Giveaway: $50 Certificate For Fon-Boo Bash at Atlanta Area Melting Pot!

Fon-Boo Bash


The other day, I told you guys about the awesome Atlanta Area Melting Pot Fon-Boo Bash on November 1st.  I have great news if you were wanting to go!  They have offered a $50 gift certificate to give away here on Mommy Octopus!  Details:


This isn’t a TRICK! After Halloween, gather ‘round the cauldron at The Melting Pot for a wickedly tasty TREAT! Starting at 2:00 PM on Saturday, November 1, join us at all Atlanta-area restaurants for a special “Fon-BOO Bash” and enjoy a deliciously discounted three-course meal of fall fondue favorites for just $25* for adults and $15 for little trick-or-treaters!

BRING IN CANDY TO DIP & MIX! Make your own potion of chocolate fondue using Halloween treats! Tell your ghouls and goblins to bring in their Halloween candy to dip and mix during the dessert course.

Wear your costume to receive ENDLESS chocolate fondue!

A delicious blend of rich lobster and crab bisque, cold water lobster meat, award-winning Butterkäse and fontina cheeses, fresh lemon juice and scallions.

This salad truly brings out the flavors of fall greens, dried cranberries, Gorgonzola cheese crumbles candied pecans, topped with house-made Angry Apple Cider Vinaigrette.

Our signature white chocolate blended with pure pumpkin purée and topped with shaved chocolate.

*Offer valid only Saturday, November 1. Option to add an individual petite entrée to meal for $15. Substitutions available – see store for complete details and restrictions. Not valid with any other promotional offer, discount or certificate.

Sounds like fun, huh?  Note that the gift certificate is only good for November 1st and only at Atlanta area locations.  Enter this giveaway by filling out the Rafflecopter below:

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Fashion Friday $5.95 Shipped Clearance Sale!

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Hurry on over for today’s Fashion Friday!  $5.95 Clearance Sale, Plus save an additional 10% off with Code FALLSALE.  Final cost after code: $5.35 shipped each!  There are tons of accessories and even some boots and sandals!  These will sell out FAST!  Free Shipping as well!

More Local Family Events This Weekend

This Saturday October 25 is Hometown Hero Day in Watkinsville. This free event offers many different activities and games for kids of all ages. Local fire and police departments are scheduled to have emergency vehicles and personnel at the event. Other activities include bean bag tosses, obstacle courses, bounce houses, pony rides, and more! The event raises funds & support for the the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation and the Athens Area Homeless Shelter.


Also Saturday October 25 from 5-7 p.m. is the Oconee Fire Station’s annual free Halloween open house at two of the fire stations. Come see firetrucks, play games, get food and other surprises!

October 28 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. is Halloween Havoc, a fun and agricultural carnival and Trunk-Or-Treat put on annually by the UGA Cattleman’s Association! It is a safe environment for kids to come and enjoy the fall weather while learning and having a good time. The event will include the Mobile Dairy Classroom, carnival booths and games, a hay bale decorating contest, pony rides, a petting zoo, funnel cakes, face painting, and much more! UGA students and clubs, including the ones in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Science, will be present and involved. Parents are free and children are $5 to enter, and it is wheelchair accessible. Bring your best Halloween costume and a canned food for a dollar off to support the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. At the UGA Livestock arena 2600 S. Milledge Avenue.

On October 27-29 the Wings of Freedom Tour will be at the Athens Ben Epps Airport with authentically restored World War II planes you can get in and tour. They will have a B-17 bomber, a B-24 bomber and a P-51 fighter. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children under 12. A great, rare opportunity to experience a bit of history.

Cake Pans Sale on Amazon

Amazon has some great deals now on shaped cake pans. You can score this Wilton Barbie Cake Pan for only $5.99 (down from $15.99)

Or you could pick up this adorable Wilton Train Pan for only $2.49 (down from $17.24)

And this perfect Thanksgiving themed Turkey Pantastic Plastic Cake Pan is only $8.34 (down from $17.99)


Amazon’s prices change often, so snatch these up before the prices go back up.

Amazon: Free Kindle Book Roundup

I was browsing earlier through the top free Kindle eBooks list and came across some good ones that I thought you guys might be interested in reading.  As always, use discretion before downloading on if it is a good fit for your family. Prices can change at anytime, so double check before confirming.

23 Halloween Crafts for Kids: Homemade Halloween Costume Ideas and Spooky Decor

Legally Kidnapped: The Case Against Child Protective Services

How To Draw: Funny animals in 30 seconds. Part 3

Discipline Without Shouting or Spanking-Free Chapters: Aggressive Behavior, Behaving Shyly, Fighting Cleanup Routines, Getting Out of Bed at Night, “Hyper” Activity, Lying

Treasuring Christ Through Colossians

Essential Oils: A Beginner’s Guide to Essential Oils and Aromatherapy: 25 Recipes to Help with Weight Loss, Skin Care, and Hair Care

Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

Minecraft Books for Kids: The Complete Minecraft Book Series (4 Minecraft Novels for Kids)

The Best Pumpkin Recipes In History: Delicious, Fast & Easy Pumpkin Recipes You Will Love

Clean Food Diet: Avoid processed foods and eat clean with few simple lifestyle changes(free nutrition recipes)(natural food recipes) (Special Diet Cookbooks & Vegetarian Recipes Collection Book 4)

Survival Pantry: Advanced Guide to Food and Water Storage, Canning, and Preserving (Prepping, Survival Pantry)

High Blood Pressure Natural Remedies and Diet That Really Work: How to Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally (Health Top Rated Series)

Spirit Animals: Book 1: Wild Born

Fijit Friends As Low As $5.90 Shipped (Was $39.99!)


Head on over to Amazon and you can score a great deal on the Fijit Friends!  Great price to grab and donate for Toys for Tots as well!

*Fijit Friends Yippits Plooki Figure in Purple $5.90 (reg. $39.99) + FREE shipping

*Fijit Friends Yippits Patter Figure in Pink $6.43 (reg. $39.99)

*Fijit Friends Yippits Scooch Figure in Blue $6.76 (reg. $39.99)

*Fijit Friends Shimmies Purple Whirling Figure $6.50 (reg. $24.99)

(Thanks Hip2Save)

Amazon: Smart Touch Gloves for Smartphones Only $2 Shipped!

OOOH so glad this deal is back and at a great price!  I need some more of these for gifts this year!  I have several pairs of these gloves and they work great!

Head on over to Amazon and grab the Dragonpad Smart Glove Touch Glove for Smartphone  – Black for only $2 and free shipping!

  • Special conductive material interwoven into fingertips allows wearer to use touchscreen devices whilst wearing the gloves
  • Compatible with capacitive touchscreen devices, including the iPad and iPhone
  • Will not scratch or damage your screen
  • Hand wash in cool water only, reshape whilst damp
  • One size fits most

Earn Cashback For Buying Pumpkins and Bananas!



I love Checkout51!  They always offer great cash back on produce!  This week, you can earn $.25 cash back for purchasing Bananas!  Another offer is $.25 for buying a pumpkin!  I have put both of these on my list to grab from Aldi this week and it’s perfect that I’ll earn money for buying what I needed anyways!

What’s awesome is that you DO NOT have to have a smartphone to get the cash back!  You can use your computer as well.  Plus it works from ANY store, including Aldi!  Click here for more info.  

Getaway to Savannah as low as $32/night!

Looking for a fall getaway?  Groupon has several great deals for Savannah, Georgia.  This is such a beautiful historical city.  As with all Groupons, be sure to read the fine print and make sure it works for your family. If you’re wondering if Groupon Getaways are legit, CLICK HERE to read a post I wrote regarding the topic.

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Best Western Savannah Gateway – Savannah, GA – $32/night

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Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Savannah Gateway – Savannah, GA – $59/night!

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Best Western Plus Savannah Airport Inn & Suites – $62/night!