National Pasta Month at Brio Tuscan Grille!

By |October 11th, 2017|Categories: Dinner, Houston Eats|

When I first moved back to Houston about five years ago, Brio Tuscan Grille in City Centre was one of my go to spots. I cannot really say why it fell out of rotation, but [...]

Tacolandia 2017 Giveaway!

By |October 9th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Hey friends! I am back with another exciting event plus giveaway, Tacolandia 2017!  That's right guys, the annual event is back for a the third year in a row.  Lucky you, I am also back [...]

Black Girl Hair Journey

By |October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Ask a black woman about her hair and be ready to embark on a journey of growth, change and often self-discovery.   *Cues “I Am Not My Hair” and “Don’t Touch My Hair”*  IF she [...]

Brunch and Football!

By |October 1st, 2017|Categories: Brunches, Houston Brunches, Houston Eats, Inside the Loop, Outside the Loop, Top Lists|

The calendar says it is fall, yet Houston temperatures say otherwise! Despite our fall weather challenges there are a few other signs that fall is upon us, including football!  Eventually the weather will cooperate and [...]

Sweet Potato Cake with Brown Butter Cream Cheese Frosting

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: Recipes|

The official first day of fall is tomorrow September 22nd and you know what that means for a foodie?! It's SWEET POTATO TIME!  That's right, I said sweet potato NOT pumpkin.  Nothing says fall for [...]

Oyster Mondays at Riel

By |September 17th, 2017|Categories: Happy Hour, Houston Eats|

Does anyone else have a hard time finding good happy hour spots in Houston like me?  It is one area that I am often asked about that I cannot provide a long list of options [...]

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Issa Brunch Giveaway!

By |September 12th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Hey friends! I feel like it is been awhile since I have posted! So what better way to come back than with a giveaway! *Pauses for excitement.*  The second annual Morning After Brunch event hosted by [...]

Sweet Treats Benefiting Hurricane Relief

By |September 6th, 2017|Categories: Desserts, Events, Houston Eats|

I went on a sweet mission this weekend!  According to social media, several of my favorite dessert spots were offering special treats with proceeds benefiting various local charities and I was determined to find them [...]

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Brioche French Toast Casserole

By |September 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

I have quite a bit of time on my hands due to Hurricane Harvey.   I have spent some time volunteering and working on long term efforts with some of my blogger friends.   But [...]

Volunteering at the Houston Food Bank

By |August 31st, 2017|Categories: Events, Houston Eats|

In true Houston fashion, Houstonians are around town trying to help and volunteer wherever they can.   Many places have had AMAZING turnout and are having to turn volunteers away!  I have had so many [...]

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