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2015 AIA Houston Home Tour

The Kipling Residence, designed by Content Architecture for a growing family of five, allows for generous open family zones oriented to large glass walls facing the street and a courtyard swimming pool.

Highlighting excellence, quality craftsmanship, innovation and sustainability
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Houston recently held its 2015 Annual Home Tour featuring nine area homes that represent the finest in new residential architecture as selected by a jury of experts. Read the full story »

Interfaith Holiday Giving Helps 6,000 Interfaith Holiday Giving Helps 6,000

Outreach Programs In The Woodlands Include Gifts For Seniors, Adopt-A-Family And Holiday Toy Drive
The holiday season was a very busy time at Interfaith of The Woodlands with staff and volunteers spreading holiday goodness and …

Cupid Keeps Love Alive Cupid Keeps Love Alive

Romance is in the air! Local sweethearts share inspiring stories… and tips on keeping true love alive! As the poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning wrote, “I love you not only for what you are, but for …

Happenings in The Woodlands
Feb 2016
Happenings in The Woodlands </br>Feb 2016

CELEBRATE THE CHINESE NEW YEAR WITH THE WOODLANDS CHILDREN’S MUSEUM, JAN. 30
Ring in the Chinese New Year at The Woodlands Children’s Museum, located at 4775 W. Panther Creek Drive, Suite 280. The museum will be …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Kimberli & Sam
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS<br> Kimberli & Sam

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by DC Stanley Photography
Kimberli Eve Bowman and Samuel Jack Bishop’s union proves that true love can sneak up on a couple when they least expect it! The Katy couple were …

Scene in the Woodlands, Whitney Montgomery February 2016 Scene in the Woodlands, Whitney Montgomery February 2016

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Dear Readers,
It’s February – the month of love! I am fascinated by all of the romance, love and …

Around Town February 2016 Around Town February 2016

THE WOODLANDS ARTS COUNCIL NAMES FOUR NEW BOARD MEMBERS
The Woodlands Arts Council (TWAC), a nonprofit organization, has appointed four new members to its board – Heather Dickens, Sue Burke Harrington, Dr. Maria Holmes and Mary …

Fashion – What’s in Stores Now, February 2016 Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now, February 2016

 
Valentino- Valentino Garavani L’amour sandal in strass on a suede base and kid leather straps. Heart details and word “L’Amour” embellished with strass. valentino.com

Decorate with Global Style Decorate with Global Style

Add impact with endless possibilities of color schemes and textiles from around the world
By Kate Smith
Whether you travel abroad or simply appreciate global style from the comfort of your own corner of the world, adapting …

the Editor’s Picks … February 2016 the Editor’s Picks … February 2016

MY FAVORITES:

-Puppy Greeted By Cows
-Easy Molten Chocolate
-Winter Vegetable Salad

Seven Healthy Heart Measures May Reduce Heart Failure Risk Seven Healthy Heart Measures May Reduce Heart Failure Risk

At 40, Men And Women Have A 1 In 5 Chance Of Developing Heart Failure In Their Lifetime
P eople scoring well on the American Heart Association’s Life’s Simple 7 checklist for a healthy heart …

Not Smiling About Your Smile? Not Smiling About Your Smile?

Options exist for treating unattractive, misaligned and missing teeth
By Judy Latta
One of the first things people notice when they meet you is your smile. A big, bright, picture-perfect smile conveys the appearance of warmth, happiness, …

To My Valentine To My Valentine

PLANET LINCOLN
Surprise your sweetheart with a New Lincoln from Planet Lincoln. Candy and flowers and cards won’t last. Make her day, even her year with a new MKC or a new MKX. Stop by the …

Back When … Charles B. Stewart, Designer of the Texas Flag Back When … Charles B. Stewart, Designer of the Texas Flag

Charles B. Stewart was one of the founding fathers of Texas and the designer of the Texas Flag that we know today. He was born on Feb. 6, 1806 in Charleston, South Carolina, to Charles …

Woodlands Schools, Sports, Students February 2016 Woodlands Schools, Sports, Students February 2016

COOPER THIRD-GRADERS WEIGH IN A HEFTY DONATION FOR INTERFAITH FOOD PANTRY
Third grade students at The John Cooper School sponsored a food drive on campus in November, and when the final numbers were in, learned that …

Discoveries February 2016 Discoveries February 2016

CHRISTIAN LACROIX
One of the most well known names in fashion, Christian Lacroix lends distinctive style to one-of-a-kind accessories. With fun splashes of color and quilted detail, Christian Lacroix shoulder bags, totes, and small goods display …

The Woodlands Business February 2016 The Woodlands Business February 2016

WOODFOREST AGAIN RANKS AMONG THE NATION’S TOP 20 MPCS
Woodforest has again ranked among the nation’s 20 top-selling developments, according to annual lists recently released by two independent research firms.
Woodforest was tied for the No. 19 …

Plant a Pollinator Garden Plant a Pollinator Garden

You And The Pollinators Will Enjoy The Benefits!
By Melinda Myers
Whether planting a garden, enjoying the beauty of your landscape or sitting down to a delicious meal, you have bees, butterflies and other pollinators to thank. …

Serve Up Nutrients and Color Serve Up Nutrients and Color

Roasted Winter Veggies And Tri-Colored Potatoes
With all of the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, remember that making healthy and appealing foods does not have to keep you in the kitchen all day long. …

All You Need Is Love And Some Chocolate All You Need Is Love And Some Chocolate

Houston’s Hottest, Hippest Valentine’s Day Sweets Are Filled With Excitement
Chocolate decadence, chocolate indulgence, chocolate dreams, chocolate kisses, hot chocolate — no matter how you serve it, chocolate has the power to evoke sensuality, gratification and romance. …

Why Granite Countertops are Here to Stay Why Granite Countertops are Here to Stay

These four reasons highlight their durability and appeal
By Kathleen M. McCoy
Granite continues to be the preferred choice for kitchen countertops nationwide. According to the NKBA 2014 Kitchen & Bath Style Report, a stunning 91 percent …

Book Reviews February 2016 Book Reviews February 2016

BEAUTY ON THE INSIDE
Upgrade your home’s charm factor with this comprehensive one-stop guide to creating custom-made soft furnishings. Hand-made Interiors shows stitch by stitch how to make beautiful pieces – from blinds, curtains, and cushion …

Las Residencias Golf & Beach Club Las Residencias Golf & Beach Club

Where you really do get what you want
By Noelle Valentine
If world-class golf, pristine beach-front vistas and easy travel from Houston define your idea of the perfect getaway, then Las Residencias Golf and Beach Club is …

Sparkling, White and Red Wine Winners Sparkling, White and Red Wine Winners

Memorable meals in every choice
ROSE SPARKLING WINE:
Casal Garcia Medium Dry Rosé Sparkling Wine Espumante de Vinho Verde Portugal non-vintage — Sprightly, pretty strawberry flavors with just the right touch of natural, residual sugar for sipping …

Hyundai Santa Fe and Audi A5 Coupe Hyundai Santa Fe and Audi A5 Coupe

Hyundai Santa Fe | STARTING PRICE: $25,000

Audi A5 Coupe | STARTING PRICE: $40,000