Happy WINsday, Kansas City! We’ve got a FUN giveaway for “Cars 3” which made a pit-stop on DVD this past week! We are SO excited to be giving away digital download copies of the DVD just in time for the holidays. A digital copy of the movie will make PERFECT stocking stuffer idea for your little auto enthusiast! Grab details and enter to WIN below – But HURRY, the giveaway won’t last long (winners will be drawn on Sunday, November 12th).
Surprise! Enter2WIN Your Very Own Copy of “Cars 3”!
“Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician with her own plan to win, inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet, and a few unexpected turns. Proving that #95 isn’t through yet will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage!” Written by Pixar
Get your own copy of the film by entering our FLASH giveaway RIGHT HERE!
Did you know that, in addition to this fun giveaway, we’ve got enter to win opportunities available to you through our website, at iFamilyKC.com, on our social media pages (find the iFamilyKC Facebook page here and be sure to follow us on our iFamilyKC Instagram page as well) every single week?! Join us and help spread the word – – and the fun! Stay tuned for more exciting giveaways INCLUDING an enter2win opportunity for circus tickets, advanced screening passes, and so much more!
Hello, Kansas City! We have a GREAT giveaway going on right now at iFamilyKC — you can enter to win Mamie ‘Peanut’ Johnson’s book, “A Strong Right Arm.” Peanut was the first women pitcher in the Negro Leagues and is an inspiration to us all. Our Mom Squad Ambassador, Brigette, was able to get a glimpse into her life at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Check it out and be sure to enter to win an autographed copy of “A Strong Right Arm.”
Sharing Our History: Meeting Mamie “Peanut” Johnson at the Negro League Museum
If you have been in Kansas City for more than a month or so, I am sure you have heard of the iconic Negro League Baseball Museum. I remember when I was growing up, our school would take a yearly trip to the museum and we would get to see the world famous Buck O’Neil! It was like history was taking us by the hand and guiding us through remarkable times.
The Negro League Museum is so rich in history and full of legends but there is one in particular I would like to introduce you to! iFamily please meet Mrs. Mamie “Peanut” Johnson, the first ever WOMAN pitcher to play in the Negro Leagues. Mrs. Johnson along with 2 other women not only played in the league, but they played with and against the men as well!
Mamie was one remarkable player! She lead the Indianapolis Clowns to a 33-8 win/loss record from 1953-1955 and standing at only 5’3 and around 100 pounds, she was given the new nickname “Peanut.” Not to mention, she had a hand that gave all of her opponents a little added competition.
After her time playing in the Negro League, Peanut became a nurse for over 25 years. Peanut has since then had a book written about her life called “A Strong Right Arm”. And we just so happen to have an actual autograph copy available for one lucky readers! Go to iFamilyKC.com to Enter2Win our autographed copy now!
The Negro League Baseball Museum has been an icon staple in the Kansas City area! With so many schools, families and historians visiting, it has not only been educational but empowering. Teaching everyone at any age, that you can do anything!
I am so excited to share an exciting event that’s taking place THIS weekend in Kansas City! The 60th Annual Progressive Insurance Kansas City Boat & Sportshow, which features an array of fun family friendly activities and shows, is taking place at Bartle Hall this Saturday (January 25th). I am so excited to be attending this year’s event and even more excited that iFamilyKC is giving away a family four pack of passes to one lucky reader! Take a look at the fun we’ll be enjoying at this event:
Gypsy Rose III Landship – Young guests can board the Gypsy Rose III Landship with Captain Tim and transform into pirates, explore the ship and participate in sword fights with other young mateys.
Boating and Outdoor Classroom – Guests will learn the latest in fishing and hunting techniques from local experts in an extensive seminar lineup.
Dock Dogs – Families will enjoy watching this high flying dog competition to find out which dog can jump the highest and furthest into a giant pool of water.
Fred’s Shed – Boat owners can attend educational seminars about maintaining, repairing and upgrading their boats. Each seminar will cover a variety of topics and demonstrations, along with question and answer sessions for the experts.
SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium – Young guests will enjoy viewing starfish, crabs and other sea creatures in SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium’s Ocean in Motion Touch Tank and Artifacts Cart. Kids will also enjoy SEA LIFE Academy, a seminar where kids can dissect a squid and learn what makes these creatures a great escape artist and a formidable deep sea hunter.
Willow Creek Trout Pond – Young guests will have lots of fun as they cast for live fish in the catch-and-release Willow Creek Trout Pond.
Texas Bass Tank – This 12-ft. tall, 40-ft long, 5,000 gallon aquarium is stocked with native fish so guests can enjoy a rare underwater view of professional fishing and casting demonstrations.
Want to get in on the action?! Enter to win by simply leaving us a comment (below) telling us what you would enjoy most at the show! We will randomly draw a winner on Friday morning at 10:00am and announce it on the iFamilyKC Facebook page! Good luck and may the odds be ever in your favor!
iFamilyKC was honored to have representatives attending the annual ABC Kids Expo (www.theabcshow.com) that took place in Las Vegas, NV, October 15-18, 2013 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The ABC Kids Expo had nearly 1,000,000 sq. ft of expo space showcasing the latest and greatest products for children including toys, gear, strollers, bath time accessories, clothing, and more. Manufacturers and reps from all over the globe attended with over 1,000 exhibitors from 66 countries. There were over 3,600 booths filled with exciting new products for your family! We are thrilled to bring KC parents the details and scoop and our favorite finds. We’ve already started with some awesome “Enter-to-Wins” given away to some lucky readers:
And we have lots more coming! Stay tuned to our iFamilyKC Facebook page and blog over the next several weeks for more items that will help you entertain and care for the kiddos. We love being able to gather these products and resources for you in order to make life easier. We at iFamilyKC (www.iFamilyKC.com) attended with our colleagues from Rio Grande Valley Tots-Tweens (www.tots-tweens.com). We were proud to make the trek in order to explore and learn about products for your family. As members of Kids & Family Media (www.KidsandFamilyMedia.com) we make it priority to be on the look out, in our marekts and across the world, for the newest items to help you navigate parenting. Please be sure to visit the web sites and facebook pages for each product to learn more. AND, be sure to stay connected with iFamilyKC so you don’t miss out on more upcoming Enter-to-Win contests for some awesome new products!