Great Summer Savings at Marriott Hotels and Resorts Until September 2015

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Enjoy summer fun at 34 of these JW Marriott®, Autograph Collection® Hotels, Renaissance®, Marriott Hotels & Resorts® and Gaylord Hotels® properties from Florida to Hawaii with seasonal perks and discount offers. We have stayed at and/or visited most of the Orlando area properties (Orlando World Center Marriott Resort & Convention Center; JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes; and Gaylord Palms […]

Family Fun At Mountain Play Lodge

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If you live in the Asheville area and have kids you probably are familiar with the family fun center, Mountain Play Lodge. If not, I’m here to tell you it’s worth a trip! During the hot summers, it’s always nice to find a cool place to play indoors with the kids and Mountain Play Lodge is a great option! I was eager to […]

Free Doughnuts at Central Florida Krispy Kreme When You Help #StuffTheBus

Krispy Kreme Original Glazed Dozen

Central Floridians can help local families in need and earn free Krispy Kreme® treats while supporting The Salvation Army’s 2015 “Stuff the Bus” campaign. This unique school supply drive helps local students gear up for a successful academic year by assisting them with necessary school materials. Here’s how it works: Donate school supplies, get free […]

Tea Traders Café by Joffrey’s at Downtown Disney Springs

Tea Traders Cafe at Downtown Disney

Tea Traders Café by Joffrey’s is the newest place to grab a quick snack or a cup of tea at Downtown Disney (soon to be renamed Disney Springs). For anyone seeking a traditional cup of tea with all of the pomp and circumstance of proper brewing – and not just a tea bag dunked in […]

The Dinner Party Project in Orlando: What It’s Like, What We Ate

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What’s The Dinner Party Project like? That’s what I wanted to know when I attended a special blogger’s version of The Dinner Party Project, hosted by my friend Kristen Manieri of Orlando Date Night Guide. I had been liking the pictures from The Dinner Party Project’s Instagram feed for months, and saw profiles of people […]

South Meets South Dinner Pairs 4 Rivers Smokehouse & Soco Chefs

Collard Green Crusted Tuna Chef Greg Richie

In the first-ever collaboration between two of Orlando’s famed Southern cuisine chefs, the South Meets South dinner held at Soco Restaurant was nothing less than a sentimental journey through everything that’s delicious from the South. Chef John Rivers, of 4 Rivers Smokehouse fame, joined Chef Greg Richie in his kitchen at Soco (Southern Contemporary Cuisine), for a five-course dinner, with each […]

Military Discounts at Walt Disney World Resort for Tickets and Hotels

Disney Military Discounts

The Walt Disney World Resort offers U.S. Military personnel specially priced tickets for visiting Florida’s theme parks. For 2015, Four day park hoppers are $177 plus tax. The Disney Armed Forces Salute also offers resort rooms for up to 40% off. The 2015 version of this offer (which has been renewed each year since 2009) […]

Orlando’s Magical Dining Month Celebrates 10th Anniversary in 2015: What to Expect

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In celebration of the 10th anniversary of Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining, the central Florida tourism association has lined up more newly-opened fine dining restaurants than ever before. Starting with a special preview week Aug. 24 and running through Sept. 30, guests can select from over 70 participating restaurants- including seven recently-opened venues- to enjoy three-course dinners for $33. Visit […]