Create Your Dollar Store First Aid Kit for Travel



I have always had a purse FULL of just in case items that I need in case of an emergency. However, sometimes your travel plans do not incorporate the size of your everyday purse. This means that you have to DOWNSIZE. Ahgh!

This downsizing process can cause us to reevaluate what we choose to carry in our suitcase or travel backpack. One thing that I choose to always have on hand is my Dollar Store First Aid Kit.

Here's a hint, you can purchase each of these items for $1 or less AND they can fit in a small pack or a make up bag (we purchase our make up bag from Goodwill).

Here are the items:

1 - Bandages

2 - Thermometer

3 - First Aid Tape







4 - Ibuprofen

5 - Tweezers

6 - Acetaminophen


7 - Ice Pack

8 - Antibiotic Cream

9 - Baby Wipes

Here's the link to the Create Your Dollar Store First Aid Kit for Travel (just click the picture or link below).




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

Here's a link to our press kit/media kit - http://www.weekendscount.com/p/our-media-kit.html

Contact Information:
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Box #145
Granbury TX 76048
817-382-8475
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Travel Tips from Bloggers from @WeekendsCount and @Zanymomintx

 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Ksp1kOv0hJ5Smm8su8fb7-sV2myw-NXe/view

If you are planning to travel with your family this summer, you MUST look at this amazing set of tips from Texas bloggers! This is an amazing opportunity for parents to learn (and incorporate) several "Travel Tips from Bloggers". 

Here's one - Pack a"travel cube" with kids, meds-bandaids, children's Tylenol, Benadryl, Neosporin, Dramamine, etc. because not all airports have the same meds available.Keeping them in a cube make them easy to find - KristinBarclay @Zanymomintx


Here's another one - "Watch YouTube Videos about Your Destination BEFORE Traveling. It Can Help You Become MENTALLY Prepared for Travel" - J. Edwards - @WeekendsCount


One more! - "Look for AAA, Veterans Advantage, & Student Advantage, Travel Discounts" - J. Edwards  @WeekendsCount


Need more tips? Read and share the @WeekendsCount magazine! -  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Ksp1kOv0hJ5Smm8su8fb7-sV2myw-NXe/view

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Enjoy the journey, but also enjoy the discounts and the experiences along the way. Embrace the innovative chances we have to make travel an easier experience for ourselves and our children

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

Here's a link to our press kit/media kit - http://www.weekendscount.com/p/our-media-kit.html

Contact Information:
1030 East Highway 377 Suite 110
Box #145
Granbury TX 76048
817-382-8475
Send us an Email! We are PR friendly! - weekendscount@gmail.com

Our Social Media Channels:
Check Us Out on YouTube! - http://www.youtube.com/weekendscount/
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Remember to Purchase or Download Our Family Travel Book on Amazon! - Family Travel Hacks and Tips for Any Budget!

A FREE Summer Curriculum for Kids? The Weekends Count Weekly Summer Fun Plan


Okay, you guys. If you are like me, you are definitely in panic mode right now, because you do not have ANYTHING planned for the summer with your children! To keep myself from dreading each morning, I designed the "Weekends Count - Weekly Summer Fun Plan".


This weekly plan has customized activity templates for each day, but they are also centered around the resources available in your city or state. Also, you can use these for vacations and also for day trips during the weekends.


Here's the link to the Weekends Count - Weekly Summer Fun Plan (just click the picture or link below).




Design your own summer experience with our template and make it different each day. You are making each day count with your children without driving yourself crazy with our "Weekly Summer Fun Plan"!

Have any questions? Please let me know! weekendscount@gmail.com.

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

Here's a link to our press kit/media kit - http://www.weekendscount.com/p/our-media-kit.html

Contact Information:
1030 East Highway 377 Suite 110
Box #145
Granbury TX 76048
817-382-8475
Send us an Email! We are PR friendly! - weekendscount@gmail.com

Our Social Media Channels:
Check Us Out on YouTube! - http://www.youtube.com/weekendscount/
Become a Fan of Facebook! - http://www.facebook.com/weekendscount/
Follow Us on Twitter! - http://www.twitter.com/weekendscount/
Look for Us on Instagram! - http://www.instagram.com/weekendscount/
Discover the Weekends Count Blog! - http://www.weekendscount.com

Remember to Purchase or Download Our Family Travel Book on Amazon! - Family Travel Hacks and Tips for Any Budget!

The FREE Summer Read and Learn Program from Weekends Count


The final school bus has made it's route to your home and NOW you are ready for your summer..NOT! If you are like me, you are panicking and scrambling for items to do with your children during the summer. Moms and Dads, I am telling you... you can do it! You can definitely spend time with your kiddos this summer without going absolutely bonkers.

Here is the way to do it AND to keep your children accountable for the items they learned in school this year. If you are like me, you want to make sure that they are as prepared as possible for the future school year!

So, to help you (and to help me), the Weekends Count Blog is sponsoring a Summer Read and Learn Program! This program is part of the Summer Learning Series.

Here are the three simple steps to complete for full participation in the program:

1 - Complete the "Summer Read and Learn" Log each week and write the title of the books your child finished.

2 - Post on the "Summer Read and Learn" Facebook group and respond to the questions. Each week, we will have a giveaway for families who post pictures of the books they are reading!

3 - When you finish the "Summer Read and Learn" passport, then we will add your name to the Weekly "Summer Read and Learn" Honor Board!

Here you go! The "Summer Read and Learn" is featured in the Weekends Count June 2019 Magazine!


Here's the link to the Weekends Count - FREE Summer Read and Learn Program (just click the picture or link below).




Have a great week and plan for the weekend! Please let me know if you have any questions about the program. I am happy to help!

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

Here's a link to our press kit/media kit - http://www.weekendscount.com/p/our-media-kit.html

Contact Information:
1030 East Highway 377 Suite 110
Box #145
Granbury TX 76048
817-382-8475
Send us an Email! We are PR friendly! - weekendscount@gmail.com

Our Social Media Channels:
Check Us Out on YouTube! - http://www.youtube.com/weekendscount/
Become a Fan of Facebook! - http://www.facebook.com/weekendscount/
Follow Us on Twitter! - http://www.twitter.com/weekendscount/
Look for Us on Instagram! - http://www.instagram.com/weekendscount/
Discover the Weekends Count Blog! - http://www.weekendscount.com

Remember to Purchase or Download Our Family Travel Book on Amazon! - Family Travel Hacks and Tips for Any Budget!

Fun Summer Vacations at Schlitterbahn in New Braunfels, Texas



Looking for a day trip from Dallas, Austin, Houston, Tyler, or Fort Worth? Plan a day trip to Schlitterbahn in New Braunfels, Texas. Schlitterbahn offers one of the most unique waterpark experiences for children and parents.

We had a great time exploring the park and helping families realize that this one of the best staycation spots in Texas!


Great for road trips


New Braunfels is 30 miles from San Antonio, 50 miles from Austin, 175 miles from Houston, 245 miles from Dallas-Fort Worth by car, making Schlitterbahn New Braunfels an ideal destination for a summer road trip.

Schlitterbahn New Braunfels - Inner Tubes

Options for younger and older travelers


Whether you prefer tubing down a lazy river or racing down a waterslide, Schlitterbahn New Braunfels has a variety of experiences you will enjoy.   Families can also find water play areas for the youngest travelers. There are actually two waterparks included with admission.  Schlitterbahn provides free parking and bus transportation between the waterparks.

Schlitterbahn New Orleans Lazy River

Multiple lodging options


If you want to maximize your time at the waterparks, your family can stay at The Resort at Schlitterbahn. Waterpark admission is included during your stay.  Alternatively, there are several hotels in New Braunfels within 15 minutes of Schlitterbahn New Braunfels, including the Courtyard by Marriott New Braunfels River Village, Holiday Inn Express New Braunfels, Hilton Garden Inn New Braunfels, and Fairfield Inn and Suites New Braunfels.

Schlitterbahn New Orleans Photo Wall

What are your favorite rides at Schlitterbahn New Braunfels?

Wha other experiences do you enjoy in New Braunfels, Texas?

Let us know in the comments!

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

Here's a link to our press kit/media kit - http://www.weekendscount.com/p/our-media-kit.html

Contact Information:
1030 East Highway 377 Suite 110
Box #145
Granbury TX 76048
817-382-8475
Send us an Email! We are PR friendly! - weekendscount@gmail.com

Our Social Media Channels:
Check Us Out on YouTube! - http://www.youtube.com/weekendscount/
Become a Fan of Facebook! - http://www.facebook.com/weekendscount/
Follow Us on Twitter! - http://www.twitter.com/weekendscount/
Look for Us on Instagram! - http://www.instagram.com/weekendscount/
Discover the Weekends Count Blog! - http://www.weekendscount.com

Remember to Purchase or Download Our Family Travel Book on Amazon! - Family Travel Hacks and Tips for Any Budget!

How to Teach STEM Activities at the Schlitterbahn Water Park in New Braunfels, Texas



Travelers - When you are headed to a water park, you definitely need to prepare for sun and safety, but you can also plan for summer learning as well.

Recently, we were presented with a great opportunity to travel to New Braunfels, Texas and to explore the Schlitterbahn Waterpark. Also, I want to emphasize that the term waterpark definitely means something different to individuals who experience the waterpark. This park is definitely an ADVENTURE!



To add to your adventure and to prepare for your children for the park, I created two summer learning activities: "Tubing and Buoyancy Reflection Activity" AND the "Weather Reflection Activity". These activities are geared towards Grades K-5 and then Grades 6-12. These are focused on Schlitterbahn, but they can be used for almost any waterpark. However, we definitely recommend Schlitterbahn!'


The "Tubing and Buoyancy Reflection Activity" focused on buoyancy (Grades K-5) and displacement (Grades 6-12).  This activity is easy to incorporate the during the evening after visiting the park or the second morning before visiting the park for the second day.



The "Weather Reflection Activity" is great during the day BEFORE traveling to the park and perhaps the next morning before visiting the park on the second day. This activity is focused on weather observation (Grades K-5) and then Weather Preparation and Tools for Grades 6-12.


Here's the link to the Incorporating STEM Activities at the Schlitterbahn Water Park (just click the picture or link below).




Have a great week and plan for the weekend! Please let me know if you have any questions about the program. I am happy to help!

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

Here's a link to our press kit/media kit - http://www.weekendscount.com/p/our-media-kit.html

Contact Information:
1030 East Highway 377 Suite 110
Box #145
Granbury TX 76048
817-382-8475
Send us an Email! We are PR friendly! - weekendscount@gmail.com

Our Social Media Channels:
Check Us Out on YouTube! - http://www.youtube.com/weekendscount/
Become a Fan of Facebook! - http://www.facebook.com/weekendscount/
Follow Us on Twitter! - http://www.twitter.com/weekendscount/
Look for Us on Instagram! - http://www.instagram.com/weekendscount/
Discover the Weekends Count Blog! - http://www.weekendscount.com

Remember to Purchase or Download Our Family Travel Book on Amazon! - Family Travel Hacks and Tips for Any Budget!

Weekends Count Magazine - June 2019 (School's Out for Summer)


Alright guys! Here is another amazing magazine from the Weekends Count crew! This one is a little different! Read it! :)

This issue is FULL of activities, worksheets, and reviews! Here's a sample!

1 - Travel Tips from Bloggers

2 - The Summer Read and Learn Program (FREE)

3 - Weekly Summer Fun Plan (Checklist)

4 - Sheraton Skyline Hotel Heathrow Airport Review

5 - Tubing & Buoyancy Reflection Activity (Schlitterbahn Style)

6 - Weather Reflection Activity (Schlitterbahn Style)



7 - Create Your Dollar Tree First Aid Kit forTravel!

8 - Weekend Reading Recommendations

9 -  Prepare for Summer Road Trips!

10 - Engage with the Weekends Count Community

11 -  Cabo Trek Whale Watching w/ Kids in Cabo San Lucas(Mexico)

All of you are invited to join the FREE Read and Learn Community - Weekends Count (weekly prizes), activity tips, giveaways, and much more! Join here - https://www.facebook.com/groups/weekendscountreadandlearn/



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

Here's a link to our press kit/media kit - http://www.weekendscount.com/p/our-media-kit.html

Contact Information:
1030 East Highway 377 Suite 110
Box #145
Granbury TX 76048
817-382-8475
Send us an Email! We are PR friendly! - weekendscount@gmail.com

Our Social Media Channels:
Check Us Out on YouTube! - http://www.youtube.com/weekendscount/
Become a Fan of Facebook! - http://www.facebook.com/weekendscount/
Follow Us on Twitter! - http://www.twitter.com/weekendscount/
Look for Us on Instagram! - http://www.instagram.com/weekendscount/
Discover the Weekends Count Blog! - http://www.weekendscount.com

Remember to Purchase or Download Our Family Travel Book on Amazon! - Family Travel Hacks and Tips for Any Budget!