The Mom Conference: Online and Free This Week!

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The Mom Conference - Online and Free This Week! Ann Again and again Reviews

The Mom Conference - Online and Free This Week! Ann Again and again Reviews

For those of us that would enjoy connecting with other mothers, yet can’t make it to meetings and/or conferences that always seem to happen out of town, The Mom Conference is for us! This conference happens online and is FREE!

Monday, April 7th – Conference launches!

Each day of the conference, a new set of 4 presentation videos will be made available on The Mom Conference site for a FREE 24-hour viewing/listening period. The Mom Conference runs from April 7th – April 14th and highlights all areas of being a woman and mother. Speakers share information on topics ranging from healthy eating and fitness, relationships with your children, ways to nurture and care for your home and yourself. There are so-o-o-o many worthy topics being covered at this conference I honestly can not believe it’s being offered free of charge.

You can sign up for this FREE online conference here: https://tt145.infusionsoft.com/go/momreg/AnnAgain/

Check out the video below to see what’s in store for you at The Mom Conference ~

Enjoy your time at The Mom Conference. Sign up by clicking this link: https://tt145.infusionsoft.com/go/momreg/AnnAgain/

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Disney's "Frozen" Sing-A-Long Is Coming To Theaters!

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Disney's Frozen Sing-A-Long - Coming to theaters January 31st
More than 2,000 theaters nationwide are staged to showcase the all-new sing-a-long version of Disney’s Oscar®-nominated, Golden Globe®-winning big-screen adventure “Frozen,” beginning this Friday,January 31st!

 

This movie has captured not only my 13 year old’s heart but my 16 year old’s and mine as well! Matter of fact, the week after we saw it, my youngest wanted to share it with her Aunt and Grandmother so off she went again. They fell in love too! If you’ve seen it, being able to sing-along without others saying “Shhhh!” sounds like so much fun. If you haven’t seen it, go and enjoy the energy of the crowd.

Here’s a clip.  Sing loud!  Enjoy:

 

Are you ready now? :->

Disney's Frozen Sing-A-Long - Coming to theaters January 31st

“Like” FROZEN on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DisneyFrozen

Follow FROZEN on Twitter: https://twitter.com/DisneyAnimation

Visit the official website: http://www.disney.com/frozen

(*Shared with permission by Disney’s publicity)

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Scavenger Hunt Family Fun with Urban Adventures Quest

Family Fun!  Have your own Amazing Race scavenger hunt in your city!  Ann Again and again ReviewsFamily Fun!  Have your own Amazing Race scavenger hunt in your city!  Ann Again and again Reviews

I’m looking for more family activities in and around my lovely city of Portland, OR and I think I’ve found something that will help create great family memories – a scavenger hunt with Urban Adventure Quest.

Family Fun!  Have your own Amazing Race scavenger hunt in your city!  Ann Again and again Reviews

Turn downtown Portland into a giant game board with this fun Scavenger Hunt Adventure. This Smart Phone guided adventure lets you and your family experience the fun of the Amazing Race in 2-3 hours. Your team solves clues and completes challenges while learning about the city in a fun new way. This family friendly adventure is appropriate for ages 7-70 and is the perfect activity to get the family out and doing something together. Start on your schedule and play at your own pace.  These scavenger hunts happen all across the US.  Check their website to see if a gathering is happening near you!  Register on-line at www.UrbanAdventureQuest.com Save $10 With Promo Code: USFAMILYBLOG

Family Fun!  Have your own Amazing Race scavenger hunt in your city!  Ann Again and again Reviews    Family Fun!  Have your own Amazing Race scavenger hunt in your city!  Ann Again and again Reviews

Cost: $39.20 for a team of 2-5 people after Promo Code: USFAMILYBLOG

When: Play anytime during daylight hours, you decide when to begin.

Save $10 with Promo Code: USFAMILYBLOG: http://www.UrbanAdventureQuest.com

Have you shared this experience with your family already?  Your friends?  If so, tell me how it was.  And if not, check it out and create some memories!

Family Fun!  Have your own Amazing Race scavenger hunt in your city!  Ann Again and again Reviews

Holiday Cards and Craft Inspiration from Minted.com and Julep.com

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As with every holiday season I research crafty things to make to share with my loved ones and leave the photo card making to the pros. Minted.com is a wonderful facilitator in connecting designer with client by providing adorable, classic, whimsical designs and you, as the client, choose the design you want to help showcase your photo. And… the designer gets paid each time you choose their work. Lovely!

Holiday cards and craft inspiration from Minted.com and Julep.com - Ann Again and again Reviews
photo courtesy of Minted.com

Do you love quality paper stock? So do they! The color selections, the fonts, the overall designs are really terrific and it’s made choosing my families Holiday cards easy because the selections are all great! Minted.com is easy to navigate and includes a “live chat” if you need assistance. The prices are reasonable and… you are contributing to artists!

Now that I have the holiday photo card taken care of it’s time for me to get crafty. I have grown up in a creative family so looking for inspiration for something new can be frustrating. ‘Did my cousin make this last year?’ ‘I think my sister did something similar around Easter’. While looking for something special I’ve found the site Julip.com. This site features work by artists that share their creations with step-by-step instructions on how to re-create (or tweek if you like) something with your own hands to love, cherish, give or keep. What ever makes you happy. Recently I found two projects that I can’t wait to get started on. This paper pumpkin will be a sweet addition to our Thanksgiving centerpiece:

Holiday cards and craft inspiration from Minted.com and Julep.com - Ann Again and again Reviews
photo courtesy of Julep.com

There’s also beautiful images and instructions to make your own Typography Cookies. These look so cool! The fonts are beautiful and there’s so many ways to use these crafty cookies. Now that I’ve found Julip.com this season should produce some fun creations.

Visit Minted.com and Julep.com and let me know what you think :->

Winter Family Fun – Creekside at Beaver Creek

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Ann Again and again Reviews - Colorado Vacation in Creekside at Beaver Creek

Who’s ready to go skiing? How about Snowboarding? It’s time for Winter family fun! Vacationers looking to leave everyday life behind and enjoy remarkable skiing and the grandeur of a modern alpine ski resort should head to Beaver Creek, Colorado.

Ann Again and again Reviews - Colorado Vacation in Creekside at Beaver Creek

Creekside at Beaver Creek is a luxury ski-in/ski-out property located within the heart of Beaver Creek village. Nestled right up against the bubbling Beaver Creek, guests are steps away from world-class restaurants, shopping, and entertainment. In the morning, you can ski right to the lifts and access nearly 1,900 acres of skiable terrain including immaculately groomed green cruisers to steep powder-filled Aspen groves and chutes. At the end of the day, after a relaxing dip in the hot tub, unwind in a comfortable two or three bedroom condominium, elegantly decorated to make oneself at home.

Ann Again and again Reviews - Colorado Vacation in Creekside at Beaver Creek

Ann Again and again Reviews - Colorado Vacation in Creekside at Beaver Creek

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whether you are visiting Colorado to ski/snowboard or just take in the majestic beauty of the Rocky Mountains, you’ll find your stay at Creekside at Beaver Creek a memorable one.

 

Book by Opening Day and Save up to 30%!

Ann Again and again Reviews - Colorado Vacation in Creekside at Beaver Creek

Book your winter 2013/2014 vacation to Creekside at Beaver Creek by the time the lifts start turning and save up to 30% off regular rates for the 2013/2014 ski season! (Beaver Creek opening day is Nov. 27, 2013)

 

(*Disclosure: I am a part of the US Family Guide Blog Network which provided me this information to share with you. )

The Polar Express Is Coming To The Mt. Hood Railroad – All Aboard!

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Polar Express Mt. Hood Railroad - Ann Again and again Reviews

Hello my fellow Oregonians!  And All Aboard! THE POLAR EXPRESS comes to life this holiday season as the Mt Hood Railroad rolls out of the station bound for the “North Pole!” Come early and climb aboard with your family to cozy-up and enjoy our festively-decorated vintage train cars. Dancing chefs deliver hot chocolate and a cookie to each guest to savor while music from the Polar Express movie plays en route to the North Pole. Make sure to have your tickets handy, because your conductor will be by shortly to punch each child’s ticket.

 

Before arriving at the North Pole, the iconic book, The Polar Express is read as your Chef turns the pages to share the beautiful illustrations in the original book. With the station far away, THE POLAR EXPRESS magically arrives at the outskirts of Santa’s North Pole village, where Santa Claus himself and his elves joyously welcome the train! As you stay comfortably settled and warm in your seat, Santa and his helper elf board the train! During the return trip, Santa will greet each child with his signature holiday spirit and the first gift of Christmas: a bell cut from his sleigh. It is said that only children and those who still believe can actually hear the bell ring. Join in the singing as your Chef or Conductor lead Christmas caroling on the 30-minute return trip.

For those wanting the magic to last or to do a little Christmas shopping, visit our gift shop in the station for special POLAR EXPRESS gifts and merchandise. Oh, one last thing, children are encouraged to wear their PJ’s; adults who still believe have been known to wear them, too! So, are you coming? All Aboard!

Dates and Times:

Nov 9-10, 16-17, 22-24, 27, 29-30

Dec 1, 4-8, 11-15, 18-22, 26-29

11:30am, 2:00pm, 4:30pm, 7:00pm

110 Railroad Ave. Hood River, OR

 

https://www.mthoodrr.com/mt-hood-polar-express.html

Family Fall Fun – The Maize At The Pumpkin Patch, Sauvie Island, OR

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Corn maize map The Pumpkin Patch, Sauvie Island, OR - Ann Again and again Reviews

Visiting  beautiful Sauvie Island just a few miles from the busy city center of Portland, OR is the perfect get away on a gorgeous Fall day.   There are so many things to see and do on Sauvie Island and today we visited The Pumpkin Patch to check out their fall labyrinth –The Maize.  Admission into the corn maize:  $7 for ages 13 +.  Ages 6-12 and Seniors is $5.00.

The Maize at The Pumpkin Patch, Sauvie Island, OR.  Ann Again and again Reviews

Our oldest, Katie, is just fine with The Maize however, our youngest isn’t a fan of being lost in tall corn stalks so Lily made sure to check out the layout before entering.

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You can also scan a handy iPhone map, that was a nice relief for her too!

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The corn was high and the sunflowers were in perfect bloom.  Nothing to be afraid of in The Maize.

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We made it through and had lots of fun.  Katie is ready to visit The Haunted Maize next, but she’s on her own with that one!  To find a corn maze near you visit:  TheMaize.com  

 

The Maize, The Pumpkin Patch, Sauvie Island, OR - Ann Again and again Reviews

(*Disclosure:  We were guests of  The Maize to facilitate my review.  My opinions are truthfully my own.)

Deals For Fall Family Fun – Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes and More!

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 Deals On Fall Family Fun!  Ann Again and again Reviews

Ready for some Fall Festival Deals!  Just in time to get into the spirit of Fall and all it has to offer I have put together a great list of Corn Maze Coupons and Fall Festival savings nationwide.  Download valuable coupons for Corn Mazes, Pumpkin Patches and Fall Family Activities.  (If you don’t see a deal for a farm near you, check back!  This list will be updated :-> ).

Arizona

Schnepf Farms – Queen City

Tolmachoff Farms– Glendale, AZ

 

California

Forneris Farms – Mission Hills

 

Colorado

Anderson Farms – Erie

Flat Acres Farm – Parker

Fritzler Maze – La Salle

Sunflower Farm – Longmont

Mile High Farms – Bennett

Wishing Star Farm – Calhan

Harvest Farm – Wellington

 

 

Florida

Harvestmoon Farm– Masaryktown FL

 

Georgia

Lane Southern Orchards – Fort Valley

Poppell Farms – Odum

 

Indiana

Amazing Fall Fun – Waterloo

Harvest Tyme Pumpkin Patch – Lowell

Hobson’s Fun Farm – Rockville

Guffey Acres– Kokomo

 

Illinois

All Seasons Orchard – Woodstock

Kuipers Family Farm – Maple Park

Odyssey Fun Farm – Tinley Park

Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm – Lockport

 

Louisiana

CM Farms – Dry Creek

 

Michigan

Farmer Charley’s Corn Maze Adventure – Monroe

 

Maryland/DC

Summers Farm – Fredrick County

 

Massachusetts

Sauchuk Farm – Plympton

 

Missouri/Kansas

KC Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze – Gardner

Shuck’s Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch – Pleasant Hill

 

Mississippi

Seward Farms Maze – Lucedale

 

Minnesota

Afton Apple Orchard – Hastings

 

Montana

The Maize at Grandpa’s Farm – Billings

 

Nebraska

Camp Fontanelle – Nickerson

 

New Jersey

VonThun Farms – Monmouth Junction

Sahl’s Father Son Farm – Egg Harbor City

 

New York

Wright Family Farm – Warwick

Harbes Family Farm – Mattituck

 

North Carolina

Patterson Farm Market and Tours – Mount Ulla

 

Ohio

The Corn Maze at the Sharp Run Market – Millersburg

Meadow View Growers – New Carlisle

 

Oregon

The Maize at The Pumpkin Patch– Portland

 

Pennsylvania

Hurricane Hill Farm – Coatsville

Triple B Farms – Pittsburgh

Reillys Summer Seat Farm – Pittsburgh

 

Rhode Island

Confreda Greenhouses & Farms – Hope (Western Cranston)

 

Texas

Devine Acres Farm – Devine

Fiesta Farm – San Antonio

Yesterland Farm – Canton

South Texas Maize – Hondo

Dewberry Farm – Brookshire

Brazos Valley Maize– Brenham

 

Utah

Cornbelly’s Corn Maze & Pumpkin Fest – Spanish Fork

 

Virginia

Cows-N-Corn – Midland

Wayside Farm Fun – Berryville

Belvedere Plantation – Fredericksburg

 

For Daily Updates on these coupons and coupons for other family attractions please visit and bookmark: http://www.usfamilycoupons.com 

A 2014 Chevy Cruze Showed Me The Happiest 5K On The Planet – Come See!

Our Weekend Ride - 2014 Chevy Eco - Ann Again and again Reviews

My husband and I participated in The Color Run in Portland and we had a sweet, zippy ride to take us there – a 2014 Chevy Cruze. Chevrolet was a proud sponsor of The Color Run – The Happiest 5K on the Planet:

The Color Run dance party 2013 Ann Again and again Reviews

After running and/or walking the 5K you are greeted at the Finish Line with a fun dance party. This is your chance to throw more color in the air to make sure you are completely saturated. Chevy provided a fun quiz with sweet prizes at the end of the race too. (I’m enjoying my back pack!)

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I’m doing my best Miss America pose :->
The Color Run Portland Ann Again and again Reviews
Rob and I enjoying the colors from a far (we were pretty colorful already).

Getting to and from the race was so sweet. This car likes to move which was especially fun on open roads. It’s quiet and has very cozy seats. The 2014 Chevy Cruze has a terrific Infotainment system so we checked into the Sirius XM radio to find just the right music to get us ready to move.

Love this car!  2014 Chevy Cruze The Color Run - Ann Again and again Reviews

We used the OnStar hands-free calling to check in with our girls before we started our race. Love the voice activated features!

2014 Chevy Cruze and The Color Run - Ann Again and again Reviews

Our girls favorite part is the rear view screen. We live on a busy street, full of cars, runners, cyclists of all ages and any help with our vision while backing up is much appreciated. Also great when you’re parking. (This feature is really terrific!)

Love this car! 2014 Chevy Cruze and The Color Run - Ann Again and again Reviews

My husband and I were thrilled to take part in The Color Run in Portland. Look for this run in your area! And I am so very, very happy with my experience driving a 2014 Chevy Cruze around town. There was plenty of room for my family of 4, long legs and tall torsos fit comfortably. Not easy to find. Have I mentioned the incredible gas mileage?! WOW! For five days I have been all over the town, back-and-forth, stuck in traffic and on clear highways and I still have a half a tank of gas. Thank you Chevy for my 2014 Cruze experience!

To read about fun at The Color Run visit: We Participated In The Color Run! :->

(*Disclosure: No financial compensation for my review. My opinions are truthfully my own. LOVE this car!)

Marriott Discount Offer For Family Vacation Fun!

Are you planning a family vacation to a tropical location?  Some place full of sunshine, sandy beaches and drinks with umbrellas on the side?  Well let me say first off – Lucky You! And second I want to share a wonderful deal from Marriott Caribbean & Latin America Resorts.  Their current promotion, Breakfast at the Beach, is offering my readers 20 to 30 percent off Stay for Breakfast rates at a choice of nine tropical resorts across the Caribbean and Latin America. With the kids out of school, this is a great option for your family travel plans this summer.

Now through June 30, travelers can book great rates starting from as low as $83-$209 per room, per night, for travel from June 15 through October 31, 2013 with a minimum two-night stay.


The Breakfast at the Beach event includes overnight accommodations and daily breakfast for two adults (children 12 and under eat free). The following resorts are participating in the promotion at the noted discount:

Hotel properties offering 30 percent off include:

·         St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino

·         CasaMagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa

·         Los Suenos Marriott Resort

·         JW Marriott Panama Resort

Hotel properties offering 25 percent off include:

·         Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort

Hotel properties offering 20 percent off include:

·         CasaMagna Marriott Cancun Resort

·         Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort & Emerald Casino

·         Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort

·         JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa

For more information,  or to book a stay, visit www.paradisebymarriott.com/breakfast-at-the-beach.  To receive the discount use promotion code 3CL.