Book Reviews June 2010 Book Reviews June 2010

Raw Energy
It’s time to rescue snacks from the realm of empty-calorie packaged junk food and transform everyday pick-me-ups into healthful, satisfying mini meals. Raw Energy author Stephanie Tourles’s 125 recipes for trail mixes, parfaits, energy …

Progress & Growth June 2010 Progress & Growth June 2010

Sharing Earnings With Customers
Capital Farm Credit
Buying a place in the country can be different than buying a house in the city. So when you’re in the market for a country getaway, you need a different kind …

A More Youthful You, Women turn to cosmetic procedures to fight aging A More Youthful You, Women turn to cosmetic procedures to fight aging

Fighting the Clock
Every woman gets to a point in their life when they look in the mirror and just don’t like what they see. Some women just accept aging as a part of life; others …

2010 Kitchen Design Competition 2010 Kitchen Design Competition

Walk into the 2010 National Kitchen and Bath Association’s Pinnacle of Design Award winning kitchen, and you will think you entered a 19th century farmhouse. But look out the window, and you won’t see a …

Shapes of Summer Shapes of Summer

Mad for Murfee
From Lilly Pulitzer, the Murfee scarf will add a splash of color to any
outfit! $118 each.
www.lillypulitzer.com

Relax, Reconnect, Get Away: Cypress Bend offers Breathtaking Views, Open Water and Resort Amenities Relax, Reconnect, Get Away: Cypress Bend offers Breathtaking Views, Open Water and Resort Amenities

Cypress Bend, Louisiana’s premier destination re­sort, is nestled cozily amid 600 acres of hardwood forest adjacent to magnificent Toledo Bend Lake. The fabulous retreat, located just three hours from Houston, features a nationally-recognized championship golf …

Flooring Enhances the Decor and Character of a Home Flooring Enhances the Decor and Character of a Home

Wood and Wood Look-alikes Go With Any Style
Wood floors give a house a warm and cozy feel that just can’t be duplicated by vinyl or even carpet. Or can it? For many, a laminate floor …

Houston City Scope June 2010 Houston City Scope  June 2010

Rockets Point Guard Earns Honor
Houston Rockets point guard Aaron Brooks was named the NBA’s Most Improved Player. With 19.6 points per game—good for an increase of 11.2 points per contest from his scoring average of …

Houston Performing Arts and Events June 2010 Houston Performing Arts and Events June 2010

LA FILLE MAL GARDÉE
Houston Ballet, June 10 – 20
Capping off the 40th season is Sir Frederick Ashton’s glorious romantic comedy, La Fille mal gardée, hailed by The New York Times as “the most enchanting ballet …

–HISTORICALLY HOUSTON
Bering’s Celebrates 70 Years in Houston
–HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br> Bering’s Celebrates 70 Years in Houston

Starting a new business just before the dark days of World War II does not sound like a prescription for success. But in the case of Bering’s, it worked. The same store that began by …

The Arts & Happenings June 2010 The Arts & Happenings June 2010

Shen Yun Performing Arts
The New York-based Shen Yun will bring to the stage of Brown Theater at The Wortham Center a brilliant blend of beauty, energy, and grace. Dozens of dancers in dazzling costumes move …

Hydrangeas Hydrangeas

With a colder-than-usual winter behind us and spring bursting into bloom, home gardeners are salvaging what they can from the winter freezes and filling in with new plants where necessary.
For colorful blooms that last from …

Book Reviews May 2010 Book Reviews May 2010

Edible Herbs
The Beginner’s Guide to Edible Herbs by Charles W.G. Smith features in-depth profiles and full-color photos of 26 basic herbs. The book also includes information on growing, harvesting and preserving each herb, as well …

Luxurious New Amenities Lead Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2010 Luxurious New Amenities Lead Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2010

By Sandra Meineke
Does your kitchen or bath look like it’s trapped in a time warp? Are the countertops, cabinets and floors all the wrong colors? Don’t despair!
Bonnie Richardson of the National Kitchen and Bath Associ …

What to Wear to Galas, Proms & Special Events What to Wear to Galas, Proms & Special Events

by Ephraim Danforth – Store Director at WARDROBE the boutique.
Spring has sprung in Fort Bend County and so has the season for galas, prom and special events too numerous to mention. The hardest part of …

Stone Flooring: An Investment in Timeless for Your Home Stone Flooring: An Investment in Timeless for Your Home

Spring has officially sprung in southern Texas and for many homeowners, this means it’s time to launch that big home remodeling project they’ve been dreaming of all winter long. But if the budget won’t allow …

Cadillac Escalade Hybrid & Ford Mustang Cadillac Escalade Hybrid & Ford Mustang

By Kelly Foss: Car Data Co.
CADILLAC ESCALADE HYBRID
 
To begin, the new Escalade Hybrid is a fine piece of luxury automotive workmanship. The regular Escalade shares the same platform with the Chevy Tahoe and the GMC …