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Get 300 bonus SB when you sign up for Swagbucks in July

All throughout July you can earn large bonuses when sign up as my referral on Swagbucks. Swagbucks is a rewards site where you earn points (called SB) for things you're probably doing online already, like searching the web, watching videos, shopping, discovering deals, and taking surveys. Then you take those points and exchange them for gift cards to places like Amazon, Target, or PayPal cash.

When you sign up through me this month, you can earn a 300 SB bonus! Here's how:

1. Sign up using this link

2. Earn 300 SB total before August 1st, 2018. You'll get a 300 SB bonus for it!

3. That's it. It's super easy, and Swagbucks is for real. I use it myself, and I've earned gift cards for all our Summer fun.  Some I've used for those backyard BBQs and others I've used for our Summer road trips.  

What will you use your Swagbucks on?

RUSTY RIVETS Available on @NickelodeonDVD July 31 + a Giveaway

GIZMOS AND GADGETS BECOME CREATIVE CONTRAPTIONS IN NICKELODEON'S RUSTY RIVETS
RUSTY RIVETS will be available on Nickelodeon DVD on July 31, 2018
No problem is too big for Rusty Rivets, Nickelodeon's inventive 10-year-old hero, who makes his DVD debut in Rusty Rivets. Available July 31, 2018, the eight-episode collection introduces Rusty, a creative young boy, who with the help of his imagination and incredible resourcefulness, is able to invent his way out of every jam by repurposing spare parts and found objects. Fans can follow along with Rusty and his best friends as they team up to fix a runaway remote control airplane, maneuver around a sinkhole, create a rocket to return some lost penguins and more.

Inspired by the DIY culture of the maker movement, each Rusty Rivets adventure encourages preschoolers to use their creativity to solve problems. Produced by Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and distributed by Paramount Home Media Distribution, the Rusty Rivets DVD will include a …

Family Fun Time at America’s Incredible Pizza Company in Memphis, TN

We recently visited the America’s Incredible Pizza Company in Memphis, Tennessee. This location is just 1 of 9 locations throughout the U.S. and Mexico. America’s Incredible Pizza Company is a great place for hours of family fun. There are so many attractions including tons of video games, bumper cars, laser tag, go karts, XD Theater and the Incredible Spin Roller Coaster. Not bad when you factor in the all you can eat buffet, which includes beverage (Priced between $6.99 (kids 6-12) - $9.99 for adults and there’s a $7.99 Lunch Special for adults available Monday – Friday between the hours of 11 AM – 4 PM).

The salad bar area was clean and there was plenty of staff on hand to make sure there was a rotation of fresh food items on the buffet. Surprisingly, the three boys and an old lady pretty much piled some pizza on a plate, took a few bites and bolted straight for the game area.  Hubby and moi, on the other hand, enjoyed the pasta selections and the pizza varieties and found jus…

Instant Pot Shrimp 'n Grits

On a recent trip to New Orleans, Hubby and I indulged in the best shrimp and grits we've ever had.  I was determined to replicate the recipe and surprise him.
I'd see a recipe for Instant Pot boiled shrimp and was surprised to see it cooks in only 1 minute.  Yes, 1 minute.  1 minute plus my quick 'n easy grits and we'd have a delicious dinner in no time. 
I always have a bag of frozen shrimp in the freezer for a quick shrimp scampi, shrimp pasta dish or just to toss a few in a salad.  I usually saute' them on the stove but I just had to try this 1 minute Instant Pot boiled shrimp.   Ingredients 1-2 lbs. frozen shrimp1/2 c. waterFavorite seasoning (We seasoned with garlic, cajun seasoning and garlic powder)

Instructions  Pour frozen shrimp into Instant Pot.  Be sure to remove the rack.Pour water over shrimpSeason with your favorite seasoning.  Lock your Instant Pot lid and seal valve and set to HIGH pressure for 1 minute.Quick release when done.
Prepare the grits according…

ANT-MAN AND THE WASP in Theatres Today #AntManandWasp

From the Marvel Cinematic Universe comes ANT-MAN AND THE WASP, a new chapter featuring heroes with the astonishing ability to shrink. 

It's no secret the Three Boys and an Old Lady family are huge Marvel fans so as you can imagine 2018 has been an amazing year for us!  We are so excited about Ant-Man and the Wasp! *tosses confetti*

In the aftermath of CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR, Scott Lang grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a Super Hero and a father. 
As he struggles to rebalance his home life with his responsibilities as Ant-Man, he’s confronted by Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym with an urgent new mission. Scott must once again put on the suit and learn to fight alongside the Wasp as the team works together to uncover secrets from the past.
ANT-MAN AND THE WASP is directed by Peyton Reed and stars Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Pena, Walton Goggins, Bobby Cannavale, Judy Greer, Tip “T.I.” Harris, David Dastmalchian, Hannah John Kamen, Abby Ryder-Fortson, Rand…

Make it the #BestSummerEver With a Visit to Parrot Island Water Park

Temps have been SUPER hot and the family is always looking for a place to chill out and cool down.  Whenever we're in Fort Smith, Arkansas we dive into Parrot Island Waterpark.

Parrot Island Waterpark has lots of fun slides and even an area for the little ones and Summer is a great time to visit!  Thursdays from 8 - 9:30 AM is Tiny Tot Time! and kids get in for only $5!
Parrot Island Waterpark - a perfect summer destination for the entire family. Season passes available now! Day passes are also available! Make this the #BestSummerEver!
$5 off Admission - Receive $5 off admission with code FAMILY. Not to be combined with any other offers.

For any questions, call us at 479-788-6550, Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Visit parrotislandwaterpark.com for more information.
What are some of your family's favorite places to chill during the hot days of Summer?

Nella the Princess Knight: Royal Quests Now on Nickelodeon DVD

Nickelodeon's brave princess knight Nella, is riding onto DVD for the second time with the release of Nella the Princess Knight: Royal Quests.


Available on DVD July 3, 2018 DVD exclusively available at Target in the United States and all retailers in Canada. 
Available July 3, 2018, this eight-episode collection follows Nella and her friends as they embark on daring quests to save her kingdom. From tracking down the rare Bafflin, to teaching a dragon the true meaning of friendship, there's no adventure too daunting for the heroic, Nella the Princess Knight.

Nella the Princess Knight: Royal Questsis produced by Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and distributed by Paramount Home Media Distribution and will be available on DVD July 3, nationwide in Canada and exclusively at Target in the US for the suggested retail price of $12.99.

Nella the Princess Knight: Royal Questscontains the following episodes:
Sir Coach's Knightly Trading CardA Knight's TaleIn Hot WatermelonHooves Got Tal…

The July Swago Board is here!

The digital rewards site Swagbucks is offering big payouts during on their July Swago Board, which runs from July 9th through July 16th at 9am PT! Swago is just like bingo, but in this case you're filling out squares as you earn points on their site for doing things you already do online. If you're thinking of trying Swagbucks, this is a great chance to learn all about how the site works and earn bonus points while doing it, meaning you can get more gift cards faster. Here are a few tips:

Each square on your Swago Board will contain an action item to complete. They can be anything from getting a search win, completing a survey, or just visiting one of our popular stores!

Once you complete the action item in a particular square the square will change color signifying the action item is complete.

You have until 12pm PT/3pm ET on Monday, July 16th to mark off as many squares as possible so use your time wisely.

Be mindful of the patterns and their corresponding bonuses located on…