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Bradenton Sarasota Family

Things To Do As A Family In Bradenton/Sarasota (Without Going to the Beach!)

Although there is plenty to do as a family without leaving the Tampa Bay area – there is always something going on in our active, vibrant city, after all – sometimes it’s fun to venture out a bit. As our neighboring cities to the south, Bradenton and Sarasota have much to offer for families looking for new adventures […]

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15 Things to Do at Walt Disney World - Without Going to a Park

15 Things to Do at Walt Disney World:: Without Going to a Park

It’s a fact of life for us budget-conscious Walt Disney World fans that our Florida Resident Seasonal (now Silver) Passes come with one big drawback: blockout dates. We’re lucky to live here in Disney’s extended backyard. For much of the year, our weekends are chock-full of FastPass+ selections, dining reservations, character photos and repeating “Por […]

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A Tampa Bay summer with a toddler? Help!

So I get it, we aren’t the normal situation. Most people with a 3 year old either have daycare established that can continue through the summer months, or have a stay at home component. We don’t. Our son has been asked to leave 2 day cares, one for hitting last October, and one because he […]

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Around the Bay – Kid Friendly Weekend Events {Aug 19-21}

Friday, August 19th 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 downtown […]

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A Mom's Guide to Hiking Tampa Bay (1)

A Mom’s Guide to Hiking in Tampa Bay

When you think hiking, a mountain trail is probably the first thing that comes to mind. While we do not have mountains in Tampa, we do have ample opportunities to get out and go for a hike. Beaches, parks, and nature reserves offer adventures in which families can enjoy the great outdoors throughout the Tampa […]

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