Archive for June, 2010

What’s the best cellphone for kids? Ask Dad Labs…

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

So, my 9 year-old (soon to be 10) has already tested the waters a couple of times. And for purely selfish reasons, I did look around a couple of years ago. My basic requirements are that it have a GPS locator,  a limited address book and that calls can only be made to numbers on the address book or to 911. My problem is that there were so few options and none of them fit the bill perfectly for me.

Well, the guys over at have a pretty good run down of the current options available on the market with all the pros and cons. Guess it’s time to take another look. I’ve got more research to do.

Watch the video »

Free Breakfast on a bun at Whataburger tomorrow!

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Received today from the Whataburger newlsetter:

Join us tomorrow for a FREE bacon or sausage Breafast on a Bun – Tuesday June 22nd from 7am to 10am. One per customer. Try it Ranchero style with Jalapenos and picante for FREE!

Visit the Whataburger web site for more information

Children’s Day Art Park from the Austin Symphony – 50¢/child – June 23-July 28

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

From the Austin Symphony Orchestra’s Web site:

For just 50 cents per child, kids and adults can experience the magic of the arts at Children’s Day Art Park. This exciting summer program features local musicians, dancers, storytellers, magicians, mimes and crafts people. Youngsters can visit the Instrument Petting Zoo (where they can see, touch and try to play the instruments), talk to symphony musicians and hear them play their instruments, see a Ballet Folklorico, hear a Latin jazz band, follow a real Pied Piper along the Lemonade Trail to the Magic Oak Tree and try their hands at different art projects under the Art Tent.

Full details on the Austin Symphony Orchestra Web site »

New deal listing – Zingers Bar (in the Galleria) – Kids eat free Tuesdays from 4-9pm w/ adult purchase

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

The title says it all. Zingers Bar in the Bee Caves Galleria shopping center is now offering one free kids meal with the purchase of an adult meal Tuesdays from 4-9pm. Visit their site for more information on their menu and other special offers.

Tomorrow is National Doughnut day. Celebrate with FREE doughnuts from Dunkin and Krispy Kreme

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Friday, June 4th, is National Doughnut Day! Dunkin Donuts and Krispy Kreme are both sweetening the pot with free doughnuts. Get full details on each offer using the links below:

NOTE: These offers have different limitations. Please visit the sites above for complete details on each offer.

New deal listing – kids eat on Wednesdays at Santa Rita!

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

According to Santa Rita’s web site and a listing in the Community Impact newspaper, Santa Rita is now offering a kids eat free deal every Wednesday. See our listing for details and locations »

Free family film festival from Regal Cinema – click thru for dates and shows

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Starting June 8, 2010, Regal Entertainment Group is offering free family movies throughout the summer every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 10AM. Click here for the schedule.