12. May 2015 07:33
Late last month, the kids and I were invited to head out to the Tampa Fairgrounds to participate in our third annual Color Me Rad event.
The first year we did it as a family of 5, last year it was just me and the kids, and this year it was just me and the girls since Ronin was still healing from his broken leg.
We had a BLAST!!
As in years past, I tend to get to these events early.
I hate the stress of lines, and we still needed to go through packet pick-up and we always enjoy the pre-race party... [More]
6. May 2015 07:11
Disclaimer: Due to my association with the Tampa Bay Bloggers I was provided four tickets to see Beauty and the Beast at the Straz Center. All opinions are my own.
Growing up, Beauty and the Beast was one of my favorite tales. I knew the traditional story of a wealthy merchant who lost his fortune and upon his return from a trip, stopped and picked a rose from a beautiful garden to give to his favorite daughter. This garden was owned by a beast, and to make a long story short, the beautifu... [More]
4. May 2015 07:20
This is a guest post by my 11 year old daughter, Haley. Last year I was working full time as a lifestyle blogger and Haley was able to come with me to Lowry Park Zoo. You can read her recap about last year's experience HERE. But this year...this year I'm working full-time as a senior level librarian with Tampa-Hillsborough Public Libraries, so in 2015, Haley got to spend the day with me seeing what it's like to work as a librarian.
Guest post by Haley Hodges, age 11.
Take your child to work day ... [More]