Orlando

Holidays 2015 at Universal Orlando have begun! (OrlandoInformer.com)

Christmas time is here and now the holidays at Universal Orlando have finally begun. Orlando is absolutely incredible this time of year; each theme park gets into the action in their own special way.  Universal Orlando’s holiday celebration is very special and unique, offering holiday cheer in a way that only Universal can. Though these… Continue reading Holidays 2015 at Universal Orlando have begun! (OrlandoInformer.com)

Orlando

How to Get Into the Holiday Spirit at Universal Orlando (TouringPlans.com)

If there is one disappointing thing about holidays at Universal Orlando it’s the fact that the festivities start so late in the season, especially by comparison. Some of the holiday celebrations at Walt Disney World started as early as November 6th this year, that means that Universal Orlando is basically a month behind. Even comparing… Continue reading How to Get Into the Holiday Spirit at Universal Orlando (TouringPlans.com)

Florida Life

Nine Unique Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Orlando

It's time to "pop" the question, what are you doing New Year's Eve? If you don't have your plans made already now is your last chance to get in on Orlando's most fun ways to ring in the New Year. From partying high above the Orlando skyline to taking a cruise along Central Florida's most… Continue reading Nine Unique Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Orlando

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Home for the Holidays – Part Two: Staying Home

There is such comfort I feel when driving around my neighborhood, seeing all the places I spent time as a child. Yesterday, as I worked to tackle my pre-Thanksgiving to do list, I made it a point to take the back roads and drive around my hometown. Neighbors who have known me since I was… Continue reading Home for the Holidays – Part Two: Staying Home

Orlando

Home for the Holidays – Part One: Local Love

During this time of year my heart is filled with gratitude. There is no other time that makes me more thankful to be a native Orlando-ian than the holiday season. To me, there are only three places in the world more magical than Orlando at Christmastime: Paris, New York City, and the North Pole. Now,… Continue reading Home for the Holidays – Part One: Local Love

Florida Life

Seasons Come and Seasons Go

  My husband and I sank our teeth in the dark pink flesh of watermelon.  The sweet, sticky juice dripped down our chins and onto our fingers.  I enjoyed the cool taste of Summer.  Moments later, I wrapped the remaining slices in plastic and began placing them in the refrigerator.  Suddenly, it hit me.  For so… Continue reading Seasons Come and Seasons Go