I posted this picture on Easter, and shortly afterward I felt an overwhelming urge to offer a disclaimer caption: **This is not an accurate depiction of how our day is going.** In fact, that day had been one of the...
Just a few short months ago I joked about the minuscule risk posed by coronavirus to the average American. My, my, my how times have changed. We are now, obviously, dealing with a monstrosity that couldn't have been predicted....
Times are very uncertain right now with increasing awareness about COVID-19 and the impact it is having on our daily lives. Everything is being shut down, schools are being canceled, sporting events are being canceled left and right. It's...
The encompassing rash of unexpected, extended school closures have many people wondering one thing: will our community's students still get fed? There are many local students who are dependent on our schools for lunch and breakfast, and we are...
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is in St Johns county and according to the CDC, community spread is inevitable. In light of this pandemic, grocery stores struggle to supply demand, there are tense interactions between strangers, and a financial crisis is...
During these troubled times, it is wonderful to have a mental escape, and there is no better way than through a good book! I believe children almost universally enjoy being read to, even well after they have learned to...
Socially distancing ourselves has been a hot topic lately. We are all encouraged to practice socially distancing ourselves from each other to try and "flatten the curve" of the number of cases of diagnosed coronavirus. When our schools announced...
Like most of the country, our school district (and state) recently announced that schools will be closed for the coming weeks. For some people, this news comes as a relief. For others, this kind of announcement creates anxiety at...
Whether it's a natural disaster, a blizzard or a pandemic, when crisis strikes and stores start running out of supplies, the first instinct may be to panic. Hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, paper towels & toilet paper become hot commodities...
Social distancing, self-isolation, and quarantine are difficult concepts for adults, but even more so when you're trying to manage of family of children. With schools in Florida closed, activities shut down and advisement against playdates, what are parents to...

In + Around St. Augustine

Learning to Love a Florida Fall

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Leaves falling on the ground, football, apple pie baking, PSL, and Hocus Pocus continuously playing on my tv — all signs that fall is...