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Friday, August 24, 2012

Have a Fabulous Weekend!


We live in the best place in the world!  Where else can one find so many fantastic events that are FREE for the whole family to enjoy?!  Here is what has made it onto our radar.

Ford Ironman Louisville- Sunday, August 26 at Fourth Street Live!; FREE; cheer on athletes as they compete in the world’s most difficult athletic challenges; the competition begins at 7am with a 2.4mi swim in the Ohio river, then a 112 mi bike ride, and finishes with a 26.2mi run that ends at Fourth Street Live!

Rock Around the Clock- Friday, August 24, 5-7pm; Free to the public; celebrate the re-dedication of the Louisville Clock at Theater Square with Mayor Greg Fischer

Kentuckiana’s Got Talent- Friday, August 24 at 8pm at RiverStage in Jeffersonville, IN; at this FREE event, your family will enjoy singers, dancers, a banjo player, and ballroom dancers

Grand Opening Celebration of Brilliant Sky Toys & Books- Saturday, August 25, 10am- 8pm at Brilliant Sky Toys and Books, 4600 Shelbyville Rd; FREE; “fun-filled day with face painting, balloon twisting, door prizes, and a performance by Heidi Howe of The Wee Rock! Show"

Floyd Memorial Hospital Baby Fair- Saturday, August 25, 10am-noon at Floyd Memorial Hospital’s Paris Health Education Center; whether you’re already pregnant or just thinking about it, you’ll enjoy door prizes, interactive booths, and meet physicians

Thursday, August 23, 2012

PeaWee Kiwi Popsicles

 

Today's recipe is courtesy of Louisville’s own Catherine McCord of weelicious.

Prep Time: 15 minutes  Total Time: 4 hours, 15 minutes
(makes 6)
Ingredients
  • 4 kiwis, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup orange, apple or pineapple juice
  • 3/4 cup frozen peas
  • 6 dixie cups*
Preparation
1. Place the kiwis and juice in a food processor and puree until smooth.
2. Place 2 tablespoons of peas in each Dixie cup.
3. Cover peas with kiwi puree and stir to evenly distribute peas.
4. Freeze pops for 4-6 hours or until frozen through.
* These can also be made in popsicle molds

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Kart Kountry Giveaway


Feel like a kid again with the wind blowing in your hair as you speed around the largest go-kart track in the world!  At Kart Kountry, not only do they have go-karts, but they can entertain your whole family with their bumper boats, miniature golf, arcade, and more.

Located in Shepherdsville, KY, Kart Kountry is just a short drive from Louisville. 

The best part is that one lucky person will win $200 in gift cards to use at Kart Kountry!  Enter below for your chance.
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Tuesday, August 21, 2012

School Lunch vs. Packed Lunch


For many parents, the decision of whether to send their child to school with a packed lunch or purchase a meal at school is fraught with uncertainty. Which one is the healthier option?

Monday, August 20, 2012

Scavenger Hunt 2012 Presented by Thorntons


Who’s ready for some old school fun?! We are, and we are so excited to bring to you Today’s Family Every Day’s first Scavenger Hunt presented by Thorntons

Below is an entry form, complete with 10 Scavenger Hunt questions.  To enter, you’ll need to search throughout Today’s Family Every Day to find the answers to the questions. 

You’ll know you’ve found the post with the right answer if you see the Today’s Family Every Day Scavenger Hunt 2012 presented by Thorntons “stamp.”

We will compile all of the entries that contain all 10 correct answers and draw a winner.  The winner of this scavenger hunt will receive a Thorntons gas card worth $350!

You have until August 31,2012, at midnight to find all of the answers and complete the entry form below. 

Have fun!

Update: Our winner is Sarah Victor.

Parent’s Perspective- Part 5


As part of our Parent’s Perspective series, Lorie Gant Leitner gives us all some great insight into Getting Schooled – From the Sidelines.

When my son, Noah, started Kindergarten, I was excited at the prospect of attending field trips and class parties; however, other activities ate up my available vacation days from work. I found myself mastering how to prep and participate from the sidelines.

Find a trusty sidekick.
Since I couldn’t attend field trips to the pumpkin patch or children’s hospital...
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