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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LG G3 SmartPhone – Verizon Event #LGG3

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I love technology that makes my life easier (who am I kidding, I love ANYTHING that makes my life easier!) so when I heard about the chance to get the new LG G3 smartphone from Verizon (and the opportunity to share how you can score one for free, too ) – I jumped at the […]

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Anne Geddes 2015 Calendar – Under The Sea

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In just two days, I’ll be attending Blogger Bash in NYC to learn about the latest and greatest products and initiatives from hundreds of companies. It is going to be a great experience and Tanya Avery and I will be sharing with you what we learn along the way! I’m SO excited that photographer Anne […]

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Blogger Bash Coffee Talk #BBYNC

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In a few days I’ll be headed to New York City for Blogger Bash! I’m very excited about all the fantastic brands and bloggers who are attending. It’s going to be an unbelievable couple of days and I can’t wait to see what’s in store! I love New York. I was born and raised upstate, […]

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Why I Run

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The other day I had the worst. run. ever. I started too late in the morning. By the time I hit the road it was already way too humid and hot for me and even though I know better, I also ate before I left so I started cramping right away. My legs were like lead. […]

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Summer DIY Craft Project: Painted Canvas Shoes

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My kids, especially Annie, love to do arts and crafts projects. While hanging out with some friends last week we had a wild streak and decided to break out the paint. Led by the very crafty and talented Kelly with Life In The Middle  (love her!) we took some plain canvas shoes (we got ours from Five […]

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Staying Cool In Houston During The Summer #reliantsummer (Schlitterbahn giveaway)

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There’s no doubt about it. It’s about to get hot in Houston. Summer solstice was last weekend and even though it’s been warm here for quite awhile, it really is true – summer has just gotten started. July and August bring the worst of the summer heat and we often break up the days with […]

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Salata – The Next Generation Salad Bar (Giveaway)

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By now you probably can guess that I love to go out to eat, but finding healthy food options (especially  for a quick bite) can sometimes be challenging. One of my favorite places? Salata. So when Salata, The Next Generation Salad Bar, recently sent me a gift card to have lunch on them and gave […]

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Big Deals at New Store – #FiveBelowHouston

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On June 6, 2014, Five Below, a retailer of trendy items targeted at the pre-teen and teen market, opened eight stores including the following locations in Houston: Memorial City at Hedwig village, Richmond at Bella Terra, Tomball and Copperfield. They invited me out to visit during the grand opening weekend and gave me a gift […]

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