Central Florida Suburbs

Central Florida’s Best Kept Halloween Secret: Dining Edition

The best time of year has begun. October through December always feels like a whirlwind because there are so many fun things to do. Well, I'm adding one more thing to your Halloween to do list: get thee to Colorado Fondue Company in Casselberry! A little history on Colorado Fondue CompanyThis little gem of a… Continue reading Central Florida’s Best Kept Halloween Secret: Dining Edition

Orlando

How Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge is Different Than The Rest of Walt Disney World

There's been much ado about Star Wars Galaxy's Edge (or Star Wars Land, for short). Rightfully so, an immersive theme park land dedicated to one of the most beloved movie franchises of all time is something many of us have dreamed of for decades, way before Harry Potter, in fact. The wand boy and his… Continue reading How Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge is Different Than The Rest of Walt Disney World

Central Florida Suburbs

A Not So Fond Farewell to Red Cypress Brewery

I sat in my car, leaving a meeting in Winter Springs. I looked down at my phone while still parked and opened Facebook Messenger. A friend sent a screenshot, from Red Cypress Brewery's Facebook page, my jaw dropped. A small sprinkle of tears filled the corners of my eyes. They're closing. I called my husband,… Continue reading A Not So Fond Farewell to Red Cypress Brewery

Florida Life, Orlando

My New Mission: Central Florida’s Best Parks

I love Central Florida. When I sat down to write about Central Florida's best parks and springs, I knew I'd enjoy researching it. But once this list published on Orlando Date Night Guide I quickly realized I had a new mission. This list has now become my personal mission. I want to visit each of… Continue reading My New Mission: Central Florida’s Best Parks

Orlando

One Reason to Visit Epcot ASAP

After this summer Epcot will never be the same. Epcot will soon be full of attractions based on Disney and Marvel characters. The days of Epcot teeming with scientific and cultural experiences are fading. One remnant of Epcot's former glory is its current nighttime finale: IllumiNations - Reflections of Earth. After this summer this fireworks… Continue reading One Reason to Visit Epcot ASAP

Articles

Longing for a getaway at Bahama Breeze

It can be tough changing jobs. There's a lot of adjusting and figuring out how to accomplish your new tasks. And it is with this challenge that I missed a chance to getaway to Bahama Breeze - a restaurant which began in Central Florida - to celebrate their Reggae Fest. But just because I couldn't… Continue reading Longing for a getaway at Bahama Breeze

Florida Life

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 The top 6 posts from ThisFloridaLife

Florida Life

Our new obsession: Tiki bar project

For Father's Day, I unleashed a monster. Without realizing it, I've started us on a nautical journey, centered around our home. I've gave my husband a copy of Brandon Keyla's new book The Field Guide to Tiki Decorating, and our new obsession is born. With our pretty impressive collection of tiki mugs, both from the… Continue reading Our new obsession: Tiki bar project

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 Goodbye, Downtown Orlando

Orlando

Why we chose Animal Kingdom as the first Disney theme park with our baby

The time has finally arrived. My little son is old enough to start venturing out with us for a few hours on weekends; we couldn't wait to take him to his first theme park. And while we have access to all four Walt Disney World theme parks, we knew his first one had to be… Continue reading Why we chose Animal Kingdom as the first Disney theme park with our baby