Family Activities

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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

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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! 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

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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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birdfeeders

Making simple birdfeeders is a fun activity to do with the kids and it has long lasting results!  You get to WATCH the birds flock to your yard! There are several different ways you can do this depending on what you have on hand. Regardless of how you make them, you’re going to need: Peanut Butter Birdseed butter knives or …

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chuckecheese

Chuck E Cheese can make for a nice indoor activity on a hot summer day!  Just be sure to grab this coupon before you go! $19.99 for medium pizza, 2 soft drinks, 25 tokens at Chuck E. Cheese’s Expiration Date: August 30, 2013 Find more printable coupons! Looking for a specific coupon? Check out the searchable coupon database! Check out …

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AMF’s Summer Unplugged is this summer’s best bowling deal for kids!  And adults get in on the fun too with Summer Pass. Summer Unplugged: FREE for  Kids 15 and Under At select AMF centers, two free games of bowling per day for kids 15 and under. (Shoe rental not included) Time: Free bowling until 8:00PM, 7 days a …

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