1. Hou Can Stay-Cation
La Maison. Escape to the city … Escape to La Maison in Midtown, an urban bed and breakfast, a slice of European flavor in the heart of Houston.
- Owners – Genora Boykins and Sharon Owens
- IG: @lamaisonmidtown
- Location – 2800 Brazos St, Houston, TX 77006
- Book your staycation in Houston’s midtown area, near the Aquarium, walk or run along the bayou on a Saturday morning.
2. Wine O’Clock
Mutiny Wine Room. Open for wine tastings, retail wine sales and wine-in & dine-in service.
- Owners – Emily Trout and Mark Ellenberger
- IG: @mutinywineroom
- Location – 1124 Usener St, Houston, Texas, 77009
- Enter the Tasting Room for a fun session of curated and educational wine flights.
3. The Way To Her Heart Is Through Her Stomach
Ginger Kale. Cafe at Hermann Park
- Owner – Cassie Ghaffar
- IG: @ginger_kale
- Outdoor seating, takeout, great pick-up for picnics!
- Location – 6104 Herman Park Dr Houston TX 77030
Essential Body Bar. At Essential Body Bar they use their medical background coupled with the highest quality of client service to help heal your body naturally while surrounding you with an elevated spa experience.
- Owner – Letrice Mason
- IG: @essentialbodybar
- They offer customized corrective skincare solutions, advanced body therapy massages, non invasive body treatments, femine Wellness and much more.
- Location – 1622 W. Alabama St. Houston, Texas 77006
5. Sweets For Thy Sweet
Sweet Bribery. The new standard in house made ice creams and confections. Offering adult fun too in the form of wine, beer, and champagne floats!
- Owner – Sharon Gofreed
- IG: @sweetbribery
- At Sweet Bribery, we create indulgent ice cream and covetable treats, all crafted from the finest ingredients.
- Location – 250 West 19th Street Houston, Texas 77008
6. Get Inspired
Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Co. They challenge audiences and theatre artists by creating and performing bold, innovative, and fresh theatrical works grounded in the best traditions of the dramatic arts. With a strong feminine presence in their artistic vision, they strive to feature the work of female playwrights, actors, and directors, which promotes the empowerment of women through the performing arts.
- Owner – Jennifer Decker
- IG: @mildredsumbrella
- Local non-profit theater company that is currently offering “Women Rock” series and previously has offered series like #enough, black female playwrights, a monologue series of short monologues by Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde, Chekhov, Shaw, Euripides, and other famous writers of plays
- Location – virtual
Cacao & Cardamom. Discover expertly-crafted luxury chocolates, whimsical flavors and classic technique.
- Owner – Annie Rupani
- IG: @cacaoandcardamom
- Chocolatier, Annie Rupani, uses new ideas and techniques to open an infinite world of possibilities, changing the way you see chocolate.
8. Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue
Petal Bar. Colorful high quality dried floral. Perfecto for events, workshops, gifts, & centerpieces.
- Owner – Jess Siefert
- IG: @petalbar
- Gift boxes that can be shipped, dried arrangements, succulents, and living arrangements.
- Location – online ordering