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Valentine’s Day in The Valley

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Whether Valentine’s Day means spending it with your spouse, your friends or your kids, we have lots of great ideas for you! Sometimes Valentine’s Day means preparing for the day with crafts and fun, or having a great romantic dinner. Check out this post full of ideas of where to go for everything Valentine’s Day…

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52 Things to do in 2020

It’s a whole new year! Are you ready? But, is it a beginning of a decade? Well, it is the beginning of the roaring 20s! 🙂 We are putting together 52 places (one a week) for you to check out with your family this year! Start your year off with exercise at Great Skate in…

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Nutcracker-Symphony Hall, Phoenix

nutcracker symphony hall

There are many places to see the Nutcracker during the holiday season in Phoenix. We were lovingly taken to Ballet Arizona’s Nutcracker by our family this holiday season. Our daughter, Giggles, has been dancing for a few years and is obsessed with everything dance. Symphony Hall is tucked into the Convention Center area in Phoenix.…

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New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day Fun for Families

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For many families, the idea of staying up late for New Year’s Eve might not be a great idea! Luckily there are plenty of activities to celebrate ringing in the new year (and decade) at a family friendly time! Happy Noon Year Celebration-Children’s Museum of Phoenix 215 N 7th ST Phoenix Ring in the New…

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Skate Westgate

skate westgate

My husband and I love to ice skate, and I will admit-he is a much better skater than I. I never officially learned to ice skate-I just learned to rollerblade and then went to ice skating. We had taken Munchie to ice skating lessons when he was three. And, when we moved here and had…

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Neighborhood Christmas Light Displays!

Neighborhood Christmas light displays

So many of our readers have been asking for us to put together some fabulous light displays. Where can you find Christmas light shows in neighborhoods that are great? Over the years, we have driven around and have seen some great displays too, but we are always checking out great neighborhoods that put together some…

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Phoenix Children’s Hospital Fundraiser

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You can drop off items at our office in Peoria at 9051, W Kelton Ln, Suite 2. Mondays-Fridays from 9am-5pm. Weekends and holidays we are usually closed, but you can call the phone number on the graphic to see if there are any other times someone might be at the office or if there is…

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SRF Balloon Spooktacular

SRF Ballloon Spooktacular

The Salt River Fields Balloon Spooktacular is an annual event that happens each year the weekend before Halloween. The Balloon Spooktacular is held at a large field near Great Wolf Lodge and Medieval Times between North Pima Road and Talking Stick Way. It is a very family friendly event, with it really drawing a crowd…

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Christmas & Winter Holiday Events 2019

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Want to know where to get pictures with Santa? We know where he will be! Ongoing events Westgate Skate Westgate November 8-12 Free Horse Drawn Carriage Rides Fridays an Saturdays November 29th and December 21st Lives Music Every Friday and Saturday Night Anthem Carefree-Desert Garden Glitters-101 Easy Street Carefree, AZ Nightly in December-January 5-10pm. Take…

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Where Can I get Pictures Taken With Santa in Phoenix?


Are you looking for your family pictures with Santa? We have tons of places listed so you can get your iconic pictures with the jolly old elf! If you are looking for fun Christmas or Holiday activities, we have those too! East Valley Carefree Breakfast With Santa-Sanderson Lincoln Pavilon Carefree Saturday December 7th from 9-11am…

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Veterans’ Day Events and Discounts!

Veterans' Day discounts

We love our Veterans! If you know our family, my husband is a veteran and so is my father. So, if you have a Veteran in your family, take advantage of these great deals on (or around) Veterans’ Day 2019. We also recommend to always ask for a Veteran’s Discount throughout the year. Home Depot…

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Prego Expo Giveaway

prego expo giveaway

The Prego Expo is coming to Phoenix October 26th at the Phoenix Convention Center. It will be held at 100 N 3rd Street. General Admission is $15 before the show and $18 at the door (day of show). 12 and under are free. VIP Admission is at 11am and General Admission is 11:30am. Event End…

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Free Halloween Events and Trunk or Treats!

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Looking for Which Pumpkin Patch is Right for your Family? Or, what other fall festivals are going on? Check out our other post! October 27th Halloween Event Cabela’s 9380 W Glendale Ave 12noon Halloween Photo with Peanuts gang, Ring toss, costume parade, ring toss Annual Family Fun Halloween Bash-OdySea 9500 East Via De Ventura Scottsdale…

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Spooky Events at Maricopa Parks

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These Maricopa parks are having some great “Halloween” and Spooky programming for families! If you are looking for something fun for the family, check out these parks for the wonderful programming around the valley! Entrance fee per vehicle for the Maricopa parks is $7 for a regular automobile. Halloween Spooktacular-Estrella Mountain Regional Park-14805 W Vineyard…

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