Making Sense of Sofa Styles Making Sense of Sofa Styles

What lies beneath those upholstered cushions?  More than meets the eye!
By Lanie Hightower
Within every home is an essential furniture focal point — the sofa — that often “anchors” the living space. With endless choices on …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Remembering Collectible Cookie Jars
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br>Remembering Collectible Cookie Jars

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.

The Woodlands Mall Hosts Holiday Events The Woodlands Mall Hosts Holiday Events

Entertainment for everyone in the family begins Nov. 2
The Woodlands Mall celebrates the holidays with visits from Santa, pajama parties and more merriment for the season:
• On Saturday, Nov. 2, Radio Disney kicks off the …

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

MY FAVORITE :

Golden Loves Guitar
Wrapped Pears with Vanilla Bean Sauce
Roaster Cabbage Wedges

Back When… A CHURCH HERE, A CHURCH THERE Back When… A CHURCH HERE, A CHURCH THERE

Not surprisingly, the first five denominations to plan for congregations in the new development were already strong in other parts of the county.
By Char Schneider
It’s Sunday. Where should we go to church? In the early …

Taking Her Breath Away: The Rise of COPD in Women Taking Her Breath Away: The Rise of COPD in Women

AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION REPORT REVEALS THAT WOMEN ARE AT GREATER RISK THAN MEN
W omen are 37 percent more likely to have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than men and now account for more than half …

Myths about Diabetes Myths about Diabetes

What you don’t know can hurt you
There are many myths about diabetes that make it difficult for people to believe some of the hard facts — such as diabetes is a serious and potentially deadly …

Woodlands Schools, Sports, Students Nov 2013 Woodlands Schools, Sports, Students Nov 2013

LOCAL BEAR SCOUT SUPPORTS INTERFAITH – Eight-year-old Rafe Kotalik, a local Bear Scout with Pack 777, has a passion for supporting local organizations that do a lot for the community. Rafe, along with the help …

Discoveries Nov 2013 Discoveries Nov 2013

TURQUOISE DRAPE CHANDELIER
“Wow” is the only way to describe this show-stopping chandelier from the Marjorie Skouras Collection. Handcrafted of wrought iron and turquoise and jade finished glass. 22″Dia. x 33″T with 6’L chain. Imported.
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Woodlands Business News Nov 2013 Woodlands Business News Nov 2013

ONE HUGHES LANDING
The Howard Hughes Corporation and its wholly-owned subsidiary, The Woodlands Development Company, announced the opening of One Hughes Landing, the first office building in Hughes Landing, a 66-acre, mixed-use development situated on 200-acre …

FALL OBSESSION FALL OBSESSION

PEANUT BUTTER COOKIE DOUGH CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE
The winning recipe from our “All Things Chocolate” contest features cookie dough balls between layers of rich and velvety smooth chocolate cheesecake batter. Thanks and congrats to Rebecca Brooks for …

WARM UP TO FALL WARM UP TO FALL

Treats to warm you from inside out

Book Reviews Nov 2013 Book Reviews Nov 2013

SEWING SCHOOL 2: LESSONS IN MACHINE SEWING
In Sewing School 2: Lessons in Machine Sewing, authors Amie Petronis Plumley and Andria Lisle reveal the world of machine sewing with the same accessible appeal that kids responded …

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 …

Port and Madeira –
It’s a good time of year for fortified wines
Port and Madeira –</br>It’s a good time of year for fortified wines

It’s a good time of year for fortified wines
By Denman Moody
Author, The Advanced Oenophile
Winter, or what we have of it in Houston, is the prime time to enjoy Port and Madeira. These are fortified wines. As …

NISSAN VERSA NOTE & GMC SIERRA PICKUP NISSAN VERSA NOTE & GMC SIERRA PICKUP

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.

Sprawling, Spacious and Stupendous Sprawling, Spacious and Stupendous

Twelve years ago, the homeowners of this Richmond estate met in Houston and were introduced to each other by mutual friends. They embarked upon their life together though they lived in different Texas cities: he in suburban Katy; she in rural Columbus.

For the Shoe Lover on Your Gift List For the Shoe Lover on Your Gift List

Art & Sole celebrates spectacular fantasy shoes from the Stuart Weitzman Collection
Jane Gershon Weitzman’s book, Art & Sole, features shoes made from highly unique materials — feathers, paper, ceramic, metal, resin, playing cards, corrugated cardboard, …

Tantalizing Texture Tantalizing Texture

Portrait photographer Susan Becker makes her living through the lens, absorbed in her subjects. It’s all about lighting, contrast, composition. Balance. And it’s that same creative intuition that drove perhaps her most compelling project to date, the design of her art-filled New Orleans style shotgun house

Happenings in the Woodlands Oct 2013 Happenings in the Woodlands Oct 2013

EVENTS AT CYNTHIA WOODS MITCHELL PAVILION, BEGINNING OCT 6
The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion’s Hocus Pocus Pops featuring the Houston Symphony will take place Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. with Conductor Robert Franz. The program includes …

Woodlands Schools, Sports, Students Oct 2013 Woodlands Schools, Sports, Students Oct 2013

COOPER OPENS WITH RECORD ENROLLMENT AND EXPANSION –  The John Cooper School began the new school year with the opening of a new two-story addition to the Lower School and record enrollment for the 13th …

Woodlands People and Events with Missy Herndon Oct 2013 Woodlands People and Events with Missy Herndon Oct 2013

Happy Fall! This month we celebrate our Hometown Heroes at The Woodlands Celebration of Excellence Gala. Honorary Chairs Jeff Shipley and Mario Coll along with event chair Jenni Skipper promise a fabulous evening with their …

Around Town Oct 2013 Around Town Oct 2013

HEALTH CHARITIES RECEIVE DONATION FROM WCF. Woodforest Charitable Foundation donated CHARITABLE FOUNDATION DONATED $50,500 TO several charities that are dedicated to health services.  During a “Charity Partnership Breakfast” hosted by the Woodforest Charitable Foundation at …

Woodlands Business News Oct 2013 Woodlands Business News Oct 2013

AMANDA KLOESEL
Amanda Kloesel has been accepted into the Leadership Montgomery County Class of 2014. Kloesel is a senior bookkeeper and office manager at Better Bookkeepers Inc. Her expertise is in bookkeeping, accounts payable and receivable, …