Get Your Style On by Shopping Local

As summer fashion fades into fall, local boutiques are readying their showrooms with the latest styles of the season. This month we’re featuring fashionable designs from Anything Bling Boutique and Haute Suburban Mess, A Mearle Norman Boutique. 

Entertain in Style Inside a Sunset Harbor Home

Entertain in style inside your own wine grotto, cozy up next to a gas-log fireplace, or shower your pet with love inside your very own in-home pet spa. 

Ruth Pataine Creates Earth-Inspired, Wearable Art

Each piece of jewelry in Michelle Becker's studio is a creative work of art. Some pieces are hammered or textured by hand while others contain opal or turquoise stones she carefully sourced from faraway lands. 

Helping Girls Feel Like Princesses

Inside a formal dress boutique the size of a warehouse, girls chat excitedly with personal shoppers known simply as fairy godmothers. Together the girls and their godmothers navigate aisles brimming with glittery gowns and dazzling accessories in search of a prom dress.

Meet Local Therapy Animals

 Name: Tarzan  Age: 19  Carson was 12 years old and on her fourth round of chemotherapy when she arrived at Paloma Trails for a playdate with a unicorn. She was sick from treatments, anxiety-ridden and had lost all her hair. Her mother, Brittany Cox, discovered the stable online and wanted her daughter to just give it a try.

Take a Last-Minute Staycation

Alley Leto is a mom of three who knows a thing or two about traveling with kids. When planning a family vacation, she considers things like travel time, kid entertainment options and amenities. 

Summertime Just Got Sweeter

Walking into Cypress Sweets candy shop is a treat in itself. The brightly lit shop is tidy and colorful. Shelves laden with vibrant taffy liven up an entire wall. A colorful balloon sculpture greets customers at the doorway, and a human-sized gumball machine draws smiles from adults just as much as kids. 

Making Sure No Child Goes Hungry

Hundreds of area students rely on their school campus for regular daily meals. And for many, when school ends for the week, so does their daily food supply. 

Shake Up the Summer

 Explore These Unique Entertaining Kid Hot Spots Before Summer's End  Chase away summertime boredom by heading to one of these entertaining kid hangouts. Each offers a way for kids to stretch their minds and bodies while soaking up the last few days of freedom.  USA Ninja Challenge Katy 

Living Texas Ranch History

Take a short drive and travel back in time at George Ranch Historical Park in Fort Bend County. 

Life Lessons

Cypress Businessmen Share Words of Wisdom

The Art of Beer

It’s hard to see one of Josh Olalde’s beer photos and not be aroused. Some of his best-known works—chaotic portraits of beer foaming, spewing or being splashed into wet pint glasses—look like carefully crafted accidents turned high art.