The Thanksgiving Story

Most stories of Thanksgiving history start with the harvest celebration of the pilgrims and the Native Americans that took place in the autumn of 1621. Although they did have a three-day feast in celebration of a good harvest, and the local natives did participate, this “first Read More …

Find Your Weekend Fun Ideas Here!

Texas Fall is in full swing, and we’ve got some of the best events to fill your weekend. Check out the International Quilt Festival, get in full costume and enter the village gates of the Texas Renaissance Festival, learn how to make festive infused alcohol, Read More …

A Different Kind What to do This Weekend

Get out, do good, make a difference, and let your hair down during a very-different-than-expected Labor Day Weekend in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Our completely revised, up-to-date Labor Day Houston Weekend Guide is here, Friday, September 1 through Labor Day, Monday, September 4, 2017. Read More …

Happy Birthday, America?

4th Of July Not REALLY America’s Birthday! The 4th of July isn’t really America’s birthday. That’s right, the 2nd of July is America’s actual birthday. So, America is really two days older than she says she is. How could this be? During the American Revolution, Read More …

Here are Some Last Minute Fourth of July Party Food Ideas

Fourth of July caught me a bit unaware this summer! Not that the date has changed, but I’ve been so busy working that it just dawned on me that it’s tomorrow! UGH!! I have no one to blame but myself. So, it makes me hyper-aware Read More …

Why We Celebrate the 4th of July

This weekend kicks off the celebration of our country’s independence from England in July of 1776. As many of us are out there barbecuing and shooting off fireworks, it makes me wonder just how many people know why the founding fathers of our young nation Read More …

Some Star Spangled Outing Ideas

Salute the stars this 4th of July Weekend with our list of top family-friendly events around Greater Houston from Saturday, July 1 to Tuesday, July 4, 2017.  Learn about our country’s history, watch an outdoor concert or marvel at beautiful fireworks displays at these events kids Read More …

History of Father’s Day

Betcha didn’t know that Father’s Day traces its roots to 1908 and 1910? Enjoy a short Father’s Day history lesson! Father’s Day is always celebrated on the third Sunday in June every year. FATHER’S DAY HISTORY Like Mother’s Day, Father’s Day has a history that goes beyond greeting cards. The Read More …

I’m Getting Married!

Dear Dad, I am coming home to get married soon, so get your check book out. I’m in love with a boy who is far away from me. As you know, I am in Australia and he lives in Scotland. We met on a dating Read More …

Plan Your Weekend Today

Saturday, June 10, 2017 A Step Forward for Hispanic Women 5K in Memorial – Walk or run this 5k that benefits Wellness for Growth, a foundation that empowers underprivileged Hispanic women through wellness and skills education. Registration starts at $15. 6:15am. Galveston Pride Beach Bash | FREE – Celebrate Read More …