Making The Best Of Road Trips With Your Children – Travel Tips

“Are we there yet?” Have you ever heard that?  I can say yes, a million times over! 

Technology and toys can silence backseat conversations, and that is okay some days. However, spending quality time together in the car during a road trip can be a great opportunity for making memories while bonding and learning. Here are some ideas that are sure to make the time fly by:

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Illuminate Nighttime with 3D Light FX #Review

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Decorative Nightlights for Kids with these 3D Light FX

One of the top fears most children have is the fear of the dark. Of course, as a mom, I am concerned with helping my children through their fears but I also have to consider my budget. Every single light would be left on in the house at night if I allowed my kids to do as they please, however; we know that is just not practical or efficient. Nightlights are a must in my home as well as many homes of little ones across America. 3D Light FX has a wide selection. Adding security to your child’s wandering mind in the middle of the night is great while also adding decoration to the room with characters from their favorite television show or movie.

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Homemade Play Dough Recipe

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Homemade Play Dough Recipe

Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup All Purpose Flour
  • 2 Tsp Cream of Tartar
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla
  • 15 Drops Food Coloring (your preference!)

Instructions

  1. Cook all ingredients in a 1 1/2 quart saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly for 4 minutes or until mixture forms a ball.
  2. Remove from saucepan and allow to cool on flat surface for 5 minutes.
  3. Kneed dough for approx. 30 seconds or until it is smooth and blended.
  4. Cool completely.
  5. Use cookie cutters to cut out desired shapes. Have fun!
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Save 50% OFF Special Offer from Mabel’s Labels

Mabel’s Labels is offering not one but two great 50% off specials this week!

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Mabel’s Labels is a trend setter in the label industry.  They are always coming out with something new!  This week they are offering 50% off of their Pirate Ship or Skull ‘n’ Crossbones Sticky Labels!  

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In addition, you can get 50% off of Plane Sticky Labels in the first ever Talk Like a Pilot Day created by Mabel’s Labels. See, I told you!  Mabel’s Labels likes to have fun and they know what kids like!

Label your child’s lunch box, pencil box, notebook, backpack, and everything else they carry on a daily basis. They will enjoy showing off their “cool” labels from Mabel’s Labels! 

Kids EveryWear Consignment Event in the NC Triangle

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Kids EveryWear is a seasonal children’s consignment event that is held twice per year in spring and fall in the Triangle area of NC.  They offer the highest quality of gently used children’s clothing, toys, educational materials, infant equipment, nursery furniture, ladies clothing, maternity wear and much more!

Kids EveryWear’s fall event is right around the corner.  If you live in the Triangle or surrounding areas of N.C. you won’t want to miss this event!!  

  • Volunteers get perks – Exclusive weekend preview sales!!  
  • Consignors get perks – Early shop spot at the exclusive consignor preview sale!
  • Shoppers get perks –  Purchase high quality – gently used clothing at a great price!

Kids EveryWear is open to the general public to begin shopping:

  • Saturday, 8/10/13  from  10:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Sunday, 8/11/13 from 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • CLOSED August 12th-16th
  • Saturday, 8/17/13 from  10:00 am – 9:00 pm
    50% off GREEN and BLACK prices
  • Sunday, 8/18/13 from 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    50% off GREEN and 75% off BLACK prices

Everyone is invited to attend the Shop for a Cause Charity event on Friday, 8/9/13!  Simply bring in a $15 donation check written to Habitat for Humanity, or the charity of your choice with an envelope addressed to them.  It opens at 10:00 am!

Hope to see you there! 😉

Introducing Reebok’s ATV19 – HOT Back-to-School Item!

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Introducing the ATV19, Reebok’s latest technology!   This is a HOT kids item for back to school this year.

The 19 lugs on the shoe allow for traction and performance on any surface.  They also provide a unique looking sole that really stands out.  You know as well as I do that kids love to have the coolest shoes!  Well, wait a minute, many adults do too! 😉

You can pick up a pair of  ATV19 online  at Reebok starting at $59.99 for kids styles and $89.99 for adults.

 

 

 

Free Craftsy Kids Classes for Summer!

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Summer is in full swing!  It seems to by flying by quite honestly.  Do your children love crafts?  Do you?

Craftsy has the perfect set of classes available for you and your kids this summer and some of them are FREE!

Summer Classes:
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Work on your garden in the sunshine, or beat the heat by learning to knit inside.

Kids Classes:
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Looking for ways to entertain your kids and teens now that school is out? Check out these beginner craft classes that are great for kids of all ages.
Classes are priced from $9.99 to $29.99, and 3 classes are even FREE!
Your kids and teens can learn to knit, make a purse, cook a pizza, and all kinds of fun activities!

Save and extra 40% off of Tea Collection SALE Items!

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SWEET sale alert!  Beginning today – 6/30 through Sunday 7/7, Tea Collection is offering an additional 40% off items that are already on sale!  Use  Promo Code SAVE40 at checkout.

Stock up on cute and comfy kids clothes for the new school year or the next family getaway!  Don’t miss your chance to take advantage of this amazing SALE from Tea Collection!