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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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Upgraded: Estrella Gymnastics in Goodyear

Estrella Gymnastics in Goodyear has reopened under new ownership and management in the same location. With 25,000 square feet of space, this gymnastics studio offers...

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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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Ultimate free summer activity guide

Free Summer Activities 2019

The Phoenix Valley has so many great opportunities for kids,teens and adults to have fun during the summer! Check out all of these FREE activities...

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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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Summer Travel-National Parks to Beat the Phoenix Heat

Summertime is coming, and you may be hoping to beat the Phoenix heat by traveling. We love to find different places to go with our...

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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

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...

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Cool Ideas when it’s hot outside

Even when it is hot outside, the kids still seem to have energy to burn while they are indoors. Of course, we don’t want them...

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