Kathy K

Kathy K
Kathy’s family moved to Tampa when she was 5, and aside from a few years at the University of Florida (Go Gators!), she’s never lived anywhere else. She’s Irish by heritage, Greek by marriage, and mom to one brilliant little boy. She’s an avid sports fan and lived her Disney-geek dream as a member of the 2015 Disney Parks Moms Panel. A former TV producer and PR pro, Kathy now proudly sports the title of stay-at-home mom. Follow her sports-loving, Disneyfied, Tampa-centric antics on Twitter @kathyk671.
What is the Disney Parks Moms Panel?

What is the #DisneyMP – And Why Do You Need it in Your Life?

  When you're planning a visit to the Walt Disney World Resort, there are tons of details to keep track of. Between buying your tickets, deciding where to stay, planning your meals, packing your bags...
Florida's Back-to-School Tax Holiday Shopping Tips

How to Dominate Florida’s Back-to-School Tax Holiday

Who remembers the old Staples back-to-school commercial with the dad joyously collecting supplies while his sullen progeny trudge along behind him as "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year" plays in the background? It's the...
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The Life I Have Isn’t the Life I Wanted – And I’m So Glad

A recent Twitter discussion with someone who knew me IRL ("in real life," how hip am I?) many, many, many...actually more years ago than I care to admit...reminded me of my long lost dream...
15 Things to Do at Walt Disney World - Without Going to a Park

15 Things to Do at Walt Disney World:: Without Going to a Park

It's a fact of life for us budget-conscious Walt Disney World fans that our Florida Resident Seasonal (now Silver) Passes come with one big drawback: blockout dates. We're lucky to live here in Disney's extended...

Summer of Safety: A Parent’s Guide to Tampa Bay Swimming Lessons

Our thoughts are turning to ways to keep cool in the brutal summer heat to come. For most of us, that means taking a dip in a cool body of water. As a Florida girl,...
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How I Got My Kid to Eat Squash – And Love It

It's a tale as old as time. Moms tell kids to eat their vegetables. Kids turn up their cute little noses at said vegetables. There are tears, reminders of starving children in remote corners...
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A “Berry” Good Time at the Florida Strawberry Festival!

At this time of year, my weekly grocery list almost always includes a pint or two of gorgeous Florida-grown strawberries. After all, the "Winter Strawberry Capital of the World," Plant City, is just a...

Tales of a 40-Something First-Time Mom

Not long ago, I had a semi-significant birthday. A "nine" birthday. Nine birthdays are like a commercial break in a horror movie. They leave you hanging on the edge of a precipice, wondering what's coming next...