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Catherine Winkler Rayroud: A Cut Above Catherine Winkler  Rayroud:  A Cut Above

By Jennifer Heath
A Cut Above Artist creates a rewarding career in papercutting
A small pair of nail scissors forever changed Catherine Winkler Rayroud.
Growing up in the Swiss Alps, Winkler Rayroud remembers watching a television program about papercutting …

International Homebuyers Boost Texas Economy

International Homebuyers Boost Texas Economy
Texas home sales by international homebuyers contributed $11.06 billion to the Texas economy between March 2013 and March 2014 and rose to their highest level in five years, according to the …

Meet the 2014 Hometown Heroes Meet the 2014 Hometown Heroes

Honorees will be feted at The Woodlands Celebration of Excellence Gala on Oct. 4
Four individuals and one business have been selected as the 2014 Hometown Heroes. Dr. Austin Lane, Brenda Mizell, Jeff Shipley, Bret Strong …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Casey and Morgan
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Casey and Morgan

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Derrick Bryant Photography
Childhood friends since fifth grade at Wilkerson Intermediate in The Woodlands, Casey Colleen Snyder and William “Morgan” Cole both graduated from The Woodlands High School in 2001. …

Running to Raise Awareness Running to Raise Awareness

Houstonian to run 850 miles across Texas to highlight human trafficking
Jason Arcemont, a Houston-based family man and entrepreneur in the marketing and advertising industry, will run 850 miles from El Paso to Orange with not …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Art Terms for Novice Collectors
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Art Terms for Novice Collectors

Taking the mystery out of various media and materials

The art world can be a mysterious one. If you learn a little bit about the various media and materials used, you can take some of the mystery out of collecting art.

A Painter’s Paradise A Painter’s Paradise

Mary Carol Kenney needn’t go far to find her bliss. “Put that paint brush in my hand and I’m good to go,” says the figurative artist whose enticing alternative universe is just a few steps …

Heritage Trails DAR Installs New Officers Heritage Trails DAR Installs New Officers

The Heritage Trails DAR installed its officers for the 2014-2015 year in a ceremony and luncheon at The Woodlands Country Club. New Regent Ronee Schneider also announced her appointed positions for the chapter, which are Connie Ausec as Parliamentarian and Pat Spackey and Pat Williams as Advisors.

Help Your Kids Make Better Media Choices Help Your Kids Make Better Media Choices

Start by monitoring what they are watching
Today’s kids are bombarded with multimedia messages — both positive and negative — and the wide and expanding variety of entertainment media can have a real impact on the …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Cabell & David
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Cabell & David

Text by Melanie Saxton | Photos by Cameron Clark of Cameron and Kelly Studio
Friends since their days at Kinkaid High, Virginia Cabell Walker (known as  Cabell) and David Lowell Wood Jr. attended different universities. Still, …

Montie Awards Celebrate the Arts Montie Awards Celebrate the Arts

Third annual Montgomery County event honors its artists and civic leaders
The third annual Montie Awards ceremony celebrating the expanding role of the arts in Montgomery County was held at The Owen Theatre on Aug. 2, …

Texas Housing Inventory Sees Increase Texas Housing Inventory Sees Increase

Home sales remain strong in Realtors Association quarterly report
The Texas housing market showed quarterly gains in housing inventory for the first time in three years in the second quarter of 2014, allowing home sales to …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> The National September 11 Memorial & Museum

Lori Verderame on Google+

Dr. Lori, Celebrity Ph.D. antiques appraiser, author, and award-winning TV personality, Dr. Lori Verderame hosts antiques appraisal events worldwide. Dr. Lori is the star appraiser on Discovery channel’s TV show, Auction Kings. Visit …

12th Annual Fall Home & Garden Show The Woodlands 12th Annual Fall Home & Garden Show The Woodlands

200 Industry Professionals Can Help “Create Your Dream Home” Aug. 23-24 
Returning to The Woodlands for its 12th year, the Fall Home and Garden Show The Woodlands is planning its most exciting event yet. On Saturday …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Danielle and Wes
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Danielle and Wes

Text by Melanie Saxton  Photos by Carlino’s Photography
Because distance makes the heart grow fonder, it is no wonder that the hearts of Danielle Hope and Wes Bily overflowed on their journey to the altar. Not …

2014 Texas State-Fish Art Contest 2014 Texas State-Fish Art Contest

Nothing Fishy About The Talent Of These Young Artists
The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, headquarters for the Texas division of Wildlife Forever’s State-Fish Art Contest, has announced the Texas division winners for 2014.
In the K-3 category, …

Vintage Medals Meet Modern Flair Vintage Medals Meet Modern Flair

KATIE DESIGN JEWELRY IS AN ON-TREND INSPIRATIONAL HIT
By Florene King
Once upon a time in 2005, an interior designer named Katie Scott was experiencing some notable success in her professional life. Her personal line, KATIE Design, …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Yard Sale Don’ts
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Yard Sale Don’ts

Yard sale items ready for the big day.

Two High School Graduates Honored by Heritage Group Two High School Graduates Honored  by Heritage Group

The United States Daughters of 1812, Thomas Bay Chapter #350, awards scholarships
During the recent luncheon and awards ceremony held at the Augusta Pines Country Club, members of the United States Daughters of 1812, Thomas Bay …