Road trip to Woodbine, Georgia’s Crawfish Festival

The 27th annual Crawfish Festival located in Woodbine, Georgia (just a short one hour drive north of Jacksonville) has wrapped up another fun-filled weekend of food, music and family fun. Taking place Friday evening and all day Saturday, the main focus of this family-friendly event was the food, crawfish prepared in two ways: etouffe and […]

Crawfish Festival in Woodbine, Georgia

Southeast Georgia is home to a host of food festivals from the Shrimp & Grits festival on Jekyll Island to the Catfish Festival in Kingsland, Georgia but probably the most unique food festival is the Crawfish Festival in Woodbine, Georgia. Held each year on the last weekend in April, this festival features the lowly crawfish […]

Blessing of the Fleet in Darien, Georgia

The Blessing of the Fleet is a three-day festival in Darien, Georgia each Spring that begins on a Friday evening with live entertainment and ends on Sunday with a blessing and sprinkling with holy water of the area’s fleet of Shrimp Boats. I decided to attend this event on the final day, Sunday, in order […]

Jekyll Island’s ‘Easter Egg Stroll’ a fun-filled day for kids and parents alike

The annual Easter Egg Stroll held on Jekyll Island, Georgia offered a day of fun-filled activities enjoyed by kids and parents alike.  Located just an hour north of Jacksonville, Jekyll Island always makes a nice weekend roadtrip destination but Easter is an especially nice time to visit. The weather is particularly amazing around Easter time and the […]

Easter Egg Stroll on Jekyll Island, Georgia

I awoke early on the day before Easter with just one thought on my mind: I’ve got to buy my daughter an Easter basket! Being three years old she has really started getting into the excitement of the holidays and today was extra special. Today was the annual Easter Egg Stroll on beautiful Jekyll Island, […]