Discoveries Jul 2015 Discoveries Jul 2015

BOHEMIAN PARASOLS
These one-of-a-kind Bohemian Parasols are uniquely and opulently adorned with tasseled edges and intricate hand embroidery on vintage cotton fabric. Set the scene by hanging a grouping above the dining table or simply add …

The Woodlands Business Jul 2015 The Woodlands Business Jul 2015

Melissa Hammond
CONROE ISD PRINCIPALS NAMED AT MAY BOARD MEETING
The Conroe ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved the principals of two campuses at the May 19 board meeting. Melissa Hammond was named principal of Giesinger Elementary, …

No Garden Space? No Problem. No Garden Space? No Problem.

Enjoy Flowers, Herbs And Edibles In Containers
By Melinda Myers
Brighten up your patio, deck or front entrance with containers. They’re an excellent way to add color, fragrance and beauty where plantable space is limited or nonexistent.
Set …

Easy Treats for the Fourth of July Easy Treats for the Fourth of July

Everyone will be bringing some­thing to the 4th of July picnic, but you can bring the grand finale. Each of these tasty sweet treats captures the flair of the 4th without the fuss. In just …

Books Reviews July 2015 Books Reviews July 2015

 
MAKE A GREAT GARDEN ROOM
Outdoor living writer Sally Coulthard provides an extensive overview of small outdoor spaces in Shed Decor. Perfect for work, play or relaxation, a shed is small in space and investment, can …

”Wine and Spirits” Top 10 and More Winners ”Wine and Spirits” Top 10 and More Winners

Great finds at all price points
By Denman Moody
author, The Advanced Oenophile
The top 10 wineries of the April 2015 issue of “Wine and Spirits” Top 50 Sold at Restaurants, are, with permission: Jordan, Stag’s Leap Wine …

Summertime at Las Verandas Summertime at Las Verandas

By Elizabeth Anthony
Just off the Caribbean Coast of Honduras is Roatán, the largest of the Bay Islands, where spectacular diving and snorkeling draw visitors from around the world. The island is completely surrounded by a …

Volvo V60 and Jaguar F-Type Volvo V60 and Jaguar F-Type

By Kelly Foss
mycardata.com
Volvo V60 | Starting price: $36,800
A Stately Euro Wagon
Perhaps the one thing European manufacturers do exceptionally well is make station wagons. And perhaps no Euro carmaker does station wagons better than Volvo. Safety, …

Abode Americana Abode Americana

City Dwelling Reflects Couple’s Love Of Lodge Design

Conroe Native Makes History Conroe Native Makes History

Author Robin Montgomery Is A Man Of Many Adventures
By Merry Wise
Dr. Robin Montgomery has the distinction of writing the biographies of both of Conroe’s official “Legends” — Roy Harris and Mary McCoy. His new biography …

Happenings in The Woodlands Jun 2015 Happenings in The Woodlands Jun 2015

FOR THE BIRDS: LEARN ABOUT FEATHERED FRIENDS AT THE WOODLANDS CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
The Woodlands Children’s Museum invites children to spread their wings and spend a day learning about all things feathered.
Sonny “The Birdman” Carlin from Exotic …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Allison & Clark
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS<br />Allison & Clark</br>

Allison Heather and Clark Needham met quite by chance one year out of college. She loves champagne, chandeliers and dinner parties, while he favors boots, beer and breakfast tacos.

Scene in the Woodlands, Missy Herndon Scene in the Woodlands, Missy Herndon

Dear Readers,

With the kick-off of summer comes one of our area’s premier events, “Wine and Food Week The Woodlands” presented by H-E-B taking place June 1-7.

Around Town Jun 2015 Around Town Jun 2015

MARGARET MONTGOMERY CHAPTER CELEBRATES RICHARD E. WILLIAMS, DAR MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT
The Margaret Montgomery Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution and the Texas Society DAR has honored Richard E. Williams with its highest award, the …

Fashion – What’s in Stores Now Jun 2015 Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now Jun 2015

DAFITI
Latin America’s largest online fasion retailer has launched its own fashion collection, the Dafiti Collection, and signed Brazilian models Alessandra Ambrósio and Marlon Teixera to embody the style of the brand.
The main focus of the …

Design Stars Share Their
Best-Loved Looks
Design Stars Share Their <br />Best-Loved Looks</br>

Tips To Achieve Your Own Superior Interiors!
By Cheryl Alexander
Every design project is as unique as the person who designs it. Each project has its own function, flair and feel. With this in mind, we asked …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Flowers Speak Volumes in Fine Art
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br /> Flowers Speak Volumes in Fine Art</br>

Let Your Collection Blossom

All things botanical have long inspired artists. Many famous artists were also avid gardeners and used their gardens as subject matter. Impressionist painter Claude Monet (French, 1840-1926) and his colleague, Auguste Renoir (French, 1841-1911) tended flower and herb gardens at their famous artist colony of Argenteuil, France in the early 1870s.

It’s All in Store and on the Floor It’s All in Store and on the Floor

See What Trends Are Underfoot From The World
Floor Covering Association
By Leah Gross-Harmon
Whether soft or hard surface, Mother Nature is definitely influencing the future looks of flooring. Especially popular are “weathered” and “worn” looks showing up …

the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher, June 2015 the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher, June 2015

MY FAVORITES:

– Chihuahua Protects Kittens
– Grilled Potatoes
– Peach and Blueberry Greek Yogurt Cake

Prevent What’s Preventable And Immunize – On Time, Every Time Prevent What’s Preventable And Immunize – On Time, Every Time

Parents Need To Be Mindful Of Their Child’s Immunization Status
By Dr. Julie Boom, Director, Infant and Childhood Immunization at Texas Children’s Center for Vaccine Awareness and Research, and Rachel Cunningham, MPH
As children everywhere wrap up …

Radiotherapy After Prostate
Cancer Surgery Declining
Radiotherapy After Prostate <br />Cancer Surgery Declining</br>

Despite Evidence Of Benefit, Study Finds Fewer Patients Receive Radiation Therapy
Despite strong evidence and guidelines supporting its use, post-surgical radiation therapy for prostate cancer patients at risk of recurrence is declining in the United States. …

Cheer the Grad. Honor Dad. Cheer the Grad. Honor Dad.

GALVESTON ISLAND CONVENTION AND
VISITORS BUREAU
The siren song of breaking waves draws visitors to Galveston Island’s beaches generation after generation. Warm breezes and year-round temperate seas complement the city’s rich historic districts, unique attractions, and …