The shoes of the grasshopper

It’s a rite of passage here: that first search for the perfect white running shoe. Or walking shoe. Or tennis shoe. Sneakers. Jennifer from Marketing was all a flutter yesterday, proudly announcing she’d found not-one-but-two perfect pairs of white shoes for the summer (read: park uniform) season. I could barely conceal the urge to slowly…

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Are you game for a summer job?

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Yes, okay, so it feels like we’re at the Arctic Circle right now, I know. Who in their right mind is thinking about lifeguarding, running a Dippin’ Dots stand, and dancing outdoors with Holidog this time of the year? Uh … that would be us. That’s right; we’re accepting online applications for seasonal employment. Which…

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Canine caption contest – winners

Thanks to everyone who entered our "Canine caption contest" – it was a howling good time! We ended up choosing two favorites. Each winner receives two one-day tickets: I double dog dare u to ring the bell! from Robin C. from Indianapolis Pavlov never could have predicted this! Lisa P. from Goshen, Kentucky Congratulations to…

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Strange bedfellows

You never know what you'll find when wandering through one of our warehouses. These are just a few of the prizes for this year's Games. Recognize either character?

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This auction is … ribbiting!

Mr. Frog has kept our Games Department hopping for more than 20 years. Have you played? Mr. Frog and his ever-illusive lily pad are looking for a new home. Your lily pad, perhaps? For the next few days, we're offering a game set from Mr. Frog on our HoliAuction page. In addition to the game,…

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Who you gonna call?

Look at what Games Director Erin has had up her sleeve for Happy Halloween Weekends: This is the top prize at Ring Toss this fall. Congrats to Dustin, left, from Paoli who scored a slimey new friend today. We'll show you other fun Halloween-themed prizes, foods, shows, attractions and more as we get closer to…

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Throw Holidog a bone … er, wiffle ball

It's been a few years, but does anyone remember our retired Dog House game? Erin, our new Games Director, is bringing the old game out of moth balls. Or should we say wiffle balls … that's what you'll need to toss through Holidog's mouth to win a prize. Do you like the new look? Hmmmm…

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A chilling moment

Despite our best efforts to make these little fellas feel right at home, this trio of newcomers decided to search our Christmas section for a taste of home. …and so this was our "Prize Pics" contest photo for the week: Shuffling just a few feet away from their home at the Bean Bag Toss game,…

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Angry Birds of a feather…

There must be a lot of Angry Birds fans out there! Psssttt…here’s an insider tip: a little birdie told me the Angry Birds characters will soon be available as prizes at Merlin’s Castle in the Halloween section. From the roof of The Alamo to the rocks at Bahari, this week’s guesses flew all over the…

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Digging Up Answers to this Mystery

Popping open the contest email box, the voice of Shaggy rang out in my head: “Like, wow!” Those who participated in this week’s Prize Pics Wednesday contest were hot on the trail of clues. In fact, it looks like most of you could easily be members of the wisecracking Mystery, Incorporated gang, solving where exactly…

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ZOOM out for the answer

This week’s "Prize Pics Wednesday" proved to be the most popular ever; more than 650 of you guessed where Domo was hanging out this week. Domo (a prize at one of our skill Games this season) must have known sunshine and warmth was headed our way for Memorial Day weekend! We caught him scaling the…

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