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

How to live This Florida Life

How to live This Florida Life

It’s been five years… five whole years since I began ThisFloridaLife. Something meant as a fun hobby and a love song of sorts to my home state has became a way of life for me. But best of all it is a way for me to connect with thousands of amazing people. This year my … Continue reading