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Discovery Green Mist Tree and Park

Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend (and Week): October 30-November 5, 2014

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of October 30 - November 5, 2014! To help you navigate, below are the posts mentioned in the … [Read More...]

Discovery Green Mist Tree

Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids!  October 30, 31, November 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,  2014

On Friday, join me at Discovery Green for Scream on the Green!  This family friendly event will have music, prizes and a costume contest.  Watch … [Read More...]

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Williams Tower Water Wall

Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park at Williams Tower – Visiting Houston’s Parks, One Week at a Time

Address: 2800 S. Post Oak Boulevard in the Galleria In the middle of the busy Galleria is a 64 foot tall wall of water. Across from the Galleria's … [Read More...]

Jones Hall for the Performing Arts

Flash Giveaway: 4 Symphony Tickets, African Safari with Music from the Lion King, 11/1/14 10:00am

Go on an African Safari on Saturday as the Houston Symphony performs songs from the Lion King for Houston families.  All ages are invited … [Read More...]

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Where in Houston? University of Houston!

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's on of the many works of art at the University of Houston! … [Read More...]

Discovery Green Mist Tree

Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids!  October 30, 31, November 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,  2014

On Friday, join me at Discovery Green for Scream on the Green!  This family friendly event will have music, prizes and a costume contest.  Watch Frankenweenie on the lawn, get your faces painted and find the BigKidSmallCity tent!  You can also stop by Phoenicia, next door, for a little urban trick or treating! On Saturday and Sunday, head to Ellington Field for the Wings Over Houston … [Read More...]

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Where in Houston?

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Buckets of Halloween Hugs

Boo Your Kids with a Pumpkin Egg Hunt!

My kids absolutely love doing egg hunts in the spring time and they are also crazy about Halloween activities. This year I decided to combine the two and they had a blast! I have a bin full of plastic eggs that sits in the attic for most of the year. This week I got it down and pulled out all the orange eggs (other colors will work too if you don’t have enough orange). If you don’t have a stash … [Read More...]

Oil Ranch Windmill

Oil Ranch – Visiting Houston’s Parks (& Farms!) One Week at a Time!

Address:  23501 Macedonia Road : Hockley, TX 77447 Admission:  $14.95 per person, 24 months & Up (Group Rates Available) The local farms are open!  To celebrate, this week's park review is actually a farm review!  It's super-sized outdoor Houston fun. Oil Ranch is located just outside of Houston, in Hockley.  For one admission fee, kids get to run wild on 50 acres and access all actives … [Read More...]

Oil Ranch Big Pumpkins

Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend (and Week): October 23-29, 2014

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of October 16-22, 2014! To help you navigate, below are the posts mentioned in the audio clip: Full List of Weekend Events for October 23-29 Free Email Sent Thursday, with Things-To-Do Each Weekend … [Read More...]

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What Houston Area Pediatric Dentist Do You Recommend? You Asked Us!

You are supposed to take the kids to the dentist when they turn 1 years old... but where do you go? You can pick a dentist that is good with kids, or a pediatric dentist that only works with kids. My kids go to my "adult" dentist, and so far, so good. Some of my friends are go to a pediatric dentist and love them. Really, you need to just try a dentist and see if they are a good fit. But where … [Read More...]

Rice Ball Faces with Sprout Hair

Moms, Join Me! Creative Lunch Box Ideas, October 27, 2014!

Moms (& Dads!), join me at West U Wellness on Monday, October 27, at 7:00pm. Do you pack lunches each school day? Are you already out of ideas? On Monday, I'll be showing you how to make some easy and creative lunches for the (approximately) 5 million boxes you still need to pack this school year!   The event is free and light refreshments will be provided. All you need to do is … [Read More...]

True Food Kitchen

True Food Kitchen – Our Search for Houston’s Best Restaurants for Kids

Address:  1700 Post Oak Blvd, Houston 77056 Age Appropriate:  All ages! Price:  $-$$ Hi, I'm Juliette! My husband, my 7-year-old and I love going out to eat and we are sharing our restaurant finds with you. There is a new food trend in town and I like it! Healthy restaurants are popping up everywhere in town. We have reviewed a few already and I am really excited about this one. True Food … [Read More...]

Oil Ranch Lake and Barn

Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids!  October 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29,  2014

Plan on another great weekend!  It's nearly Halloween and families have a lot to do in Houston! Start Saturday by painting the walls and floors at Main Street Theater, with professional graffiti artist Daniel Anguilu and sidewalk artist Life in Colors! Get your pumpkin carved and blinged at Mandell Park on the same morning.  The first 20 kids can get a free pumpkin there.  Everyone can bring … [Read More...]

World Map

Where in Houston? City Hall!

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's from just inside the front door of City Hall, on the ceiling! It's open to the public and right by the Houston Visitor Center. Go see it! … [Read More...]

Rigatoni with Broccoli and Sausage

Quick & Easy Dinner Idea: Rigatoni with Broccoli and Sausage

Hi this is Pranika! I am still working on my 4 year-old being open to food that is not deconstructed. When meal planning last week, I showed her a recipe with a picture of pasta with turkey and broccoli and to my surprise, she said okay. I changed the recipe up a bit to accommodate our family and served it as a one pot meal, with no additional sides. It was quite simple, full of flavor and … [Read More...]

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Where in Houston?

Where in Houston was this picture taken? … [Read More...]

Smither Park at Orange Show 2

Smither Park – Visiting Houston’s Parks, One Week at a Time

Address:   2402 Munger St, Houston, TX 77023 Smither Park is not your usual park!  Located next to the Orange Show Monument, this lot is being transformed into an outrageous work of art! All over the park, broken ceramics, bottle caps, tiles and shells create playful works of art. There is a stage, pavilion, swings and soon... a "coin roll" were visitors can watch quarters follow pathways … [Read More...]

Scott Family Picture

Meet Chanda Scott of The Pampered Pickle – Houston mom, letting you get all your baby items, without buying them!

At BigKidSmallCity, we believe the more we know about the people of Houston, the smaller our city feels. And who better to meet than a Houston mom letting you try all your baby products, without having to buy them?! Meet Chanda Scott of The Pampered Pickle! In her own words, she tells us about her family, her business and what she likes about Houston! Hello Houstonians, we're The Scott … [Read More...]

Houston Mural

Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend (and Week): October 16-22, 2014

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of October 16-22, 2014! To help you navigate, below are the posts mentioned in the audio clip: Full List of Weekend Events for October 16-22 Free Email Sent Thursday, with Things-To-Do Each Weekend … [Read More...]

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