Paramount Fine Foods Orlando
Paramount Fine Foods Orlando I love to try different kinds of cuisines. I feel that you can really get to know an area or culture through their food. Middle Eastern food is one of my favorite types of food to eat. All of the great meats and delicious desserts make […]

Paramount Fine Foods Orlando


Reptile World Serpentarium St. Cloud, FL
Reptile World Serpentatrium It is no secret that my son wants to be a herpetologist, he likes working with reptiles and slithery things (insert massive shudder here). Things that give me the heebee jeebies . Blech! Imagine my wince of dismay when someone on my homeschool co-op group posted about […]

Reptile World Serpentarium, St. Cloud


Glazer Children's Museum, Tampa Review
Glazer Children’s Museum, Tampa A quick drive down I4 will have you in the Tampa area in around 60 minutes, making it just close enough to stop by Tampa’s Glazer Children’s Museum. While Tampa has had a children’s museum since 1987, this is the 5th anniversary of it operating as […]

Glazer Children’s Museum



Unknown Educational Tourist Attractions in Orlando and Central Florida
Central Florida is well-known for its theme parks but there is so much to do that extends beyond the theme parks and Orlando city limits! When it comes to providing your family with experiences that are unusual and educational you can’t beat these! 10 Best Unknown Educational Tourist Attractions in […]

10 Unknown Educational Tourist Attractions in Central Florida


Shake Shack Orlando
Shake Shack Orlando, I-Drive 360 Chances are if you love a good burger, you’ve heard of Shake Shack. I remember hearing stories about the one in NYC and was ecstatic when news broke that they would be opening a location in Orlando. I anxiously awaited the Winter Park location to […]

Shake Shack Orlando, I-Drive 360


Orlando Shakespeare Theatre
Orlando Shakespeare Theater (The Shakes) Located conveniently off I4, not too far from all the major theme parks, lies a phenomenal live theater specializing in Shakespeare. Don’t brush it aside if you aren’t into Shakespeare, they show other plays as well but the Shakespeare is not to be missed. All […]

Orlando Shakespeare Theater (The Shakes)



Tijuana Flats 1
Orlando is becoming quite well known for the local places to eat. I have many favorites around town, but my tried and true favorite is Tijuana Flats. Many people may not know this, but Tijuana Flats actually originated here in the Orlando area – Winter Park to be exact, and […]

Tijuana Flats, Where the Locals Eat


Hillsborough River State Park
Tucked away from the rush of the modern-day world, Hillsborough River State park was built in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps and offers all of the facilities you could want when looking for a place to spend the day or a camping weekend. Hillsborough River State Park offers […]

Hillsborough River State Park


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Night Kayaking Florida Adventure Special thanks to SeaWorldMommy for the photos Central Florida is home to some of the most amazing light shows on earth, from cutting-edge pyrotechnics and high-powered lasers to hundreds of millions of twinkling lights during the holidays. There is no shortage of amazing ways to brighten […]

Night Kayaking Florida Adventure



give kids the world
Let me start by saying as a rule I am skeptical of non-profits and charities. My wife and I try to do a lot to help others in our community, but we prefer to do it directly. When large sums of money are involved, I get worried about misuse or […]

Give Kids the World Village


celebrities at disney world
This is our second installment of the 5CYPM@WDW series in which we point out actors and actresses who appear, often overlooked, in various attractions at the Walt Disney World Resort. In movies and television they get the luxury of credits but they have no such luck at the end of […]

5 [more] Celebrity Appearances at Disney World (that you probably ...


Homosassa Springs
Of the 171 Florida state parks, Homosassa Springs is the only wildlife park in the state, and it is a favorite for our family. This park is a native wildlife rehabilitation haven that sits just off of highway U.S. 19. As you enter the Wildlife Visitor Center you are greeted […]

Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park