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
If you work in a corporate environment, chances are you or some of your coworkers occasionally get to attend retreats, off-sites or team-building events. But if you’re lucky, it’s not just about sitting around a conference table and having a meeting. Instead, you get to experience something new and fun while connecting with your coworkers.
October is a great month for Houston sports fans. It’s the time of year when baseball, football, basketball and soccer are all happening at the same time, and Houston has professional teams for each of those sports. Houston Astros The defending World Series champions, the Houston Astros, began the current Major League Baseball season on
If you have an important client coming to Houston, then it is important that you do your best to make sure that he is as comfortable as possible. There are several ways that you can make his trip enjoyable, and you need to make sure that you provide a favorable impression of your company. Here
If you’re itching for a road trip and love shopping for antiques, farmhouse-inspired finds or shabby chic home goods, we have the spot for you. From vintage collectibles, jewelry, apparel, home decor, furniture, architectural and industrial salvaged items, guns, antiques and so much more, the Round Top and Warrenton Texas Antique Shows are the place
It may feel like summer for a few more weeks (or even months because after all, this is Houston). But autumn is nearly here. Tomorrow, Sept. 22, is the Fall Equinox. And while typical fall activities like brilliant fall foliage and cold weather may not happen in our great city, there’s still football, fall decorations
Houston is a long way from Hollywood, but it has been a great place over the years for filming movies. Did you know all the films were shot in Houston? Urban Cowboy (1980) This iconic and volatile love story between cowboy Bud and cowgirl Sissy was filmed in Pasadena, where the action centers around Gilley’s
It can be difficult to plan birthday parties, especially when you feel as though you have to outdo every other parent on the block. However, when you get creative and put a new twist on an old idea, you are sure to have a birthday party that your child and all of his friends will
Imagine you’re driving home to Spring after a relaxing and enjoyable long weekend in San Antonio. You’re making good time when you decide to check the map on your phone or GPS. Suddenly, you realized I-10 is a thick, angry red line to indicate all the cars just sitting on the interstate. How can you
As the unofficial last day of summer, Labor Day marks the end of lazy afternoons at the beach, delicious family barbecues, and warm nights out on the patio. But it’s not over yet! We have one final three-day weekend to bid farewell to summer in style. When it comes to celebrations, Houston is the place
Cities big and small have had murals on the side of buildings for years and years. Local artists paint advertisements, personal masterpieces and encouraging words for all to see. But Instagram and other social media outlets have made vibrant street art all the rage, with folks hunting them down to take cooler, more colorful photos.
For many families, school is back in session! And while each new school year will bring different challenges, keeping a consistent schedule can provide your kids with structure. A good routine gives your children the ability to learn vital skills, such as how to set priorities, meet deadlines, gain independence and cultivate habits of self-care.
As the spring semester ends, most college students cannot wait to leave the campus and go home for the summer. The summer passes by quickly, though, and the arrival of the new fall semester may catch some off guard. When they return to campus in the fall, some students may actually feel a little depressed