How Can You Tell if Silver Items Are Real or Plated?

If you have been wondering if that old tea set or silverware set is possibly worth a fortune, you’re not alone. Here are some ways to help you figure it out. Sterling or plate? Silver plating was created hundred’s of years ago as an inexpensive 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 …

Why Selling Your Engagement Ring May Be the Way to Go

As Beyonce Says, “Ring Off!” On a day where people are receiving engagement rings, I’m going to talk about getting rid of one. Although the legal dust has settled and you are officially “divorced,” you probably realize that your process is not quite complete. Things Read More …

A List of Things to Learn About Life

Each year, I find myself in awe at how much I have changed, how much I have learned, and how little I know. It’s humbling in the best of ways.   It’s a reminder that many of my day to day certainties are far less Read More …

10 Things You May Not Know About Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) was a Baptist minister and social activist who played a key role in the American civil rights movement from the mid-1950s until his assassination in 1968. Here are 10 surprising facts about the civil rights leader and 1964 Nobel Peace Read More …

The Mystical Powers of Topaz

*The information provided here is for entertainment and reference purposes only. It is based on centuries of folklore, most of which came the birthstones of your loved ones, or your favorite combination of colors about before the age of modern medicine. It is not meant Read More …

I’m So Conflicted Right Now

I’m so conflicted with the flurry of sexual impropriety claims that have been lodged lately. While all victims should be heard, my concern is the assumption that all allegations are true, despite what the accused has to say doesn’t come without serious ramifications. Some have Read More …

11 Habits of Supremely Happy People

We’re always chasing something—be it a promotion, a new car, or a significant other. This leads to the belief that, “When (blank) happens, I’ll finally be happy.” While these major events do make us happy at first, research shows this happiness doesn’t last. A study Read More …

Top 8 Ways to Make Extra Cash This Holiday Season

With holiday shopping on almost everyone’s mind, here are the top 8 ways that you can make some extra #money. 1. Clean out your jewelry boxes. Yes, I will buy even your old and broken #jewelry. If you’re not sure if it’s real, just bring Read More …

Reading Out Loud Will Help You Retain That Much More

It’s a well-known fact that kids learn to read by speaking words aloud, and only later are they able to channel that brain activity into a silent internal monologue. But in terms of what goes on in our brains when we read silently, not much Read More …