Taking Behind The Scenes Look at #Pixar Animation Studios – #InsideOutEvent #Movies

Pixar Studios Behind the Scenes

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to step behind the scenes at Pixar Animations Studios and see how movies are made? Recently I had the amazing opportunity to step behind the gates at Pixar in Emeryville, California and take a look at their amazing campus, buildings and some of the exciting things going on […]

Family Friendly Travel – Visiting the Iowa State Historical Museum – #DesMoines #Iowa


Looking to give your kids a bit of history and adventure without leaving town? One fun Des Moines area attraction that we recently checked out here at Two Kids and a Coupon is the Iowa State Historical Museum. Because our kids are fairly young, we hadn’t taken the opportunity to explore a history museum yet, but […]

5 Apps to Make Planning Spring Break and Summer Vacation Easier – @USCellular #ad


I am a compensated member of the U.S. Cellular Better Moments Blogger Brigade. However all opinions and unnatural obsessions and attachments to my smart phone are my own.   I know there’s still snow on the ground in much of the country, but have you started planning spring break or summer vacation yet?  If you’re like us, you’re […]

25 Places to Go Sledding in Des Moines and Central Iowa – #DesMoines

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  Let it snow!  While we’ve been loving this warm weather lately here in Iowa lately, the kids were thrilled know that there was lots of snow headed our way. Now that we have lots and lots of the fluffy white stuff, if you’re looking for places to go sledding in Des Moines and Central […]

Teaching Women to Stitch Up Success With #5by20 in #India

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When you live in an area without career opportunities, jobs, or even education for women, as a young girl how do you hope to support to support yourself? In India this is a dilemma that faces many young girls who often don’t have a lot of choices due to poverty, rural locations and lack of education. […]

#Travel Round Up – Win a $10,000 Wedding in the #DreamWeddingSweeps, Holiday Promotions and More

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Hitting the road or air this holiday season? Here’s some of the latest promotions from our travel partners you’ll want check out. Win $10,000 in Free Wedding Services in the #DreamWeddingSweepstakes Madrona Manor is a Victorian-style inn and Michelin-starred restaurant in Sonoma Wine Country, known for its elegant garden weddings. This year, Madrona Manor has […]

5 Tips for Traveling With Your Pet


  Anytime we go on vacation, the family pets either need to stay home with someone to care for them, or come along for the ride. Traveling with pets has become more and more acceptable and easier as travel providers recognize that there is a need and desire for pet travel. With pets, some travel […]

Family #Travel Round Up – Enter to Win a Trip to Thailand to Train Elephants, Miami Savings and More


  The Tourism Authority of Thailand and DreamJobbing Unveil Wildlife Volunteer Dream Job to Travel Throughout Thailand Got a thing for elephants? Ever wanted  to go to Thailand? Beginning this week, aspiring wildlife conservationists can apply for the opportunity to spend time in Thailand, traveling throughout the country for two weeks to assist with hands-on […]

Teaching Women to Make a “Splash” In Business – #India #5by20 @CocaColaCo

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  When you ask little girls what they want to be when they grow up, in the United States, many of them will tell you that they want to be doctors, teachers or even astronauts. When I was little, I used to tell everyone that I just wanted to be “in charge”. However for little […]

Tips for Making Business Travel (and Being Away From Your Kids) Easier

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  While being a working mom is tough in many regards, one of the things I struggle with the most is when I have to travel without my family. The time apart is tough for all of us, and in addition to not seeing each other, there’s all the extra planning, arrangements and juggling that […]

How a Toilet Can Help Keep Children in School – @SupportMySchool #5by20

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  Could you imagine your child dropping out of school at age 13 simply because their school did not have a toilet?  Believe it or not, in many areas worldwide lack of sanitation facilities are preventing children, especially young girls from obtaining an education. In rural India where there is a lack of sanitation, education for children […]

Having a Day Out With Thomas the Train in Boone, #Iowa – #DOWT @ThomasParent #Travel #ad


  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.    All Aboard!   If you have a Thomas the Train fan in your life, you know that there’s only one […]

How a Trip to #India Changed Me Forever – #Travel #5by20 @CocaColaCo #Sponsored


  Can a single trip change your life?  Can it totally impact how you look at the world?   If you had asked me a couple weeks ago, I would probably not have believed it was possible. However it’s amazing what can happen over just a few short days. Last week I had the honor […]

Making A Difference, One Woman At a Time – Visiting India to Learn More About #5by20 – @CocaColaCo #Sponsored


  Two Kids and a Coupon is receiving travel to India for purposes of providing coverage on the #5by20 initiatives. All opinions and enthusiasm for helping women succeed is completely and totally my own.   How can making a difference in one woman’s life make a greater difference beyond that individual? Can giving a woman […]

Family Friendly #Travel – Having a Splash at @Schlitterbahn Waterpark #KansasCity – #ad

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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. Looking for a cool way to beat the heat in the Kansas City area? If you’re looking for a fun family location for wet and wild fun, a splash down at Schlitterbahn Waterpark & […]