Spring Home & Garden Tour in Houston Heights, April 11-12 Spring Home & Garden Tour in Houston Heights,  April 11-12

“Embracing Change” Theme Showcases Six Houses
Kicking off with its Candlelight Dinner & Auction on April 10, the annual weekend-long Houston Heights Association Spring Home & Garden Tour scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, April 11 and …

Much Ado About Margaritas! Much Ado About Margaritas!

Houston Couple Create The Highest-Rated Mix For The Drink
By Rebecca Maitland
Americans love margaritas, the most popular ordered drink in America. Moreover, on average, Americans consume 185,000 margaritas per hour, per Brown-Forman Corporation, one of the …

Pin Oak Charity Horse Show’s 70th Year! Pin Oak Charity Horse Show’s 70th Year!

A Long Tradition Of Giving And Excellence
By Melanie Saxton
Competitors, exhibitors and fans will become a part of history at the 2015 equestrian extravaganza, ringing in a remarkable 70th year. Since 1945, the Pin Oak Charity …

Celebrating Spring for 80 Years! Celebrating Spring for 80 Years!

Butterfly Garden.

River Oaks Garden Club Presents Annual Azalea Trail
By Elizabeth Anthony
Azalea is the name given to the various spectacular flowering shrubs (genus Rhododendron) of the Heath family that are in full bloom each spring in …

The Arts & Happenings Mar 2015 The Arts & Happenings Mar 2015

MECA PRESENTS “SWEAT OF THE SUN,” THROUGH MARCH 6
MECA showcases the art of Grace Zuñiga in an exhibition titled, “Sweat of the Sun.” In this body of work, the Incan reference to gold as the …

Watercolor Art Society of Houston Watercolor Art Society of Houston

Group’s 38th International Exhibition Runs March 10-April 9
By Cheryl Alexander
The Watercolor Art Society of Houston (WASH), a nonprofit arts organization that has been in existence for more than 50 years, encourages and supports the creation …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Jenni & Troy
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Jenni & Troy

Text by Melanie Saxton | Photos by Candace Byers Photography
Not many junior high crushes lead to the altar, but Jennifer Ruth Benefield and Troy Anthony Kisner can claim this unique distinction! Their road to …

On The Town with Jan Carson March 2015 On The Town with Jan Carson March 2015

The social scene this month is dominated by the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and the umpteen events that call for your best boots, snappy hat and sassy fringe. But there’s also a ton of …

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

Latest fashion trends!

Furniture and Interior Design Trends for 2015 Furniture and Interior Design Trends for 2015

Inspiring Ideas To Create Interesting Living Spaces
By Melanie Saxton
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 …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Big Bucks for Old Books
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br>Big Bucks for Old Books

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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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Top 5 Home Design Trends 2015 Top 5 Home Design Trends 2015

HOUSTON DESIGN SCENE MAKING A SPLASH!
By Abby Vasek
Houston’s design style is as diverse as its population but there are several identifiable design trends that have emerged onto the scene and will definitely be making a …

Creating Bird and Butterfly-friendly Landscapes Creating Bird and Butterfly-friendly Landscapes

Make Your Yard Attractive To The Wildlife You Want
We gardeners have a choice. We can fill our landscapes with plants based purely on their looks alone, or we can deliberately select those that bring in …

Houston City Scope March 2015 Houston City Scope March 2015

HOUSTON MUSICAL THEATRE STUDENTS PERFORM AT NATIONAL FESTIVAL IN ATLANTA
Students from Theatre Under The Stars’ (TUTS) Humphreys School of Musical Theatre (HSMT) showcased their outstanding musical theatre abilities at the 10th nationwide Junior Theater Festival, …

Adults, Brace Yourself! Adults, Brace Yourself!

Orthodontic Treatments Are Not Just For Kids Anymore
By Judy Latta
Aside from being prominent celebrities, what do Faith Hill, Katherine Heigl, Gwen Stefani, Tom Cruise, Kate Middleton and Katy Perry have in common? They all opted …

Kidney Disease Undiagnosed in Majority of Type 2 Diabetics Kidney Disease Undiagnosed in  Majority of Type 2 Diabetics

A New Push To Screen For It Sooner
Only 12 percent of type 2 diabetics with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are properly diagnosed as having CKD, according to a new study published in PLOS Medicine.
Diabetes is …

HISTORICALLY HOUSTON
It’s RODEO Time!
HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br> It’s RODEO Time!

By Amy Ahlbrand Robinson
Houstonians who grew up in the 1950s and ’60s loved the Rodeo, the Fat Stock Show, and especially Go Texan Day. Wearing cowboy hats, Western shirts, and Have Gun – Will Travel …

Cookie Flavors Inspire New Desserts Cookie Flavors Inspire New Desserts

A hot new dessert trend is here — cookies are getting a makeover. As identified in the McCormick Flavor Forecast 2015, favorite cookie flavors — like snickerdoodles and gingersnaps — are being reimagined in new …

Book Reviews March 2015 Book Reviews March 2015

CAT LADY REIMAGINED
Typically, the term “cat lady” evokes images of an unfashionable, unkempt and slightly unhinged spinster hoarding multiple cats. Cat Lady Chic serves up the antidote, celebrating the Cat Lady with a compilation of …

Excellent Wines and Houston’s Only Certified Master Chef Excellent Wines and Houston’s Only Certified Master Chef

Houston’s Only Certified Master Chef Fritz Gitschner
Fritz Gitschner, former Executive Chef at the Houston Country Club, has created something very special at 60 Degrees Mastercrafted, located at 2300 Westheimer. There are many Master Chefs, but …