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 …

Living the Elusive Dream Living the Elusive Dream

Pro golfer Bobby Gates and his wife Lauren are appreciating the journey 
By Mike Mead
The game of golf has provided The Woodlands residents Lauren and Bobby Gates with experiences that usually take a lifetime’s journey. As …

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

Give thanks. As we quickly fly through the last couple of months of 2013, I hope you will stop and take a moment to give thanks for the bountiful blessings that have been placed within …

Around Town Nov 2013 Around Town Nov 2013

WOODFOREST CHARITABLE FOUNDATION DONATES TO CHARITIES. A group of local charities that share the common mission of helping children were awarded with donations from the Woodforest Charitable Foundation. During a “Charity Partnership Breakfast” hosted by …

Life is Heating Up for Connie Reeves Cooke Life is Heating Up for Connie Reeves Cooke

By Melanie Saxton
The Houston author gets a TV series based on her mystery thriller, Cayman Heat 
Houston native Connie Reeves Cooke graduated from Robert E. Lee High School and later attended Dallas Fashion Merchandising College. Little …

Fashion Nov 2013 Fashion Nov 2013

MICHAEL KORS
Tamara Cross-Strap Pump in black snake-embossed leather. neimanmarcus.com
 
 
OSCAR DE LA RENTA
Geometric Resin Stone Bracelet is comprised of graphic shapes with hand-poured cabochons. oscardelarenta.com
 
 
MEL BOTERI
From the Evatini collection, the assortment of stones come together beautifully …

Decorating Tips for Every Room Decorating Tips for Every Room

Instant changes from accessories to window treatments make a refreshing difference
Decorating spruce-ups do not have to involve a lot of time or expense when you follow these inventive tips from Sally Morse, Director of Creative …

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.
neimanmarcus.com

BILL SOFIELD …

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 …