Flashback5k10k Fun Run and Fitness Expo Giveaway (5 Prizes approx. total value $850)


  We get so excited whenever we find out about fun filled opportunities for the whole family here in Houston.  Though I’m not a fun runner, many of my friends are and I appreciate opportunities to support them in their efforts as well as help our community with the funds that are raised during these (Continue Reading…);

Recyclebank: Working to Make the World Cleaner and Greener


Do you often feel like your efforts to make the world cleaner and greener are too small to matter? Many people do, and they often wonder how they and others can make a real difference. There is one organization that is working to make waste less wasteful with a network that spans across the nation. (Continue Reading…);

Win VIP Passes to the Vampire Academy Meet and Greet in Houston!

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Enter for your chance to win a  VAMPIRE ACADEMY PRIZE PACK! It includes: 2 – Lollipops 2 – Nail Polish 2 – Minis 1 – iPhone case 1 – Pencil 1 – Hoodie 2 VIP Passes– Meet and Greet Passes at Galleria Fan Event on January 29th NOTE: *Winner must check in by 5:00PM in front of (Continue Reading…);

Vimbly in Vegas: Places to go, things to do and money to save


We love to travel and one of the first things we do when we consider our next travel adventure is search the Internet to find places to go and things to do when we get there.  I recently learned about Vimbly.com, a website which offers you travel and event information and more in New York, (Continue Reading…);

Zoo Lights: A Houston Zoo Holiday Tradition


The Houston Zoo is an urban wildlife sanctuary where families can learn about and experience first- hand all that nature has to offer.  During the holiday season, the Houston Zoo offers another attraction: Zoo lights. It is a holiday tradition and this year’s event promises to be larger than ever. Lights for the Season   (Continue Reading…);

Education.com: Learning Resource for Parents


Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links which help to support this site. However, all opinions expressed are 100% my own and my families. Parents often seek ways to get more education into their kids’ daily lives and thanks to the wonders of the internet, a plethora of ides is often just a few clicks away. (Continue Reading…);

Planetpals.com: Befriend the Earth and Have Fun in the Process


Are you looking for some fun green- inspired activities for your kids? Could you use a little more education on the planet we share? If your answer to one or both question is yes, then a good web site to visit online is Planetpals.com, an online resource that encourages kids, parents, and teachers to be (Continue Reading…);

Yabba Dabba Do! Pedal Party party time and giveaway

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   Disclosure:  I was provided with seats on this pedal party in order to provide this content and information described in this post.  However, all opinions expressed are 100% my own.   This past weekend, our brand new group of Houston Bloggers from  Blog Free – Houston and Beyond and Hello Houston! Media’s network took to the streets of (Continue Reading…);

Celebrating our Military with Memorial Day freebies and discounts

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Sure, Memorial Day is known for being the “beginning of summer,”  but let’s not forget that it’s not just about BBQs and pool parties, but about the sacrifices that our past and present military members and their families have made.   That is what makes these fabulous freebies available to the military even more special. (Continue Reading…);

Father’s Day freebies 2013 and deals

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  Father’s Day, June 16, 2013   Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links however all opinions expressed are 100% my own.  As always when using freebies please check with your location to make sure that it is participating as it may vary.    Here’s a letter I wrote to my dad for Father’s Day . . (Continue Reading…);

Houston family fun with the Comicpalooza Ticket Giveaway

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Disclosure: This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Comicpalooza, however, all opinions expressed are 100% mine. It’s no secret to many of you that I am a big old geek.  I love my science fiction and my super hero stories.  So, it should also come as no surprise that I’m so (Continue Reading…);

Movie review: The remarkable Robert Downey Jr. is ‘Iron Man 3′

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I recently had the opportunity to attend the sneak peek of “Iron Man 3″ in 3D here in Houston and “he” is back and brawnier, brasher and billionaire-y than ever before!  Who?  Robert Downey Jr. in “Iron Man 3!” “Iron Man 3″ available in both 3D and Real D picks up for Tony Stark right (Continue Reading…);

Texas Music Festival and Vacation Get Away Giveaway (5 winners ends May 2)

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This is a sponsored post, however all opinions are completely my own based on my experience. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Twitter. Making Family Traditions through Music and Memories  WALTER HALL PARK      807 HIGHWAY 3 NORTH      LEAGUE CITY, TX 77573 Family fun, food, music (Continue Reading…);

Bruegger’s Bagels 3 Free Bagel Day and chance to win Bagel Box

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Bruegger’s Bagels is celebrating its 30th  anniversary but did you know that Children’s Miracle Network is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year also? To celebrate, Bruegger’s Bagels is bringing back its 3 Free Bagel Day next Thursday, April 25 from open until 2pm. To get your free bagels, visit the Bruegger’s Bagels Facebook page and click on the “3 Free (Continue Reading…);

2013 Lions Club Safari Run Obstacle Course: Save 59% on your entry and support Houston charities

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Have you heard of the Lions Club Safari Run Obstacle Course here in Houston?   It’s coming up and if you want to participate in this fabulous fitness challenge on May 4, 2013  you can save money on your entry fee with this money saving Groupon that is available for a limited time! The 3-mile Safari (Continue Reading…);