Once upon a time I was a single young woman with only myself to worry about. I made my own money and could spend it wherever I wanted after bills were paid. Fast forward a decade or so later and now I have a family to take into consideration. The family and especially the kids always come first. This means we have to tighten our budgets and many of the fun extras have long since disappeared. As a result we use Groupon frequently so that we can save extra money and still be able to take advantage of good deals and opportunities. Groupon always has great deals including ones for Amazon , Babies R Us, and even Target, which of course we use frequently to order diapers, presents and anything else we need to have immediately. We absolutely love all the deals we are able to take advantage of and it is because of Groupon that our family is able to save money on things. Check them out and see if some of your favorite retailers have deals going on that you can take advantage of us as well. Happy Shopping!
Cape Cod Families Can Save at StoryLand
Anyone who has been following the Cape Cod Moms blog for a while, knows that our moms love traveling up to Story Land each year. We look forward to enjoying some fresh mountain air with tons of fun! Some of our favorite things to do at Story Land include the tea cups and of course the Loopy Lab where you an fire foam balls all over the place (seriously the best room for parents)! Check out Meghan's review from her trip back in 2013.
This year we once again are looking forward to taking our trip and the folks from Story Land have offered our Cape Cod Moms & Parents a little discount on your admission! Be sure to use our link and code so they will continue offering this great deal to us in the future. Enjoy your trip this year and stay tuned for our yearly review and follow all the fun on social media this summer!
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Some of the highlights for this upcoming season include:
Roar-O-SaurusThe newest coaster, designed and built for Story Land’s unique natural setting, is the only wooden roller coaster of its kind in northern New England. The colorful train of 12 passengers is led by the newest family member, “Rory” the little Dino with the big roar! The coaster has a lift height of 40 feet (providing a spectacular view of the surrounding area), sends riders soaring down a first drop of 38.5 feet, features 1,242 feet of track length, and provides riders 12 unique airtime moments.
Tea Time Spend time with a real Princess and get the “Royal Treatment” during Cinderella’s very own Tea Party and Story Time. Put on your glass slippers & join us for a tea time. $9.99+ tax per Tea Party participant Book Today.
Duke’s Dance Party @ Character CoveSo you think you can dance? Duke the Dragon and his best friend Rory sure think they can, and they’re ready to put your rhythm to the test! Let loose with this interactive show that features brand new dances and a whole lot of fun! Duke’s Dance Party takes place at the all NEW Character Cove by Oceans of Fun Spray Ground every day at 12:45 pm. You can also meet Duke, Rory and Humpty Dumpty throughout the day at Character Cove!
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We were supposed to receive a product for review but never did. We contacted the company several times as well as US Family Guide and received no answer despite it still showing as an outstanding review we need to complete. Therefore we cannot endorse this product personally and cannot confirm what is written below.
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The Luvdbaby towel is a newborn to toddler bath is a luxurious addition for you and your baby's precious bath times.
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UPDATE: 3/30/2017 We never received the code to utilize to be able to review the product. Therefore we cannot endorse or confirm anything below.
We love to do letters to Santa in our house each year. But what is even more special is letters FROM Santa! Do you want your child's face to light up in amazement when they get a personalized letter from Santa Claus? Of course you do! The experience and memories of an authentic Santa Letter can last a lifetime, for both the children and the parents.
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Save $100 on family-friendly Hawaii vacations with Pleasant Holidays - USFG's new travel partner!
We are so excited! We just learned that US Family Guide has partnered with Pleasant Holidays, a leading provider of package vacations. They're based in the U.S. and have great deals on family vacations worldwide - Hawaii, contiguous United States, Canada, Mexico, Caribbean, Costa Rica, Europe, Tahiti, Fiji and more. They can also book complete cruise vacations with airfare, onboard accommodations, and pre- and post-cruise hotel stays for vacations where everyone can relax and enjoy.
Pleasant Holidays is new to US Family Guide, but has been partnering with hotels and resorts for more than 55 years to get great offers you cannot book anywhere else. When you're planning to explore close to home or farther afield, make them your one-stop-shop for everything you need: flights, accommodations, car rentals, ground transfers, exciting activities and tours, and travel protection coverage to protect your travel investment (because if parenthood has taught us one thing, it's to expect the unexpected). And unlike some other online travel providers, they have in-destination customer assistance should you need it.
They've currently got a great deal on Hawaii vacations that saves you $100 per booking. Select from 26 hotels and resorts on the four most popular islands: Oahu, Maui, Kauai and island of Hawaii. Explore the exciting sights of Oahu, including world-famous Waikiki Beach and historic Pearl Harbor. Watch the sun rise from the slopes of a dormant volcano on Maui. Snorkel, hike, kayak, surf, experience Polynesian culture and more. This deal is valid on new vacations booked by 10/30/16 for select travel through 6/30/17 that include roundtrip airfare from the continental United States and a stay of five nights or longer at a participating hotel or resort. The $100 savings is per booking and taken at time of booking - no waiting! For more information or reservations visit www.PleasantHolidays.com, call 1-800-837-5154 or contact your travel agent.
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Each year since 2012 we have been lucky enough to be granted admission to King Richard's realm as guests for his annual faire as well as offer giveaways and a discount to our fans & readers. We’ve had such great times while attending. Some of our favorite parts of the Faire are seeing the Prince & Princess Contest and the joust, eating turkey legs, attending the fabulous music and shows and much more. We love visiting the vendors as well and in prior years have purchased a piece for our outfit to attend in! Each year we find something fantastic and something new! We cannot wait to see what is going to be at the Faire this year! Check out our past visits.
King Richard’s Faire 2012
King Richard’s Faire 2013
2nd Review Blog 2013 by Meghan
King Richard’s Faire 2014
King Richard's Faire Meghan's 2014 Experience
King Richard's Faire 2015
Meghan's Review of the Shows & Interviews with the Kids for 2015
This year we have 2 family four pack of tickets for Opening Weekend (Sept 3-5, 2016) to give away. Please enter below!
2016 Schedule of Events
Sept 3-5: Opening Weekend
Sept 3: Carver Day
Sept 4: Military Appreciation Day
Sept 10: Cleavage Contest
Sept 17: Vow Renewals
Sept 24: Game of Thrones Contest
Oct 1: Prince & Princess Parade
Oct 8: The Highlands Hunks Contest
Oct 15: Fairies & Pirates Parade
Oct 22: Adult Costume Contest (Cosplay/Time Travelers, Etc)
Oct 23: Final Drum Jam
Welcome to the 35th Anniversary Season
Weekends September 3rd thru October 23rd 2016
Including: Labor Day Monday, September 5th
Columbus Day Monday, October 10th
Gates open at 10:30am and close at 6:00pm
Come and escape YOUR reality at King Richard’s Faire! Entertainment, exciting rides and skilled games abound on the Faire’s enchanting 80 acre wooded site. You’ll be dazzled by acrobats, aerialists, and jugglers! Captivated with our minstrels, dancers and puppeteers and instantly enthralled by fire eaters, and exotic tigers. Hundreds of talented performers perform non-stop for you throughout the day when visiting any one of our eight vibrant stages.
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Cape Cod Moms Fans & Readers can enjoy a discount code for 2016 that gets our fans $4 off tickets bought online (any day): CCMOMS-16
$2.00 Service Fee per ticket for online orders
You may also purchase tickets at the gate the day you attend. Tickets purchased at the gate must be paid for with cash. Several ATM’s are available inside the Faire.
Adult tickets: $31.00
Children’s tickets (4-11 years of age): $16.00
Children 3 years of age and under are FREE
Visit King Richard’s Faire on Facebook and on Twitter and Instagram @KRFaire, and on Pinterest as well.
2016 Cape Cod Moms King Richard's Faire Giveaway
Hello Cape Cod Moms and Dads!
Online Registration is up for Music and Movement Therapy Classes this fall! www.tonesinmotion.com
Summer Sizzle Sale up to 60% off
16 week semester Mondays 10:30 Atria Woodbriar Falmouth and Bridges by Epoch Mashpee (split 8 weeks every Monday starting 9/12-1/9) $95
8 week semester $72 Selected Thursdays 3 pm Harbor Point at Centerville (9-22, 10-6, 10-27, 11-10, 11-17, 12-1, 12-15, 12-29)
5 week semester $50 Selected Thursdays 10:30 JML Care Center (8/25, 9/8, 10/27, 12/15, 12/29)
All Cape Cod Moms members get an extra $10 off Use Code CCMOMS
Road Trip to Lancaster Pennsylvania
Last weekend my family and I packed the mini van up and head on a three day trip to Pennsylvania. We left the house on Saturday at 6am and returned on Monday at around 4pm. On our trip we went to The Crayola Experience, Iron Hill Brewery, Dutch Wonderland, Commonwealth on Queen, a Wedding at The Farm at Eagles Ridge and were suppose to go to Sesame Place but ran out of energy. The two nights we spent at an airbnb in Lancaster, PA.
Crayola Experience Easton, PA
I was provide 4 complimentary tickets to an unbiased review. We arrive at The Crayola Experience at around 11am on Saturday. There is a parking lot close by on Pine St (I think is the name of the street) for $5. The line to get/pick up tickets was short (3+ tickets are Regular Price-$19.99 Online Price-$16.99) but in the future I would get there right at 10am when they open. The first floor is the admissions, gift shop, cafe and the world’s largest crayon. So we started on the second floor and skipped the film on how crayons are made (we have seen the Mr. Rogers video). Included with each person's admission is a plastic page to put your creations in and two tokens. The tokens can be used to design your own crayon label (you choose name and symbol plus the color name and date is included on the label) there are five different machines each with a different crayon color the tokens can also be used to get model magic to be used in at Modeling Madness were sculpture suggestions to make can be found (more tokens can be purchased for $.50 a piece). My three and five year olds loved making the crayon labels and would have done more if we had bought them more tokens. Also found on the second color are crayon coloring stations, a photo booth to make a coloring sheet with a picture of you on it, stations to project and make your art work dance, and additional fee craft area to make premuim crafts which we skipped (also a toddler indoor playground). The big kid playground is on the third floor which is where we headed next.
The indoor playground has chalk to be used on the ground and dry erase markers to color on white animal sculptures. The climbing structure itself is relatively small but my kids enjoyed it and it was a great way to burn off some energy before the rest of the drive. Around the structure are different stations at one you can create your own puzzle and cut it in the puzzle machine, another make your own superhero mask and belt as well as painting station. I really enjoyed using brand new “juicy” markers to create my own puzzle. Also on the third floor is a huge water table that you can use waves to move a boat down (we skipped it because there was a line) and a doodle in the dark room.
The fourth floor is all about melting crayons and was the biggest hit. There are three activities painting with melted crayon which was fun and easy, spin art with melted crayon which we waited in a short line for and my kids favorite making new crayon shapes by melting crayons. There was a long line to do Melt and Mold crayons you got to choose one crayon color and whether you wanted to make a ring, a dinosaur or an animated crayon. When it our turn we insert the crayon into the machine and watch the crayon melt and drip into the mold then cool the whole process takes 4 minutes. If you want to make another one you have to get back in line. Next time I would start on the fourth floor before it got busy so the kids could mold lots of crayons and then work our way down.
I would definitely visit The Crayola Experience again and allow more than three hours for the visit!
Dutch Wonderland Lancaster, PA
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On Sunday morning a little before 10 am we arrived at Dutch Wonderland. As we pulled in I saw a huge parking lot and was not prepared to pay for parking but it turned out it was $5 for regular parking and $15 for premier (you get to park closer) so I paid $5 to park. As you enter through the castle they check your bags and you go by the gift shop (no outside food is allowed). We started by riding the Sky Ride to the opposite side of the park which was a nice way to start. There we rode the Double Splash Flume, Gondola Cruise, Dukes Dozers, and walked around Exploration Island where there are 20 life like dinosaurs (and no mosquitoes). Then we caught the end of story time with Princess Brooke and watch the divers practice at the Aqua Stadium. By this point it was more than 90 degrees and the kids were starting to wilt so each of the kids picked one more ride and we skipped Duke’s Lagoon to avoid a meltdown. We enjoyed the Merry-Go-Round even though it is much smaller than the one at Heritage Gardens and Dragon’s Lair so my son could “drive” a boat. Everyone except my daughter’s favorite ride was Double Splash Flume she thought it was scary. Dutch Wonderland is small making it a great park for young kids. If I was to visit again I would go on a cooler day.
Looking for Places to Eat:
Iron Hill Brewery is kid friendly and has a great well priced kids menu with lots of good options; both my kids had burgers, fries and Ben and Jerry’s ice cream. I enjoyed a cheeseburger but the sweet potato fries were soggy so go for the regular fries (the few I snuck from the kids plates were good). Other people in the party said the pizza, red quinoa salad and the Triple Chocolate Hill were yummy.
Commonwealth on Queen is good for both breakfast and lunch. They have a simple menu which includes vegan options. My son enjoyed the homemade belgian waffles and my daughter and I thought the vegan lemon olive oil dough nut was amazing.
Have you been to Lancaster, PA? Where else do you recommend going or seeing?
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BrickFair is Coming to Massachusetts!
May 21st & May 22nd, 2016
At the Royal Plaza Trade Center in Marlborough, MA. Do you want to be SuperMom and SuperDad? Bring your kids to BrickFair LEGO Fan Expo! Endless LEGO creativity and inspiration, games, moon bounces, shopping, Derby Racing, Bingo, and more!
40% OFF - Limited time only $7.20! Use promo code "USFAM2016" to save 40% Off the at-the-door price of $12.00 - and gain early access! Pre-purchase ticket holders get in at 10:30am instead of 11:00am.
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Love Cooking Company has set out with a mission to make baking a simple task. Partnered with some great names in the baking and entertainment industries, Love has crafted bakeware that helps you easily achieve the best-looking baked goods on the table, from filled cakes to bite-size desserts and more.
The PushPan is a 100% watertight and leak-proof cake pan with a patented silicone-lined removable base making it perfect for cheesecakes, pies and more! An alternative to a spring-form pan, you simply place the pan on something sturdy, press the sides down, and voila - the perfect cake! The PushPan also comes with a 25 year warranty
The Mrs. Fields Cutie Cakes pan creates 48 bite-size cakes when you need a small amount of something sweet. It's ideal for savory options, like mini corn dogs or potato pancakes. After you create your tiny treats, just pop the pan in the dishwasher.
The Mrs. Fields Fill N Flip is the easiest way to make a layered cake and create a surprise center that everyone will love. Once you bake your cake, add filling to the side with the large opening, place the non-filled layer on top, and enjoy! Plus, the pan is dishwasher-safe, making clean-up a breeze.
My Readers receive 10% off your entire order - Love Cooking is inviting you to take 10% off your entire order on lovecookingcompany.com with the promo code LOVE10. For a limited time only. Stay tuned for our review!
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We love having fun and staying active especially outside! We are always looking for fun new things to try! We heard about Beanstalk Adventure Ropes Course and it seems like it is right up our alley plus we are up for a little off Cape adventure before the winter sets in! Stay tuned for our blog review!
Fun Activity for Family Outings, Birthdays, and Group Parties!
Beanstalk Adventure Ropes Course is a 32-foot tall, 2 level ropes course complete with 30 exciting elements including zig-zag beams, cargo nets, angled rope ladders, crisscross walks and more. Participants choose their own path through the elements and go at their own pace. The ropes course is also equipped with a Sky Rail zip line connection measuring 69' long. Participants soar down the length of the ropes course on a self guided zipping experience and are able to enjoy it's thrills over and over. For young adventurers, there's Bean Sprout, a specially designed ropes course for kids ages 2-7.
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Memorial Day Weekend certainly snuck right up on us. On Friday, we even grudgingly battled both bridges as we struggled to get Friday errands done. The traffic was insane on the Bourne Bridge especially as both the locals and tourists poured on to our tiny peninsula! In honor of the summer beginning on such a beautiful weekend, a weekend which we pause to spend time with family and friends and give thanks for the amazing freedoms we enjoy in this country, we want to offer a special deal. We are eternally grateful for those that have protected our freedoms enabling us to raise our children in a safe place, free to play, free to go to school (especially women), free to write blogs like this, and free to follow our dreams.
Starting today and continuing through the weekend until Monday at 9:00pm EST, we will offer a discount on our local ShopLocal membership! For only $20, you will receive local discounts at 20 local Cape Cod Businesses (some of which make your money back many times over the 1st time you use the discount!), regional deals, free or discounted admission to our events, priority registration, local swag, member only give aways, opportunities to try out free products or experience local businesses which Cape Cod Moms receives and shares, and more!
Have a wonderful weekend and we hope you enjoy every second making beautiful memories with your family!
Royal Plaza Trade Center, May 15 - 17, 2015 Get inspired, educated, and entertained with LEGO bricks! Play with huge attractions built to set your imagination free and witness mind-blowing creations made entirely of this timeless toy at Brick Fest Live.
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Red Jacket Beach Resort Kicks Off Season with a Special April School Vacation Offer for Cape Residents, Updated Décor and New Managers
The oceanfront Red Jacket Beach Resort in South Yarmouth has started the season with a new management team, updated décor and a special April School Vacation offer just for residents of the Cape & Islands. Navigating the busy season and leading a team providing exceptional guest service are General Manager Paul Ronty, Assistant General Manager Hollie Handrahan and Food and Beverage Manager Linda Boyer. All are especially proud of the newly updated, bright “beachy” décor in the cottages and townhomes which feature new carpeting, drapes, furniture, bedding and kitchen appliances. The décor has also been updated in the main lobby and guest rooms.
Residents of Cape Cod and the Islands are invited to enjoy a “staycation” during April School Vacation with a special discounted rate of $99 plus tax/resort fee per room from April 17 – 25, 2015. Guests will enjoy the private oceanfront beach, indoor and outdoor pools, a full-service spa and dining room. There is also a full schedule of complimentary family activities throughout the week including magic shows, juggling workshops, Xbox tournaments, kite making and flying, dive-in movies at the indoor pool, painting and wine or martini-making (“coke-tails” for the kids), storytime and s’mores at the beach bonfire, culinary demonstrations and more.
For details and reservations, call 1-800-CAPE COD (1-800-227-3263) and ask for rate code “LOCAL”. Proof of Cape Cod or Islands residency will be required upon check-in.
Red Jacket Resorts are a group of seven resorts in New England owned and operated by The Davenport Companies of South Yarmouth, MA. For more information, please contact Beth Patkoske at (508) 394-8800 ext. 142.
We have been asked to offer a 20% discount to our readers for the A+ Interactive Math Program! We currently have a local mom reviewing this program so stay tuned for our review!
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See Boston like you never have on this 2 hour sail aboard the Adirondack III, a wooden 80-foot pilot schooner. Within five minutes of leaving the dock, you'll forget the mayhem and noise of the City, and you'll feel the relaxing breeze of Boston Harbor! Give your child an experience that is safe, fun and unique! Join us for a Day Sail! What better way to end the summer post tourist season with a relaxing sail that will be fun and educational for the whole family! Plus it is only a short drive from Cape Cod!
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Liquid Planet Water Park And Zip Lines Unveils New Speed Slides And Many More New Attractions Entering 7th Season. Located in Candia, N.H.Liquid Planet Water Park And Zip Lines is New Hampshire's Home Town Water Park perfect for young families.
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Advertised as 'gravity defying and only for the brave and fearless at heart, The Shooting Stars, two 40 foot vertical dropping speed slides will be celebrated and officially open following the cutting of a ribbon on Saturday, June 21st. It's been a long time in the creating, but on opening day for Liquid Planet Water Park And Zip Lines in Candia, N.H. customers will be told to 'cross their arms, make a wish' and shoot the 40 foot vertical drop along 131 linear feet and fall into a smooth landing of cool water.
The 'Shooting Stars' were slated to open last season, but a southern hurricane damaged the manufacturing facility and to the disappointment of Liquid Planet and their customers the slides sat mostly erect, but not usable. "The delay makes the opening of the slides that much more exciting and we are thrilled to kick off our seventh season with a ribbon cutting celebration to officially open them." Said Kevin Dumont, President of Liquid Planet Water Park L.L.C. "The Shooting Stars are the real deal when it comes to thrilling water park attractions. They are steep, fast and a real adrenalin rush." Dumont said.
The Shooting Stars certainly look official. They are decorated with racing stripes and checkered flags line the slide course. "These new slides will allow our guests to have a lot of fun racing against each other and we hope to incorporate races and competitions." Said Kelly Dumont, General Manager of Liquid Planet Water Park L.L.C. "They also bring the element for older kids to get more from the park experience." She said.
Entering its seventh season, Liquid Planet Water Park And Zip Lines will introduce several new features and attractions to the park including a new dock and slide set up and expanded beach at 'Crater Lake,' 'Fantasy Falls,' a cascading waterfall down the granite cliff, a newly built 'Cosmic Camp,' summer camp, expanded concrete areas, roofed shade areas, a remodeled zip line gear up station, a revamped miniature golf course and many aesthetic touches ranging from landscaping to paint.
"We have brought new features and attractions every year since we opened in June of 2008." Says Kevin Dumont. "We listen closely to all of the feedback from our guests and work hard to incorporate the changes and improvements noted as creating a better park experience." He said. "The opening of The Shooting Stars and multiple other items we are introducing this season are the goals we set to be in place for our guests this year. We are thrilled and excited to open." "It is our ambition to be New Hampshire's hometown water park and we're on our way." He said.
Recently a friend of mine told me about a great new company in Newton, MA called Crudité Creations, owned by Lauren Brooks, who cares about community and children's health! We were offered a chance to try out one of their tasty creations which was delivered by David promptly on Father's Day morning! I was thrilled to meet him and told him how great of an idea I thought this was! Plus the fact they will deliver to Cape Cod makes this particular mom an even bigger fan!
The Tiny One and I were excited to try our very own Vegetable Bouquet! As soon as I unwrapped everything I was astounded at the attention to detail and creativity that had gone into creating such a beautiful arrangement. Crudite Creations are vegetables arranged in an artful way and they are perfect for events and celebrations. BUT they are also a fun way to get kids and picky eaters to eat more healthy veggies especially since they are cut and arranged in such a visually appealing manner.
The Tiny One and I went right to work on the olives, radishes, zucchini and squash, dipping them into an extremely delectable white bean dip. We sampled a little bit of everything and the Tiny One was very excited by the "itty bitty baby corns". We shared with family and friends and enjoyed them for snacks, lunch and even cooked up a bunch of them to enjoy with our dinner one night!
With the Tiny One now in preschool, I loved having some of the leftover squash and zucchini pieces to share in his lunch or even for our picnic dinners. Apparently cutting them into shapes makes eating veggies more fun to kids, which means I am going to need a veggie cutting class with Lauren Brooks stat!
The company also sources all their ingredients from local suppliers and when available local farm stands!
The Tiny One and I were so pleased with our arrangement from Crudité Creations that he gave it the Tiny Thumbs Up! I urge you to give this brand new company a chance and try ordering one of your own for your self or for a friend or your next event! Try it out ASAP and save 15%!
Reasons Crudité Creations is AWESOME!
Crudité Creations is offering a special 15% off their vegetable bouquets to the Cape Cod area community for this week only. Orders need to be placed by Friday 6/27 at 1pm and delivery will take place on Saturday 6/28.
Crudité Creations (www.cruditecreations.com) was recently featured on WCVB’s Chronicle show as part of their “what’s new” segment, and is receiving widespread acclaim for their beautiful and healthy vegetable bouquets. The arrangements and their selection of gourmet dips are a perfect addition to any summer event or celebration.
To take advantage of this offer please log on to the Crudité Creations web store and use the “capecod” discount code.
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Let me know what you think!
Disclaimer: Although I received an arrangement for free to sample and review for this blog, I was not paid for my review and all opinions are my own.
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Are you tired of your children begging for junky foods? Does processed packaged food seem to find a way back into your kitchen? Are you feeling like you need to do a diet clean up? Now is a great time to clean things up a bit. That's why I am participating this new online program called, The Family Spring Cleanse. I am super excited about this program because I have not seen anything like this before. Most cleanse diets are created with an individual person in mind but this program was created with the FAMILY in mind. It is safe for everyone to participate, has delicious kid-friendly recipes, and has a simple step by step get started guide. Let's face it, we're Moms, and we don't have time to make separate food for everyone. That's why this program is perfect for busy Moms and their families. All recipes have been kid-tested so you don't have to worry about trying to negotiate with your children to eat "weird" food.
Imagine your family happily eating nutritious whole foods and feeling satisfied with their new choices.
Here's What People are Saying About Past Programs from The Holistic Mama
Getting Your Family On Board:
"I've been dabbling with real foods for a few months now, but your challenge has given me more focus. I could eat this way with no problems whatsoever; I was raised mainly on a real food diet. However, the rest of my family...not so much. I really wanted to show my daughter that there are many yummy options other than junk. Thanks for your daily guidance!" - Lisa Belles
Trying New Things:
I believe that this challenge has led me on a road to more discoveries. I plan to purchase only real foods from now on, at least the majority of the time. I will incorporate some items I already have in the cupboards (that are not real) until they are used up. A couple of new purchases that I have never tried before were coconut oil, chia seed and brown rice flour. There are so many new choices out there and I plan on continuing to try new items to see what I like and what I don't. - Jodi Cooney
So, What is The Family Cleanse?A simple, easy to follow, cleanse program made with Families in mind. You will have a system to follow to help you save time and get the process started as soon as you download the cleanse guide. You will also have some AMAZING support during this program - not only from me - but also from all of these fabulous bloggers:
Option # 1 (Free)Join us and make the commitment to clean up your diet and get rid of processed packaged foods. Work on your own to create a meal plan full of healthy real food - heavy on the veggies, low on junk. You will receive:
you will have the option to upgrade to the premium option anytime before May 28th.
Option # 2 - Premium Membership ($49)You will receive:
How to Make Cinnamon Honey Grain-free Granola
How to Make Fermented Fruit Leather
How to Make Yogurt in a Dehydrator
This is a group program that starts on May 28th through June 6th.
Are you ready to clean up your family's diet??
$500+ of GiveawaysThis program includes the chance to win one of these wonderful prizes from our sponsors. This giveaway will go live once the group program begins on May 28th. Also, as a participant of this program (free or paid) you are entitled to enter the giveaway for the chance to win some prizes from our real food sponsors! These are some of the things you can win:
If you have any questions about this program please don't hesitate to Contact Roxanne.
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