Free CPR Training Classes

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The Junior League of Houston, Inc. offers free CPR training to the general public. Saturday classes are available.

Junior League of Houston Raises Nearly $1 Million Amidst Lush Secret Garden Setting

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By Natalie Galerne 2/19/2020 HOUSTON’S PIONEER ORGANIZATION for community philanthropic outreach impressed the crowds once again at its 72nd Annual Charity Ball. The Junior League of Houston’s lavish two-night affair, which drew more than 600 guests, was held at the League’s celebrated Uptown abode earlier this month. The theme—Secret Garden—saw the building’s halls adorned with gorgeous…

Houston’s Secret Garden Nights Deliver Springtime in February

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BY SHELBY HODGE // 02.13.20 PHOTOGRAPHY EMILE C. BROWNE With Houston azaleas blooming well in advance of the season, the flower-infused “Secret Garden” theme of the Junior League of Houston’s annual Charity Ball(s) beautifully echoed the colorful tableau taking place on the building grounds. It was a fertile endeavor with the back-to-back gala evenings bringing…

‘Definition of serendipity’: The story behind Brennan’s of Houston

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Brennan’s of Houston is still located on Stuart Street in Midtown in a building originally designed by the late John F. Staub for The Junior League of Houston. Its architecture is similar to that of the 1795 Rillieux House in New Orleans, which is home to Brennan’s of New Orleans.  Photo: Courtesy of Brennan’s of…

The holidays’ final course

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CHOCO MINT, YES Consider the Mint Chocolate Cupcakes from Stop and Smell the Rosemary for Valentine’s Day, or any day. (Photo courtesy of the Junior League of Houston)   Cooking Buzz is produced in partnership with the Junior League of Houston, a women’s charitable and education organization founded in 1925.   I think of the holiday…

Fresh flavors for 2020

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NEW YEAR, NEW RECIPES Try the Vietnamese Pork Tenderloin and Rice Noodle Salad this year. (Photo courtesy of the Junior League of Houston)   If you’re like me, a fresh start is in order after the holiday season, with its hams and turkeys, gravies and jellies, potatoes, stuffings and casseroles. To fight back against that food…

Festive and bold

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BY BLAIRE BURDINE, CONTRIBUTING WRITER | DECEMBER 1, 2019     As a mom to almost-3-year-old twins, convenience is key. If it can’t be made in the slow cooker or pressure cooker, I don’t even consider the recipe as something I could realistically pull off. With that being said, I’ve always felt that the holidays…

Thanksgiving Made Easy: Where to Pre-Order for Turkey Day

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With Thanksgiving less than two weeks away, it’s officially crunch time. No more procrastinating – it’s time to plan for the feast. Here, we’ve rounded up places from where you can pre-order side dishes or pies (perfect for taking to a Friendsgiving potluck), or an entire Thanksgiving meal if you were roped into hosting the…

Take the Hassle Out of Turkey Day

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Whether you want to eat out or want to get Thanksgiving to go, here is a round up of the best Thanksgiving deals in Houston so you can take the prep off your plate. Junior League of Houston – The Pantry Spend Thanksgiving celebrating with friends and family and let The Junior League of Houston…