Archives for June 2011

Kids Eat Free Deals in the Washington DC Area

Free kids meals at Washington DC, Montgomery County and even some Northern Virginia restaurants! I've been making it my personal goal to find as many local kids eat free deals as possible. (UPDATED and I keep updating 🙂 )As the Frugal Families columnist for Wheaton Patch [in addition to the Mom of a Million Mistakes column for the site - psst, check out the great guest columnists who filled in for me while I took a baby break: Jean, Leticia, Colleen and Garine!], I've published three separate Read more...

GIVEAWAY: Moorenko’s Ice Cream Cafe $10 Gift Certificates

Eversave Washington DC is offering TWO lucky A Parent in Silver Spring readers free $10 gift certificates to Moorenko's Ice Cream Cafe in Silver Spring! And ALL of us today on Eversave DC can score $10 worth of ice cream for just $5! Also cool today: new Eversave members get Save Rewards to welcome them to the site and today the first-time buyer credit is $5 – which means that anyone who is new to Eversave will get the Moorenko’s deal for FREE. More details and purchase infoI love Moorenko's. Read more...

GIVEAWAY: Monster Jam Family 4 Pack – Go Monster Truck Crazy!

The biggest and most popular monster truck series, the Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam, is roaring into the Balitmore Ravens' AM&T Bank Stadium on Saturday night, July 9, 2011.They're calling this one night Baltimore show HAVOC IN THE HARBOR.Want some tickets?Of course you do!Your kids will think you are the absolute coolest parent on the planet if you get tickets to this!UPDATE: The randomly-drawn winner from all entries is Julia B. - she has been contacted. Thanks for entering! Read more...

Favorite Products for Postpartum Faking It

Yes, I just had a baby. But I sure don't want to look it! I'm trying to reclaim my former style after months of maternity wear. And now that I've had my postpartum checkup at the OB, you know what that means...I'm cleared to exercise (to whatever else did you think I was referring?). However, the bod (or whatever proximity is possible) won't be coming back overnight. Here are the products and services that are helping me fake it in the meantime .Barely There No Slip Fit Underwire $17 Most of Read more...

GIVEAWAY: Larry Crowne Free Movie Tickets – Girls Night Out Giveaway

UPDATE: All the passes are taken.I have 70 passes to the Larry Crowne free advance screening on this Tuesday, June 28 at 7:30pm at AMC Mazza Gallerie in Chevy Chase.Want a couple? Send the names in your party to apissgiveaways@gmail.com. You can give up to 4 names, first and last please. There will be an exclusive guest list at the door.  I'll update here when all the passes are gone.This looks cute! I like trailers that play Tom Petty.  Official Film SynopsisWhen Read more...

Georgetown Waterfront Summer Festival on Sunday

Face painting, grilled up food, games for kids, steel drum band and a big ol' water balloon fight - all at the Georgetown Waterfront this Sunday! What you USED to do on Sundays at the Georgetown Waterfront:What you'll be doing THIS Sunday at the Georgetown Waterfront with your kids:Georgetown Waterfront Summer FestivalWhen: Sun, June 26th 2011 - Sun, June 26th 2011, Noon-3pm Where: Washington Harbour Condominiums at 3030 K St NW on the Georgetown Waterfront RSVP at the Facebook Event Read more...

Strathmore Backyard Theater for Children – Every Thursday in July! – and Free Summer Outdoor Concerts

Strathmore's Free Summer Outdoor Concert and Backyard Theater for Children series are two of the best gifts of summer! Both feature international artists and musicians who bring multicultural music and educational fun all summer long. Strathmore's Free Summer Outdoor Concert SeriesPerformances in Strathmore’s Free Summer Outdoor Concert Series are held Wednesday nights at 7 p.m. at the Gudelsky Concert Gazebo, in front of the historic Mansion. Snag your space with your picnic blanket and lawn Read more...

Glen Echo Summer Family Fun

Glen Echo Park is full of family fun this summer - check out all the great summer offerings!Evie and her friend Caroline enjoying a day at Glen Echo Park with a ride on the historic Dentzel Carousel after catching a children's production at The Adventure Theatre. Children's Programs, Theater and ConcertsThe Adventure Theatre“Charlotte’s Web” June 24 – September 5 Adventure Theatre presents “Charlotte’s Web.” E. B. White’s popular tale of love and devotion takes Read more...

Father’s Day Card Late? Send #EmailLove Instead!

Thank you to Yahoo! Mail for sponsoring this post about staying connected. I was selected for this sponsorship by the Clever Girls Collective, which endorses Blog With Integrity, as I do.Happy Father's Day to all the dads and granddads out there!  And while many of you are right this minute hanging out with your male parental peeps, taking them to lunch, watching them open gifts both handmade and mall-found, many of us are far away from our favorite dads on this holiday. And while those Read more...