The Dancing Housewife is Growing

The Dancing Housewife is growing! We are pleased to announce Jennifer Allen Egl has joined the team as a content writer. Jennifer brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to as our resident expert on all things country!

She is a competitive country dancer with a UCWDC World Championship pro-am title to her credit and serves as chairperson of Media and Marketing for the United Country Western Dance Council (UCWDC). She also is Event Director of

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The Dance Craze of 2018

Remember when dance crazes were simply infectious dances inspired by catchy tunes with unforgettable lyrics that were easy enough for anybody and everybody to learn? Take for example, the Twist…

… timeless, right? Chubby Checkers first introduced the Twist in 1963 with his chart-topping song and people are still doing it today! There are dozens and dozens of dance crazes etched in history… the Charleston, the Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, the Shag, Hustle, the Macarena, Gangnam

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Post Competition Survey: 2018 OK City Dreamcatcher Dancesport Championships

The Dancing Housewife staff is committed to serving ballroom dancers. Our new post-competition surveys are designed to provided feedback to organizers and to generate a report and an overall competition rating for each competition in order to help competitors decide which competitions to attend each year.

Calling all OK City Dreamcatcher Dancesport Championships competitors!

Your opinions matter. Please click HERE to complete and submit your survey. Be sure to click FINISH to record your answers

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Daniel for Dancing with the Stars

Nearly a decade ago this full-time housewife, mother of two and Dancing with the Stars fanatic launched a blog called Just Another Ordinary Day. My not-so-hidden agenda in blogging was to become famous… not paparazzi-infiltrating-suburban-neighborhoods famous… just famous enough to garner an invitation to join the cast of celebrity contestants on DWTS. Fast forward five years.

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Lulu’s Ballroom Adventure

Meet Lulu, our new puppy.  In case you’re wondering, it is possible to bring a dog with you to a dance competition. I’m not talking about cloistering your furry friend away in a crate in your hotel room while you hit the dance floor. No. No. I mean actually taking your dog into the ballroom while you are competing. And I’m not talking about one of those little ones that fir in your purse. I’m talking about a regular old 35 pound bad breath in your face dog. It’s

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