Massage Envy Spa (Giveaway for 1-hour massage in Cypress, Texas!)

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Did you happen to see my Sprint Tri recap post last year? I talked about how a massage helped me prepare for the race. I’ve competed in several triathlons since then, and massages are such a huge benefit to help me prepare and recover from these athletic events. But I’m learning that massages are really a […]

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Salata Eat Light at Night Promotion (free salad or wrap!)

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I’ve shared with you my love of Salata before. Salata, The Next Generation Salad Bar, offers over 50 toppings including my favorites: grapes, strawberries, black beans, crab and the absolute best fat-free mango dressing EVER (which is 0 Weight Watchers PP – BTW!) They also have wraps, soup and some of the best iced-tea and lemonade flavors. So […]

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Color Fun Fest 5K – November 1st in Houston (Discount tickets!)

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I love attending local fun runs and have participated in many over the last several years. I can’t believe I haven’t had the opportunity to experience a color run yet. I was going to go to the Color Fun Fest last spring, but the event date conflicted with the kid’s swim team meet, so I couldn’t go. […]

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Free Fire Safety App: Sparky and the Case of the Missing Smoke Alarms

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Did you know that it’s National Fire Prevention Week? When I was little, my mother’s friend’s apartment caught on fire. I remember how devestating it was to her. All of her belongings were destroyed but thankfully, her injuries were treatable. My family used the opportunity to talk about fire safety and we figured out a spot […]

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VTech InnoTab 3 Plus Learning Tablet Review and Giveaway!

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Still Living The Dream contributing writer, Tanya, and her son, Michael, are here today with a review of the new VTech InnoTab 3 Plus Learning Tablet. Check out what they thought and then be sure to enter to win one in our giveaway just in time for the holidays! Many thanks to VTech for providing […]

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Washdrops: Rinse-free Car Wash formula (Coupon!)

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After some pretty crazy rain in Houston, we woke up to a beautiful Sunday morning last weekend. The minivan was pretty grimy from going back and forth to soccer practice and games, play rehearsals and running errands, so we decided to take advantage of the sunny day and clean it up. Over the summer while at Blogger […]

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#FitMadeFun – Healthy Lifestyle for Kids with CLIF Kid and LeapFrog LeapBands!

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School is back in session and while it’s still hot (really, really hot!) in Houston, the Fall season is really just around the corner. For the love of pumpkin bread, I heart the Fall! As the holiday season approaches, the temperatures will finally begin to drop which makes for much better outdoor running weather! The […]

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Weekend Getaways Close to Home – Our #Staycation at Woodlands Resort

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Sometimes you just need to get away! Taking a break from the worries of work, schedules and your normal routine can be such a great way to gain a new perspective and relax, but it can also be hard to carve out time to go on a long vacation. Plus, organizing and financing a trip […]

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My Triathlon Experience

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Success! Tanya and I finished the Cypress Sprint Triathlon last Sunday. We’ve been training all summer and crossing that finish line was such a rush…an amazing feeling of accomplishment. Any time I finish a race, whether it’s a 5K or a marathon (I ran the Hawaii marathon in 1999), I celebrate the fact that I […]

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Meet New Contributing Writer, Tanya!

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Help me welcome a new contributing writer to Still Living The Dream…Tanya Avery. Tanya is a fabulously fun, smart and witty gal and talented writer. I’m proud to call her a friend and have talked about her often in my posts. She is my “true” and you are going to love her, too! I’m so […]

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