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  • What to do with kids today: Model train rides, a family BBQ and Repticon

    What to do with kids today: Model train rides, a family BBQ and Repticon

    A family barbecue at the YMCA, an International Chidlren’s Day event in Miami and model steam train rides top South Florida’s family events today, along with the sure-to-be-incredible Cirque du Soleil show “Crystal” at the BB&T Center in Sunrise. “Crystal” has Cirque’s usual human-circus acts —...

  • Kids ride free on Brightline trains

    Kids ride free on Brightline trains

    Kids ride free on Brightline trains in South Florida thanks to a summer promotion. The deal is good through Aug. 31 on travel between Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. Two complimentary tickets for kids ages 12 and younger can be booked on each reservation with at least one adult ticket....

  • What to do with kids this weekend: Comics, Barbie tea, a new Cirque ice show

    What to do with kids this weekend: Comics, Barbie tea, a new Cirque ice show

    A Teen Comic Con, Tea with Barbie and a family barbecue at the YMCA top South Florida’s family events this weekend, along with the Cirque du Soleil show 'Crystal' at the BB&T Center in Sunrise.

  • Tell us: How do you protect against food allergies?

    Tell us: How do you protect against food allergies?

    A Weston teen died last month after taking a single bite of a cookie made with peanut products. It is a nightmare scenario not only for parents of children with several food allergies, but also for parents of non-allergic children who worry about unintentionally harming another child. Food allergies...

  • Breastfeeding model walks the runway at Miami Swim Week

    Breastfeeding model walks the runway at Miami Swim Week

    Instagram users are applauding Mara Martin, who walked in the 2018 Sports Illustrated Swim Search runway show on Sunday in a gold bikini while nursing her infant daughter, who also rocked a bikini for the runway at Miami Swim Week.

  • Florida teen with allergy dies after bite of Chips Ahoy cookie

    Florida teen with allergy dies after bite of Chips Ahoy cookie

    The mother of a Weston teenager who died after taking a bite from a Chips Ahoy cookie containing peanut butter is reaching out to fellow parents on Facebook to spread awareness about the brands’ packaging for cookies with allergens. Alexi Ryann Stafford, 15, was at a friend’s house June 25 when...

  • Freebie Friday: Free concert tickets from Ticketmaster, free health screenings, cheap gas cards

    Freebie Friday: Free concert tickets from Ticketmaster, free health screenings, cheap gas cards

    Happy Freebie Friday!  If you bought tickets on Ticketmaster.com between 1999 and 2013, you may be eligible for free concert tickets and discounts. I explain how to check.  Walmart is offering free health screenings and product samples at pharmacies on July 21.  At Publix, save $10 on gas cards...

  • Chick-fil-A to discontinue its annual freebie-filled cow calendars

    Chick-fil-A to discontinue its annual freebie-filled cow calendars

    Chick-fil-A is putting is cow calendars out to pasture. The promotional calendars, which offered 12 months of free food, went on sale in restaurants each November for $8 and were popular holiday gifts. The 2018 calendar was the 20th anniversary edition.  Customers who have the 2018 calendar may...

  • Half off Frappuccinos at Starbucks Happy Hour on Thursday

    Half off Frappuccinos at Starbucks Happy Hour on Thursday

    Cool off with a grande Frappuccino for 50 percent off at Starbucks Happy Hour on Thursday, July 19.  Snag the deal by signing up to get an invitation with a ring code to scan at registers and then stop in at participating shops starting at 3 p.m. Starbucks Reward members have already received invitations...

  • 20 percent off Ice Tea and Refresher drinks at Starbucks inside Target stores

    20 percent off Ice Tea and Refresher drinks at Starbucks inside Target stores

    Save on Starbucks Ice Tea and Refresher drinks at Starbucks shops inside Target stores.  Use a Cartwheel coupon in Target's free mobile app to get 20 percent off drinks to enjoy as you shop around the store. Find Cartwheel offers in the free Targe app, load the offers to your account and then show...

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