Our Summer Camps and Vacation Bible Schools Directory!
Check out these themed camps, including tons of sports, theatre, horsemanship, kayaking and more!
Jax Riverside Arts Market, Hemming Park and The Landing provide family fun
See pics of Jax's newest playground and find out what makes Riverside Arts Market kid-approved!
Sweet Pete’s candy shop offers delicious fun at new downtown Jax location
Sweet Pete's has found a new sweet spot to offer its candy, classes and parties in Jax.
Party Bounce Play: More than just a name change for Fernandina’s indoor play place
New manager has "cleaned house" to give families a better experience.
Villa Villekulla Toy Store opens on downtown Fernandina’s 2nd Street
The local-owned shop offers unique, hand-picked toys at a surprisingly affordable price.
Review: St. Marys Steam Locomotive Express
For the past year, our region has enjoyed a rare treat - the St. Marys Express - which offers family-friendly,… [more]
Let’s Roll Entertainment now open in Yulee
Yulee's new indoor play zone features games, bounce houses, an obstacle course and more.
Kid Friendly Back to School Meal Ideas from Mrs. V
The back to school rush can be tough on all of us - and figuring out what's for breakfast, lunch and… [more]
Recipe Time with Mrs. V: Red, White and Blue Desserts!
Make a delicious red, white and blue dessert: mini pies, or S'mores Firecracker cookies. Yum!
Review: The Thirsty Monkey is a great spot for coffee, treats and fun in Kingsland
Kingsland Parents have a secret hangout when they need a break, but now their secret is out! The much-adored… [more]
This Week’s E-Newsletter
This week there are several ways to observe Memorial Day weekend in a way that will leave a meaningful impression on your kids: reenactors at Fort … [Read More...]
It's hard to believe summer camps are already being planned for the end of the school year, but it's true! Our region offers an incredible number of … [Read More...]
Every summer, local movie theatres offer seriously cheap movie matinees featuring kid-friendly favorites. The popular movie specials are back, and … [Read More...]
Fernandina-based Surf Asylum and Waxhead Sun Defense Foods have joined forces to organize the inaugural Coastal Crusaders Beach Clean Up, a grassroots … [Read More...]
Bowling alleys throughout the nation -- including Yulee's Nassau Bowling Center -- are participating in a summer program that lets kids bowl two games … [Read More...]
Fernandina Beach mom Anna Battista - a great researcher and "explorer" who helps keep Mamamelia … [Read More...]
Sweet Pete's is a fabulous local candy shop that makes amazing, homemade sweets right in … [Read More...]
If you always loved taking your kids to the former Fernandina Party n Play, don't worry: all your … [Read More...]
Downtown Fernandina Beach has a brand new toy store. Villa Villekulla neighborhood toy store is … [Read More...]
For the past year, our region has enjoyed a rare treat - the St. Marys Express - which offers … [Read More...]
Children in Yulee can bounce, enjoy games like foosball and air hockey, and build stuffed animals at … [Read More...]
My 4-year-old held a spraying sea squirt, eyeballed a blue-eyed sea robin … [Read More...]
Kingsland Parents have a secret hangout when they need a break, but now their secret is out! The … [Read More...]
One of my favorite childhood memories is going blueberry picking with my grandfather. He was … [Read More...]
After 5 long years of planning and fundraising, Pirate Playground officially opened "for business" … [Read More...]
The third annual Divas' Day Out was a great success, attracting 100s of people and raising just … [Read More...]
Take a look at just a few of the pictures from a Fizikly Fit Kidz class with Coach Dawn Williams, … [Read More...]
Our family was treated to VIP treatment at LEGENDS - Barnum & Bailey and Ringling Bros. show, … [Read More...]
It was a suitably cool Saturday evening when my husband and I surprised our children with a ride … [Read More...]
For the Mamas
Meet Bennie and Veronica Jennings, a couple from Yulee whose lives were changed by a weight loss and … [Read More...]
When I ordered my first set of Jamberry Nail Shields, I planned to write a review for moms about how … [Read More...]
A big congratulations to the winner of our makeover contest, Dawn Lunt, who won her pampering in a … [Read More...]
I never dreamed I would run a half marathon in my lifetime, and certainly not as the mother of two … [Read More...]
The back to school rush can be tough on all of us - and figuring out what's for breakfast, lunch and … [Read More...]
There's something so charming about red, white and blue-themed dishes during our patriotic holidays. … [Read More...]
What dad doesn't LOVE bacon? I know the dad in our house sure does, and so does the dad married to … [Read More...]
Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner, and we're so fortunate to again have an amazing series of … [Read More...]
Is your mouth already watering for the delicious-looking, kid-friendly Easter "Bunny Brunch" in the … [Read More...]
The rich chocolate topping on these no-bake peanut butter cookies makes them a hit. They keep well, … [Read More...]
Driving around to check out Christmas lights is a tradition for many families, and there are some … [Read More...]
The beloved St. Marys Aquatic Center has opened its doors again for the summer. This small, … [Read More...]
Marina Moffett hasn't had to seek out students for her piano lessons in a very long … [Read More...]
Our region is so fortunate to have Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey's Greatest Show on Earth … [Read More...]
Are you drowning in toys after adding your kids' Christmas gifts to the piles of toys they already … [Read More...]
Kids can be picky eaters, but don't they deserve better than a plate full of fried food every time … [Read More...]
I never realized how often my son got away with having a messy room until he cleaned it … [Read More...]
I recently saw a little boy have a public meltdown, and his parents looked mortified. It's a tough … [Read More...]
I have to admit it: I was uncomfortable with the idea of getting my kids fingerprinted. And taking … [Read More...]