Book Reviews September 2017 Book Reviews September 2017

 
THE GRUMPY GARDENER
Gardeners from across the country have turned to Southern Living Senior Garden Editor Steven Bender, “The Grumpy Gardener,” for his keen knowledge and gardening know-how with equal doses sarcasm and sidesplitting humor for …

Grow a Bigger Garden in a Smaller Space Grow a Bigger Garden in a Smaller Space

Space-Saving Ideas For Increased Productivity
By Melinda Myers
Whether in the ground or on a balcony or deck, there’s always room to grow your own garden-fresh produce and beautiful flowers. Space- saving gardening techniques and products can …

Update on Santa Barbara County Wineries Update on Santa Barbara County Wineries

And More Red And White Wine Values And A Restaurant Recommendation
I decided to make a quick, one-day sweep through California’s Santa Barbara County in July, visiting two new wineries and one old faithful. The one I …

Great Values from Washington State and More Great Values from Washington State and More

FROM CHAMPAGNE TO REDS
AND ROSÉS
Whereas Oregon is producing winning Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir, Washington State is producing equally great Riesling, Syrah, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon! The following are the best values from tasting …

Infinity QX30 and Ford F150 Infinity QX30 and Ford F150

 
Infinity QX30 | Starting price: $30,000
By Kelly Foss mycardata.com
Small SUVs are all the rage today. Buyers can’t get enough of them. They are compact is size, highly maneuverable, have a sporty demeanor, modern styling and …

The Dentler Building Receives A Facelift And A New Life The Dentler Building Receives A Facelift And A New Life

One of the highlights of Preservation Houston’s 2017 Good Brick Tour held earlier this year in April was the Dentler Building, a two-story masonry structure built in 1923 by George H. Dentler, whose food and condiments business is particularly remembered locally for Dentler Maid Potato Chips.

30 Years and Counting 30 Years and Counting

Johnny Carrabba Shares His Family’s Success Story
The abundance of great food is Houston is widely known, and foodies can find trendy, beautiful, satisfying restaurants on almost every city block both inside and outside the loop. …

The Arts & Happenings August 2017 The Arts & Happenings August 2017

2017 HOUSTON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, JULY 28-AUG. 6
A Broadway star is among the cast of talented actors who will take center stage at the Miller Outdoor Theatre this year for the 43rd season of the Houston …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Katherine and Doug
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Katherine and Doug

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Chris Bailey Photography
Katherine Mizell and Doug Jackson met through mutual friends while he attended Louisiana State University and she attended the University of Texas. They reconnected 12 years later …

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

If you’d like a “first look” at fall fashions, the place to be is The Woman’s Hospital of Texas Labor Day Luncheon & Style show. The 14th annual fashion-fest is set for Saturday, Aug. 26 …

Fashion – What’s in Stores Now –
August 2017
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now – </br> August 2017</br>

DOLCE & GABBANA- Printed Mini Dauphine Leather Sicily bag in Mambo print.

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Starting Your Collection Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Starting Your Collection

When embarking on a new phase of life, such as getting married, completing a degree, or moving to a new home, many people chronicle the experience with the purchase of an object.

Dental Implants Dental Implants

The Next Best Thing To Natural Teeth
By Judy Latta
A strong, healthy smile can do wonders for your confidence and is critical to your overall health and well-being. Unhealthy and missing teeth can interfere with eating, …

Houston City Scope August 2017 Houston City Scope August 2017

THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF HOUSTON ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
The Junior League of Houston, Inc., an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and …

Study Shows Intestinal Bacteria May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Study Shows Intestinal Bacteria May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

The Production Of The Metabolite Indolepropionic Acid Is Boosted By A Fiber-Rich Diet
A high concentration of indolepropionic acid in the blood serum protects against type 2 diabetes, shows a new study from the University of …

Discoveries August 2017 Discoveries August 2017

MASON JAR WITH FIREFLIES: Vintage-style neon, handmade in Texas. 5’ tall with animated neon fireflies.

Outstanding Bath Designers Show off Their Talents Outstanding Bath Designers Show off Their Talents

Winning Baths And Powder Rooms Make A Splash At NKBA
The winners of this year’s National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) design competition demonstrated a flow of imaginative design solutions. Seven individuals were honored across the …