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Disney

How to Disney World Day Trip from Tampa Bay

We are not big Disney people. Pre-kids there wouldn’t be a reason for either of us to do or even say anything Disney-related. At the same time, we weren’t anti-Disney either. We were just indifferent. However, we made the choice to do a Disney World Day Trip.  Kids Change Everything. As all you moms know, […]

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Hiking

Best Nature Hikes (For Every Age) In Tampa Bay

My family loves being outside! Living in the Tampa Bay Area, we have an embarrassing abundance of riches when it comes to outdoor experiencing. We playground it up on the daily, have water adventures on our sailboat, kayak, and SUP, and take hikes and walks together whenever possible. Now you may be thinking, Florida is […]

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Oh, The Places You’ll Go (With A MOSI Membership)

Last summer, I had the brilliant idea of purchasing a Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) Explorer Membership under the auspices of learning about science with my toddler. Truthfully, I got it to beat the heat on a 90+ degree day. Combine the hot weather with the need to get out with my then 3-year-old […]

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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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