Winning Wineries Winning Wineries

By Denman Moody
There are numerous wineries that produce five, 10 or even 15 different wines, and only one or two of them are great values in their respective price range. There are even fewer wineries …

Range Rover Evoque & Cadillac XTS Range Rover Evoque & Cadillac XTS

By Kelly Foss
The Evoque delivers premium levels of craftsmanship, luxury, performance and renowned Land Rover Evoque multi-terrain capability in a more compact package.
The XTS is a large elegant sedan that derives its luxury though technology according to Cadillac.

An Architectural Gem An Architectural Gem

When Cary and Veronica Benson decided to move from North Carolina, they set their sights on The Woodlands. Relatives lived within close proximity to the community. Cary, former part-owner of American Leather furniture company,

The Arts & Happenings February 2012 The Arts & Happenings February 2012

Beyond Words At Off The Wall Gallery
Off the Wall Gallery presents Beyond Words, an extraordinary collection of contemporary artworks by legendary songwriter and lyricist Bernie Taupin. Exhibition previews will run from Feb. 4-12, …

On The Town with Jan Carson February 2012 On The Town with Jan Carson February 2012

“Una Notte In Italia”
Energetic volunteers and stalwart supporters were recognized as 2012 Houston Treasures at a glam dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel. Social Book Publisher Scott Evans joined Warner Roberts in thanking General …

Houston Performing Arts and Events February 2012 Houston Performing Arts and Events February 2012

Houston Ballet presents Stanton Welch’s staging of Cinderella, set to Sergei Prokofiev’s classic score, from Feb. 23-March 4. A fresh new take on the familiar tale, Cinderella features lavish scenery and …

“My Most Memorable Valentine’s Day” “My Most Memorable Valentine’s Day”

By Cheryl Alexander
When it comes to Cupid’s arrow, sometimes his aim is hit or miss. Some of Houston’s most recognizable sweethearts share their most memorable Valentine’s Day stories that are sure to warm your heart.

Aiming Cupid’s Arrow Aiming Cupid’s Arrow

By Cheryl Alexander
Songs, movies and poems to put you in the mood for love
Valentine’s Day is approaching, romance is in the air and we’re all in the mood for love — whether we actually have …

Sculptor Edd Hayes Honors the Fallen in Life-Size Art Sculptor Edd Hayes Honors the Fallen in Life-Size Art

By Melanie Saxton
Two local soldiers to be memorialized in “The Way Home”
In 1998 he was named the Official Texas State Sculptor. For the last 20 years his large, outdoor monuments have been featured all over …

Romantic Traditions
HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br> Romantic Traditions

By Story Sloane III
For generations, Valentine’s Day has stereotyped February as the month of love. It has become a tradition for most men and women to use Feb. 14 as the perfect occasion to spoil …

Tulips that twist and turn offset winter doldrums Tulips that twist and turn offset winter doldrums

Bring Potted Bulbs Indoors for Winter Color
Winter winds carry more than rain and sleet; they bring a blizzard of colorful spring flowers. Winter is the season when shops and supermarket floral departments are laden with …

The Choice is Clear The Choice is Clear

By Cheryl Alexander
A beautiful smile is within reach
Aside from detracting from your appearance, misaligned teeth also affect your confidence level. However, because of the constraints and consequences associated with traditional braces, many people, both teens and adults, opt to …

Make Heart Health a Habit Make Heart Health a Habit

By Gayle Mensch
Replace bad habits with good ones for long-lasting results
February is Heart Healthy Month. Unless you live on your own private island, you can’t miss the hoopla. From “Go Red for Women” Day on …

Gifts Of Love Feb 2012 Gifts Of Love Feb 2012

For Valentine’s Day, And All Your Special Days
Preserve your fondest Valentine memories with Monica Rich Kosann.  Available in either 18k gold or sterling silver, Monica’s lockets will keep life’s precious moments close to …

Fashion – Winter Finds Fashion – Winter Finds

Vevey, shown in wool Python in Bordeaux and regular Python in Nero.


Discoveries Feb 2012 Discoveries Feb 2012

Herend’s Horse Bust is a striking study of the majestic creature with a slight tilt of the horse’s head conveying the excitement and energy barely contained beneath the porcelain skin. The 5-inch …

Top 10 Hardwood Flooring Trends Top 10 Hardwood Flooring Trends

The best flooring and hottest styles for every room
As homeowners search for new hardwood flooring, it’s clear what is uppermost in their minds — authenticity. An appealing look or style is not enough. While consumers …