Afternoon Tea with Authors of Substance

Barbara Taylor Bradford is the bestselling British-American novelist whose career took off in 1979 with her debut novel, A Woman of Substance. She will be coming to Houston, April 8, 2015, for afternoon tea and conversation benefitting The Women’s Home at the Four Seasons alongside author and Congressional Medal of Honor Nominee, Joanne King Herring. This event will […]

Giving Houston a Reason to Run

Sunday, January 18, 2015, thousands of runners gathered at the starting line downtown before the morning light even crested over the buildings. These runners had all trained for months to participate in the Chevron Houston Marathon, and all had their own motivations driving them to the finish line. Every year as a part of the Chevron […]

Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Gets Involved at The Cottage Shop

A signed photo of the volunteers in The Cottage Shop, sent by The David M. Underwood Chapter of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance On November 14, 2014, The Cottage Shop had the help of a student group from the University of Houston. The David M. Underwood Chapter of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance helped sort, organize and hang donations […]

Introducing Cheri Barton!

If you’ve stopped by The Cottage Shop lately, you may have noticed a new face on staff. The Women’s Home is excited to introduce our new Cottage Shop Manager, Cheri Barton. With a background in both fashion merchandising and psychology, Cheri’s rare combination of skills makes her a perfect fit as manager of The Cottage Shop. […]