HL OBSESSIONS: Gift ideas to celebrate dad this Father’s Day and Pride Month, too!

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HOUSTON – If you’ve been watching Houston Life for some time now, you know all about our monthly series, ‘HL OBSESSONS.’

This is when you’ll want to pull out a pen and paper and get to taking notes as our favorite daytime hosts let us in on their secrets and share their favorite small businesses to help us shop local.

If you’re not familiar with the segment, you are in for a treat.

Each month, Courtney and Derrick choose 4 of their favorite things they are currently obsessed with.

Whether it’s clothing, wellness products, jewelry, gift ideas, food, you name it, they’ve shined a spotlight on it.

Best of all, if you love the products as much as they do, we’ll share promo codes with you as well.

Full disclaimer: Courtney and Derrick are not paid or compensated by these companies; these are simply products they love to share.

First up is Derrick, sharing a great gift idea for dads ahead of Father’s Day!


Scott Bros. by Kendra Scott launched this week just in time for graduation season and Father’s Day! Kendra Scott designed the collection with her sons to be fun fashion that anyone can wear. The collection is filled with a mix of styles made of genuine stones, leather cord, paracord, and vinyl beads.


Fix Fixe is a local, family owned business helping Americans eat more seafood. It’s female founded and owned- by two local Houston moms, (Melissa Harrington and Emily Castro). This is a direct to consumer company that delivers individually portioned, frozen at the source seafood to doorsteps nationwide. Fish Fixe sources the absolute best seafood from around the globe. Each bag comes with thaw, prep, and simple cooking instructions.


  • Use code ‘HOUSTONLIFE’ at online checkout to receive $20 off orders over $100
  • Code expires June 30th


Owner Minah is an organic chemist who moved to the U.S. and started a candle business. She blends all the scents and hand-crafts all the products here in Houston. Her products are made with American grown 100% soy wax, phthalate-free fragrance oils (infused with various natural essential oils), pure cotton wicks and preserved herbs and flowers (for scented wax tablets only).


  • Use code ‘HOUSTONLIFE’ at online checkout to receive 15% off your order
  • Code expires June 28


This is a black-owned, LGBTQ-owned, woman-owned and run business. They respect and celebrate the differences among us. For the People aims to unite as a community and positively impact the world around us. “Y’all” means “ALL” to them. Everyone is welcome, and every part of you is welcome - even the imperfect parts or the days when you need a shoulder to lean on or someone to cheer you on.


  • 5 classes for $95. Sign up by June 18 and then you have 45 days to use the classes.
  • Also, 6 month unlimited memberships are available.

Stay tuned for July obsessions!

About the Author:

Catherine Sorto is a native Houstonian, a true crime junkie and loves flamin' chips.