Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori Jan 2013 Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori Jan 2013

While museums make a long-term commitment to preserving and protecting objects in their care to educate the public, most of us are equally committed to keeping our family heirlooms and keepsakes in good condition in order to retain their value.

HISTORICALLY HOUSTON
The Family Photographer
HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br> The Family Photographer

Blink an eye and the year is gone. The resolution list I created in 2010 has been carried over to 2011 without much forward progression on the tasks it contained. One item I have addressed …

Houston Performing Arts Jan 2013 Houston Performing Arts Jan 2013

SHOW BOAT
Houston Grand Opera, Jan 18 – Feb 19
Show Boat follows the theatrical family of The Cotton Blossom as it sails the Mississippi providing musical entertainment at towns along the river. A magical score and …

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

MORE>>

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 …