October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Montgomery County Women’s Center Works To Raise Awareness
October is Domestic Violence Aware­ness Month, and the Mont­gomery County Women’s Center is working diligently to raise awareness. Join the Montgomery County Women’s Center and begin the uncomfortable …

Mary Curtis Taylor Takes Home the Gold from Greater Conroe Arts Alliance Mary Curtis Taylor Takes Home the Gold  from Greater Conroe Arts Alliance

2016 Montie Awards Honor Local Arts Advocates
Mary Curtis Taylor had no idea what was in store when she agreed to go with her friends to the Montie Awards held at the Crighton Theatre on Saturday, …

Happenings in The Woodlands October 2016 Happenings in The Woodlands October 2016

THE WOODLANDS CHILDREN’S MUSEUM MAD HATTER TEA PARTY, OCT. 7
The Mad Hatter Tea Party brings “Alice in Wonderland” to life at The Woodlands Children’s Museum. Join the Queen of Hearts and Mad Hatter for child-friendly …

Winter in Whistler Winter in Whistler

Find pristine snow, adventure, culture, nature and leisure in this British Columbian mountain resort
By Noelle Valentine
From its humble beginnings as a fishing lodge in 1914, to being center stage for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kelli and Jordan MEMORABLE WEDDINGS – Kelli and Jordan

Text by Melanie Saxton  |  Wedding photos by  Luis JD Swiger, John David Photography
| Engagement photos by Colin and Christina Dismuke
Kelli Fyke and Jordan Fox met while playing intramural flag football through a Bible study class …

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

It’s Fall! This is a season that just makes me want to be outside. Schedules seem to get busier, the air gets cooler, and the pumpkin spice flavor comes back. Some of my favorite outdoor activities to kick off Fall are camping, bike riding, visiting a pumpkin patch, taking a scenic drive, enjoying football, and even trying some photography.

Around Town October 2016 Around Town October 2016

UNITED STATES DAUGHTERS OF 1812, THOMAS BAY CHAPTER RAISE FUNDS FOR JROTC
Officers of the United States Daughters of 1812 (USD), Thomas Bay Chapter recently met with Conrad Doss, president of the JROTC Foundation. The USD …

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

BECK TURQUOISE AND AMETHYST
Handcrafted using hand-picked faceted amethyst stones paired with a hand-encrusted turquoise with tiny Swarovski crystals.

The Latest Furniture and Decorating Trends The Latest Furniture and Decorating Trends

What’s In Style For Your Home’s Interior – Part I
By Mara Soloway
Just like the fashions we wear, certain furniture and decorative pieces emerge as trends that highlight what is in vogue for the home. Often …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Vintage Scandinavian Design
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori<br> Vintage Scandinavian Design

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.

Treating Breast Cancer Treating Breast Cancer

An Overview Of Options
I f you’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer, your cancer care team will discuss treatment options with you. It’s important that you take time to think about your choices. You will want …

Fact-checking the Myths About Breast Cancer Fact-checking the Myths About Breast Cancer

Common Beliefs That Shouldn’t Be Believed
By Connie Oliver
With the political season heating up as the presidential election draws ever closer, it seems that everything is being fact-checked. Just as we fact-check candidates’ statements to …

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

-Baby Girl Laughing
-Hauntingly Good Halloween Cocktails
-Fall Cabbage Container

Back When … The Lewis Family of Montgomery County Back When … The Lewis Family of Montgomery County

By Frank M. Johnson
Three miles west of the City of Willis is the Lewis Creek Reservoir, which supplies water to the adjacent Lewis Creek Power Plant. The 1,010 surface acres of water cover nearly one-quarter …

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

CISD STUDENTS PLACE IN MINECRAFT WATER CHALLENGE
Five Conroe ISD students placed in the 2016 Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District’s Minecraft Water Challenge. The challenge focused on three main objectives: build something in Minecraft that shows …

Discoveries October 2016 Discoveries October 2016

2016 EDITION POLISH POTTERY JACK-O’-LANTERN
In the village of Boleslawiec, Poland Uno Alla Volta works with artisans to ensure an exclusive Halloween design on this Polish stoneware Jack-O’-Lantern. Using the traditional folk art method, Halloween motifs …

The Woodlands Business October 2016 The Woodlands Business October 2016

MONICA MARTINEZ JOINS MHMG THE WOODLANDS
Family medicine physician Monica Martinez, M.D., has joined Memorial Hermann Medical Group The Woodlands.
Martinez graduated from Texas A&M Health Science Center and completed her residency at Memorial Family Medicine …

Why Granite Countertops are Here to Stay Why Granite Countertops are Here to Stay

These Four Reasons Highlight Their Durability And Appeal
By Kathleen M. McCoy
Granite continues to be the preferred choice for kitchen countertops nationwide. According to the NKBA 2014 Kitchen & Bath Style Report, a stunning 91 percent …

Add Some Eye Candy to Your Garden This Fall Add Some Eye Candy to Your Garden This Fall

Plant Bulbs Now That Will Flower In Spring
By Melinda Myers
Shorten the winter season with the help of spring flowering bulbs that you plant in fall. These beauties often provide the first bit of color, fragrance …

Books Reviews October 2016 Books Reviews October 2016

GET PUMPED
Shoes have the power both to fascinate men and women and to crystallize a moment in fashion. In Vogue: The Shoe by Harriet Quick, with a foreword by Alexandra Shulman, editor-in-chief of British Vogue, …

A Civilized Past Time -The Cultural Shift To Drinking Wine During Meals A Civilized Past Time -The Cultural Shift To Drinking Wine During Meals

The Cultural Shift To Drinking Wine During Meals
In the ’60s and early ’70s, wine was plentiful, mostly in the sweet red (Lam­brusco), sweet white (Liebfrau­milch), sweet fizzy (Mateus and Lancers) and jug wines (Almaden …

Acura RLX and Subaru Impreza Acura RLX and Subaru Impreza

Acura RLX| Starting price: $54,000
Acura’s flagship RLX remains both a supremely comfortable and surprisingly athletic vehicle. The model continues development with the addition of a host of safety features, and newer, bigger wheels.
Having a winning …

Legacy, Nostalgia and a Model Train Inspire Mid-Century Remodel Legacy, Nostalgia and a Model Train Inspire Mid-Century Remodel

Adherence To Family Values And Boyhood Dreams Earns Homeowner A Good Brick Award
Glen Rosenbaum has made a name for himself in Houston in a variety of ways. He is a well-known and highly regarded partner …

Star Furniture Introduces its Newest Collection Star Furniture Introduces its Newest Collection

Magnolia Home brings Joanna Gaines’ style sensibilities to a wider audience
Nearly 2,000 fans of Chip and Joanna Gaines greeted the stars of the hit HGTV home makeover show, Fixer Upper, when they appeared at Star …