Home » Archive by Category

The Woodlands People & Places

Girl Scout Bracelets Send Message of Encouragement Girl Scout Bracelets Send Message of Encouragement

Girl Scout founder Juliette Gordon Low died of breast cancer in 1927 when the words “breast” and “cancer” were not often used in conversation. The fact that Girl Scouts everywhere have taken up the cause …

Enjoy the Holidays Without Packing on the Pounds Enjoy the Holidays Without Packing on the Pounds

Low calorie dessert can be delicious and festive –

Marble Angel Food Cake

The Woodlands Chamber Announces Volunteer and Citizen of the Year The Woodlands Chamber Announces  Volunteer and Citizen of the Year

The suspense is over! Honorees were announ­ced for Volunteer of the Year, Community Citizen of the Year, Diplomat of the Year and Chairman’s Award at the South Montgomery County Woodlands Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Awards …

2010 Hometown Heroes Selected 2010 Hometown Heroes Selected

Honorees To Be Recognized At The Woodlands Celebration Of Excellence Gala On Oct. 2
Three individuals, one couple and one business have been selected as the 2010 Hometown Heroes. Barry Blanton, Linda and Greg Freede, George …

HOPE Under the Stars to raise money for Batten Disease HOPE Under the Stars to raise money for Batten Disease

The Support of a Community
Hope is the theme of our journey — a journey that began two years ago when the oldest of our three sons, Will, who was 5 years old at the time, …

Don’t Put Away the Grill Yet

Great outdoor grilling recipes for those pleasant Fall days
Recipes created exclusively for Bush’s® Grillin’ Beans® by Chef Tim Love, master of urban western cuisine, and owner of the Lonesome Dove Western Bistro and the Love …

Treats to warm you from inside out Treats to warm you from inside out

I love it when the days are cool and the evenings have just a bit of a chill in the air. It’s cool enough for my favorite fall sweater, but I can leave the winter …

Host a Ghoulish Gathering Host a Ghoulish Gathering

Scare up a happy Halloween party to celebrate the spookiest season. Bring out the orange and black linens, spiderweb doilies and skull coasters … so easy and effective!
The entertaining experts from the Wilton Test Kitchen …

Travel Smart with the Right Luggage and Accessories Travel Smart with the Right Luggage and Accessories

There’s a price, size and look to fit every traveler
I was in the midst of chaos in our neighborhood pizzeria/arcade that caters to the 10-year-old and under crowd when I got the call. “I have …

Komen Houston Race for the Cure Set for Oct. 2 Komen Houston Race for the Cure Set for Oct. 2

Montgomery County survivor shares inspirational story
The Komen Houston Race for the Cure is turning 20 in 2010. This year’s race will take place on Oct. 2 in downtown Houston.
Paula Sharp, a Montgomery County resident, has …

In the Pink of Health Luncheon In the Pink of Health Luncheon

Author and breast cancer “thriver” Laura Ingraham slated as guest speaker
Radio talk show host, political commentator, New York Times best-selling author and breast cancer “thriver” Laura Ingraham will be the guest speaker at the 10th …

The Woodlands Celebration of Excellence Gala is Texas Proud

Event honors 2010 Hometown Heroes and supports Interfaith of The Woodlands
“Texas Proud” perfectly describes this year’s The Woodlands Celeb­ration of Excellence Gala, which will be held on Oct. 2 from 6 p.m.-11 p.m. at The …

More Than Just Dogs and Parks More Than Just Dogs and Parks

Generous community support aids animals and local shelter
Spencer, the black lab, has a new home, and The Woodlands Dog Park Club has new funding to help other dogs like Spencer.
Gifts of $25,000 from The McCullough …

Disorganized? What to Do? Disorganized? What to Do?

Simple, sensible solutions for staying organized
The average person wastes about 55 minutes every day looking for things they own but cannot find. We spend weekends sorting through paper piles, rushed mornings trying to find kids’ …

Retiring from Work Doesn’t Mean Retiring from Life Retiring from Work Doesn’t Mean Retiring from Life

Ways to stay mentally and physically fit throughout life
September is Healthy Aging Month. Established 15 years ago as the Baby Boomer generation began reaching age 50, Healthy Aging® is a national health initiative developed to …

Just for Busy Moms Just for Busy Moms

Easy and quick Fall recipes that can be worked in around after-school sports, dance and academic events

BBQ Spring Rolls
1 lb. Byron’s Fully Cooked Pork BBQ
1 package spring roll wrappers
1 cup vegetable oil
Thaw …

Texas Children’s Hospital Tips for a Safe and Healthy Back-to-School Texas Children’s Hospital Tips for a Safe and Healthy Back-to-School

Help your child have a successful school year
From sleep schedules, nutrition, immunizations, heart health, heat illnesses and more, Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston provides parents with tips to ensure their children have a safe, healthy …

More Than Just Dogs and Parks More Than Just Dogs and Parks

Spencer, the black lab, has a new home, and The Woodlands Dog Park Club has new funding to help other dogs like Spencer.
Gifts of $25,000 from The McCullough Foundation and $10,000 from U.S. Development Group …

Sports and Fitness Injuries Sports and Fitness Injuries

While exercise is wonderful for health, people who exercise do run the risk of injury.
Although exercise rarely triggers serious heart problems, they must be the first concern for everyone who works out. To protect yourself, …

Five Creative Tips for Packing Healthier School Lunches Five Creative Tips for Packing Healthier School Lunches

It’s that time of year again: back-to-school season. Amidst the jam-packed schedule of a child’s school day, it’s nice to know there is one area where parents make a difference—lunchtime.
The mission is to create a …

Go Bananas! Go Bananas!

Bananas aren’t just for breakfast or lunch anymore. By grilling this popular fruit, you can add a whole new flavor dimension to a dinner­time recipe and turn a basic dessert into something wow.
Adding bananas to …