Around Town Dec 2013 Around Town Dec 2013

DAR MEMBERS VOLUNTEER AT “WOUNDED HERO HOME PROGRAMS.” Members of the Heritage Trails DAR chapter and the Tejas DAR chapter were in attendance at the groundbreaking ceremonies that honored Cpl. Raul Olivares, retired U.S. Marine Corp. and …

Fashion
HOLIDAY STATEMENTS
Fashion </br>HOLIDAY STATEMENTS

 
MISSONI
Woven bracelet with knit ribbons and synthetic stones.
missoni.com
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BRING OUT THE BEST SK-II FACIAL TREATMENT ESSENCE
To celebrate a new era of crystal clarity this festive season, SK-II and Swarovski Elements are dressing the iconic Facial Treatment …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Antique Snow Globes
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br>Antique Snow Globes

The history of cookie jars is as diverse and extensive as cookies themselves. Just like nilla wafers, fig newtons, and oreos, cookie jars come in a wide array of shapes, colors, and sizes.

Olympic Gold Medalist in a New Stage: Family Life Olympic Gold Medalist in a New Stage: Family Life

Diver Laura Wilkinson Was Undaunted By The Twists And Turns Of International Adoption
By Tish Willliams
Strong. Not afraid. Hard working. That’s how Olympic Gold Medalist Laura Wilkinson describes what it takes to be a great diver, …

They Call Him “Coach” They Call Him “Coach”

Steve Cribari Teaches Life Skills Along With Golf Skills
By Mike Mead
One of the most recognizable golfers in The Woodlands is Steve Cribari, Head Golf Coach at The Woodlands High School. He came to the area …

Kitchen Winners!
Outstanding kitchens from the 2013 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show
Kitchen Winners! </br>Outstanding kitchens from the 2013 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show

Glass in all its glory—hand-cut, hand-blown and LED-lit — was creatively used by the winning designers in both the Best Kitchen and the Best Bath in the 2013 Design Competition sponsored by the National Kitchen …

the Editor’s Picks … Linda Anderson, editor & publisher Dec 2013 the Editor’s Picks …  Linda Anderson, editor & publisher Dec 2013

MY FAVORITE :

Cute Adorable Kitten Tries to Steal Dog’s Tongue
Zucchini Parmesan Crisps
Festive Spiral Cookies

Back When … IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR! Back When … IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR!

By Char Schneider
Let’s get out the lights and decorations! Where are we going to get the tree? When are all the parties? These are only some of the questions floating around at this time of …

Raising Awareness of Alzheimer’s Raising Awareness of Alzheimer’s

 
As the over-65 population grows, so will the number of Americans dealing with the disease
Alzheimer’s is a disease of the brain. It destroys brain cells, causing problems with memory, thinking and behavior. It is the …

Facelift Fervor Facelift Fervor

 
When injectables and fillers aren’t enough
By Elizabeth Anthony
In just 15 years, the number of cosmetic surgeries has exploded — from 2 million to 9 million — and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports a …

Woodlands Schools, Sports, Students Dec 2013 Woodlands Schools, Sports, Students Dec 2013

 
INTERACT CLUB PARTICIPATES IN INTERFAITH PROJECT – Woodlands Christian Interact Club members participated in the community event “Serving Our Seniors” sponsored by Interfaith Ministries. The students helped a senior citizen with a yard project. Amy …

Discoveries Dec 2013 Discoveries Dec 2013

HEADPHONES BY HAMMACHER SCHLEMMER
These wireless TV headphones earned The Best rating from the Hammacher Schlemmer Institute because they had unmatched sound quality and superior range. Panelists lauded The Best TV Headphones for having “the best …

Woodlands Business News Dec 2013 Woodlands Business News Dec 2013

‹SUSAN DWORACZYK
Susan Dworaczyk, a Middle/Upper School French teacher at The John Cooper School, began her three-year term as president of the Texas Foreign Language Association (TFLA) in November. She is a seasoned teacher with more …

Brighten the Holidays with Amaryllis Brighten the Holidays with Amaryllis

They are easy to grow indoors and outdoors
Winter is not the season most often associated with growing flamboyant flowers – unless the subject happens to be amaryllis. With large tropical flowers that rival anything the …

Book Reviews Dec 2013 Book Reviews Dec 2013

CHAIRS: 1,000 MASTERPIECES OF MODERN DESIGN
Chairs: 1,000 Masterpieces of Modern Design – 1800 to the Present Day by Charlotte and Peter Fiell is a unique source for interior specialists, collectors,  set designers and more. The …

The Cliffs of the Carolinas The Cliffs of the Carolinas

By Bill Anderson
with Cheryl Alexander
Whether you enjoy being close to the water, up in the mountains or part of vibrant city life, The Cliffs — an extraordinary collection of resort communities straddling North and South …

Excellent Wines to Enjoy Now
Red, white or sparkling, something for all
Excellent Wines to Enjoy Now </br>Red, white or sparkling, something for all

By Denman Moody
TheAdvancedOenophile.com
Here are some suggestions for excellent wines that you don’t have to wait years to enjoy.
 
Sparkling
J Vineyards and Winery J Cuvée 20 Brut Sonoma County — Different vineyard lots were fermented and kept …

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2013 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2013

THE STEEL HORSE
The Steel Horse is Old Town Spring’s upscale baby boutique offering name brand children’s items as well as handcrafted unique gifts you’re sure to love! They also specialize in custom wooden engraved signs, …

Mini Cooper – Chevrolet Impala Mini Cooper – Chevrolet Impala

This Nissan’sAround View Monitor has cameras on all four sides of the car and gives you a 360- degree view of your space.

The GM Sierra Pickupsits much lower yet retains truck level ground clearance and the wheels have abundant vertical travel in the wheel wells.

Happenings in the Woodlands Nov 2013 Happenings in the Woodlands Nov 2013

CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL AT CYNTHIA WOODS MITCHELL PAVILION  – BEGINNING NOV 9
The18th Annual Children’s Festival, presented by ExxonMobil, will be held at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion on Nov. 9-10. Kids are in for the time of …

Houston Couple’s Product to be Distributed Across Texas Houston Couple’s Product to be Distributed Across Texas

SPIRITS ARE HIGH OVER IZKALI TEQUILA
By Judy Latta
Several years ago, Fort Bend County resident and Monterrey, Mexico native Ignacio Flores recognized a deficiency in the Houston tequila market. Premium tequila was available to consumers if …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Abbey & Corwin
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br> Abbey & Corwin

photography by Chris Bailey
Sweethearts Abbey Matteson and Corwin Ames met through mutual friends. Their budding romance was complicated by long distance, but they navigated college and careers… and celebrated with the wedding of their dreams!
FIRST …