What is Jade?

“Jade” is a cultural term used for a very durable material that has been fashioned into tools, sculptures, jewelry, gemstones, and other objects for over 5,000 years. It was first used to manufacture ax heads, weapons, and tools for scraping and hammering because of its toughness. 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 …

How Not to Get Scammed By T.V. Ads for Coins

If there is one story from this week that makes my blood boil is from the Houston Chronicle. They reported that a 72-year old woman was duped by the National Collector’s Mint (NCM) into purchasing $1.3 million in alleged rare coins. The elderly woman, like many other elderly Read More …

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 …

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 …

Weekend Thaw Out of Things to Do!

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, January 5 to Sunday, January 7, 2018. Shop for vendors and inspiration at the Bridal Extravaganza, learn how to bullet journal, see superstar Katy Perry perform live, shop Read More …

A Rare Supermoon Happens Tonight

Congratulations, we did it! We’ve made it through a tough year (here’s looking at you, 2017,) and come out on the other side. The world is shining a bit brighter, and not just thanks to the twinkle in our eye we get when it’s a Read More …

The Most Wonderful List of Things to Do This Weekend

Saturday, December 23, 2017 • Home for the Holidays in Old Town Spring – Stroll around Old Town Spring and stop into local businesses and restaurants to get into the holiday spirit. Catch a visit from Santa, strolling performers, live entertainment and more. • Holiday 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 …