Experience the magic of Christmas with ICE! At Gaylord Opryland

ICE at Gaylord Opryland

Experience the magic of Christmas with ICE! At Gaylord Opryland Disclosure: I received complimentary tickets to ICE to facilitate this review, as always, all thoughts and opinions are my own :)  One of my favorite things about living in Nashville during Christmastime is the Opryland Hotel.  The Opyland hotel is at the heart of music city and when it's time for the holidays to roll in they don't miss the chance to bring the holiday cheer! Every year they do whats called A Country ...

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DIY Craft for Kids, Gift idea: Horse Lead Rope

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DIY Craft for Kids, Gift idea:   Horse Lead rope Need a craft for you kids?  This craft project makes  a Horse Lead rope or a shorter version can be made for a Dog Leash.  These make wonderful gifts for family and friends. Supplies: piece of cardboard, plate (saucer for a dog leash, dinner plate for a horse lead rope), pencil, scissors,  12 yards 1/4 cotton rope,  snap, OPTIONAL: dye ...

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Cooking with Kids – How to Series 5

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Cooking with kids- How to series 5 level 1 B recipes Cooking with kids level 1 recipes can be divided to two groups:  A.  Ready to make and B. Pre prep.  Here are some ideas for level B, which require a bit of pre prep by an adult or an advanced child. If you pre slice the strawberries then Strawberry Polka Dot cow parfait could be a good breakfast, snack or dessert. If you pre chop the ingredients to Southern caviar it is a measure, mix, then dip with chips snack! If you pre cook the ...

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Cooking with Kids – How to series Part 3

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Cooking with Kids - How to Series Part 3 Cooking with Kids- LITERALLY How (tools and practice) Once children know where ingredients and tools are kept Cooking with kids - How to series 1 and children / parents are accustomed to being together in the kitchen Cooking with Kids - How to series 2  Children can become more involved by practicing " like" actions in the sink.  If you are mixing something in a bowl with a spoon, you could give similar ingredients or just water in a bowl (set it in a ...

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Cooking with Kids – How to Series Part 1

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Cooking with Kids- How to Series Part 1 What and Where: Cooking with kids Supper time has arrived, the children are needy and you are worn out...instead of putting the children in front of a screen (be it TV, Wii or a handheld device) take them in the kitchen with you.  Then what?! You need to teach them what to do to help you.  First thing they need to know is where things are and where they belong.  We recommend you keep the more dangerous items (ingredients as well as utensils) higher in ...

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See the Berenstain Bears Live! $15 Off (New York)

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See the Berenstain Bears Live! Do your kids love the Berenstain Bears? Now you can see them LIVE at the Manhattan Movement and Arts Center (248 W. 60th Street). For a limited time, Front Section tickets to The Berenstain Bears LIVE! are just $29. That's a savings of $15 per ticket! The Front Section is in the first 7 rows of the theater, giving everyone a great view of the Bear Country Stage. ...

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Free Summer Activities for Kids: Flying Kites!

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Free Summer Activities for Kids - Flying Kites! Need ideas for free summer activities for kids? Follow my family as we explore some of the free (or almost free) things to do this summer. As I mentioned in my last post, I live just a few miles from St. Augustine, also known as the “Nation’s Oldest City." One of the most beloved spots in St. Augustine for both locals and tourists alike is the Castillo de San Marcos, commonly referred to as "The Fort." This National Monument includes 20.5 ...

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Free Summer Activities for Kids

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Free Summer Activities for Kids Need ideas for free summer activities for kids? Follow my family as we explore some of the free (or almost free) things to do this summer. I am the always proud, often frazzled mom of two active, spirited little girls. And like many one-income families (and many two-income families too, for that matter) summer camp is just not in the budget. So every summer, my job is to find fun ways to keep us busy – without breaking the bank. And whenever possible, I ...

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Money Saving Tips on Summer Reading for Kids

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Summer Reading for Kids Summer is almost upon us. School is letting out. Mothers are trying to figure out how to keep children occupied, thus calm(er). Schools assign summer reading for kids recommendations and many schools have followup activities and quizzes in the fall. As a public and private school teacher turned homeschool mom reading is a daily must for my children. The problem comes in determining how to keep enough books around so they always have something new and different to ...

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Coming Soon: Disney Junior Live on Tour! Pirate and Princess Adventure

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Starting July 2013 - Disney Junior Live is coming to a Town Near You!! Characters from the Disney Junior Hits,Sofia the First and Jake and the Neverland Pirates, will descend on stage in this Disney Junior Live Performance of Pirate and Princess Adventure. In their first appearance on Stage Sofia and Jake will go on exciting adventure led by Mickey and Minnie Mouse. They will journey to the magical world of Enchancia, where Sofia, her step-siblings Amber and James, and the entire kingdom ...

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