Posts in the Local News Category

Tiny Budget? You Can Still Remodel Your Bathroom

Make A Big Statement For A Small Price You might think that updating your bathroom is an epic project, fraught with unforeseen catastrophes and endless delays. It doesn’t have to be that way.  Hometalk, a website for DIY projects, crafts and decorating ideas, has some great suggestions to update your bathroom on a budget. Tiny […]

Adorable Weekend Escape Destination

Everyone Needs A Break From The Houston Heat Getting out of Houston for a day and exploring southeast Texas is a great weekend break. And last week, according to the Houston Chronicle, a brand new adorable reason for a mini-vacation was born at the Ellen Trout Zoo in Lufkin, just a couple of hours north […]

Houston Zoo Workers To The Rescue

Trapped Sea Turtle Saved When help is needed, Houston jumps in to help. This time, it was a sea turtle’s life on the line. As reported by KHOU news this week, our Houston Zoo workers were helping to remind fishermen about the dangers that can result from their fishing lines and boats when they saved […]

Houston Halloween – Haunted Houses Aren’t Required

Need A New Idea For Halloween Fun?  Here’s The Answer Not a fan of the long lines and the expense of going to a haunted house for Halloween? Need something different, fun and kid friendly? No problem. There are lots of kid friendly, entertaining things to do for halloween that won’t break the bank. Houston […]

WAIT! Don’t Just Throw It Out – Recycle It

Donate And Keep It Out Of Our Landfills Many of us have stuff – lots of stuff – that we really don’t want or even need.  Including old clothes. There’s usually a bunch of things lurking in the back our closets and drawers that don’t fit, are a little faded, or just plain old. But, […]

We’re Missing Out On BIG Savings At The Big Box Store

Houston Could Be Saving A Lot More Money Most of us have had a membership at one of the big bulk stores, like Costco or Sam’s Club, at one time or another. Sometimes we’ve saved a lot of money on everything from televisions to paper towels. And sometimes, we could have saved more if we’d […]

Get Ready For Colorful Leaves and Pumpkins

It’s Time For Fall, Houston It may still be 90 degrees in the shade, but it’s time to get your and family ready for the colder temperatures of Fall and Winter. This year Better Homes And Gardens published a very detailed list of things you need to do in the next few weeks. But here’s a […]

Top 5 Things You Need To Know About Home Water Filters

Houston – We Need Cleaner Water For Our Homes Every Houston home needs clean water. While the Houston area water treatment plants do provide water clean enough to drink, the water should be a lot cleaner for us to maintain our health. Water treatment facilities are not designed to remove toxic chemicals and metals, like […]

2016 Hottest Toys For Christmas

Get Ready Houston – It’s Almost Shopping Time! It’s still hot outside, but manufacturers and retailers are already prepared for the holiday shopping season. Now is the time to buy that one toy EVERY kid has to have this year. By buying it now (and hiding it in Santa’s secret closet until the big day), […]

Keep Your Home Safe – Review Of The Best Security Systems

What’s The Best Self Installed Home Security System For Your Houston Home? With so many choices, it hard to compare home security systems. It’s even harder to know if your home will be completely protected before you buy a system. Recently, Engadget did the research for you and published their recommendations. The best home security […]