Tune in Alert: Sid’s Backyard Campout


Attention campers! Get your tents, sleeping bags, and marshmallows ready because a very special episode of Sid The Science Kid is coming your way!

“Sid’s Backyard Campout!” will be airing on Thursday, June 13th on PBS Kids® (check local listings).

Click HERE for some fun activities. Also check out the Beautiful Trees music video below.

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June 8, 2013 – 3:04 PM - | Posted in Kids Entertainment | No Comments »

Zumbathon At The Z Fit Factory In Memory Of Josiah Clark


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Those who know me, know that I am very active in my girls school. Not only am I a member of the PTO, but I also actively volunteer on a daily in one of the first grade classrooms.

A few weeks ago, we had a tragedy strike one of the teachers. Sharon Clark, was 603583_595745387116954_1856355192_nnotified that there was an emergency happening with her 9 month old son Josiah, who was at the sitters house, just around the block from the school.

She left the school immediately on foot to run over, only to find the ambulance had left and taken her son to the hospital. While checking on Josiah during his nap, he was found not breathing and unresponsive.

Unfortunately, every parents nightmare had happened to Sharron. Josiah had passed away at the hospital, they could not revive him.

I remember as a parent to a young baby SIDS is always a huge worry when they’re so young, this is what was ruled as the cause of death of Josiah Clark.

In honor of Josiah and to gather the community together to help Sharron and her family with costs, the PTO has teamed up with Z Fit Factory Zumba Instructors, Liz Davis and Christy Makulinski to put together a Zumbathon this Sunday June 9th at 1:00pm.

Here are the details:

Sunday, June 9th from 1-3pm, The Z Fit Factory is hosting a benefit for the 249171_10152883076660285_1637782695_nJosiah Clark Memorial Fund. His mother, Toledo Public Schools teacher, Sharon Clark, suffered the unimaginable loss of her precious 9 month old baby, Josiah, to SIDS while she was at work on May 8th. No family is ever prepared for such a tragic event. Let’s pull our fabulous Zumba community together to honor Baby Josiah. Admission is $10, payable at the door in cash or check made payable to the Josiah Clark Memorial Fund. We will have fabulous raffles, prizes, and a 50/50 as well! Join your very own Z Fit Factory ZIN Intructors, Liz Davis and Christy Makulinski as they lead you in a 2 hour Zumba Fitness party you won’t want to miss!

Please come join us for this cause, shake the pounds away for a good cause, have some fun, win some great prizes, and support another mother in the community.

You can find out more information by visiting the Event page for the Zumbathon on Facebook.

Z Fit Factory is located at 7325 Douglas Road, South Entrance, Lambertville, MI.

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June 7, 2013 – 5:39 PM - | Posted in daily life | 3 Comments »

7-Eleven Offers FREE Iced Tea All Week Long for National Iced Tea Day


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Do you down a dose of crisp iced tea daily? If so, 7-Eleven is about to make your life a whole lot sweeter by celebrating National Iced Tea Day all week long.

National Iced Tea Day is June 10, but to really heat up your summer, aka make it #AWESUMMER, 7-Eleven will be honoring the cold, refreshing drink with a FREE 16-ounce Snapple Iced Tea every single day, all day, from June 10-15 while supplies last.

7-Eleven has partnered with Snapple to offer three thirst quenching flavors that are sure to satisfy your taste-buds:

· Half ‘n Half – In this Arnold Palmer remix, you don’t have to choose between lemonade and iced tea any more. You get the best of both worlds in every sip you take.

· Lemon Tea– Green tea and black tea canoodling with lemon to create Snapple’s signature Lemon Tea for everyone’s enjoyment.

· Peach Tea– Smooth Snapple tea gets fruity with a splash of peach. This dynamic duo knows how to soothe your iced tea hankering from the very first drop.

Guests can claim their FREE Snapple coupon by texting TEA to 711711 to download the 7-Eleven mobile app, available in Google Play and the App Store.

A new coupon will be automatically loaded onto the 7-Eleven App every day.

So grab your phone and get thirsty. Bottoms up!

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June 6, 2013 – 10:55 PM - | Posted in free stuff, promotions | No Comments »

GEORGE “THE ANIMAL” STEELE TO CONDUCT BOOK SIGNINGS THROUGHOUT THE U.S. IN SUMMER 2013


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Animal (Triumph Books, June 2013) by former pro wrestler George “The Animal” Steele and Jim Evans, foreword by Cowboy Bill Watts, is the chronicle of one man—and beast’s—life and career during wrestling’s golden era in the 1970s and 80’s.

Animal melds the seemingly incompatible career paths Jim Myers followed. The life of Animal outside the ring wasn’t typical for a famous wrestler. In his own words, Myers explains that despite battling dyslexia, he graduated from Michigan State. He also married young, had a family and became a teacher and a coach at the high school he once despised.

WWE fans will have the opportunity to meet wrestling legend George “The Animal” Steele at a number of book signings he will be conducting throughout the U.S. this summer. Steele will be greeting fans and signing copies of his brand new book.

Book Tour Dates:

Date/Time: 06.08.13. 2:00 pm
Location: Barnes & Noble
Address: 2418 East Colonial Drive
City: Orlando, FL 32803
Phone: (407) 894-0108

Date/Time: 06.14.13. 11:00 am
Location: Costco
Address: 741 Orange Ave
City: Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
Phone: (407) 786-7802

Date/Time: 06.15.13. 1:00 pm
Location: Barnes & Noble
Address: 780 E. Merritt Island Causeway
City: Merritt Island, FL 32952
Phone: (321) 453-8202

Date/Time: 06.19.13. 7:00 pm
Location: Bookends
Address: 211 East Ridgewood Ave
City: Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Phone: 201-445-0726

Date/Time: 06.20.13. 7:00 pm
Location: Barnes & Noble
Address: 3981 US Hwy 9
City: Freehold, NJ 07728
Phone: (732) 409-2929

Date/Time: 06.21.13. 7:00 pm
Location: Barnes & Noble
Address: 240 Route 22 West
City: Springfield, NJ 07081
Phone: (973) 376-8544

Date/Time: 07.15.13. 7:00 pm
Location: Barnes & Noble
Address: 3235 Washtenaw Ave
City: Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Phone: (734) 973-0846

Date/Time: 07.18.13. 7:00 pm
Location: Barnes & Noble
Address: 500 South Main Street
City: Royal Oak, MI 48067
Phone: (248) 336-9490

Date/Time: 07.19.13. 7:00 pm
Location: Barnes & Noble
Address: 3195 28th Street SE
City: Grand Rapids, MI 49512
Phone: (616) 940-0820

Date/Time: 07.20.13. 2:00 pm
Location: Barnes & Noble
Address: 396 John R. Road
City: Troy, MI 48083
Phone: (248) 577-5064

Date/Time: 07.25.13. 7:00 pm
Location: Barnes & Noble
Address: 131 Colonie Center
City: Colonie, NY 12205
Phone: 518-438-1728

Date/Time: 07.26.13. 7:00 pm
Location: Barnes & Noble
Address: 3454 Erie Boulevard East
City: Dewitt, NY 13214
Phone: (315) 449-2948

Date/Time: 07.27.13. 7:00 pm
Location: Barnes & Noble
Address: 3349 Monroe Avenue
City: Rochester, NY 14618
Phone: (585) 586-6020

Date/Time: 07.28.13. 2:00 pm
Location: Barnes & Noble
Address: 1565 Niagara Falls Blvd.
City: Amherst, NY 14228
Phone: (716) 834-1550

Date/Time: 08.16.13. 7:00 pm
Location: Barnes & Noble
Address: 301 S Hills Village
City: Pittsburgh, PA 15241
Phone: (412) 835-0379

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June 6, 2013 – 10:33 PM - | Posted in Wrestling, WWE, wwe appearances | No Comments »

Sun, Fun, Scooters, Bikes…It’s Summer Vacation!


Finally the warmer weather has showed up…I think we sor of missed spring though and just jumped right into summer. I don’t mind.. It’s been so nice and warm!

With the warm weather comes outdoor activities! We’ve been working on our yard so far. Our dog is a digger… So, we’ve got holes all over our yard. We’re trying to fill them up, flatten out the ground, and then get some grass growing again, it’s been a lot of work but hopefully it will be worth it and we can get this dog to stop digging. Anyone have any advice for that because everything I’ve tried has been a no go…

The girls have been outside daily for the most part. Playing with balls and chalk, making our sidewalks beautiful. Riding bikes, and currently they’re obsessed with riding their scooter’s. Unfortunately, one of the scooters are probably on it’s last legs and because they love them so much I’ll be searching for a new one soon. I’ll more than likely just hop in the car down to Target or something, but I’ve also been looking online, possibly thinking of online shopping, I’ve searched and looked at some great sites and thought maybe I’ll buy scooter from Skate Hut. I don’t know, research is good, and we’ll see how long this scooter holds out for the girls.

Other than that, we haven’t been up to much in this house. I have had some dental work going on and continuing, I don’t want to talk much about that though other than I have a huge dental phobia which now because of necessity I’m almost getting over…Almost!

What are your summer plans?

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May 31, 2013 – 8:03 AM - | Posted in daily life | No Comments »
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