90 Restaurants For Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month in 2016

2016 Orlando Magical Dining Month

New for 2016 – there will be 90 of the most popular restaurants in Orlando – including 19 new program participants – during Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month, sponsored by American Express. From Aug. 29 through Oct. 2, guests can choose from these participating restaurants to enjoy three-course dinners for $33, averaging a savings of […]

2016 ICE at Gaylord Palms to Feature Peanuts

2016 ICE! will feature a Peanuts theme. Just one unique event as part of the Christmas at Gaylord Palms Celebration held November 18, 2016 - January 1, 2017

Peanuts will be the new theme for the 2016 ICE attraction, just one of the many activities offered during the Christmas at Gaylord Palms celebration. We rank ICE and Christmas at Gaylord Palms as one of the absolute best holiday events in the Orlando area, so we’re already getting excited for this year’s events! During […]

Smart Dogs = Smart Meals!!


I don’t know about the other moms out there, but I have a very hard time trying to find healthy foods to feed my picky little boy! Equally important is the amount of time that it will take to prepare. Chasing around an almost 2-year-old makes for a busy day and occasionally meal times sneak […]

Morimoto Asia – For Someone Who Doesn’t Like Seafood

Don't like seafood? Should you still try popular Morimoto Asia at Disney Springs? The answer is yes - and here's what we ate and highly recommend!

Morimoto Asia has amazing reviews among those that enjoy sushi and seafood, but you may be wondering – “If I don’t like seafood, should I go to Morimoto Asia?” The answer is a resounding Yes! Sure, for a non-seafood lover it seems odd going to a celebrated restaurant created by Japanese Chef Masaharu Morimoto, widely known for […]

Homecoming: Florida Kitchen and Frontera Cocina Open at Disney Springs

Disney Springs New Restaurants

Frontera Cocina and Homecoming: Florida Kitchen and Southern Shine are two new restaurants that have now officially opened at Disney Springs. The dining, shopping and entertainment complex has debuted new offerings almost weekly (at least it seems that way!) since opening the first portion in May 2016. On July 15, Disney Springs launched its official Grand Opening Celebration, […]

3 Day Weekend in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

3 Day Weekend in Chapel Hill, NC. Be sure to visit the 36 murals downtown.

The city of Chapel Hill, North Carolina is – and always will be – synonymous with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (anyone in the know just calls it UNC). However, a getaway to this charming destination just 25 miles from Raleigh can surprise and delight you with way more than academic interests. […]

9 Best Water Bottles for Disney World

9 Best Water Bottles For Walt Disney World To Beat the Heat

In Florida’s heat and humidity year round, bringing the right water bottle to Walt Disney World is a must. Why? 1.  A bottle of water at Walt Disney World costs about $2.50 per bottle for around 16 oz of water. For a family of 4, that’s more than $10 each time you’re feeling thirsty. If you […]

2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival – New Foods You MUST Try

Epcot Food and Wine Festival Preview of New Food and Drink for 2016

What is new for Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival in 2016? During an exclusive preview of the 2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival, we indulged in the newest flavors and tastes that will be tempting guests during the wildly popular festival at Walt Disney World Resort. This year, the event is even longer. Dates are […]

Have 5 Minutes? Take A Break With Café Breaks!!!


Here it is… the sum of what taunts me almost every day of my life. The TO DO pile. How to find any time to relax amidst laundry, cleaning, bills, grocery lists, tending to 4 dogs, picking up toys, chasing my little man around the house AND keeping a 7-year-old entertained proves to be a daily […]

What to Carry With You When You Fly on a Plane

What To Carry on a Plane in a Bag Luggge Carry-On Essentials

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GIVEEXTRAGETEXTRA #CollectiveBias #Walgreens As a travel writer, I have a routine of what I always carry in my bag on a plane, and what I’ve found to be the most important things to carry in my luggage over the […]