10 Reasons Everything Is Awesome at the LEGOLAND Hotel

Our five-year-old's birthday wish was to spend the night at the new Florida LEGOLAND® Hotel. And quite honestly, I was pretty pumped to check it out myself. We took advantage of the Florida resident rate (35% off) and were set. There are always extra deals and promos here. I Read more

Park City, Utah Skiing With The Family

It's been awhile since the entire family went west, but it was time! I had a few snickers when I announced our plans to embark on a ski adventure with the entire family to Park City, Utah during the Sundance Film Festival. But, then again places that people don't Read more

The Newest Vacation Rental in Orlando

I'm so excited to share my most recent article in PLAYGROUND magazine. Friends from my hometown in Pennsylvania have created the most amazing vacation rental space here in Orlando. Click through to read about the inspiration behind this awesome home and how you can book your stay.   Follow our family Read more

Family Getaway Postcard Inn St. Pete Beach

A few weeks ago, our family, along with two other Orlando families,ventured to St. Pete beach on the Gulf Coast to celebrate a little friend's 8th birthday at the Postcard Inn. I was attracted to the aesthetics of this trendy spot since it was transformed from a Travelodge in Read more

Best Play Spots in Paris

It's almost three weeks since we returned from Europe, and I've finally sifted through my photos. I felt like my first post should talk about the fun playgrounds/parks in Paris. What an awesome experience to see the girls jumping right into the mix at playgrounds many miles from their Read more

“Orlando Family”

Orlando Staycation Family Favorite Winners

Local parents voted on their fave Orlando staycation spots and the results have been released!  I wrote about the winners in this issue of PLAYGROUND magazine.

Take a look at the top spots from local families who know. From best resort pool to best resort on a budget and best family suite, this list is for locals for sure, but also great info for visitors to Orlando.

Orlando Staycation Picks

Staycation Picks 2014 PLAYGROUND Family Favorite Awards

 

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Family Weekend Fun in the OC

Orlando Science Center $5 Admission

We’ll be at one or both of these happenings if I can escape my world of DIY house renovations this weekend.

$5 Admission to Science Center Orlando Science Center will be open this Saturday, October 16 for an admission of only $5! The “Walmart $5 Day” sponsored by the Walmart Foundation is tied to the Greenovations event that’s designed to educate visitors on ways to live a “greener life”. All Greenovations activities and the usual Science Center big screen films and exhibits are included with admission. Normal admission is $17 general and $12 ages 3-11. Hours of operation are 10 am – 5 pm. For more info go to www.osc.org.

Monsters, I mean movie at Barber Park

Free Movie in the Park How can you go wrong with an outdoor movie in the park in October. Barber Park will be showing Monsters vs.Aliens for free this Friday night, October 15. Movie starts at 7:30 pm or when it gets dark. Coolers, chairs, blankets and bug spray are recommended. However, alcohol and pets are not…. leave them at home. Barber Park is on Gatlin Rd. between Conway Rd. and Dixie Belle. Close to my new hood. Visit www.orangecountyparks.net for more information.

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