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The place to go this weekend...

TGIF! It's going on the weekend before Easter. You should go to the Dollar Tree close to you for some Fun/Fabulous Easter /Goodie shopping. EVERYTHING IS $1! You can get so many Easter goodies from decorations, to cake mixes/frosting for Easter dinner dessert, to toys, Easter baskets, brand name Easter candy and more! IT'S ALL $1! Even the Bunny Ears... everyone in the family can get a pair!

Check out www.ileavehappy.com to find a Dollar Tree location close to you. Happy Shopping!

This link can get you a $50 Dollar Tree shopping spree. You can get a bunch of Easter Goodies http://friendswbenefits.mix947.com/app2/Contest/ABJSPJ

The S Lamar Dollar Tree location had the nicest peeps working there. When you walked in you felt welcome....

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A peek inside...

I recently had a blast w/ my honey Ted doing some Easter shopping at Dollar Tree on S. Lamar. They have a ton of Easter Goodies and EVERYTHING is $1! Here's a quick peek at what I discovered!

EVERYTHING IS $1!!! Click here for a chance to win a $50 Dollar Tree Shopping Spree! Imagine how many things you can get at the DOLLAR TREE.. you'll be leaving as the 'Easter Bunny'! www.ileavehappy.com is where you can find the location close to you! Happy Easter shopping!!
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Look what I got for $1!!!!

I had a blast shopping at the Dollar Tree for Easter Goodies. Ted and I had fun w/ the bunny ears in the S. Lamar Dollar Tree, so I had to get them for Easter fun. www.ileavehappy.com will get you to a Dollar Tree close to you, so you can get your Easter Goodie hook up on!

I broke them in during WOTF last Friday at the Key Bar w/ Jack Antonoff/ Bleachers/FUN.

Huey also got in the Easter Bunny Ears fun, which created another Cute/Fun video moment...

$1 got me 3 Fantastic moments with photos/videos that will be cherished for a long time. Great memories made w/ $1 Thanks to Dollar Tree!

Don't forget to register to win a $50 Dollar Tree shopping spree. Think how many moments you can make w/ $50 thanks to the Dollar Tree! http://friendswbenefits.mix947.com/app2/Contest/ABJSPJ
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Sweet E- Preview...

I got a BUNCH of Easter goodies from my Dollar Tree shopping spree at the S. Lamar location. I'm a fan of baking, so I was excited to see cake mixes and frostings at the Dollar Tree for some Easter Baking. I had to test it out for Easter dessert, so I made some for my co-workers. Fermin, Jami & Todd are strick'n the yummy cupcake pose... Looks like they are a 'BIG YES!' for Easter dinner dessert. The Dollar Tree has so many things I had no idea they had, and no shortage of Easter goodies from Easter baskets, to toys and name brand candy! Yummy & affordable since EVERYTHING IS $1! Go to www.ileavehappy.com to find a location near you. ‪#‎ad‬

You can win a $50 shopping Spree at the Dollar Tree here! Go for it! You'll walk out like you are the Easter Bunny! Good Times!http://friendswbenefits.mix947.com/app2/Contest/ABJSPJ
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My honey Ted & I went on a 'Happy Easter Shopping Spree' at Dollar Tree. We popped in the S. Lamar location. It was a lot of fun and we got a BUNCH of cool Easter Goodies for family and friends. They have lots of name brand yummy Easter candies... cool toys.. baskets.. EVERYTHING IS $1! You will leave as 'The Easter Bunny'! Go to www.ileavehappy.com for more 411 and the location nearest you, Be sure to check out cool 'Happier Easter Craft Contest w/ the Dollar Tree! Everything's a $1, so everybody leaves HAPPY! Check out what a $50 shopping spree can get you!

Click here for your chance to win a $50 Easter Shopping Spree from the Dollar Tree!
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Weekend Fun!

Have a Happy & Safe weekend. It's going to be a wet one the first part of it, so be careful driving and getting around.
This song popped in my head....

Here are a few links to weekend fun...

SXSW Music Schedule 2015 Auditorium Shores Fun Free Fun In ATX

Friday, March 20, from 5-9 p.m. and Saturday, March 21, from 2:40-9 p.m. The Auditorium Shores Stage on Lady Bird Lake features a three-day series of free-to-the-public, charity beneficiary concert events with the beautiful Austin skyline serving as the backdrop. Admission is FREEwith a free SXSW Guest Pass wristband, which can be picked up in advance or onsite at the gate. Auditorium Shores, 800 W Riverside Dr, Austin.
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Are you ready for this!

Insurgent, part of the Divergent series, is officially out tomorrow! I'm ready... It's supposed to rain all day on Saturday, so this would be a perfect fun something to do! :)

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Can you believe it's been 25 years?

One of my favorite movies, 'Pretty Woman', celebrates it's 25th Anniversary next Monday, March 23rd. Amazing how time flies since the movie... I graduated college, got married to my Honey Ted, expanded the family w/ Shih Tzu Huey, on a radio tour that has taken me to several cities, experienced loss through Hurricane Katrina, lost both of my parents, been having fun on Mix 94.7 in ATX for close to 9 years... this is just a few of the many things...Wow.. lots have happened in 25 years! Think about what you've done and been through in the past 25 years.... Now go enjoy making even more memories, which I hope has way more happy ones.

This is one of my favorite scenes in the movie. I have run across this type of treatment in stores before, and this scene nails it! LOVE IT!

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Are you in a 'Green Mood'?

I think if you have Green eyes you are covered for today. Although I didn't leave that to chance and went full on 'GREEN MODE'. No pinchers in my direction. I'm 1/2 Irish, so that should cancel out not wearing green too, but again, no chances. I hope your St. Pattty's Day is a Happy & Safe one!
Here's some Irish ear candy that can stick w/ you! Sláinte!

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Here's one for an M-day!

What would you do if you came home to this?

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It's that time...

SXSW Festival time. A time where ATX will be filled with lots more people. Downtown will be even more of a challenge to find parking. Traffic around that area will be jam packed with roads closed. A time where celebs can just pop up out of nowhere. If you enjoy the idea of SXSW Fest, but want to see what's up from a far, this link might be just what you're looking for. Never know what may pop up, especially since it's Friday the 13th!


Here are some suggestions for Eats & Drinks to get away from the SXSW Fest Crowds...


Happy Friday the 13th and weekend coming whatever you may be doing or not doing. Have your kind of Fun! YOu Rock!
I've heard watching the 1st Friday the 13th movie can be lucky because of the start of the Kevin Bacon chain...

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The answer to this question...

What happens when milk is mixed w/ Coke? Take a break and find out.
Happy Friday Eve! HR
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Watch out this weekend in ATX!

SXSW Film Festival kicks off this weekend. There's a big possibility if you are downtown, you could run into STAR POWER. I feel phones getting prepped for ' Rouge Selfies' ,and I'm sure a few stellar photobombs will pop up too. Celebs of all types will be around. Foodie Fans will have to keep a watch out for Anthony Bourdain.

Anthy Bourdain's first novel Bone in the Throat premieres as a movie adaptation at the SXSW festival this weekend. According to Deadline Hollywood, the "culinary mystery" is dark and dramatic. Bone in the Throat follows an ambitious young chef — played by Gossip Girl's Ed Westwick (he'd be cool to run into too) — who is a "witness to a murder in his own kitchen" by his uncle, who is part of the East End London Mob. Westwick becomes embroiled in his uncle's business while trying to undo his mess and stay out of jail himself, all while cooking up some seriously stellar looking dishes. The film — which has been many years in the making — also stars( more Star Power you might run into) Selma's Tom Wilkinson and Kick-Ass 2's Andy Nyman and Bourdain serves as an executive producer.

Check out the trailer. Watch out this weekend!!
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It's coming to ATX!

If you are a fan of game shows, especially 'Wheel of Fortune', then this is for you! Do you catch yourself thinking and saying out loud at times, 'I can do that!'.. 'How could they miss that answer?' or 'Why would they buy another vowel?'.... See how you do the last weekend in March, when the 'Wheelmobile' rolls into ATX!

Here's some basic 411 (KXAN):

Where and when will the Wheelmobile event take place?
The Wheelmobile event will take place during two special days of contestant searches.

Saturday & Sunday, March 28th & 29th from 1 PM – 5 PM

First Texas Honda*
3400 Steck Avenue
Austin, TX 78757

Applications will be given out one hour before each show begins. Shows will begin at 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM, and 4:00 PM, with each show lasting about an hour. There is no need to arrive hours in advance of the event. Everyone who attends the event will be able to submit an application. We will select participants to come to the stage and audition via a random draw.
More here!

Can you solve a puzzle like this? AMAZING...

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ATX Eating & Drinking Guide...

Yes, this is Great for SXSW, but it's Awesome to have for anytime experiencing ATX! Experience something you may not have yet in ATX, no matter how long you've been here. It's also fun to try new things. Here's a start...

Where to Eat Tacos, Tex Mex, And Mexican Near SXSW

The Best Bets for Barbecue Near SXSW

Where to Cure a Hangover in Austin

20 Essential Austin Breakfast Tacos

More here.. Happy Eating & Drinking in ATX area!

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Would you ride this?

This could be worth a road trip for a roller coaster lover. Fury 325 is 1 of 5 Giga Coasters, which is taller, faster, scarier than what the norm is. This one opening the end of March is the tallest so far... Would you ride it!
https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10153126728268599&fref=nf Use this link if it doesn't run below!
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This was Great to see...

It may be freezing cold, but it was REALLY NICE seeing some sunshine break thought this morning. I haven't seen it for a week. Stick around for a while SUN.. I missed you! I thought I would share. Take a Sunshine Break! :)

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Rescheduled Show because of the Wintry Mix...

The Journey & Steve Miller Show at the Austin 360 Amphitheater on Thursday 3/3 has been rescheduled because of the bitter cold/possibly wintry mix that is coming for at ATX! It's a bummer, but the show wouldn't be fun freezing!

Here's the 411 regarding the March 29th reschedule! I figure by then it could be 105 degrees! :)


Tuesday, March 3, 2015- Anticipating freezing temperatures for the Central Texas region and the potential for additional
hazardous weather conditions,k officials with Circuit of the Americas and Live Nation announced that the Journey and Steve Miller Band performjance scheduled for Thursday, March 5, 2015 at Austin 360 Amphitheater has been postponed to Sunday, March 29, 2015. All tickets and pre-paid premium parking passes for the March 5th show will be honoroed for the rescheduled concert on Sunday, March 29th, 2015. Refunds are available at points of purchase or by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-8000.

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Why there are 2 of these...

My honey Ted & I are trying out an As Seen On TV item. It looks good for the next grocery store trip. Plus Mama Earth friendly, which is a Big Time Bonus! We also figured out another reason why there are 2...

Click the photo to see what's up!

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