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

The Collection Obsession

When I was little (back in the 80s), the first thing I remember being obsessed with was my charm necklace. Or more specifically, the little charms that hook into the plastic chain link necklaces. The charms were everything from tiny unicorns to roller skates. I recall being quite the 3rd grade gangsta loaded down with … Continue reading The Collection Obsession

The Library Mystique

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! When I was little, I used to love to spend the entire … Continue reading The Library Mystique

The Hands On Adventure

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 The Hands On Adventure

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

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 It’s all about the activities