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    • How Meditation and Prayer Can Impact Aging

      Let's be honest, nobody's getting any younger. But that is alright. At least, that's the attitude many folks would like to have no matter the age, but it's especially relevant when your kids start to bring the grandchildren over to visit.   In many ways, this is a rather confusing or contemplative time in the life of a person. Not since those teenage years have...

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    • Pros and Cons to Holding an Open House

      Pros and Cons to Open Houses Selling a home takes a lot of work and preparation. Open houses, in particular, require valuable time and effort. A useful tool when selling your home, there are pros and cons to consider before opening up your home for others to see.   The Pros   Better than a picture - Anyone can go online and browse homes for sale. While picture...

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    • 7 Healthy Choices to Boost Memory & Brain Activity

      One reason people are living longer is their increasing savvy in their food choices. Studies show that there is a variety of foods that are excellent for the brain, such as egg yolks, avocados, and blueberries.   Egg Yolks   Yes, egg yolks do contain cholesterol, but studies show that eggs have had no real effect on cholesterol levels of healthy adults. What's more, eggs have been...

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    • Upcoming Events & Activities: August 2017

      If you are lucky enough to live in or around The Woodlands, TX, you know there's always something fun happening in your community. August will be a month for concerts in The Woodlands, but there's a number of other events going on as well.   For the Musically Inclined:   The Pavilion will be hosting a great array of concerts this August including Jimmy Eat World...

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    • Popular Novels for those who LOVE to Read

      Who doesn't love curling up with a good book? It's great when you finish a book you loved, but sometimes it's difficult to find the next. Or maybe you already have a list of books you want to read - in which case we may be able to help add a few more to your list. Maybe it's a classic, or maybe something a little more...

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    • What Stays & What Goes?

      It can be intimidating to think about moving everything you own into your new home, which is why moving is the perfect excuse to clean house! As you begin the arduous process of packing your things, you have the opportunity to filter what goes with you and what goes away.   To help decide what stays and what goes, ask yourself the following questions:   Have...

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    • Working in Retirement? Why it may be more beneficial than you think!

      The Retirement Dream... But Not So Fast: It's always long been part of the "American dream" to be able to retire between ages 55 (considered "senior" age for many reasons) and 66 1/2(social security age) with enough money to last the rest of your life. It's been a dream to have no worries in the world and to have all the time to do whatever...

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    • 4 Summer Gardening Tips to Weather our Texas Heat!

      The lazy days of summer are here, but many find them not so slow and easy when caring for the landscape. Use these simple tips to make caring for the garden and flower beds a little easier during the hot temperatures in our part of Texas.   Water Wisely: Hopefully, you have a set watering regime that allows for just weekly or twice a week watering....

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    • Beat the Heat with Houston Day Trips!

      There's nothing quite like beautiful summer weather to get you itching for adventure. Whether you're trying to beat the heat or soak up the sun, the Houston area near The Woodlands is full of potential. Feel like a tourist in your own neighborhood by exploring these local attractions!   1. George Bush Park    Less than an hour's drive from The Woodlands into Houston, George Bush...

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    • Cool off this Summer at Wet’N’Wild Splashtown

      Summer is here and The Woodlands is ready!   The Woodlands is home to several parks for families to get together for a cookout, fishing, music, and fun at the lake at places like Northshore Park, Rob Flemming Park, or Burroughs Park. But it you are looking to turn things up a notch, head just down the highway to Wet'n'Wild Splash Town water park.   Wet'n'Wild offers...

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