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German Christmas Traditions And How To Prepare For Christmas The German Way


Christmas is the most important and most celebrated holiday in Germany and is very much enjoyed by children and parents alike. However, the Holiday season and pretty much the entire month of December (even the last week of November) demands a lot from parents in Germany. Preparing for the festivities is very time consuming and due to extreme sugar consumption you’ll see more kids bouncing off the walls and driving their parents insane than in any other month – as the following Christmas traditions will attest.

By Birgit Sund on December 6, 2018

Holiday Fun For The Whole Family At The Domain + Santa Pictures [Giveaway]


If you’re looking for a festive holiday experience, head to the Domain for twinkling lights, carolers, complimentary horse-drawn carriage rides, and a Santa experience that will delight kids of all ages. Read on for details and how to enter the Santa Photo Package Giveaway.
By Birgit Sund on December 6, 2018

Take the Reverse Advent Calendar Challenge – Starts December 1st!

One of our Christmas traditions is the advent calendar. Our kids LOVE to open one little surprise every day in December.

This year, we're going to do something a little different (although we're still doing the usual advent calendar) and we challenge you to do the exact same: A Reverse Advent Calendar. What do you need to do? Read on.

By Birgit Sund on November 26, 2018

Mermaid Swimming Classes Coming to Cedar Park [Giveaway]


"When I grow up I want to be a mermaid!"

Sound familiar? Then "mermaiding" might be the right thing for you and your mini-me’s. Find out what mermaiding is, where you can mermaid in Austin, and how you can enter for a chance to win a free mermaid lesson for your child and a friend. 
By Birgit Sund on September 20, 2018

Celebrate Back To School And Cool Off At The Hive


Who says summer is over? Get your hula skirts ready and cool off at the Back to School Luau Splash Bash at The Hive!

Enjoy water slides, toys, a food and drinks, snow cones, movies, and live music. Read on for details.
By Birgit Sund on August 21, 2018

STEM Open House at iFLY Austin


Are you ready for your school to take STEM Education to the next level? Join iFly Austin at their free STEM Open House event in September.

Let your kids explore the STEM principles behind their wind tunnel technology through a small presentation, test flights, and lab activities. Read on for details and how to register.
By Birgit Sund on August 20, 2018

Free Access To Fun Entertainment Venues In Austin, San Marcos, San Antonio, Waco [Giveaway]


Looking for some fun things to do with your kids this year?

Visit and enjoy some of Austin’s favorite indoor and outdoor activities without breaking the bank. We’ve partnered up with POGO Pass, a membership that provides you with 12 months of free access to fun entertainment venues in and around Austin. 

We’re giving away two POGO Passes to one lucky winner, read on for details. 
By Birgit Sund on May 11, 2018

Barton Hill Farm's New Spring Tradition: The Barton Hill Backyard Bash [Giveaway]


Barton Hill Farms, a scenic Texas farmstead on the banks of the Colorado River in Bastrop just 25 minutes from Austin, is well known for their pumpkin patch in October.

This May they’ll start a new tradition: the Barton Hill Backyard Bash! Take a break from the city with family and friends. Read more about the event and how to enter for a chance to win a family-4-pack of tickets.
By Birgit Sund on April 23, 2018

Splash Pads In and Around Austin

Spring has sprung, temperatures are in the mid-70’s to mid-80’s. Warm enough for splash pad season, don’t you think? But, we’re not quite there yet. While the Georgetown and Round Rock splash pads open in April and March respectively, all other splash pads open the beginning of May.

Anyhoooo, here’s our list.

By Birgit Sund on April 17, 2018

The Largest Bounce House In The World is Coming to Austin [Giveaway]


The world’s largest bounce house ever assembled will make its way across the country from March to November of 2018, visiting 29 states and 59 major cities, and guess what: On April 13-15, 2018 The Big Bounce America will make a stop in Austin!

People of all ages are invited to get big-air on the basketball court, compete against one another on an obstacle course, and plummet from a giant slide into a massive ball pit outside the main structure. Find out more and enter our giveaway for a chance to win a family-4 pack of tickets.
By Birgit Sund on April 4, 2018