A List of Things to Learn About Life

With 2017 coming to an end, every 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 concrete than I think, […]

Topaz Meaning, Powers and History: Part Three

  In Africa, healing rituals with topaz are practiced to establish communion with the realm of the spirit. The Bushmen bring it to their shamanic work both for journeying, working with ancestors, and for healing, treat the stone as a highly sacred one.     Topaz was once was considered one of five elemental substances […]

Topaz Meaning, Powers and History: Part One

The Meaning and History of Topaz Topaz is the birthstone for the month of December, and the stone given in celebration of the 4th and 19th anniversaries of marriage. Topaz is a symbol of love and affection, and has been said to be an aid to one’s sweetness and disposition. The Greeks and Romans greatly […]

Weekend Fun Delivered Right Here

Get your holiday shopping done early, check out local art, see a free movie screening, watch as ice sculptures are carved right before your eyes, cheer loud for the Texans and more. Check below to find great things happening around Houston this weekend. Saturday, November 18, 2017 • Volunteer Workday at Buffalo Bayou Park –Volunteer […]

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 War I, then known as “the Great War.” Commemorated in […]

Don’t Be Bored This Weekend! Here’s Some Fun Things to do!

Saturday, October 7, 2017 ·         Park to Port Bike Ride in Hermann Park – Take off on your bike for a 20-mile round-trip ride along the Bayou Greenway, to the Port of Houston for a party before heading back. Registration starts at $35. 7am. ·         Whole Lotta Yoga Houston at Levy Park – Stop by Levy Park with your […]

Fun Things to During the Autumn Months

Fall is upon us, and in the Houston area, the change of seasons and cooler weather is highly anticipated. With more moderate temperatures, outdoor activities are ideal; and southeastern Texas offers many options for families that want to get away and experience something new. Natural attractions, amusement parks and other entertainment are often very affordable […]

Harvey Related Things to do This Weekend

So many of out fellow neighbors are still struggling from what Harvey left behind. Take advantage of the last few days of Houston Restaurant Weeks, keep giving back to those in need at Harvey relief events, learn how to cook, catch your favorite artists in concert and more. Have a fantastic weekend! Saturday, September 30, 2017 ·         […]

Reality and Myths About Investing in Gold

For a few years now, the public hasn’t focused much on gold prices. However, the recent sabre-rattling in the Korean peninsula has the price fluctuating in every direction attracting renewed interest. So let’s have a look at gold prices, gold as an investment and investments in precious metals in general. We have all probably seen […]

Vikings Were Hoarders, Too!

A Danish farm field has yielded a priceless harvest: a buried treasure of Viking gold necklaces, arm rings and other precious objects that could help shed light on the relationships among the Viking elite. Metal-detector enthusiasts and archaeologists have uncovered roughly three pounds of gold from the field, almost all of it discovered in the […]