A Quinceañera is the Hispanic tradition of celebrating a girl’s coming of age on her 15th birthday. The tradition has become a mix of religious customs and a very big party for friends and family members that include great food, music and dancing. The celebration also highlights the virtues of family, God and social responsibility
By the time January hits, it starts to feel like winter has been going on for months. There’s something about January that feels particularly depressing for Houston residents, who are used to sunny skies and warm weather 24/7. Once January starts, the holiday season is officially over. Work resumes, school starts back up, and gorgeous
We know you have many options when it comes to hiring a driver for your transportation needs. App-based companies like Uber and Lyft continue to increase in popularity as a common way to get around these days. But many of these companies have come scrutiny lately, and we believe there are several reasons why a
Looking for and applying for a new job can always be a bit nerve-wracking. But once you actually land an interview, the real test awaits. Even the smartest and most qualified job seekers need to prepare for their job interview. Here are some tips for selling yourself and putting your best foot forward during an interview.
One of the best ways to create a good reputation within the event industry is to consistently earn good feedback from your clients and always be on trend. But don’t waste your time following fads that don’t have a good bang for your buck. Instead, stay up-to-date with what will garner the most interest and
Happy New Year! 2019 is here, and if you’re looking to begin a next chapter, now is the time. Life is full of new beginnings, and it’s never too late to try and restart certain areas aspect of your life. Renewal is a natural and necessary process of shedding old perspectives and focusing on exciting
It’s that time of year again – it’s time to celebrate the close of 2018 and ring in 2019 in high style! In just a few days, you have the perfect occasion to dress like the most twinkly disco ball and dance the night away! Or perhaps you’ll join friends for cocktails and fun conversations?
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