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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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kids summer job

15 Summer Hustles for Kids

Are you noticing that not only are your kids getting older, they’re getting bolder? They have no shame asking you for money. They’re no longer asking for coins, though. They’re asking you for the kind that folds—and in double digits! All jokes aside, there’s a way to teach them character, responsibility, and lifelong money skills […]

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Tampa Bay Splash Pads

2017 Guide to Splash Pads in Tampa Bay

Summer isn’t here but Florida is already bringing the heat. When it’s hot outside, the kids need a place to cool off and have fun. The perfect way to beat the high temperatures and keep the children entertained is visiting a splash pad. Thankfully, the Tampa Bay Area offer so many choices with most of […]

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3 Ways to Stay Cool

3 Ways to Stay Cool this Summer in Tampa Bay

The summer months are swiftly approaching and our family is always looking for new ways to stay cool and beat the heat in Tampa Bay! Lucky for us there are an abundance of sweet, icy treats around town. Here are our top 3 picks of places to just “chill out” and enjoy some tasty frozen […]

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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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