Jul 232014
 

Ringling Bros - Built to Amaze - Clown Alley

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s Built to Amaze is Coming to DFW

Dallas’ American Airlines Center, 7/ 30-8/10 and Fort Worth Convention Center, 8/13-17

(Giveaway Info. Below)

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Built To Amaze!, is an extraordinarily engineered circus experience where Children Of All Ages find out what it takes to build The Greatest Show On Earth. The foundation is set and the rising anticipation of high-energy, high-jinx and hilarity is ready to be transported by colorful circus machinery and unleashed from shipping crates right before the audience’s eyes this summer. Continue reading »

May 292014
 

National Trails Day on June 7thNational Trails Day on June 7th

American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day will bring together outdoor enthusiasts across the country on Saturday, June 7, 2014, for the 22nd annual celebration of America’s magnificent trail system and its countless supporters and volunteers. More than 2,000 nationwide events will take place including trail maintenance, hiking, paddling, biking, horseback riding, bird watching, running, trail celebrations and more. Continue reading »

May 282014
 

Top 10 Affordable Honeymoon Destinations

10 Wallet Friendly Honeymoon Destinations

WalletHub compared 100 of the best domestic honeymoon destinations based on 13 key metrics which collectively speak to the affordability, weather conditions, romanticism and activities that each city and town bring to the table. Here are the top 10 affordable honeymoon destinations for 2014.

  1. Chicago, Illinois
  2. Las Vegas, Nevada
  3. Los Angeles, California
  4. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  5. New York, New York
  6. Honolulu, Hawaii
  7. Boston, Massachusetts
  8. Washington, District of Columbia
  9. San Diego, California
  10. Seattle, Washington

To see where your city ranks, please visit: http://wallethub.com/edu/best-honeymoon-destinations/4055/

Apr 292014
 

Huge IKEA recall of Children's Wall Mounted Lamps

IKEA recall reannounced and expanded

 

Number of Units being recalled:

About 3.5 million in the United States, 1.4 million in Canada, 30.2 million worldwide.

Hazard:

Children can get entangled in the electrical cord that hangs from the children’s wall-mounted lamps, posing a strangulation hazard.

More info: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/IKEA-Reannounces-and-Expands-Recall-of-Childrens-Wall-Mounted-Lamps/

Apr 272014
 

free comic book day

Get a Free Comic Book on May 1st

from Participating Shops

Free Comic Book Day is a single day – the first Saturday in May each year – when participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely FREE* to anyone who comes into their stores. *Check with your local comic book shop for their participation and rules.

Find a participating shop for Free Comic Book Day http://www.freecomicbookday.com/storelocator

Apr 262014
 

Free ice cream at Carvel May 1st

Carvel Kicks Off 80th Anniversary Celebrations with Free Cone Day

America’s Freshest Ice Cream, is launching its summer-long 80th anniversary celebration with Free Cone Day Thursday, May 1 from 3-8 p.m. Participating Carvel shoppes will treat guests to a free junior cone filled with their choice of freshly made vanilla, chocolate or their all-new salted caramel soft-serve ice cream.

In addition to enjoying free ice cream, guests can support a good cause on Free Cone Day. Throughout the day, Carvel will offer a $2 coupon book worth more than $20 in savings. 100% of all proceeds from sales of the coupon books will go towards a $30,000 donation to the American Red Cross® to support Disaster Relief.  This effort will raise the company’s total contributions to the American Red Cross to $80,000 over the last three years.

For more information or to find the nearest Carvel shoppe, visit www.carvel.com.

Mar 212014
 

Beauty and the Beast at Dallas Children's Theater

Adventure, romance, mystery and magic come to life on stage in Beauty and the Beast

by Mina Frannea

Watching the beautiful puppets come to life in Beauty and the Beast performed by the Kathy Burks Theatre of Puppetry Arts is a treat in itself. They look so realistic that it’s easy to forget that we’re watching puppets perform. The sets are simple, but effective and the intimate theater setting at Dallas Children’s Theater is perfect for this show.

This version of Beauty and the Beast is an original adaptation and is about a father, Jacques, who is a shipping merchant by trade and who dotes on his daughters, especially his youngest named Beauty. Beauty’s two older sisters, Joy and Hope, are a bit shallow and focused more on material things such as fine clothes and jewelry, whereas Beauty is content with simple, everyday things like planting a rose garden and befriending a duck called Hector who lends humor to several scenes tormenting the older sisters. Continue reading »