Cow Appreciation Day

Tweet ***We all need a little humor in our lives… At Chick-fil-a, the second Friday of July is Cow Appreciation Day.  If you dress like a cow you will get a FREE combo meal, if your child is dressed like a cow, they will also get a free kid’s meal. Don’t have a cow costume?!  […]

Passport to Adventure!

Tweet Those of you familar with the uber-outdoors retailer, REI, knows how important being outside is.  Did you also know what an interactive website they have?!  Got kids?  Download this Passport to Adventure geared towards kids 5-12.  After they complete the journal they can send in for their free own special prize – “binoculars or […]

6 kid-activities for the 6th day of the week…

Tweet Throughout the year, not just during the summer, join the following places for kid-friendly events: Lakeshore Learning – store offers a Saturday arts and craft activity.  Not only are the crafts cleverly designed but also very intricate and interesting.  We normally go for about an hour or so, doing the craft and then going […]

Kid-approved* summer activities…

Tweet *Based on the approval of one 6 year old girl…but I think you’ll agree. The only ones who look forward to the summertime are educational professionals…everyone else knows that for 2 and a half months, everything entertaining you can do with your children will be done within the first week.  After that, creative juices […]

One Day, One Deal

Tweet What is woot?  Besides my favorite thing to check at midnight, woot.com is a great place to find gifts for everyone.  Like a chipmunk I stock up for the winter (last year got my sister and dad Garmin GPS for $67 bucks…) Normally there is one product listed on the website until they sell […]

Gimmie a N-I-S-D…

Tweet Northside school district (NISD) offers Adult and Community a diverse range of classes including the following categories: Profit & IT – computers, business solutions, minding money The Arts – dance, fine arts, jewelry making, make-it-yourself, music, languages Mind & Body – Body/Mind/Health, defensive driving, leisure, personal growth, study skills, etc. Fun & Play – […]

50 Prints for Free

Tweet If you’re not already signed up for Shutterfly, do so now! Enter the following promo code: PRINTS4FREE and get 50 prints for free (pay for shipping ONLY)…doing it now…will keep you posted! 🙂 *Expires May 20th, 2009… New members get 25 prints free!

Craving Welfare…

Tweet Normally welfare denotes a negative connotation but in this case Welfare Café leaves little to be desired. Receiving glowing accolades from all over the state (including Texas Monthly and the San Antonio Express-News), Welfare Café has established itself as one of the best reasons to head to the Hill Country. Visiting twice on leisurely […]

Geekette’s Top 8 Mailing Lists to Join…

Tweet DISCLAIMER: I strongly recommend separating your mailing list emails or setting up good filters (either through your e-mail or Outlook.)  They all go to my personal email account but filter into various categories, quickly looking at each – kid offers, home and garden, food, travel, etc. Companies LOVE mailing lists and member accounts for […]

8 Bits in a Byte

Tweet This will be the first of many top 8 lists to come…I love top lists because they’re quick…feel free to comment on them and look back for more! The goal of mine will be to present lists that I wasn’t able to find or ones that are especially important to me.  I ‘ll try […]

Mother’s Day Card

Tweet Although I’ll go into a MUCH more insightful review of one of my favorite sites, follow the link to Scrapblog’s Mother Day Card.  This great website offers to send a free card to your mother, the mother of your children, your mother’s mother…just for signing up.  Personalize one of their standard designs (very modern, […]

Man’s Best Friend

Tweet Man’s Best Friend – check this out: M – utts B – eer F – ootball What are the odds?  But I digress. What to do with man’s best friend in San Antonio?  Well, from what I hear from my canine loving co-workers, not much.  I don’t have a dog but enough of my […]

Now this is on par…

Tweet UPDATED: (2/6/2010) Volunteer for May 2010 Valero TX Open, details on Facebook. Will work for golf? Last year, raising $8.5 Million dollars, the Valero Texas Open is the 3rd oldest PGA tours tournament and a San Antonio ritual.  They have an Aquafina Family Fiesta Day where you can bring the kids to pick up […]