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Mini Golf Heavenly South Lake Tahoe California

Heavenly Mini Golf South Lake Tahoe

Mini Golf in Heavenly, which is a cool section of South Lake Tahoe in California right near the Nevada Border, is a fun way to spend the day. We were lucky enough to meet up with some cousins who are a little older than our kids, but get along great! So what better way to…

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Fun Things to Do in Surprise!

As a resident of Surprise, I’m always discovering new nooks and crannies of fun around our city. Here are some great places to go right here in Surprise! Indoor Places Luv 2 Play– Reems and Bell- This highly anticipated indoor play area opened in 2017 to much fanfare. Luv 2 Play is not only a…

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Deer Valley Airport Restaurant

Having friends in town means showing them a good time. Having friends that have boys the same ages as mine means it better be active and fun! We started our morning at Buffalo Ridge Park in North Phoenix, which is just about 3 miles away from Deer Valley Airport and Restaurant! Deer Valley Airport was…

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Westgate Splash Pad-Glendale

After a few days of being caught in the house, I finally took 2/3rds of my child clan to Westgate for their splash pad. We had gone to Westgate many times, but usually the weather wasn’t quite right for splashing. Actually, the last time we were at Westgate was when I ran the IMS half…

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Bicentennial Park-Surprise

Bicentennial Park is in the North part of Surprise right off of Grand Avenue. 16705 N. Nash Street. As I drove into the parking lot, I realized why I hadn’t done a review on this park yet-it’s not really little kid friendly. Although the 5 year olds can’t fit in the baby swings they have here,…

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Monroe Park-Peoria

On our Park Hop day, we were also looking for the Park I was told about by a reader on 91st and Olive, but I found Monroe Park. I’m not sure if this was the one, but it was an awesome park anyhow. Monroe Park is at 8820 W Monroe Street in Peoria and has…

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Bill Gentry Park-El Mirage

I decided that I wanted to try a different library this past Monday, so my kids and I dropped off our books that were due at the Northwest Regional Library and went to the Hollyhock Library. I couldn’t find out about the hours, so we just gave it a try. Hollyhock Library is closed on Mondays,…

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Aleppo Park-Litchfield Park

Update 2017**  It’s sometimes fun going back to a park that you haven’t been to in..gasp almost three years..and seeing how it has changed. And how my kids have changed! Oh my goodness. So, we went back and the shade and bathrooms are still the same, but the play structure is a different one…and there…

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Desert Botanical Garden

Check out our post on the Electric Desert Show at Desert Botanical Gardens at Night (2018)   I had heard through the grapevine and doing multiple Google Searches that the Desert Botanical Garden offers free admission on the second Tuesday of every month, and indeed, that is true! So off we headed in our money…

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Goodyear Community Park

My family and I had passed the Goodyear Community Park many times on our way to Babies/Toys R Us in Goodyear and finally we had the opportunity to check out the park! We went right after a rain storm so there were a few puddles and trees down, but what a beautiful park! Right off…

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Sunset Park-Peoria

I have wanted to visit Vistancia in Peoria for a while, so when the opportunity to meet a friend there came up, off we went to visit Sunset Park. I was driving to the park and instead of turning in the park’s parking lot, I turned into Vistancia’s club house, which looked absolutely gorgeous from…

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West Wing Park-Peoria

A few days ago I had a house showing up in the West Wing Area of Peoria (I’m also a REALTOR®!) and I was early so I took a look around at the area. I found West Wing Park off of Pleasant Valley Parkway and I can’t wait to go back with the kids-and a…

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Asante Park-Surprise

  Asante is happily booming and building again! We are happy to see that new neighbors and people will be around this park! There are a lot of trees and shade, and Ramadas and benches near the playgrounds.       This is the “Toddler playscape” for agres 2-5. There sand all around it so…

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Kierland Commons-Splash Pad

Kierland Commons no longer has a splash pad-2018 Kierland Commons Splashpad is no longer available! Check out Scottsdale Quarter nearby! I had looked at AZ Central’s “Best Splashpads” in Phoenix to find a lot of the ones that I have gone to, and Kierland Commons was our next stop. While AZ central shows you where…

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Phoenix Zoo (at night)

Our Family did the “Prowl and Play” at the Phoenix Zoo on August 9th (the last one of the season).But don’t worry, there are TONS of other activities at the zoo that you can do too! Luckily there are TONS of signs directing you to the zoo on the roads to it. And, as you are…

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