July 2, 2010

A tour of HEB Vintage Market

Discover Spring Texas shopping with a tour of HEB Vintage Market located at the intersection of HWY 249 and Louetta. Click the photo below to view a short video on HEB Vintage Market. Discover the produce, bread, prepared meal offerings, sushi as it is being made fresh in the store, and the cooking demonstrations.  
June 28, 2010

Farms Stands in Spring Texas

For as long as I can remember my father has had a garden.  During the summer months, what we had for dinner was based on what was ready to be picked and eaten from his garden.  As a kid eating fresh from the garden vegetables was not a treat and something to be enjoyed.  The […]
November 11, 2009
HEB FM 2920 Spring Cypress Spring TX

HEB at FM 2920 and Spring Cypress now OPEN!!

As I pulled into the parking lot to attend the opening of HEB’s Spring Market, I suddenly realized I was not alone.  Apparently my Spring Texas neighbors were just as anxious as I was to shop at HEB’s newest store.  For a brief moment, I thought about turning around and going back home.  But the moment quickly passed because after […]
October 29, 2009
heb fm2920 spring tx

The Inside Scoop

Have you been wondering when the new HEB at FM 2920 and Spring Cypress is going to open just like Rick and I have been?  Well the suspense but not the wait is over. On our way home from Chuy’s last night, we cruised the HEB parking lot and asked an HEB employee with the first […]
June 25, 2009

Who has the lowest prices on groceries?

One of the things I like about living in Spring Texas is the convenience.  In this case, it is the convenience of having numerous grocery stores nearby. Located within 15 minutes of my home are a Walmart Supercenter, Kroger, HEB, Randalls, and a Super Target.   A great selection of stores to choose from to do my grocery shopping. […]
June 17, 2009

Where to get fresh locally grown produce

One of the things I like best about Summer is eating home-grown fresh from the farm tomatoes. The tomatoes are nice and juicy, full of flavor, and taste just the way tomatoes should taste. But since my parents live in Illinois and not Spring Texas, I can’t quickly stop by and swipe a few tomatoes from their garden for […]
May 13, 2009

Under Construction

Recently when my husband, Rick Ratchford and I were at Cheddars for dinner we ran into Chuck and Elizabeth Lalonde, past clients and avid readers of our Spring Texas real estate blog.  Chuck asked if I knew what was under construction at Spring Cypress and FM 2920 and I said yes a HEB grocery store is going in […]
March 8, 2008

Vintage Park adds another tenant

Imagination Toys & Shoes is now open at Vintage Park, an upscale outdoor shopping plaza at 249 and Louetta in Northwest Houston. They offer educational toys for children of all ages. If you are looking for the latest Crocs or Webkinz, look no further. My nine year old nephew has just discovered Webkinz and has […]
January 20, 2008
Vintage Park at Louetta and 249

Two more stores OPEN at Vintage Park

Vintage Park, an upscale lifestyle shopping destination, located at 249 and Louetta in Northwest Houston has two new stores now open. The ever familiar and ever popular Starbucks coffee has opened its doors and drive through window for business. Its location at the front of Vintage Park and drive through window is sure to make […]