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 …

Warm Up This Weekend With Some Fun Things to Do

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, January 19 to Sunday, January 21, 2018. Dine out for a good cause at Galveston Restaurant Week, shop directly from jewelry wholesalers, meet the cast of The Sandlot, Read More …

What’s the Deal With a Squirrel’s Tail Anyway

While walking outside in wooded or residential areas, it’s practically impossible to get to not to see a couple squirrels.  While on my way to check the mail I saw some squirrel doing the monkey or something…if you want to see a video of exactly 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 …

A Smashing NYE Calendar of Things to Do This Weekend!

Find the perfect things to do in Houston New Year’s weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, December 29, 2017 to New Year’s Day, Monday, January 1, 2018. Close out your last few days of 2017 with a bang. Cheer your favorite team on 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 …

Panicking Over Christmas Gifts?

Do you think it’s time to panic yet? If you’re finished with your Christmas shopping then congratulations! You’re of the minority of people that have actually finished. As you will surely see this week, millions more are still not finished and the stores will certainly Read More …

Topaz Meaning, Powers and History: Part Four

  Topaz is used to promote good fortune. In fact, it has been said that dreaming of topaz may indicate that good fortune is on its way. These dreams can also suggest love affairs.   Traditions hold that topaz bestowed many benefits upon its wearer. Read More …

Halloween Party for Adults: Spooky Recipes

Who says Halloween is just for kids? We’ve got a Halloween party loaded with spooky recipes featuring grown-up twists: candy apples with brandy, cashew brittle with chiles, chicken with more cloves of garlic than you can even imagine. Use this collection of adult Halloween recipes to Read More …

Tourmaline: October’s Alternative Birthstone, Its Meaning, Powers and History

The Meaning and History of Tourmaline Tourmaline is the alternate birthstone for October, along with the opal. The stone was first discovered by Dutch traders off the West Coast of Italy in the late 1600’s or early 1700’s. The name tourmaline comes from the Sinhalese term “turmali,” which was Read More …