Category: Blogs


‘The Magicians’ charms both readers and viewers

I spent last night watching the first episode of SYFY’s new TV series “The Magicians.”

Love where you live: A taste of Houston

For my first trip I decided to go to the not so far destination of Houston. Yes I know, great effort travel lady. But really; it is so important to lo...

‘The truth is still out there’ and it’s probably aliens again

With the upcoming release of “The X-Files” mini-series in January, I thought this would be a good time to bring up the topic of David Duchovny and...

‘The Curious Case of Rey Kenobi’

After watching “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” there were tons of theories floating around the internet about the film and its characters. I have ...

‘Better than Anything’ cake

This is a Smith family original recipe for the holidays. If you have a sweet tooth, you will love this dessert!

Looking back on my sophomore year

I have not done my homework this week because I was too busy reflecting on my sophomore year.

First college football game marks an unbeatable experience

This past Thanksgiving weekend I went to my very first college football game, the University of Houston (UH) vs. Navy game at TDECU Stadium.

‘Mr. Robot’ hacks into millennials’ minds

I have spent the past few nights binge watching the USA show “Mr. Robot.” I will not give any spoilers because after reading this blog you should ...

A Christmas for one, please

I never used to talk to myself, but after a few stabs at small talk—weather, bad haircuts, the existence of God, and if so, which one—I found myse...

Swedish American meatballs

Swedish American meatballs are a traditional dish that can be served at any holiday party – if you can get the secret recipe.