Jingle Jangle or Jingle Tangle?

By Patti Parish-Kaminski, Publisher – I am a staunch admirer of talent in virtually any form or fashion. And yes, it’s likely because I really don’t have any talent to speak of, so I appreciate the talent I see on a daily basis. Perhaps one of the most coveted talents – in my mind – is the...

Gingerbread: Safe, Affordable Quality Early Childhood Education in Fort Bend County

2020 was a year of many changes and uncertainty, however with the dawning of a New Year, the one thing that hasn’t changed is the safety and quality of the educational programs provided by the Gingerbread Kids Academy, the Gingerbread House Learning Center, and the Gingerbread After-School programs at...

8th Annual FOCUS FAVS Readers’ Choice of Fort Bend’s Favorites

This fall, we invited readers to our website to take an online survey to tell us who their Fort Bend Favs are in nine different categories: • FOOD • ENTERTAINMENT • PET SERVICES • AUTO SERVICES • SHOPPING • • SCHOOLS • HEALTHCARE SERVICES  • HOME IMPROVEMENT • PROFESSIONAL...

Child Advocates of Fort Bend Announces 2020 Christmas Home Tour Plans

“Twenty-nine years ago, a group of volunteers, many of whom are still involved, opened their homes, decorated them for Christmas, baked some cookies and charged admission in an effort to keep Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s (CAFB) doors open,” stated Lisa Moore, Child Advocates of Fort Bend Development...

Libraries Host Online Kwanzaa Dance Performance

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will host an online dance-theater production of “The Story of Kwanzaa,” featuring talented performers from Dance Afrikana, on Saturday, December 19th. A link to the video performance will be posted at www.fortbend.lib.tx.us. Led by an African griot (storyteller), this...

Living the Sweet Life: A Completed Study of Aristotle’s 12 Virtue’s ~Truthfulness

This year marks my 15th anniversary writing my column Living the Sweet Life. This year also marks my 50th birthday. As a way of reflection and remembrance, this year’s Sweet Life will be a continuous study of Aristotle’s 12 Virtues and how they are applied to my life. As we have seen throughout this...

Sugar Land Rolls Out ‘Tis the Season for Sweet Cash Holiday Shopping Incentives

‘Tis the Season ‘Tis the Season for Sweet Cash launched November 11th for Sugar Land’s holiday shopping season, bringing back the popular program with a festive twist and simplified features to continue supporting local businesses and frontline workers who have been impacted by COVID-19. The...

Ronaventure: A Frugal Foray

By Patti Parish-Kaminski, Publisher – COVID has clipped all of our proverbial wings when it comes to travel. So, you can imagine how excited I was when Tim Kaminski suggested we take a trip for his birthday! Of course, traveling is different now, so he put some stringent parameters in place. And yes,...

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