Book Reviews December 2016 Book Reviews December 2016

GET CROSS FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Keeping calm for the holidays just got a little easier with the release of The New York Times Keep Merry and Crossword On. St. Martin’s Press, home to the classic New …

Recent Tastings with Folio Partners
and Others
Recent Tastings with Folio Partners <br />and Others

All Listed Wines Highly Recommended
Folio Partners, founded in 2004 by the Michael Mondavi family, is an im­porter of premium wines from family winemakers who share their passion for making great wines (plus their own wines). …

Buick Envision and BMW 3-Series Buick Envision and BMW 3-Series

The Buick Envision is an all-new luxury compact crossover.

The BMW 3-Series includes the 320i, the 328d diesel, the 330i and the most powerful 340i in both 4-door sedan and sport wagon models.

A Texas Farmhouse A Texas Farmhouse

Modern city dwelling honors tradition

Luthier Jim Hewett Crafts Wood into Music Luthier Jim Hewett Crafts Wood into Music

Text by Cheryl Alexander | Photos by Argenio Garza Jr.
When Art, Science and Spirit Become Music
Rosewood, ebony, walnut, mahogany and maple. Mother-of-pearl, ivory, abalone and laquer. Bookmatching, strutting, necks, fingerboards, bridges and saddles.
Such is the …

Connoisseurs for Charity Event Raises $500,000 for Children’s Safe Harbor Connoisseurs for Charity Event Raises $500,000 for Children’s Safe Harbor

Celebrity chefs partnered with Woodforest Charitable Foundation to present culinary extravaganza that also benefited 11 charities
Photography by Ted Washington
It was an evening of epicurean delights as five celebrity chefs partnered with Woodforest Charitable Foundation to …

Greater Houston Builders Association Advocates for its Professional Membership Greater Houston Builders Association Advocates for its Professional Membership

CEO Casey Morgan Brings Her Government Affairs Experience To Her Leadership Role
By Mara Soloway
Even when the national economy is slow, the Houston area economy generally stays robust. Housing is one indicator that reflects how good …

Happenings in The Woodlands November 2016 Happenings in The Woodlands November 2016

Registration Open For 2016 Takeaway Tourettes Charity Golf Tournament, Nov. 7
Golfers are preparing to tee off in teal to support the Tourette Association of America —Texas Chapter during the Takeaway Tourettes Charity Golf Tournament Nov. …

Sanctuary for the Senses Sanctuary for the Senses

Banyan Tree Mayakoba Fuses Asian Hospitality With The Magic Of The Riviera Maya
By Noelle Valentine
Imagine a setting with pristine shores, a warm sun and a soft Caribbean breeze where robust species of plant and animal …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Tori and Logan MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Tori and Logan

Text by Melanie Saxton  |  Photos by Alexander Cross Photography
Victoria “Tori” Bales and Logan Boatner began dating at Atascocita High in and continued while earning their degrees at Sam Houston State University without ever breaking …

Scene in the Woodlands, Whitney Montgomery November 2016 Scene in the Woodlands, Whitney Montgomery November 2016

Dear Readers,

November is my favorite month of the year for so many reasons, but most of all because it’s a time focused on giving thanks. As the last two months of 2016 seem to fly by, I hope you will stop and take a moment to give thanks for the blessings that you have in your life. Whether that is the gift of family, friends, health, community, peace or freedom – nothing is too big or too small to be thankful for.

Around Town November 2016 Around Town November 2016

THE UNITED STATES DAUGHTERS OF 1812, THOMAS BAY CHAPTER WELCOMES JROTC
During the recent meeting of the United States Daughters (USD) of 1812, Thomas Bay chapter, held at the Carriage Inn in Conroe, area JROTC …

Fashion – What’s in Stores Now – November 2016 Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now – November 2016

GUCCI
Part of the cult ‘Dionysus’ family, Gucci’s butter-soft blue suede shoulder bag is constructed like a wallet, with card and bill slots and a zipped compartment.

The Latest Furniture and Decorating Trends Part 2 The Latest Furniture and Decorating Trends Part 2

What’s In Style For Your Home’s Interior – Part 2
By Mara Soloway
Just like the fashions we wear, home furnishings have new styles and trends. They start gaining notice and ultimately build momentum as trade show …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Tailgating with Vintage Flair
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br> Tailgating with Vintage Flair

Scandinavian design focuses on the lifestyle choices of those living in the lovely regions of Northern Europe. In Norway, Denmark, Finland and Sweden, furniture must be thrifty in cost, comfortable and related to outdoor living.

Diabetes Myths Diabetes Myths

Learn The Facts About This Serious Disease
There are many myths about diabetes that make it difficult for people to believe some of the hard facts – such as that diabetes is a serious and potentially …

the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher November 2016 the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher November 2016

-Puppy Attempts to Reclaim Bed From Cat
-Fall Bouquets
-Pumpkin Pie Cream Puffs

HISTORICAL – New Caney, Texas HISTORICAL – New Caney, Texas

The annual Texas Sawmill Festival took place Oct. 1 at Bull Sallas Park in New Caney with an estimated 8,000 people in attendance. The festival pays homage to days past when New Caney and East …

Local Teens Earn Gold Awards Local Teens Earn Gold Awards

Megan Alam and Caroline Dimpel accomplish Girl Scouts’ highest honor
Two local teens recently earned the Girl Scout Gold Award. The award recognizes girls in grades 9 through 12 who demonstrate extraordinary leadership through sustainable …

Woodlands Schools, Sports,
Students November 2016
Woodlands Schools, Sports, <br />Students November 2016

CURE AND WATTERSON NAMED 2016 HOMECOMING KING AND QUEEN
The Woodlands Christian Academy announced its 2016 Home­coming King and Queen on Sept. 23. Seniors David Cure and Hailey Watterson were crowned during the halftime ceremony of …

Discoveries November 2016 Discoveries November 2016

DIMENSIONAL FISH ART
Who needs an aquarium? Create your own natural habitat with this Fish Wall Decor. You won’t need to fish for compliments—these Silver Fish will generate a tidal wave of admiration. Available in …