Around The Bay – Kid Friendly Weekend Events (Aug. 1-3)

August 1-3 Tax Free Back to School Shopping A friendly reminder that the state legislature has once again approved a “Sales Tax Holiday” from August 1st through August 3rd. During this holiday period, Florida law directs that no sales tax or local option tax will be collected on purchases of: Clothing, footwear, and certain accessories […]

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4 Tips for Planning a Staycation on Clearwater Beach

4 Tips to Plan a Staycation on Clearwater Beach

Loving where you live is kind of like loving your spouse.  When you don’t spend time together you begin to take each other for granted. Just like marriage, it is easy to begin taking each other for granted after several years.  You remember when you first fell in love? You were eager to learn everything […]

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Body Back Week 5: Who Is This Family?!

It’s 6:00 AM when the alarm goes off. I bolt up from my sleep. Uggggg, I’m late for my 5:30AM Body Back workout! How did I sleep in? Maybe I hit snooze in my sleep? But before I can drop my feet to the ground, something really strange happens. My husband, Eli, who’s usually doesn’t […]

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Around The Bay – Kid Friendly Weekend Events (July 26, 27)

Saturday, July 26 It’s National Day Dance! Celebrate with people across the country and DANCE!  The Dizzy Feet Foundation is proud to present the official 2014 “Everybody Dance” routine, choreographed by SYTYCD co-creator, executive producer and judge Nigel Lythgoe. Watch and learn as Lythgoe and director/producer and “So You Think You Can Dance” judge Adam […]

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Love Books? Join the Club!

TBMB is starting a Book Club!! Get Excited, Moms!! As we are all busy, we will try not to be too aggressive on the timeline. You can expect to see a weekly blog with a few thoughts as well as questions to get discussions started. Participate as much as you like! We hope to create […]

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Corbett Prep Shines Bright

When my editor asked if any of the TBMB writers would like to tour Corbett Preparatory School of IDS, a local independent school in Carrollwood for grades PreK3-8, I was the first to volunteer. I’ll admit my eagerness to visit was a bit self-serving though. Ever since moving to Tampa a little over a year ago, […]

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Birthday Party Playdate Recap

Tampa Bay Moms Blog recently hosted our one year birthday party at AirHeads Trampoline Arena. We can’t thank the Tampa Bay community enough for your readership and support over the past year that has helped to make Tampa Bay Moms Blog a success! We have posted over 500 articles in the past year including topics […]

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Body Back Week 4: The Workout That Changed My Life

Oh, I KNOW about losing weight. Trust me, I do. I’m actually pretty good at it . . . mostly because I’ve had a lot of practice. It started with losing the freshman 15 that I picked up after my first year of college. Then I did it again just in time to be my sister’s […]

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What do YOU love about Florida? #FLfavorites

We are so excited to tell you about an easy and fun way to help Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful and Tampa Bay Watch! Both organizations depend on volunteers and local support to help keep Tampa’s neighborhoods, parks, and waterways clean and to restore and protect the natural beauty of Tampa Bay. They provide environmental education and volunteer opportunities that […]

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Screen Time Tips with Teens

In today’s world, most of us are attached to a screen at all times. Many things we need for daily life include a screen such as a computer, tablet and mobile phone. How much time are your teens spending behind a screen? It is recommended to have no more than 2 hours of screen time […]

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Popsicles – A Crafty Treat

Homemade popsicles. They’re easy to make, they stir up the kids’ creative juices and the finished product tastes great! Has anyone else seen those amazing popsicle photos and recipes on Pinterest? I don’t know about you, but Pinterest can make me feel pretty lame as a mom. All those crafty, do-it-yourself projects and recipes. I mean seriously […]

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From Uniforms to Devastation

I like to dress up. I work at Channel 13, and to be honest, if you’re not on camera you could really get away with wearing anything – as long as no inappropriate body parts are hanging out. However, I always lived by the motto “dress for the job you want, not the job you […]

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