5 Days: 5 Ideas for a Nights of Lights Date Night

There are only 7 days 'til Christmas!  You can read 12 ways I'm celebrating Christmas in St. Augustine starting with this 12 Days 'til Christmas post or go to the Nights of Lights page for a Christmas Countdown via photos of St. Auggie's #NightsOfLights. Simply St. Augustine posts contain affiliate links. 5 Ideas for a Nights of Lights Date Night! In the middle of the holiday hustle & bustle, it's imperative to make time for your spouse!  So, with 5 days to go in our countdown, I'll stick with a theme of 5's as I suggest 5 ideas for a St. Augustine Nights of … [Read more...]

6 Days: Take the Kids into Town

There are only 7 days 'til Christmas!  You can read 12 ways I'm celebrating Christmas in St. Augustine starting with this 12 Days 'til Christmas post or go to the Nights of Lights page for a Christmas Countdown via photos of St. Auggie's #NightsOfLights. Simply St. Augustine posts contain affiliate links. Six days until Christmas. There is so much that could be done... but what will your kids remember two decades from now? A tree with coordinating, perfectly wrapped gifts or family walks under millions of lights to get cocoa? Yeah, exactly. Leave the to-do list and take … [Read more...]

7 Days: How to Have a Family Game Night

There are only 7 days 'til Christmas!  You can read 12 ways I'm celebrating Christmas in St. Augustine starting with this 12 Days 'til Christmas post or go to the Nights of Lights page for a Christmas Countdown via photos of St. Auggie's #NightsOfLights. Simply St. Augustine posts contain affiliate links. How to Have a Family Game Night Step 1: Have a family I just put this one in so you could scratch something off the list really easily. You're welcome. Since we're a family of 9, we are an instant party 24/7. If you need extra people for your game night, adopt … [Read more...]

8 Days: Get in the Kitchen!

Simply St.Augustine is hosting a St. Augustine Christmas Countdown... and today there are 8 days til Christmas!  If you're late to the party, start with this 12 Days ’til Christmas post or go to my Nights of Lights page for a Christmas Countdown via Nights of Lights photos! Simply St. Augustine posts contain affiliate links. One way our family shows love is through food.  Both my grandmas are amazing cooks and I love jumping in the kitchen with my Mom, my hubby and my kids!  Today, I'm having some friends over and trying a couple of new recipes!  You've probably pinned … [Read more...]

9 Days: Rest

Hey y'all! I'm known as"Simply" around here... and I'm hosting a St Augustine Christmas Countdown!  You can read 12 ways I'm celebrating Christmas in St. Augustine starting with this 12 Days 'til Christmas post or go to the Nights of Lights page for a Christmas Countdown in photos. Simply St. Augustine posts contain affiliate links. Christmas is my busiest time of year. Is it like this for you? Traffic surges on my site with people searching what to do for Nights of Lights in St. Augustine.  We have dozens of things I really, really, really want to experience this year … [Read more...]

10 Days: Head into Historic St. Augustine

Simply St.Augustine is counting down the 12 days 'til Christmas!  You can read 12 ways I'm celebrating Christmas in St. Augustine starting with this 12 Days 'til Christmas post! Simply St. Augustine posts contain affiliate links. It's our Christmas Countdown and today I'm headed into Old Town for our family day!  There is so much to do here- I'll jot down what we're planning for today (say hi if you see us!) and you can share YOUR favorites in the comments! 10 Days 'til Christmas: Wonder around Old Town Today we are touring St. Augustine with my hubby's great aunt … [Read more...]

11 Days: A Florida Snowman

 Simply St.Augustine is counting down the 12 days 'til Christmas!  You can read 12 ways I'm celebrating Christmas in St. Augustine starting with this 12 Days 'til Christmas post! Simply St. Augustine posts contain affiliate links. Baby, it's cold outside!  Okay, Florida cold- as in we need scarves with our tank tops. We may not have snow on the ground- but our family still made a magical Florida Snowman!! I first came up with this idea after reading Thriving Family Magazine.  A Mom wrote in that they were stuck in the house during a blizzard and the kids were going … [Read more...]

12 Days: Christmas Cards {with a side of fun}

Simply St. Augustine is doing a Christmas countdown with kids!  I'll share 12 ways I'm celebrating Christmas in St. Augustine starting today! Also, Simply St. Augustine posts contain affiliate links. You'd better believe we're counting down!  The advent calendar is filling up and the advent candles are burning down.  We're celebrating Christ's birth all month long but the extra fun day {read: presents} is in 12 days!! Want to count down with me? Go to my Nights of Lights page to see a Christmas Countdown with a different Nights of Lights photo each day! In this … [Read more...]