Florida Life, Small towns in Florida

A Florida must-do: Manatees in Blue Spring and Downtown DeLand

Winter is here and in Florida the cold weather brings a few opportunities to enjoy the Sunshine State much differently than any other season.  The best way to enjoy Florida during Winter is to see manatees as they migrate to warmer waters near Central Florida. Blue Spring State Park is the undisputed champion of such… Continue reading A Florida must-do: Manatees in Blue Spring and Downtown DeLand

Central Florida Suburbs, Small towns in Florida

Memorial Day Event at Oviedo’s The Lawton House

It is time to make your Memorial Day weekend plans. Since Memorial Day is to celebrate and honor those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom, perhaps a visit to a historical Florida destination is in order. I received the information below and I have to say, I am pleased that some of the… Continue reading Memorial Day Event at Oviedo’s The Lawton House

Florida Life, Small towns in Florida

Take a trip along Florida backroads to celebrate Spring

Living in the Orlando metro area makes me appreciate time away amid the real Florida. After being stuck in commuting heck, there is something decompressing about taking a trip down a backroad. Spring comes into bloom, it is difficult to think of a more beautiful time to head to North Central Florida's backroads. As Spring arrives… Continue reading Take a trip along Florida backroads to celebrate Spring

Central Florida Suburbs, Small towns in Florida

Extreme Fun with World Xtreme Wrestling

Last night I wanted to do something completely different, something out of my norm,... something "xtreme". Thus I journeyed to the hilly roads of Clermont / Minneola. The World Xtreme Wrestling group puts on monthly matches and draws quite a crowd. Wrestlers from all over the country with varied stories and backgrounds come together to… Continue reading Extreme Fun with World Xtreme Wrestling

Central Florida Suburbs, Small towns in Florida

Seeing the Sights of Sanford Florida

The county seat of Seminole County is one of the most historical places within Central Florida. It is also one of the most storied. And lately it has been the scene of a full blown media circus; I'm sure there's no need for me to mention why. So when I found myself having to make… Continue reading Seeing the Sights of Sanford Florida

Central Florida Suburbs, Small towns in Florida

Cupcake Delights: the Best Cupcakes in Central Florida

This weekend was wasted, spent bedridden and resting thanks to a terrible ear infection which still plagues me at the moment. I daydreamed of being out and about in the land I love; it's how I prefer to spend the weekend. One of the many destinations that called from afar, Cupcake Delights, is home to… Continue reading Cupcake Delights: the Best Cupcakes in Central Florida

Small towns in Florida

A City Girl Visits the Farm: 50 years of Long and Scott Farms

The amount of events happening throughout Central Florida this weekend is astounding. However, when I saw that Chad Crawford, host of "how to Do florida" would be hosting the 50 year celebration of Long & Scott Farms in Mt. Dora, FL, I knew just how to spend my Saturday morning. The morning drive  provided some… Continue reading A City Girl Visits the Farm: 50 years of Long and Scott Farms