Family Activities

summerbucketlist

Make a Summer Bucket List with your Kids | Craft + Ideas Bug and I sat down and made a list of things we wanted to do this summer. And then we made a visual reminder of our goals! Here’s our Summer Bucket List! I used this bucket image and printed it off on colored paper and …

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dowt2015pic

We saw Thomas again this year at Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum, in Calera, AL.  He will be there ONE more weekend – April 18-19th. Tickets are on sale now by calling toll-free 866.468.7630 or logging onto www.ticketweb.com/dowt. If you want to find Thomas at a location near you in 2015, check the Day out with Thomas schedule …

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dowt2015

Day Out with Thomas  Calera, AL A Day Out with Thomas will be in Calera April 10-12 & 18-19, 2015    Thomas the Tank Engine™ is celebrating friendship at Day Out With Thomas®: The Celebration Tour 2015, and families across North America are invited aboard!Little engineers everywhere are invited to join Thomas when the #1 Engine pulls …

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kidsbowlfreepic

It’s time to start thinking about summer!  (Yay! Right?)  Kids Bowl Free is a great program that gives the kids something to do without breaking your wallet! Bug was the happiest kid in the whole world when we went bowling with our Kids Bowl Free pass.  We went at least once a week – sometimes twice! …

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dowt2015

Day Out with Thomas Tickets Giveaway | Calera, AL A Day Out with Thomas will be in Calera April 10-12 & 18-19, 2015   | Ticket Giveaway is for 4/19/15, 3pm train ONLY Thomas the Tank Engine™ is celebrating friendship at Day Out With Thomas®: The Celebration Tour 2015, and families across North America are invited aboard!Little …

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familychristiannoahsark

Want something to do Saturday?  Head to your local Family Christian Store for the PREMIERE of the new VeggieTales Noah’s Ark movie! When?  Saturday, February 28 @ 10:00 am Where?  A Family Christian Store Near You!  (Find one here) What?  Watch VeggieTales Noah’s Ark and participate in games and a coloring contest! While the kids are watching the movie you …

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noelfonashelf

I used to love EVERYTHING about the Christmas season.  And then one year I saw this “Elf on a Shelf”.   What is that I asked?  I was told it was a tradition that had been around for years.  Ummm…ok…I never had an elf.  So it couldn’t have been that old of a tradition. Flash …

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2014thomas1b

Are you ready to see Thomas like you’ve never seen him before?  This is the first time that Thomas has been able to TALK during the DOWT events!  Check out this video I shot of Thomas chugging in and talking to everyone.  We went months ago but Thomas is still touring the country!  There are …

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kidsbowlfreepic

We took advantage of the Kids Bowl Free program last summer and it was by far our favorite summer activity.  Favorite.  By far.  Bug was the happiest kid in the whole world when we went bowling.  We went at least once a week – sometimes twice! There are two options for kids bowl free depending on …

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kidsbowlfreepic

We took advantage of the Kids Bowl Free program last summer and it was by far our favorite summer activity.  Favorite.  By far.  Bug was the happiest kid in the whole world when we went bowling.  We went at least once a week – sometimes twice! There are two options for kids bowl free depending on …

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2014thomas1b

Are you ready to see Thomas like you’ve never seen him before?  This year, Thomas TALKS and his face is animated (his eyes and mouth move!)  Just like in the movies!  Bug was SO excited when Thomas pulled up and started talking!  (I hope to have video of it up soon). The 2014 Ride the Rails …

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applesapplesjunior

I’ve never played the junior version of this but the grown up version is HILARIOUSLY good fun! Right now you can get Apples to Apples Junior – The Game of Crazy Combinations! for $10.00!  That’s 55% off regular price! You know summer is just around the corner.  It would be a good time to stock up on …

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dowtthrillride

Day Out with Thomas The Thrill of the Ride Tour 2014 Day Out With Thomas Discount code for March 28th tickets at Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum in Calera, AL Use code OPENINGDAY to save $3 per ticket.  Must order by 3/22 to use code. Tickets are on sale now by calling toll-free 866.468.7630 or logging onto www.ticketweb.com/dowt. Don’t …

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dowtthrillride

Day Out with Thomas Tickets Giveaway | Calera, AL March 28-30, April 5-6 Preschoolers will get the thrill of their lives when Thomas the Tank Engine™ steams across the country this year.  When Thomas arrives at Calera for the Day Out with Thomas™: The Thrill of the Ride Tour 2014, he will not only take his …

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dowtthrillride

Preschoolers will get the thrill of their lives when Thomas the Tank Engine™ steams across the country this year.  When Thomas arrives at Calera for the Day Out with Thomas™: The Thrill of the Ride Tour 2014, he will not only take his fans for a ride, but also talk to them for the very …

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Apples to Apples Junior $10.00 (55% off!)

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on December 29, 2013 · 0 comments

in Amazon.com,Family Activities

applesapplesjunior

I’ve never played the junior version of this but the grown up version is HILARIOUSLY good fun! Right now you can get Apples to Apples Junior – The Game of Crazy Combinations! for $10.00!  That’s 55% off regular price! If you’re looking for more great family fun, check out these other discounted family games: HedBanz Game $11.76 Jenga Classic …

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Watch Santa Feed His Reindeer | Live Webcam!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on December 17, 2013 · 0 comments

in Christmas Ideas,Family Activities,Free,kids

reindeercam

Grab the kiddos and check out Santa’s Live Reindeer Cam!  He feeds the reindeer Monday – Friday at 11am, 6pm & 9pm | Weekends at 6pm (est) (That’s 10am, 5pm and 8pm CST Mon-Fri and 5pm on weekends CST)  Make Reindeer Food for the kids to put out on Christmas Eve! Find all the latest Christmas Shopping …

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santa at bass pro shops

This has become a tradition for us!  We check out “Santa’s Wonderland”— a 3,500-square foot Christmas village chocked full of fun games, activities  and crafts for the whole family – at Bass Pro Shops every year!  Going on now through December  24th at 56 stores nationwide. The village offers an old-time model train area, remote control …

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Watch Santa Feed His Reindeer | Live Webcam!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on November 17, 2013 · 0 comments

in Family Activities,Free,kids

reindeercam

Grab the kiddos and check out Santa’s Live Reindeer Cam!  He feeds the reindeer Monday – Friday at 11am, 6pm & 9pm | Weekends at 6pm (est) (That’s 10am, 5pm and 8pm CST Mon-Fri and 5pm on weekends CST)   Don’t forget you can find all the latest Christmas Shopping Deals by clicking here or on the …

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Visting Columbus’ Ships | See Replicas of The Nina and The Pinta

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on November 13, 2013 · 0 comments

in Family Activities

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Ok, THIS was a cool trip!  And the dates for 2013 are almost over – sorry I didn’t find out sooner to let you know!  We had to make about a 2 hour trip to Guntersville, AL, to see them. There are true-to-size replicas of two of Columbus’ ships, The Nina and The Pinta, that actually …

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