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2017 Guide to Holiday Events and Shows in Tampa Bay

2017 Guide to Holiday Events and Shows in Tampa Bay

Holiday Events Winter Village | November 17, 2017 – January 5, 2018 | Curtis Hixon Park, Downtown Tampa Go skating on a real ice rink, see holiday movies on the lawn on select Fridays and Saturdays, take holiday streetcar rides, visit the Winter Village Shops and Cafe at Winter Village, see the City of Tampa […]

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Thankful Tree: Little Things We Are Thankful For

Thankful Tree: Little Things We Are Thankful For

As we approach Thanksgiving, we begin to stock up on turkey trimmings and… wrapping paper. We get so caught up in festivities, the hustle and bustle, that sometimes we forget that Thanksgiving is about giving thanks! Our family started a Thankful Tree this year (Thank you Pinterest!).  Thankful Tree We found a limb from Irma’s leftovers and put it into […]

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mayfield ice cream cake

I Scream, You Scream, we ALL scream for Mayfield Creamery Ice Cream

How does your family ‘do’ celebrations? For as long as I can remember, my family has celebrated birthdays, holidays, major life milestones and even annual sporting events with ice cream cake. Correction – ice cream on top of crushed cookies under fudge, with whipped cream and cookies on top. There isn’t a bite of actual […]

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kid friendly, thanks filled Thanksgiving

A Kid Friendly, Thanks Filled Thanksgiving

Hands down, my favorite holiday is Thanksgiving. I now look forward to a kid friendly, thanks filled Thanksgiving each year. I reached this conclusion at some point in my mid-twenties. That’s when I realized the beautiful simplicity of just taking the time to share a meal with family and friends was much more precious than […]

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High Risk Hope Event Trots for Preemie and NICU Families

High Risk Hope Event Trots for Preemie and NICU Families

Preemie Mom. High risk Mom. NICU Mom. These are titles nobody wants, but badges of honor that bring together a small community of women who had no intention of, and would probably prefer not to hold these labels. And one non-profit organization, High Risk Hope is working hard to support this group.  I am a […]

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A Guide to Photos with Santa Claus in the Tampa Bay Area

A Guide to Photos with Santa Claus in the Tampa Bay Area

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Santa Claus travels to the Tampa Bay area to enjoy our beautiful weather and visit children. My son is finally at the age where he can truly appreciate this magical season. There are so many places to take pictures with Santa but don’t feel overwhelmed. If you […]

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Mayfield Creamery Ice Cream

Always a Great Time For Mayfield Creamery Ice Cream

It’s always a great time for ice cream! Seriously. Our family can eat ice cream in the dead of winter (typically the mid-60’s) or, of course, in the middle of the summer. Ice cream is present at all celebrations, regardless of age. It’s a reward for good deeds, a consolation prize for bad days, and […]

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SkyZone Tampa

Enter the Warrior Course- New Attractions Elevate Fun at Sky Zone Tampa

We don’t have to tell you that life can be hectic at times. Kids have to be out the door at 7 am and in the drop off line before 7:30 am. Work is an endless flow of meetings, reports, and metrics. Culminating in a seemingly endless commute home, homework of all types, dinner, and […]

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