My son is a typical boy that if something has a wheel on it, he LOVES it! But since his nickname is “Crash” (not kidding see pic below) we are bound to find him running into something, destroying household property or even worse injuring himself! He is a boy and inevitably we can not keep him in a bubble (he would find a way to destroy it anyway). So as doting parents, we encourage our son to enjoy the excitement & adrenaline rush of many outdoor sports including skateboarding.
We started our son a few years ago with a small skateboard. Nothing too pricey, just something we was able to balance himself on while he learned to flip and perform tricks. As the months went on, he became pretty good at it. Since he is only 8 years old, safety is always a huge concern for us. Our son was not quite 4 years old when he broke his wrist jumping out of the cargo trailer connected to our riding lawnmower. Six weeks of his short life and already wearing a cast. If anything it made him cautious of what he is able to do and what he should restrict himself with, but that doesn’t stop him from having fun.
Since he was being cautious and loved to practice we decided to get him a new skateboard. Luckily for us our local Walmart had a great selection of skateboards. My son instantly gravitated to the Shaun White Supply Co. I couldn’t blame the boy, the designs on the skateboards were pretty awesome. No need for added stickers when the Shaun White Skateboards already had an amazing look to them. The price was right so we decided to get it for him.
But you know what? My 12 year old daughter was equally impressive on the skateboard. It’s no surprise that our daughter is pretty fearless. I guess anything a boy can do she can do better! They both enjoyed having some backyard fun together and seeing who can do the best tricks. But after seeing some of Shaun White Supply Co. Youtube Videos, there is no comparison!!
My kids may not be X Games ready just yet but you never know, they may be soaring in the skies one day!
You can find more information on Shaun White Supply Co. on Twitter & on Facebook. Make sure to check out the 10/28 Walmart ad for full Shaun White Supply Co. Skateboarding details. Christmas is coming don’t forget to start thinking ahead
Disclosure: I am a member of the Collective Bias™ Social Fabric® Community. This content has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias™ and Shaun White Supply Co. All experiences and opinions are 100% my own & can not be influenced in any way. #CBias #SocialFabric
Are you ready to enjoy a fiesta? Sunday October 14th, 2012 the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans will be hosting the big celebration to honor Latina America Cultures & traditions. Live music, local Latina American Cuisine and children’s activities will be on hand for the celebration. What a fantastic way to introduce your children to a different culture and enjoy our beautiful simultaneously!
The Audubon Zoo offers many beautiful animal exhibits from Larina America but now, your children can enjoy the culture that surrounds these animals in their natural origin. Local Artisans and community partners will be on hand to offer health, education, and social services will be available to offer information to guests if interested.
Vamos a Celebrar! Let’s Celebrate!!
11:40 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.
12:40 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.
2:20p.m – 3:20 p.m.
3:20 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
OVI-G and the Froggies
3:50 p.m. 4:50 p.m.
If your interested in joining the fun, the free Festival activities are included in regular admission to Audubon Zoo, which is $16 for adults, $11 for children 2-12, and $13 for seniors 65+. But guess what? The Audubon Zoo has graciously offered my readers the opportunity to win tickets for free!! Before you put on your dancing shoes, read below for more information on the giveaway.
Must be 18 years old to enter and available in U.S only. 2 Winners will be chosen using Random.org and drawn on October 17th, 2012 at 11:59p.m Central Time (I know, very quick, but I want to make sure you have time to receive your prizes in time for the celebration if you wish to attend). Winners will receive four (4) admission Certificates for One Adult (1) or One Child (1). Tickets are valid to ANY of the following locations. Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of Americas, Audubon Butterfly Garden & Insectarium in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tickets are valid through December 2013!! You will have plenty of time to use the tickets if you are not available this Sunday.
How to Enter
Answer the following question by commenting below in the comment section of this blog post: What is your favorite animal at the Audubon Zoo?
Like Audubon Zoo on Facebook Comment below letting me know you now like them or already are a Facebook Fan. Either way you get an extra entry.
Follow Audubon Zoo on Twitter. Comment below letting me know you are now a follower on Audubon Zoo on Twitter.
Share this giveaway on any other social media site. Comment below and let me know where you have shared the giveaway & a link. You can share on any social media site Once PER day PER site!! Tons of entries!!
Good Luck & don’t forget to share with your friends & family!!
Disclosure: The Audubon Zoo in New Orleans has provided me with tickets to facilitate this giveaway. All opinions are my own & can not be influenced in any way.
My husband is a very simple man. He could care less about specific brands in clothing or shoes. He doesn’t like anything too flashy and definitely not pricey! His wardrobe consists of polo style shirts, his favorite sports team T-Shirts and naturally, our children’s team parent shirts. But one thing he does care about is comfort. That’s where I come in. I guess in a man’s head, the longer you own something, the more comfortable it is. Is it about security? Probably not, I wouldn’t give him that much credit! Ha!!
So when my husband does have a specific brand, style or texture he cares for, I tend to solely buy it for him. Pictured below is my husband’s sock & underwear drawer. I’m so embarrassed that I am posting this because it is a complete disaster. He does that, not me! He grabs something, then shoves the rest back into the drawer. But, just like I do with my children, I have to pick my battles.
I decided to go to K-Mart and upgrade his drawers by adding some new items to his under wear & sock collection. For this mission, I took my mother! Strange I know, but I was off of work and decided to spend some quality time with my Mami! As we are in the Men’s Department we spot that Mario Lopes has a new line of Men’s undergarments. Who doesn’t love Mario!?! Those dimples
those abs and that smile would make any Latina or Non-Latina happy! We spot a nice selection of underwear and Men’s t-shirts, so I go for it.My K-Mart has a nice selection of items to choose from and very affordable. The colors were bright & bold, but since I know my man, I opted for simple grey & black. Hey, I’ll take what I can get in the flashy department.
You can find more about Mario loped & MaLo on Pinterest, Facebook & on Twitter. Use can also search for the Twitter Hashtag: MaLoUnderwear for more updates on finding them at K-Mart and Targets Stores. Check out out my Google + Photo Story to see my adventure at K-Mart and nearly passing out at all the pretty Mario Lopez Banners in the store.
Disclosure: I am a member of the Collective Bias™ Social Fabric® Community. This content has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias™ and MaLo. All experiences and opinions are 100% my own & can not be influenced in any way. #CBias #SocialFabric