The Last Hurrah List of Things to Do

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, January 4 to Sunday, January 6, 2019.  Watch skilled felines compete in a fierce competition; test your knowledge of ’90s pop culture; take your favorite bride-to-be to the ultimate wedding-planning extravaganza; catch a free screening of the popular superhero […]

Your Extended Christmas List of Things to do This Weekend

Find the perfect things to do in Houston Christmas weekend with our super-expanded, six-day Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, December 21 to Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25, 2018.  Make your way through four interactive Christmas installations, lace up your skates to hit the ice at Discovery Green, treat the family to one of several holiday-themed productions and […]

Your ‘Mama Mia’ List of Things to Do This Weekend

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, October 12 to Sunday, October 14, 2018.  Attend a ritzy gala to raise funds for Texas’ animals and natural habitats, be a spectator during back-to-back polo matches, light a candle in honor of Mahatma Gandhi and his peaceful teachings, save […]

Sardonyx and What You need to Know Before You Buy

Before you consider purchasing August’s alternative birthstone, let’s get in to the differences between what you can come across in the marketplace. An educated buyer is always a better buyer! Sard and Sardonyx  The terms sard and sardonyx are often subject to confusion in the gemstone world. Do they refer to the same gemstone? How […]

Tax Free Weekend Things To Do!

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, August 10 to Sunday, August 12, 2018.  Learn how to cook a delicious chile relleno, watch a back-to-school fashion show that benefits pediatric cancer patients, see country music star Miranda Lambert in concert, get active in a sand volleyball tournament and […]

Sales Tax Holiday Weekend is Here! Aug. 10 – 12, 2018

Heads up everyone! The tax free weekend begins tomorrow. I have included, in this blog, a list of the qualifying and non-qualifying items that you can purchase to get tax free. I’ve also included a link to the State Comptroller’s website for more information. Now, during this annual sales tax holiday, you can buy most […]

Your Dream List of Things to do This Weekend

See a lineup of ’90s grunge tribute bands, discover the outdoors with fellow nature enthusiasts and tons of exhibits, watch pups perform a choreographed dance number, plan your entire wedding at the Bridal Extravaganza, head to BBVA stadium for a face-off between two Colombian soccer teams, and more. Check below to find great things happening around Houston […]

The More About Emeralds the Wiser Your Are

Identifying Emerald Almost all-natural emeralds contain distinct characteristic inclusions and almost all are treated with oil or resin to fill tiny fissures and cracks. It is the presence of these flaws and oil which makes it quite easy to identify and distinguish natural emeralds amongst other similar gemstones. Artificial light will expose and amplify inclusions […]

You Lucky Girl! Your Birthstone is a Diamond!

April babies get one of the most popular and most precious gemstones as their birthstone: the diamond. Diamond jewelry is an ideal gift for a loved one born in April. As the gemstone with the highest rating on Moh’s hardness scale, with a score of 10, diamonds have the unique ability to be cut and […]

Women and Jewelry: Paloma Picasso

Known for her signature lipstick color, Paloma Picasso designed jewelry for Yves Saint Laurent and Tiffany and Co. before launching her own line. Paloma Picasso, the daughter of Pablo Picasso, was born on April 19, 1949, in Vallauris, France. In 1986, Picasso was working as a costume designer when some of her jewelry creations caught […]