Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at Macy’s with Chef Kristen Kish
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Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at Macy’s with Chef Kristen Kish

The diverse cuisines of Asia have long, rich histories, some dating back thousands of years. But where are they headed in the future? In America, the land of melting pots and pioneers, that direction is partly in your hands…and woks and pans. In support of Asian Pacific American Heritage month, Macy’s is hosting a number … Continue reading

Go Big or Go Home at the Marriott Marquis Pure Spa
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Go Big or Go Home at the Marriott Marquis Pure Spa

We love a good spa day, and now, downtown Houston has an amazing spa (and pool!) for the ultimate treat yo’self day: the Marriott Marquis’ Pure Spa. Bonus: It’s Not Hou readers and followers get a 20% discount on all services valid until 4/30, AND a glass of champagne on arrival. Use the code ITSME#1 when calling … Continue reading

A Houstonian’s Guide: 24 Hours in Nashville 
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A Houstonian’s Guide: 24 Hours in Nashville 

 This past weekend I took a girl’s trip to the arguably the biggest bachelorette capital of the US–Nashville, Tennessee. Ironically, I wasn’t going for any wedding related activities and instead of donning matching “bride squad” t-shirts, I was accompanied by my mom for a spontaneous weekend trip to visit her sister. With a bit of … Continue reading