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.

This One’s for the Kids

Who gives life to kids cartoons? How does a cartoon go from a sketch on a page to a walking, smiling, laughing unforgettable character? That’s exactly the calling of Robert Paul Jr., a longtime children’s book illustrator, character designer and animator. Robert, along with his wife and fellow artist Danaka Gordon, own and operate SteadFast Entertainment. The media company creates…

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. 

Adventure 290 Scavenger Hunt

 From Chappell Hill to Elgin  As the summer winds down, consider taking a day or weekend trip with the family to discover the unique history of the small communities between Houston and Austin by playing the Adventure 290 Scavenger Hunt. Adventure 290 was created to reward you with prizes as you uncover interesting, historic gems as you enjoy all the Texas country has…

Wow! What a Year!

This issue marks a year of bringing you Cypress Lifestyle! And what a year it’s been! Moving from corporate America to start a small business was a daunting task, but the support and love I received from all of you has made the journey a wonderful experience. Thanks to everyone who came to the launch/anniversary party at Local Table. See the … Continued

August 2019 Around Town

Eagle Scout Projects Benefit CFISD Nature Trails The CFISD Nature Trails, located behind Millsap Elementary School, received Eagle Scout projects from two CFISD students this spring. Cy-Ranch junior Ivan Garcia built and installed new benches for one of the fifth grade stations at the trails, allowing a place for students to gather to discuss what they’ve learned … Continued

Cypress Lifestyle Launch and One-Year Anniversary Celebration

Community residents and businesses gathered at the new Local Table in Bridgeland to celebrate the magazine’s launch and one-year anniversary. Thank you to restaurant owner Shervin Sharifi and his staff for the delicious food and cocktails and to Shelby Kirkes, Grace Marks, Delaney Garner and Taylor McKinney for greeting guests as they arrived. Special thanks to … Continued

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. 

Cy-Fair Women’s Club Disperses Endowments

The Cy-Fair Women's Club donated its proceeds from the 2018 Shop 'til You Drop event to 26 graduating seniors and eight organizations, including Abby's Gift, Cy-Hope, Girls Scouts of San Jacinto, Mission of Yaweh, Boys & Girls Country, Helping Hands Ladies of Cy-Fair and Reach Unlimited.

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