On week two of our self-isolation experience in Houston, the city has officially issued a Stay Home, Work Safe initiative through April 3, 2020. On today’s episode we share how we are coping with the “new normal,” what we are noticing on social media from brands, individuals and influencers, and our overall thoughts on saying something when it counts.
Whether it’s the charm of the hill country, Dallas during the Texas State Fair, or Austin during SXSW, there’s never a shortage of things to do and discover when you’re in the Lone Star State. And that’s not even including the dozens of small towns you’ll visit along the way when you’re driving from one major city to another. In Texas, we drive. That’s just our way of life.
It’s been my home for the past 18 years. Houston, for me, is the place where I feel most comfortable. It is the city that took in a family of immigrants and opened doors for us, far beyond our wildest imaginations. It is the city where I met my wife, started a family, and eventually a business. For all intents and purposes, I guess you could say, it is my compass in the universe. The place I naturally gravitate towards no matter how far away I venture. To understand Houston, however, takes serious dedication. The burgeoning metropolis nestled amid bustling highways, byways and tollways, as well as incorporated and unincorporated annexes from the Gulf Coast to the hill country, is home to some six million residents from all over the world. The city was recently recognized as the most diverse in the United States and is well on its way to surpass Chicago as the third-largest in the country by population.
This is part of a collaboration with DriveShop. All opinions expressed are my own. The allure of being able to get away is something Anjelica and I both really appreciate. There’s just something soothing about knowing you can hop into your car any time you choose and drive away into […]
There’s something about getting out of your home after you haven’t done so in a while that’s kind of refreshing. New almost, as if you’re doing so for the very first time again. Especially if we are talking about a social event where you will be around others. It doesn’t […]
This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Prudential and DiMe Media. However, all opinions expressed are my own. It’s kind of hard to put into words how much it meant to finally bring a Hispanicize signature event to the state of Texas, but I think the reactions from attendees […]
Disclosure: This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Latina Home Party and DiMe Media. However, all opinions expressed are my own. Ladies and gentlemen, we’re always looking for great opportunities to share. And this one seemed like a great one to pass along for the summer. I mean, enjoying […]
About a month ago I was invited to spend my evening with pretty little cats! I waited on this blog post because I wanted to give a clear update on the future of El Gato Coffee House in Houston. The folks behind this fun coffee shop concept had recently started […]