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 …

It’s Time Now to Prepare the Garden for Winter and Spring Blossoms Three new plants introduced by Heronswood Nursery for 2011 It’s Time Now to Prepare the Garden for Winter and Spring Blossoms Three new plants introduced by Heronswood Nursery for 2011

Soil preparation is the most important step in growing a successful garden, and fall is the perfect time to prepare a new garden spot.
An easy way to convert lawn space to a garden or flower …

The Sky’s the Limit with Sunroom Designs Today’s styles and materials offer a seamless transition from house to yard The Sky’s the Limit with Sunroom Designs Today’s styles and materials offer a seamless transition from house to yard

By Jennifer Miko
Just imagine lounging in your backyard without the threat of rain, heat or insects. Picture yourself cozy on a chilly evening looking at the stars, or sitting in the Texas sun without the …

Don’t Be Afraid: If You Like It, Try It Use these designer tricks to transform your home Don’t Be Afraid: If You Like It, Try It Use these designer tricks to transform your home

Ever watch those TV design shows and wonder how to replicate the look in your own home? It’s easy to incorporate designer tricks into your space, no matter the style or existing decor. Focus on …

Book Reviews Oct 2011 Book Reviews Oct 2011

DIPLOMACY AND DIAMONDS
The international socialite and global political activist Joanne King Herring tells her fascinating continuing story in Diplomacy and Diamonds: My Wars from the Ballroom to the Battlefield. The former Texas television anchor …

South Australia and the Southern Ocean Lodge South Australia and the Southern Ocean Lodge

One of the world’s premier destinations to sample food and wine
By Denman Moody
My visit to South Australia in late June/early July 2011 cemented my view that the region is one of the premier trips …

Winning Wines for Fall Enjoyment Winning Wines for Fall Enjoyment

By Denman Moody denmanswineblog.com A diverse selection in all price ranges.
White:
Dashwood Sauvignon Blanc Marl­borough 2010 — Dashwood has built a reputation for delivering great value, full-flavored wines. Harvested after almost perfect weather conditions, this wine …

Autumn Delights Autumn Delights

By Jenny Harper
With autumn’s arrival, my cooking takes on a new personality. Crisp, cool air and falling leaves propel me into the kitchen, where I enjoy creating tempting, seasonal aromas of cinnamon, apple and …

Jeep Grand Cherokee & Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Jeep Grand Cherokee & Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

The Plug-in Prius is fundamentally different because it can be pre-charged.
The Acura TL styling is attractive, rich-looking and tastefully crafted.

Health Matters Health Matters

Gary Horndeski, M.D., F.A.C.S. • Dr. Shelena C. Lalji “Dr. Shel” • Jose G. Monsalvez M.D., P.A. • Timothy Hickman, M.D. • Laurie McKenzie, M.D.

>>Dunn’s Designs >>Dunn’s Designs

New Looks at Dunn’s Designs!
DUNN’S DESIGNS
Is it time for a new look in your home? The new Robin Bruce line of furniture is now available at Dunn’s Designs. Eco friendly fabrics and Made in America …

>>Dreammaker Bath & Kitchen >>Dreammaker Bath & Kitchen

Award Winning Kitchen Remodel
DREAMMAKER BATH & KITCHEN
DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen has been chosen as the regional CONTRACTOR OF THE YEAR 2010 for the category of Kitchen Remodeling Under $40,000.
DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen, a Stafford, Texas, based …

>>Crenshaw Landscapes >>Crenshaw Landscapes

Quality, Creativity and Service
CRENSHAW LANDSCAPES
Dedicated to bringing high standards to homeowners who recognize the value of professional landscaping and maintenance, Crenshaw Landscapes will show you the difference that details and proper planning and maintenance can …

>>Frederick Builders & Remodeling >>Frederick Builders & Remodeling

Making Dreams Come True for 30 Years
FREDERICK BUILDERS & REMODELING
Frederick Builders & Remodeling Inc. has been taking the ideals and dreams of home owners all over Katy and the Houston area for 30 years and turning …

>>Allied Outdoor Solutions >>Allied Outdoor Solutions

Beautify Your Pool Deck, Driveway & Patio
ALLIED OUTDOOR SOLUTIONS
Carvestone®, by Allied Outdoor Solutions, transforms your pool deck, driveway or patio, creating the beautiful look of stone without the hassle and expense of tear-out. Randy Lemmon, …

>>Advanced Concrete Designs, Inc. >>Advanced Concrete Designs, Inc.

An Affordable Sense of Style
ADVANCED CONCRETE DESIGNS, INC.
When looking for creative ideas and a distinctive new look for your existing concrete, Advanced Concrete Designs, Inc. offers color, texture and design to complement any decor. Their …

>>Mirror Makeover >>Mirror Makeover

Frame Your Mirrors Without Tearing Them Out!
MIRROR MAKEOVER
If you have ever wished for beautiful framed mirrors, but never found a practical solution to achieve the look you were after, Mirror Makeover is for you. With …