Florida Life

Florida Must Do’s Before Summer Ends

It's coming to an end. One month of Summer left. It comes quick doesn't it? As I spend Saturday morning cleaning house and doing laundry, I frequently glance outside, peering through the windows, a look of longing in my eyes. And it hits me, there's a few things I've just got to do before Summer… Continue reading Florida Must Do’s Before Summer Ends


Moe’s Tavern, I just want Moe of it

On opening day, I was there. I don't consider myself part of the "blogger elite" or the super theme park blogger army. But, as I conducted my morning social media check, it was just too much to bear, and so I decided I had to be there. After completing a morning full of chores, and… Continue reading Moe’s Tavern, I just want Moe of it

The Beach

A Very Necessary Vero Beach Trip

When our wedding anniversary rolls around every January we are often challenged with finding a destination that will be enjoyable despite the Winter weather. We took a risk and rolled the dice by choosing Vero Beach, FL. The weather could go either way, in the end, it did not go well. I have waited months… Continue reading A Very Necessary Vero Beach Trip

Central Florida Suburbs

Wekiva Island – Paradise Found

Two years ago, I came across an advertisement for Wekiva Island. Ever since, my curiosity begged me to experience this local literal watering hole. Today, on a whim, I finally discovered this paradise. Wekiva Island is located in the Wekiva Springs, FL area, Northwest of Orlando. Many, many years ago it was the site of… Continue reading Wekiva Island – Paradise Found


Bummed about Bloodhound Brew

In a moment of spontaneity, I finally ventured off to visit Bloodhound Brew. There's been plenty of talk about this "pub & eatery", especially amongst the hospitality crowd. When they first opened I jumped online to view their menu and was immediately intrigued by the "frog dog", a vegetarian sausage. Plenty of other creative, seemingly elevated bar and… Continue reading Bummed about Bloodhound Brew

Florida Life

A Local’s Favorite Orlando Watering Holes

Alcohol is a hot topic in Orlando right now.  Between the epic news that Magic Kingdom's newest restaurant will serve beer and wine during dinner, the upcoming Epcot Food and Wine Festival, and Oktoberfests happening throughout the Sunshine State, it's the topic du jour.  Couple all that with it being the start to a challenging… Continue reading A Local’s Favorite Orlando Watering Holes


Disney has a Drinking Problem

  UPDATE December 16, 2016 The Orlando Sentinel has confirmed that beer and wine will now be served at almost all of Magic Kingdom's table service restaurants! Tony’s Town Square Restaurant  Liberty Tree Tavern, Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen Cinderella’s Royal Table These four restaurants join Be Our Guest, which began servicing beer and… Continue reading Disney has a Drinking Problem

The Beach

Half & Half: Hollywood, Florida (Part Two)

The morning was delightful, filled with the  type of activities we had hoped for when planning this trip to Hollywood, Florida.  Breakfast with a breathtaking view of the ocean, quiet time while reading a Jimmy Buffett novel along the water, finding a great spot on the beach and spending a few hours nestled in the… Continue reading Half & Half: Hollywood, Florida (Part Two)

Central Florida Suburbs

The Hourglass Brewery: Time Well Spent

Nestled inside a set of three, small, white home-like buildings sits the Hourglass Brewery and Tap Room.  You'll find this unique, local brewery in Longwood, Florida neighboring the historic district.  Really, there is no place like it in the area.  Here you can enjoy a wide variety of beer brewed on-site.  The Hourglass sells their… Continue reading The Hourglass Brewery: Time Well Spent

Central Florida Suburbs, Florida Life

Searching for Saturday Night in Lake Mary

The great debate began around 7pm.  Where to go?  What to do?  I leaned toward a visit to Universal's City Walk, the desire to go dancing beckoned.  In the end, we settled on doing a little bar hopping.  We headed for Colonial Townpark in Lake Mary, Florida.  As we headed up I-4 East we took… Continue reading Searching for Saturday Night in Lake Mary