Protect Your Child’s Identity From Thieves

Freeze Your Child's Identity

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. All opinions are 100% mine. There is a lot of talk about identity theft these days, especially after major retail chains have had security breaches. It’s scary how much a person’s life can be effected by the […]

10 Adventures You Can’t Miss On Florida’s Space Coast

Florida Airboat Ride

Does your ideal vacation include adventure activities for the whole family? If so, then your next adventure vacation awaits at Florida’s Space Coast. We are lucky because Florida’s Space Coast is just a short drive from us here in Central Florida, so we have taken advantage of everything the coast has to offer several times […]

The Relaxing Florida Vacation You’ve Been Craving – Gulf County, Florida

Gulf County Florida Beach

Last spring my family discovered a new side of Florida when we visited Gulf County, Florida. Away from all of the hustle and bustle, we were amazed to find a quite, secluded piece of untouched beach that is simply beautiful, completely serene and wonderful. We are beach people who have grown up on Florida beaches, but the beaches of Gulf County, Florida were unlike anything we had ever seen.

Discover The Natural Beauty Of Gulf County, Florida

Gulf County Florida Beach

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gulf County, Florida for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I thought I knew Florida. I’ve lived here virtually my whole life, and I have traveled to many small Florida towns. I especially thought I knew Florida’s beaches. I grew up on Florida beaches […]

Visiting Gulf County Florida & Vacation Sweepstakes

Gulf County Florida Beach

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gulf County, Florida for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Here in Florida, we have no shortage of beaches to choose from. While some people opt for the fast-paced beach scene, for me the beach is a place to relax. I want to sit […]

Meet The Scott’s Pros And Get Lawn Care Tips In Jacksonville

Florida Clover Grass

This post brought to you by Scotts Turf Builder. All opinions are 100% mine. I have the St. Patrick’s Day bah-humbugs. My daughter is positive she is going to find a four-leaf clover in our growing patch of clover in the backyard. I am certain there isn’t a shamrock in the bunch, and I want […]

The Festival of Fantasy Parade Preview At Walt Disney World

Lost Boys Festival Fantasy Disney Parade

When the Magic Kingdom’s new Festival Fantasy parade debuts in March, audiences young and old will be awestruck by the costumery, the pageantry and the addition of Disney’s newest Princesses.  Yes, let’s get that out of the way first — for all parents of Frozen-obsessed children like mine, Frozen’s Anna and Elsa will join the […]

The Battle Against Dollarweed – It’s A Florida Thing

Dollarweed Florida Grass

This post brought to you by Scotts Turf Builder. All opinions are 100% mine. The grass is always greener… in Florida. Here it is February, and as I look outside I see a sprawling lawn of green grass — well, mostly green. Our two frosts this season just barely browned the grass. It’s not a […]

Protecting My Family From The Sun With Banana Boat Sunscreen

Banana Boat Sunscreen

As a Florida girl, I am no stranger to the sun. Enjoying the outdoors is a way of life here in the sunshine state. Trips to the beach, to Disney, to the park — there is always a reason to be outside in the sun. But this Florida girl also understands how important it is […]

5 Reasons To Wear Sunglasses — Every Time

Sun protection

This post is brought to you by The Motherhood, however, all thoughts and opinions are my own. I don’t step foot outside without sunglasses. Honestly, it isn’t as much because I am really good about taking care of my eyes as it is that I have light eyes, I live in FL and bright sunlight […]

VISIT FLORIDA Is Giving Away 50 Florida Vacations!

Visit Florida Sweepstakes

This post brought to you by VISIT FLORIDA. All opinions are 100% mine. I am a Florida girl, through and through. My family is one of the usual ones with roots in the state – seven generations worth. And I even married a FL boy. This is my home, and I can’t imagine living anywhere else. […]

Kennedy Space Center: Angry Birds, Astronauts & A Shuttle – Oh My!

Kennedy Space Center Apollo Rocket

Thank you to the Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex for inviting my family to experience KSC for ourselves. All thoughts and opinions are my own. At some point in time, I think every child has dreamed of being an astronaut and blasting off into space. There is something magical about the unknown, and just plain cool about […]

Gator Spotting At Boggy Creek + The Peaceful Makinson Island

Boggy Creek

If you really want to explore Florida’s waterways up close and personal, there is no better way than in an airboat. Sure, they are very loud, but the ride is perfectly smooth and the boat’s shallow nature allows you to ride up into the marsh in just a few inches of water. Growing up in […]

Heart Pounding Fun At Florida EcoSafaris

Florida EcoSafaris

If you are looking for a little heart-pounding, adrenalin-racing, scream-at-the-top-of-your-lungs fun then look no further than Florida EcoSafaris. Located on a 4700 acre eco-ranch and wildlife conservation area, this is untouched Florida at its best. And at the heart of the natural Florida beauty stand 65-foot wooden platforms that are ready for adventure-seeking to take a leap […]

Hammock Beach Resort ~ Golf, Water-Park, Spa & Family Fun!

Hammock Beach

On Florida’s east coast, just north of the Space Coast, lies a hidden vacation gem. Until recently I had no idea this vacation haven for families, golfers, and couples alike existed just an hour drive from my house. Now that I have visited Hammock Beach Resort, I can’t wait to return. Tucked away off the […]