Author Archives: Finding Houston

5 Reasons you should go to the Australian Short Film Night

The Australian American Chamber of Commerce Houston (AACC) is hosting their annual Short Film Night. My husband and I have been to a few of these nights and we just love it.   5 reasons why you should attend the … Continue reading

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New Store Alert – Big Blue Whale

I was so excited when I found out that a new toy store was arriving to my neighborhood in the Heights. Big Blue Whale is an independent toy store located on the trendy 19th st in the Heights. Started by local … Continue reading

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Prada in the desert

I finally made it to Marfa. For those of you who don’t know, Marfa is in West Texas in what many consider to be the middle of nowhere.  You drive 8.5 hours west on the I10 and it is located between the Davis … Continue reading

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ANZAC Day 2014 – Events in Houston

ANZAC day is a national day of remembrance commemorated on the 25th April.  It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War. We have done a couple … Continue reading

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Brenner’s Wine Fest

I am a fan of wine, food and beautiful Houston spring weather.  So the perfect way to spend an afternoon along the Bayou is heading to Brenner’s Wine Fest. The annual event that ran last weekend has gained popularity over … Continue reading

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Holiday Tipping 2013

We did a post last year based on tipping guidelines in the US and holiday tipping and it was so popular we thought we would update for 2013. Below are some of the people that you tip at Christmas to thank them for … Continue reading

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Texas Renaissance Festival 2013

My lords and my ladies, be prepared to step back in time when you make the trip to Magnolia to see the Renaissance Festival. The Texas Renaissance Festival is one of the countries largest Renaissance Fairs and is located 1 … Continue reading

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