Book Reviews June 2015 Book Reviews June 2015

Authentic personal relationships in life are essential to our well-being. In Robert R. Ball’s new book, Being With: Maybe This Is What Life Is All About, he reveals the profound meanings contained …

Fly Fishing Paradise Fly Fishing Paradise

Grab Your Basket And Pole And Get Yourself To Jackson Hole
By Elizabeth Anthony
Jackson Hole, Wyoming, is a singularly beautiful, special place – unlike any destination in the world. Located along the border of Wyoming and …

”Wine and Spirits” Top 10 and More Winners ”Wine and Spirits” Top 10 and More Winners

Great finds at all price points
By Denman Moody
author, The Advanced Oenophile
The top 10 wineries of the April 2015 issue of “Wine and Spirits” Top 50 Sold at Restaurants, are, with permission: Jordan, Stag’s Leap Wine …

Winners for Dinner Winners for Dinner

Great Finds At All Prices
By Denman Moody author, The Advanced Oenophile
Tom Gore Vineyards Chardonnay California 2013 — “Great wines start in the vineyard.” Tom Gore has worked in the family vineyards from the time he learned …

Toyota Highlander is an Excellent Vehicle Toyota Highlander is an Excellent Vehicle

Performance And Safety Combine With Comfort And Tech
The Buzz: Among its other accolades, the Toyota Highlander earned a “2015 Best 3-Row Midsize SUV for Families” from U.S. News and World Report for its “best combination …

Mercedes-Benz GLA and Infiniti QX80 Mercedes-Benz GLA  and Infiniti QX80

MERCEDES-BENZ GLA | Starting Price: $31,300
With a base price of $31,300, the Mercedes-Benz GLA has but one task: to capture the conquest customer. In the automotive world, that means going after first-time small luxury SUV …

Southern Style Southern Style

A New Generation With Focus On Family And Future
In 2012, Laura and Patrick Schneidau purchased a lot in Braes Heights with big plans in mind. They had a solid vision for the nearly 5,000-square-foot home …

Portrait of an Artist Portrait of an Artist

Watercolor Artist Comes Full Circle
By Cheryl Alexander
In 1978, Mark Stewart, now an award-winning artist and architect, made his first visit to New York City as an employee of a large Houston-based architectural firm. He was …

Rising Equestrian Star Rising Equestrian Star

Kara Hachigian Competes In Top Horse Shows Across The Country
By Rebecca Maitland
Houston has a rising star in the equestrian competition circuit, and she has already made incredible accomplishments considering her young age. Today, she is …

The Arts & Happenings May 2015 The Arts & Happenings May 2015

The Houston Symphony is celebrating May with a varied and innovative lineup of classical, Pops and community concerts.
British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor and German-Japanese conductor Jun Märkl are both expected to make …

Nicole & Jadeon
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Nicole & Jadeon

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Debbie Lourens Photography and ST Photography Cape Town
Imagine the logistics of planning a wedding overseas! That’s precisely the challenge faced by Nicole Mora of Katy and Jadeon du Toit of …

On The Town with Jan Carson May 2015 On The Town with Jan Carson May 2015

Each year, The Menninger Clinic brings in a well-known personality to headline its Signature Luncheon and share personal stories of how they overcame, or continue to cope with, mental health issues. This year’s luncheon on …

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

Latest fashion trends!

Pretty Papered Walls Pretty Papered Walls

Geometrics, Florals, Metallics and More Breathe New Life Into Your Walls
By Elizabeth Anthony
The ’50s loved florals, the ’60s were bold and stylistic, the ’70s favored fauxs and flocks, the ’80s and ’90s preferred prints and …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Fill Your Vacation with Art
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Fill Your Vacation with Art

Museums, Resorts And Cruise Ships Showcase Fine Art

There are many DIY projects and repurposing options when it comes to antiques, but right off the bat, I want to warn you to know the value of your keepsakes, heirlooms, and treasures before your start repurposing.

Let There Be Light! Let There Be Light!

“No Fuss Lights” Is The Bright Spot On The Outdoor Lighting Horizon
Six years ago, John Emanuel had a corporate job in advertising and marketing that catered to high-end clientele. Much of his time was spent …

Splashdown to Summer Fun Splashdown to Summer Fun

Planning Your Pool For A Fabulous Outdoor Experience
By Elizabeth Anthony
Summertime fun is quickly approaching and now is a great time to begin planning for splashdown in your very own backyard pool. Start with a vision …