“Princess Anne” – David Austin’s New Featured Rose for North America “Princess Anne” – David Austin’s New Featured Rose for North America

A CERISE PINK TRULY FIT FOR A PRINCESS
David Austin Roses has selected Rosa “Princess Anne” as its newest “featured English Rose” for North America. Austin’s featured rose category is an online showcase for select, top-performing …

Disney’s Loaded Baked Potato Soup Disney’s Loaded Baked Potato Soup

A Disneyland park favorite that’s considered a “can’t miss” by hungry visitors is Carnation Café. The restaurant spruced up with a remodel last year, but they didn’t dare change one of the “can’t miss” items …

Coconut Craze Coconut Craze

Originally ostracized some years ago by the medical community for its saturated fat content, the coconut is finally receiving the respect it deserves.

Pop Corn Pop Corn

Flavors that Pop!
-Popcorn S’mores

-Asian Popcorn Medley

-Lime Pickle Popcorn Mix

-Popcorn Sports Bars

Book Reviews Sept 2013 Book Reviews Sept 2013

KAFFE QUILTS AGAIN
In author Kaffe Fassett’s 14th book, readers are treated to 20 all-new versions of Kaffe’s favorite patterns — each using the latest range of unique and beautiful Rowan fabrics. Photographed in Bulgaria against …

Living La Pura Vida Living La Pura Vida

The Palms — Luxury oceanfront retreat in exotic Costa Rica
By Cheryl Alexander
Costa Rica is well known for its stunning natural beauty and La Pura Vida (The Pure Life), a phrase commonly heard around this beautiful, …

Verite Winery Verite Winery

A must-visit for any Oenophiles who find themselves in Sonoma County
By Denman Moody
Author, The Advanced Oenophile
For many generations, it was thought that the first estates of Bordeaux — Lafite, Latour, Margaux, Haut-Brion, Mouton, Ausone, Cheval …

3 Million Mile Volvo: 1966 P1800 3 Million Mile Volvo: 1966 P1800

Irv Gordon’s, 3 million mile cherry red 1966 P1800 Volvo.

Splendor in Shadyside Splendor in Shadyside

Villa de Luxe, a 1920s-era Venetian Revival historic Houston estate, was transformed into a stunning design show house earlier this year. The house was originally constructed for hardware magnate F.A. Heitmann, owner of Houston’s oldest …

Fashion to the Rescue Fashion to the Rescue

By Tyler Elizabeth Howdeshell
Photography by Dream Orchid
A s an avid dog lover and owner of four adopted dogs — two pugs and two bulldogs — Katy resident Faith McGary-Sepcic felt called to do something to …

The Arts & Happenings Aug 2013 The Arts & Happenings Aug 2013

HOUSTON RESTAURANT WEEKS
BEGINNING AUG 1
A month-long food odyssey, Houston Restaurants Weeks returns Aug. 1 and runs through Sept. 2. Founded in 2003 by Cleverley Stone, Houston Restaurant Weeks raised more than $1.22 million for the …

On The Town with Jan Carson Aug 2013 On The Town with Jan Carson Aug 2013

Lots of summer social planning and strategizing percolating behind the scenes for upcoming events – including the process of selecting the 2014 “Women of Distinction”. Announcements will be made soon, winners surprised, flowers presented and …

Savannah Berry Savannah Berry

By Judy Latta
Photography by Mark Guerro
She was proclaimed by OK Magazine as the next Carrie Underwood — a bold prediction for sure, but no surprise to many in Fort Bend County where people have known …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Tales from America’s Appraiser Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Tales from America’s Appraiser

BRING YOUR ANTIQUES
to Dr. Lori for
FREE APPRAISALS
at the Fall Home & Garden Show
at the Waterway Marriott in
The Woodlands Aug. 24 & 25!

Houston Performing Arts Aug 2013 Houston Performing Arts Aug 2013

CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE
Houston Symphony, Beginning  Aug. 30
Kicking off the Houston Symphony’s Centennial Pops Season, daredevil cirque artists meet fiery symphonic music with new acts and artists. Watch in awe as aerial artists defy gravity, …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Danielle • Jesse
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Danielle • Jesse

photos by Christine Meeker www.christinemeeker.com
Some things are just meant to go together, like salt and pepper and Danielle and Jesse,” announced officiant Jason Nelson, pastor of Christ United Methodist Church in Sugar Land. As far …

Houston City Scope Aug 2013 Houston City Scope Aug 2013

Matt Schaub Donates To Texas Children’s Hospital
Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub and his wife Laurie presented a $250,000 check to Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus. The donation is part of a $1 million pledge, raised …

HISTORICALLY HOUSTON
The Sounds of Success
HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br>The Sounds of Success

By Story Sloane III
Two of the more important technological advancements that came out of the 1800s were photography and radio. To capture light was truly a fantastic thing, and the ability to hear sounds from …

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

MY FAVORITE :

• Cat On Treadmill
• Spicy Avocado Deviled Eggs
• No Baker Nutella Cheesecake