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HOUSTON: WIN a $7000 Reverie Mattress – Easy Twitter Sweeps @ReverieSleep #SleepStrong

**Posting in Partnership with Monkeybread Media**

As much as I would LOVE to win this mattress, it would make me even happier if one of my fellow Houstonites actually won it! The #SleepStrong Sweeps is going strong on Twitter and all you have to do on Twitter to enter is TWEET!

Win a Reverie Mattress #SleepStrong [Read more...]

HOUSTON: Enter to WIN the Flashback5k10k Fun Run and Fitness Expo Giveaway – 5 Prize Pack WINNERS #‎jlgc‬ ‪#‎flashback5k10k‬

 **This is a promoted post in partnership with New Creative Media.**

Yes, Houston, the weather will warm up again and we will have our precious warm temperatures back! So it is time to plan to get up, get out and soak it all up! Lucky for our great city, the Flashback5k10k Fun Run AND Fitness Expo is coming! I, for one, am ready to get fit, get reconnected with my family -OUTside the house – and am ready to get swimsuit ready with fun events like this!

Houston, mark your calendar for March 21 – 22 for these two amazing events!

Flashback 5K10K Run and Fitness Expo #‎jlgc‬ ‪#‎flashback5k10k‬ [Read more...]

WIN a Mini Family Vacation to the Wings Over Houston Airshow

**I am a compensated promoter of this giveaway**

 #flyinghigh #Houston #airshow 

If you live in Houston, you undoubtedly have heard of the Wings Over Houston Airshow. But how many of us get to actually fly in one of the planes? Not many, I can assure you. [Read more...]

Mi Cocina in The Woodlands, TX Introduces an Amazing New Menu

**I dined at Mi Cocina as part of a media event.  No compensation was received for this review.**

Mi Cocina sit outside The Woodlands Mall in The Woodlands, TX. In the midst of high end stores and perfectly manicured landscapes, the elegant but casual restaurant stands out. The signage is easy from the parking lot at the back of the mall. [Read more...]

Houston: Introducing Eleven XI for Superior Dining

I wrote this in partnership with Eleven XL Restuarant and  in partnership with New Creative Writing and Money Saving Parent.  All opinions and writings are my own.  Want me to travel for you?  Contact me at [email protected]

It was a hot and balmy night in Houston, TX and I needed a place to dress up, cool off and enjoy that was just a little off my typical suburban chain restaurant map. I had heard about a brand new restaurant in The Heights, Houston that was chef inspired called Eleven XI so I jumped in the car and headed into town. [Read more...]

Choosing the Perfect Restaurant In Your Part of the Country #cbias

Restaurant Blog Hop

A few weeks ago, I told you about My Favorite Restaurants in Houston, TX.  Other bloggers also reported on some awesome ones in their areas, too!  So I am proud to present, to help you in choosing the perfect restaurant, as written by reputable bloggers who would know, in your area that you should check out! [Read more...]

My Houston Staycation in Photos #GoHouston

This is a review sponsored by multiple partners linked below in partnership with New Creative Writing and Money Saving Parent.  All opinions and writings are my own.  Want me to travel for you?  Contact me at [email protected]

A Houston Staycation #GoHouston

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STRAITS Restaurant in CityCentre: A New Favorite #GoHouston

This is a review sponsored by STRAITS Restaurant in partnership with New Creative Writing and Money Saving Parent.  All opinions and writings are my own.  Want me to travel for you?  Contact me at [email protected]

Good food is not hard to find in Houston, TX.  But excellent food with an amazing atmosphere and an experience that you want again immediately is a little harder to stumble upon.

STRAITS Restaurant in CityCentre in Houston, TX is now one of my favorites.  This Singapore inspired restaurant and lounge is such fun.  From the new flavors and foods being presented to me to the open patio that overlooks CityCentre and the bustling activity, I fell in love. [Read more...]

Bistro Alex in Hotel Sorella at CityCentre in Houston is a Must Visit #GoHouston

This is a review sponsored by Bistro Alex in partnership with New Creative Writing and Money Saving Parent.  All opinions and writings are my own.  Want me to travel for you?  Contact me at [email protected]

I was lucky enough to take in the 4th of July this year at Hotel Sorella in CityCentre in Houston, TX.  I loved the rooms, the atmosphere and the feeling of escape from the big, bustling city.

Inside this hip and modern hotel sits a restaurant with wines, food and atmosphere for a romantic dinner in or a family meal with style, called Bistro Alex. [Read more...]

Studio Movie Grill Let’s You Dine in Comfort & Watch the Latest Movies #GoHouston

This is a review sponsored by Studio Movie Grill in partnership with New Creative Writing and Money Saving Parent.  All opinions and writings are my own.  Want me to travel for you?  Contact me at [email protected]

I love movies.  All movies.  And there is something special about watching a newly released movie in a movie theater.  But sometimes, you want to combine a good meal and a good movie and you want it to be more than popcorn and soda.

Studio Movie Grill offers in theater dining with servers and a variety of delicious foods on their menu. [Read more...]

Hotel Sorella in CityCenter Houston Offers Modern Flair #GoHouston

This is a review sponsored by Hotel Sorella in partnership with New Creative Writing and Money Saving Parent.  All opinions and writings are my own.  Want me to travel for you?  Contact me at [email protected]

One thing I love about my adopted hometown of Houston, TX is that whether you drive North, East, South or West, you can enter a different world and experience new things.  And the growth and ideas are amazing.

There was a time that I can remember that going out I10 led to nothing.  Now the area is booming.  And in that boom popped up one of the most fun and exciting parts of Houston – CityCentre.   [Read more...]

Smashburger Delivers Taste & Fun #GoHouston

This is a review sponsored by Snashburger in partnership with New Creative Writing and Money Saving Parent.  All opinions and writings are my own.  Want me to travel for you?  Contact me at [email protected]

I love the variety of restaurants in Houston, TX.  And I try to dine at as many as possible.  And when I hear from friend after friend that one is amazing, I have to check it out!

On a recent staycation in Houston, I had Smashburger on my list.  I have been hearing about it for a while that Smashburger is the place to go for burgers, shakes and more all American food.  So I wanted to check it out for myself! [Read more...]

Explore Your Favorite City for Less with CityPass #GoHouston

This is a review sponsored by CityPass in partnership with New Creative Writing and Money Saving Parent.  All opinions and writings are my own.  Want me to travel for you?  Contact me at [email protected]

Let’s face it.  Whether you are planning a staycation in your own city or a trip somewhere new, activities can get seriously expensive.  Especially if you have children!

On a recent staycation in my hometown of Houston, TX, I was introduced to CityPass.  And I will never travel again without purchasing a book of activities at a steep discount.  Like a 46% savings on 7 possible places to visit from museums to the Zoo and more. [Read more...]

Hotel Icon in Houston, TX Offers Luxury & Class #GoHouston

This is a review sponsored by Hotel Icon in partnership with New Creative Writing and Money Saving Parent.  All opinions and writings are my own.  Want me to travel for you?  Contact me at [email protected]

I live near the expanding, big city of Houston, TX.  It’s booming, eclectic culture is one of the reasons I love it so much. The Museum District, the Medical Center and NASA are all in Houston and I could not be more proud to call it home.

Hotel Icon #GoHouston

But, like most natives, I don’t have much of a chance to check out some of the other jewels in the city.  Such as hotels. Why would I need to? I live here!

Over the 4th of July, I decided that it was time to explore my city.  And that included a night in one of the parts of town that is improving the fastest.  Downtown Houston.  So, thanks to Hotel Icon, I got to re-explore that part of town and bunk in luxury too.

Hotel Icon is nestled on the edge of Downtown Houston.  It is tucked away, easy to miss but necessary to find. [Read more...]

My Favorite Restaurants in Houston, TX

Restaurant Blog Hop #cbias

Houston, TX is a huge city full of life, food and entertainment.  I have lived here and in surrounding area for 23 years.  In that time I have been impressed with the mix of culture from the food to the people.

Are you coming to Houston?  Check out my personal favorite restaurants in Houston that I go back to time and time again in and around town! [Read more...]

Houston Symphony’s Pixar in Concert

Gather your children, your imagination and your musical inclinations and head to the Houston Symphony for Pixar in Concert Friday, July 19, 2013 and Saturday, July 20, 2013!

My girls are going to FLIP when they go on the 20th to hear their favorite songs played expertly for their enjoyment! [Read more...]

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