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Jill Stone

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It’s Spring – Lighten Up!

Spring is here! The world blossoms and we all begin to feel lighter. Clearing out the old and making room for the new is a part of our lightening up; we spring-clean, not only do we clean our homes, but also our offices, computers and minds. Start with a List: Lists are a great way[...]

So Many Celebrations!


March has a lot more going on than you may realize. Did you know that you can celebrate National Dadgum That’s Good Day (3/1) or National Banana Cream Pie Day (3/2). How about celebrating National Absinthe Day (3/5) – but don’t celebrate this day too much or you won’t be able to pull off National[...]

Houston, We Have a Big Game


This weekend the big game is on! We know the teams, Falcons vs Patriots. We know we’ll all go Gaga at the halftime show. And we know that we will eat about 1.3 billion chicken wings. But what do we really know about Houston, the city that will host this football game of football games this[...]

Callin’ Jill Stone

Jill Stone

Happy Holidays! Among the time-honored traditions of the season is a special carol by yours truly. Enjoy!

Hassle Free Happy T-Day: Thanksgiving Prep


Meeting planners plan many events in far away places, but sometimes those events are a little bit closer to home. If you are on for Thanksgiving this year, here are some ways to take off the stress of preparation so you can enjoy the day. Pre-made Turkey: Yes! Pre-made turkeys are for real! There are[...]

See You on the Court


Making kids dreams come true in the world of sports is the mission of JSA, Junior Sports Association, Inc. This national organization both organizes and promotes youth sports for grades 2nd through 12th giving players an opportunity to shine, and perhaps even be discovered by colleges and universities for a change to enter into their[...]

Ghostbusters Check In


The next Ghostbusters movie, hoping to be a blockbuster movie, is out. If the Ghostbusters were real, there are some hotels and other venues that may wish to give them a call and comp them a few rooms. Through my blogging years I have highlighted some of the properties that favor the more haunted side[...]

Bring on the Fireworks


Happy 4th of July Meeting Planners! This weekend many of you will attend celebrations and several of the events will surely include fireworks. Have you ever thought about including fireworks in one of your events? You should do so! All you have to do is buy some fireworks, hire your friends to help, show up[...]

Happy Father’s Day!

Father’s Day

We are celebrating dads this coming weekend. My husband Rick is a stellar father and the perfect dad for boys. My dad was also a fabulous father; I mean, look how I turned out (am I right or am I right?). If you are celebrating the dads of your world this coming Sunday, make sure[...]

You’re Her Favorite

Mother's Day

When it comes to our mothers we all know that although our siblings are wonderful and talented individuals, deep down inside we are quite aware that we are Mom’s favorite. So why not show your love for her by finding the most amazing, perfect and unique gift to give her for Mother’s Day. Here are[...]