Your Dream List of Things to do This Weekend

See a lineup of ’90s grunge tribute bands, discover the outdoors with fellow nature enthusiasts and tons of exhibits, watch pups perform a choreographed dance number, plan your entire wedding at the Bridal Extravaganza, head to BBVA stadium for a face-off between two Colombian soccer teams, and Read More …

You Lucky Girl! Your Birthstone is a Diamond!

April babies get one of the most popular and most precious gemstones as their birthstone: the diamond. Diamond jewelry is an ideal gift for a loved one born in April. As the gemstone with the highest rating on Moh’s hardness scale, with a score of Read More …

Your Funtime Things to do This Weekend List

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, February 23 to Sunday, February 25, 2018. See celebrities ballroom dance, run a colorful 5K, take an educational cruise down the bayou, celebrate Creole Mardi Gras, jam out to live Read More …

The Mystery Behind The Creation of The Margarita on Margarita Day!

The margarita is often hailed as the quintessential “Mexican” cocktail, but just like cervesa, the origins of the drink are not definitively Mexican. Simply put, no one knows who dreamed up this delicious cocktail – but the stories behind the invention of the margarita are Read More …

Love Is In the Air With This List of Things to Do This Weekend

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, February 9 to Sunday, February 11, 2018.  Chow down on some mudbugs, go shopping for a Valentine’s Day gift, watch monster trucks fly, sip on fine whiskey, run around town Read More …

Do You Know All the Types of Garnet?

Types of Garnet Garnet is a powerful energizing and regenerative stone. It balances, strengthens and protects. While it is one of the most plentiful stones, it has several forms according to its mineral base, and in addition to all the healing and spiritual properties listed Read More …

Some Interesting Facts About Garnets

Garnet is found the world over, and though commonly known to be red, it is in fact found in a variety of colors and chemical formulas, each with its own set of spiritual properties. Legends and folklore place garnet among the most ancient of talismans. Read More …

How to Do Last Minute Christmas Shopping

Scenario: It’s Christmas Eve and you’ve left the Christmas shopping till now. Whatever the reason for your lack of planning, it’s still possible to come up with last minute gift ideas that match your budget and the tiny amount of time left to shop. Take Read More …

Turquoise is Blue, too AND A Rarely Known December Birthstone

Turquoise is one of the world’s most ancient gems. Archaeological excavations revealed that the rulers of ancient Egypt adorned themselves with turquoise jewelry, and Chinese artisans were carving it more than 3,000 years ago. Turquoise is the national gem of Tibet, and has long been Read More …

You Have a Blue Topaz. Now What?

As with all light colored gems, the value of the topaz increases with its intensity of color. Topaz has a definite sky-blue color and is uniform in color, often without overtones. While it is often pale, it can also be bright or sometimes even an Read More …