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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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Arizona Grand

Arizona Grand Resort

The Arizona Grand Resort is located near Arizona Mills Mall, and some of our favorite destinations: Legoland Discovery Center and SEALIFE Aquarium. Arizona Grand Resort...

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Crayola Experience

Crayola Experience Chandler

Any child of the 1980s will know Crayola Crayons, Markers, water paints or colored pencils. I think the brand was etched into our lives as...

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Urban Air Adventure Park Goodyear

Urban Air Adventure Park has a lot to offer. As you may remember, we went to review the location in Ahwatukee a while ago and...

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Surprise Aquatic Center

Having three small kids at the pool is quite exhausting, but now that two of my three are good swimmers, I felt confident to take...

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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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Uptown Alley Surprise

Uptown Alley, located at Litchfield and Waddell Roads, is a great family fun location nearby! With a full restaurant, bar, pool tables, live  music (certain...

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Might Moo Ice Cream El Mirage/Youngtown (and truck too!)

Ice cream is an Arizona summer time staple. I’m pretty sure the calories just can’t count with the heat that we have during an Arizona...

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Big Surf Tempe

We were invited to a private party at Big Surf.   So, what we saw was an emptier version of what is probably the norm...

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Veramonte Splash Pad

Update 2019- Veramonte park replaced the strange “turn on” system that was in the floor with a pole with a button turn on. So much easier...

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Westgate Splash Pad-Glendale

[AdSense-A] 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....

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EC Street Playtown

This business is now closed.   I often breeze through Groupon, Living Social and Deal Chicken to see what place I will visit next (why...

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Sky Zone Peoria

While much of SkyZone is the same, there are few differences! Updated 2018! There is no more “Toddler” area like before at SkyZone. It has...

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OdySea Mirror Maze

OdySea Mirror Maze

Update 2018 for OdySea Mirror Maze Not too much has changed in the Mirror Maze since we went in 2014 (oh my gosh, 4 years...

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Makutu’s Island

A few Saturday’s ago, my hubby and I decided we would try Makutu’s Island. We had heard from a few people we know about it,...

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