We Tried a Candy Making Class at Sweet Pete’s

We recently tried a candy making class at Sweet Pete's in downtown Jacksonville and had fun getting messy with chocolate and stuffed with sweets. We signed up for the Candy Apple class, but due to a mix-up and apple shortage we ended up doing the Smashing Pumpkins class. No complaints from the 5-year-old about the … Continue reading We Tried a Candy Making Class at Sweet Pete’s

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

What to Expect at WasabiCon: A Celebration of Pop Culture

WasabiCon started in 2012 and is now the longest running pop culture convention in Jacksonville, FL. It's a two-day weekend event usually held near the end of October. The name may lead you to believe it's all about anime, but it covers all the fandoms and you'll find a little bit of everything related to … Continue reading What to Expect at WasabiCon: A Celebration of Pop Culture

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

Week in Review: Baby Fish, Kids Hands On Museum, Chocolate Cookies and Sprinkles and Wishes

We had an amazing trip to LEGOLAND last week and came home to a pond full of baby fish! We also made Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies, visited the Jacksonville Hands-On Children's Museum and did an unboxing for a fun box of stickers and goodies from Sprinkles and Wishes.  Week in Review : July 6 - … Continue reading Week in Review: Baby Fish, Kids Hands On Museum, Chocolate Cookies and Sprinkles and Wishes

Dining Out With Kids: I Don’t Want You to Sit Next to Me Either

The other day on Facebook a friend of mine mentioned how she hates to be seated next to a family with small children when she's looking forward to a nice quiet dinner. Oh really? Like anyone wants that? It may be my own small child but I don't want to sit next to him either. … Continue reading Dining Out With Kids: I Don’t Want You to Sit Next to Me Either

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

An Adventure at the Hands On Children’s Museum in Jacksonville

Our toddler adventure for today was at the Hands On Children's Museum in Jacksonville, FL. I went in expecting it to be on the science-y side, but it ended up being more like a museum of real life.  There was a grocery store, bank, veterinarian, cafe, theater, etc. I'm not really sure where the "museum" part … Continue reading An Adventure at the Hands On Children’s Museum in Jacksonville