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Saturday, July 23, 2016

FREE Admission to National Parks for One Full Year #EveryKidInaPark Initiative

FREE Admission to National Parks 
for One Full Year 
ALL 4th Graders 2016-2017 School Year

Taking in the view from the Wupatki National Monument

We were able to use my son's annual park pass for some fun adventures at different National Park Service lands. If you are a fourth grader entering 5th grade you can still get your pass to use through the end of August AND the program is continuing for all entering 4th graders in the 2016-2017 school year- see below about how to print your pass.
Looking out at San Diego from the Cabrillo National Monument
Busy Bee at Zion National Park Nature Center
with all the activities
Visiting with Grandpa in Bryce Canyon National Park
Exploring slot canyons at
Grand Staircase 
Escalante National Monument 
Having fun on the rim at Bryce Canyon National Park
My kids did the Junior Ranger Program every where we went with fun activities to earn badges and learn more about our National Parks. The BEST badge ceremony was at San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park- see the video below (PSA it was very windy)

Sunday Summer Matinee Disney Movies at The Fox

Sunday Summer Matinee 
Disney Movies at The Fox

Sunday Summer Matinee series starts this Sunday Disney Movies art the Fox with Monsters, Inc. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Box Office at (520) 547-3040

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Power Up Against Cancer Event for Families at Fox Theatre Tucson

What: Unbreakable Gear has teamed up with HopeKids Arizona to put on a Fundrasier Show "POWER UP AGAINST CANCER"!!! This Show will take place at The Fox Tucson Theatre, 

Here’s just a sample of what you can see and do!
  • Bench and Deadlift Exhibition, which will include Pro Lifters Smashing Weights!
  • Nationally-Ranked Bodybuilders Posing!
  • Some of Arizona’s Top Arm Wrestlers also there to Put on a Show!
  • Deadlifts for Reps Competition
  • Meet and Take a Photo with Mr. Incredible – Andy Harman: Superhero & IFBB Pro
  • Kid Activities

This event will raise money for these amazing kids dealing with Cancer and other major health issues!

In addition to HUGE lifting by our monster athletes, there will be crowd activities, Silent Auction,  and much more!!

Be part of UGNation and help make this an incredible event for these UNBREAKABLE Kids!
When:Saturday, August 6 from 11am-4pm!                    Where:Fox Theatre Tucson   17 W. Congress                                                       Cost: $10 Kids 15 and under are FREE Tickets HERE Donations HERE
Bring the families out and put a smile on these special kids!!! 

Things to Do in Tucson This Weekend

Things to Do in Tucson This Weekend July 23


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Friday, July 22, 2016

Nutrisystem Turbo 10 Week #1 Review

I was given the Nutrisystem Program for 3 months in exchange for my review and posts but like always the opinions and posts are all my own.
Nutrisystem Turbo 10  Week #1 Review

The first week was simple to follow- no guessing about portion size or anything and it really jump started my journey with notable results! The first week of food is clearly labeled in a box and includes some yummy shakes and on the go snacks.  The first day was a bit difficult for me and I am not going to lie - I felt hungry. My portions sizes were drastically different from my usual gigantic unhealthy ones and I couldn't wait for my next snack or shake.  By the second day, it was much better and I added in a lot more fresh veggies.
By the end of the week, I was feeling great. Two of the days we were on a road trip but the non-frozen items were easy to take a long and I even stopped at gas stations and made my shakes- it really was an easy on the go way to work on getting healthier. The snacks and breakfast bars went everywhere with me - even on our 5 hour helicopter journey! Nutrisystem Turbo 10 is working for me and even on my travel blogging journeys.

I noticed that my face was looking thinner even after the first week and when I stepped on the scale I had lost 5.4 pounds!

I cannot wait to share week #2 with you because I got to start adding in more foods and was traveling, so we will see how that goes.

See why I chose Nutrisystem HERE.

FREE Admission Mini Time Machine of Miniatures Tucson for People with Autism and Their Families

What: .FREE Admission Mini Time Machine of Miniatures Tucson for People with Autism and Their FamiliesMy Time at The Mini is a private event for people with autism and their families which includes access to the museum's galleries with modification to the lights and sound effects, hands-on encounters with miniatures and a craft activity for those who would like a tactile experience.

When: Monday July 25 10am-12noon

Where: The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures Tucson 4455 E. Camp Lowell Drive

Cost:This event is free to pre-registered guests.

For more information, or to register, please visit:

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Phoenix Coupons

Beat the heat at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Arizona 
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This summer LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Phoenix, Arizona is offering a $5 coupon off to help your family beat the Arizona heat! LEGOLAND® Discovery Center is the ultimate indoor LEGO® Playground! Attractions inside the center include:
  • LEGO® Factory Tour
  • LEGO® 4D Cinema – Now showing 4 movies!
  • Kingdom Quest Laser Ride
  • MINILAND®- Phoenix
  • LEGO® Racers: Build & Test
  • Merlin's Apprentice Ride
  • LEGO® City: Play Zone
  • Creative Workshop
  • LEGO® DUPLO® Farm
  • Earthquake Tables
  • LEGO® Friends 
  • CafĂ©
  • Birthday Rooms
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center has over a million LEGO® bricks throughout the center and many build stations for families to explore their imaginations.  What could be a better way to beat the heat?

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