Provocative ‘Tangerine Tango’ is Tops for 2012 Provocative ‘Tangerine Tango’ is Tops for 2012

By Sandra Meineke
The Color of the Year is not just for fashion; it adds pizzazz to home decor too
When Pantone announced its Color of the Year for 2012, Tangerine Tango, the Associated Press raved, “The …

Book Reviews Feb 2012 Book Reviews Feb 2012

STYLISH SHEDS AND ELEGANT HIDEAWAYS
For Stylish Sheds and Elegant Hideaways, Debra Prinzing and photographer Bill Wright traveled the country to find today’s most innovative and inviting sheds. Their book features more than 30 of the most …

Intimate, Elegant Island Experience Intimate, Elegant Island Experience

By Elizabeth Alexander
Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort and Spa offers guests a safe, unforgettable getaway
A vibrant land steeped in rich Mayan history with artifacts and ruins that date to the first millennium; an island boasting beautiful beaches …

Winning Wines Winning Wines

By Denman Moody   denmanswineblog.com
Sparkling:
J Brut Rosé non-vintage — Coinciding with its 25th Anniversary celebration, J Vineyards and winery has switched to a sleek, sexy new clear bottle featuring a distinctive black version of its iconic …

Suzuki Kazashi & Chevrolet Malibu Eco Suzuki Kazashi & Chevrolet Malibu Eco

By Kelly Foss
The basic design philosophy of the Kazashi is to build a rugged yet refined car that is both efficient and fun to drive.
The Chevrolet Malibu Eco uses a standard 2.4 liter EcoTech 4 cylinder engine and adds a mild electric motor assist using the simplest, least complex technology possible.

Designing Duo – Husband and wife design team create the space of their dreams—their home Designing Duo – Husband and wife design team create the space of their dreams—their home

Craig Smith and his wife, Amy, weren’t looking to purchase a new home. But there it was, a two-story  reminiscent of the grand homes you’d find in the New Orleans Garden District. What’s more, it …

The Arts & Happenings January 2012 The Arts & Happenings January 2012

The Music Box Theater Presents Fruitcakes
THROUGH JAN 15
The Music Box Theater’s production of Fruitcakes!, a unique blend of seasonal tunes, nostalgic holiday characters and stories, takes the stage through Jan. 15.
The new holiday production pays …

On The Town with Jan Carson January 2012 On The Town with Jan Carson January 2012

Happy New Year to everyone! Here’s hoping that 2012 brings success and prosperity not only to you, but to all the many non-profit groups and terrific causes that depend on all of us to support …

Houston Performing Arts and Events January 2012 Houston Performing Arts and Events January 2012

RachFest 3 – Rach 2
HOUSTON SYMPHONY, JAN. 5 – 22
Rachmaninoff has enchanted music lovers for generations with his incredibly romantic themes. Come experience a special three week festival — RachFest! — paying tribute to this …

Catching Up With the Clemens Family Catching Up With the Clemens Family

 
By Melanie Saxton
The Clemens crew can best be described in two words: Family unity. All six stay busy with work, school and extracurriculars. But they carve time out of hectic schedules to volunteer at the …

Houston City Scope January 2012 Houston City Scope January 2012

Julia Ideson Library Expansion
And Restoration Complete
Nestled in the shadows of towering contemporary skyscrapers, the landmark Spanish Renaissance-style Julia Ideson Library, home of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center and part of the Houston Public Library system, …

Antiques Appraiser Offers Priceless Advice Antiques Appraiser Offers Priceless Advice

Dr. Lori to entertain at Sugar Land Home & Garden Show Jan. 21-22
By Jennifer Miko
Renowned art and antiques appraiser Dr. Lori brings her exciting program to the Sugar Land Home and Garden Show this month. …

HISTORICALLY HOUSTON
A Helping Hand
HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br> A Helping Hand

 

By Story Sloane III
Back in June, I wrote about my 35mm historic movie collection of Houston and the surrounding communities. The group TAMI out of Austin was assisting me with the difficult task of transferring …

Holiday Fat? Here’s How to Fight It Holiday Fat? Here’s How to Fight It

Throw the diet out the door
By Sandra Meineke
It’s that time again. Time for New Year’s resolutions and holiday regret. The two go hand-in-hand. You ate too much. Again. You do it every year. Just …

The Eyes Have It! The Eyes Have It!

Take years off your appearance with cosmetic eyelid surgery
By Judy Latta
Your eyes are probably your most prominent facial feature. They communicate to others — sometimes incorrectly — information about you, your mood and your feelings. …

Gifts Of Love Jan 2012 Gifts Of Love Jan 2012

L♥ve 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 …

Fashion: Season Essentials Jan 2012 Fashion: Season Essentials Jan 2012

UNIQUE VINTAGE

Antique postage stamp ivory rolling suitcase.

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