Geeking Out in Huntsville, AL

Last summer my son and I spent some time with family near Huntsville, AL. The pandemic has me missing our travels and I realized I'd never posted our tour of a few geeky Huntsville hotspots: Supper Heroes, Pints and Pixels and the US Space and Rocket Center. I was born in Huntsville, but moved to … Continue reading Geeking Out in Huntsville, AL

The Great Escape: My First Escape Room Experience

I've been wanting to try an escape room, but been a little hesitant because I was also a tiny bit worried it would trigger some anxiety episode. I'm happy to say not only did I survive without an anxiety attack, but I actually enjoyed my first escape room experience and want to do one again! … Continue reading The Great Escape: My First Escape Room Experience

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 Beaches 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

Georgia-Pacific, Doing More than Just Making Paper

* This post is sponsored by Georgia-Pacific; however, all thoughts and opinions are my own* This month I got to go on a unique field trip to see the behind-the-scenes operations at the Georgia-Pacific Paper Mill in Palatka, FL and learn about their positive impact in North Florida and their environmentally conscious efforts that led … Continue reading Georgia-Pacific, Doing More than Just Making Paper

From DragonCon to MommyCon

Since 2005, this time of year has meant one thing, and one thing only: DRAGONCON! From the first moment I stepped foot into the amazing costume/cosplay/fandom/craziness that is DragonCon, I felt at home. I remember checking into my hotel and immediately running up to my room to change into one of the many costumes I … Continue reading From DragonCon to MommyCon

May 5th – A Day of Comics and Margaritas

This Saturday is a double whammy of Cinco de Mayo and Free Comic Book Day! Many of you may be thinking “Woohoo! Margaritas! Now what’s this about free comics and why do I care?” If you have kids, drinking margaritas all day may not be the best way to celebrate May 5th this year. Ok, … Continue reading May 5th – A Day of Comics and Margaritas

Star Smores Cosplay at Star Wars Celebration 2017

We had a great time as Sesame Street Star Smores at Star Wars Celebration! It was Keelan's first time as a part of a big cosplay group. We got off to a bit of a rough start with our little Luke Piewalker, who was promptly renamed "Luke Crywalker":But then there was an attitude shift after … Continue reading Star Smores Cosplay at Star Wars Celebration 2017

Our Jekyll Island Adventure at JekyllCon

We spent the weekend on Jekyll Island, GA, for their 2016 Jekyll Island Comic Con. I was a cosplay guest so I had a table all weekend and Sean was on daddy duty. We did manage to break away on the last day and check out the famous Driftwood Beach, where they recently filmed some … Continue reading Our Jekyll Island Adventure at JekyllCon

The MegaCon Family Trip

This is going to be pretty short and sweet because I wrote a nice detailed wrap-up right afterwards, saved it as a draft and now that I am ready to post it has gone into the Internet black hole. Zero drafts saved. Nooooooooo. So here's the trip in a nutshell: nothing really went as planned, it … Continue reading The MegaCon Family Trip