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Six Flags Great America Flash Sale 2018 Season Pass $65.99

It has been many years since I have been able to visit at Six Flags park but I keep hearing about the great deal they have on passes over Labor Day weekend.  I went looking to see what the deal is all about since I have heard this is a good deal this from three different families.

From their website:  “Don’t miss our biggest, best sale of the year! For five days only (Aug. 31-Sept. 4, 2017) we’re hosting our 4th annual Flash Sale where you can buy 2018 Season Passes for as little as $65.99 or sign up for Memberships for as little as $5.49/mo. Save over 70% off the full Season Pass price of $249.99. We guarantee you will never find a better deal on 2018 Season Passes!”

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Cedar Point Michigan Days are Back!

From the Cedar Point website:

“Summer is almost over, but not if you live in Michigan! It’s Michigan Days at Cedar Point – buy one admission and get one free to America’s Roller Coast now through Labor Day! Plus, for two weekends starting August 25th, rivaling food trucks from Michigan and Ohio will go head-to-head in a legendary battle for the first place in taste. So grab your family and friends and head to Cedar Point to get your last blast of summer with your favorite rides and tons of delicious food!”

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“MICHIGAN DAYS BOGO TICKET

Buy one ticket and get one free ONLY for Michigan residents now through Labor Day! Come enjoy all of the rides and attractions at the Roller Coaster Capital of the World plus two weekends of rivaling food trucks from Michigan and Ohio starting August 25th! Buy one get one for $34.50 plus tax and fees.”

Link here to purchase:

https://www.cedarpoint.com/tickets-passes/michigan-days

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Hiking to Abrams Falls

We love to hike on our vacations.  Usually park entrances are low cost or in the case of the Smoke Mountain National Park there is no entrance fee at all.

I had one hike I wanted to do in the Cades Cove area and that was Abrams Fall.  The hike is five miles round trip and will take three to four hours to complete.

There is ample parking at the trail head with primitive bathrooms and a trash container.  The road to the trail head is a small gravel road that veers to the right after the Elijah Oliver Cabin. We took some breaks along the river and it took us a little over three hours round trip.

Cade's Cove

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Abrams Falls

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Fair Trade Friday August 2017 Goodies

You know I love my monthly Fair Trade Friday box mailer.  This month it was box instead of a package.

Fair Trade Friday August 2017

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A Day of Giving

Today May 16th is designated as a day of giving.  Mercy House Global has teamed up with several organizations who work together to give women a brighter future.

“She Is Priceless” is a campaign to make a difference in the lives of oppressed women.

A pearl is a healed wound.  An oyster protects itself from irritation and suffering and the result is a priceless pearl.  The women we support have endured unthinkable suffering in their lives and often feel forgotten.  We are joining together to remind the world that every woman matters.

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You can find out more and donate here: http://sheispriceless.org/?utm_source=Pure%20Charity%20Donors&utm_campaign=1529bfe74a-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_05_15&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fbf6cf6ce2-1529bfe74a-164978473

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She is Priceless – May 16th 2017

“Because women around the world–including you–are priceless.”  – Mercy House Global.

More information here about tomorrows global giving day:   http://mercyhouseglobal.org/she-is-priceless-a-global-giving-initiative/

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Cedar Point Coaster Campout 2017

Cedar Point is offering a Coaster Campout benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of America. Your donation of $200 includes park admission for May 13 and 14th for 4 people. That also includes exclusive ride time, evening dinner and breakfast with your campsite.

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Saturday, May 13

  • 9:00AM – 6:00PM, Check-in at the Cedar Point Resort Admission Gate – Near the Cedar Point Shores Parking Lot (for credentials and tickets)
  • 6:00PM – 7:30PM, Come and get it! Dinner served at Lakeside Pavilion
  • 10:00 PM, Gear load-in at Resorts admission gate
  • 10:30PM – 12:00AM, ERT on Maverick / s’mores at Round Up

Sunday, May 14

  • 12:00AM – 7:00AM, Sleepy time
  • 7:00AM, Wake up! Gear load-out
  • 7:30AM – 9:00 AM, Grab & go breakfast at Coasters Drive-In
  • 8:00AM – 9:00AM, ERT on Millennium Force & Valravn
  • 9:00AM – 10:00AM, Enjoy Early Entry

How big a tent and how many people can each campsite accommodate? Each campsite can accommodate up to a 12′ x 12′ tent with up to 4 people.

May I bring my own cooler? No coolers or alcohol are allowed.

More information or to purchase visit here: https://www.cedarpoint.com/play/events/coaster-campout#

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Fair Trade Friday Earring of the Month Club for February 2017

I have been a subscriber since day one of the Fair Trade Friday monthly box.  I love getting mail that is not all bills but also contains items that make our world a better place.  Beyond the monthly box Fair Trade Friday also offers a bracelet of the month club and an earring of the month club.

In February I also purchased the earring of the month for February.  I wanted to see what they offered and I was not disappointed!

Fair Trade Friday Earring of the Month Club.

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Fair Trade Friday March 2017

I think I need to purchase a larger mailbox.  Took me a little wiggling to get my Fair Trade Friday package out of my box.

Fair Trade Friday March 2017

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This package felt very solid so I was curious what items I had this month.

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Jackson Square in New Orleans

We found ourselves several times in Jackson Square.  Early morning, afternoon, late nights we kept passing through it.  It was also the meeting spot for our Free Tours by Foot tour so that is why we were there late at night.

You just never know what you are going to see here!

Jackson Square

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