Sunday, May 4, 2014

50 Cures for Boredom and $150 Visa Gift Card #Giveaway!



Welcome to the 50 Cures For Boredom + $150 Visa Gift Card Giveaway, hosted by Thrifty Nifty Mommy and Viva Veltoro!
Summer is just around the corner and kids everywhere are looking forward to their summer break! Are YOU ready? Summer can be full of fun memories for families, but it can also be 3 months out of they year where mom and dad are consistently hearing, "I'm boooooored." 50 Cures for Boredom is a brand new book, written by Lorraine Hawley the author of ThemeTrip.com, that will put the fun back into your family time! When asked why she wrote this new book, here's what she had to say:
I have, for many years, created unique adventures for my own family. We have stepped outside the norm, explored our environment, and travelled, following a set theme from start to finish. These very special memories encouraged me to share my ideas with other families and help them step outside their own comfort zones, shy away the ideas of "normal" activities, and begin to explore what's possible. I found that many of the ideas became educational even when they were meant to just be fun and teens actually became engaged and put down their cellphones to participate. My goal when I wrote "50 Cures for Boredom" was to inspire others to enjoy their often limited quality time together with easy-to-follow theme ideas and create the kind of memories that last a lifetime.Let these 50 boredom busters be your go-to resource anytime, anywhere!
If you're tired of hearing, "I'm so bored!" or the dreaded, "what do you want to do today?" (Insert whiny voice here) then 50 Cures for Boredom is the book for you! It lets you choose a theme, follow a few simple steps, and start enjoying your day. Instant ideas for kids, date nights, homeschooling, and family adventures are at your fingertips any time you need a quick Cure for Boredom! Take an imaginative journey with your family. Create a treasure hunt through the wild in your own living room; star in a fashion show runway with stuffed animals cheering you on; and host your very own Superhero Convention. 50 Cures for Boredom is a must read for busy parents, grandparents and couples with limited time and even limited budgets. It offers ideas that initiate imagination and play – and they're not just limited to children and teens; boredom cures also offers unique, away-from-the-kids date nights and explores creative family road trips. Many of the ideas covered in this book can easily be adapted to fit a home schooling curriculum and inspire creative, educational play. 50 Cures for Boredom is available for purchase as an ebook ($4.99) or paperback ($9.99) from Amazon.com or Barnes & Noble. For a limited time (through May 16th) you can purchase the ebook from Amazon.com for just $1.99!
One lucky person is going to win a copy of 50 Cures For Boredom in paperback form PLUS a $150 Visa Gift Card!
Giveaway is open to residents of the US and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are 18 years of age or older. Giveaway ends at 11:59pm EDT May 19th, 2014. Enter using the Giveaway Tools entry form below. Good luck! Entry Form
 Disclosures: Thrifty Nifty Mommy, Viva Veltoro, and the participating bloggers are not responsible for prize fulfillment. This post contains Amazon affiliate links. Please contact thriftyniftymommy {at} yahoo.com with questions about this giveaway.

10 comments:

  1. I like the Travel Ideas! section!

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  2. I love the unique hotels section...who knew?

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  3. I learned they post about out of the ordinary travel ideas once a week.

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  4. I love their IN A DAY activities. We have 9 kids so we are ALWAYS looking for "simple" adventures we can do in a day or two- as it takes a momentous amount of planning our part!

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  5. There are some awesome options for special needs accommodating trips.

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  6. I learned they have in a Day tips for activities you can do when you can't take a full vacation.

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  7. I learned they have a great list of travel ideas.

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  8. I learned that you can use this to create a themed vacation and that they will give you different travel ideas!

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  9. I like the Unique Restaurants

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  10. I learned that they have a section on their site about Unique Hotels. Who is up for a stay at the ice hotel near Quebec City?

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