July 3, 2012

July 4th Fireworks in Spring Texas, the 2012 Edition.

Last year numerous fireworks displays were cancelled due to the severe drought in the Spring Texas area.  Although residents understood the reasons behind the cancellation, they were still disappointed.  The GOOD NEWS is 2012 is going to make up for 2011. July 4th celebrations in the Spring Texas area: Splashtown – Park is open from […]
May 24, 2012

Memorial Day tax savings

If you are needing a new appliance or maybe just some energy saving light bulbs for your Spring Texas home, then this weekend is the weekend to go shopping. Numerous stores are running Memorial Day Weekend sales and if you buy an Energy Star qualified product there is no state of Texas sales tax.  The majority of stores run their […]
May 21, 2012

Blackberries in Season

Last Sunday on my way home from showing homes in the Woodlands, I stopped off at Neal’s Berry Market to check on this year’s crop of blackberries. With the rain we’ve had this year I was hoping the crop was going to better than last year’s small crop. According to the Neals’, they are experiencing a  bumper […]
April 19, 2012

Bugs, Beer, Bands – Old Town Spring Crawfish Festival 2012

It wouldn’t be spring time without the annual and popular Old Town Spring Crawfish Festival that now extends over 2 weekends. Enjoy your fill of over 25 tons of delectable crawfish, listen to live rock, zydeco, country, blues and bluegrass music as it is performed on 3 stages, and party with 150,000 of what will soon become […]
January 23, 2012

Akaihi sushi ROCKS!

The sushi scene in Spring Texas is taking off. We are sushi lovers and my husband and I are always on the hunt for the freshest and best tasting sushi in Spring Texas.  Akaihi’s in the HEB shopping center at Louetta and Stuebner Airline is on our list of top 10 sushi bars in Spring […]
December 20, 2011

Fireworks stands will be OPEN for New Year’s

Fireworks stands were closed for the July 4th weekend but they will be open for the Christmas selling season which runs from December 20th – January 2, 2012. Due to the historic drought conditions experienced by Spring Texas, the stands were closed for July 4th.  Although Spring Texas is still in a drought, the Harris County Commissioner has decided […]
December 16, 2011

Ringing in 2012

How will be you be ringing in 2012 in Spring Texas?  No plans yet for New Year’s Eve.  Are you in need of some ideas? If you haven’t decided how to ring in 2012 in Spring Texas, here’s some ideas: Concert – For the 10th year in row, the Houston Symphony will be presenting a New Year’s performance at the […]
December 9, 2011

Best Christmas lights display | Northwest Houston

Prestonwood Forest (A.K.A. “Christmas Lights Neighborhood”) is once again holding their “Nite of Lites” festival.  A long standing tradition of over 36 years, the Nite of Lites has the residents of Prestonwood Forest going all out for the holidays as they decorate their homes to the max. Local newspapers and television stations, Southern Living , FOX News, and the Travel Channel have […]
December 2, 2011

Buy a gift card and get a FREE Holiday reward card

Back again for the 2011 holiday season is the buy a gift card get a FREE reward card.  Several Spring Texas restaurants are participating in the promotion.  The minimum value of the gift card purchase and the dates the reward cards are valid for varies by restaurant so check the fine print before stocking up on gift cards. Enjoy the holidays and then enjoy some FREE […]