My Week in Review- Dream Day, Disney, Wine in a Box and One Messy Toddler

I had quite an eventful week between a charity event and a Disney vacation! I'm back at home and catching up on things, so here's a few highlights from the past week -  ~~~~~ Dream Day with PRI Productions and Make-A-Wish foundation - This past week I suited up as Antiope and spent the day … Continue reading My Week in Review- Dream Day, Disney, Wine in a Box and One Messy Toddler

Watch out Betty Crocker!

My son surprised me by asking to bake cupcakes this week. He usually has no interest in helping out in the kitchen so I immediately dropped everything and got to baking! In full disclosure, I was doing yardwork and it was hot and any excuse to take a break sounded like an amazing idea. Trying … Continue reading Watch out Betty Crocker!

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

Surprizamals Set the Standard for My Toy Reviews

I ran across this old blog post from the very first free toys we were ever sent for a toy review- a box of Surprizamals eggs. I do sometimes do regular reviews, but more often than not, I work the review into a personal story about us testing out the product. It started with this … Continue reading Surprizamals Set the Standard for My Toy Reviews

The Library Makes Me Happy

Am I the only one who gets really excited when they walk in the library? Like seriously, I think I get a little tingly. There's just SO MANY BOOKS! Books about everything I could ever want to read about! And they're all FREE! It just makes me immediately happy. When I was little, I used … Continue reading The Library Makes Me Happy

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

Like a Toddler in a China Shop

In my big effort to "get out there and do stuff," I signed us up for a handprint ornament class at one of those make it and paint it pottery places. In other words, I took a toddler to a fragile land of no-no filled with colorful animals, flowers and even tanks and video game … Continue reading Like a Toddler in a China Shop

SAHM Life: It’s All About the Activities

Since I don't intend on just sitting around the house, I am on the hunt for activities for my son and I to do now that he is home with me. There's always the scramble to get the house/work/life stuff done, but I don't want him sitting around watching me try to get things done. … Continue reading SAHM Life: It’s All About the Activities