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Why We Celebrate No-Birthday-Party Birthdays

My son turns 8 this March. With eight years of birthdays, you’d think we’ve had our share of sugar-fueled, bounce-house, wrapping-paper-blizzard birthday parties. It’s a rite of passage for every family, after all. Part of the parenting puzzle. But you’d be wrong. To date, we’ve had exactly one birthday party that involved our son inviting […]

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6 Healthy Valentine’s Day Snacks for Kids

Valentine’s Day is usually celebrated with lots of sweet treats. Every store is stocked with a variety of chocolates, cakes, candy and cookies. It can be a challenge finding a nutritious substitute perfect for Valentine’s Day. If you’re looking for a healthy alternative for your child, I can help.  Here’s six simple but nourishing snacks […]

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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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New Year's Eve in Tampa Bay

Kid-Friendly (and Kid-Free) Guide To New Year’s Eve in Tampa Bay

Happy 2018! While you polish those resolutions and get ready to make the most of the year ahead, let’s send the old year out with a bang! From kid-free to kid-friendly, here’s a look at things to do on New Year’s Eve in Tampa Bay. Date Night If your idea of New Year’s Eve is […]

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25 Books Celebrating the Wonder of Christmas

25 Books Celebrating the Wonder of Christmas

It’s no secret my family reads extensively. I’ve previously written about our love of the written word in a couple of other TBMB posts, but wintery and Christmas books are my FAVORITE books of them all. I love spending our Florida Christmases wearing shorts and a T-shirt while curling up with a good book surrounded […]

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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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2017 Guide to Holiday Events and Shows in Tampa Bay

2017 Guide to Holiday Events and Shows in Tampa Bay

Holiday Events Winter Village | November 17, 2017 – January 5, 2018 | Curtis Hixon Park, Downtown Tampa Go skating on a real ice rink, see holiday movies on the lawn on select Fridays and Saturdays, take holiday streetcar rides, visit the Winter Village Shops and Cafe at Winter Village, see the City of Tampa […]

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