Knoxville Area Splash Pads Opening May 5th!

It has been so hot I know a few of these have already opened. Tomorrow, May 5th 2012, several Knoxville area splash pads open for the summer. I have a few kiddos who are very excited about this!

Carl Cowan Park -10058 Northshore Drive, Open 10 am – 8 pm

McFee Park -917 McFee Rd. in Farragut

New Harvest Park-4775 New Harvest Lane ,Open  10 am – 8 pm

Powell Station Park -2318 Emory Road, Open 10 am – 8 pm

World’s Fair Park1060 Worlds Fair Park Driv,e Open dawn to dusk

Volunteer Landing ( already open)-Neyland Drive, Open Monday – Saturday 10 am – 9:30 pm; Sunday, 12 pm – 9:30pm

Knoxville $1 Summer Movies at Regal Cinemas 2012

Mark your Coupon Calendars for a great frugal way to have some family fun this summer!

It is time for Regal Cinema’s Summer Movie Express 2012. Moviegoers of all ages can climb aboard to enjoy a great selection of films. During this 9-week festival, select Regal Cinemas, United Artists and Edwards Theatres will offer selected G or PG rated movies for only a dollar on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:00am

In our areaKnoxville Center Stadium 10, West Town Mall Stadium 9 and Pinnacle Stadium 18 are all participating! The fun gets started on 6/5/11.

If you are outside of the Knoxville area check for participating theaters near you.

Carmike Cin­e­mas also have a summer movie program. They have not officially released this years schedule of movies but traditionally they have $1 admis­sion for each per­son to select G and PG movies on Thursday’s at 10am. I will update when they release details.

Sonic:Half-priced Shakes After 8 p.m. (all summer long!)

Here is a fun summer treat!  Stop by any Sonic location after 8 p.m. from now through the end of summer to get half-priced Sonic shakes.

Knox County Library’s Children’s Festival of Reading May 19th

Mark your coupon calendars for some free family fun May 19,2012!

That is the date for this years Knox County Library’s Children’s Festival of Reading From 10 am-3:00pm World’s Fair Park will come alive with world-class children’s book authors and illustrators, storytellers, musicians, and all manner of crazy fun! It’s the kickoff celebration to a summer of reading.

Our family has always had so much fun at the Festival. There is so much for them to do and see.

This year there is also a huge line up of acclaimed children’s authors and illustrators that will be there.

Jennifer Holm and Matthew Holm make up the brother-sister team who created Babymouse 

Alyssa Capucilli  the award-winning author of over 75 books including Biscuit

Gail Carson Levine  author of  Ella Enchanted  which earned a Newbery Honor award in 1998 and was made into a feature film in 2004.

Dan Yaccarino not only known for his well-loved children’s books, but also for the Parent’s Choice Award-winning animated TV series Oswald, for the Emmy Award-winning show Willa’s Wild Life, and for the Backyardigans character designs.

And many more!

This is a great free fun family event! Have you been in years past? What did you think?

Book It Homeschool Enrollment is Now Open

Attention homeschooling famililes, now through September 1, 2012, request your FREE BOOK IT! materials for the 2012-13 BOOK IT! Program. This will enroll your K-6 homeschooling students in the Pizza Hut Book-It program to earn free personal pan pizzas for reading books.

Free Customized Sandwich Box from Rudi’s

Receive a FREE custom Sandwich Box from Rudi’s featuring your child’s artwork!

Like Rudi’s on Face­book then fill out the form and upload what you want on the box. You will receive your Fre Sand­wich Box in a few weeks!

Also, get a $.75/1 Rudi’s Organic Bread coupon at bottom of the page.


Thanks, MoJo Savings

Rainforest Adventures Discover Zoo: Three Great Deals

I have been considering buying this deal since I saw it on a daily deal site a few weeks ago. It looks like today is the day. There is a deal on admission to the Rainforest Adventure Discover Zoo on three different sites today! You may have a credit on one of the sites so pick the option that will be cheapest for your family!

Living Social has adult admission to Rainforest Adventure for $6 (regularly $12) or a child’s ticket for $3 (regularly $7).  If you are new to Living Social you can register here or if you already have an account just sign in and buy your tickets!

 Groupon’s   deal is $6 for two child Rainforest Adventures admissions (a $13.98 value) or  $11 for two adult admissions (up to a $23.98 value) You can Set up a Groupon account here or sign into your Groupon account to get this deal.

Half Off Depot is offering over half off admission to the RainForest Adventures Zoo.   This deal makes a child Rainforest Adventure admission only $3 and adult admission only $5!  Plus today you can take an extra 15% off your order when you use the code MAYDAY at checkout. That would make admission only $13.60 for a family of four!

If you are new to Half Off Depot create an account here or if you are a returning customer log in here.


Child admissions are good for ages 3–12, with children younger than 3 admitted free. The zoo is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day of the year except December 25. If you would like to read a review of Rainforest Adventures you can check out my friend Thrify Christy’s review here.