HICKIES – No Tie Elastic Shoelaces to the Rescue

HICKIES- As a parent of little kids who are not quite at the age to tie their own shoes yet, every adult knows having to constantly tie your kids shoes as they run around a play can be a daunting task. So what is the normal result? Tying the shoe laces in double knots, and then having to figure out how to get it untangled hours later when they need to put their shoes on again.

That is where HICKIES attempt to resolve that inconveniencing parent matter. Turn any pair of shoes into custom-fitted slip-ons with HICKIES lacing system. Perfect gift for any age from kids to adults.

HICKIES are great for any adult or kid with a wide range of colours.

An unexpected, fun and extremely functional product.

One size fits all!
Amazing stocking stuffer prices at $11.99 (HICKIES Kids), $14.99 (HICKIES Adult) and $17.99 (HICKIES Metallics)

The travel, parenting and fitness hack that you never knew you needed, until now.

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Hickies Review

A friend of ours has been recommending we try out Hickies for a couple of years. So we were excited to try out the No Tie Elastic Shoelaces for our kids that are still a little too young to pick up tying their own shoelaces.

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We promptly received two sets of Hickies to try from the company.

After removing the laces from our shoes, the Hickies quickly and easily pulled into place and were clasped at each of the bands.

The nice thing was the bands could be interchanged and easily be used not only on adult shoes but also kids.

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With kids constantly going inside and out of the house, these make it easy for them to take their shoes off at the door without having to deal with laces, and then easily put them back on when they come back out. As a parent, Hickies really help conquer a task no one likes to constantly be pestered with…”dad, will you please tie my shoes?”

Hickies also are ideal for elderly or other people that may not have the easiest time bending down to tie their own shoes. As our friend said, she has converted several in her nursing profession to also make the switch for comfort and easy use.

We were provided two sets of Hickies to facilitate this review. No other compensation was received.

2016 Cleveland LEGO Kidsfest

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If you are looking for something fun to do with the whole family, hopefully you purchased your tickets for the 2016 Cleveland LEGO® Kidsfest early, because all sessions are completely sold out, and for good reason. The LEGO Kidsfest Cleveland has not been back in town since 2011. Therefore, we were due for a return of this family friendly event.

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The LEGO Kidsfest is specifically designed for kid level builders. Throughout the entire show floor are tons of areas for kids of all ages to build various builds. There are specific areas to just build Ninjago, or LEGO Friends, or build in only purple blocks. Kids also have the chance to make custom builds that get displayed on walls or there is a complete outline of the United States where builds are displayed from throughout the event.

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While we did not take part in them, be sure to take part in some of the zones where there are specific challenges, as kids get to take home LEGO sets for participating.

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One of our favorite areas is looking at all the lifesize figures made entirely out of LEGO. The mastery is quite amazing!

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The Cleveland LEGO Kidsfest takes place through Sunday, November 6, 2016.

For those looking to attend Kidsfest in your city, you are encouraged to buy your tickets as soon as possible, because the events can and do sell out in advance. See the www.LEGOkidsfest.com for available times and events.

Disclaimer: Our family was provided with tickets in exchange for an honest review of the event.

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