MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Whitney & Matthew
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS  </br>Whitney & Matthew

photography by Veronica Caycedo
Bride Whitney Priddy and groom Matthew Lewis embarked on a first date (with an interesting back story), then a courtship, and ultimately an engagement that led to an exquisite Houston wedding filled …

A Man of Many Ministries A Man of Many Ministries

Text by Melanie Saxton • Photos by Visage Photography
When Alex Kinion looks back on his life, he sees that God had a plan for him, though he never could have known it early on. He …

Houston City Scope Jan 2013 Houston City Scope Jan 2013

HLS&R Plants Stake In Memorial Park Reforestation Efforts
In its ongoing support of its community, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo awarded $250,000 to the Memorial Park Conservancy for reforestation of this iconic Houston landmark, making …

International “Rodeo Uncorked!” Competition Names Champion Wines International “Rodeo Uncorked!” Competition Names Champion Wines

 
Two Texas wineries claim bragging rights in top categories
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ officials announced the champion wines from the 2013 Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition, held Nov. 10–11, 2012, at Reliant Center.
The 10th annual …

the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher Jan 2013 the Editor’s Picks …  Linda Anderson, editor & publisher Jan 2013

MY FAVORITE :

• How to Stop a Nightmare
• Dragon Wing Begonia
• Lasagna Soup

When Flab Won’t Flee There are many options for fighting fat When Flab Won’t Flee There are many options for fighting fat

By Elizabeth Anthony
Though many cultures view fat on the human body as a measure of riches and success, ours is not one of those cultures. Quite the contrary. And ridding the human body of fat …

GIFTS OF LOVE GIFTS OF LOVE

Love Match: Valentine’s Gifts And Smith’s Fine Jewelry
SMITH’S FINE JEWELRY
Proudly serving greater Houston since 1990, their company policy is to keep customers  completely satisfied. Smith’s has exclusive sales territorial rights to exquisite designer lines such …

Wilkommen to Fredericksburg Wilkommen to Fredericksburg

Hospitality and Heritage in the Hill Country
The charming scenic hills of Fredericksburg are home to some of the most popular small-town tourism destinations in the state of Texas. Visitors can dine at over 60 restaurants, …

Fashion Jan 2013 Fashion Jan 2013

JAMIE WOLF

Stacking bands. jamiewolf.com

M MISSONI

Fall/Winter 2012-2013 collection. m-missoni.com

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Discoveries Jan 2013 Discoveries Jan 2013

YUME CHAIRS COLLECTION FOR PERROUIN
Perrouin is a family-run manufacturer of chairs that has been operating since 1875 in the Brittany town of Le Rheu. Five successive generations have been producing 50,000 stylish chairs annually, including …

What’s Hot in the World of Interior Design for 2013? What’s Hot in the World of Interior Design for 2013?

National Designers Discuss Emerging Design Trends
By Angela Crissman
With rooms in our homes serving multiple functions, especially the family room, designing a space that can function as a place to gather, work and play ranks high …

New Year’s Resolutions for Home Improvement New Year’s Resolutions for Home Improvement

The Top 10 tips to add value to your investment
By Cheryl Alexander
New Year’s resolutions are usually packed with good intentions, but sometimes the intention lacks direction and we fall off track. Don’t let that happen …

Book Reviews Jan 2013 Book Reviews Jan 2013

PORTRAIT OF HOUSTON
Come see Houston, Texas, as you’ve never seen it before with Portrait of Houston. Join one of Texas’ finest photographers, Kathy Adams Clark, as she turns her lens on Houston, showcasing the diverse …

DINNER OF THE DECADE PART 1; A fun — and fundraising — event never to be forgotten DINNER OF THE DECADE PART 1; A fun — and fundraising — event never to be forgotten

By Denman Moody
Author, The Advanced Oenophile
On September 29, 2012, at the spectacular new home of Deana and Larry Blackburn, an astounding dinner occurred, which may not be repeated in Houston for decades, if ever.
To start …

Ford Explorer • Toyota Avalon Ford Explorer • Toyota Avalon

The Ford Explorer This Explorer is a significantly larger vehicle than before. It is roomy inside and offers three rows of seating.

This new Toyota Avalon Though Toyota classifies it as a premium midsize sedan, the Avalon sure looks and feels like a full size car to us.

The Twelve Days of Christmas The Twelve Days of Christmas

Don’t Miss This Year’s Tour!
December 7-8
Benefitting Child Advocates of Fort Bend
Featuring Homes in:
Sienna Plantation • Lake Pointe
Sugar Land • Lakes of Williams Ranch

Hours: Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Special Candlelight Tour Friday: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Tickets Available:
Online at cafb.org, at all Fort Bend county
Kroger and Randalls stores.
Tickets are $20 presale; $25 starting Nov. 26

The Arts & Happenings DEC 2012 The Arts & Happenings  DEC 2012

INTERACTIVE THEATER COMPANY PRESENTS BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
THROUGH DEC 22
InterActive Theater Company presents Beauty and the Beast through Dec. 22. When Beauty’s well-meaning father tries to bring her a souvenir from his travels, she winds …

On The Town with Jan Carson Dec 2012 On The Town with Jan Carson Dec 2012

I love the holidays with family and friends, because it’s all about celebrating our blessings. And this year is EXTRA special because our family has expanded! Our daughter Meagan and our son Sean recently got …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori Dec 2012 Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori Dec 2012

White House Christmas Cards: 1945 to the Present

President Ulysses S. Grant made Christmas Day (December 25) a national holiday in 1870. From that point forward, a Christmas card from the White House was a special keepsake.

Houston Performing Arts Dec 2012 Houston Performing Arts Dec 2012

THE RAT PACK IS BACK
SOCIETY FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, DEC. 7
Celebrate the holidays with the swingin’, free-wheeling sounds of Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin and Joey Bishop. The Rat Pack is Back recreates …