2017 – 2018 Community Assistance Grant Recipients

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Each year, The Junior League of Houston, Inc. provides Community Assistance Grants to worthwhile organizations that do not receive ongoing volunteer support or financial assistance through the League’s Community Projects. The League’s Community Assistance Committee reviews the grant requests based on their alignment with member-determined impact areas and conducts site visits before making recommendations for…

Healthy resolution eats

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I like New Year’s resolutions. They give me a reason to take stock of how I am doing taking care of myself and those I love. They help me make adjustments in my ultimate goal of living a happier, healthier, balanced life. It never fails that one of my resolutions has to do with health.…

How to Be a Kitchen Angel

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It’s that time again! While Houston may not be a winter wonderland, signs are all around that the holidays are approaching. Decorations serve as friendly reminders that our to-do lists, along with checkout lines in stores, are getting longer. This also means my home is filled with the smell of holiday cookies baking. One of…

National Stuffing Day

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November 2017 HOUSTON – From stuffing to turkey, Houston Life reporter Stephanie Gonzalez is digging in! She takes us behind the scenes at The Pantry. Source: November 21, 2017, Houston Life, KRPC Click2Houston

Bo’s Place, with help from Junior League, helps families coping with loss

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Junior League member: ‘It really puts a lot in perspective about life’ November 2017 HOUSTON – The holiday season can be a difficult time for families coping with the loss of loved ones, as their absence can be felt even more strongly, perhaps around the dinner table. “As a society, it’s hard for us to talk…

Thanksgiving to-go: Take the stress out of Turkey Day with these 11 restaurant take-out options

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November 2017 Who needs the hassle of trying to prepare a Thanksgiving feast? Stop worrying and let one of Houston’s top restaurants take all the stress out of your Thanksgiving meal. With choices ranging from traditional selections with a Southern flair to Mexican-inspired fare and everything in between, these take-out options will have the whole family begging for…

Don’t feel like cooking? Order Thanksgiving dinner from these local restaurants

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November 2017 Home cooks already are ramping up for the busy holiday entertaining season. It’s our World Series. But those who want to host a Thanksgiving meal at home without spending hours upon hours in the kitchen – or those whose culinary work space is unavailable because of Hurricane Harvey damage – should consider their…

Junior League of Houston Celebrates Beauty in the Community

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After Devastating Storm Hits Houston, the Annual Opening Style Show with Tootsies. The Junior League of Houston, Inc., invited guests to celebrate at the annual Opening Style Show, fittingly themed Style En Pointe: Beauty in Motion. In light of the damage Hurricane Harvey left behind in Houston, the League showcased the beauty of the massive…

Skip the Dishes & Actually Enjoy Thanksgiving with Your Family

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One of Houston’s best-kept secrets for delicious dishes on-the-go is The Pantry at The Junior League of Houston, Inc. November 2017 Stocked with everything from bakery items to frozen casseroles prepared in the Tea Room Kitchen, the Junior League provides convenient yet quality food for the general public. With the Thanksgiving holiday quickly approaching and…

Junior League of Houston Is a One-Stop-Shop for Thanksgiving

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Skip the Cooking & Spend More Time Enjoying the Holiday with Family November 2017 WHO: The Junior League of Houston, Inc., an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. WHAT: One of the city’s best-kept secrets for tasty dishes on-the-go, The…