THE Houston Itinerary

For those who follow my Instagram story, you are fully aware that this weekend I embarked on the Cadillac of Houston Tours.  A few of my cousins were in town for the weekend from Kansas City including my cousin Brian and his wife who visited last year as well.  Their last visit actually inspired my Houston Neighborhood Guides!  This go around, my cousin Troy joined in on the fun and I was determined to highlight some of my favorite things about my hometown.  Our weekend turned in to THE Houston Itinerary. A little back story.  I've lived in Houston pretty [...]

By |2019-08-19T18:33:54-05:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Events, Houston Eats, Top Lists|4 Comments

The FOMO Factory vs. Candytopia

Houston, we have some new fun interactive art installations, instagrammable spots around town!  Over the last week, I have had the privilege of visiting three of them during their media events.  Since so many of you asked me "which is better" I figured I would put together ONE post to share my experiences!  So check out my thoughts on the FOMO Factory vs. Candytopia plus a note about the upcoming #GirlsNightOut Event and the African American Selfie Museum. The Fomo Factory The FOMO Factory (Fear of Missing Out) aims to create an escape to childhood through an "immersive art pop."  [...]

By |2019-06-15T10:43:33-05:00June 15th, 2019|Categories: Events|4 Comments

Girls Love Crawfish

I have teased this for the last few weeks and I am finally ready to announce the details for my next event!  My last two sold events were fun brunches that catered to my women followers.  This go around I decided to change it up a bit.  I partnered with EaDeaux's Cajun Cocina to bring you all Girls Love Crawfish, a day party that will feature great music, drinks and of course food! Event Details Girls Love Crawfish is set for Saturday March 30, 2019 from 3-9pm at East End Hardware bar in EADO.  Guests will have the option of [...]

By |2019-03-27T22:37:43-05:00February 17th, 2019|Categories: Events, Houston Eats|0 Comments

Celebrating Black History Month with the Black Blogger Clique

Happy Black History Month folks! This month, we celebrate our culture and our history!  As a brand built on the celebration of blackness in the area of food and a lover of black history, I would be remiss if I did not highlight February.  For the month of February, I along with the Black Blogger Clique will be celebrating Houston's Black Owned Restaurants!  One of our collective goals is to highlight and support black owned restaurants through our blogs and we have found some fun ways to do just that for February.   Check out the details below on Celebrating Black [...]

By |2019-03-12T19:08:50-05:00February 2nd, 2019|Categories: Events, Houston Eats|3 Comments

Cultivated F+B in the Lancaster Hotel

When I rattle of Houston facts to a non-believer I generally mention that Houston boasts the second largest theater district in terms of seats.  I say this so proudly while privately I have to admit it is rare that I visit one of our beautiful theater district venues!  Well I guess I was due for another visit because late last fall a blogger friend dropped an event in our group chat that I could NOT miss.  Y'all, Boyz II Men scheduled a performance with the Houston Symphony at Jones Hall.  My R&B loving self would rollout to see Boyz II [...]

By |2019-03-12T19:08:54-05:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: Events, Happy Hour, Houston Eats|2 Comments

All I Want for Christmas: Black Girls Who Brunch Holiday Gift Guide

*This post was made in collaboration with Zing Zang, but all of the opinions below are my own.  This post also contains affiliate  links* It is that time of year again!  Where we all rack our brains trying to think of the perfect gifts for family and friends.  With this in mind, I created a short guide the "All I Want for Christmas: Black Girls Who Brunch Holiday Guide" featuring a few of my favorite things. Cue the Oprah gif! Books Becoming Michelle by Michelle Obama - Obviously Auntie Shelly's record selling book would be top on this list!  I [...]

By |2018-12-11T18:56:28-05:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Events, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

Rooftop Cinema Club Houston

Get excited! Houston has a new movie theater, but this one comes with a few twists that I think you all will love.  Rooftop Cinema Club, a London based company, opened their first Texas cinema right here in Houston.  As the name implies, guests will enjoy their favorite classic movies under the stars! I had the privilege of visiting earlier last week and recapped my experience at the Rooftop Cinema Club below! The Setup Rooftop Cinema Club finds its Houston home atop BLVD Place in the Galleria area.  You may have visited BLVD on post oak for the nice Whole [...]

By |2018-10-07T12:12:53-05:00October 7th, 2018|Categories: Events, Houston Eats|1 Comment

Dear Summer Beats and BBQ Block Party

So have you heard about the Dear Summer Beats and BBQ event?  Hosted at Sawyer Yards by CWP Event productions, this event will give attendees a chance to say goodbye to summer with music, barbecue and drinks!  Originally set for September 9th, the organizers pushed the event back to September 22nd due to rain.  Which only seemed fitting as we say good bye to summer! Anywho, I am selfishly excited about the delay because it gives me more time to tell you about the event.  So check out the details below for the Dear Summer Beats and BBQ Block Party! [...]

By |2018-09-18T21:42:45-05:00September 15th, 2018|Categories: Dinner, Events, Houston Eats|0 Comments

Feed A Bee at Sur La Table

*This post is sponsored by #FeedaBee, but all thoughts and opinions are my own!* Yesterday, I had the privilege of visiting the Feed A Bee event at Sur La Table in celebration of National Honey Bee Day!  Our visit was full of education on the importance of honey bees, a great cooking class and of course food!  Read along for all of the details on Feed a Bee at Sur La Table. What is Feed A Bee? Created by Bayer, the Feed A Bee initiative aims at ensuring that we protect honey bees which are essential to our food system.  [...]

By |2018-12-29T13:52:17-05:00August 19th, 2018|Categories: Events|1 Comment

Bat Tour on Buffalo Bayou

Growing up in Houston, you are all too familiar with our largest most powerful bayou, the Buffalo Bayou, that meanders through the city.  As a kid, I often longed for it be more like the Riverwalk not really understanding the value that it presents to our city as is.  Well, I recently had a unique opportunity to see Buffalo Bayou up close.  Actually on the water.  In a boat.  Oh and with wine!  Yes folks, on a random Thursday I took a Bat Tour on Buffalo Bayou and here is why you should too! Waugh Boat Tour Views of [...]

By |2018-07-20T23:21:29-05:00July 21st, 2018|Categories: Events|0 Comments