Kitchens to Build a Dream On Kitchens to Build a Dream On

2011 NKBA WINNERS PROVE DESIGN DREAMS ARE POSSIBLE
A200-year-old home with a prize-winning kitchen? Sounds like an oxymoron, right? But, thanks to the skills of a talented designer, it’s a reality. Chris Novak Berry’s rustic-to-refined design …

Book Reviews Nov 2011 Book Reviews Nov 2011

175 BEST BABYCAKES
Kathy Moore and Roxanne Wyss’ book 175 Best Babycakes is the first and only cookbook specially written for the Babycakes Cupcake Maker appliance. This innovative cookbook is written, and all recipes tested, …

Wild, Wonderful Wilderness – Big Sky Montana Wild, Wonderful Wilderness – Big Sky Montana

THE CLUB AT SPANISH PEAKS OFFERS BIG FUN IN BIG SKY
By Cheryl Alexander
Big Sky, Montana: Pure and simple. Natural and unspoiled. The quintessential American wilderness. Roughly four million acres of National Forest, designated …

Entertaining With Wine, Rule one: Keep it simple Entertaining With Wine, Rule one: Keep it simple

By Denman Moody
denmanswineblog.com
So you’d like to have some friends over for a three, four, or even five-course meal? Too difficult? Have each couple or each person bring one course and the wine to go with …

Chevy Sonic, and Mercedes S350 Diesel Chevy Sonic, and Mercedes S350 Diesel

The new Chevy Sonic is the replacement subcompact and is worlds better than its predecessor.
The S Class is the large luxury sedan from Mercedes. It’s big, substantial, has presidential presence and is full of technology.

Cozy, Cool, Contemporary Cozy, Cool, Contemporary

A homeowner’s vision brought to life in the Heights
When Nelson Valena first visited the site where his contemporary Heights home is now situated, a simple 1,000 square foot bungalow sat nondescript on the lot. On …

The Arts & Happenings October 2011 The Arts & Happenings October 2011

ORIGINAL GREEK FESTIVAL
BEGINNING OCT 06
This year’s Original Greek Festival, in its 45th year, will be held Oct. 6-9 at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral Complex, 3511 Yoakum. The event will feature everything that Houstonians …

On The Town with Jan Carson October 2011 On The Town with Jan Carson October 2011

Galveston! The Musical – Bootlegging and the Balinese Room
11th Annual Chefs’ Dinner – Houston Food Bank
2011 Eye Ball – Remembering Ann Sakowitz
Spotted in the Crowd

HISTORICALLY HOUSTON
Happy 175th Birthday… HOUSTON!
HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br> Happy 175th Birthday… HOUSTON!

The Bayou City celebrates her dodransbicentennial with exciting events for everyone
Vintage photos courtesy of The Sloane Collection
By Cheryl Alexander
Houston is celebrating! The Bayou City doesn’t need much of an excuse to throw a party, but …

Ovarian Cancer Quilt Project’s Online Auction Begins Oct. 26 Ovarian Cancer Quilt Project’s Online Auction Begins Oct. 26

Funds benefit ovarian and uterine cancer research programs at MD Anderson
By Angela C. Crissman
During September and October, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will be transformed into a sea of color and artistry …

Houston Performing Arts and Events October 2011 Houston Performing Arts and Events October 2011

Tutankhamun: The Golden King And The Great Pharaohs
MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, HOUSTON, BEGINNING OCT. 16
The acclaimed traveling exhibition Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs features more than 100 artworks, most of which had …

Houston Heights Holiday Home Tour 2011 Houston Heights Holiday Home Tour 2011

Six homes will be decked out for the season on Dec. 2-3
The 2011 Houston Heights Association Holiday Home Tour, “Deck the Heights,” is set for Friday, Dec. 2, 6-9 p.m.; and Saturday, Dec. 3, 3-9 …

Houston City Scope October 2011 Houston City Scope October 2011

I AM WATERS Foundation Helps Houston’s Homeless
Area nonprofits provided 186,000 bottles of water to the homeless in the Bayou City thanks to a donation from the Houston-based I AM WATERS Foundation. Nearly one-third, or 68,000 bottles, …

HISTORICALLY HOUSTON
Houston History Book Fair and Symposium
HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br> Houston History Book Fair and Symposium

By Story Sloane III
Over the years I have discovered that finding captions for my photographs can sometimes be an exercise in futility. Even though the popular Google search engine can track down a wealth of …

Getting Back to Normal What to do when your back is out of whack Getting Back to Normal  What to do when your back is out of whack

By Cheryl Alexander
Our spine is our support, our source of motion, the information highway for our nervous system, and our tool for walking, bending and sitting. Yet until we have a problem, our spines are …

Fashion Statement Oct 2011 Fashion Statement Oct 2011

ARUNA SETH SNAKE SKIN

The Samantha beautiful peep-toes are amazingly versatile and match-up with everything.

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DiscoveriesOct 2011 DiscoveriesOct 2011

Baby Squirrel By Herend

One of Herend’s fabulous new figurines that debuted earlier this year, the Baby Squirrel relishes a nut retrieved from his favorite winter hiding place. The 2 1/2-inch tall fellow is available in …