Capturing Memories Throughout Fort Bend

Name: Mary Favre  Age: Emotionally, Physically and Spiritually = 60+ Profession: Community Volunteer. Current civic and community endeavors include Vice President of the First Colony Community Association, Youth in Philanthropy, Fort Bend Junior Service League Board, Fort Bend Junior Service League...

Permission to Swing Your Swing: Golf Instruction the LPGA Way

Golf swings do not win tournaments; people do. Furthermore, there is no “perfect” swing for everyone. I’m hoping that will be a relief to everyone who reads this column. As a Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) trained instructor, I offer instruction that is very much student-centered. Our...

Love and Courage: A Mother’s Story

By Sharon Hilburn – In 2012, Riki Graves completed her Masters in Health Care Administration, and she and her husband, Chris, a Major in the Texas Army National Guard, and one-year-old son, Ben, moved to Brownwood, Texas. Riki taught LES MILLS BODYPUMP™ and BODYFLOW™ fitness classes at a local gym...

Trends to Try

style! | By Sharon Hilburn – Michael Kors Shoes A woman’s style – whether casual, chic or trendy – is enhanced by her shoes. I love Michael Kors’ products, especially his shoes. Check out this chic and comfortable python print great for enhancing your summer style....

Fun, Delicious Gatherings with PlantEd

A group under the PlantPure Pods network, PlantEd meets once each month to enjoy delicious, plant-based, whole food. Attendees talk about the benefits of eating a plant-based diet to improve health, prevent disease and even reverse chronic diseases. Attendees enjoy potluck dinners, dining out in Fort Bend...

Fresh Finds

Alisa’s Iced Avocado Cream Soup – During the summer months, I try to eat cooler and lighter. I serve things that can be made ahead and pulled out of the refrigerator to be eaten poolside! And my avocado cream soup is just one of many recipes that my crew asks for during the summer. It’s light and...

Gardening for Wellness

The word “gardening” holds different meanings for different people. Some may think of vegetable gardening, farmers and various food crops. Others might recall time spent with grandparents in the “good old days” smelling Grandma’s roses, or some may think of gardening as hard work pulling weeds and...

Fuel the Day

Whether you’re a fitness junkie, busy mom, sleep-deprived student or diehard sweet tooth, peanut butter is an ingredient that sticks for all of life’s moments. With a healthy boost of protein and energy, peanut butter is perfect as an on-the-go snack, fuel for a workout, a reliable family meal or a...

Fresh Finds

By Alisa Murray – Springtime is here, and although we had a rather warm winter, we had best get geared up for a hot summer! I love springtime, because it is when I get everything in my life in its best form. The garden gets as much attention as the treadmill, and by the summer, it’s producing nicely...

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