Thursday, July 26, 2012

Mom Loves a Deal or more

Use coupon code- BEST SUMMER to receive a 1-month membership to Triangle NC Kids Club. For only $9, you will get over 120 exclusive discounts to restaurants, party venues, kid attractions, family fun and more. It's a great way to save money on a birthday party for your child plus you'll receive 2 free kids meal vouchers and a monthly calendar of fun activities for your entire family. Here's a few of the savings they offer- 10% off parties at Playnation, BOGO-Free at Buffalo Lanes, $4 off kid's haircuts at JJ's Haircuts, $2 off play or 10% off party packages at Go Bananaz!, BOGO-Free admission at Kidzu Children's Museum, $5 off at Wine & Design plus so much more. Most of these places are locally-owned and operated. Save money and support local businesses. Visit Triangle NC Kids Club to join today. is a wonderful resource to help coordinate meals for families experiencing a new baby, surgery, death or any other situation to help out during a challenging time. It's so easy and user friendly to pick days to bring meals or purchase a gift cards. Right now is having a contest to win "The First 30 Days as Mommy" book. Just visit their Meal Baby Blog and reply to the post about why you or someone you know needs this book. The contest ends July 31.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Sales and Fun

Brilliant Sky Toys & Books in Raleigh and Cary are having a sale on all things Thomas the Train. Get 20% off all Thomas products including train tables. If you have a little train engineer in the family then you're going to love this sale. Also on Friday, July 20, you can get 20% off all Chuggington products.

The Durham Bulls have a new way for fans to earns points and prizes with their new social media applications. Visit to join the fun. You earn points by "Liking", "Sharing" and "Tagging" posts on Facebook, "Retweeting"on Twitter and "Checking-in" on Four Square. Prizes include tickets, autographed jerseys, batting practices and more. The Contest ends on September 10, 2012.

Visit Ivy Cottage in Morrisville, conveniently located across from Park West Village shopping center, for their annual summer clearance. Everything in the store is 20-50% off. Ivy Cottage offers a unique selection of art work, home, lighting and fashion accessories. Sale ends August 1.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Family Fun

Come sing, dance and play at North Hills tomorrow, Wednesday July 18 from 9:30- 10:30 am. Jammin Baby, an early childhood education program, will be leading the fun in the Commons at North Hills.

The Splash Pad at Waverly Place has new hours.The Splash Pad will be open daily from 10 am- 12 pm and 5-7 pm. This is a fun place to take the kids on a hot day. Get the family some cupcakes at GiGi's Cupcakes and frozen yogurt at Menchie's and enjoy!

Monday, July 16, 2012

Rainbow Room-Indoor Play Give-a-way!

Win a voucher for 7 Drop-In play sessions at the Rainbow Room (a $35 value). You can either Like the Plum District Facebook page, Join Plum District or Like this Blog to enter to win. Just click on your selection below to enter today! The contest ends July 19.

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Thursday, July 12, 2012

Weekend sales and events

Do you like designer clothes, shoes, and accessories, but don't want to pay the extra $$$? Then you have to check-out My Girlfriend's Closet in downtown Cary. This upscale women's clothing consignment shop has a great selection plus they even have maternity clothes. Now through July 16, they have all their shorts and pants- 20% off (excluding designer jeans). Plus check-out their $5 Friday rack for some incredible designer steals.The staff is extra-friendly and didn't mind my little boy poking around and touching merchandise.

If you're going to be in downtown Cary then be sure to visit The Purple Polka Dot boutique. This shop is filled with cute home decor, baby gifts, clothes and a my favorite a sale section.

Have you recently had a baby or know someone that is pregnant? Then you have to head over to the GreenPea Baby Store in downtown Apex and pick-up a copy of The First Thirty Days as Mommy.  The author, Heather Green will be doing a book signing this Saturday at GreenPea Baby in Apex from 10:30 am-12:30 pm.

When you're in downtown Apex, be sure to stop-in The Rusty Bucket and pick-up tickets for Carrabba's of Apex. The proceeds will help raise funds for the Apex Downtown Business Association (ADBA). Stop in The Rusty Bucket during the month of July and purchase a $15 dinner ticket for $10. (proceeds help fund festivals and Christmas on Salem Street).

Lots of sales are happening this weekend in downtown Apex. Sophie & Mollies boutique and Style on Salem have marked down a lot of items and offering great deals. Stock up on some great boutique brand clothing and accessories.

Christmas in July. What better way to beat the heat then to start getting ready for Christmas. Visit Lynn's and Daphne's Hallmark for their Ornament Premiere this weekend July 13-14. They'll be having give-a-ways and festivities to get you in the holiday spirit. They are also having a sale on Vera Bradley retired patterns, frames, decor and all the cute gift ideas you can find in a Hallmark store.

Everybody's been wondering when it will open. Ross in Park West Village will have it's Grand Opening celebration on Saturday, July 14.

Interested in trying something new this weekend? Plan a family outing to the University Mall in Chapel Hill. This unique mall anchored by Southern Season is great place for the whole family. Visit the new and improved Southern Season with their colorful signage and open shopping area filled with kitchen supplies, gifts, flowers, food, a wall full of candy (incentive for the kids) and their new ice cream parlor. The inside of the mall offers boutiques, art galleries and Southern Season's outlet shop (this is a must-shop store). Plus the kids will love The Red Hen children's consignment shop with a play area in the back while mom finds good buys on designer kids clothes and gear. This weekend is the best time to visit because they are having a summer sidewalk sale plus live music and kids activities.

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Freedom to Save

July 4th is our nation's birthday, so to help you celebrate stores and businesses have sales. Take advatage of these sales to get those items on your wish list--decorate a room, new clothes for mom, or even a date night.

Plum District is offering 20% off their online deals for 7/4-7/5. Use the code: JULY4TH to get your discount. Visit PLUM DISTRICT to select from their wide-selection of already reduced savings.

Brilliant Sky Toys & Books Brier Creek location is having a sidewalk sale on July 4 from 10-5. Many items will be 50% off. You can also enjoy a spectacular fireworks show at Brier Creek. Set-up in front of Brilliant Sky and enjoy the show.

Plus enjoy this coupon for regularly priced merchandise as well.

Save 15%
During the month of July, take 15% off ONE regularly priced item OF YOUR CHOICE!  (One coupon per household, please.  Thank you for your loyalty!)
Valid July 1 -31st, 2012

Visit any Lynn's and Daphne's Hallmark and check-out their summer sale . They also have retired Vera Bradley patterns on sale too.

This week is Shop Local Raleigh week. Visit any locally-owned shops and restaurants and show them your support. Visit Shop Local Raleigh to find stores near you.