#Wagonspotting – For the Love of a Good Ro...

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  This blog post is part of a paid SocialMoms and Volvo blogging program. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own.   When you live in the middle of the Midwest, road tripping is not only a past time, it’s a necessity. Out here in the boonies among the corn and the cows… Continue Reading…

12 Fun Winter Family Getaways You Won’t Wa...

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  Tired of cold winter weather? How about turning the winter blahs into winter aahhs with a fun wintery family getaway?  FamilyFun magazine has created a list of the best winter getaways in North America for families to explore!   From the mountains of North Carolina to the streets of Quebec, winter festivals offer a feast… Continue Reading…

#DayOutWithThomas – Hitting the Rails w/ T...

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Two Kids and a Coupon received tickets to this event for purposes of a review and a reader giveaway has also been provided by our sponsor. All opinions and love of Thomas are completely our own.  Peep Peep!  If you have a Thomas the Train fan in your life, you know that there’s only one little true… Continue Reading…

#BahnFever Travel Review – Soaking Up Sun ...

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    Two Kids and a Coupon received admission to Schlitterbahn for purposes of review, however all opinions and fun water adventures are completely our own.   This past summer was a busy one here at Two Kids and a Coupon. We had many, many adventures across several states and we wrapped up our family road trips… Continue Reading…

Event Review – Bringing the Fun, Food ...

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  Many of my fellow Iowans may of just finished attending the annual event that’s a big deal here in the state, the Iowa state fair. In addition to it being a big deal for the farm folks, the Iowa State fair is a big deal in the midwest (after all there’s a musical about… Continue Reading…

@SFGreat_America Travel Review – Having F...

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  Two Kids and a Coupon received admission to Six Flags Great America for purposes of this review. All opinions, rides rode, and good times had were completely our own.   One of the fun parts of having a blog is when you get invited to go check out fun area attractions. We love traveling… Continue Reading…

Enjoy #Iowa State Fair Food & Fun Early w/ ...

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Two Kids and a Coupon is receiving tickets to the Corndog Kickoff for purposes of reviewing of this event. However all opinions, calories consumed and love for all food on a stick are completely our own.    When you live in Iowa, the summer is about good food, fun, and family, and it always concludes… Continue Reading…

Travel Review: Light Up Your Summer Fun w/ #igNi...

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  Disclosure: Two Kids and a Coupon received passes to attend the park for purposes of reviewing this event. All opinions, oohs, and ahhs were completely our own.    Looking for family fun in the midwest that will light up your summer like nothing else? Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, IL has added a… Continue Reading…

Travel Review: Having Outdoor Adventures at @Blo...

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  When you live in Iowa, lots of people from outside the state always think you live on the farm, but the truth is I’ve always been a city kid and so have my children. We live in small town Iowa, but within the city limits and while we like living in town it’s always… Continue Reading…

Travel Review – Dancing With Dolphins and ...

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  When you’re a kid who lives thousands of miles away from the nearest ocean, all you really know about dolphins, sea life and the beach is what you see on TV and the movies. While yes my kids have been to the beach here in Iowa, its just not the same going to a… Continue Reading…

Headed to Epcot? Follow the Yellow Brick Road to...

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  Over the last month, many of you have been reading about my adventures in Oz. I was fortunate last month to be part of an amazing adventure and much the same way James Franco is swept away from Kansas is this Spring’s blockbuster film, I was swept away to experience the glitz and glamour… Continue Reading…

Family Travel Review – Lounging in Luxury ...

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  Last month this Iowa girl was swept up and whisked away to Oz, which is located apparently really close to Pasadena, since I had the amazing opportunity to stay at the world famous Langham Huntington hotel while attending the Oz the Great and Powerful movie premiere.   Featured in many TV shows and films… Continue Reading…

Frugal Family #Travel – Making a Splash at...

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  Looking for a fun, family getaway here in Iowa that’s not too far from home?  To help give us a break from the cold winter weather and being cooped up in the house we recently headed out out Honey Creek Resort at Lake Rathbun here in Iowa.     Honey Creek resort is located… Continue Reading…

Did you Pack the iPhone Charger? 8 Must Haves fo...

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After months and months of saving we took the plunge last night and did it. We officially booked our airline tickets, hotel and rental car to take the 2 Kids and a Coupon family to Walt Disney World here in a months. While my husband and I have been, our kids have never been, and… Continue Reading…

Traveling with Kids – 4 Tips for Making Hotels...

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Once upon a time, not so long ago, my husband and I could throw a couple changes of clothes in a single shared bag and be on the road in minutes for a weekend out of town. These days now that we’re traveling with children, packing and being away from home even for an overnight… Continue Reading…