How Your Family Can Celebrate Energy Action Month with FPL

Before I get into this post, can we give a round of applause to our friends at Florida Power & Light Company (FPL)? This content may be sponsored, but they did a fantastic job getting power back in Boca Raton post-Hurricane Irma. I’ve never appreciated my A/C and pool pump more! Having electricity is honestly a cause for celebration. And after everything local families have been through this summer, I’m proposing a virtual toast. Join me in celebrating Energy Action Month with FPL!

Energy Action Month with FPL
Cheers! Photo by Sweet Memories Photography

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Trying for a Healthy Halloween this Year? Celebrate “GoGoWeen” with GoGo squeeZ

When you receive an Apple Pumpkin Spice Applesauce care package from GoGo squeeZ in the mail, as a mom…you get excited. Why? Because you finally realize there’s a healthy Halloween treat out there that your kid (and other kids) will actually LIKE. Dubbed “GoGoWeen”, this is the newest celebration in our Modern Boca household this year!


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There are Florida Prepaid Scholarship Opportunities? Best News Ever!

Let me tell you some fun facts about me. I love a good giveaway. And, I’ve happened to get pretty lucky lately. I’ve cleaned up with a free hotel stay, ballet flats and even a fitness tote. But if a giveaway is for something I truly NEED, then I love it even MORE. 😉 And this is a perfect example. Did you know that 10 Florida families will win 2 FREE years of college from the Florida Prepaid College Foundation? It’s launching its very own Florida Prepaid Scholarship Program!

Florida Prepaid scholarship

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Take Planning Your Family Vacation to the Next Level

When you hear the word “Expedia”, you immediately think vacation planning website, right? And why wouldn’t you? They’re the biggest travel company in the world, after all. Believe it or not, there’s an Expedia right here in Boca Raton…Expedia CruiseShipCenters that is! They have a brick and mortar storefront for all of your Boca Raton travel planning needs right in the Shoppes at Blue Lake(off of Yamato Road).

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My Family is Going Cuckoo for Disney’s COCO

I am so excited for this movie to come out! Disney•Pixar’s COCO is opening in theaters this Thanksgiving (November 22, 2017)! So, we thought it was time to share some fun activities your kids can do to celebrate this unique and exciting movie! You can download special Disney’s COCO coloring sheets, a maze and special hexaflexagon by clicking and printing the PDF images below.

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SOLD OUT: Mommy & Me at Grandview Prep Winter 2017 Registration

Modern Boca Raton Mommy and Me at Grandview Preparatory School is one of the hottest baby and toddler programs in town! Join us for our next two upcoming sessions!

#grandviewmoms Fall/Winter 2017 class registration and dates are below! PLEASE CALL 561-416-9737 ext. 1311 IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR EMAIL MICHELLE@GRANDVIEWPREP.NET

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Cruising on the Disney Wonder with a Preschooler: Hit or Miss?

Is a Disney Cruise for preschoolers? That was the question I seriously asked myself as I accepted Disney’s wonderful invite to the 2017 Social Media Moms Celebration. I mean, CLEARLY Walt Disney World parks are perfect for preschoolers (as we took complete and utter advantage of our annual passes in 2016).

But a cruise? And without my mom for travel backup? I figured we’d take a chance and give it a shot anyways…

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Faking “Fall” in South Florida…How to Do It!

It’s fall y’all! Even though it doesn’t feel like it when I get into my car mid-afternoon and it reads 100 degrees. I don’t know about you, but I am sooooo over this lingering summer heat! So this New Yorker is going to fake it till we make it! We’re officially in “fall in South Florida mode” here in our home, and you could be too!

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Halloween at the Y to Take Over Both Boca & Boynton Locations

There’s no shortage of spooky family fun in South Florida for Halloween this year! And, we’re so excited that the popular Halloween at the Y will be taking place over two days at its Boca Raton and Boynton Beach locations. This safe and fun family event will feature amazing costumes, decorations, activities and if you ask them– the MOST fun you will EVER have on Halloween!

The South Palm Beach County YMCAs will transform into  not-so-scary haunted houses. Children and their parents will be able to go trick-or-treating throughout while playing fun and festive games at different stops!

Halloween at the Y events* include:
  • Haunted Houses
  • Trick or Treating
  • Star Wars Jedi Training
  • Puppy Patrol Rescue Mission
  • Dance Party
  • Bounce Houses
  • Hay rides
  • Magic shows

DATES/TIMES: Boynton Beach- 10/20; Boca Raton- 10/21. Both events run from 6:30-9:00 p.m.

COST: The advanced ticket cost to attend Halloween at the Y is one bag of candy/per person if you are a member and $5 per adult/$15 per child if you are not. The $5 per adult/$15 per child fee applies to members if they purchase tickets on the event day. Non-members must pay $5 per adult/$20 per child on the day of the event.

Bring your candy or purchase tickets at the Front Desk of your local Y! This is a SAFE event for the whole family to enjoy together. For more information, please call your local branch:

DeVos-Blum Y in Boynton – 561-738-9622

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Peter Blum Y in Boca – 561-395-9622


Hope to see you there!

Halloween at the Y

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