Houston Helps after Hurricane Harvey!
Houston and much of Texas were hit hard by Hurricane Harvey. There is millions and millions of dollars of damage throughout Texas. But, in true Texas spirit, everyone is coming together to help each other and lend a hand (or a boat) when needed! The need is great, but we know that the spirit of […]
What are the most popular Houston beaches?
The school year may be close to starting up, but that doesn’t mean beach season is over. And fortunately, you don’t need to trade in your jet skis for schoolbooks — you can still have both. While it may be time in the northern states to start putting on layers of clothing, the beaches near Houston boast magnificent weather […]
Folklore Makes for Tasting Dining at Baba Yega
Once Upon a Time, there was an old witch called Baba Yaga who lived in the forest on a house that stood on chicken legs. She flew in a mortar and wielded a pestle and was protector of the forests’ wildlife. In Montrose, Baba Yega lent her name to the café in 1975 and, while it doesn’t […]
Spring Branch, Where Residents Never Seem to Leave
Spring Branch – a Great Family Community! I grew up in Spring Branch, and my parents still live there. The suburb we lived in is quiet, sunny and close to the freeway. I could bike to the corner store to get sour patch straws; I could go to midnight movie premieres at the Marquee. If […]
5 ways Houston people make the most of the traffic
Sitting in bad traffic used to be my least favorite part about living in Houston. Now it’s one of my favorite times of the day. After months of feeling stressed from my commute, I decided to make the most of my car time and was pleasantly surprised by the results. What was once a source […]
Moving to Houston be ready for winter weather.
Since we are now in the middle of winter – by request we are reposting this blog! Houston is HOT HOT HOT – alive with culture, fun, and good Southern hospitality! But, we also do have a winter! Although mild compared to much of the country, we want all of our readers to be safe […]
Houston Area Parks
Houston is such a sprawling city with busy highways and an amazing downtown, that it can be easy to forget about the great park system. When you need to get out and enjoy a bit of nature, the City of Houston has a webpage set up to help you find the perfect outdoor spot for […]
Grand Parkway Gallery Furniture
A True Family Destination Making the most of your weekend is easy with a visit to Gallery Furniture Grand Parkway! Featuring over 100,000 sq. ft. of showroom space with stunning architecture, the largest of Jim “Mattress Mack” Mcingvale’s Houston stores brings a wide range of furniture and home decor options to the Katy and Richmond […]
Find A Family-Friendly Neighborhood For Your Next Home
When you buy a home, you want all the best things for your family: parks, schools, neighborhood families and more. However, with so many Houston neighborhoods to choose from, how do you know which is right for you? Houston is a big city, so we will narrow it down to a few top areas to […]
Take to The ICE at Discovery Green this Winter!
Once again this Winter, the ICE is open at Discovery Green! The park’s model boat basin is drained, and recycled water from Kinder Lake is brought in to transform the space into the largest outdoor ice rink in the Southwest! In the shadow of the skyline, even the littlest Houstonians can enjoy ice skating. And […]