Walls Gone Wild Walls Gone Wild

High-Impact Wallpaper Trends
By Cheryl Alexander
From floral to fauna, from bold to demure, from tropical to traditional, this season wallpapers are wild with prints, textures and colors. Whether your home makeover involves an entire room or …

Metal Roofs are Growing in Popularity Metal Roofs are Growing in Popularity

They Have Several Advantages For Homes In The South
With the new year, homeowners are looking to new trends as they make home renovation plans. The roof is the biggest design element on a home and …

Book Reviews May 2017 Book Reviews May 2017

WILL IT SKILLET?
Discover a new world of cast-iron cooking. From Dan Shumski, Will It Skillet? serves up 53 surprising, delicious, and ingenious recipes for the cast-iron skillet. Savor the simplicity of Toast with Olive Oil …

Harvesting, Storing and Preserving Herbs from the Garden Harvesting, Storing and Preserving Herbs from the Garden

By Melinda Myers
Enjoy herbs all year round. Harvest herbs now for garden-fresh meals and then preserve a few for winter.
Snip a few leaves or leaf-covered stems as needed. For the same intensity of flavor, you …

Fritz Hatton and Arietta Wines: Harmonizing Life’s Passions Fritz Hatton and Arietta Wines: Harmonizing Life’s Passions

Classical Music And Opera Inspires Winemakers
By Denman Moody
A mong charity wine auction attendees, Fritz Hatton is well known for his booming voice, bowties and jovial manner as he rhythmically tallies up millions of dollars for …

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 …