Woodlands Business News August 2010 Woodlands Business News August 2010

Vince Calicchia was honored by the United States Small Business Administration as the 2010 Houston District Small Business Financial Services Champion of the Year at the Texas Small Business Week Awards Luncheon in June. Calicchia …

Scots-Irish in Montgomery County, Texas Scots-Irish in Montgomery County, Texas

Celtic immigrants from Scotland who sojourned in Northern Ireland for more than a century and known as the Ulster Scots or Scots-Irish, were some of the first settlers to inhabit early Texas under Spanish and …

More Than Just Dogs and Parks More Than Just Dogs and Parks

Spencer, the black lab, has a new home, and The Woodlands Dog Park Club has new funding to help other dogs like Spencer.
Gifts of $25,000 from The McCullough Foundation and $10,000 from U.S. Development Group …

Practical Meets Pretty Practical Meets Pretty

Container gardening is a great alternative for people who don’t have the time or space for a full garden or flower bed. Often, however, container gardeners may feel they have to choose between beauty and …

Sports and Fitness Injuries Sports and Fitness Injuries

While exercise is wonderful for health, people who exercise do run the risk of injury.
Although exercise rarely triggers serious heart problems, they must be the first concern for everyone who works out. To protect yourself, …

Five Creative Tips for Packing Healthier School Lunches Five Creative Tips for Packing Healthier School Lunches

It’s that time of year again: back-to-school season. Amidst the jam-packed schedule of a child’s school day, it’s nice to know there is one area where parents make a difference—lunchtime.
The mission is to create a …

Go Bananas! Go Bananas!

Bananas aren’t just for breakfast or lunch anymore. By grilling this popular fruit, you can add a whole new flavor dimension to a dinner­time recipe and turn a basic dessert into something wow.
Adding bananas to …

Top Five Reasons Your Skin Needs You to Stop Smoking Now Top Five Reasons Your Skin Needs You to Stop Smoking Now

Top Five Reasons Your Skin Needs You to Stop Smoking Now
Body’s largest organ takes major impact
While most Americans are keenly aware of the potentially deadly health consequences of cigarette smoking on the heart and lungs, …

Fresh Ways to Enjoy Fresh Veggies Fresh Ways to Enjoy Fresh Veggies

Vegetables are an ideal canvas for a vast palette of sunny and internationally-inspired flavors, including fresh citrus juice, spices such as garlic and ginger, fresh herbs and pantry staples, like soy sauce and Swanson broth …

Fashion The Latest Trends Aug 2011 Fashion The Latest Trends Aug 2011

Heart & Stone Custom Jewelry
Made from 100 percent recycled silver, each piece is custom designed to the buyer’s specifications. Just go to the Web site and build your own custom piece with birthstone charms, names, …

Discoveries Aug 2010 Discoveries Aug 2010

Pedestal Round Table
Restoration Hardware’s handsomely distressed table is crafted of substantial pine timbers and supported by a hand-turned pedestal leg. From 100-year-old buildings in Great Britain. www.restorationhardware.com
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Combination Machine
This all-in-one machine from DeLonghi brews coffee and …

Beyond Brushing Beyond Brushing

Responsible oral health care goes beyond brushing to include the state of your gums, which are actually tissues that receive and transmit blood back to the heart. Any bacteria in your mouth may find its …

Thinking of Remodeling? Start with the Windows Thinking of Remodeling? Start with the Windows

Replacing older windows can increase a home’s resale value
Now that summer is winding down and the days will be getting cooler, this might be a good time to tackle that home improvement project you’ve been …

It’s A Red Story. And blue and green, grey and orange, purple too! It’s A Red Story. And blue and green, grey and orange, purple too!

More and more celebrity de­signers are entering the home interiors market with their own brands of fabrics, furniture and accessories, so don’t be surprised this fall to see home interior and clothing fabrics drawing inspiration …

Book Reviews Aug 2010 Book Reviews Aug 2010

If He’s Not the One, Who Is?
In this wake-up-and-smell-the-coffee break-up book, women will get the jolt needed to move on and find their real Mr. Right. By first examining the mistakes of past failed relationships …

Bear Mountain Bear Mountain

On the sunny southern tip of Vancouver Island sits the historic Cana­dian capital city of Victoria, British Colum­bia, consistently one of Condé Nast Traveler’s most livable places. Truly, the place is fantastic due to its …

Dr. Revana, Wine and Racing Dr. Revana, Wine and Racing

How did a Houston cardiologist with a passion for wine propel himself into the perfect Napa Valley winery setup? It certainly wasn ’t all planned, and much of it was simply good fortune.
After finding a …

BMW 750Li and Toyota Sienna BMW 750Li and Toyota Sienna

BMW 750Li
The 7 series is well and truly the flagship of the BMW marque. This large sedan is offered in many iterations ranging from the “base” 740i with a starting MSRP of only $77,000 to …

Designing Duo – Husband and wife design team create the space of their dreams—their home Designing Duo – Husband and wife design team create the space of their dreams—their home

Craig Smith and wife, Amy, weren’t looking to purchase a new home, but there it was, a two-story vision in East Shore, reminiscent of the grand homes you’d find in the New Orleans Garden District. …

Happenings in the Woodlands July 2010 Happenings in the Woodlands  July 2010

RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM &
BAILEY PRESENTS ZING, ZANG, ZOOM
The mystery of magic and the mastery of skill will leave audiences spellbound as Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents Zing, Zang, Zoom, a mind-blowing circus …

Woodlands People and Events with Missy Herndon July 2010 Woodlands People and Events with Missy Herndon July 2010

Missy Herndon reports on parties, luncheons, galas, soirees, and socials in The Woodlands! This month…
-“Crush Out” Autism Fundraiser
-Fleming’s Ultimate Girl’s Night Out
-Junior League’s Annual Dinner
-Texans for Rick Perry

Woodlands Schools, Sports, Students July 2010 Woodlands Schools, Sports, Students July 2010

TWHS Theatre Nominated for Tommy Tune Awards –

Little Shop of Horrors, The Woodlands High School Theatre’s musical and entry in the Theatre Under the Stars’ Tommy Tune Awards, garnered four nominations this year: Best Choreography by …