real estate for sale katy texas: Sometimes being a Realtor is similar to taking Chocolates from a Box - 07/21/13 04:50 AM
Sometimes being a  Realtor is similar to taking Chocolates from a Box  
Many folks may remember a fairly famous movie where the main character said in a often quoted line something to the effect that “Life is like taking a piece of candy from a box of chocolates as you never know what you will get”. Today I found an Email in my inbox that made me think being a Realtor is sometimes just like that fairly famous line from the movie.
 
I received an Email from some folks who live in another state. It starts with them complimenting … (14 comments)

real estate for sale katy texas: Active Rain Meetup in DC was one You Should Have Attended! - 04/12/13 04:04 AM
Active Rain Meetup in DC was one You Should Have Attended.!
 
We are very fortunate as we can fly standby to many places as long as we can get there and back in the time allotted. We were successfully able to go to Washington DC and attend the DC Active Rain Meetup. Pat Kennedy held the Meetup at her home and several AR members attended. The Co-Hosts ( we use to say Co chairpersons) were Pat of course , Cindy Jones and Roy Kelley. Roy had asked my wife Yolanda about attending this meetup and she loves to travel and … (14 comments)

real estate for sale katy texas: Katy Budget Books Holds Used Book Sale Spring 2013 - 04/06/13 04:36 AM
Katy Budget Books Holds Used Book Sale Spring 2013
 
Katy Budget Books has been in business for over 25 years and the owners state the store is a one of its kind community bookstore. Katy Budget Books will hold its semi-annual book sale starting on Thursday April 11, 2013 and it will last until Sunday April 28, 2013.
 
Katy Budget Books is located at 2450 Fry Road, Houston Texas 77084. The store has a Houston Mailing address but this is considered part of the Katy Texas area. Their phone number is 281-578-7770 as I know someone will call me … (8 comments)

real estate for sale katy texas: Katy ISD Hosts Annual Folk Life Festival - 04/02/13 12:24 AM
Katy ISD Hosts Annual Folk Life Festival
 
Katy Independent School District (KISD) is hosting the 28TH annual Folk Life Festival on Saturday April 6, 2013 from 9 AM to 5 PM. The Festival is being held as usual at the district’s Outdoor Learning Center (OLC).
 
Katy ISD Outdoor Learning Center is situated on 35 acres of land which is kept as best as possible in its natural state. All the building blend into the natural setting. The concept is for students to experience life as it was for early Texan’s. The buildings include history and science classrooms … (13 comments)

real estate for sale katy texas: Katy Golfers Rejoice as New Golfsmith Store is now Open - 03/24/13 06:53 AM
 
Katy Golfers Rejoice as New Golfsmith Store is now Open
 
A brand new Golfsmith Store is holding its Grand Opening right here in Katy. The store opened for business on Friday March 22, 2013 and is hosting its grand opening through Sunday March 24, 2013. The new store is located at 1210 Fry Road in the Westgate Marketplace. In my opinion the best way to get to this store is to get off I-10 going west bound at Fry Road and get all the way over to the right. Turn right at the last street before you actually get … (15 comments)

real estate for sale katy texas: Hoping to Improve My Health in Katy Update #2 - 03/23/13 08:33 AM
Hoping to Improve My Health in Katy Update #2
 
Active Rain (AR)  Rainmaker Dr. Stacey-Ann Baugh issued a challenge to the AR members to set a health goal and blog about what the goal is a month later tell everyone how you are doing and a final blog after two months as to how you did during this time to meet your goal. I have set a goal to effectively use my CPAP machine every night  as I suffer from severe Sleep Apnea.
At one stretch of the sleep study conducted so the sleep Doctors knew how severe the issue … (12 comments)

real estate for sale katy texas: Menchie's Frozen Yogurt now Open in Katy - 03/17/13 06:58 AM
Menchie's Frozen Yogurt now Open in Katy
Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt has recently opened two stores in Katy. The first store is located at 6501 S. Fry Road Katy Texas and is in the Whole Foods Grand Lakes Commercial Center. The second is located at 9550 Spring Green Road suite 432 just north of Fry Road. It is always good news when new business opens in the Katy area and certainly will add jobs to the local economy.
The stores serve regular, dairy free and low carb yogurt in numerous different flavors. They also offer fruit, candy and sprinkles for toppings. All of … (14 comments)

real estate for sale katy texas: Food at Jersey Mike's in Katy is Excellent - 03/14/13 04:04 AM
Food at Jersey Mike's in Katy is Excellent
Jersey Mike’s Subs just opened in Katy Texas in the Grand Lakes Commercial Center and I posted a blog about the opening which can be seen here. We tried the food the other night as my wife was out of town on a trip with my step-son. The food was absolutely excellent.
I stopped by on Sunday afternoon and this place was packed with customers and there was nowhere to sit. The parking lot was completely full with folks actually waiting until someone else left. the restaurant next door was essentially empty.


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real estate for sale katy texas: Jersey Mike's Subs now Open in Katy - 03/10/13 06:01 AM
Jersey Mike's Subs now Open in Katy
February 27, 2013 the first Katy Location of Jersey Mike’s Subs opened and is located at 6645 Fry Road, Katy Texas right next door to Smash Burger in the Grand Lakes strip center where Whole Foods is located. This is a Franchise business owned local citizens Bryan Selden and Brent Jones. Their phone number is 832-437-8648.
The Grand Opening was celebrated by selling sandwiches for $1 each and donating the proceeds to the Katy YMCA.




Jersey Mike’s started back in 1954 by the Jersey shore and now has over 750 franchise locations … (11 comments)

real estate for sale katy texas: Our Agent is an Idiot! Can you Please help us but without being paid? - 03/06/13 02:51 AM
Our Agent is an Idiot! Can you Please help us but without being paid?
Unfortunately this situation has happened to me on several occasions here in Katy Texas and at least twice in the last few weeks. There are many different forms of this request or question(s) but essentially the callers or e-mailers or both are asking me for assistance and want the original agent to receive all the commission. These folks want me to work for nothing or just to be available when they need questions to be answered or strategy to be developed. When pressed for why these types … (27 comments)

real estate for sale katy texas: Katy High School Jazz Band Hosts Annual Sentimental Journey - 02/27/13 02:59 AM
Katy High School Jazz Band Hosts Annual Sentimental Journey

The Katy High School Jazz band will host its annual concert on Saturday March 2, 2013 starting at 6 PM titled "Sentimental Journey". The festivities include wonderful music and and food. The program is being held in the High School Commons area. Katy High School is physically located on the corner of Highway 90 and highway 1463 in what we call Old Katy Texas.



Ticket prices right now are $25 per person and $40 for two people and $150 for a special reserved table which will seat 8 folks. Tickets … (10 comments)

real estate for sale katy texas: Striving to Improve My Health in Katy Update #1 - 02/24/13 04:31 AM
Striving to Improve My Health in Katy Update #1
Active Rain (AR)  Rainmaker Dr. Stacey-Ann Baugh issued a challenge to the AR members to set a health goal and blog about what the goal is, a month later tell everyone how you are doing and a final blog after two months as to how you did during this time to meet your goal. I have set a goal to effectively use my CPAP machine every night  as I suffer from severe Sleep Apnea. At one stretch of the sleep study conducted so the sleep Doctors knew how severe the issue are, the … (10 comments)

real estate for sale katy texas: Katy ISD FFA Livestock Show & Rodeo - 02/22/13 02:00 AM
Katy ISD FFA Livestock Show & Rodeo
Katy ISD Future Farmers of America (FFA) are hosting the 70 TH annual livestock show, rodeo and parade starting on Thursday February 21, 2013 and running through Saturday February 23, 2032. Pro Rodeo events will be seen each evening. The Rodeo will be held at the Fairgrounds at interstate I-10 and FM 1463 right next to the Merrell Center. Here is an opportunity to see Pro Rodeo right here in Katy up close and personal. The Rodeo begins each evening at 7:00 P.M.
Katy ISD each year for several years offers one of the only remaining … (13 comments)

real estate for sale katy texas: Out of pocket from Katy Texas - 02/18/13 04:36 AM
Out of pocket from Katy Texas
My wife and I have taken a short trip from our home in Katy Texas to Bastrop Texas. This trip was part of our Valentine’s Day celebration. We love to come here to relax as we stay at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort.  It is always so pretty here and we enjoy taking walks along the golf course and few other activities. We will be back tomorrow as we  both have to get back to work. Below are a few pictures I took on this trip.









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real estate for sale katy texas: Cinco Ranch High School Hosts College Expense Workshop - 02/12/13 05:17 AM
Cinco Ranch High School Hosts College Expense Workshop
On Tuesday February 12, 2013 Mr. Ross Raymond will hold a session at Cinco Ranch High School about how not to pay more for college than you have to. This seminar will start at 7 PM and last until around 8:10 PM and will be held in the School’s library.  

Cinco Ranch High School is located at 23440 Cinco Ranch Blvd Katy Texas. Get off Highway 99 or the Grand Parkway at Cinco Ranch Blvd. Turn right at the light. Cinco Ranch High School is on the right side and LaCenterra is … (10 comments)

real estate for sale katy texas: Several Cardio Classes offered at Mary Jo Peckham Park Katy - 02/10/13 04:24 AM
Several Cardio Classes offered at Mary Jo Peckham Park Katy
Harris County Precinct 3 is offering Harris County residents an opportunity to participate in various exercise classes all centered upon Cardio conditioning. These classes are being held at the Mary Jo Peckham Park which is located at 5597 Gardenia Katy Texas 77493. The park is right next door to the Katy Branch Library and the Katy Dog Park. It is just east of Avenue D and just south of Franz Road in Old Katy.


The class schedule is as follows:
Mondays from 10:30 AM until 11:30 AM - Cardio Muscle Ball
Tuesdays … (8 comments)

real estate for sale katy texas: Great Harvest Bread Recently Opened New Store in Katy - 02/09/13 04:41 AM
Great Harvest Bread Recently Opened New Store in Katy

On Friday February 8, 2013 (yesterday) Great Harvest Bread opened its doors to a brand new store in Katy. This store is locally owned and operated by the Roark family who have lived in the Katy area for the last 15 years. All great harvest stores are locally owned and operated and each is unique in its design. The store is located at 1623 S. Fry Road Katy Texas and is physically between before Kingsland as you head north on Fry Road and after Highland Knolls on the right hand side of the … (6 comments)

real estate for sale katy texas: Preschoolers Story and Social Time at Maud Marks Library Katy - 02/08/13 03:50 AM
Preschoolers Story and Social Time at Maud Marks Library Katy
I have  said this in the past and I will say it again in this post That I really like what the local libraries in both Harris County and Fort Bend County are doing as far as programs which provide value for the local residents. The Maud Smith Marks Branch Library in Katy is offering opportunities for preschoolers to enjoy story time and socializing time with other children. At these early ages socializing with different children and reading stories to the child have been found in numerous research studies to be very … (11 comments)

real estate for sale katy texas: Katy Area Chamber of Commerce Hosts Networking Luncheon - 01/31/13 04:17 AM
 
Katy Area Chamber of Commerce Hosts Networking Lunchoen
 
The Katy Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly networking Luncheon on Friday February 1, 2013 starting at 11 AM. The meeting will be held at the Houston Marriott Energy Corridor hotel located at 16011 Katy Freeway at Park 10 exit. The hotel is on the inbound side feeder road of I-10.

The luncheon cost is $30 per person for members and $40 per person for non-members. Corporate tables are available for $280 for 8 people. Fees have to be paid in advance. If you want additional information … (9 comments)

real estate for sale katy texas: Main Event Entertainment now Open in Katy - 01/29/13 03:50 AM
Main Event Entertainment now Open in Katy

Main Event Entertainment in Katy Texas opened its doors to the public back last spring. The facility is huge inside and has many things to do for children, teens, bored 20 plus generation and adults. Main Event is located at 24401 katy Freeway Katy Texas 77494 and the phone is 281-394-4800. This facility is located in Katy Ranch Crossing and physically just west of the intersection of Highway 99 ( Grand parkway) and I-10 on the inbound feeder road. Some of the internet maps show it being located further west.



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