Amazon | BEST PRICE: American Tourister 5-Piece Luggage Set

Amazon | BEST PRICE: American Tourister 5-Piece Luggage Set

The American Tourister 5-piece redefines the physics of luggage maneuverability to create the most effortless rolling bags on the market. This set offers unparalleled control, fluid movement and a range of motion which truly compliments the physiology of the modern traveler. One Set – So Many Options!

27″ Spinner Checked Bag

27″ Spinner: 27″H x 16.5″W x 8″D
Effortless 360 degree spinner wheels offers both a smooth and stylish ride

20″ Upright Carry-On

20″ Upright: 20″H x 13″W x 6.5″D
Rolls upright so there is no weight on your arm or shoulder. Smooth-rolling in-line skate wheels for effortless mobility

Wheeled Duffel

Wheeled Duffel: 12″H x 23″W x 12.75″D
Reinforced corners defend against the harshest travel conditions.

Boarding Bag

Boarding Bag: 14.5″H x 10.5″W x 4.75″D
Exterior pocket keeps you well organized.

Family Bucket List

Family Bucket List

A few years ago, I saw a post on Facebook from someone I was in youth group with about what her family would be doing during that summer. She had a fun handwritten list of activities that her family had created. It had things like a dance party, make slime, hike, etc. I thought it was a great idea and we decided to create one as a family, but also focus on the rich adventures that we could take advantage of here in DC. I divide the list into three times of the year: Summer, Fall/Winter, Winter/Spring. And as we have weekends free of birthday parties or Bnai mitzvah, we fill in with an adventure. As I see activities on people’s Facebook feeds, I also add it to my list.

I’m sure there are many other adventure to add, but here is what I have put together. What other activities have you done that I should add?

  • African American History Museum
  • Air & Space
  • Air & Space (Dulles)
  • American Art Museum
  • American History Museum
  • American Visionary Art Museum (Baltimore)
  • AnneMarie Sculpture Garden (Soloman’s Island)
  • Aquarium (Baltimore)
  • Arcade@Smithsonian
  • Art Investigators @ National Art Gallery
  • Artechouse
  • Badlands
  • Barbies
  • Beach
  • Bike Rides
  • Blokus
  • Botanic Garden Model Trains
  • Bowling
  • Brookside Gardens Glow Lights
  • Brookside Gardens Wings of Fantasy
  • Building Museum
  • Camping
  • Capitol
  • Caps Practice
  • Chanukah Fire Truck
  • Chanukah on Ice – Pentagon City
  • Chocolate World  (Hershey)
  • Crayola Experience (Easton)
  • Cunningham State Park
  • Damascus Children’s Museum, Stop Play
  • Davis Kids Museum
  • Diggerland (Cherry Hill)
  • Dress Up
  • Dumbarton Oaks
  • Family Movie Nights
  • Finger Painting
  • Flying Circus Air Show (Sundays through Oct)
  • Folkart Festival (Beginning of July)
  • Frederick Trains Museum
  • Fruit Picking
  • Georgetown Glow
  • Glen Echo Theater
  • Glenstone Museum
  • Great Falls Hike
  • Harper’s Ferry
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hyperkidz
  • Ice Skating
  • Imagination Stage
  • Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
  • Kennedy Center
  • Kid Museum
  • Laser Tag
  • Leesylvania State Park
  • Lego Discovery Center
  • Library of Congress
  • Lighting President’s Park
  • Live Music
  • Magnatiles
  • Make Necklaces
  • Maryland Science Center (Baltimore)
  • Microscope
  • Millennium Stage @Kennedy Center
  • Miniature Golf
  • Minor League Baseball
  • Monopoly
  • Monster Golf
  • Mount Vernon (Christmas Day)
  • Nasa Goddard Visiting Center
  • National Aquarium
  • National Arboretum
  • National Engraving
  • National Geographic
  • National History Museum
  • National Menorah
  • National Postal Museum
  • Nats Game – Jewish Heritage Day
  • Natural History Museum
  • Newseum – Kids are Free this Summer
  • Occoquan Wildlife Refuge
  • Olney Children’s Ballet Theater
  • Parks
  • Patuxent Wildlife Refuge
  • Pinstripes Bowling
  • Play Video Games
  • Playdates
  • Play-Doh
  • Port Discovery
  • Portrait Gallery
  • Postal Museum
  • Potomac Paddle Boats
  • Rock Creek Planetarium
  • Rummikub
  • Scrabble
  • See Fireworks
  • Sesame Place (PA)
  • Set
  • Shakespeare in the Garden
  • Show at local Theater
  • Sledding
  • Snap Circuits
  • Snow Tubing
  • Solomon’s Island
  • Sorry
  • South Mountain Creamery
  • Splash Park
  • Strathmore
  • Sugarloaf Mountain
  • Sunflowers at Mckee Beshers Wildlife Management
  • Tidal Basin
  • Train Rides
  • Trolley Museum
  • Turkey Hill Experience
  • Turtle Park
  • Volunteer
  • Walkersville Southern Railroad (May – Oct)
  • Wharf DC
  • White House
  • Wolftrap Children’s Theater
  • Zoo
  • Zoo Lights

Here are some tips & Videos from The Innovative Dad about Bucket Lists

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Amazon | BEST PRICE: 40″ Rolling Duffle

Amazon | BEST PRICE: 40″ Rolling Duffle

Travel in style with this great soft-sided rolling duffle bag. Bag features a heavy duty polyester construction. Inline skate wheels for superior mobility, internal retractable hide-away handle system, U-top opening provides easy access to roomy zipper secured main compartment. Two front zipper-secured compartments, adjustable ergonomic shoulder strap. Made of 600 denier heavy duty polyester.

  • Wheels
  • Zipper
  • Large u shape top pocket
  • Six front pockets
  • Internal handle
  • Wheels
  • Zipper
  • Large u shape top pocket
  • Six front pockets
  • Internal handle
Amazon | BEST PRICE + COUPON + SUBSCRIBE & SAVE: Portable Oven Warmer

Amazon | BEST PRICE + COUPON + SUBSCRIBE & SAVE: Portable Oven Warmer

When looking at items to buy for traveling, this item has been recommended a lot is essential. I always find it fascinating what is a subscribe and save item. There is also a coupon to click on.

  • ☀ Magic Mini Oven — Tired of cold and unhealthy food or waiting in line for the office microwave? Get your own lunch warmer and enjoy a hot meal conveniently by keeping this magic little oven!
  • ☀ Super Easy to Use — Mini food warmer design with Automatic Temperature Control, No fear of food overcooking, preserving moisture and enhancing flavor – just plug-it and leave-it for 1-2 hours (reheating) or 2+ hours (cooking), the delicious meal will be ready!
  • ☀ No Food Scent Overflow — The premium lunch tote with good sealing effect can greatly block scent spill out, your co-worker won’t even know you are heating up food until you open the mini oven. (Your container should be sealed)
  • ☀ Take it Anywhere — Put this personal slow cooker in your backpack and you will not even feel its weight, can be taken through railway, airport and metro security. A great choice for truck driver, railway worker, flight attendant, office worker, patrolman, nurse and more.
  • ☀ Multiple Containers Acceptable — Food warmer portable can be used with any flat-bottomed, sealed-top containers sizes up to 9″W x 6.75″L x 3.5″H or less. We offer a 30-DAY MONEY-BACK & 12-MONTH WARRANTY for it to guarantee your totally RISK-FREE shopping experience.

 

Amazon | GOOD DEAL + COUPON: American Tourister 4 piece Set

Amazon | GOOD DEAL + COUPON: American Tourister 4 piece Set

  • 600 D Shiny Polyester
  • Imported
  • polyester lining
  • 600x600D Polyester – Is a man-made fiber produced by the polymerization of the product formed when an alcohol and organic acid react. Loosely defined, denier (D) refers to yarn size: the larger the denier, the bigger the yarn.
  • Carry On Sized – Luggage designed to fit in most airlines overhead compartments; may not conform to some airlines carry-on standards.
  • Inline skate wheels – Are constructed of polyurethane with ball bearings to minimize frictional resistance, offer durability and reduced resistance for smooth rolling.
  • Push button handle – Locks when fully extended so you can push or pull your case. The handle also locks when fully recessed, greatly reducing the risk of damage when not in use.

 

Amazon | DEALS: Contigo Mugs with Handle

Amazon | DEALS: Contigo Mugs with Handle

Check out this Contigo Mug with a Handle.

  • Seal It In – Leak proof lid (when closed) for on-the-go activities
  • For the Long Haul – Drinks in this travel coffee mug stay hot up to 6 hours and cold up to 12 with THERMALOCK Vacuum Insulation
  • Lefty or Righty – If you haven’t ever thought twice about a lid “thread”, then don’t worry, we’ve got ya covered. The lid is thoughtfully engineered to “thread” both directions so that the handle can be used by a lefty or a righty
  • Perfect Fit – Tumbler fits most car cup holders
  • Clean Up – Top rack dishwasher-safe lid, hand wash body
  • Lifetime Warranty