11 New Year’s Eve Party Ideas Without Breaking the Bank

By Maggie Edd – Picture a great New Year’s Eve party at your home with all of your friends – sparkling decorations and candles all about. Your guests take hilarious photos, dance with loud, crazy noisemakers and enjoy a selection of appetizers. When the clock strikes 12, you toast with champagne...

New Year, New You! 20 Tips to a Healthy Lifestyle

By Sharon Hilburn – It’s the New Year, and each of us would love to miraculously be the best we can be, but it takes more than a twitch of the nose like Bewitched. However, this can be accomplished with thought and perseverance. Many of us desire a change but expect that it takes hours and hours of...

Fresh Finds

By Alisa Murray – Winter is a fabulous time to make butters to moisturize your body, healthy food and some bath goodies that you can make ahead and give as gifts perfect for Valentine’s Day. Alisa’s Peachy Spicy Avocado Toast There are so many varieties of avocado toast popping up in some of my...

5th Annual Focus Favs Readers’ Choice of Fort Bend’s Favorites

In August and September, we invited readers to our website to take an online survey to tell us who their Fort Bend favorites are in eight different categories: FOOD • SHOPPING • ENTERTAINMENT• AUTO SERVICES • HOME IMPROVEMENT • PET SERVICES  • PROFESSIONAL SERVICES • CARE SERVICES  And...

Finding Arianna This Holiday Season

By Alisa Murray – It seems that every time I go out, I see a person I know and the conversation always turns to our recent storm. “How did you fare with Harvey?” my friends ask. I then proceed to tell them all about the week-long ordeal – the snakes, the damage to our home and then comes the...

Being Thankful for Your Teens

TEENAGER Success 101 | By Dr. Rebecca Deurlein – I’ve heard a lot of words associated with parenting teenagers. Exasperating. Frustrating. Confusing. Very rarely do I hear someone exclaim, “I’m SO happy to be raising a teenager right now!” If I do hear it, it’s generally dripping with...

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