Ippudo, Canary Wharf, London – Restaurant Review

Arriving at Heathrow airport on a cold foggy London morning was quite the contrast from the 82-degree heat we had just left in Houston. By lunchtime we needed something warm and nourishing to keep us from succumbing to jet lag.
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51Fifteen, Saks Fifth Avenue, Houston

Shopping and Cocktails at the Houston Galleria While celebrating my birthday month (why settle for just one day) my girlfriends took me on a day’s outing to the Houston Galleria. After a little shopping and a makeup tutorial at Nordstrom,
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Federal American Grill, Houston

A last-minute lunch date gave me the opportunity to visit a neighborhood I don’t get to explore that often. Driving along Durham Drive in the Rice Military area I’m struck by just how many restaurants there are here.
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The dogs are famous

The dogs are famous!

I'm a proud pet mama this month as my four-legged children are featured in the February edition of the Hedwig Village Living magazine. Get to know my furry friends a little better by reading below. Precious Pets: Meet Brinkley and
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Super Bowl L1 in Houston

On Sunday, February 5th my hometown of Houston will be hosting the Super Bowl L1 at the NRG Stadium. This is the largest watched annual sporting event of the year. Some of the figures associated with this event are just
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Bernadine’s in The Heights, Houston – Restaurant Review

January is my birthday month. I take the view why confine celebrations to just one day when you can have a month of fun. To celebrate with my husband and daughters we looked for a new restaurant that we had
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5 Tips for Surviving Long Haul Travel

In 2016 I averaged 2+ long haul flights each month. That’s over 100,000 miles of air travel. As you can imagine I somewhat perfected the best way to not only survive but to actually enjoy the many hours in a
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Oxleys in the news

Oxleys in the News

When a friend contacted me to tell me that a new magazine was going to be published in 2017 and would I like to be involved, the answer was an easy yes. I had a couple of meetings with Nikki,
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The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club (Canary Wharf) Restaurant Review

When you walk past a restaurant many times and it always has a line of people waiting for a table, you can't help but wonder why. I think that is a pretty impressive thing, especially considering just how many restaurants
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What are Kolaches? Let this expat explain

Have you tried a Kolache? If you are from Texas then I'm betting you are shouting 'yes of course'. But I was surprised to learn that outside of a few select towns in the South, many people have never even
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