One Tuff Mudder Jeep Rentals

** One Tuff Mudder is now OUT OF BUSINESS ** Hubby and I love surprising one another... and a couple of weeks ago, I came up with a surprise he'll have a hard time topping. I rented a jeep from One Tuff Mudder for the weekend!! I told him I'd pick him up outside the Celtic Festival but when I pulled up to pick him up, he couldn't find me! LOL Since we're a big family, our normal ride is a 12 passenger van... he was expecting Big Baloo, not this fun, beachy ride!! We had the day to ourselves so we headed straight for the beach. After a pit stop at Obi's Fillin … [Read more...]

Uptown St Augustine’s Carrera Wine Cellar

Katherine Cook kept telling me I needed to check out Carrera Wine Cellar but we've been busy with soccer season... so she visited and guest blogged so you can learn about it! Thanks for sharing, Katherine! When was the last time you spent some time in Uptown Saint Augustine? If you can’t quite remember, or if you regularly drive through and say ‘I wish I could stop by here for a while’, then now is the time and Carrera Wine Cellar is the place! Recently opened at 35 San Marco Avenue in uptown, Carrera Wine Cellar offers 28 wines to taste and hundreds to take home … [Read more...]

Pomar Park

Once a week, my big kids have a 2 hour class in the afternoon. The littles and I have just enough time to hit a park, check out some books from the library or grab cupcakes. Last week we stumbled upon Pomar Park. Tucked between Masters Drive and the San Sebastian River, it's a quiet place to get away from the city's bustle during the day... until the ball fields fill with football, baseball and soccer kids with dreams of pro sports. Oh, and there's a dog park, too... the only one in St. Augustine's city limits! During hot summer days, the covered picnic area is a huge … [Read more...]

Road Trip Packing Tips

Howdy, road warriors! Welcome to #RoadTripSimply, the Road Trip section of Simply St. Augustine- my site about America's oldest city and our family's road trips to & from St. Augustine. This post contains affiliate links. Today's Road Trip Round Up is a collection of Packing Tips from 12 different sites. These have helped us as we try to arrive wrinkle free, what to pack for road trips with kids, how to fit a family of 9 into 1 van and other sticky packing situations... I hope they help you too!   Suitcase Packing Tips Posts: #1: Forbes Takes … [Read more...]