Party City

5 Pro Tips for Throwing the Best Party Ever

“No matter what time of year it is, have an extra bag of ice in your freezer, because you will always run out. It’s Texas. Just do it.”

08/26/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Bayou City Bash

Party City: How to Throw the Perfect Celebration in Houston

We at Houstonia decided to do the leg work for you with this guide, even asking local pros to share their secrets. All that’s left to do? Find an excuse to host one. Given how much Houstonians love a good party, we’re sure you’ll think of something.

08/26/2019 Edited by Abby Ledoux

Party City

5 Out-of-the-Box Themes for Your Next Celebration

Plus, all the ingredients you need for the most Houston photobooth of all time.

08/26/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Essay

A Life, in Parties

The parties we throw become snapshots we carry with us forever, monuments to moments big and small.

08/26/2019 By Abby Ledoux

No Tears Left to Cry

5 Ways to Get Over Your Ex and Embrace This Hot Girl Summer

Consider this your self-care to-do list.

08/09/2019 By Alexis Vargas

Woman Crush Wednesday

#WCW: Chasity Sereal

This H-Town designer thinks beyond the white wedding dress.

08/07/2019 By Siena DeBolt

Mommy Nearest

In the Market for More Mom Friends? There's an App for That.

We chat with Michelle Kennedy, London mama and CEO of Peanut, the moms-only social network that officially launches in Houston this week.

07/29/2019 By Laura Furr Mericas

Fly Me to the Moon

5 Ways to Have Your Own Moon Moment

It's Space City—an Apollo 11 anniversary celebration is mandatory.

07/19/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Party Time, Excellent

PartySlate Wants to Be Your One-Stop Shop for Event Planning

Houston is the 10th city the web platform has launched in.

07/12/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Woman Crush Wednesday

#WCW: Paola Kustra

How one woman is democratizing luxury bags.

05/22/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Party Like a Rock-Stark

Sunday Is Coming: Here's How to Throw Your Own Game of Thrones Finale Watch Party

The night will inevitably be dark and full of terrors—plan accordingly.

05/16/2019 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Weekend Warriors

The To-Doux List: May 17-19

This weekend brings bathing beauties and a bunch of outdoor markets.

05/16/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Shades of Gray

Gray Malin Talks Texas, Italy, and His Iconic Aerial Photography

The Dallas native comes to Houston next week for a signing of his latest photography book, ITALY.

05/16/2019 By Abby Ledoux

I Got It (For) My Mama

The To-Doux List: May 10-12

This weekend brings a lot of stuff for Mom, because she deserves it.

05/09/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Woman Crush Wednesday

#WCW: Carrie Colbert

How a driven entrepreneur left a thriving O&G career to live a more colorful life.

05/08/2019 By Layne Lynch

Hostess With the Mostess

Scenes From Lyndsey Zorich's Launch Party for The Avenue

The fashion blogger and 200 of her closest friends toasted the online shop's official opening.

05/06/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Siesta Fiesta

This Rice Village Business Wants to Bring Naptime Back

Nap Bar is exactly what it sounds like.

03/25/2019 By Abby Ledoux

That's Amore

Hotel Granduca is the Closest You Can Get to Italy Without Leaving Houston

With a little imagination, the boutique hotel will transport you to a private Mediterranean villa.

03/08/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Love is in the Air

Whimsical Wintry Gala Features a Surprise Wedding

Ars Lyrica's Mid-Winter Night's Dream Gala broke a fundraising record, too.

03/01/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Mawwiage, That Bwessed Awangement

How Much Are Houstonians Spending on Their Weddings?

Plus: For National Wedding Planning Day, The Knot hosts a 10-hour (!!) Facebook Live Q&A.

03/01/2019 By Abby Ledoux