It's Friday, so it's time to take a look around and find the best deals in art, beauty, fashion and style -- it's a whole lot better than working!
Today's Houston Press Voice Daily Deal is good for half-off ($10 for $20) for one admission to the Houston Museum of Natural Science Exhibit Hall, which features both the new Paleontology Hall and the new Hall of Ancient Egypt.
The Paleo Hall has everything from trilobites to T. Rex; the predators and prey featured in the new exhibit are always in action, displayed in a "prehistoric safari" that includes the grand saga of human evolution. In short, it's freaking awesome.
The brand-spanking new Hall of Ancient Egypt is "a quintessential example of what archaeologists call primary civilization; the themes of writing, religion, natural resources and of course mummification will be explored in this new, permanent exhibition hall."
All that for ten bucks? Yes, please. And don't forget to stop by the HMNS gift shop, where you can shop for some seriously gorgeous jewelry.
• Save up to 85 percent off on your choice of two deals from Artistic Photo Academy: $39 for a three-hour digital photography class with an 11"x14" canvas print ($248 value) OR $75 for a three-hour digital photography class for two with two 11"x14" canvas prints ($468 value). Your choice of five area locations (Galveston Beach, Hermann Park, Bear Creek Park, or one of two Humble locations). Voucher expires 90 days after purchase, limit one per person, two additional as gifts; limit one per person. • Half-off ($25 for $50) on designer maternity apparel at Pickles & Ice Cream. Voucher expires 90 days after purchase, limit one per person, one additional as gift; limit one per visit, in-store only.
Save 50 percent on your choice of two deals at Harmony Bodyworks: $35 for a body wrap ($70 value) or $25 for a 60-minute facial ($50 value). Limit one per customer, one additional as gift; appointments required, other restrictions apply -- see deal for details.
Houston Tidbits + Hanky Panky
Through a partnership with Gilt Group, the folks over at Houston Tidbits are offering a very swanky 40 percent off at Hanky Panky. Purchase adorable undies online by clicking through the Houston Tidbits promotional link.
Save 20 percent this weekend with Elaine Turner -- online, or shop in store! Use online code EXTRA20 at the checkout.