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Touch a Truck Austin 2017

Don’t Miss “Touch a Truck” Austin!

When you ask kids about the heroes they admire, some may answer with a list of animated Super Heroes like Spiderman and Batman, but more than likely, you’ll hear a lot of responses about the every day heroes in their lives.

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For my son, the heroes are firemen with their giant, shiny, red trucks. He used to watch Fireman Sam non-stop and would stop and stare at attention any time a firetruck drove by.
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Dallas Ft Worth Auto Show Recap

10 Tips for the Car Show Novice

This week I had the pleasure of visiting the Dallas Ft. Worth Auto Show with the She Buys Cars group.  I was surrounded by smart and experienced auto-enthusiasts who knew things about “suspensions” and “horsepowers.”  I, on the other hand, was there to represent the “clueless, yet curious” car buyer – which probably means that I was representing many of you.  (Read all the way to the end to learn about my newest car-crush! OMGGGGG!)

Note:  If you’re looking for a car-expert type review of the Dallas Ft. Worth Auto show (March 22-26, 2017,)  you’re in the wrong place. BUT, if you’re (like me) and an auto-show newbie who likes to press dashboard buttons, rub leather and load up on trade show swag, this post is for you!
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Why My Listen to Your Mother Performance Included a Parental Warning

Immediately after my Listen to Your Mother performance in May, our amazing photographer, Casey Chapman Ross, gave me a little nudge and said, “just wait until you see the shot I got.”

It was this one. And it perfectly captured the essence of my LTYM Performance.

Listen To Your Mother Austin - How to Receive A Parental Warning for Your LTYM Performance
I’m saying exactly what you think I’m saying.  Photo by Casey Chapman Ross

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HEB Buddy Buck

13 Steps of Playing the HEB Buddy Buck Machine

For those of you who don’t live in Texas, let me take a moment to explain HEB & the HEB Buddy Buck machine.

HEB is the big grocery chain here. It’s pronounced by saying the actual letters, H–E–B. It is not pronounced Heb, like Jeb, and more importantly, it’s not pronounced Hebe, like the ethnic slur. HEB stands for Howard Edward Butt, (cue giggling children.)
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Touch A Truck Austin

Win Free Tickets to Touch A Truck Austin

When you ask kids about the heroes they admire, some may answer with a list of animated Super Heroes like Spiderman and Batman, but more than likely, you’ll hear a lot of responses about the every day heroes in their lives.

Touch-A-Truck-3

 

For my son, the heroes are firemen with their giant, shiny, red trucks. He used to watch Fireman Sam non-stop and would stop and stare at attention any time a firetruck drove by.
(more…)