Top Five Back-to-School Items Available on Amazon That Will Save You Money!

Moms, Dads - It's a August! I know that this is either the month that you are were looking forward to or you are avoiding like the plague, but regardless..it is here!

If you have an elementary school child (pre-school, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, or third grade), here is my list of Amazon must haves or must consider items for you!

Feel free to purchase them directly from my list.
This post contains affiliate links to help you build your shopping list and travel list for your family. We are passionate about the product and the experiences listed in this post, but we also wanted to provide easy links you can click to purchase products for your busy lifestyle.

Item 1 - The North Face Unisex Recon Squash (Youth)

Why I Purchased This Item Last Year - When I was in grade school, my backpack and I would to part ways in December and then I would receive a new backpack for Christmas. This was very costly for my single mother, but we had to do it. I wanted to avoid the extra cost with my little one and I decided to purchase a more expensive backpack. That is why I choose THIS ONE! :) It is only $5.59 at the time of this post.
 
Check Out This Item on Amazon - https://amzn.to/2AJul1w

Item 2 - Dymo Label Machine

I am a believer in this machine because it makes my life so much easier! I use it for labeling items for the backpack, the notebooks, the pencil cases, and much much more! These are also create for Thank You Cards and Birthday Invitations. Also, the paper is extremely affordable - $5 - $10 for a roll of 250 labels. Also, you do not have to purchase ink for the printer. I have had mine for four years! It is only $17.88 at the time of this post.

Check Out This Item on Amazon - https://amzn.to/2vixf8c/

Item 3 - Rubbermaid LunchBlox Sandwich Kit, Green

This is a super affordable add-on item that will supply your child with a breakfast container (great for oatmeal, cereal, or overnight oats). Then, the larger container is great for a sandwich and it is super sustainable instead of plastic bags. Next, you have the snack container, which is GREAT for snacks for ranch dip for carrots. Purchase this now! It is only $5.59 at the time of this post.



Check Out This Item on Amazon - https://amzn.to/2MinNIq

Item 4 - SmartyPants: A Box of Brain-Building Questions, Puzzles, and Games

When the children arrive home from school, this is a great opportunity to extend learning from school to your home. The SmartyPants brand is great for car rides home and to keep the children busy while you prepare dinner.

Check Out This Item on Amazon - https://amzn.to/2AJ1pGL

Item 5 - American Tourister Minnie Mouse ID Tag Travel Accessory, Minnie Mouse

Remember, I use a luggage tag instead of a new backpack. My daughter is obsessed with Minnie Mouse and this is a great (and less expensive) option for your family! Find one that matches your son or daughter's current cartoon preferences.


Check Out This Item on Amazon - https://amzn.to/2LUvx7w

What else would you add to this list? I would love to hear from you!

Have a great week and plan for the weekend!

Sincerely,

The @WeekendsCount Family!

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What? The First Day of First Grade? We Can Do It!


Wow! We actually made it through the FIRST day of First Grade! Check out our video about the journey to the BIG DAY!






She successfully arrived at the school and she enjoyed her first day of the new Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics academy. Apparently, it was a VERY long day for her and she had a great time meeting and greeting her old friends from her original school.


Apparently, she has two teachers this year. One teacher teaches science, social studies, and mathematics and the other teacher teaches english and reading. We met both teachers during Monday's Meet the Teacher night and we also helped her select her seat.



This new school is located around 10 miles from her home campus and I was a little apprehensive about her traveling so far each day, but she is IN LOVE with her campus and therefore I am in love with it as well.


So, baby girl, I wish you luck this year. You will do well and you will continue to do your best. I am thankful for your kindergarten teacher and your first grade teachers. Please keep your mind clear and focused on your studies. Yes, you will go far this year! I am proud of you!

Have a great week and plan for the weekend!

Sincerely,

The @WeekendsCount Family!

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Authors - Jennifer and Tony Edwards

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Top 6 Reasons Why Your Child Should Start Their Own Business

Weekenders,

This week's podcast focuses on the "Top 6 Reasons Why Your Child Should Start Their Own Business" and it also includes a review of the Acton Children's Business Fair in Fort Worth.


It was a great opportunity for our child to learn about the benefits of starting a small business and the importance of networking with others.

Have a great week and plan for the weekend!

Sincerely,

The @WeekendsCount Family!

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Authors - Jennifer and Tony Edwards

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3 Weekend Side Hustles for Busy Parents

3 Weekend Side Hustles for Busy Parents

Need extra cash but can’t find a minute to spare? It’s a common struggle for busy parents trying to juggle work and family, but picking up a part-time job isn’t the only way to increase your household income. Here are three side gigs you can do on the weekends that don’t take away from your family time.
Three Weekend Side Hustles for Busy Parents

Top Items to Purchase During Texas Tax Free Weekend


Weekenders!

August 10-12 is the most wonderful time of the year in Texas because it is the Tax Free Holiday. During this holiday, items ranging from school supplies to clothing are available without consumers paying a tax for these items!

Check out our podcast to learn about the top items to purchase during this Texas Holiday!



Have a great week and plan for the weekend!

Sincerely,

The @WeekendsCount Family!

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Authors - Jennifer and Tony Edwards

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#SipDipSmile During the Summer and Fall with Holiday Inn Hotels and Resorts


Milk and cookies are one of the standard nightly desserts of kids from across the United States (and beyond). This kid-friendly nightcap and food pairing instantly resonates positive thoughts in the minds of adults everywhere.

When we travel, we like to experience nostalgic thoughts of our childhood. Sometmes ths includes packing a minature Christmas tree and Christmas stockings for a hotel. Recently, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) brand partnered with Vanessa Lachey to sponsor a happy hour at several hotels. A kid-friendly, milk and cookies happy hour that is! Twelve Holiday Inn hotels across the U.S. will offer complimentary milk and cookies in partnership with fairlife Ultra-Filtered Milk and Otis Spunkmeyer® baked goods.


Now, let’s say YUM together! YUM - There you go! This will be a delicious way to retire from a long day at the amustment park.

Vanessa Lachey said: "Summer is my family's favorite time to travel together, and the best part about this summer is Chocolate Milk Happy Hour at Holiday Inn! It's a fun way for families to unlock those lasting memories together and enjoy a new twist on the classic afternoon snack."

Twenty Holiday Inn hotels in the United States will host the special milk and cookie hours. These 20 hotels are featured here: holidayinn.com/milkandcookies. All ages are invited to the special milk and cookie celebrations.

Holiday Inn Fort Myers Airport at Town Center

Holiday Inn West Yellowstone

Holiday Inn Chattanooga Downtown

Holiday Inn Club Vacations at Orange Lake Resort

Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Lake Buena Vista

Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites – Waterpark

Holiday Inn Resort Panama City Beach

Holiday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach Gulf Front

Holiday Inn Washington – Capitol

Holiday Inn San Antonio – Riverwalk

Holiday Inn Resort Wilmington E-Wrightsville Beach

Holiday Inn Manhattan – Financial District

Holiday Inn Anaheim – Resort Area

Holiday Inn NYC – Lower East Side

Holiday Inn Phoenix – Chandler

Holiday Inn Nashville – Vanderbilt (Downtown)

Holiday Inn Houston West – Katy Mills

Holiday Inn Asheville – Biltmore East

Disclaimer - Call the hotel ahead of time! List gathered from https://joyoftravel.holidayinn.com/milkandcookies/

Have a great week and plan for the weekend!

Sincerely,

The @WeekendsCount Family!

About Weekends Count - Weekends Count is a Millennial Family Travel, Fun, Food and Activities blog based in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in Texas. We review hotels, travel and household items, and millennial family experiences!

Authors - Jennifer and Tony Edwards

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Six Super Important Promotions You Need to Check Out on Amazon Prime Day!



Hi Weekenders!

We are excited about Amazon Prime Day and we know that YOU are excited as well! Today's post is focused on several SIX SUPER IMPORTANT items that you need to know for Amazon Prime Day!

This post contains affiliate links to help you build your shopping list and travel list for your family. We are passionate about the product and the experiences listed in this post, but we also wanted to provide easy links you can click to purchase products for your busy lifestyle.

1 - If you are NOT an Amazon Prime Member, you can begin your FREE 30-Day Trial here:



2 - Remember that this is the BEST day to purchase Amazon Freetime Unlimited for your kids!

This subscription access is good for UNLIMITED monthly games, books, and videos for your child. These are updated quite frequently by Amazon! Our child LOVES this program!

*Also, if you are a Prime Member, you can save 40% off the Amazon Freetime Unlimited Plan!


3 - Check Out Amazon Kindle Unlimited for $.99 for 3-months! 

It is a GREAT deal if you want to learn a new skill. I've learned about blogging, personal finance, and almost anything that I've wanted to know through Amazon Kindle Unlimited.


4 - Check Out Amazon Prime Pantry! This is a GREAT time to check out an amazing way to make your life easier while having your groceries delivered to the house.


5 - Add Amazon Music Unlimited for .99 (for FOUR months)! This SAVES me when traveling!


6 - Relax on Your Commute While Listening to an Audio Book on Audible! Check It Out for Three Months! Save 66%!


Please reach out to us if you have any questions about saving money on Amazon Prime Day?

Have a great week and plan for the weekend!

Sincerely,

The @WeekendsCount Family!

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Authors - Jennifer and Tony Edwards

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