Sunday, June 3, 2018

Getting your pre-baby hair back

Every mama I know has gone through it, the dreaded post-baby hair loss😱. Other than just being completely annoying, losing your hair's volume is the last thing you need when you already feel like a sleep deprived zombie.  I decided this time around I was going to try to do something about it, and after some research and recommendations from beauty expert friends, I tried pura d'or Hair Thinning Therapy Energizing Scalp Serum. When I first read serum, I was worried it would be sticky or greasy, but I can easily apply it to my scalp, and then head to work. After using it for about a week, I noticed a significant decrease in the amount of shedding, like WHOAH, the shedding just came to a hault (much to the delight of all whom share a shower with me...which is everyone because I have no privacy). And at first I thought it was my imagination, but I targeted some thinner areas on my scalp, and they looked thicker within a few days. DAYS. It was like a little mini miracle in a bottle. Absolutely loving the volume this product provides after just a couple of weeks of use, and I can't wait to see how my tresses look after a longer period of time. If your locks need a little love, you can give pura d'or a try here.

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Sunday, September 13, 2015

Houston's It Girls of Instagram

It's that time again friends! Houston Tidbits has just-released their list of nominees for Houston's It Girls of Instagram
Ready to vote for the most beautiful instagram feed in the land? Click the photo above, cast your vote, then join us at the private cocktail party at Neiman Marcus Wednesday, September 16th, where you can meet the It Girls, see their fall trend picks on the runway, hear an all-girl rock band and indulge on Moscow Mules and Sprinkles cupcakes. The winning It Girl will be announced at the party. RSVP here. 

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Manor End of Summer Sale

Manor is having a HUGE end of summer sale along with WildBloom Boutique in Rice Village. Come visit us, down some bubbly, and snag those beautiful goodies you've been eying for up to 50% off. 
RSVP to 

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Cakewalk Style Shop Passport to Australia with Issa Chou

Come join Issa Chou, editor-in-chief for Yellow Magazine and founder of we wear things for a Happy Hour and Trunk Show at Cakewalk Style Shop - The boutique will be showcasing several of the hottest Australian brands and at prices that won't break the bank. Brands like Finders Keepers, C/MEO Collective, Keepsake, and Ringuet

Plus a portion of sales will be donated to Learn Grow Lead, a non-profit focused on bringing education to every child. See you there!:)

Thursday, May 14, 2015

MINI Motoring Challenge May 29th-31st

The MINI Motoring Challenge is coming to Houston!  

Ever wanted to play speed racer in a MINI?? Yeah, me too. The MINI motoring challenge will allow you to make that tire burning dream come true. To get more specific, it's a test drive event where MINI lets you drive their newest 2 and 4 door Hardtops on closed-course autocross tracks.  This "Ride & Drive" as they call it in the auto industry, is pretty common, but of course MINI takes it up a notch.

First of all, it takes place at night, with local food trucks, a silent disco, The famous Bumbys (just in case you need a fair and honest appraisal of your appearance), and live screen printing where you can make your own custom t-shirts....which could totally be trouble.   

The driving (or motoring, as MINI calls it) is also quite kick ass. The three autocross tracks simulate a getaway drive, a pinball machine, and a famous British racetrack, respectively.  There are no speed limits on a closed course (even more trouble), or so I’m told, and as long as you can safely keep the car between the cones you are free to drive like Ricky Bobby (when he's not on fire). MINI has always been known for its legendary handling, but now the cars boast BMW Group turbo engines that make them faster and meaner than ever.  

The MINI Motoring Challenge is visiting several cities this year, and in Houston it will be at NRG Park on May 29th – 31st.  Check out to RSVP.  The event is free, but spots are super duper limited.

MINI is also one of the most customizable cars you can buy.  Their website has THE coolest configurator where you can build out your dream car (I'll take the Union Jack mirror caps please), so go make your own little dreamy vehicle. 

This is a sponsored blog; while the views expressed here were 100% genuinely mine, consideration was paid to me by MINI Motoring Challenge to review this product

Monday, February 23, 2015

Mulberry Muse Launch

There is a very cool little online business popping up in Houston that all of you chic friends need to know about. This week, our darling friends Sarah Gruber and Heather Wright are launching Mulberry Muse, a Houston-based retail and consignment fashion site that is a win-win for both consumers and small fashion boutiques alike.

For those of us that can never have enough Chanel draping our boudoirs, Mulberry Muse will provide you with a shopping experience full of all the designer pieces you adore, at deeply discounted prices.

So where do these pretty little items come from?
Their collection of apparel, jewelry, shoes, and accessories are curated from numerous upscale boutiques, as well as their Black Tie Service consignors across the US. Their "Black Tie" service gives all of you fabulous fashionable ladies the opportunity to turn your unwanted luxury pieces into cash or credit on-site. Not a Houstonian? No worries, you can always ship your selections to them for a full appraisal.

For the boutique owners in the crowd, this is a brilliant way to recoup costs associated with overstock items you no longer need, that still deserve to find a happy stylish home.

You can also visit for professional styling tips, fashion features, and interviews with trendsetters and influencial peeps across the county.

For more information on Mulberry Muse or to inquire about consignment opportunities, upcoming tour dates or boutique buyouts, or email at: .

Monday, February 9, 2015

Cirque du Soleil's #Amaluna Ticket Giveaway

Everybody's favorite French Circus is coming to town, and we have a 2 sets of tickets to giveaway for the show on Feburary 18th! Visit our FB page, give it quick like, and leave a comment to enter.

Want more entries? Give Cirque du Soliel some love:)
(1 additional entry each)

Contest ends 2/13/15

Monday, January 5, 2015

Breakfast with Adara Medical Spa

Drop the kiddos off at school and head over to Adara Medical Spa for a fun and informative breakfast with hostess Candace Thomas of Luxe with Kids. Enjoy lite bites, mimosas & coffee while learning
about various treatments and products that will keep you busy moms 
looking refreshed and beautiful with little to no downtime!

All attendees receive 10% off treatments/products purchased
that morning, complimentary makeup touch ups & a goody bag!

Bring a friend and be entered in a raffle to win a
complimentary HydraFacial treatment! 

For more information and to RSVP, click here. 

Friday, January 2, 2015

Date Night giveaway from Alamo Drafthouse!

A few weeks ago, my husband (Houston) and I were lucky enough to have a date night courtesy of our fabulous friends at the Alamo Drafthouse.  It was my first time visiting an Alamo Drafthouse, so I expected our trip to Vintage Park would be similar to all of the other foodie movie taverns I'd visited before. Boy was I wrong. My first clue, the amazing local and craft brews on tap at the bar.  I got our movie time wrong (oops), so we had some time to kill at the bar, and we were quite happy that we did. Houston was like a kid on Christmas morning when he realized they had a large barrel of Sailing Santa (Saint Arnold's), anxiously awaiting his arrival.  If you've never had a Sailing Santa, be sure track it down. Elissa + Christmas Ale = holiday hops happiness. It is released in a very limited supply, so the fact that Alamo Drafthouse had it was très impressive. I had a Bombshell Blonde (Southern Star), my personal favorite, and Houston was also able to squeeze in a Buried Hachet Stout before our showtime.

During the movie, the two of us absolutely destroyed our burgers, but we made sure to leave room for some dessert. We went with the hot out of the oven cookies. Ooooooh the cookies. We ordered two chocolate chip and two oatmeal raisin. I don't think Houston had more than a bite because I inhaled them before he had the chance. They were amazing.  I may or may not have also had a Long Island Iced Tea during the flick, but that's neither here nor there.    

Ready to have your own date night full of craft beers, cocktails,  savory food, and hot out of the oven cookies????

I thought you might:)

To ENTER for TWO movie tickets and a $50 gift card follow the simple instructions below...

1. Leave a comment below OR on our Facebook page. You can tell us why you deserve your own date night, what movie you'd see, or just a random fact about your life. Doesn't really matter, as long as you leave a comment, you're entered.

That's it:) but if you'd like extra entries....
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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Manor Pop Up Shop at Atrium Ready to Wear

So excited to announce Manor's first ever Pop Up Shop!! Come visit us at Atrium Ready to Wear on Tuesday, November 4th from 4-6 pm. Monica of Classy and Fabulous and Bethany of Southern Chic Style are the evening's hosts. Over the next few days, I'll share some of the fun gifty items that will be ready and waiting for you:)  See you there!

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Haras Cup this weekend!

Giddy up for the inaugural Haras Cup benefiting Kids' Meal Houston on Friday, October 24 - Sunday, October 26.

Free and open to the public, horse lovers and people of all ages and interests are invited to gather at Haras Hacienda, an elegant ranch located just 40 minutes from downtown Houston in Magnolia, TX, for a three-day event featuring a a highly-acclaimed equestrian competition and carnival filled with good music, food and exciting activities. Guests can experience equestrians of all ages and levels compete with national and international competitors, in addition to an array of  exhibitions, vendor booths and entertainment for adults and children. Event highlights include a fashion show sponsored by local designer Jonathan Blake, an opening night cocktail party with a DJ, and a hat derby sponsored by Thomas Markle Jewelers. VIP tickets will be available for purchase, which includes prime seating during the competitions and gourmet foods and beverages service throughout the weekend. For attendees who do not wish to purchase a VIP ticket, general seating has access to a wide variety of delicious, international food stands and cash bars. Attendees will also be able to participate in a silent auction.

Click here for VIP tickets and more details:) 

Monday, September 29, 2014

Serente Spa Airbrush Tan

So you may have seen the unbelievable eyelashes I had a couple of weeks ago from when I visited Serente Spa for my first eyelash extensions. A week later (this post is super duper delayed), I went in to experience their Airbrush tan. As somebody who is a bit challenged in the pigment department, there are few services that I need more than this one. Brittney did an amazing job, and took her time making sure the color that she used was customized specifically for my skin. She even stopped spraying to adjust it a couple of times which was amazing. I could tell she really cared about making it the best match for my skin tone, and it was. Not too orange, not too dark. She also did some airbrush sculpting, where she shaded certain areas a bit to make them look more toned and defined. Pretty much making anyone unstoppable in bikini. Want your own? Contact them now to get 20% off your first pampering. Here's what you need to know to prep for your session:  


To reduce skin damage and yet still look golden and
healthy, they offer the Infinity Sun sunless spray.
This all natural, anti aging spray tan is applied by a 
certified airbrush professional by hand, leaving the 
skin looking radiant and healthy with a 
natural-looking golden brown glow.

  • Shower, shave and exfoliate before your  appointment, removing all lotion, moisturizer and makeup from the face and body to ensure a clean 
  • After 8 hours the tan is fully developed and should be rinsed off
  • wear something loose and dark. Loose black maxi dresses work the best and wear flip flops! 
  • You're welcome to wear a swimsuit, just your skivvies, or go totally buff during the tan. It's up to you! 
One Tan 15 min/ $45
Bring a friend, book back to back-  30 min/ $80 total 
Party packages also available

Contact them here.