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World of Illumination Vs Zoomtown Lights at ISM Raceway

world of illumination vs zoomtown lights

I have had a lot of questions about this lately-Which light show should I go to, Vicki? Just like my “Which Zoo should I go to post? (Wildlife World Zoo vs Phoenix Zoo), I decided that I should give you guys a comparison post so that you could make the decision for yourself! This year,…

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Mellow Mushroom High Street Phoenix

mellow mushroom Phoenix

After hitting MacDonald’s Ranch , we were craving a sit down meal for my mother in law’s birthday. We picked Mellow Mushroom at High Street in Phoenix because of it’s proximity and its menu selection online. The High Street area of Phoenix is considered part of Desert Ridge. There are shops and restaurants on the…

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The Cloud Kiwanis Park Tempe

kiwanis park the cloud

The Cloud at Kiwanis Park Tempe is the newest Splashpad, and it comes with much fanfare. If your kids like the sounds of Rainforest Cafe, they will love this fun rainstorm themed splashpad. At least desert kids can experience a rain storm, HA HA! One thing to note, this splashpad is at the north part…

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School Support Groups

school support

Going back to school can be stressful kids AND Adults, which is why I am listing School Support Groups! I am listing some of the PTO/PTA and Parent Groups that are available on Facebook. My hope is that this will help parents find the group or page on Facebook-and encourage communication and collaboration in times…

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Wet N Wild Vs Big Surf

Have you been to Wet N Wild or Big Surf? These two water parks in the Phoenix are well known for their rides, slides and wave pools! Many times, people love to have a comparison list to decide which park is better for their family! So, here is our list comparing Wet N Wild and…

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Fourth of July 2018

fourth of july events

Check out our list for 2019 Are you looking for a special to do for the Fourth of July with your family? Check out these fun and amazing events! Anthem Independence Day Celebration-41703 N Gavilan Peak Parkway July 3rd-6-10pm, Fireworks at 9:30 Food vendors, water slides, rides, inflatables Music, dancing Free admission and parking No…

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Dinosaur Events in March

Dino events in March

Do you have a child that loves Dinosaurs? Do you like Dinosaurs? There are so many different Dinosaur events going on during the month of March in the Phoenix area!

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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 acts out there, but this one has to be one of the best.  The amazing creators have included horses in a wildly athletic combination of flipping, strength and horse riding…

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Free Festive Fun 2017

Looking for 2018? Take me there! The Holidays are coming and sometimes you need to keep your kiddos busy, but don’t want to spend a lot of money! All of these events have free admission in the Phoenix Valley! There are so many free Christmas and holiday events in the valley, you will want to get…

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Sea Life Camp

Munchie was able to take part in an amazing opportunity, Sea Life Aquarium Camp! A full day “away from mom” (we homeschool) was different for him. The camp ran from 9am-3pm for a week and had classroom and Aquarium components, and they even took a field trip outside to the wash to take a look…

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Tempe Public Library

We LOVE our libraries! When we were hanging out on the East side, we had to check out this awesome library!   The easiest way to get into the lot closest to the library is off of S Rural Rd. We went around all the other buildings and found ourselves going through lots of different…

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Fun things to do in Tempe!

fun things to do in tempe

Legoland Discovery Center Located in Arizona Mills Mall, Legoland discovery center is great for all ages. There is plenty of space for your toddler or crawler to play amongst huge blocks, or even for your teen to go on a few rides. Personally, my husband and I LOVE the Kingdom Quest Laser ride! You can…

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Free Halloween Events for 2016 in and around Phoenix!

Trick or treating, trunk or treating and some fall festivals are FREE** (there may be a fee for some of the activities!). Children’s Learning and Play Festival–Westworld Scottsdale 16601 N Pima Rd Scottsdale October 1 2016 9am-4pm Free admission, parking is $5 Chalk Festival with kids area Entertainment and Speakers Children’s Learning information Play Palooza-kids…

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Fall Festivals and Halloween Events

Check out our 2019 post here Fall is not fall unless you go to a festival. Pumpkins, cooler weather (well, it is still Arizona, so maybe under 100!), corn mazes, and family fun are a must in the fall. There are so many farms in and around the valley that have great fall events, as…

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Big Surf Tempe

big surf

We were invited to a private party at Big Surf.   So, what we saw was an emptier version of what is probably the norm for the season, but it was really nice because I don’t really like crowds (I know, sounds crazy!) Big Surf is at 1500 N McClinton Dr in Tempe, and is…

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