Gear & Bargains

Calling all little kids! Throughout the month of January, Birds Barbershop in the Heights is offering $5 off any kidcut (regularly $21 for kids 10 and younger) when visiting Monday through Thursday between 10 a.m to 3 p.m. It also includes a free treat from Steel City Pops! Little kids

Looking for a last minute holiday gift? Check out this unique wear, designed by a Houston mom, that represents both your neighborhood and your love of dinosaurs! Each part of Houston will be divided and given a dinosaur to represent its side of town! Third Ward is represented by the

We’ve been posting our favorite deals over on the Facebook page… but there are getting to be too many! Here are my favorite deals around Houston and online for Cyber Monday and beyond.  If you see something you like, just be quick to grab it, because tickets/deals usually sell out!

Now through November 26 November 30 December 26, 2018, you can get a one-year ABCmouse.com membership for only $45 (regularly $95)! That is $3.75 per month, which is 60% off the regular cost of an annual membership. With an ABCmouse.com subscription, kids ages 2-8 have access to over 850 lessons and 9,000

I get asked a lot about good STEM gifts for kids… and my answer is not usually very satisfying for the person asking. First, I think STEM has become sort of a marketing word and a way to get parents to buy toys.  I mean, we want our kids (especially

Oh! Have you seen this?  I want four of these for Christmas. Silhouette Artist, Erik Johnson, creates hand cut silhouette portraits just by looking at a person’s profile and cutting with a pair of surgical scissors to get an exact likeness. He visit stores all over the country to do

Every year my mother-in-law asks what we want for Christmas… and it used to be that I did not have a good answer.  There are things we want but that are hard to ship across the country… and lots of things that could be purchased, but we don’t have a

Each week I ask for your favorite local businesses and YOUR businesses on Facebook.  Now that we’re in gift buying and holiday party season, give these locals a chance to impress you with their gear, gifts and services! Even if you can’t buy from each one, click over to their

Every year my mother-in-law asks what we want for Christmas… and it used to be that I did not have a good answer.  There are things we want but that are hard to ship across the country… and lots of things that could be purchased, but we don’t have a

When my oldest went to preschool, I learned that play is a child’s work.  When they run, dig, paint, laugh and listen, they develop essential new skills. Sadly, many children around the world lack safe spaces to play… and this is the reason for the new IKEA campaign.  Through December 24, 2016, our