The Meaning and Color of February’s Birthstone

February Birthstone: Meaning and Color Amethyst is the Birthstone for February. Amethyst stones are prized for their excellent shading. All through history, the February birthstone colors has been connected with numerous myths, legends, religions and societies. It is often said that Amethyst keeps the wearer lucid and clever. Individuals hold fast to the utilization of […]

A Little Valentine’s Day Safety Tips

Safety is probably the last thing on your mind as you pick out your perfect red outfit, matching heels and jewelry. After all, Valentine’s Day is supposed to be about love and romance! Many may receive the perfect proposal, others will walk down the aisle and unfortunately some may become the victim of a potential […]

Fun Things to do This Weekend

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, January 25 to Sunday, January 28, 2018. Lace up your roller skates for a ’90s part at the rink, hear a live concert, support Griffs St. Patrick’s Day Parade at a fundraiser, indulge in a wine dinner, go […]

10 Things You May Not Know About Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) was a Baptist minister and social activist who played a key role in the American civil rights movement from the mid-1950s until his assassination in 1968. Here are 10 surprising facts about the civil rights leader and 1964 Nobel Peace Prize winner. 1. King’s birth name was Michael, not Martin. […]

What’s Story With This Cryptocurrency Anyway?

Cryptocurrency is a form of digital money that is designed to be secure and, in many cases, anonymous. It is a currency associated with the internet that uses cryptography, the process of converting legible information into an almost uncrackable code, to track purchases and transfers. Cryptography was born out of the need for secure communication […]

Weekend Thaw 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 for local goods at a market, run in a blacklight […]

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 […]