Update: Giving Back to Houston


  Photo Courtesy of Mohawkaustin.com As we are now closing in on two weeks since the first of this catastrophic storm named Hurricane Harvey first reached our Texas shores, I continue to hear daily of more friends or family that have suffered losses, I am filled with so many emotions. I continue to also hear […]

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Houston Strong: Update on Keeping It Local…Retail, Shopping and Dining

As recovery has begun from Hurricane Harvey, Houston’s shop owners and restauranteurs  continue to rally to get business back to normal as much as possible and to be there for us! image above courtesy of Houston artist, Rachel Gardner As I promised in Saturday’s posting, I am continuing to update everyone on what is happening post-Harvey […]

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Houston Needs Our Help

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image borrowed from ladolcevitablog As we are nearing a week since the first of this catastrophic storm named Hurricane Harvey first reached our Texas shores, I reflect on a week as so many of us are doing filled with so many emotions. I have heard from so many friends and family both here and away, […]

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Florence….and Tuscany Where Dining Is Top on Everyone’s List

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What could be more pleasant than a beautiful day and dining al fresco in the shadows of one of Firenze’s most famous landmarks…..Il Duomo di Firenze! In Italy is food the center of its universe?  Well, I’d say, growing up Italian, that food, familia, God and its vino (not necessarily in that order) are all […]

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Be Dazzled by Deville Fine Jewelry, Now Available at Tootsies!


Liz Glanville’s Deville Fine Jewelry Now Available at Tootsies For many of us that have known and followed Liz Glanville’s DEVILLE FINE JEWELRY as she has grown her beautifully styled jewelry into quite an extensive, award winning collection, it is very exciting to know that we can now shop many of her very special pieces within […]

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MidiCi: The Neapolitan Pizza Company


(Photos courtesy of Vicheka Im) Welcome to MidiCi, the Neapolitan Pizza Company! Hello all, this is Vicheka here! I had the pleasure of attending Midici’s tasting the night prior to their opening and was blown away by the quality, flavor, and ambiance! Midici believes that this is a place to socialize, to put away your cell phones, distractions, and connect […]

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