Book Reviews March 2016 Book Reviews March 2016

 
LOVE YOUR WEAVE
Part of the reason a whole new generation of weavers now love the craft is due to an affordable, space-efficient tabletop loom known as a rigid-heddle loom. Capable of making practical items as …

Ready to Expand Your Wine Vocabulary? Ready to Expand Your Wine Vocabulary?

Our Expert’s Glossary Will Aid Your Tasting Experience
It may be well to remember the old saying, “Buy on bread, sell on cheese.” With a fairly neutral food, such as bread or a plain cracker, you …

Honda Pilot and Lexus RC350 Honda Pilot and Lexus RC350

 
Honda Pilot | Starting price: $30,000
For people who are vehemently opposed to minivans, the three-row SUV has been the standard fallback for families on the go. And the Honda Pilot seems to be the most popular …

MOSQUITO SQUAD MOSQUITO SQUAD

The original and most trusted mosquito eliminator for over 10 years, Mosquito Squad specializes in the elimination of mosquitoes from outdoor living areas. Our barrier spray treatments are pet friendly, and protect your family from …

JOYSTIX CLASSIC GAMES & PINBALLS JOYSTIX CLASSIC GAMES & PINBALLS

Joystix Classic Games and Pinballs has been the leader in Arcade Game and Pinball sales and rentals since 1987. Come visit their one-of-a-kind showroom located downtown across from Minute Maid Park. Their new and classic …

CABINETS & DESIGNS CABINETS & DESIGNS

Visit Cabinets & Designs to experience the infinite possibilities of a high-concept showroom. For 40 years this family-owned business has specialized in lifestyle designs for home and office. They are the #1 Wood-Mode Lifestyle Design …

GROUND ZERO FLOORS, LLC GROUND ZERO FLOORS, LLC

Ground Zero Floors LLC is a dust free tile and flooring removal company that uses proprietary equipment and processes, which is safer, cleaner and faster than traditional flooring removal services. Ground Zero Floors’ dust free …

DROPSHADE.COM DROPSHADE.COM

From the smallest solar shade to giant patio drop shade systems, Dropshade has what it takes to create innovative and effective shade products. Our crews manufacture thousands of shades every year! Dropshade is family owned …

NO FUSS LIGHTS NO FUSS LIGHTS

Wish you could hire a lighting specialist for all your holiday, event and landscape lighting? You can! No Fuss Lights is your outdoor lighting specialist based in Houston. They offer custom outdoor lighting design, installation, …

EZ FLOORS EZ FLOORS

EZ Floors has the flooring and countertops to finish any remodeling project. Luxurious carpet in the bedroom. Elegant hardwood flooring in the living and dining rooms. And timeless tile in the kitchen, bath and entry. …

BLACKBIRD LANDSCAPES, LLC BLACKBIRD LANDSCAPES, LLC

Blackbird Landscapes designs and builds unique, modern landscapes. From pizza ovens, decks and pergolas to landscape and lighting design, Blackbird Landscapes is committed to constructing timeless, green environments. It’s all possible. What can Blackbird build …

Sophisticated Upgrades Transform Suburban Home Sophisticated Upgrades Transform Suburban Home

Remodel provides more comfort, beauty and function
Michael and Karla Beehler built their existing home in 2007 to better accommodate their lives and work after their children graduated from high school. 

2015 AIA Houston Home Tour 2015 AIA Houston Home Tour

Highlighting excellence, quality craftsmanship, innovation and sustainability
Text by Cheryl Alexander and Tina Zulu
Photography by Benjamin Hill
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Houston recently held its 2015 Annual Home Tour featuring nine area homes that represent the …

Cupid Keeps Love Alive Cupid Keeps Love Alive

Romance is in the air! Local sweethearts share inspiring stories… and tips on keeping true love alive! As the poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning wrote, “I love you not only for what you are, but for …

All You Need Is Love And Some Chocolate All You Need Is Love And Some Chocolate

Houston’s Hottest, Hippest Valentine’s Day Sweets Are Filled With Excitement
Chocolate decadence, chocolate indulgence, chocolate dreams, chocolate kisses, hot chocolate — no matter how you serve it, chocolate has the power to evoke
sensuality, gratification and romance. …