Presidents Day Origins

Presidents’ Day is an American holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. Originally established in 1885 in recognition of President George Washington, it is still officially called “Washington’s Birthday” by the federal government. Traditionally celebrated on February 22—Washington’s actual day of birth—the holiday became Read More …

Luxury Fact of the Day

On January 25, 1905, at the Premier Mine in Pretoria, South Africa, a 3,106-carat diamond is discovered during a routine inspection by the mine’s superintendent. Weighing 1.33 pounds, and christened the “Cullinan,” it was the largest diamond ever found. Frederick Wells was 18 feet below 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 …

What You Should Know About Veteran’s Day

Veterans Day is a U.S. legal holiday dedicated to American veterans of all wars. In 1918, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, was declared between the Allied nations and Germany in World Read More …

Your List Of Things to do This Weekend

Pack your weekend with games, festivals, beer and wine tastings, a trip to the theater, Halloween events, movie screenings, concerts, fundraisers and more. Stop by first for some extra money before heading out. Things to Do All Weekend The Secret Garden at the Hobby Center Read More …

Father’s Day Freebies

Celebrate Father’s Day with these free and discounted offers and gift card deals including PDQ, Hooters, TCBY, Carrabba’s, Outback Steakhouse, Papa John’s, Ruby Tuesday and many more! Spaghetti Warehouse: Dads can choose from 15-layer lasagna or spaghetti and meatballs as a free entrée when dining 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 …

The First Amendment is Vital

How invested are you in the outcome of all of the testimony that’s taking place on Capitol Hill? It would appear that everyone in the media wants to make sure that you can see it anywhere and everywhere possible. Not sure how you feel about Read More …