HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE Dec 2011 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE Dec 2011

Holiday Shopping Surprises
SURPRISES
Surprises offers a wide range of gift items, from one-of-a-kind Art Glass, Metal Art and Ceramics to popular lines like Michael Aram, Juliska and Swarovski. Extended Holiday store hours in November and December.
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Fashion: Season Essentials Dec 2011 Fashion: Season Essentials Dec 2011

FRANCO SARTO

From the 2011 fall collection The Oberon comes in black/white Zebra Pony and Camel/Black Leopard Pony. Sold at department stores.

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Discoveries Dec 2011 Discoveries Dec 2011

Saija Chair from Crate&Barrel
Marimekko’s Spinning fabric launches the sleek ’50s style accent chair into bold new territory. Wide seat and back rest comfortably on flared hardwood legs exposed all the way up the back. Designed …

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

Transform your living space with new flooring
By Christie Craig
Are you thinking maybe it’s time to launch that big home remodeling project you’ve been dreaming of? If the budget won’t allow for a complete room renovation, …

Hot New Trends in Bath Upgrades Hot New Trends in Bath Upgrades

New-on-the-market fixtures and finishes can change the look of kitchens, too
 
Starting any home project can be stressful, especially when undertaking those projects in the most-used rooms of the house, like the kitchen and bathroom. From …

Book Reviews Dec 2011 Book Reviews Dec 2011

Just Tacos
Just Tacos: 100 Delicious Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner showcases Shelly Wiseman’s mastery of the art of Mexican cuisine. Just Tacos includes recipes for many fillings that are easy to make for a …

Beaches Boscobel Resort & Golf Club Beckons Beaches Boscobel Resort & Golf Club Beckons

On the Jamaican Riviera at Ocho Rios, catering equally to parents and kids
By Kelly Foss
Looking for a pick-me-up this winter? A short getaway to the Beaches Boscobel Resort & Golf Club located on the Jamaican …

Exceptional Adult Beverages Let’s start with Portugal Exceptional Adult Beverages Let’s start with Portugal

By Denman Moody
denmanswineblog.com
THE WINES OF ESPORÁO
Portugal has a tradition of winemaking dating back to 2000 B.C. The Duoro, where the great Ports are produced, was the one of the first demarcated wine regions in …

Volkswagen EOS and BMW X3 Volkswagen EOS and BMW X3

The magic of the EOS is that this city sized car is fitted with an ingenious 3-piece hardtop that, at the press of a button, folds neatly into the trunk.

The X3 is a premium vehicle and comes with the upscale accoutrements and level of refinement that one would expect from BMW.

An Arts and Crafts Dream Come True An Arts and Crafts Dream Come True

Classic design inspired this Heights habitat
Text by Cheryl Alexander  |  Photography by Felix Sanchez
When Jim and Cynthia Winton decided to build their dream home, they were enjoying life in the city from a garden home …

The Arts & Happening November 2011 The Arts & Happening  November 2011

YULETIDE: HOLIDAY TIME AT BAYOU BEND
BEGINNING NOV 17
Celebrate the holidays at Bayou Bend with Yuletide: Holiday Time at Bayou Bend from Nov. 17-Jan. 1. Bayou Bend is renowned for its annual Yuletide tradition featuring festive …

On The Town with Jan Carson November 2011 On The Town with Jan Carson November 2011

An Egyptian Fantasy • Celebration of Champions • Camp for All •
Spotted in the Crowd

NASCAR Born and Raised – Kristen and Kendall Bumbera NASCAR Born and Raised – Kristen and Kendall Bumbera

Two local racing prodigies carve out careers in a male-dominated sport
By Melanie Saxton
One of Kristin Bumbera’s earliest memories is of racing Go Karts in Waller at the age of eight against the likes of AJ …

Houston Performing Arts and Events November 2011 Houston Performing Arts and Events November 2011

RAIN – A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES
Broadway Across America, Nov. 18 – 19
RAIN performs the full range of The Beatles’ discography live onstage, including the most complex and challenging songs that The Beatles themselves recorded …

Houston City Scope November 2011 Houston City Scope November 2011

Restoration Hardware Grand Opening Set in Highland Village
Restoration Hardware will unveil a first-of-its-kind design destination at Houston’s Highland Village, 4030 Westheimer Road, on Friday, Nov. 11. Envisioned from the ground up by Gary Friedman, chairman and …

Urinary Tract Infection Urinary Tract Infection

Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention
By Judy Latta
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the second most common infection of the body. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) estimates that UTIs account for …

Fashion: Season Essentials Nov 2011 Fashion: Season Essentials Nov 2011

ARUNA SETH SNAKE SKIN

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

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