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Tips for the Perfect Family Beach Day

Who doesn’t love the sand in their toes, the sun on their face and the smell of the fresh salty air? Whether you are going to the beach for a day or for a week, there are some things you need to know to make your beach trip a success! We have some fun tips

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Preparing Your Family for Hurricane Season

Preparing your family for hurricane season is here! Florida hurricane season runs from June 1 through the end of November, with the high season occurring in August and September. Before the Storm Bill Quinlan, a meteorologist on WCJB TV20’s weather team, insists that although North Central Florida may not see a lot of hurricane action,

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Sidewalk Chalk: Creativity Without The Mess!

Sidewalk chalk! The ultimate crafting medium that isn't super messy and can wash off of ~pretty much~ anything! Here are some crafts that involve sidewalk chalk to keep your kiddos busy if they are bored from all this social distancing! Gather Your Supplies! Glitter Sidewalk Chalk Colorations Sidewalk Chalk Crayola Washable Chalk Draw Yourself Challenge

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Beach Safety Tips for This Summer

The beach can be a wonderful place to relax and unwind with the family, but it is always best to learn and practice beach safety to make sure your vacation goes on without a hitch! Here are some things to keep in mind when visiting the beach! First Aid Kit It is always good to

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Gainesville Memorial Day Events and Activities

With Memorial Day weekend approaching, we have put together a list of Gainesville Memorial Day events and activities! Florida Folk Festival Friday, May 24 -Sunday, May 2610 a.m.Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park This three-day event celebrates the music, dance, stories, crafts and food that make Florida the place we love! There will be

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The Annual Newberry Watermelon Festival is This Weekend!

The Newberry Watermelon Festival is an old tradition in Newberry, 79 years old to be exact! This year, the festival will held on  Saturday, May 18, as the small town comes together for the 79th time! At the Newberry Watermelon Festival, you can expect live entertainment, vendors, food trucks, kids' activities and lots of watermelons!

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Jazz Up Your Grilled Cheese For Grilled Cheese Day!

Friday, April 12 is National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day! Instead of celebrating with your basic go-to grilled cheese, try one of these recipes for a twist on a classic! Guacamole Grilled Cheese Servings: 4 For the guacamole 3 avocadoes, peeled and pitted 1 ½ teaspoons salt 1 lime, juiced 5 cloves garlic, minced 2 small

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