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 My Florida travel list for 2016
The holidays are in full swing and I am sure every night on your calendar from now until the clock strikes midnight on New Year's Eve is booked. But if you're still looking for something to do that's festive and full of Central Florida charm, then consider this for a perfect Christmas date night... Whether… Continue reading A perfect Christmas date night in Lake Mary
This beautiful retreat along the Wekiva River is the only oasis of its kind.
My life has a new chapter and that chapter is titled "Dodger the Dog." A month ago, Dodger came into our lives. As I had hoped he would, he has enabled me to see my neighborhood through renewed eyes.
My hometown has never looked better. Orlando is known as The City Beautiful and she sure holds true to that term of endearment when viewed from 400 feet in the air. The Orlando Eye is now open and it is the crowning jewel of the new I-Drive 360 complex.
I love Casselberry. But there are a few drawbacks, one being a lack of quality independent restaurants. However, Colorado Fondue Company has stood as Casselberry's best independent restaurant for years and years. It truly is a treasure, one that has a special place in my heart. Nearly every family special occasion throughout much of my… Continue reading Colorado Fondue Company – A Casselberry Classic that continues to warm our hearts
On a beautiful Spring evening, I sat on the inviting patio of Brio Tuscan Grille. The patio buzzed with laughter and enjoyment amid the lovely Winter Park Village. As the sun began to set and evening crept in, I delighted in the new menu offerings while chatting with Chef Kirk Wright. I had been invited… Continue reading New menu at Brio Tuscan Grille continues to add delight to the Winter Park dining scene
It's been nearly a year since Central Florida finally joined the ranks of other heavily populated areas, offering a commuter rail. The SunRail has already gone through a few changes in its short existence and has a pretty strong fandom made of those who have ridden the rails and realized the convenience of it all… Continue reading A step-by-step guide to riding the SunRail
I am very excited and can't wait to try out the new section of the Sanford River Walk. I have very fond memories of this beautiful, riverside walkway. It is one of the many great enhancements to Downtown Sanford. If you have visited Downtown Sanford, add it to your list now! Check out the Orlando… Continue reading Sanford River Walk is better than ever
Orlando is known for many things, but, until recently, it hasn't always been known as a culinary destination. Which is a shame – Orlando has lots of unique cuisine to sample and colorful neighborhoods to visit. Thankfully, Orlando Food Tours makes it fun and easy to explore one of the city’s best neighborhoods and try… Continue reading Orlando Food Tours: A flavorful experience in one of our city’s most fascinating neighborhoods