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The Friendly Green Parrots around the Tampa Bay Area


The Friendly Green Parrots around the Tampa Bay Area Anyone familiar with these parrots that hang around the Tampa Bay Area? Or maybe the better question is, who isn’t familiar? 🦜 If you look up in the trees, or listen for them, they’re hard to miss! They may blend in with the trees a bit, but their [...]

The Friendly Green Parrots around the Tampa Bay Area2022-06-21T14:22:44-04:00

TreeUmph! Adventure Course in Bradenton


TreeUmph! Bradenton - Adventure Course! Published: 06/02/22 - Trying to add a few activities to for you to include in your summertime mix. A few days ago I added Vertical Ventures, a climbing studio for all ages, right here in St Pete. Next up is TreeUmph adventure course! Anyone familiar? 1400 Google Reviews with [...]

TreeUmph! Adventure Course in Bradenton2022-06-03T08:08:51-04:00

Clam Bayou in Gulfport and Floridania


Clam Bayou in Gulfport and Floridania Fest Happy Saturday! Before I dive into details on Clam Bayou Nature Preserve, keep today’s Floridania Fest on your radar. This is an an event for “all things vintage Florida”, with art, souvenirs, post cards and more! Floridania at Gulfport Casino The Floridania Fest ties in with my Gulfport [...]

Clam Bayou in Gulfport and Floridania2022-05-26T15:38:22-04:00

Lake Vista Park – Wheelchair Accessible Swing


New Wheelchair Accessible Swing at Lake Vista Park! Love it St. Petersburg Parks & Recreation! “This afternoon we celebrated the newly installed We-Go Swing at Lake Vista Park! The state-of-the-art swing, which is one of the first of its kind in Florida, provides opportunities for kids of all abilities to play together. The swing features [...]

Lake Vista Park – Wheelchair Accessible Swing2022-05-17T21:00:17-04:00

St Pete Park System is #1 in Florida


St Pete Park System is #1 in Florida and #14 in United States Saint Petersburg has the #1 park system in Florida and 14th overall in the United States, per latest ParkScore® report! Here are pictures from a few of the ones I’ve covered so far. Saint Petersburg Nature Parks are Incredible You know I [...]

St Pete Park System is #1 in Florida2022-05-15T09:34:47-04:00

St Pete Nature Photography


St Pete Nature Photography Happy Weekend, Everyone! Grateful to wake up every day in the Tampa Bay Area. So much to explore in a destination many book months in advance for their vacation. 🏝 Here's some St Pete Nature Photography to start your weekend! Congratulations to @Shan.Ski on Instagram and Ruth Young on Facebook for [...]

St Pete Nature Photography2022-05-15T20:02:27-04:00

Gulfport Activity Ideas for Families and Children


Gulfport Activity Ideas for Families and Children “Uh dad, little help please. You’re not taking a picture, are you?”. Continuing my Gulfport series, let’s discuss Gulfport activity ideas, specifically those that families and children might enjoy in this slice of ‘Old Florida’! Many Activity Options It’s clear that Gulfport has put significant thought into their [...]

Gulfport Activity Ideas for Families and Children2022-05-15T06:57:48-04:00

Gulfport Florida History – A Community


Gulfport Florida History - A Community Let’s talk about Gulfport! Who knows this charming waterfront city on Boca Ciega Bay? Our family loves this ‘Old Florida’ community for many reasons, plus it’s just 12 minutes from downtown St Pete! Colt and I will be sharing our deep dive of Gulfport over a series of posts, [...]

Gulfport Florida History – A Community2022-05-14T20:59:12-04:00

New Coffee Pot Swing and More


New Coffee Pot Swing, Banyan Trees, Pier Playground The new swing near Coffee Pot, the huge Banyan trees in North Straub Park, expansive playground at the pier and the Hangar Restaurant & Flight Lounge. All located within 5 minutes of each other! We live by what I’m told is the third largest, preserved, waterfront park [...]

New Coffee Pot Swing and More2022-05-14T20:49:13-04:00

Spring Themed Activity Suggestions


Spring Themed Activity Suggestions in St Pete A family with young children asked me for ‘Spring Themed Activity Suggestions’ in the Tampa Bay area for this coming week/weekend. She also said they’d like to see the Easter Bunny while they’re in town. I’d love to hear your suggestions on Facebook and Instagram! I’ll contribute a [...]

Spring Themed Activity Suggestions2022-05-14T16:15:55-04:00
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