10 Kid-Friendly Spring Break Ideas

10 Kid-Friendly Spring Break Ideas

Shelby County Schools Spring Break dates for 2018 are March 12 through 16, with most other area schools have breaks throughout March. If you’re looking for spring break ideas for kids, here are a few.

Here are a few that kids will love (click on the link to read my full post about each of these):
– Belly Acres and Sweet Noshings in Overton Square

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100 Things to do in Memphis over Spring Break

100 Things to do in Memphis over Spring Break

42. Let out your inner Picasso. Take your kids to The Art Project in Overton Square! They take care of clean up and you save your sanity!
43. While you’re in Overton Square, eat lunch at Belly Acres (local vegetable plate!) then get candy/ice cream/fudge/popcorn at Sweet Noshings
44. Stick your heads out of famous Memphians! (next to the parking garage at Overton Square)

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Your Guide to a Rockin' New Years Eve in Memphis

By day, pretty-as-a-picture Overton Square is where you take the kids for pizza or burgers, load up on candy at Sweet Noshings and play cornhole in the courtyard. Where you shop clothing boutiques and snap selfies with public art. By night, the scene shifts: couples and friends take over restaurant patios, sharing tapas and drinks. Live music pours out of Lafayette’s Music Roomand Zebra Lounge. This is the vibe come New Year’s Eve, when you can catch Memphis musicians in concert and the countdown craze outside, then take the party inside the Square’s restaurants, bars and music venues.  

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Local business owners prepare for Small Business Saturday

Local business owners prepare for Small Business Saturday

Small businesses are looking to make their mark during this year's holiday season. Locally owned businesses are pulling out the stops to lure customers inside their stores.

This Saturday marks the sixth annual Small Business Saturday and local shops, such as those in Overton Square, are preparing for the day that has become increasingly important to local economies across the nation.

"Being active on Small Business Saturday and every other day just stimulates your economy," Leena Mincey with Sweet Noshings said. "What it does is creates jobs for everybody."

At Sweet Noshings in Overton Square, customers can snag a sweet treat and hopefully a smile to go with it. That's something you might not get from a big box store.

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Overton Square in Memphis

Overton Square in Memphis

This time we’re heading over to Memphis! It’s Thanksgiving week, and I know everyone is going to be with friends and family! This means shopping and food will also be in the picture. Overton Square is a great place to go this holiday to do just that!

Overton Square brings together people of all ages to shop, eat, or be entertained in a relaxed yet sophisticated environment, all served with a side of authentic, Midtown Memphis.

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Get Corny: Memphis’ Gourmet Popcorn Shops

Get Corny: Memphis’ Gourmet Popcorn Shops

Overton Square’s resident sweet shop serves all the candy options you could ever want along with homemade ice cream. On top of all that, their popcorn stand is always rotating in new and exciting flavors like Birthday Cake, Muddy Buddy, Green Apple, and more, mixed in with classic flavor options like Caramel Corn and Cheddar. To see what unique concoctions they’ve come up with, visit their Facebook page to see their flavor offerings.

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With Love From Memphis: Valentine’s Day Gift Giving Guide

With Love From Memphis: Valentine’s Day Gift Giving Guide

It’s almost Valentine’s Day and you are wondering what to get that special someone. You don’t want to go with the same old chocolates and flowers. You want something that stands out, but you’re not sure what to get. Well, good news! We have some ideas for Memphis-themed gifts to get your bae for Valentine’s Day.

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