Woodlands Business News April 2011 Woodlands Business News April 2011

Matacha Saul has been elected to the Montgomery County Society of Human Resource Management Board of Directors.
Saul joined MC-SHRM in 2007 and has been an active participant since that time. She will serve as a …

The Story Behind Lake Woodlands The Story Behind Lake Woodlands

Built for both recreation and flood control, Lake Woodlands is the third largest body of water in Montgomery County. The lake covers 203 acres and is one-and-one-half miles long from north to south. From east …

Feats of Clay – Fans of Woodlands Ceramic Artist Andy Sankowski are Fired up About his Pottery Feats of Clay – Fans of Woodlands Ceramic Artist Andy Sankowski are Fired up About his Pottery

 
 
Everything may be bigger in Texas, but ceramic artist Andy Sankowski is cradling his latest artistry in the palm of one hand. It’s made of clay, looks like a crumpled up piece of paper that’s …

2011 Spring Fashion – From Classic to Quirky, an exotic journey of color and style 2011 Spring Fashion – From Classic to Quirky, an exotic journey of color and style

An exotic journey of color and style
Citing exotic destinations like Africa, India, Peru and Turkey as inspiration, fashion designers present intriguing color combinations for spring that transport consumers to foreign lands.
“The colors designers …

Pink Flare Hibiscus Might be too Gaudy for some, but not Texas Pink Flare Hibiscus Might be too Gaudy for some, but not Texas

Pink Flare And Peppermint Flare Varieties Named Superstars
In the mid-1990s, Dr. Sam McFadden of Somerville, Tenn., a well-known plant breeder, developed a hibiscus whose color he didn’t like, one whose gaudiness actually embarrassed him …

Dakota Gold: Texas Superstar Weed-to-Riches Story Dakota Gold: Texas Superstar Weed-to-Riches Story

Dakota Gold helenium had a tough childhood. Cast into life as a common weed, it had to survive abusive Texas summers, frequent and brutal right-of-way mowings, trompings in over-grazed pastures and abandonment in empty lots.
Worse, …

Cut Florals at Peak Season Now Cut Florals at Peak Season Now

Spring is the season for cut and fun, when an abundance of cut tulips, daffodils and hyacinths answers the siren call of spring. Spring bulb flowers are a top seasonal “best bet” at peak availability …

Brighten Plain Mirrors with Frames Brighten Plain Mirrors with Frames

Simple makeovers for existing mirrors can be beautiful, cost effective and environmentally-conscious
I know the scenario. I, too, used to suffer from having plain, drab, “builder grade” mirrors. That is, until I learned that there is …

Almond Paste Cookies Almond Paste Cookies

Little ones will enjoy helping make these colorful cookies
If it’s a tradition in your family to dye eggs and make shaped cookies at Easter, your kids will love helping with these whimsical chicks and bunnies …

Sweet Simplicity Make these tasty, colorful treats in the microwave Sweet Simplicity Make these tasty, colorful treats in the microwave

As much fun as it is to make fancy treats, sometimes simple really is better. This Easter, keep things sweet and simple when it comes to making desserts.

These Easter Egg Treats are a fun twist …

Spring Fashion and accessories Spring Fashion and accessories

TRACY PORTER
Art de vivre vintage cowboy boots are hand cut and hand made in 120-170 steps, vintage aged leather on the entire boot.  tracyporter.com
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TOMMY BAHAMA
Whether you’ve booked a much anticipated vacation to the south of …

Discoveries Apr 2011 Discoveries Apr 2011

Funky Zebra Charger by Diane von Furstenberg
From the newly-launched Diane von Furstenberg Home Collection, this Funky Zebra Charger is part of the tabletop collection. It integrates effortlessly with other DVF home
elements and showcases the …

The Power to Heal The Power to Heal

Cancer remains a leading cause of death in the United States, killing more than a half-million Amer­icans annually.  Globally, about 13 percent of all deaths are due to cancer, according to the World Health Organization …

Flip Flop Your Living Areas Flip Flop Your Living Areas

While Houstonians are outside in the spring weather this month trying to salvage outdoor living areas after an unusually cold winter, more than 80,000 attendees and 2,000 exhibitors representing 106 countries will be indoors in …

Book Reviews Apr 2011 Book Reviews Apr 2011

GROW PLANTS IN POTS
Grow Plants in Pots is an essential guide to growing plants in small spaces —indoors or out. Packed with fascinating facts and practical tips, Grow Plants in Pots, provides expert cultivation advice …

Banff and the Canadian Rockies Banff and the Canadian Rockies

Banff and the Canadian Rockies offer spectacular summer adventures
Few hotels in the world can rival the majesty, hospitality and scenery of The Fairmont Banff Springs hotel, located in the heart of Banff National Park in …

Michael David Winery and the Emergence of Lodi Michael David Winery and the Emergence of Lodi

Until recently, and even now, many enophiles think of Lodi, if at all, as the place where Sutter Home made its White Zinfandel and Robert Mondavi started its Woodbridge line, both of which were commercially …

See The New Hyundai Elantra And The Kia Sorento See The New Hyundai Elantra And The Kia Sorento

HYUNDAI ELANTRA
I’ve always contended that it doesn’t take any more effort to make a good-looking car than a homely one. After all, it’s mostly a matter of stamping metal body panels and the giant presses …

Home Sweet Home Home Sweet Home

Relocating can be a challenge, especially when moving with children. So Jill and Matt Frazier decided to tackle the most important thing when moving from Alden Bridge to their new home in Carlton Woods.
“The priority …

Happenings in the Woodlands March 2011 Happenings in the Woodlands  March 2011

COOPER’S SANDBAR SOIREE
MAR 05
Looking for an exotic escape? The John Cooper School’s 2011 Gala, a “Sandbar Soiree,” will be held on Saturday, March 5,  at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center. This festive …

Woodlands People and Events with Missy Herndon March 2011 Woodlands People and Events with Missy Herndon March 2011

 
As we close another winter season and turn our sights onto the blue skies and warmer weather that awaits us, take a moment to enjoy the beauty of the crisp, delightful moments of today. Spring …

Woodlands Schools, Sports, Students March 2011 Woodlands Schools, Sports, Students March 2011

RCTW JUNIORS LASSO FIRST PLACE IN ERG RODEO – Rowing Club of The Woodlands Juniors kicked off the 2011 regatta season at the indoor rowing machine event called “Erg Rodeo” hosted by Texas Crew in …