Layla Grace’s Legacy Layla Grace’s Legacy

You’ve probably heard about her. Little Layla Grace Marsh touched many lives in the Cy-Fair area and beyond, her story reaching nationwide. In May of 2009, at just 18 months old, the youngest of the …

Connecting with Horses Connecting with Horses

Youth relate to these animals in a special way
All The King’s Horses, a nonprofit equestrian outreach organization dedicated to serving vulnerable youth, held its summer camp for boys ages 8 to 17. The camp took …

Creekside YMCA Outdoor Adventure Center Grand Opening Creekside YMCA Outdoor Adventure Center Grand Opening

Families Gather to See Unique World that Allows Kids  and Adults to Reconnect With Nature
Creekside YMCA Outdoor Adven­ture Center, the newest jewel of The Wood­lands, opened its doors for the first time on Saturday, June …

Around Town July 2010 Around Town July 2010

MCUW NOMINATES CRIDER FOR WOMAN OF DISTINCTION. Louise Crider was nominated to receive honors as MCUW’s choice for the Montgomery County Women’s Council of Organizations “Women of Distinction” luncheon. Crider has volunteered for the …

Woodlands Business News July 2010 Woodlands Business News July 2010

The Woodlands Township opened its newest park, Tupelo Park, on June 12 with games, crafts, face painting, kayak demonstrations, informative presentations and an official ribbon cutting.
The park is an 11.5-acre facility with a canoe launch, …

PSA Remains Important Tool for Fighting Cancer PSA Remains Important Tool for Fighting Cancer

Leading funder of prostate cancer research calls for thorough discussion
of options with patients and more funding for discovering better biomarkers
Responding to continued debate over PSA screening, the Prostate Cancer Foundation reiterated its position that PSA …

The Woodlands Hometown Gala Honorary Chairs Announced Hometown Heroes nominations due Aug. 13

Senator Tommy and Marsha Will­iams, community leaders and long-time supporters of Interfaith of The Woodlands, have been named honorary chairs of The Woodlands 2010 Celebration of Excellence Gala, benefiting Interfaith of The Woodlands, according to …

Light up the Garden with Daylilies Light up the Garden with Daylilies

Though each flower lasts but a day, daylilies light up the garden with blooms for many weeks. The common orange and yellow stalwarts have given way to color combinations too numerous to list, and browsing …

“Grate” Burgers Off the Grill “Grate” Burgers Off the Grill

There’s nothing like the “grate” taste of a big, juicy burger hot off the grill during the summer cookout season. It’s no wonder that Americans’ love affair with burgers has been going strong for more …

Summer Hues Summer Hues

Fresh Flowers
Glacee Luxe Handbag from Tous adds distinction to any outfit. www.tous.com

Discoveries Jul 2010 Discoveries  Jul 2010

Blue Outdoor Plates in Two Sizes
The pattern of the 8-inch x 8-inch salad plates can be paired with the color coordinated pattern of the 10-inch x 10-inch dinner plates. The pieces are color coordinated, but …

Easy Elegance Roses Easy Elegance Roses

A tour of the 2010 Easy Elegance® Rose garden showcases these popular, easy-growing roses in all colors and sizes. Zone 9-hardy plants are available at better garden centers across the area. One new variety adaptable …

Mexico Made Easy – Cabo San Lucas Mexico Made Easy – Cabo San Lucas

AllAboutCabo.com and Cabo San Lucas Villas take the guess work out of your getaway
If a trip to Cabo San Lucas is in your future, your first stop should be the online travel magazine, AllAboutCabo.com. It’s …

The Woodlands Used To Be…

The Woodlands used to be a town of about 16,000 residences in 1986. Shortly thereafter, the wooden sign posted on Grogan’s Mill Road that reflected the population numbers had been changed to 18,000, and by …

When Too Much Is Too Much When Too Much Is Too Much

Breast reduction may be the solution you are looking for …
While many women elect to have the size of their breasts enhanced, there are just as many who feel that too much is too much. …

Look Your Best Look Your Best

Are You Beach Body Ready?
Thomas P. McHugh, M.D.
Dr. Thomas McHugh, board-certified plastic surgeon, is among the most sought-after and reputable experts in body contouring surgery in the greater Houston area. One of only 10 …

2010 NKBA Bathroom Design Competition 2010 NKBA Bathroom Design Competition

Trends: What homeowners want in their bath and powder rooms
The number one feature that modern homeowners are requesting when buying or remodeling a home is concealed kitchens, according to the National Kitchen and Bath Association. …

Dazzling Windows – New trends in window shades Dazzling Windows – New trends in window shades

One of the simplest—and most inexpensive—ways to refresh a room’s décor is to update the window treatment. After all, when we enter a room for the first time, our eyes are naturally drawn to the …

Educational Opportunities For Your Child

Carlin Speech Pathology
Carlin Speech Pathology has been focused on the pediatric speech and occupational therapy needs of children in The Woodlands and surrounding communities for more than 15 years. As parents, business owners and long-term …

Book Reviews Jul 2010 Book Reviews Jul 2010

Front Yard Gardens
Front Yard Gardens: Growing More Than Grass, Second Edition is an inspiring treasure-trove of ideas to start and grow a fabulous front yard. Author Liz Primeau explores the history of lawn and our …

Decant It and Let It “Breathe”? The facts might surprise you Decant It and Let It “Breathe”? The facts might surprise you

In May 1977, my late friend Alexis Bespaloff published “A Corking New Wine Theory” in New York Magazine. In blind tastings with Robert Mondavi, Paul Draper of Ridge Winery, Alexis Lichine of Bordeaux Chateau Prieuré-Lichine, …

Mini Cooper & Honda Crosstour Mini Cooper & Honda Crosstour

MINI
When the British Mini car company was purchased by BMW, the car received the full Teutonic engineering treatment. That meant transforming the iconic car from an ultra-light micro vehicle with sliding side windows and 13-inch …