The Walmart Ice Cream Social *July 2* #theicecreamsocial

What's more fun on a summer weekend evening than having some ice cream?  Perhaps enjoying said ice cream with friends!? FREE ice cream with friends on a summer weekend evening? Stop by the Bright Ideas Station at your local participating Walmart for a cool treat.  Get low prices everyday on everything, plus a free sample of Edy’s ...

Kids Summer Fun: On the Road with Dinosaur Train (giveaway)

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We're big fans of the Dinosaur Train around here- the Pteranodon family is near and dear to our hearts.  We're fans because we love the characters and the storylines, and love the information we learn and discover while watching the show and reading the books.  As a mom I love Dinosaur Train for the positive ...

Kid Summer Fun: Nintendo drops DS bundle pricing to $99

Yay for lower pricing!  I'm so glad companies like Nintendo are lowering pricing and making things more affordable and accessible to everyone! The portable Nintendo DS™ Lite system has a new suggested retail price. Effective June 5, the system was available at a suggested retail price of just $99.99 in the United States. Also in June, six ...

A day at Stepping Stones Museum in Norwalk, CT (Guest Post)

This is a guest post from A  Year with Mom and Dad! Summer days are upon us. As an adult, I am so busy, I can’t believe I used to complain about being “bored” when I was a child! But I remember constantly going to my mother telling her I was bored and wanted something to ...

Kids Summer Fun: Brighten a rainy day with Dinosaur Train

It's summertime, and while that most of the time means play outside all day long, some of the time, there are rainy days where we can't be outside.  Here are some great ways to keep the kids busy, happy and entertained and sneak a little learning in on the side!! Watch a video:Pteranodon Family: World Tour ...

Kids Frugal Fun: Patriotic Napkin & Utensil Holder

Each week Momondealz brings you a craft that is educational, fun, and frugal! Since 4th of July is quickly approaching, I wanted to give you a patriotic craft. If you have missed any of my past crafts, you can check them all out here! Patriotic Napkin and Utensil Holder Materials: 3 Empty Toilet Paper Rolls Red and White Construction ...

Kids Summer Fun: Moxie Girlz *be true! *be you! (Giveaway)

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Moxie Girlz are opening up a whole new world to us.  We're just starting to venture out of the preschool toy realm and into "BIG KID TOYS" which, to be quite honest, gives me a bit of anxiety.  Lots of toys for "bigger" kids kind of intimidate me, they just don't always seem to share ...

Discovery Girls Magazine for Tweens ( Prize PackGiveaway)

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Discovery Girls magazine is geared towards the tween girls in our lives- girls ages 8-12, and what's most refreshing about this magazine is that the magazine showcases real girls - each issue features girls from all over the US.  The content is appropriate for an 8-12 year old girl, and speaks to issues, questions, concerns, ...

Kid Summer Fun: Mini Glider Balance Bike

I'm going to be encouraging all of my friends and family from here on out to get a glide or balance bike, or at least borrow one. I cannot believe how long it took me to "discover" how fabulous these bikes are for children- and how much better they are in a developmental sense for ...

Kids Summer Fun: Smens® Pens (Giveaway)

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Educational Insights sent us a 10 pack of Smens® Pens.  These are environmentally friendly pens that smell fantastic, and aren't harmful to our earth.  They look pretty cool, too.  In theory, these are great for kids, you know, because of the scents.  I kind of don't want to share them at all, with anyone.  So ...