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Month: May 2017

Black Belt Bound

Black Belt Bound

“I’m going to get my black belt.”   I had been trying to persuade my son that another activity should replace the taekwondo classes he had been taking for the past few years. I thought it was time for a switch. My youngest son was ready for another activity too, until he realized he would have to give up taekwondo. “I’m going to get my black belt.” He spoke in a voice that I had never heard him use before….

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Coffee and Cats

Coffee and Cats

Feline fanatics and coffee connoisseurs unite. The new Orlando Cat Cafe seemed like an ideal place to take our feline fan during our latest trip to Clermont, Florida. Located in the Town Center at Cagan Crossings on Hwy 27, North of Hwy 192, the Orlando Cat Cafe is approximately 4 miles west of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. When we entered the cafe we were disappointed that we had already eaten lunch, as the pastries, coffee and sandwiches looked delectable. The cafe…

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A Summer of Reading 

A Summer of Reading 

I enjoy beaches and pools, however my true passion of summer has always been reading. Many of my childhood summers were spent going to our local public library and participating in their reading programs. I enjoyed the programs and hanging out with my friends. Yet, the best part was reading book after book when I came home. Now I still look forward to summer reading. I enjoy taking my kids to our public library and watching them build their own…

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Chef Mickey’s

Chef Mickey’s

We were finally able to catch an open brunch reservation at Chef Mickey’s, Walt Disney World’s popular restaurant located at the Contemporary Resort. Even though my oldest has wanted to go to this restaurant for some time, the scarcity of open reservations and his fear of high ceilings have held him back from enjoying this experience. I was proud that he was able to work through his fear, so we could enjoy the restaurant together as a family.    When…

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