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 new year. This time, we usher in a new year […]

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 Cheer on the Pier in Galveston – Bring the whole […]

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 note of the following suggestions, pack your list and get […]

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, […]

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 show you that. I will say this. I have been […]

What Hanukkah is All About?

Happy Hanukkah 2017! Why are the candles lit for the Jewish festival and why is it sometimes called Chanukah? The word Hanukkah means ‘rededication’ and honors the Jews’ struggle for religious freedom more than 2,500 years ago HANUKKAH or Chanukah is a Jewish festival which is celebrated by lighting one candle a day for eight […]

Secret Meaning Behind the Twelve Days of Christmas

Some believe that The Twelve Days of Christmas was written in code. It had a hidden message, and for a good reason. After you find out what the code means, you’ll never listen to this favorite Christmas song in the same way again…   The Twelve Days of Christmas was created in England during a […]

Turquoise is Blue, too AND A Rarely Known December Birthstone

Turquoise is one of the world’s most ancient gems. Archaeological excavations revealed that the rulers of ancient Egypt adorned themselves with turquoise jewelry, and Chinese artisans were carving it more than 3,000 years ago. Turquoise is the national gem of Tibet, and has long been considered a stone that guarantees health, good fortune, and protection […]

Here’s Your Christmas & Chanukah Things to Do!

Gaze at festive holiday light displays, go ice skating at Discovery Green, see a play or a concert, learn how to infuse alcohol, take your kids to take photos with Santa, paint a wooden dreidel, run in the Rudolph Run and more.   Check below to find great things happening around Houston this weekend, from […]

Tanzanite: An Alternative Birthstone for December Babies

“The tones of gray, pale turquoise and pink will prevail.” – Christian Dior Tanzanite Birthstone There are three birthstones for the month of December: tanzanite, zircon and turquoise. All three of these stones are a deep blue color and have their own history and chemical composition. One of the more interesting of the three is […]