What to Expect at WasabiCon: A Celebration of Pop Culture

I'm doing a panel this year at WasabiCon, based on one of my most popular blog posts, What to Expect at a Comic Con. It will be Saturday, 10/19, at 12PM in Programming A. Hope to see lots of people there, but if you can't make it and are wondering what the heck WasabiCon even … Continue reading What to Expect at WasabiCon: A Celebration of Pop Culture

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

A Different Sort of Yoga at SaltAer Circus Arts

As I was searching for an aerial yoga class near the beaches, I ran across SaltAer Circus Arts and was immediately intrigued. I grew up in Sarasota, home of Ringling Brothers, and the circus has always been close to my heart. My high school even had its own Big Top! So when I saw they offered … Continue reading A Different Sort of Yoga at SaltAer Circus Arts

Rocking those Leeloo Dallas Orange Suspenders 20 Years Later

A lot of my "over-40" cosplay choices are not quite the same as the characters I chose in my 20's. Add in the post-baby bod issues and an emphasis on family-friendly choices that cover most of my bits and that cancels out most the costumes from my 30's as well. But some costumes I just … Continue reading Rocking those Leeloo Dallas Orange Suspenders 20 Years Later

TPC, Yeah You Know Me – A Day at the Players Championship

We went to The Players Championship (TPC) on Friday and I couldn't resist a little Naughty by Nature reference! At least the 90s kids will get it... It's been years since I've gone and this year we got special passes from a friend who works for one of the sponsors. VIP baby! Woohoo! The pic … Continue reading TPC, Yeah You Know Me – A Day at the Players Championship

Week in Review: Allergies Suck, Family Foodie Fair, Storytime and Dress-Up Wholesale

This past week I discovered the hell that is seasonal pollen allergies, got back in the library for storytime, attended the Jax Moms Blog Family Foodie Fair and we played dress-up thanks to DressUpWholesale.com Week in Review: February 18 - 24 News Flash: I have a pollen allergy. I spent a miserable few days thinking … Continue reading Week in Review: Allergies Suck, Family Foodie Fair, Storytime and Dress-Up Wholesale

Tinkering around at Tinkergarten

Our adventure today was a Tinkergarten class, held at Cradle Creek Preserve in Jacksonville Beach, FL. Tinkergarten is an outdoor learning experience held at local parks, where kids 18 months - 8 years learn through play and exploring the outdoors. They have it set up in 43 states so far, so check out the website … Continue reading Tinkering around at Tinkergarten