BIG TEXAS TRAIN SHOW Saturday and Sunday, October 8-9, 2011 George R. Brown Convention Center 1001 Avenida de Las Americas Houston, Texas 77010 The Big Texas Train Show will feature more than 100,000 square feet of fun and educational railroad-related displays and vendors. It takes place Saturday from 10

  The 33rd Annual Festa Italiana is schedule for October 14, 15 and 16 at St. Thomas University. Friday, Oct 14: 11am – 10pm (Admission free til 4pm Friday) Saturday, Oct 15: 11am – 10pm Sunday, Oct 16: 11am – 6pm We like to stroll through on Friday before 4:00

  The Original Greek Festival starts this Thursday at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral complex near downtown and the museum district. This year the event has been expanded to include more children’s activities, seating and a playground. Friday, 11:00 – 3:00, admission is free. We always make it a point

My 4 year old decided he hated preschool. I didn’t really believe him, because when I peaked in at him during the day, he was having a wonderful time. Still, complaining and dragging his feet became his morning ritual. In an effort to get him excited again, I started to

  From the City of Houston: National Night Out: Tuesday, October 4, 2011 Houstonians, get your lawn chairs, coolers and food ready! Join Mayor Annise Parker and the Houston Police Department (HPD) for the 28th Annual National Night Out on Tuesday, October 4, 2011, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Take

  Pottery Barn Kids costumes are super cute and super expensive.   They are currently on sale for 20% off plus free shipping.   This doesn’t make them cheap, but if you’ve had your heart set on one, this certainly helps. Treat bags are also on sale and have free shipping.

Address: 5203 Kirby Dr (at South Blvd), Houston, TX Hours: 8:00am – 8:00pm Cost: $4 and up   Our Overview: My kids love going to the car wash. I’m not joking. They really like Carisma because not only do you get to drive through the car wash, but you can

My son loves this Lego Advent Calendar.  It includes one small item to build each day in December. I usually try to find it marked down after Christmas… but did not find it this year. I broke down and bought it for full price, $34.99, just last week. Now it’s

Nation Night Out is October 4, 2011 for Texas Residents. This is a great way to meet your neighbors and know which faces belong in your neighborhood. Everyone knowing each other and watching out for each other makes your neighborhood safer.   Look for signs, ask your neighbors, or quickly set

  FALL FUN DAYS WEEKENDS IN OCTOBER, 10 am to Dusk! Go HERE for details. ADMISSION $3 person (2 & up) Includes entry into: • PUMPKIN PATCH • FARM ANIMAL VIEWING • “SPOOKY” GARDEN • “STORYBOOK” GARDEN 23803 Decker Prairie-Rosehill Rd. Magnolia, TX 77355 281-259-8114