A day after Ms. Margaret Torres turned 88, a group of volunteers from Reliant arrived with paintbrushes ready to help with the final touches on a three month long home revitalization project. Coinciding with the kick off of Hispanic Heritage Month, Rebuilding Together Houston is once again providing free safety upgrades to families in Houston’s East End. They call the project “Rebuilding Juntos”
Honoring Our US Military on Armed Forces Appreciation Day at the Rodeo
Armed Forces Appreciation Day is a day for honoring the brave men and women who serve for their service in the U.S. military. For the rest of us civilians, we are encouraged to come out, dress in red, white, and blue, and show appreciation for the troops, past and present.
The Tradition behind Rosca De Reyes
Many families in Houston celebrate The Epiphany or Three Kings Day on January 6 with a Rosca De Reyes. This beautifully decorated sweet bread is the centerpiece of a long held tradition that celebrates the end of the Christmas season. Houston Life sent Melanie Camp along to Arandas Bakery in Sharpstown to learn more about, including the significance of baking in a little baby Jesus figurine into the bread.
La Casa Más Dulce Del Mondo En Houston is Where You Will Find the Best Desserts in Town
The sweetest house in the world is in Houston at Sweets by Belen. This place is a go to for the Houston Life team whether we are celebrating birthdays or satisfying a sweet tooth craving. But the story behind Belen Bailey's journey from Peru to teaching to baking is just as sweet as the alfajors she bakes in honor of her mother and grandmother.
Amazing Dental Solution Changes the Life of Vietnam Vet William Steel
Vietnam Veteran William Steele battled with his teeth pretty much all his life. As far back as age seven, William remembers visits to the dentist were full of bad news. Seven years ago William bit the bullet and had all his teeth removed. This year, William decided to take back his life.
Derrick Helps Melanie Get a New Mattress for a Great Night’s Sleep
Many of us would probably agree that buying a mattress can be a pain in the neck, or the lower back but as it is something you are going to use every single day so you want to be sure you make the right choice. When Houston Life Reporter Mel Camp arrived in Houston, Derrick Shore knew just where to take her to help her find a better night’s sleep.
Something to Smile About
Barry Burns rides motorcycles, has dabbled in acting, and is getting into teaching. Plus, he has an infectious smile. Grins from ear to ear. But, it was not always this way. Houston Life’s Melanie Camp headed to Southwest Houston to meet Barry and find out how Amazing Dental Solutions changed Barry's life for the better.