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An Expectant Mom's Guide to Tampa Bay: Fashion & Beauty

Sometimes pregnancy feels like an open invitation for others to tell you how you look: “You’re glowing!,” “Are you ok? You look tired!,” “You hardly look pregnant!,” “Wow, are you sure you’re not having twins?” It’s as if your belly becomes a comment board for the observations of friends, family, and even strangers. I think […]

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Unexpectedly Expecting

Unexpectedly Expecting? There's Help.

Sometimes pregnancies are planned. Sometimes they’re a surprise. While always a blessing, for someone who is unprepared and unsupported (financially or emotionally), it can be frightening to find yourself unexpectedly expecting. Where’s a hormonal girl to turn? The Florida Pregnancy Support Services (FPSS) program has medical centers located throughout Florida offering help and support to pregnant […]

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Spotlight on Brandon

Brandon, located just east of Tampa, is a bustling city in its own right. Offering a variety of entertainment, dining, and business options, residents have been flocking to this area for years. A great place to live for singles and families alike, there are always fun new places to check out. As a mom, I’m […]

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Spotlight on Ybor City

Ybor City is a historic neighborhood in Tampa, Florida located just northeast of downtown. Founded in the 1800s by cigar manufacturers, residents included immigrants from Spain, Cuba, Italy and Germany.  With such rich history in this neighborhood, I remember our customary elementary school field trips to Ybor, touring the cigar factories and loading the bus back to school […]

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Seminole Height West/Central Tampa

Spotlight on Seminole Heights & West/Central Tampa

With its historic district paved with brick streets and wide front porches on bungalow-style houses, Seminole Heights is a distinctive, beautiful section of Tampa Bay. Across the Hillsborough River, West/Central Tampa has influences from the Cuban immigrants of the early 1900s. Today we will feature some of the places to enjoy in this area. This area […]

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