Discoveries Nov 2015 Discoveries Nov 2015

NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN PEONY PLATE
This Oscar de la Renta for The New York Botanical Garden salad plate features a peony print Oscar handpicked from the Garden’s private collection of rare 18th and 19th century …

Books Reviews November 2015 Books Reviews November 2015

 
THE PIT STOP
Plants from Pits by Holly Farrell shows you how to grow a range of fruit and vegetables from pits that you might otherwise toss into the trash. Farrell offers guidance to growing more …

Mayakoba, the Venice of the Yucatan Mayakoba, the Venice of the Yucatan

Mayakoba offers eco-friendly family fun in Riviera Maya
By Elizabeth Anthony
Mayakoba is located in romantic and picturesque Riviera Maya, Mexico’s foremost beach destination fronting the Caribbean Sea and only a short 40-minute drive from Cancun International …

Wines from Around the World Wines from Around the World

From New Zealand, Europe and the United States

Ford Mustang and Jeep Renegade Ford Mustang and Jeep Renegade

Starting Price $24,000
By Kelly Foss
mycardata.com
Ford Mustang
It’s no small thing that the Ford Mustang turns 50 this year. As America’s “pony car,” the Mustang has come to symbolize freedom and the open road and has inspired …

DONE RIGHT DONE RIGHT

With over 40 years experience in floor cleaning, Done Right is able to provide you with the best cleaning services available. Their success is based on a few solid principles that they enthusiastically endorse: – …

CASTLE FURNITURE DESIGN CENTER CASTLE FURNITURE DESIGN CENTER

Castle Furniture Design Center proudly displays the finest Italian leather, marble and contemporary collections you can find in Houston. There are unique modern pieces in bedroom, dining room and living room collections. Please see store …

SERVICE EXPRESS SERVICE EXPRESS

The company specializes in Indoor Air Quality, air duct sanitization and cleaning, using the latest and most powerful industrial strength technology available. They use HEPA negative filters and gas vacuums to clean your vents, returns, …

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE November 2015 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE November 2015

SMITH’S FINE JEWELRY
If you’re looking for impeccable service in jewelry and jewelry repair, or the perfect, unique piece of fine jewelry, look no further than Smith’s Fine Jewelry. Be sure to check out the many …

Love of The Big Easy Love of The Big Easy

New Orleans style meets industrial in this architectural beauty
Mardi Gras beads dangling from the hallway coat rack might serve as a clue. Then there are the fun, colorful art pieces from the French Quarter scattered playfully …

Online Quilt Auction to Raise Funds For Ovarian Cancer Research And Awareness Online Quilt Auction to Raise Funds For Ovarian Cancer Research And Awareness

By Mara Soloway
Photos By Shawn Green and Barbara Lynn
After several successful online quilt auctions in previous years, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is again holding an online quilt auction with donations of …

When Trial and Error Become Art When Trial and Error Become Art

Amanda Armistead took her first art class — one in ceramics — in 1976 at the local junior college. She couldn’t know at its beginning that misfortune would soon befall her. She worked very hard …

The Arts & Happenings October 2015 The Arts & Happenings October 2015

BUFFALO BAYOU PARK’S GRAND OPENING, OCT. 3
The public is invited to the grand opening of Buffalo Bayou Park on Saturday, Oct. 3, along Buffalo Bayou Park at various locations from Shepherd Drive to Sabine Street, …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Chloe & Cody
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS<br>  Chloe & Cody

Chloe Potter and Cody Duffy grew up 30 minutes from each other, but didn’t meet until a mutual friend introduced them at Texas A&M University.

On The Town with Jan Carson October 2015 On The Town with Jan Carson October 2015

Very few Houston fundraising events have the long history of the Assistance League of Houston’s Mary Jo Peckham Luncheon and Fashion Show, which is now in its 24th year!   This year’s event will be held …

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

 
Burakuyan-Bold geometric shapes are taken into a third dimension through contrasted materials. burakuyan.com

Furniture and Interior Design Trends — A Fusion of Styles Furniture and Interior Design Trends — A Fusion of Styles

Each year, we are treated to a host of trends, many based on offerings from elite brands and top design experts. Here are some defining furniture and interior accents that can be incorporated into our living spaces.

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Dumpster or No Dumpster™?
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br> Dumpster or No Dumpster™?

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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Your Dream Outdoor Living Space Your Dream Outdoor Living Space

Follow the trends to transform your backyard
By Merry Wise
Trends in swimming pools, spas and the entire outdoor living scene have changed. What used to be considered “just a backyard” has been transforming to an outdoor …

Houston City Scope OCT. 2015 Houston City Scope OCT. 2015

Houston Girls Walk in American Girl Fashion Show
Mary Clare Pincu and Mattie Pincu of West University as well as Payton Daly of River Oaks will be strolling the catwalk for the 21st annual American Girl …