Longing for a getaway at Bahama Breeze

Longing for a getaway at Bahama Breeze

It can be tough changing jobs. There’s a lot of adjusting and figuring out how to accomplish your new tasks. And it is with this challenge that I missed a chance to getaway to Bahama Breeze – a restaurant which began in Central Florida – to celebrate their Reggae Fest. But just because I couldn’t … Continue reading

The top 6 posts from ThisFloridaLife

The top 6 posts from ThisFloridaLife

In two weeks we will celebrate six years since my very first post on ThisFloridaLife. On 7/7/2012 I hit ‘publish’ on my little blog. What started as a fun way to do something I love: write, has become a way for me to connect with others and share the joys of life, and specifically the … Continue reading

Our new obsession: Tiki bar project

Our new obsession: Tiki bar project

For Father’s Day, I unleashed a monster. Without realizing it, I’ve started us on a nautical journey, centered around our home. I’ve gave my husband a copy of Brandon Keyla’s new book The Field Guide to Tiki Decorating, and our new obsession is born. With our pretty impressive collection of tiki mugs, both from the … Continue reading

Goodbye, Downtown Orlando

Goodbye, Downtown Orlando

Downtown Orlando, with its energy, character, and frustrating design, is an interesting place in which to work. The dining options are nearly endless, there’s plenty of paths to take for a refreshing lunch time walk, there’s perhaps even a certain prestige that comes from saying “I work in downtown Orlando.” But it is not without … Continue reading

The Best Damn Race that wasn’t

The Best Damn Race that wasn’t

I had been looking forward to this morning for months. I registered for Best Damn Race Orlando when I was still pregnant. Sure, I could do a 5K just nine weeks after giving birth, no problem. And my husband registered for the 10K. Sure, we could manage bringing the baby to downtown Orlando at 6:00 … Continue reading

My biggest Florida pet peeve 

My biggest Florida pet peeve 

Happy Fall / Autumn everyone! Yes, here in Florida, we too can celebrate the Fall season. What? Don’t laugh! We most certainly can. The transition from Summer to Fall marks the arrival of my biggest Florida pet peeve: people who say there’s no such thing as Fall in Florida. Obviously, Fall in Florida is much … Continue reading