FunSpot: A totally different world

Those pesky "It's HuuuuuuuuuuuuuGE" and "Fun Spot Style" TV commercials. You know what I'm talking about, so corny. Yet, I have to hand it to FunSpot for being a homegrown, family operation that has really grown over the years. I recently visited and it feels like a totally different world. Now what I mean by… Continue reading FunSpot: A totally different world

Florida Life

Florida Must Do’s Before Summer Ends

It's coming to an end. One month of Summer left. It comes quick doesn't it? As I spend Saturday morning cleaning house and doing laundry, I frequently glance outside, peering through the windows, a look of longing in my eyes. And it hits me, there's a few things I've just got to do before Summer… Continue reading Florida Must Do’s Before Summer Ends


Battle it Out at Orlando Paintball

Orlando is full of fun and excitement, no question. And the excitement is always better when you're in the middle of it. That's exactly what you'll find at Orlando Paintball. Check out my latest contribution to OrlandoInformer.com, you'll learn some tips for paintball rookies straight from first-timers: my husband and stepson. Check it out here.… Continue reading Battle it Out at Orlando Paintball

Central Florida Suburbs

Tips for attending Red Hot and Boom

It is a MAJOR Central Florida event and it all goes down on July 3rd. I received some info for persons in the media and  I definitely want to share those tips and info with you my Florida Lifers. Please share this with anyone you know that may be interested in going.      … Continue reading Tips for attending Red Hot and Boom


Moe’s Tavern, I just want Moe of it

On opening day, I was there. I don't consider myself part of the "blogger elite" or the super theme park blogger army. But, as I conducted my morning social media check, it was just too much to bear, and so I decided I had to be there. After completing a morning full of chores, and… Continue reading Moe’s Tavern, I just want Moe of it

Florida Life

A New Chapter in ThisFloridaLife Begins

Hello faithful Florida Lifers! As I have written on many occasions, I work in the hospitality industry. Like many industries, things change rapidly. Thus, I recently experienced an unexpected shift in my career. I first learned about this change during the weekend of my first ever stand up paddleboarding experience. After an amazing morning being… Continue reading A New Chapter in ThisFloridaLife Begins

Central Florida Suburbs

Two Atypical Movie Theaters

The dog days of summer are still upon us in Orlando.  However, the summer blockbuster season is beginning to fade to black.  What are we, seekers of escaping the heat, to do? There are two unique movie theaters in the Central Florida area that offer an alternative movie experience. The Enzian - Maitland, FL The Enzian… Continue reading Two Atypical Movie Theaters

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

Florida Life, Orlando

Remorse for the Rain – Orlando in the rain

  The Sunshine State is not holding true to its namesake today.  It seems this week will be a soggy one.  What can I say?  Florida is a peninsula after all, we get a fair share of tropical weather.  While my friends and colleagues often moan and groan at the sight of grey skies and… Continue reading Remorse for the Rain – Orlando in the rain

Florida Life

Counting my Blessings on this Florida Friday

  It was a tiring, emotionally exhausting work week. My husband faced some challenges of his own. The events of last night in Colorado infected my mind.  I felt overwhelmed.  And it is in times like these that I thank God, or whatever name you prefer for a high power, that I live in Florida.… Continue reading Counting my Blessings on this Florida Friday