Tagged with central Florida

What we love about Norwegian Cruise Line

What we love about Norwegian Cruise Line

We’re back from our four night cruise aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s Sun. We departed my home port of Port Canaveral and headed down to Key West and Cuba. It was our second time aboard Norwegian Cruise Line and we’d gladly book again once our budget and schedule allow. Here’s a few quick reasons why we … 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

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

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

My thoughts on the Orlando Shooting

My thoughts on the Orlando Shooting

What follows is a stream of consciousness. No set plan as I write, just going through my thoughts tonight 6/12/2016. It happened. I can’t believe it happened. My city is now forever changed. But I hope we change for the better. More love, more acceptance, more working together. This isn’t to say that my city … Continue reading

My Florida travel list for 2016

My Florida travel list for 2016

Our lives are ever changing, and I am going through the biggest change of my life. To help with this challenging time I made a list of Florida destinations and activities that I want to be sure to visit in 2016. I started ThisFloridaLife as a means for me to explore my homestate. We often … Continue reading