Things NOT to do on 4th of July

Tweet Things NOT to do on 4th of July Growing up with both of my parents being nurses (both spending time in the ICU, one a burn unit specialist) I have heard numerous safety tips around the 4th of July. I was a little envious of others who shot off fireworks. Of course half of […]

About the Declaration of Independence

Tweet About the Declaration of Independence On July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress unanimously adopted the Declaration of Independence, announcing the colonies’ separation from Great Britain. The Constitution provides the legal and governmental framework for the United States, however, the Declaration, with its eloquent assertion “all Men are created equal,” is equally beloved by […]

77 Brands Celebrating #LoveWins Today

Tweet 77 Brands Celebrating #LoveWins Today In the excitement of today’s news that gay marriage legal in ALL 50 states, I decided to check out how brands, government entities, non-profit organizations, and travel destinations were spreading the love so to speak. I didn’t really order these in a particular order (though I did give some […]

Schlitterbahn Galveston Island

Tweet Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark is a 26-acre oasis of thrilling waterpark adventures. The third waterpark in the Schlitterbahn family of parks features more than 30 attractions designed in the Schlitterbahn tradition of ride innovation. The park also features the next generation of the award-winning Transportainment® river system that combines three unique […]

2015 Visit New Orleans

Tweet 2015 Visit New Orleans Make sure you check out the other posts that I have made about visiting New Orleans including Things to Do in New Orleans and where to stay like the amazing Ritz Carlton New Orleans. UPCOMING EVENTS AND FESTIVALS Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival | June 6-7 FestiGals | June 11-14 Creole Tomato Festival | […]

Benefits of War: Medical Advances

Tweet Benefits of War: Medical Advances As we celebrate Memorial Day this year and humbly remember and consider the women and men who have died serving our country, I wanted to share some benefits that war brings and the on-going research that the military and their partners are exploring. I am not advocating that war was worth these advances, […]

2015 Culinaria Burgers and Beer is ON!

Tweet 2015 Culinaria Burgers and Beer is ON! As of 10am May 17, 2015, Culinaria San Antonio is pumped for Burgers and Beer at The Historic Pearl!! You can get your tickets at the gate and you’ll be dry under 281 highway parking area. (Park in Koehler Parking Garage.)                        Weather lane closures here: http://www.sanantonio.gov/Public-Works/EmergencyStreetClosures.aspx […]

Culinaria Best of Mexico Rain Plan

Tweet Best of Mexico Rain Plan! WHAT: The Best of Mexico will move its location from Main Street at The Shops at La Cantera to the covered walkways at the offices from Profit Bricks, Body Brite to Derm S.A. at The Shops at La Cantera, just above and North of Main Street.  Local Chefs welcome visiting Chefs from Mexico […]

2015 Culinaria Food Truck Event

Tweet 2015 Culinaria Food Truck Event A family favorite, the Culinaria Food Truck Event is back and better than ever!  Protecting everyone from the rain: Really Rain? Fine. Because we love all of you so much – and because your safety is important to us – we are moving the H-E-B Food Truck Event to the […]

2014 Culinaria Wine Dinner at Cured

Tweet 2014 Culinaria Wine at Cured In honor of the 2015 Culinaria Festival Week starting tomorrow with the wine dinners, here’s a throwback to last year’s amazing dinner with Chef Steve McHugh at his amazing Cured restaurant. Pairings were made with Duchman Winery (who I enjoyed at Luke San Antonio, in 2013.) ABOUT THE PROJECT San Antonio’s […]

Celebrating my Mother

Tweet Celebrating my Mother In honor of Mother’s Day, 2015, I am starting a new mini-series on my blog to highlight the amazing examples of traditional and nontraditional motherhood. Science behind the Series I won’t turn this into a cognitive science post, but people quickly categorize people into groups. One label includes the mother or […]

2015 The Big Give SA

Tweet 2015 The Big Give SA Following the success of The Big Give S.A. in 2014, during which 467 nonprofits raised $2.09 million from 21,361 donations, the San Antonio Nonprofit Council surveyed participating organizations to gain insights into best practices. The following results offer key findings to help maximize success in the 2015 campaign. The Big Give S.A. […]

GIVEAWAY: Tickets to Star Wars Symphony

Tweet UPDATED: 5/21/2015 Congratulations to @TimTheGirl and @Noe67 (those programming language skills brought you luck!) Thank you so much who entered…check back soon — we have contests all the time!    GIVEAWAY: Win a pair of tickets to the ‘Star Wars and more: The Music of John Williams’ at the Tobin Center Prizes: One pair of […]

2015 Bexar County Elections

Tweet 2015 Bexar County Elections There are currently 959,439 registered voters in Bexar County. Hopefully the past six mayoral elections where less than 15% of registered voters turned out won’t be a precedent for the current election!  May 9, 2015, registered voters will be able to vote at their polling place from 7am to 7pm. […]