North Texas Irish Festival Giveaway

Hear That? The Pipes are Calling! North Texas Irish Festival Returns March 6-8 Largest celebration of Irish culture in Southwest showcases all things pipes in its 33rd year as part of festival, which also includes dancing, dining and more! North Texas Irish Festival March … [Continue Reading]

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Destination Imagination Regional Tournament

Seventy-five LISD student teams will compete in the TVNC Regional Destination Imagination Tournament on Feb. 28 at R.L. Turner High School in Carrollton, Texas. This event will feature teams in grades K-12 who have prepared solutions to DI challenges over the past several … [Continue Reading]

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Special Event at Grapevine Mills Mall

Books Come to Life Through the Simon Kidgits Club’s Book Blast Event. Children and Parents Can Make Reading a Social Experience with Special In-Mall Activities. Simon Kidgits Club’s Book Blast will offer families the chance to make reading a fun, social experience with … [Continue Reading]

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Special Needs Activities Fair Lewisville

Special Needs Resource Fair Families from Lewisville ISD, Lake Dallas, Little Elm and surrounding areas are invited to attend for free. The 2015 fair will include speaker presentations and exhibit halls filled with therapists, lawyers, financial planners, camp and recreation … [Continue Reading]

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Family Pizza and Bingo Night

Bring your family and friends to enjoy an evening of Bingo, prizes, pizza and new friends! Friday, February 27, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Memorial Park Rec Center 1950 South Valley Parkway Lewisville, TX 75067 Event website Cost is $15 for first two family members, $2 per each … [Continue Reading]

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Featured Activities

Toddler Tuesdays at Legoland and Sea Life

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Enjoy Discounted Admission on Toddler Tuesdays at Sea Life Aquarium & Legoland Discovery Center 11:00 am - 2:00 pm 1st Tuesday of each month Tiny tots are invited to join in the fun at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Dallas/Fort Worth and SEA LIFE Aquarium Grapevine with Toddler Tuesdays featuring discounted admission. $14 admission for one adult and two toddlers, ages 3-4. Each additional … [Read More...]

Greater Lewisville Early Childhood PTA Meeting

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Who is GLECPTA? It stands for Greater Lewisville Early Childhood PTA. We are part of the Texas and National PTA. We are a non-profit organization that supports parents of infants, toddlers, and pre-school aged children. Our mission is to support and speak on behalf of children in the schools, to assist their parents in developing the skills they need to raise and protect their children and to … [Read More...]

Chess Tournament in Lewisville

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Southridge Chess Classic: Lewisville ISD Chess Tournament Saturday, February 28, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Southridge Elementary 495 West Corporate Drive, Lewisville, TX Event website Cost:  See attached flyer Southridge Elementary will host its annual Chess Classic Feb. 28 from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The event is open to all LISD kindergarten through 12th grade players. USCF membership is required … [Read More...]

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Events and Activities 2015 Feb 27-Mar 5

** Download This Week's Newsletter ** Activities This Week: FMHS Rosettes Spring Show Family Pizza and Bingo Night Festival of Nations: Sweden Auditions at Studio B LISD Chess Tournament Book Blast at Grapevine Mills Special Needs Resource Fair Evenings on Oak Street Daddy's Little Angel Dance National Pancake Day at IHOP "Finding Kind" Movie Screening Destination … [Read More...]

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Lego® Ninjago Training Camp Test Your Ninja Skills In The Laser Maze Opens March 6, Just In Time For Spring Break, For A Limited Time Only! Wondering what to do with the family over spring break?  Bring the kids to LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Dallas/Fort Worth and see if they have what it takes to join the Ninjago team and help take on the bad guys at the new LEGO® Ninjago Training Camp … [Read More...]

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The Original Mud Run http://www.imudrun.com/ When you think of the race that started it all you think “Mud Run”….The Original Mud Run. The “toughs,” “spartans” and warriors” all came later but the idea generated 25 years ago by a few Marines in California that then took root in the mecca of Obstacle Course Adventure Racing, North Texas, is still the standard by which all races are … [Read More...]

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Learn More About Lewisville Christian School Every parent wants to find the best preschool for their child.  And when searching for a school they don’t just look at the outward appearance, but also at the “heart” of the school.  Lewisville Christian School (LCS) has been dedicated to its mission of serving children in the area for 45 years and was voted Best of Denton County 2014!!  The staff … [Read More...]

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Auditions for The Little Princess The Little Princess is about Young Sara Crewe who would rather stay with her dear father in India than leave for Miss Minchin’s boarding school in grim, bustling London, but her father insists she receive an English education. Using her books and her imagination, she is able to quickly win friends and make the best out of every situation. But when her fate … [Read More...]

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   The following is a sponsored post.  All opinions are my own. Nebraska Furniture Mart Texas I'm so excited that Nebraska Furniture Mart is opening a location here in DFW!! I've never been, but I keep hearing WONDERFUL things from friends who've been to their other locations.  I can't wait!! Literally... I couldn't wait for the store to open, so I did a little window shopping on their … [Read More...]

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North Texas Irish Festival Giveaway

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Hear That? The Pipes are Calling! North Texas Irish Festival Returns March 6-8 Largest celebration of Irish culture in Southwest showcases all things pipes in its 33rd year as part of festival, which also includes dancing, dining and more! North Texas Irish Festival March 6-8, 2015 Fair Park, Dallas, TX Cost: See Description www.ntif.org The pipes will bring thousands of fans of this … [Read More...]

Dallas Arboretum Discount Admission in February

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The Dallas Arboretum: $5 Admission in February www.dallasarboretum.org/... During February, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden will "share the love" by offering $5 admission through February 27 for tickets purchased at the gate. As guests stroll throughout the garden, they can also watch the horticulture staff build the Texas-themed topiaries that will be on display for the opening … [Read More...]

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Call and Mention Family eGuide to SAVE: Enroll at Wonderland Montessori Academy in Flower Mound, and SAVE!!  Receive 50% OFF Tw tuition!  New families only.   For more local coupons, CLICK HERE!     … [Read More...]

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100 Free Things To Do With Your Grandkids

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Great Ideas for Grandparents AND Parents Alike! 100 Free Things To Do With Your Grandkids Play, learn, and create things together! These days “free” is a wonderful word! From Grandparents.com. Visit www.grandparents.com/gp/fllpg/dnld/index.html and Click Download Now for a printable guide. … [Read More...]

Girly Fun

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Makeover/Dress Up Plan an afternoon makeover.  Raid the dress up bin or stop at a local thrift store to pick up everything you need.  Girls can go for the obvious princess look, or try something different like their favorite TV or pop star. Model Your Makeover  Set up a runway and show off your new look.  Invite your friends over to do the same.  Practice your "walk" and video tape the … [Read More...]

Family Fun on a Budget – Silly Fun

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Sometimes kids (and parents) just need to get silly. Throw caution to the wind and try some of these off-the-wall ideas to get your family laughing and playing. Have a Silly Day Schedule a whole day of silliness. Start with having dinner for breakfast and breakfast for dinner. Make your meals even sillier by making funny faces with gravy in your mashed potatoes or with syrup on your … [Read More...]

Valentines for Veterans

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Valentines for Veterans (and other military personnel) As we approach Valentine’s Day, let’s not forget the men and women who serve our country. Valentines can be as simple or elaborate as you’d like. If you’d like to participate, you can make as many or as few as you choose. Helpful Tips: Do not attach any candy or treats. Try not to use craft materials that can break away from your … [Read More...]

Boredom Busters: 110 Fun At-Home Activities for Families & Kids

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Over 100 fun (and mostly free) activities that you and your kids can enjoy at home.  This handy list can easily be printed and placed on the refrigerator - a great way to have instant “ideas” when boredom strikes!   Challenge YOUR kids to do one activity every day all summer long.  It’s a great way to learn a few new games and activities, while filling those “I’m bored!” moments. Obstacle … [Read More...]

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Peach Blackberry Cobbler with Pecan Topping

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Peach Blackberry Cobbler with Pecan Topping This yummy dessert is a family favorite! Delicious warm peaches and blackberries, with a sweet crunchy pecan topping!  Easy enough to make on a weeknight... special enough for a holiday spread! Pecan Topping 1 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup melted butter 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 cups flour 2 1/2 cup chopped pecans Filling 6 cups … [Read More...]

Taco Soup

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Easy Taco Soup This Taco Soup is a staple in our home.  It's a great recipe to make with your kids - simply open cans and packages, mix and heat!! And if you choose the canned chicken option for meat, it's a dish you can throw together last-minute, when you have unexpected guests (because all of the ingredients can be stored in your pantry)!  The best part? It's healthy and kids love … [Read More...]

Easy Chicken Pot Pie

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1 Package refrigerated pie crust (2 crusts) 2 Large cans all-white chicken, drained 1 Can mixed vegetables, drained 2 Cans cream of potato soup Dash of pepper Splash of milk Preheat oven to 375.  In large bowl combine all filling ingredients (everything except crusts).  Add filing to one pie crust, and cover with second pie crust.  Crimp edges and cut off excess.  Cut slits in top of crust … [Read More...]

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