Orlando

Dick’s Last Resort Lake Buena Vista Now Serving Good Food and Good Times

When you hear the name Dick’s Last Resort your imagination is left to wander. If you are familiar with the brand then you know you can expect a great time full of laughs and smiles, and a belly full of great food too! Dick’s Last Resort is now open in Lake Buena Vista and they… Continue reading Dick’s Last Resort Lake Buena Vista Now Serving Good Food and Good Times

Orlando

Orlando’s top five theme park Christmas shops

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, yet in certain spots within Orlando's theme parks the holiday spirit can be found year-round. Join me on a tour and top five countdown of Orlando's theme park Christmas shops. Click here to read the countdown, my latest OrlandoInformer.com contribution.   http://www.orlandoinformer.com/2013/big-5-top-five-christmas-shops-in-orlando-theme-parks/

Central Florida Suburbs

Treasures Waiting to be Found at Adjectives Antique Market

Orlando is home to many delightful antique shops. From the historic 1st Street in Downtown Sanford, FL to one of the best streets in all of Orlando: Orange Avenue, antique treasures are pretty easy to find. But, there's one place that brings in all together: Adjectives Market. In the Central Florida suburb of Altamonte Sprngs,… Continue reading Treasures Waiting to be Found at Adjectives Antique Market

Florida Life

Another Summer, Another Hurricane

  Hurricanes and tropical storms are an annual occurrence. As a Native Central Floridian, I was raised to pay attention to them, take them seriously, and be prepared. So far this season has been fairly quiet. But as any Floridian knows, the worst is yet to come. My second favorite time of year is approaching,… Continue reading Another Summer, Another Hurricane

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

Central Florida Suburbs, Florida Life

Tales of a Farmers’ Market Virgin

I have never been one to jump onto a social trend just for the sake of being a part of the in crowd.  One of the trends that I do think is worth taking part in is the "farm to table" movement.  Sadly, I have taken my time in enjoying the fruits of this trend.… Continue reading Tales of a Farmers’ Market Virgin

Orlando

Mall at Millenia – Where Dreamers go to Window Shop

It opened when I started to become a young adult.  The local news stations buzzed for months about it.  The Mall at Millenia presented something Orlando had not seen before: luxury.  Many visitors to Orlando consider shopping a must-do while on vacation.  I have avoided this collection of mostly high-end purveyors for a few years. … Continue reading Mall at Millenia – Where Dreamers go to Window Shop