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Family Fun Day at CREW Cypress Dome Trails

CREW Land & Water Trust will hold its first annual Family Fun Day on Saturday, April 8 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the CREW Cypress Dome Trails, located at 3980 Corkscrew Road, Immokalee, near the Estero border. The Family Fun Day will take place in an open field near the trailhead with ample parking for guests. Adults and children can …

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How to Add a Touch of Elegance to Your Traditional Holiday Meal

If you are hosting a holiday dinner, you may be wondering how to make the meal unforgettable this year, as the food and drink is undoubtedly the centerpiece of the holiday. “While staples like turkey and stuffing will always have a place at the table, don’t be shy about taking a cue from classic French dishes and dining style to …

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Burgers are a Favorite for Fourth of July

This Fourth of July holiday, families across the country will be gathering around the grill and at the picnic table to enjoy burgers, steaks and other cookout favorites in celebration of America’s independence. According to a Beef Checkoff survey, nearly two-thirds of consumers plan to grill or eat beef during the Independence Day weekend. Beef is the top pick for …

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Classic, Cool Family Fun

Summer is the season when many of the best childhood memories are made. That’s why introducing future generations to treasured pastimes is an ideal way to ensure classic summer moments live on for years to come. Though the world has changed over the years, the simple pursuits of summers past can and should still live on. The long, warm days …

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Father’s Day Deals in SWFL

Father’s Day Dining Deals: Here’s a look at some of the special dining deals happening around town:http://newspr.es/1Gg76SC by News-Press.com Applebee’s: Is offering a FREE $10 gift card when you buy $50 worth of gift cards. Baskin Robbins: To celebrate all things dad, Baskin Robbins has designed some special cakes, including “The Cold One”, which is one as a frothy beer …

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Kids Bowl Free

Select bowling centers and schools around the country are participating in the first ever Kids Bowl Free program. This program is designed by bowling centers to give back to the community and provide a safe, secure, and fun way for kids to spend time this summer. Children whose age does not exceed a limit by a participating bowling center are eligible to …

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Enjoy summer fun in the pool – without the harsh effects of chlorine

(BPT) – This summer your kids will be spending every day in the backyard, having a grand old time splashing around in the pool. You’ll probably spend some quality hours in your pool as well, cooling off when the weather gets hot and enjoying the beautiful summer days. The only concern you have is about the chlorine, which can cause …

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Dinner with the Family: It’s More Important than you Might Think

When was the last time you had dinner with your family? It is the meal we often skip because we work late, the kids have sporting events or we get tired from daily activities. But, skipping dinner with the family is detrimental to the family dynamic. Family dinners are more than just a meal. It is about the only time …

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Create a Drive In Movie at Home

We love to take our boys to old fashioned diners, classic car shows, and introduce them to oldie but goodie toys like Lincoln Logs.  In our opinion, sometimes nothing can beat the good old days. So we brainstormed a way to bond as a family through one of our favorite childhood experiences:  Going to a drive in movie. Since drive …

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Planning for your trip to Disney

Are you planning a trip to Disney? Below are my tips and tricks that I have compiled from several mommies (including myself) that have made frequent trips to Disney World. Living in Florida, we have the luxury of going to Disney as a fun weekend adventure, so have tested out these tips more than once! I hope they help you, …

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