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Sonrisa Park Scottsdale

Sonrisa Park in Scottsdale is right on the Phoenix border near the Paradise Valley Mall. The Sonrisa Park is maintained by the City of Phoenix,...

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The Awesome List of Train Parks

Who doesn’t love a train? There are so many cool small train parks in the Phoenix area. Without really taking a trip, your kids (and...

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Medieval Times Scottsdale

The long and eagerly awaited Medieval Times in Scottsdale has finally made its grand opening in 2019! Munchie and I were able to go with...

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Bowlero Scottsdale

Dimples wanted to go bowling for his birthday, and I figured a new place to go bowling was in order! We love our usual places...

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Glow Putt Mini Golf Scottsdale

When you are a mom, birthdays can be a trap. What do you do on your birthday when you have young kids? You go mini...

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Chestnutt Park Scottsdale

As we were looking up all of the splash pads we could hit on the east side of the valley, we found Chestnutt Park just...

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Cavalia Odysseo

Cavalia Odysseo

We had the amazing chance to have VIP tickets to Odyssey Cavalia in Scottsdale this past week. There are lots of different types of circus...

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Unicorn Cupcake Boutique Scottsdale

Unicorn Cupcake Boutique is closed as of March 2020 Are you looking for a fun place to have a birthday party, find some awesome unique...

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Four Peaks Mining Company

If you have walked past Four Peaks Mining Company in the OdySea Complex and peaked in but have been afraid to go in with your...

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Bumper Boats

Bumper Boats at OdySea

Have you checked out what will be the next coolest thing for your kids to do in the OdySea Complex in Scottsdale?

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Polar Play and Frozen Penguin Ice Cream-Odysea Complex Scottsdale

A few weeks ago there was a Groupon for Polar Play at the OdySea Complex in Scottsdale, so we had to check it out. Plus our...

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Scottsdale Quarter Splash Pad

Scottsdale Quarter is a very chic place, with some great boutique stores and of course the American Girl Store . And, there is also a free splashpad!...

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Butterfly Wonderland-Scottsdale

Since we went to the Odysea Mirror Maze years ago ( I can’t believe it-I was still carrying Dimples in a Bjorn back then!) and...

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Favorite Splashpads!

It is hard to name a few top splashpads in the Phoenix Area! There are so many, but these are our family’s favorite ones for...

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American Girl Scottsdale

If you were a gal that grew up in the 80s or 90s, you might have been lucky enough to have gotten an American Girl...

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