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Screen Free Week

Diary from a Screen Free Week 

Did you hear about this crazy social experiment called Screen Free Week!?? In case you missed it, it was May 1-7, 2017. I’m sure it will be back next year, so don’t worry you can ignore it then as well. My daughter’s school participated and I decided we would too, after all, it’s easier to try something […]

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Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

Putting Pinterest to the Test {Easter Egg Edition}

What is your Pinterest experience? Mine usually goes something like this: I want to make something with or for my kids, I have an idea, but need a little inspiration. Current example: Easter eggs. As a kid, we grabbed crayons, and store-bought dye had a blast coloring and dunking, and we were done. Of course, I have […]

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Garden Grow - Dig in the Dirt

Gardening Guide for Brown Thumbs

SPRING is HERE! Yes, I know, it has pretty much been here since Fall, but it is OFFICIALLY here now! And it is the perfect time to freshen up those flower beds. At this point you are probably assuming that someone who is writing about gardening knows A LOT about Horticulture, well you would be wrong. My husband […]

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St. Patrick's Day

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day In St. Augustine

The Luck of the Irish to you, especially since you live in St. Augustine! Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day is a week long celebration in the oldest city. There are lots of activities for the young and the old to enjoy. So put on your favorite green attire and your green beads celebrating the luckiest day […]

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Creative activities for kids in St. Augustine

Creative Activities for Kids — Art, Science, Theatre, and FUN! 

As a mom in St. Augustine for more than 14 years, I love finding new ways to keep my three children LEARNING while having fun! Recently, I’ve come across painting classes at the newly-opened Collaborative District, and hands-on arts and science workshops at tag! Children’s Museum of St. Augustine. Our tried-and-true family activity is seeing shows […]

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Dr Seuss Birthday

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss: Celebrating the Author that Shaped Our Childhoods

Through iconic stories like “The Cat and the Hat,” “The Lorax,” and “Oh, the Places You’ll Go,” Theodor Seuss Geisel – better known as Dr. Seuss – influenced countless generations with forty-six books for children. In honor of Dr. Seuss, March 2nd is declared Dr. Seuss Day, a full twenty-four hours to hear a Who […]

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