Easy Elegance Roses Easy Elegance Roses

A tour of the 2010 Easy Elegance® Rose garden showcases these popular, easy-growing roses in all colors and sizes. Zone 9-hardy plants are available at better garden centers across the area. One new variety adaptable …

Mexico Made Easy – Cabo San Lucas Mexico Made Easy – Cabo San Lucas

AllAboutCabo.com and Cabo San Lucas Villas take the guess work out of your getaway
If a trip to Cabo San Lucas is in your future, your first stop should be the online travel magazine, AllAboutCabo.com. It’s …

The Woodlands Used To Be…

The Woodlands used to be a town of about 16,000 residences in 1986. Shortly thereafter, the wooden sign posted on Grogan’s Mill Road that reflected the population numbers had been changed to 18,000, and by …

When Too Much Is Too Much When Too Much Is Too Much

Breast reduction may be the solution you are looking for …
While many women elect to have the size of their breasts enhanced, there are just as many who feel that too much is too much. …

Look Your Best Look Your Best

Are You Beach Body Ready?
Thomas P. McHugh, M.D.
Dr. Thomas McHugh, board-certified plastic surgeon, is among the most sought-after and reputable experts in body contouring surgery in the greater Houston area. One of only 10 …

2010 NKBA Bathroom Design Competition 2010 NKBA Bathroom Design Competition

Trends: What homeowners want in their bath and powder rooms
The number one feature that modern homeowners are requesting when buying or remodeling a home is concealed kitchens, according to the National Kitchen and Bath Association. …

Dazzling Windows – New trends in window shades Dazzling Windows – New trends in window shades

One of the simplest—and most inexpensive—ways to refresh a room’s décor is to update the window treatment. After all, when we enter a room for the first time, our eyes are naturally drawn to the …

Educational Opportunities For Your Child

Carlin Speech Pathology
Carlin Speech Pathology has been focused on the pediatric speech and occupational therapy needs of children in The Woodlands and surrounding communities for more than 15 years. As parents, business owners and long-term …

Book Reviews Jul 2010 Book Reviews Jul 2010

Front Yard Gardens
Front Yard Gardens: Growing More Than Grass, Second Edition is an inspiring treasure-trove of ideas to start and grow a fabulous front yard. Author Liz Primeau explores the history of lawn and our …

Decant It and Let It “Breathe”? The facts might surprise you Decant It and Let It “Breathe”? The facts might surprise you

In May 1977, my late friend Alexis Bespaloff published “A Corking New Wine Theory” in New York Magazine. In blind tastings with Robert Mondavi, Paul Draper of Ridge Winery, Alexis Lichine of Bordeaux Chateau Prieuré-Lichine, …

Mini Cooper & Honda Crosstour Mini Cooper & Honda Crosstour

MINI
When the British Mini car company was purchased by BMW, the car received the full Teutonic engineering treatment. That meant transforming the iconic car from an ultra-light micro vehicle with sliding side windows and 13-inch …

>> Texas Center For Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry Guy M. Lewis, D.D.S., R.A.D.F.E. >> Texas Center For Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry  Guy M. Lewis, D.D.S., R.A.D.F.E.

Dr. Guy M. Lewis is an accredited and founding member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and has been in practice since 1984. Dr. Lewis has been voted “Super Dentist” four years in a …

Israel and Its Wines Part II Israel and Its Wines Part II

In mid February 2010, I was fortunate enough to join a small group of global importers and wine writers on a trip to Israel. Although it was a short trip, it was packed full of …

Book Reviews Jun 2010 Book Reviews Jun 2010

Raw Energy
It’s time to rescue snacks from the realm of empty-calorie packaged junk food and transform everyday pick-me-ups into healthful, satisfying mini meals. Raw Energy author Stephanie Tourles’s 125 recipes for trail mixes, parfaits, energy …

Relax, Reconnect, Get Away Cypress Bend offers breathtaking views, open water and resort amenities Relax, Reconnect,  Get Away  Cypress Bend offers breathtaking views, open water and resort amenities

Cypress Bend, Louisiana’s premier destination re­sort, is nestled cozily amid 600 acres of hardwood forest adjacent to magnificent Toledo Bend Lake. The fabulous retreat, located just three hours from Houston, features a nationally-recognized championship golf …

A Louisiana State of Mind A Louisiana State of Mind

CREOLE INFLUENCE DEFINES THIS HOME WITH SOUTHERN CHARM
Kelly and Matt Malatesta need look no further than their familiar stomping ground in Louisiana to find inspiration for their home. “I’m pretty much crazy about all things …

Mt. Zion Cemetery in South Montgomery County, Texas Mt. Zion Cemetery in South Montgomery County, Texas

Mt. Zion Cemetery, located about a half mile from my house in The Woodlands, is the final resting place for many early residents of southern Montgomery County. The cemetery is located off Rayford Road and …

An Interview with an Artisan An Interview with an Artisan

Local jewelry artist Cara Ellison Halbirt discusses the links in her chain
Q: Cara, you have a jewelry making business. Is this something you have always done?
A: I can’t pretend that making jewelry was a …

Ford Fiesta & Audi TT Ford Fiesta & Audi TT

FORD FIESTA Redefines the Small Car
Class: Subcompact Car, Drivetrain: Front-Wheel Drive, Starting price: about $13,000.
With the never-ending demand for greater efficiency, as measured by government fuel economy and emissions standards, buyers are shifting dramatically …