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Staycation vs Shortcation: Florida Getaways You Can Afford

“Staycation” vs. “Shortcation”: Four Great (Short) Florida Getaways

When talk at the soccer game or baseball practice turns to summer plans, chances are you’ll hear something like this: “Oh, we can’t take a vacation this year. We’re going to do a staycation instead.” Ah, the “staycation,” that 21st-century buzzword that means “stay home and pretend you’re on vacation.” It’s a budget-friendly alternative to […]

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Galentine’s Day, It’s Not Just For February 13th Anymore

One of my all-time favorite television shows is “Parks and Recreation” – a comedy about the inner workings of local government through the lens of the parks department. Its main character, Leslie Knope, loves to create special days commemorating friendship – the first time she met the person, the first time she ate breakfast with […]

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Guide to Kid Friendly Farmers Markets in Tampa Bay

I have a confession. I live for farmers markets. It’s the anticipation of savoring that fresh cup of coffee in the morning. It’s feasting my eyes upon the rainbow of fresh produce. It’s sampling all the local goods and soaking in the live music. Now that I have a kid, I’ve discovered even more ways […]

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Around the Bay – Kid Friendly Weekend Events {Oct 28th-30th}

Friday, October 28th Art on the House Come visit the museum on Friday night to enjoy all the exhibitions on display. Time: 4 pm – 8 pm Cost: Pay-as-you-will admission to the museum Location: Tampa Museum of Art, 120 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa Creatures of the Night at Lowry Park Zoo This new Halloween event will offer […]

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Around the Bay – Kid Friendly Weekend Events {Oct 21st-23rd}

Friday, October 21st Art on the House Come visit the museum on Friday night to enjoy all the exhibitions on display. Time: 4 pm – 8 pm Cost: Pay-as-you-will admission to the museum Location: Tampa Museum of Art, 120 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa M.O.M’s Friday Night Market The M.O.M’s Friday Night Market was created to enhance the […]

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Around the Bay – Kid Friendly Weekend Events {Oct 14th-16th}

Friday, October 14th Art on the House Come visit the museum on Friday night to enjoy all the exhibitions on display. Time: 4 pm – 8 pm Cost: Pay-as-you-will admission to the museum Location: Tampa Museum of Art, 120 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa M.O.M’s Friday Night Market The M.O.M’s Friday Night Market was created to enhance the […]

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Around the Bay – Kid Friendly Weekend Events {Oct 7th-9th}

Friday, October 7th Art on the House Come visit the museum on Friday night to enjoy all the exhibitions on display. Time: 4 pm – 8 pm Cost: Pay-as-you-will admission to the museum Location: Tampa Museum of Art, 120 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa M.O.M’s Friday Night Market The M.O.M’s Friday Night Market was created to enhance the […]

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Around the Bay – Kid Friendly Weekend Events {Sept 30th-Oct 2nd}

Friday, September 30th Art on the House Come visit the museum on Friday night to enjoy all the exhibitions on display. Time: 4 pm – 8 pm Cost: Pay-as-you-will admission to the museum Location: Tampa Museum of Art, 120 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa M.O.M’s Friday Night Market The M.O.M’s Friday Night Market was created to enhance the […]

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