Free Monthly Build and Grow Clinics @Lowes | #BuildandGrow

This Saturday, August 22nd, my boys and I attended for the first time a free Build and Grow Clinic at Lowe’s. These workshops are monthly and tends to sell out, but we went anyway and got on their waiting list. After the registrants all checked in, they opened up the waiting list about 15 minutes later, and they had plenty of kits for everyone. The children each received a complete wooden project kit, a free apron, safety goggles, patch, and more! How fun is this? We built a Marvel Thor Chariot with moving wheels. The children received little Marvel masks that can be worn on top of their goggles, and … READ MORE >>

Family Dining at Johnny Rockets! | #JohnnyRockets #Giveaway

Do you like good old-fashioned styled burger joints that remind you of Route 66 with jukeboxes and hand-spun ice cream shakes? Every once in a while we like to reward our kids for good behavior by taking them somewhere fun for the whole family. This time we took the family to sample the Johnny Rockets menu. If you need an alternate to burgers, their Chicken Club Salad can be ordered with grilled or crispy chicken with your choice for dressing. Rocket Kids Meals Rocket Kids can select from mini-hamburgers, chicken tenders, mini-hot dogs, grilled cheese, or they can “mix and match” with a mini-hamburger and a mini-hot dog. Kid Combos … READ MORE >>

Book Signing: “Elf on The Shelf” and “Elf Pets” Co-Author Chanda A. Bell at Barnes & Noble, Huntington Beach Dec 8! | @elfontheshelf

All opinions are our own. The beloved “The Elf on the Shelf®: A Christmas Tradition” has been a great tool to teach children to be on their best behavior thanks to scout elves who manages the naughty and nice list. This year, there’s a new story to be told, “Elf Pets: A Reindeer Tradition,” needs children to help raise Elf Reindeer’s spirits to fly Santa’s sleigh on Christmas Eve! To celebrate this new release, Chanda A. Bell, co-author of the bestselling holiday tradition The Elf on the Shelf®: A Christmas Tradition, will visit five city School Book Tour to share her newest story, Elf Pets: A Reindeer Tradition, with children, … READ MORE >>

Happy 4th Birthday @BruxieWaffles! | Buffalo Chicken Bruxie | #BruxieWaffles #BruxieBirthday

This is a post written by me for Bruxie Waffles. All opinions are my own. Bruxie is celebrating their 4th birthday! The team got together to create and offer a new Buffalo Chicken Bruxie on the menu for a limited time (November 6th through 11th). It features Bruxie’s popular fried chicken breast coated in Buffalo sauce and topped with coleslaw, buttermilk ranch, and crumbled blue cheese. HOT TIP: For Veteran’s Day, all veterans with a military ID will receive a complimentary Buffalo Chicken Bruxie! Buffalo Chicken Bruxie Other items we tried was their popular Buttermilk Fried Chicken & Waffle and their Carolina BBQ Pulled Pork. The chicken and waffle had … READ MORE >>