FlyOver America at the Mall of America & a MN Giveaway

I received tickets to experience this attraction, all opinions are my own.  Hiding within the walls of the Mall of America is a new attraction, FlyOver America. This flight simulator is unlike any other activity in the area, offering an aerial tour of the U.S. with wind, mist and even scents. My boys love simulator rides. They are not daredevils by nature when it comes to roller coasters and other amusement park rides. When we recently visited Florida their favorite rides were all simulator based, so I knew this local version was going to be a hit.  The concept is … [Read more...]

SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium in the Mall of America® Giveaway

One of our favorite places to visit in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area is SEA LIFE Minnesota.  This aquarium on the bottom floor of the Mall of America is full of a variety of sea animals. My boys get so excited to see sharks, lots of varieties of fish, sea turtles, jellyfish, sea horses, and giant crabs.  The winter months can be long in Minnesota and it isn't entirely feasible to spend a great amount of time outside. Visiting SEA LIFE is a great way to spend a morning or afternoon. Since we have a membership we visit this nearby destination quite frequently. I highly … [Read more...]

Thomas & Friends Special Event at the Mall of America Sept 24th & a Giveaway

My oldest son was crazy about Thomas the Tank Engine.  For two years I felt like I was surrounded by Thomas at all times:) My little Thomas crazed toddler is now nine years old and obviously no longer into this character, but nonetheless I still have a fondness for this little blue engine:) If you live in the Minnesota area here is the scoop on when the engines arrive at the Mall of America! WHEN:          Tuesday, September 24th, 201   10:00am – 2:00pm WHERE:        Mall of America, Rotunda Thomas the Tank Engine™ and Sir Topham Hatt, Conductor of the Railway on the Island of … [Read more...]