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Brighten Plain Mirrors with Frames Brighten Plain Mirrors with Frames

Simple makeovers for existing mirrors can be beautiful, cost effective and environmentally-conscious
I know the scenario. I, too, used to suffer from having plain, drab, “builder grade” mirrors. That is, until I learned that there is …

Spring Cartoonist Lives Beyond the Funny Pages Spring Cartoonist Lives Beyond the Funny Pages

After decades of existing almost exclusively in print, a number of prominent cartoonists, including Spring’s Bill Hinds, have banded together to create  TheCartoonistStudio.com. The website is a place where fans have a direct interactive connection …

The Woodland’s Best Kept Secret – La Trattoria Tuscano The Woodland’s Best Kept Secret – La Trattoria Tuscano

Nestled in the heart of The Woodlands is what some might believe to be one of the best kept culinary secrets in all of Houston. From the moment you enter La Trattoria Tuscano you are …

Service of Excellence Awards Service of Excellence Awards

Interfaith of The Woodlands has announced its 2011 Service of Excellence Award recipients who will be honored this month at the “Five Who Share Luncheon.”
Winners to be recognized for their commitment to the community through …

The Fun of Cake Decorating The Fun of Cake Decorating

Hobbies offer a sense of accomplishment as well as many forms of expression. There’s one hobby that has recently exploded as perhaps the sweetest option of all — cake decorating.
According to the Craft and Hobby …

The Secrets of Dining, According to Capitol Hill The Secrets of Dining, According to Capitol Hill

AUTHOR LINDA BAUER COMPILES RECIPES FROM PRESIDENTS AND CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATIVES
In classrooms across America, enthusiastic teachers try to make history come alive. Over Foreman grills and Bunsen burners they fry up an old favorite of George …

Around Town February 2011 Around Town February 2011

WOODLANDS PROFESSIONAL GOLFERS TO COMPETE ON PGA TOUR. Jhonattan Vegas and Bobby Gates, two Nationwide Tour competitors who train in The Woodlands, have earned full status to compete on the PGA Tour in 2011.
University of …

Woodlands Business News February 2011 Woodlands Business News February 2011

Melanie Gander, MHA, BSN, R.N., was selected as one of the “20 Outstanding Nurses of 2010” by the Texas Nurses District 9 Foundation. Gander and the 19 other honorees were recognized at the 20th Annual …

Car Club Gets in Gear to Help Three Charities Car Club Gets in Gear to Help Three Charities

Shenandoah Mayor Garry Watts recently joined The Woodlands Car Club in presenting proceeds from their annual Evening Fall Car Show to the Woodforest Charitable Foundation and three local nonprofit charities.
The Woodlands Car Club routinely participates …

Plot Selected for Veggie Village Plot Selected for Veggie Village

Garden will provide fresh food to the food pantry
Interfaith of The Woodlands Veggie Village Donation Garden will be located at Alden Bridge Sports Park on Highway 242, adjacent to a Woodlands Township Community Garden.
In November, …

Spice Up Your Valentine Date Spice Up Your Valentine Date

Lovey Dovey Daiquiri
Kiss Kocktail
Cupid’s Cosmo

Tulips that twist and turn offset winter doldrums Tulips that twist and turn offset winter doldrums

Bring Potted Bulbs Indoors for Winter Color
Winter winds carry more than rain and sleet; they bring a blizzard of colorful spring flowers. Winter is the season when shops and supermarket floral departments are laden with …

Guys, It’s Time to Show Your Love Guys, It’s Time to Show Your Love

Tips for making your marriage proposal an event to remember
February brings thoughts of hearts and flowers, and what better way to tell your Valentine you love her than by popping the question? Proposing is one …

Think You Know Your Roses? Think You Know Your Roses?

You might be surprised to find out that the colors don’t mean what you think at all
Before you know it those prickly but beautiful rose plants will be sprouting new buds. In fact, due to …

Could You Have Heart Failure? Could You Have Heart Failure?

February is American Heart Month; join the fight against this life-threatening disease
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. About 630,000  Americans die each year of some form of heart disease …

Retirement Living on Beautiful Lake Hamilton Retirement Living on Beautiful Lake Hamilton

It’s hard to pick up a newspaper or turn on the computer without seeing an article about how the Baby Boomer generation is changing the future of senior living communities. In his article The Future …

Celebrity Golf Classic & Gala Celebrate Youth Accomplishments Celebrity Golf Classic & Gala  Celebrate Youth Accomplishments

MCYS praises the outpouring of community support
The 22nd annual Montgomery County Youth Services Woodlands Celebrity Classic weekend has passed, but the impact this major fundraiser has on the youth of Montgomery County will be enjoyed …

New Year Slimming Secrets New Year Slimming Secrets

GO BANANAS DIET CATCHING ON
Two years ago, Japanese supermarkets couldn’t keep bananas on the shelves after a man revealed the secret of his weight-loss success on a leading social network. Now a healthier version of …

Fighting the Fat this Winter – and Beyond Fighting the Fat this Winter – and Beyond

Avoid winter weight gain and ring in a healthier 2011
January is the month when the government and nonprofit agencies across the country observe Healthy Weight Week. Maybe, because it follows the holidays when parties and …

Fresh Ways to Enjoy Fresh Veggies Fresh Ways to Enjoy Fresh Veggies

Vegetables are an ideal canvas for a vast palette of sunny and internationally-inspired flavors, including fresh citrus juice, spices such as garlic and ginger, fresh herbs and pantry staples, like soy sauce and Swanson broth …

Holiday Assistance Programs at Interfaith Holiday Assistance Programs at Interfaith

The holidays have arrived at Interfaith of The Woodlands, and Interfaith’s Programs and Services are scheduling holiday assistance appointments for families and seniors. The organization is also looking for volunteers to participate in the programs …