The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other… Wish you all Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas! Stay safe while continuing to enjoy this holiday season! Planning for a holiday trip can either be a lot of fun or a lot of stress.
It’s the time of year to eat, drink and be merry. But of all the festive occasions you attend this month, holiday parties can be the trickiest to navigate, especially if it’s a work-related event. Of course, you want to have fun. But there are certain Dos and Don’ts you might want to abide
With nice weather and days off coming up from school and work, the end of the year is a great time to see live music at a variety of venues in Houston. Local bars, clubs and music halls support a myriad of genres and a wide range of musicians. Here are some of the best
With Thanksgiving now behind us, end-of-year holiday parties are coming up for many employees working in the Houston area. Our region is a major corporate center and headquarters to 23 Fortune 500 companies. Many multinationals and domestic companies, including more than half of the world’s top foreign-based corporations, have offices or warehouses in Houston, so
The holiday season is a busy time for many people. With so much shopping, socializing, cooking and traveling, it can hard to fit in time for much else. But we encourage you to stop and take a look around you – especially at people and places in your community that may need some assistance. Volunteering
With more than a dozen distinct shopping areas, Houston is the style capital of the South. Our great city fulfills all shopping needs, from vintage to high-end designer. And when it comes to Christmas shopping, you should be able to find everything on your various lists easily. Of course, we have all the “big box
It’s never too early to start thinking about this year’s top gadget’s for Christmas. If your loved ones always crave the latest and greatest, here’s a list of what we found to be this year’s must have tech gadgets. Amazon Echo Now Alexa can show you how to do things instead of just telling you.
The holiday season has officially begun and that means it’s time to hit the road to visit friends and family. Holiday travel, though, can be a particularly hectic endeavor. With the possibility of inclement weather, missed airline connections, and the trouble of maintaining the peace during a long car ride, there is no shortage of
On Sunday (and also on Monday as a holiday for federal employees), we honor military veterans. On Veterans Day, we pay tribute to all American veterans and give thanks to living veterans who served our great country honorably during war or peacetime. Back on November 11, 1919, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson issued a message to
Tailgating is about much more than just hanging out together before watching the Texans play. It is about getting together with your friends and fellow fans and building a spirit of camaraderie that will encourage the players once they hit the field. In order to make sure that your tailgating party is the best in
Right now is a very busy time of year for Houston photographers. Many families are making plans – and taking advantage of cooler weather – to take annual family portraits. Many of these pictures take place outdoors and will be used for holiday cards. They will also be blown up and printed to hang on
Some people celebrate Halloween by renting a limo or party bus and hitting downtown wearing their most elaborate costumes. Others will be walking door-to-door with young children and trick-or-treating around their neighborhood. What do these two groups have in common? They will both be on the road and need to be cautious of the people
Many Americans know the battle cry, “Remember the Alamo!” And many Texans — especially native Texans and those who grew up learning Texas history in school — know the names Sam Houston, Davy Crockett, William B. Travis, Jim Bowie and Stephen F. Austin. But do you know about the cannon in Gonzales, the massacre at
Don’t get stuck on the couch watching the same old movies with your partner this weekend! If you’d like to add a little spice back into your love life, why not start by planning an ultimate date night for the two of you? Start your evening off with a chauffeured ride in a sleek romance
June weddings are certainly popular, but in Houston, the cooler temperatures of fall make for the ideal wedding season. Fall in Houston still offers all of the beauty of summer, but with less humidity and heat. Here are five fabulous fall wedding venues available in Houston. The Crystal Ballroom The Rice Hotel, one of Houston’s
A quinceañera is a special celebration that is held for girls of Latin American descent when they turn 15 years old. The event is usually very elaborate, and the preparations are very similar to those for a wedding. It will take time and careful planning to prepare for your quinceañera, but this checklist will make