Top 5 Family Friendly Activities~Raleigh NC

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My family and I visit Raleigh NC at least 3 times each year, if not more. I have found some really great family friendly hot spots in the surrounding area. If you are heading to Raleigh anytime soon, be sure to check out my top 5 picks for families.

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Pokémon Go Days Event at Six Flags America

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On Friday, August 5 and Saturday, August 6, Six Flags America will be inviting guests to “Catch’em All” at the Nation’s Capital of Thrills. Each day there will be a recharge station and Pokémon player’s zone, where guests can charge their device, play games, and even enter in a raffle to win a giant Pikachu!

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Pete’s Dragon Activity Pack

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For years, old wood carver Mr. Meacham (Robert Redford) has delighted children in the sleepy town of Millhaven with his tales of the fierce dragon that resides deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. To his daughter, Grace (Bryce Dallas Howard), who works as a forest ranger in these very woods, his stories are a little more than tall tales…until she meets Pete (Oakes Fegley). Pete is a mysterious 10-year-old with no family and no home to speak of, who claims to live in the woods with a giant, green dragon named Elliot, and from his descriptions, Elliot seems remarkably similar to the fabled dragon from Mr. Meacham’s stories.

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Meet the WellieWishers!

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Meet the WellieWishers, a sweet and silly group of girls who each have the same big, bright wish: to be a good friend. You can explore their world as they step into colorful garden boots and get ready for stomping in mud puddles, putting on shows, and helping friendships grow.

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Oh The Places You’ll Go~Giveaway

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It’s almost Back to school and that means school supply shopping is in full swing! Thanks to The Kids Did it & The Mommy Island, we have some amazing Back to School giveaways! [Read more…]

JumpIt Pass~ Summer Bundle of Joy Contest!

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Summer brings great outdoor fun, but it can also bring rainy days, sunburns, heat, humidity, and bugs, now parents looking for new indoor activities to entertain little ones have an easy answer. JumpIt Pass is the nation’s first service to offer a variety of family activities with no commitment and at a great value.

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Kings Dominion KidsFest!

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Looking for a family fun filled weekend? Come on out to Planet Snoopy at Kings Dominion, as they celebrate kid-friendly fun with concerts, crafts, activites, shows and so much more! Plus — Everyone Pays Kids Price when you buy your tickets online to come during KidsFest. KidsFest takes place in Planet Snoopy Saturdays and Sundays, July 16 – 24 from Noon to 5 p.m.

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UNEEK Kids~ The Sandal/Runner Hybrid!

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My kids are very active. When it comes to summer fun activities, flip flops just don’t cut it. They were so excited when they saw the new UNEEK shoes from Keen. This unique collection mirrors the adult UNEEK shoes and defies traditional footwear style through its innovative two-cord construction and open-air footwear technology. Available in five vibrant color combos for youth and children, they are water-repellent nylon cords manufactured to adapt to the natural form of kiddo’s feet for a custom and comfortable fit—perfect for exploring the trails, city hopping and running through the sand!

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SummerFest at the Gaylord National

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Need a break from the daily grind and daily routines? I know we do every now and then. Sometimes it’s nice to pack up the kids and get away for a day or two. We did this last week. We didn’t go far, but we had a wonderful weekend staycation at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center! [Read more…]

Queen of Katwe~ New Featurette

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“Queen of Katwe” is the colorful true story of a young girl selling corn on the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion. [Read more…]