The Day the Coronavirus Shut Down The PLAYERS Championship

This year our day at The PLAYERS Championship happened to be the ONLY day of TPC people got to see before it was shut down due to concerns over the rapidly spreading coronavirus. It was a beautiful Thursday afternoon and I'm glad I got one last day out before everything was shut down! We planned … Continue reading The Day the Coronavirus Shut Down The PLAYERS Championship

Travel Back in Time with Dinosauria at the Jacksonville Zoo

Dinosaurs roam the earth once again at Dinosauria, presented by Sonny's BBQ, on display until July 5th at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. The exhibit features more than 20 life-size prehistoric animals that move and roar as you make your way through a self-guided paleontological journey into the past. Dinosauria also spills out to the … Continue reading Travel Back in Time with Dinosauria at the Jacksonville Zoo

A Day of Play at the Greenhouse Playhouse in Jacksonville

There's a new place to play for the under five set, at The Greenhouse Playhouse in Jacksonville Beach, FL. We checked it out last week and had a pretty good time, from jumping in the ball pit to racing boats at the water table. It's a good place for the little ones to explore and … Continue reading A Day of Play at the Greenhouse Playhouse in Jacksonville

Welcoming Fall at Amazing Grace Family Farm Fall Festival

It may still be 90 degrees here in Florida, but that didn't stop us from enjoying the opening day of the Amazing Grace Fall Festival in Green Cove Springs, FL! With a crop maze, pumpkin patch, jump pad, corn crib and lots of farm animals and fun activities, it's a great way to celebrate the … Continue reading Welcoming Fall at Amazing Grace Family Farm Fall Festival

Urban Air is Worth a Trip Over the Ditch

I used to make fun of the whole "cross the ditch" phrase, but I get it now. Anything on the other side of the intracoastal feels like a million miles away when you live at the beach, so something has to be pretty good to make us drive over a bridge. Urban Air Adventure Park … Continue reading Urban Air is Worth a Trip Over the Ditch

May the 4th Be With You, Free Comic Book Day and Main Library ComicCon

Saturday was a busy day as May the 4th combined with Free Comic Book Day and we headed downtown to the Jacksonville Public Main Library to celebrate. May the 4th is also known as Star Wars day, while the 5th is unofficially Revenge of the 5th. What started as a pun, "May the 4th be … Continue reading May the 4th Be With You, Free Comic Book Day and Main Library ComicCon

Fun Day at Jacksonville Beaches Library ComicCon

For the past seven years, the┬áBeaches Library, located in Neptune Beach, FL, has thrown a ComicCon complete with comics, vendors, panels and cosplay. Each year it gets better and better! We had a great time this year doing all the kid's activities. The event is usually held sometime in April and is always free to … Continue reading Fun Day at Jacksonville Beaches Library ComicCon

Free Fun for Kids: Story Time at the Library

If you are looking for free activities for kids, always check out your local library! We've been going to storytime at our library since my son was a baby. Every library in Jacksonville has activities for children and I'm betting libraries all over the US have similar programs. If you are local, you can check … Continue reading Free Fun for Kids: Story Time at the Library

Free Home Depot Workshops for Kids

I got a neat homemade Valentine this year thanks to Home Depot and their free DIY workshops for kids! On the first Saturday each month, usually starting around 9 AM, Home Depot stores around the country offer a free building workshop for kids. In addition to their building materials, they also get an official orange … Continue reading Free Home Depot Workshops for Kids

The Panera Bread Bakers-in-Training Experience

Today we joined a group of friends to go behind-the-scenes at Panera Bread with their Bakers-in-Training program. It's a class designed for children 5-12, to introduce them to "kitchen essential and the fundamentals of baking." Or in our experience- how to look cute while wearing a chef hat, squish your dough too much and then … Continue reading The Panera Bread Bakers-in-Training Experience