Tampa Bay on Memorial Day

After our taste of the crowds at Disney Springs on Saturday and wait time to just get our AP,s and hearing insane reports of wait times and staggered park entrances, we decided not to venture back to Disney on Monday to catch the last day of the Flower and Garden Festival. So we headed back … Continue reading Tampa Bay on Memorial Day

Catching up with Central Florida Weekend, Day 1: New Smyrna Beach

We moved in on Tuesday and after unpacking most of our boxes by Friday night, we decided it was time to celebrate Rich's first week in the Orlando office. So I picked Rich up from work and we drove the back roads through horse and vegetable farms to New Smyrna Beach. We were headed for … Continue reading Catching up with Central Florida Weekend, Day 1: New Smyrna Beach

Resort Living Day 1

We accomplished quite a bit on our first day, and our backs are feeling it. We've arranged the living room furniture to our liking, and once we're all unpacked, it's going to be pretty awesome. Just after sunset we showered in that gorgeous luxurious spa-like shower, and then sipped a glass of icy cold Blue … Continue reading Resort Living Day 1

Happy Cinco de Mayo: Good-bye Las Vegas, Hello Orlando

There is much to celebrate today. Today is Rich's last day in the Las Vegas office. It's Cinco de Mayo, which is ironic, because early last year, we discussed moving back to Florida and started the Margaritaville countdown with 3 possible dates: May 2016, Fall 2016, and May 2017. Somehow we thought that if it … Continue reading Happy Cinco de Mayo: Good-bye Las Vegas, Hello Orlando

Resort Living

Today the junk guys arrive to haul all the old stuff away, so I'm pretty confident everything we keep will fit somewhere in our resort. The part I'm most worried about is the living room furniture. When we lived in "Hotel California," the living room was so small, the coffee table had to be situated … Continue reading Resort Living