Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Summer Spectacular

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"There's nothing to do", "I'm Bored", "We never get to do anything fun"…says every child, everywhere, every summer.

No worries, your friends at Spannhake Orthodontics are here to help beat those summertime blues before they start! Did you know that there is fun to be had all summer long, right in our own backyard? 

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Just 10 minutes away from Towson…visiting the Hampton National Historic Site is a great way to spend the day. Guided tours of the eighteenth-century mansion are available Thursday through Sunday. The scenic grounds and gardens are open daily for visitors to enjoy at their own pace. Best part is…Hampton does not charge any entrance or visitor fees. 

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1 hour, 1 team, 1 chance to escape. If you haven't done an escape room yet, you have no idea how much fun you've been missing out on. Escape games are real life adventures where you and your teammates have an hour to break out of a room by finding clues and cracking codes. Located in Timonium and Columbia, Breakout Games is guaranteed summer fun for all! 

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The Carroll County Arts Council is located in the renovated Carroll Theatre in downtown Westminster. The art deco building houses a 263-seat theatre, the Tevis Gallery, and art classrooms. The Arts Center has regularly scheduled events from live concerts to free family movie nights, as well as children’s summer camps.

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OK…not really in our own back yard, but not that far away either. Diggerland USA is a construction themed adventure park where children and their families ride and operate actual heavy machinery. The park is comprised of over 25 attractions. Discount tickets to the park are available on 

Now go…go have all of that Summer Time Fun!
And don't forget to tag Spannhake Orthodontics in any summer fun photos you post online!!

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Father's Day Gift Baskets

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Doesn't it seem like Father's Day always takes a backseat to Mother's Day? Well...not this year. It's our mission to make sure Dad gets a gift that is as special as he is. 

So what do you get the man that has suffered through every single soccer the rain, no less? The man who taught you how to throw a ball and never got mad at how many times you hit the car? The man who willingly put his life into your hands when he taught you how to drive? Another tie or tool that he already has 5 of? Oh no...this year we are putting thought into our Father's Day present and Dad is getting an amazing gift basket. That's right everyone...Gift Baskets can be manly too. Don't believe us? Check out some of these super manly and super cool ideas for Dad. 

If you've got a Dad who's a car fanatic, this basket is perfect! A bucket and car wash supplies are all you need to make this Father's Day Gift Basket. To give it that personal touch...decorate the bucket with paint, markers and stickers. Car wash supplies like cleaner, sponges, microfiber towels and car air fresheners can be found almost anywhere...even the Dollar Store. So go crazy! Get a big bucket and fill it to the top!

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We're not saying that Dad doesn't do anything but sit around all day. What we're saying is that he does so much for us that he needs to take some time for himself and relax...and this Gift Basket lets him do just that. Fill it with things sure to allow Dad the time he needs to just veg out for a while. Give it to him and walk away. He'll love it!

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This Gift Basket is the cutest ever! One your "Pop" is sure to love. It's also great if you waited until the last minute (not that any of us did that at all). Simply go to the grocery store and get everything you need for this themed basket. Who doesn't love one stop shopping? Fill with everything from Otter Pops to Pop Tarts. But remember...all of these tasty treats are for Dad only.  

See...we told you Gift Baskets were manly.