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Friday, August 26, 2016

Kings Dominion's Planet Snoopy Is Growing + A Pre-K Pass Is Coming!!




I am super excited about the changes happening at Kings Dominion! The world’s largest PEANUTS™-themed children’s area is growing again! http://www.kingsdominion.com announced plans to expand the Planet Snoopy area of the park in 2017. Additions include three family rides, a new event space, and upgraded food and beverage locations.


#KD2017

Visit http://www.kingsdominion.com to get your Pre-K Pass

3 new rides coming soon to Planet Snoopy!

Here is a sneak peak at the locations of the new additions for Planet Snoopy




Brand new family-friendly rides include: 

•Kite Eating Tree–Charlie Brown’s kite is stuck in a tree again, can you help get it down? On this family ride, guests will be propelled to the top of the tower and bounce down to the platform as they experience sensations of weightlessness. 


•Sally’s Sea Plane–Join Sally as she soars through the air high above the sea! Kids and their parents are in store for an adventure with a trip on Sally’s airplane. Take a trip round-and-round on this giant plane as it rotates and rises into the air. 


•Peanuts™500–Pick your car and rev up the engine with the Peanuts™ crew on this fun car ride that is the perfect size for your little racers. Start your engines and hit the track in race cars designed for parents and children to ride together as they move in a circle and whip around the corner on a closed track. 

This latest expansion to the 14-acre kid’s area brings the total number of rides in Planet Snoopy to 20. All of the rides are designed for families to experience together. 

We met Snoopy! 


Plus, children three to five years of age can experience all that Planet Snoopy has to offer for FREE with the brand new Kings Dominion Pre-K Pass!

In celebration of the Planet Snoopy additions, the limited-time Kings Dominion Pre-K Pass is brand new for 2017 and grants complimentary admission to children ages three to five years for the entire 2017 season. Online registration for the Pre-K Pass is available beginning August 20 and can be processed at the park beginning September 3. The Pre-K Pass includes one free visit during the fall of 2016 to enjoy the Great Pumpkin Fest in Planet Snoopy, which begins on September 24. Visit http://www.kingsdominion.com for further information.

In addition to these wonderful new additions for children, Kings Dominion is also going to offer some surprises for adults! Free WI-FI will be one of the perks for adults! Along with unlimited digital photos for one price for the whole season!! And Kings Dominion will be adding an app to help you track wait times for rides and more! 



Looking forward to the wonderful changes coming to Kings Dominion in 2017! Be sure to visit their website to get your Pre-K pass http://www.kingsdominion.com

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company in conjunction with Blog Meets Brand, and I have been compensated for my participation. All opinions are my own.

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Baby Registry Essentials Giveaway

Are you expecting a new baby? Moms know babies come with lots of stuff, but how do you decide which items are most needed? We are excited to feature some of Mommy Scene's Baby Registry Essentialsand a wonderful giveaway filled with beautiful AND essential products for moms with babies!
Baby Registry Wish List Giveaway - Mommy Scene Baby Registry Essentials
Babee Talk offers organic crib bedding and plush toys designed with health, safety and style in mind. Proudly made in the USA with soft organic cotton, this cozy bedding collection includes a patented organic crib rail cover, fitted crib sheet, matching crib skirt, and two Eco-Buds Take-Along Pals. (crib and side rail covers not included)
The Yummy Mitt is the first patented glow-in-the-dark teething mitten for newborns and infants 3-12 months. It secures to baby's hand allowing them to provide teething relief while simultaneously preventing gagging, need for constant parental assistance and dropping of the teether. Made with 100% food grade silicone and 100% cotton, the Yummy Mitt is BPA, latex, PVC, lead and phthalates-free.
Revelae Kids makes innovative solutions for playtime, snack time, and nap time. Yummi Pouch reusable food pouches are ideal for holding homemade baby food and allow older kids to easily take healthy snacks to the playground. Cozy Sleeper swaddle transition blankets and Cozy Blanket Pouches keep babies snug and warm within a safe and secure sleep space, perfect for slumber and lounging. Cozy Sleepers and Blanket Pouches also fit in a car seat or stroller!
Surround your child with comfort and luxury! More than a floor pillow: Designed with both parents and baby in mind, the Dakota Aqua Pello Luxe Floor Pillow is the ultimate multi-use floor pillow and play mat to keep a baby comforted, safe and secure. The unique design and materials make this a perfect resting spot for baby and ideal for your child's ever-changing needs.
Buttons Diapers 100% cotton muslin burp cloths & bibs are the perfect baby essential. Works as a contoured over-the-shoulder burp cloth for baby, an large coverage bib during meals, and a handy cloth to wipe up messes. Muslin is a soft, breathable, absorbent, natural material that gets even softer & fluffier each time you wash it. The burp cloth easily converts to a bib by using the sewn-in snap. Set of 2.
Margaux & May is proud to use GOTS 100% certified organic cotton with all their swaddle blankets. These luxuriously soft muslin blankets are decorated with unique stunning prints, perfect for nursery sets and baby gifts. Set of 2.
This giveaway is coordinated by Mommy Scene, sponsored by the participating brands, and is open to US entries ages 18 and older. No purchase required to enter. One winner will be randomly chosen and displayed on the giveaway widget after the giveaway ends on Sept. 7, 2016. Mommy Scene and participating blogs are not responsible for fulfilling brand-sponsored prizes. Prizes will be shipped directly from each brand.
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Sunday, August 21, 2016

Enter To Win Tickets To Warner Brothers Movie Storks

My kids are super excited to see the new animated children's film "Storks". In Theaters Friday, September 23, 2016, in 2D and 3D. To enter to win your own tickets to the movie (advanced screening on Saturday August 27th) simply leave a comment below. Winners will picked on Thursday August 25th. *Must comment with your email address so winner can be contacted*


                Rated PG for "mild action and some thematic elements."
                                                                       
To view the trailer visit http://www.storksmovie.com/

Directors:      Nicholas Stoller, Doug Sweetland
Cast: Andy Samberg, Katie Crown, Kelsey Grammer, Jennifer Aniston, Ty Burrell, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Danny Trejo

Animated.   Storks deliver babies…or at least they used to. Now they deliver packages for a global internet retail giant.  Junior (Andy Samberg), the company’s top delivery stork, is about to be promoted when he accidentally activates the Baby Making Machine, producing an adorable, and wholly unauthorized, baby girl. Desperate to deliver this bundle of trouble before the boss gets wise, Junior and his friend Tulip, the only human on Stork Mountain, race to make their first-ever baby drop – in a wild and revealing journey that could make more than one family whole and restore the storks’ true mission in the world.

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Saturday, August 13, 2016

WonderWorks At Broadway At The Beach Myrtle Beach


We visited Wonder Works at Broadway at the Beach at Myrtle Beach and had SO much fun! I would highly recommend that you visit this fun and educational amusement park. There is something for everyone here! Wonder Works has over 50,000 sq ft of "edutainment". There is an indoor glow-in-the-dark ropes course and an outdoor ropes course for those that are brave! There are different "Wonder Zones" throughout the amusement park. My children really loved the Space Discovery zone and the Natural Disaster Zone where you can experience first hand hurricane strength winds. 

I could recommend allowing at least 3-4 hours to experience everything that Wonder Works has to offer. Admission is good for the whole day, so you can visit in the morning then grab lunch or do some shopping at Broadway At The Beach and return. Admission to Wonder Works varies but the VIP combo ticket is $39.99/adult and $36.99/child and includes all WonderWorks exhibits, 6D motion theater, indoor glow-in-the-dark ropes course, laser tag and Soar & Explore outdoor ropes course & zip line. *Tip* The Soar & Explore outdoor ropes course is really cool at night time! WonderWorks is open 365 days a year from 9 am until 10 pm. The outdoor ropes course is open from noon until 10 pm. 

The lobby of WonderWorks is quite unique! If you look up at the ceiling you will see the upside down room!

The Bubble lab is super fun but a little messy :) 

This is my 5 year old in the space suit in the "Space Discovery Zone"


The indoor ropes course was so much fun! My children completed the entire course! I was surprised they were so brave, they begged to do the course a second time. 

The indoor ropes course consist of many obstacles including a single balance type beam. 


My children told me that WonderWorks was the highlight of their week at Myrtle Beach! They hope to return again next summer!





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Saturday, August 6, 2016

The Carolina Opry At Myrtle Beach Review

My family visited The Carolina Opry located in North Myrtle Beach a few weeks ago and we had THE best time! My children (ages 9, 6 and 5) were so into the show and truly enjoyed it as much as my husband and I did! We arrived thirty minutes prior to the show to pick up our tickets and purchase popcorn and drinks. The concessions are really nice and I would recommend arriving early so you can grab your popcorn. The show is so entertaining that you won't want to miss a minute. The show is a two hour show including high energy music, comedy and dance. My children really enjoyed the music and dancing. The highlight of the show for my girls was when Elsa made a surprise appearance singing a few of her well known songs from the movie Frozen. The Carolina Opry show features the famous cloggers "All That" who were featured on America's Got Talent. They are amazing! The show also features Nashville's recording artist, Brad Long. He is absolutely fantastic!

Katy Perry's song "Firework" was a big hit for my kids!

The cast is incredibly talented

Elsa even appeared for a few well known songs from "Frozen"


The Carolina Opry show is rated as the top attraction at Myrtle Beach and I can totally see why!! We hope to return again next summer. My children are still talking about how much fun the show was. If you only have the time and/or money to do one show at Myrtle Beach this is it! The cast is incredibly talented and the show is really entertaining. I would highly recommend The Carolina Opry.



To purchase tickets for The Carolina Opry visit their website. Ticket prices start at just $10.70 for children (ages 3-16 years old) and $27.90 for adults for general admission.



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Friday, July 29, 2016

Ripley's Aquarium At Myrtle Beach

We visited Ripley's Aquarium  at Broadway At The Beach in Myrtle Beach last week! We had such a great time! I would highly recommend planning to visit the aquarium if you're in Myrtle Beach. The aquarium has wonderful exhibits including a touch tank where children can touch sea creatures. My children love the underwater tunnel. There are several great shows that are available throughout the day. The shark feeding is really cool and the mermaid show is a must see! 

Sharks!

Jelly Fish!

My children really enjoyed the mermaid show! The show lasts about twenty minutes and you do not want to miss it! Be sure to meet the mermaids after the show at the mermaid meetngreet area. 

To learn more about Ripley's Aquarium visit their website at https://www.ripleyaquariums.com/myrtlebeach/

Free parking is available at Broadway at the Beach. Ripley's Aquarium tickets can be purchased online or at the ticket center. Tickets cost $26.99 for adults and $16.99 for children. There are coupons available in most coupon books found at the beach (most hotels have kiosks with coupons/fliers). 



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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Alligator Adventure At North Myrtle Beach

My children had a blast at Alligator Adventure! Alligator Adventure is located off Highway 17 in Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach. I would recommend allowing at least 3 hours for your visit so that you are able to see the alligator feeding (pictured below) along with the reptile show. My children really enjoyed the alligator feeding. Be sure to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the show to get a good viewing spot. Tickets can be purchased at the entrance and cost $22 for adults and $16.99 for children 4-12 years old. Children under 4 are free. Military costs $19.99 and senior citizens costs $20.99. Your 2nd day is free if you'd like to return. 

The alligators are fed raw chicken and they really jump out of the water and get excited when it is feeding time! 

It does get very hot in the summer months, so plan to purchase a cool drink or frozen lemonade at the concession stand. There is also icee's available. 

I would highly recommend Alligator Adventure to anyone visiting Myrtle Beach, SC. My children had a blast and are still talking about their visit! There are tons of great exhibits and shows to see. To learn more visit their website at www.alligatoradventure.com 

Don't forget to visit the gift store! My kiddies love their new alligator stuffed animals!

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