A Visit To Tarpon Springs

We’ve been doing weekend trips touring our new city and are having an amazing time doing it! Last month we took the thirty minute drive up to Tarpon Springs. Tarpon Springs is a small city with strong Greek roots as Greek sponge divers settled there in the early 1900’s. It’s known as the sponge capital […]

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our recent visit to disney world hollywood studios

One of the things I was most excited about when moving to Tampa was being within driving distance to Disney World. To me, Disney is one of the happiest places and being there always fills me with joy! Of course, while living in a pandemic we wanted to wait until we felt safe and comfortable […]

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lunch and the sunken gardens in st. petersburg

As evidenced in my past blog posts we’ve spent a few weekends exploring St. Petersburg! St. Petersburg has so much artistic charm I’m inclined to describe it as eclectic. There are endless bars, restaurants, parks, museums, and painted murals on sides of buildings that it’s going to take us many weekends to even scratch the […]

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The Don Cesar and st. pete beach

One stop I knew I wanted to make after moving to Tampa was visiting The Don CeSar on St. Pete Beach. This award winning hotel sits on pristine beach and is captivating with its pink exterior and white trimmed windows. A few weeks back I visited their spa for a glorious massage. After my spa […]

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Salvador Dali Museum In St. Pete

A few months ago I had seen an advertisement for the Van Gogh exhibit at the Salvador Dali Museum located in St. Pete. I didn’t know much about the Dali but after looking up the exhibit it sounded intriguing and I decided to book us tickets. Most weekends were sold out due to limited tickets […]

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Living In Tampa For Super Bowl LIV

Living in the city that hosted the Super Bowl has been such a unique experience. The weeks leading up to the game we’d drive by the stadium and watch it slowly change as massive billboards and signage began decorating the stadium. Slowly and almost without noticing billboards around the city “Super Bowl LIV” adorned every […]

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golden hour

One of the biggest advantages of moving to Tampa, FL has been the weather and it’s one of the biggest reasons why we moved! We still follow some of the local news stations on social media and one meteorologist in Rochester said that there had only been 3 days of partly-sunny weather in Rochester within […]

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our first month living in tampa

We’ve officially been residents of Tampa, FL for over a month now! Time has truly flown. Reflecting on what this first month has been like, I can say with absolute clarity that moving here has been one of the best decisions we’ve ever made. Yes, it’s been exhausting and challenging at times but it’s been […]

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cross country moving: tips and what we learned

As I mentioned in my last two posts, doing a cross-country move had so many unexpected challenges and stressors! No matter the distance, moving is already a really stressful thing to do. Add in 1,200+ miles of distance and the variables to manage become overwhelming really quickly. For this post I’m organizing everything we learned […]

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Officially residents of tampa, FL

It feels surreal to say that we are now official residents of Tampa, FL! We made the trek down last Monday and wow was it overwhelming. I always tend to get anxious when there is a lot of build-up around a specific event. My head spins in hundreds of directions of wanting to be prepared, […]

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