My #StickaPic Craft Party – HP Social Media Snapshots Photo Paper @Staples with Special Discount

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I love to make things, especially during the holiday season. It’s fun to give homemade gifts and when I use photos in my DIY projects, it makes them extra special. As an HP Smart Mom Panel member, I have been able to give HP insight into what a small business owner, blogger, mom and DIY/crafter likes […]

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Free Small Business and Blogger Summit in Houston – 11/17/15 #VZWHoustonSMB‬

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  I get asked often by readers, colleagues and friends how they can start their own blog. It’s wonderful to hear from those who have been inspired by Still Living The Dream to go after their passions and I love to point folks towards resources that will help them be successful. As a small business owner […]

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My Chat with Jack Black, Odeya Rush, Ryan Lee and Dylan Minnette from Goosebumps

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I had the chance to meet with Jack Black along with the other lead actors in Goosebumps (Odeya Rush, Ryan Lee and Dylan Minnette) while they were in Houston promoting the film. AHHHH! Be cool, Jenn. Be cool. For a detailed movie review (in summary – it’s great!) check out my previous Goosebumps post. I wanted […]

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Goosebumps Movie Review & The Inside Scoop from Lead Actors Jack Black, Odeya Rush, Dylan Minnette and Ryan Lee

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As a huge* Jack Black fan, I was thrilled to have the opportunity to screen Goosebumps as well as interview Black and the other lead actors from the movie, which will be released nationwide in 3D on October 16, 2015….just in time for Halloween. Goosebumps (rated PG) stars Jack Black as author R.L. Stine, Dylan Minnette as Zach (who also […]

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PediaQ (Pediatric Urgent Care House Call) is coming to North Houston!


Thank you, PediaQ, for giving me the opportunity to share this wonderful service with my readers. While I was compensated for this post, all thoughts and opinions are my own.     These two. They are my loves. And when they don’t feel well, I will do anything I can to help them feel better. […]

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21 Tips for Visiting Universal Orlando & The Wizarding World of Harry Potter


We just got home from a first-time visit to Universal Orlando and had a great time. We’ve been wanting to go on this #FamilyForward adventure organized by Mom It Forward for several years and we finally made it happen! Every year Mom It Forward offers a vacation package for purchase to social media savvy families. […]

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Five Ways Traveling Helps Connect My Family #TravelforReal #FamilyForward

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I love to travel. Over the couple of years I’ve had the opportunity to visit several different destinations …but the best experiences I’ve had by far have been the adventures I’ve taken with my family. It’s funny because I’ve noticed recently that the further we get from home, the closer my family tends to get. At home we […]

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Inspiration Where You Least Expect It

Tonight my nine-year-old daughter told me to get on my running shoes and come outside with her. I begged her to go upstairs and play. I didn’t want to go outside. It’s like Mars in Houston right now and I’ve been feeling bad about myself for skipping work-outs. I have had a hard time keeping up with […]

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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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