americans can prevent tens of thousands …

Houston City Scope April 2017 Houston City Scope April 2017

KNIGHTS OF MOMUS CORONATION BALL
Continuing its tradition of Mardi Gras court presentations, the Knights of Momus, Galveston’s oldest krewe, officially kicked off the first weekend of Mardi Gras with the President’s Welcome Reception and Cocktail …

HISTORICAL – Houston’s Flooded History: A Normal Crisis HISTORICAL – Houston’s Flooded History:  A Normal Crisis

Houstonians are rightly concerned when severe rain threatens the area. With each deluge, residents have gotten better at following the now infamous catchphrase, “turn around don’t drown.” This slogan is important for public safety, but …

Discoveries April 2017 Discoveries April 2017

SHELBY DILLON BLUE ELEPHANT PILLOW
Grab this limited edition, Blue Elephant Pillow for your home today. This 100% cotton twill pillow with a luxurious down insert is a perfect fit for your living space or bedroom. …

The High Point of Your Home Decor The High Point of Your Home Decor

Show Off Your Decorating Flair With These Home Interior Trends
By Mara Soloway
The High Point Market is back with its home interiors prognostications for this Spring. This twice-yearly market held in North Carolina is full …

Make Pool Maintenance a Pleasant Experience Make Pool Maintenance a Pleasant Experience

These Tips From The Pros Can Help You Keep Your Pool Sparkling 
By Merry Wise 
Pool season is here! The weather is warm, and it’s time to enjoy the pool once again. Use these useful professional tips to …

Book Reviews April 2017 Book Reviews April 2017

BECOMING A PEACEFUL MOM
Peaceful mom. It hardly seems that the words could go together. Yet the peace you crave can be yours in every season of raising children. Whether you have teenagers or toddlers, being …

Touring Napa and Sonoma, Part II Touring Napa and Sonoma, Part II

More Wineries That Are “Must Visits”
In the July 2016 issue, I wrote about some of the to-die-for wineries in Napa and Sonoma that are “must” visits. To view that article, visit houstonlifestyles.com, click on “Wine, …

Acura MDX & Toyota Avalon Acura MDX & Toyota Avalon

By Kelly Foss mycardata.com
Acura MDX | Starting price: $44,000
The MDX is a charter member of the midsize SUV fraternity. It first hit the market in 2000. With no traditional truck-based body-on-frame vehicles built by Honda …

Folksy, Funky and Fun Folksy, Funky and Fun

Bayou City Art Festival’s Featured Artist Amanda Bennett Defies Convention
By Cheryl Alexander
Amanda Bennett, this year’s Bayou City Art Festival Featured Artist, is a self-taught, mixed media artist who has fused together acrylic paint and photographs …