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August 16, 2017

Smarty Scoop On Weekend Events August 18-20

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Y Guides Open House
Camp Thunderbird
1 Thunderbird Lane, Lake Wylie, SC
August 20, 2:00pm – 5:00pm, Ages 5 and up, Free
Summary: Don’t miss the Y Guides Open House this Sunday at Camp Thunderbird. Y Guides is program for dads and kids (boys and girls) to spend time together while learning life skills such as teamwork, independence, cooperation, confidence, self-esteem and goal setting.

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If you have not been to Carowinds this summer now is a great time to check out some of the amazing deals.

Ride: from toddler rides to the top steel roller coaster in the world.
Splash: Carolina Harbor is the largest water park in North Carolina.
Experience: from Snoopy and Friends to Scarawinds to live music. Read More →

August 15, 2017

Head to Camp Thunderbird this Sunday and check out Y Guides!

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Our Smarty friends at YMCA Camp Thunderbird are hosting an afternoon of fun this Sunday and for a good reason – for you to learn about their AMAZING program called Y Guides. If you’re not familiar with this program, you are missing out. It is hands down our favorite daddy/child activity that builds memories of a lifetime. The Y Guides Open House this Sunday will be packed with F-U-N for your entire family – so load up your Smarty minivans and head to Lake Wylie! Read on!

Camp Thunderbird is hosting the Y Guides Open House to showcase the Y Guides program for dads. Y Guides is unique because it is designed just for dads so they can build bonds with their kids (ages 5 and up) through meetings, traditions, volunteer work and special events together. You’ll also have a chance to meet the creative directors and sample the camp’s popular activities like field games, canoeing, paddle boarding and more. Read More →

Enroll now in one of Hunstad Korstesis Bharti’s Summer Studies

Our friends at Hunstad Kortesis Bharti Cosmetic Surgery (HKB) are hosting an Eyelid Lift & Double Chin Study now through early fall and are currently accepting applicants. Here are details:

Upper Blepharoplasty Closure Technique (Eyelid Lift) Study

Refresh your appearance by participating in HKB’s study on upper blepharoplasty closure (also known as an eyelid lift) to remove and tighten skin for a brighter, firmer eye area.HK_2017-FACEBOOK_BLEPH

CANDIDATES FOR THIS STUDY HAVE:

– Excess, hanging skin covering the natural fold of the upper eyelid
– Loose skin hanging down from the upper eyelid over the eyelashes
– Upper eyelids that appear puffy, tired and aged
– Good general health, a positive attitude and realistic expectations

LOCATION:
SouthPark + Huntersville

DATES:
June 1 – September 30

– Screening Criteria Applies & Space is Limited
– Promotional Pricing: $2,500 (Normally $4,000)

Kybella® + ThermiTight® Submental Fullness (Double Chin) Study

Improve the look of your profile and restore your skin’s natural elasticity by joining HKB’s study on a minimally invasive treatment to combat submental fullness (also known as double chin).HK_2017-FACEBOOK_KYBELLA

The treatment combines Kybella®, an injection that targets fat under the chin, with THERMItight®, a procedure to improve the appearance of loose skin. Both treatments are minimally invasive and require minimal downtime.

CANDIDATES FOR THIS STUDY HAVE:

– Excess fat along the jawline or below the chin
– Loose drooping skin on the neck
– Good general health, positive attitude and realistic expectations

LOCATION:
SouthPark

DATES:
June 1 – September 30

– Screening Criteria Applies & Space is Limited
– Promotional Pricing: $4,800 (Normally $8,000)

Call HKB at 1-704-659-9000 or click here for more information about either study.

Last Call for HKB’s Skin So Fresh

Until August 31, 2017

Micro-Needling $899 for a package of 3 treatments.
This non-invasive treatment boosts collagen in the skin and works to restore fullness and improved texture while reducing fine lines and delaying the signs of aging for young and mature skin. AYP2803005-426x640

$25 off SkinMedica HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator with Brilliant Distinctions membership* (originally $178)
Instantly smooths the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, improves skin texture while providing immediate hydration.

$25 off SkinMedica TNS Essential Serum with Brilliant Distinctions membership* (originally $280)
Improve fine lines and wrinkles, smooth and brighten skin, and enhance skin texture, tone and resiliency.

Sign up to receive savings and rewards on Brilliant Distinctions portfolio of treatments and products. Earn points for savings on select treatments and sign up for exclusive offers. Click here to sign up!

*SkinMedica promotion only valid with Brilliant Distinctions membership. Sign up above if you don’t have an account.
**Promotion valid for both Charlotte and Huntersville locations.

Call 704-659-9000 or email info@HKcenters.com for questions.

August 11, 2017

Fitness Friday: How do I become a CBC Core Member?

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To celebrate their 4 year anniversary in Charlotte, Carolina Barre & Core kicked off a new membership option called “THE CORE MEMBER”.

If you sign up for a 12 month membership or a 6 month membership, you enjoy discounted pricing.

It’s called investing in Y-O-U.  If you don’t do it, then who will?coremember

If you already have a package or a contract with CBC, don’t fret.  Give them a call and they will work it out.

What a great way to join the CBC family (or become an even closer member of the family)!  Become a A CORE MEMBER today!


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Carolina Barre & Core
2901 Selwyn Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28209 Phone: 980.207.1046

Carolina Barre & Core, Lafayette Village Raleigh
8480 Honeycutt Rd, Suite 102, Raleigh, NC 27615 Phone: 919.200.4241

Email: info@carolinabarre.com
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August 9, 2017

Smarty Scoop On Weekend Events August 11-13

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If you have not been to Carowinds this summer now is a great time to check out some of the amazing deals.

• Experience all the sensational stunts and amazing acrobats of Cirque Imagine

• @Carowinds entertainment has an exciting line up of shows for your whole family to enjoy!

The Quarry at Carrigan Farms
Carrigan Farms
1213 Oak Ridge Farm Hwy Mooresville, NC
Summer Hours and open swim dates and times
Summary: The Quarry at Carrigan Farms, LLC is a natural, spring fed, body of water where swimming is enjoyed by many at company picnics, private events and specific open-to-the public times. Located in Mooresville, NC, The Quarry was mined in the late 1960’s for its granite stone, which was used in the construction of interstate 77. Once a spring was discovered, the quarry filled with water and is now a favorite spot for those wanting to cool off in the summer. At select times, it is open for individuals, as open swim and at other times, it is available for private reservations only. Read More →

August 8, 2017

Smarty Steal Alert: Get 20% off your order of GRUND organic cotton home goods!

By our Smarty friends at GRUND America

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At Grund, we believe what you put on your body is just as important as what you put in it. That’s why we offer high quality, all natural products that are better for you and better for the planet. As parents, we have many things to worry about, but with Grund’s organic cotton rugs and towels, you can have one less worry on your list. All of our products are made from non-GMO organic cotton and possess ZERO toxic chemicals. We validate every step in our entire supply chain to ensure no harmful chemicals are used from field to finished products. So, you can feel good knowing each towel and rug is responsibly made to the highest social and environmental standards.

The Grund® Organic Towel collection is made of 100% certified Organic Turkish cotton that has been spared pesticides and other toxic chemicals from production through processing. To create these luxurious towels, the Organic Cotton is spun into five separate yarns then loomed into long, two ply, double loops. The end result is uber-plush towels with a soft, fluffy pile that feels good to the touch, is lightweight, and absorbs water easily. They are available in sizes ranging from face towel to bath sheet, and in white, ivory, driftwood, sage, and slate grey. Read More →

August 6, 2017

2017 PGA Championship Week: Smarty Guide to the Best Places to Visit in Charlotte

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Charlotte Smarty Pants welcomes the players & families of the 2017 PGA Championship! We are so happy you’re here! We believe Charlotte is the BEST place to live, and after spending a week with us, we think you’ll agree. To make your family’s stay in Charlotte the best it can be, we’ve compiled some of our very favorite things to do in Charlotte.

Best Drop-In Kids’ Activities

Ballantyne Tea Party
Charlotte Nature Museum
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte
Discovery Place
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Dish it Out
Great Wolf Lodge
Imaginon and the Charlotte Mecklenburg Libraries
Inner Peaks Climbing
Mint Museum Craft + Design
Sports Connection
Sky Zone

Read More →

August 4, 2017

Fitness Friday: FLY Flex Week

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Has vacation played a toll on your fitness recently? Are you letting summer fun get in the way of crushing your workouts? If the answer is yes to either of these questions, you MUST check out FLY Flex Week from our friends at Flywheel Charlotte. FLY Flex Week allows you to train hard for 1 week so you can play even harder! Signing up for FLY Flex Week gets you 5 credits for any FLY class (wheel or barre) for $100. In addition to the discounted pack of classes, you will receive travel-focused fit tips, exclusive on-the-go workouts, access to instructor coaches for support, and more! The best part? You can choose your start date because they are offering this for 3 different weeks. Choose either 8/7, 8/14, or 8/21. Click below for more info and to sign up! Your body will thank you.

PURCHASE NOW

If you have questions about FLY Flex Week, please reach out to Colee at colee@flywheelsports.com.

August 2, 2017

Register now for the Chick-Fil-A Charlotte Kids Marathon Program

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We’ve got a super fun reason to get your kids’ running shoes laced up. The Novant Health Charlotte Marathon has partnered with Chick-fil-A to create a 7 week running program for kids 11 and under. Participating kids will run 25.2 miles over the 7 weeks leading up to race day. They will then join Charlotte Marathon festivities on November 11, 2017 to run their final program mile on race day and finish out with 26.2 total miles.CMQT0135

The training program runs from September 24-November 11 and includes:

– 7 Week Training Guide (9/24-11/11) complete with weekly mileage goals, chart for easy tracking, fun puzzle/activity each week and space for notes
– 7 Weekly Training E-Newsletters including tip from Coach Alyssa, nutrition insight from Ambassador Kiran Smith, weekly challenges and input from their partners, including CSP
– Optional Group Runs
– Access to dedicated Kid’s Running Coach, available to answer questions, help your kids through their training and lead at weekly Group Runs
– Chick-fil-A Charlotte Kid’s Marathon 1 Mile Fun Run entry (so they can race on race day)
– Personalized bib on race day
– Race Shirt
– Marathon Program finisher medal at the finish line Read More →

Smarty Scoop On Weekend Events August 4-6

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• Experience all the sensational stunts and amazing acrobats of Cirque Imagine

• @Carowinds entertainment has an exciting line up of shows for your whole family to enjoy!

The Quarry at Carrigan Farms
Carrigan Farms
1213 Oak Ridge Farm Hwy Mooresville, NC
Summer Hours and open swim dates and times
Summary: The Quarry at Carrigan Farms, LLC is a natural, spring fed, body of water where swimming is enjoyed by many at company picnics, private events and specific open-to-the public times. Located in Mooresville, NC, The Quarry was mined in the late 1960’s for its granite stone, which was used in the construction of interstate 77. Once a spring was discovered, the quarry filled with water and is now a favorite spot for those wanting to cool off in the summer. At select times, it is open for individuals, as open swim and at other times, it is available for private reservations only. Read More →


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