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Thanksgiving Activities & the Yoga Joint

Hi! What a great holiday weekend it was! The Children's Programs were a big hit with everyone at the resort. We played Bingo, had a Circus Night, a Farm Animal Night and a Mexican Fiesta. Each night there was a complimentary dinner provided for the kids, followed by plenty of fun activities to take part in. We took lots of pictures so you can see how much fun we had! On Thanksgiving itself, I started my day by taking all four of my kids to the Yoga Joint ...

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Some Teenage Friends Arrive for the Holiday

Hi! So excited to visit with our teenage guests and see what is going on in their lives. These young people have been coming to Lago Mar since they were born! I have literally watched them grow up and my kids get so excited when they know that their "teenage Lago Mar friends" have checked in. One of these families actually came to my house for Thanksgiving last night! Deb

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A Group Meal and Glow Sticks

Hi! I had an amazing time at the resort Friday night. A group of us went over for some cocktails at The Promenade Bar and then dinner on the Sea Grape Terrace. While the adults were socializing and listening to our wonderful guitarist on the lagoon island, the kids were playing on the playground and meeting friends. At one point Demi asked me if she could buy a round of virgin pina coladas for her new friends. We know she definitely has the ...

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Holiday Season 2013 at Lago Mar

Hi! There is a lot of great value in staying at Lago Mar Resort over during this holiday season, especially for families. Over Thanksgiving, parents and kids have plenty to enjoy: Tuesday, November 26, 2013: Bingo Night, including pizza and a make your own ice cream sundae station Wednesday, November 27, 2013: Farm Animal Night, including a barbeque for all Thursday, November 28, 2013: Thanksgiving Dinner, a festive meal of traditional fare prepared by Chef Phil and his staff Friday, November 29, 2013: Circus Night, ...

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Hurricane Tyra Black comes to Lago Mar

Hi! On Saturday Demi hosted one of her best friends, Hurricane Tyra Black (currently Top ranked under-12 player) for some tennis, swimming and, of course, lunch at Lago Mar! They had a blast! They were so sweet to also include Danielle all day. Of course, the moms had fun, too. We might have tried a margarita while we were watching the girls play! Deb

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Grouper, Key Lime Pie & Tennis Success

Hi! Over the weekend I had the most delicious dinner at Acquario with some of Demi's tennis friends and their parents! I tried Chef Phil's Special that night, which was pan flashed grouper with ginger tomato jam and sweet plantain coconut risotto. It was incredible! Then, for dessert, I tried the Key Lime Pie, a South Florida staple. Ours though, at least in my opinion, is the best in the world! On a totally separate subject, Demi placed 4th in the main draw of ...

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Cirque Du Soleil’s Quidam – Mesmerizing

Thursday night I accepted an amazing invitation from a very generous family for me and the kids to sit in a skybox and watch Cirque Du Soleil's Quidam at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL. It was absolutely one of the best nights ever. The show was beautiful and the kids, as well as adults, were mesmerized by the strength and flexibility of the performers! I love living in Fort Lauderdale and being able to see shows like Quidam! Deb

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Another Great July 4th at Lago Mar

Hi! It was another great July 4th at Lago Mar. Last night was so much fun! The weather was so perfect all day and throughout the evening until right after the fireworks, when it began to rain... perfect timing. I took my kids over in our golf cart, which was very festive looking... and we had an awesome dinner at Acquario. Chef Phil really outdid himself last night with an incredible buffet. I heard lots of members and guests commenting ...

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New Lilly Pulitzer Bag at The Resort Shop

Hi! I found the most beautiful bag in The Resort Shop yesterday that I just had to have! It looks a lot like Missoni but it's actually Lilly Pulitzer! I have received so many compliments already. I snapped  a picture of Amber modeling it before I took it for myself. Amber is a BIG part of the Lago Mar Family and has been for a long time - 14 years. She has worked in The Spa, as well as down on the ...

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Acquario’s New Menu is a Huge Hit

Hi! I just wanted to get back to you about my awesome dinner in Acquario a few days ago. The kids and I had a great time trying a few of the new items on the menu. I ordered the Rock Shrimp Mac & Cheese and it was incredible! The combination of white cheddar, gruyere, and gorgonzola was so delicious. One of my kids tried the Hanger Steak & Caprese Salad which has tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, blue cheese, tomato vinaigrette, blackberry ...