No matter what your family likes to do on vacation; eat, go to the beach, shop, eat (did I say that already?) the Outer Banks in North Carolina has it. Outlet shops, restaurants, museums, aquariums, lighthouses and a brand new water park (!!) make a week on OBX go by in a flash!
I have a 12 month old. I know, I know, I can't believe it either. Every few months I like to highlight the toys that are really rocking my daughter's world. Today I'm sharing what she is enjoying as a 12 month old.
My 3rd Fix: StitchFix Maternity
I've written about my experiences with two previous Fixes from StitchFix and they have been very positive. Now that I am pregnant, I thought I would give their Maternity Fix a try and see if the experience would be just as positive.
Build-A-Bear Workshop announced on July 9th that July 12th would be "Pay Your Age" Day meaning any child could get a stuffed animal for the price of their age, no matter what the retail price of the bear. Some characters cost upwards of $40 so this was seen as a great deal. What I didn't expect (and what Build-A-Bear didn't expect) was the massive turn out that occurred at each of their locations first in the UK and then in the US. Perhaps I was naive, but I went to my local workshop expecting to wait 1-3 hours, and well, it was longer than that.
I've been lucky enough to go to Walt Disney World in Florida more times than I can count on two hands, I've gotten out to CA for Disneyland once and Aulani in Hawaii once. However, with a one year old and one on the way, my next Disney trip is far into the future. The plus side to a trip being so far off? I get to save for it! Here are some tips on how to save for your next Disney trip.
Finlandia SnackTime Cheese Sticks
Finlandia was founded in the 1950's and has since become known as one of the most highly regarded cheese brands in the US. Finlandia's SnackTime cheese sticks are "Naturally Lactose Free" and made with non-GMO ingredients. Made from fresh, pure ingredients the cheese is aged anywhere from 2 to 8 months and each stick is under 100 calories making it the perfect low-cal snack.