Fun For All At The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival Fun For All At The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival

Get Ready For Culinary Treats, Musical Performances And World Class Art, April 7-9
By Melanie Saxton
The Woodlands Arts Council is once again transforming the Waterway into a wonderland of artwork, music and cuisine. Visitors are invited …

Craig Biggio Craig Biggio

Houston’s Adopted Son Still Giving Back To The City With Coaching, Community Service And A Cool New Restaurant
By Judy Latta
Craig Alan Biggio may have been born and raised on Long Island, New York, but Houston …

Hibiscus Season is Here Hibiscus Season is Here

Lone Star Chapter Of The American Hibiscus Society To Hold Annual Shows, April 23 And May 13
Whether you are a serious cultivator of the exotic hibiscus plant or just a casual gardener, you won’t want …

Flight in April ‘Houston’s Largest Home Tour’ Takes Flight in April ‘Houston’s Largest Home Tour’ Takes

Well-Appointed Homes, Jam-Packed Events And A Bounty Of Butterflies Mark The Event
Houston’s Largest Home Tour is taking flight, promising an April filled with well-appointed homes, jam-packed events and a bounty of butterflies.
Hundreds of homes — …

National Wildlife Federation Releases Butterfly Research Findings National Wildlife Federation Releases Butterfly Research Findings

Monarch Populations Are Decreasing
The annual population status report for the monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) shows a 27 percent decrease from last year’s population.
Populations of this iconic black and orange butterfly have plummeted by approximately 90 …

Happenings in The Woodlands
April 2017
Happenings in The Woodlands </br>April 2017

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15TH ANNUAL RUN FOR THE ROSE BENEFIT, APRIL 2
Brain cancer will once again meet its match on Sunday, April 2, at NRG Park in Houston as patients, supporters and family members converge for the 15th …

Los Sueños Resort and Marina Los Sueños Resort and Marina

A Costa Rican Dream Come True
By Cheryl Alexander
Los Sueños Resort and Marina is a destination resort community that doesn’t disappoint. In fact, when considering the most listed items from a “dream vacation” checklist, Los Sueños …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS –
Kayla and Tim
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – </br> Kayla and Tim

A damsel in distress and a chivalrous Texas A&M University Corpsman met by chance at Spence Park in College Station. Little did they know this encounter would become a prelude to matrimony, complete with a romantic spring proposal under the Century Tree!

Scene in the Woodlands, Whitney Montgomery April 2017 Scene in the Woodlands, Whitney Montgomery April 2017

April is Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month. I have a passion for educating others on the signs and symptoms of abuse and how we all can be a part of the prevention. Child abuse does not discriminate and affects all races, ethnicities, and social classes. We as a community have a responsibility to take care of “our village.”

Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – April 2017 Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now – April 2017

FENDI – Double micro baguette in pink leather with studs.

SUZ SOMERSALL – Solid gold blue moonstone aquamarine Aegean ring.

SOPHIA WEBSTER- Lucita canvas espadrille wedge sandal in pastel pink. …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Antiques and Alzheimer’s Memory Care Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Antiques and Alzheimer’s Memory Care

My parents both suffered from Alz­hei­mer’s disease, re­­­­­­quiri­ng specialized care. I am not a specialist in Alz­heimer’s care nor am I trained to give medical advice. That said, as a child of two parents with Alz­heimer’s, I know something about the struggles for families living with the disease.

The Woodlands Business April 2017 The Woodlands Business April 2017

GRACEPOINT HOMES CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING IN KINGSLEY IN WOODFOREST
Gracepoint Homes, the luxury and affordable luxury homebuilder, is actively building homes throughout greater Houston designed to meet the needs and desires of current homebuyers including location, …

Six Steps Toward Preventing Nearly Half of Colorectal Cancer Cases Six Steps Toward Preventing Nearly Half of Colorectal Cancer Cases

Research-Based Strategies To Reduce Your Risk
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States. It is also one of the most preventable. Research shows that Americans can prevent tens of thousands …

Around Town April 2017 Around Town April 2017

LAKE CREEK SETTLEMENT HISTORICAL MARKER DEDICATION
A Texas Historical Commission Marker recording the history of the Lake Creek Settlement, the earliest Anglo-American settlement in Montgomery County was unveiled on Feb. 25, at the Nat Hart Davis …

Discoveries April 2017 Discoveries April 2017

SHELBY DILLON BLUE ELEPHANT PILLOW
Grab this limited edition, Blue Elephant Pillow for your home today. This 100% cotton twill pillow with a luxurious down insert is a perfect fit for your living space or bedroom. …

HISTORICAL – Eagle Scout Preserves Historic Richard Williams Cemetery HISTORICAL – Eagle Scout Preserves Historic  Richard Williams Cemetery

The Richard Williams Cemetery east of Willis received a facelift in 2015, thanks to members of the Montgomery County Historical Commission’s Youth Advisory Board (YAB). For his Eagle Scout project, member Ross Ohendalski worked with …

The High Point of Your Home Decor The High Point of Your Home Decor

Show Off Your Decorating Flair With These Home Interior Trends
By Mara Soloway
The High Point Market is back with its home interiors prognostications for this Spring. This twice-yearly market held in North Carolina is full …

Book Reviews April 2017 Book Reviews April 2017

BECOMING A PEACEFUL MOM
Peaceful mom. It hardly seems that the words could go together. Yet the peace you crave can be yours in every season of raising children. Whether you have teenagers or toddlers, being …

Make Pool Maintenance a Pleasant Experience Make Pool Maintenance a Pleasant Experience

These Tips From The Pros Can Help You Keep Your Pool Sparkling 
By Merry Wise 
Pool season is here! The weather is warm, and it’s time to enjoy the pool once again. Use these useful professional tips to …

Woodlands Schools, Sports, Students
April 2017
Woodlands Schools, Sports, Students <br />April 2017

TWCA CELEBRATES TEXAS INDEPENDENCE DAY
In honor of Texas Independence Day, students in Stephanie Koppleman’s fourth-grade classes celebrated all things Texas. Students made presentations dressed as Sam Houston, Davy Crockett and David G. Burnet, to name …

Touring Napa and Sonoma, Part II Touring Napa and Sonoma, Part II

More Wineries That Are “Must Visits”
In the July 2016 issue, I wrote about some of the to-die-for wineries in Napa and Sonoma that are “must” visits. To view that article, visit houstonlifestyles.com, click on “Wine, …

Acura MDX & Toyota Avalon Acura MDX & Toyota Avalon

By Kelly Foss mycardata.com
Acura MDX | Starting price: $44,000
The MDX is a charter member of the midsize SUV fraternity. It first hit the market in 2000. With no traditional truck-based body-on-frame vehicles built by Honda …

Kitchens That Cook Kitchens That Cook

Creating A Culinary Space
Text by Cheryl Alexander
Kitchen designs are as varied as the cooks who use them. Some are so lackluster that even the thought of cooking in them can stifle any craving.

The 72nd Pin Oak Charity Horse Show is March 22-April 2 The 72nd Pin Oak Charity Horse Show is March 22-April 2

The Event Ensures A Memorable, Affordable Equestrian Experience For Spectators Of All Ages
By Mary Jones and Laura Pennino
Are you ready for an experience close to home that is extremely affordable and memorable? Then make …