Sep 162014
 

Sixth Annual North Texas Giving Day is September 16, 2014

Stretch Your Donation to Your Favorite Participating Non-Profit on North Texas Giving Day

Thursday, Sept 18, 2014 (6am – midnight) is North Texas Giving Day, your opportunity to support more than 1,500 certified non-profit organizations in North Texas by enabling them to receive additional funds when you make an online donation of at least $25. Continue reading »

Sep 092014
 

Expressions of Gratitude Art Contest - Thanks-Giving Foundation

Students (K-12) are invited to participate in the 10th annual Thanks-Giving Foundation Expressions of Gratitude Art Contest

Expressions of Gratitude inspires students to think creatively about being grateful in different aspects of their lives.  It’s a chance for students and their teachers or school to win prize money and participate in an exciting competition!  There are three categories:  art, dance and essay.

The 2014 theme is “I am grateful for the Golden Rule.” This topic encourages students to express cultural and personal gratitude on the value of treating everyone the way they would want to be treated.

Teachers, mentors and parents are invited to enter the work of their students and children from Sept. 15 through Dec. 15. Students can enter individually by having a teacher, parent or adult mentor sign the entry form.

Cash prizes will be awarded for the winners and for their teachers or schools for class supplies. Entries are accepted from K-12 students across the United States and globally.  Awards will be presented in early 2015. For more details, visit thanks-giving.org.

Sep 082014
 

Rapunzel, Rapunzel a Very Hairy Tale - Dallas Children's Theater - TheMomsJournalDCT opens season with wild and whimsical musical with an eco-friendly set

Dallas Children’s Theater begins its 2014-2015 season with Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale (Sept. 19 – Oct 26). The scenery for this hilarious musical will be created using 90% recycled and repurposed materials. Enjoyed by ages 4 and up. Sensory-friendly performance on Saturday, Oct. 11th. Continue reading »

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/