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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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Veterans Day Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay Veterans Day Celebrations

I love establishing meaningful family traditions, things that will bring us together in a way that honors our beliefs and reinforces our values.  We have daily traditions that do just this. Every morning we wake up with a thank you to God for this beautiful day. Every evening, we read books. Jesus and books are […]

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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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Dole Whips at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Take the Kids to the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival! (Yes, Really)

When summer starts winding down, I start getting excited about all the great fall events coming to Walt Disney World. My favorite, and it isn’t even a close contest, is the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival. My husband and I have been to the Festival nearly every year since it kicked off back in […]

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Ways toCelebrate Labor Day

6 Things to Do with Kids this Weekend: Affordable Labor Day Celebration

Still searching for something to do with the family this Labor Day Weekend? Are you looking for some affordable options? Don’t worry. Tampa Bay offers so many cool activities for everyone.  There’s plenty of options from art exhibits to huge festivals. Here’s a list of affordable ways to celebrate the upcoming holiday weekend: Celebrate Oldsmar! […]

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eclipse tampa bay

Watching with Kids? A Guide for Viewing the Solar Eclipse in Tampa Bay

You may have heard that a solar eclipse will be viewable in the Tampa Bay Area on Monday, August 21, 2017. If you haven’t, then you are officially on notice! It’s the first time since 1918 that one has crossed our country coast-to-coast, so it’s kinda a big deal. All it takes is three easy […]

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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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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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