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Tampa Bay Moms Blog - No-Birthday-Party Birthdays

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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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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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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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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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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