Tampa’s Best Restaurants

It’s hard to believe that we’ve been living in Tampa for eight months! One of our favorite parts of moving to Tampa has been the food! Prior to living here, I had no idea that we’d be eating some of the most fantastic food of our lives. This list will be ever evolving but below […]

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Disney World’s Magic Kingdom

One of the biggest perks of living in Tampa is living in a city where there is so much to do. Coming from a smaller city that didn’t have professional sports, events, beaches, and endless things to do we are absolutely loving that our weekends are always packed with things to do. Every weekend feels […]

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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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travel essentials

Those that love traveling as much as me will agree that the excitement of finally clicking purchase on the flights you’ve been eyeing is unparalleled. Then, getting to map out all the adventures you’re going to take, sites you’ll see, and food you’ll taste feels like a vacation itself! After a long work day I’ll […]

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disney world – animal kingdom

Finally wrapping up my series on the Disney World Parks. Posts on Magic Kingdom, Epcot and Hollywood Studios are linked here. Overview Animal Kingdom is one of Disney Worlds most interesting parks with a theme unlike any other. With the center of the park being the infamous Tree Of Life from Lion King, the rest […]

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disney world – magic kingdom

Today I’m breaking down all you need to know for planning a trip to Magic Kingdom! Overview Magic Kingdom is the pinnacle of parks in Disney World and is the park that absolutely can’t be missed during your visit. It makes sense that Magic Kingdom was the first of the parks to open in Disney […]

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disney world – epcot

Continuing on with my posts on Disney World, today’s post is going to be all things Epcot! For my full park review on Hollywood Studios visit here and for our itinerary of a packed day of park hopping visit here. Overview Epcot has long been one of my favorite parks bringing a unique vibe compared […]

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disney world – hollywood studios

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! It’s been cold and snowy in upstate New York the last few weeks so it feels as though holiday season is now in full swing. Although my current reality is snow boots and Christmas shopping, I’m continuing on with my posts about Disney World. For today, I’ll be […]

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tips for making returning from vacation easier

Often when planning a trip the sole focus is on where you’ll stay, what you’ll eat, and what you’ll be doing. Of course, I agree that should be most of the trip planning focus however another important but forgotten element is what will be waiting for you at home when you return! This is something […]

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exploring, pa

At the end of July, we went on a family vacation where we stayed in a cabin-like resort in rural Pennsylvania. There was access to a small lake, a pool, a basketball court, and lawn games which is great when gathering a big group together. We got the entire family together on the first night […]

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