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Top 4 Reasons Why Epcot’s International Flower and Garden Festival is the BEST!

Top 4 Reasons Why Epcot’s International Flower and Garden Festival is the BEST!

Epcot’s 2019 International Flower and Garden Festival is just days away! I am literally counting the minutes! Epcot is my favorite of all of the Walt Disney World Parks, but I especially love it during festival times! While I love ALL of the festivals, the […]

Enjoying Nature at Robinson Preserve

Enjoying Nature at Robinson Preserve

Nature Preserves are one of our very favorite places to explore with our kiddos…and Florida has a TON of them! We love spending time in nature and seeing where the different trails lead us! Last summer we found an absolute gem. Robinson Preserve in Bradenton, […]

EXPLORE- Our 2019 Family Goal

EXPLORE- Our 2019 Family Goal

I am not exactly sure how it happened, but it is officially 2019!! Where did 2018 go? Did it go by in a flash for anyone else?? Anyway, despite my disbelief, 2019 is here and along with it are so many goals and plans for […]

12 Tips for an Amazing Time at MNSSHP!

12 Tips for an Amazing Time at MNSSHP!

  One of my favorite nights of the year is right around the corner! Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World! The night is pure magic! If you ever get the chance to attend I highly recommend it. It is fun for […]

Exploring Florida- Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Exploring Florida- Sweetwater Wetlands Park

  Last Sunday we set out on another family adventure. This time we headed north to Gainesville, Florida! Before we moved to Florida all I really associated Florida with was Disney, beaches, and TONS of people. I never anticipated how much gorgeous nature there would […]

Florida Off the Beaten Path- Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive

Florida Off the Beaten Path- Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive

  I know when the topic of Orlando comes up the first thought is THEME PARKS! I know that is where my mind first heads! I have been visiting Orlando for years and never ventured past the central hub of theme park central! Now that […]

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida- A Must See for Nature Lovers!

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida- A Must See for Nature Lovers!

  During our week-long visit to Naples, FL, the kids and I were looking for some fun and educational places to visit. Boy did we find that place when we found The Conservancy of Southwest Florida. I stumbled across an ad for The Conservancy when […]

A Picture Perfect Day at Naples Botanical Garden

A Picture Perfect Day at Naples Botanical Garden

Last week we had the opportunity to do some exploring around Naples, Florida! If you ever get the chance to visit I highly recommend it! It is an absolutely gorgeous area with a TON of stuff to do! One of the top items on our […]

State Park Family Pass for the Win!

State Park Family Pass for the Win!

My fellow Floridians…are you aware of the sheer number of State Parks in this state?? My mind is seriously blown! They ¬†are everywhere!! Not only are they everywhere…but they are amazing! Whether you are looking for a place to go biking, birding, snorkeling, camping, shelling, […]