School starts here in the Dallas area in just a couple of weeks and I’ve been busy getting ready to go! I’m excited to bring you a fun Back To School Giveaway Event starting today and going through the end of the month. To kick it off we’re starting with a giveaway for a $200 Amazon Gift Card! I love that you can pretty much get all of your school needs filled at Amazon – school supplies, clothes, shoes, electronics… You name it! Just enter on the Rafflecopter form below.
What would you buy at Amazon with $200 that would help with going back to school?
Who’s ready for some fun this weekend? Our favorite sparkly gym shoe brand, Sketchers, has a brand new movie out, Twinkle Toes: The Movie, and they’re celebrating with a launch party! If you are in the Dallas area be sure to come to this free event at The Shops at Willow Bend on Saturday, August 4th. During the party kids of all ages can take part in fun activities such as bedazzling a pink tote bag, a coloring sheet area, participate in a dance lesson from Power House of Dance, and even get a temporary Twinkle Toes tattoo! If you have a child that loves dancing, sparkles and fun be sure to come. (Plus, it’s inside the cool air conditioned mall – big plus in my book.) While you are there you can also register to win a Twinkle Toes prize package from Sketchers!
Who: Kids of all ages
When: Saturday, August 4, 2012; 12-4 pm (dance lessons will take place at 12pm (noon) and 2pm)
Where: The Shops at Willow Bend
6121 W Park Blvd.
Plano, TX 75093
Cost: FREE and open to the public
About Twinkle Toes: The Movie
Inspired by the best-selling SKECHERS Kids footwear line, Twinkle Toes: The Movie is a sparkly, fun-filled adventure that will make audiences want to get up and dance! Grace “Twinkle Toes” Hastings has a big secret: she gets terrible stage fright in front of anyone except her fluffy friend Walter. As Grace works to overcome her fears, and makes some super-cool friends at her new school, she discovers that it’s OK to be herself and shine! Twinkle Toes: The Movie debuts exclusively on DVD on July 31, 2012 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
If you haven’t been to the Taste of Dallas before you’re missing out on some yummy goodness! Thankfully the 26th annual Taste of Dallas is this weekend, July 13-15, and it’s going to be even better than ever. If you are looking for something fun to do with the kids Friday (July 13th) is Family Fun Night. Parents get in free with their children, and kids 12 and under get in free with their parents. So that means if you bring your kids you all get in free tonight! If you head over on Saturday or Sunday, or without kids, admission is just $8.
Brand new this year, the Kids Taste Town will also feature The Sweet Factory. Your kids can go on a journey through a magical candy factory filled with bigger than life sweets! This is in addition to the usual fun such as rides, a petting zoo, fun activities, cooking demos, and even chances to meet some of their favorite character friends.
The kids and I are headed over there tonight – I hope I’ll see you there! It’s such a fun way to go try new foods together and get out and have a great time. For more information go to TasteOfDallas.org.
I’ve been counting down the days since I heard Greenling was coming to the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. They are finally here and with an amazing deal to boot! If you haven’t heard of Greenling yet, they are an Austin, TX based company that offers organic, local and sustainable groceries delivered right to your front door. I never manage to make it to the Farmer’s Market on the weekend and I’m fed up with the produce that’s being offered in the grocery stores with is just part of the reason I’m so excited about Greenling. The best part, in my opinion, is that not only do they deliver, but delivery is FREE. Woohoo! I’m SO over-the-moon-excited that I can get great food delivered right to my house and not have to go to the store at crazy hours and/or drag my children with me. Anyway, they have a Groupon right now where you can get $50 worth of groceries for $25 with, of course, free delivery!
*This deal has ended, but you can still get 10% off your Greenling order if you use the code: TAMCHE200