October 21, 2012

Grocery competition heats up

Grocery competition in Northwest Houston is about to get hotter with the announcement of Sprouts Farmers Market securing a location in the Spring Cypress Village center. Kroger and HEB already have stores in the Spring Texas area and in June of 2012, Trader Joe’s opened at Kuykendahl in Woodlands Parkway in the Woodlands. But Trader Joe’s isn’t the only […]
August 20, 2012

HEB gets a new neighbor – ALDI’s under construction

ALDI Food Store #126 has been planned for 2302 FM 2920 in Spring Texas. Although the address of ALDI’s Spring store may not seem familiar to you the location certainly will.  The over 15,000 square foot store is being built on the north side of FM 2920 and to the west side of Hannover Woods […]
July 7, 2012

What’s going there? Latest on Spring Texas construction

Due to the growth in the Spring Texas area, we are experiencing a resurgence in construction projects.  In the old news category is the 385 acre Exxon Mobil campus under construction South of Spring Creek and West of I45.  Recently Exxon Mobil announced an increase in the number of employees to report to the campus 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 […]
July 19, 2011

Farm Stands

Nothing says “Summer” better than fresh produce and where can you get the freshest produce in Spring Texas? It’s not from a grocery store but from one of the local Spring Texas farm stands. Farm Stands: Atkinson Farms is a 4th generation farm that was started in the 1950s. In the year 2000, they decided it was time for them to […]
March 25, 2011
The Woodlands Mall

Houston – best shopping city in the U.S.

Houston has been making it onto quite a few lists recently including “Top 10 Budget Travel Destinations for 2011“, “2 Houston Hotels on Travel & Leisure’s list of the 500 World’s Best Hotels“, #2 Best City for Young Adults, and now the “#1 Best Shopping City in the U.S.” according to Forbes. Forbes compiled their […]
November 26, 2010

Woodlands and Willowbrook Malls have new shopping app

Before you head out to the Woodlands Mall or the Willowbrook Mall this holiday season, you will want to download their new mobile shopping app called, “The Club Shopping Mall”.  The shopping app which is available on the iPhone and Android lists sales, real-time navigation of the mall, and games.  I downloaded the app on my […]
August 30, 2010

Shopping in Spring Texas

One of the many things I LOVE about living in Spring Texas is the variety of available shopping options. Located within a 20 minute drive of my house are the regional malls of Willowbrook Mall and the Woodlands Mall, the shopping centers of Champions Village, Champion Forest Plaza, and Market Street and the specialty stores at Old Town Spring . […]