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Meatless Mondays

Is vegetarianism or veganism too much to ask of your meat-loving family? Try Flexitarianism – a growing trend of people with a loose loyalty to meat-free eating. This semi-vegetarian diet focuses on a vegetarian diet while allowing for occasional meat eating too. It is this concept, along with the well-known health and environmental benefits that […]

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Breakfast Cookies

If your house is anything like mine, breakfast is very rushed and frenetic. Its hard enough to remember backpacks, tooth and hair brushing, what to bring for show and tell and field trip forms – who has time to make a healthy and fulfilling meal? Written by Samantha Gotlib of Wholesome Tummies I have been […]

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New Kids On The Block

New Family-Friendly Businesses by Jennifer Hughes Little Pros Academy The Lake Mary Center is the first location in Florida. The unique curriculum includes a movement and sports program that introduces rhythm & dance, basketball and gymnastics to encourage a healthy lifestyle. Little Pros Academy’s décor is definitely worth scheduling a tour. The playground even has […]

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Thank God Our Kids Are Being Raised in a Bad Economy!

Buh-bye overindulged snotty brats. Adiós cell phones for toddlers. And see ya’ later overstocked playrooms. Written by Jason Skipper In case you haven’t been watching the news, there is a nasty little rumor circulating that our nation is choking on a financial crisis, meltdown, recession, tsunami (take your pick). You can blame the “evil” banks […]

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5-Star Summer Camps

Summer is quickly approaching. We’re here to help get your boredom-busting game plan together with our insider’s guide to the coolest camps Central Florida has to offer this year. So, bring on the summer – we’re ready! Written by Cris Phillips-Georg THAT’S A WRAP Give your resident Spielberg-in-training the experience of a lifetime at Enzian […]

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Queen of Versailles

In a town known for making “Dreams Come True,” it should come as no surprise that just outside the Disney gates a real-life fairytale exists, complete with a castle, king and queen. Jacqueline Siegel, well-known socialite, wife to David Siegel (the Westgate Resort timeshare mogul), and mother to eight children is building the largest home […]

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Culture Shock

OMA Orlando Museum of Art | Therman Statom exhibition | On view until May 10 2416 N. Mills Ave., Orlando, FL 32803 Josh Lyons, 6, College Park Wes and Willy Jeans, Monster Republic Jacket from Lulu Belle. Shoes from Tiny Toes. Anda Ariail of College Park See by Chloe Dress, Chanel Booties, M.C.L. Jewelry […]

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