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Around the Bay – Kid Friendly Weekend Events {November 27 – 29}

Friday, November 27 Christmas Town @ Busch Gardens More than a million twinkling lights transform the park into a holiday wonderland with Christmas-themed entertainment, a “Christmas Time Tree Show,” music by the Holiday Hills Band, photos with Santa, festive treats and holiday shopping. Time(s): There are holiday shows throughout the day, but Santa’s House opens at 1 pm and […]

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The Holiday KISS – Ways to Keep It Simple

Thanks to my high school English teacher, I have a mantra to help me survive this holiday season – the K.I.S.S. formula – Keep It Simple Stupid. I don’t know about you, but Halloween and all the hoopla around it was ridiculous! From the Booing, the Trunk-or-Treating, the Book-O-Ween school parades, the neighborhood block parties, to candy donations, to […]

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Shop Tampa Bay 2015 :: A Local Holiday Gift Guide {Kids}

We can’t forget about some of the most special people in your life…our kids! To complete our Shop Tampa Bay Local Gift Guide, we are featuring some great local businesses that offer some unique and special gifts for your kids (and others, too!). Get ready to find the perfect gift this holiday season! As part of our […]

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Around the Bay – Kid Friendly Weekend Events {November 20 – 22}

Friday, November 20 Tampa’s Downtown on Ice Grand Opening Time: 4:00 p.m. –10:00 p.m. Cost: Free skating until 6:00 p.m.; $12 per person for 90 minutes of skating (includes skates) Location:  Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, Florida Great Explorations Parents’ Night Out Drop off your children, ages 4-10, for a night of fun at the museum, while […]

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3 Ways to Incorporate a Discussion on Gratitude at Your Thanksgiving Table

It’s very easy to get caught up in the planning of the Thanksgiving feast – who’s bringing what, what size turkey, how many desserts, and what diet will we go on after? But this year, don’t forget to try to incorporate some holiday festivities that focus on the reason for the Thanksgiving season. Here are […]

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Weekend Events

Around the Bay – Kid Friendly Weekend Events {November 13-15}

Friday, November 13 Mom Hour @ Costco The first 100 people in the door will receive a special swag bag.  You do NOT have to already be a member to attend the event, but you must become one to purchase. Time: 9 am – 10 am Cost: Free (Registration Req’d) Location(s): 10921 Causeway Blvd, Brandon; 2655 Gulf to […]

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