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The floor is lava! Take any pillows, pieces of paper, towels - whatever and lay around the house.
Don't touch the floor. Super simple. Here is a video to help with rules and items from the actual board game.
I love! WhatsUpMoms videos and these are all about Spy Games to do in the house!
5-Minute Craft Kids is hysterical with their 20 Fun and Easy Games for Kids AND Adults...see which ones to
And even 5 super Easy DIY dog toys to keep the whole family entertained!
Enjoy! Please give feedback and tell us how any of these turned out for you! Or add your own!
New Year, new you? Cliche' right...but maybe you are looking for a little change this year? Here’s a list of some places to try.…Because sometimes a little change can lead to big results! These 6 places have stellar reviews and are worthy - make that change!
1) Hudson Salon - Huntersville
Just love this place right when you walk in. Nice atmosphere, stylists and front desk super friendly and welcoming. Open and spacious, with a great vibe. Give this place a try next time. All levels of stylists, all 100% anything you need done. Book online via the website, super easy!
2) Sanctuary Salon and Spa - Cornelius
The stylists at Sanctuary Salon & Spa are committed to creating stylish, fashion-forward haircuts. A haircut that's been wholly customized to flatter and please each customer. The stylists can also complement the new cuts with color services and keratin treatments. This is from Groupon and they have a current deal going. HERE
3) Therapy Hair Salon - Charlotte
This is a full service hair destination specializing in balayage, ombre, hair extensions, styling and much more. Located in the heart of Dilworth/Southend. Book online!
4) Accent Hair Design - Huntersville
According to Accent’s website, they say “our stylists take exceptional care in transforming your look with a precision haircut, a trendy style, a special occasion style, or an everyday, wearable, easy to manage hairstyle.” According to some reviews online, this place has more than meets the eye.
5) Halo Salon - Davidson
The quaint architecture of Davidson Gateway reminds you of "Main Street USA" and the interior of Halo Salon transports you to a sedate, relaxing atmosphere where you can break away and concentrate on yourself. Their goal is to be a Mediterranean-style oasis in which understated elegance inspires you to express your beauty and personality at its fullest.
6) J.L. Cole Salon - Lula Rufus - Cornelius
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition? We listen to our clients and make sure they are taken care of.What was the inspiration to start or run this business? I love doing hair. What do you love most about your job? Cutting and coloring hair. What is the best reaction you’ve ever gotten from a customer? I love my hairstylist.Here is the Groupon Link HERE
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1) NoDa Company Store - Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 9 AM – 3 PM
It’s the holidays, and NoDa farmer’s market has got you covered. Come buy locally made gifts and shop for your local produce on Saturday, December 15th behind the NoDa Company Store.
Holiday market is 9am-3pm 3221 Yadkin Ave., Charlotte.
2) Handmade Holiday Market - Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 1 PM – 6 PM
Twenty-Six Acres Brewing Compnay is hosting their two day popup market. Come shop local and grab all your goodies before someone else outshines you in gift giving! 7285 Westwinds Blvd. NW Concord.
3) Pop Up Shop W/Ronald McDonald - Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 12 PM – 3 PM
SouthBound and The Music Yard present "Holiday Pop-Up Shop with Ronald McDonald House"!
Carolina Makers & Company are coming back to SouthBound for a special Holiday Pop-Up Shop set up in The Music Yard! Join us to get some holiday shopping done with local vendors! We are partnering with the Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte for this special event and are asking for donations of presents to make the holidays brighter for their guest families and other families with children receiving treatment at their partner hospitals. 2433 South Blvd, Charlotte.
They are in need of new, unwrapped items that would make great gifts for moms, dads and children of all ages (infant to teens)
4) Holiday Sip N Shop - Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 2 PM – 5 PM
Stop in at Eleven Lakes Brewery and enjoy a craft beer at or glass of wine while you shop lots of local vendors in the taproom. Come on out and finish up your Christmas list! 10228 Bailey Rd., Cornelius.
5) Ladies Night - Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 5 PM – 8 PM EST
Hosted by Denver Outdoors Co. Join them for a Ladies night to shop and enjoy some fabulous food from the Treager as well as wine from Woodmill Winery. They have specials and sales throughout the store!! PLUS, Santa will be here! 1251 N. Hwy.16, Denver.
6) Last Uptown Flea - Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 9 AM – 3 PM
This is not your grandmother's flea market, and that's something to get seriously excited about.
Head uptown to shop over 80 flea vendors. You'll find a heavy portion of Charlotte's top handmade and sourced vendors, killer vintage dealers, and creatives sprinkled in-between.Entry fee: $1
Food trucks, live music, hangout spots, and every kind of vendor under the sun. 700 N. Tryon St., Charlotte
7) Handmade Huntersville POP Up Shop - Saturday, December 15 10am-5pm and 16th, 12 PM – 5 PM
Shop small and local! Artisians, Makers, Designers Hosted by Twisty Kat at 16926 Birkdale Commons Blvd, Huntersville
We all know of the Charlotte Motor Speedway, Daniels Stowe Botanical Gardens, Carrowinds and the wonderful Zootastic...but did you know that there are alot of private homes that go all out "Griswold Style"? Map out these great places, keep warm and drink cocoa all in the comfort of your own car. Have fun!
1641 Shadow Creek St., Concord
*** As a fun note, Concord Parks and Rec is putting on a Flash Light Candycane hunt see their FB page here: FLASHLIGHT
1001 Sunnyview Circle, Matthews
10223 Summer House Court
Accepts donations for Make-A-Wish