Forgotten But Not Lost | Sydonie Mansion

As far back as I could remember I have had a love for buildings wrapped with history.  Growing up in Sarasota I was always in  wonder of the Ringling Ca’ d’Zan, I would try to Read More …

Faces of Mt. Dora: Angie Mae – Cookie Artist\Baker Extraordinaire

I love supporting and sharing the amazing businesses and owners in our community. Today I want to introduce Angie Mae the owner and creative mind behind Sweet Creativity. Angie has turned her childhood passion of Read More …

Faces of Mt. Dora: Jim & Kim Pinson | Whispering Winds

Happy Little Gift Shop | Whispering Winds The bubbles whirling, twirling, and bringing giggles from people strolling down Donnelly Street flow from the incredibly fun store- Whispering Winds. When Jim and Kim Pinson purchased Whispering Read More …

Faces of Mount Dora: Chrissy Stiles | Barrel of Books & Games

“Coolest Store Downtown” The sign reads “Don’t just walk by, its the coolest store downtown”.On 4th Avenue there is an adorable white building, adorned with studious columns, and books stacked along the roof’s edge (painted Read More …

Faces of Mt. Dora: Ellen Coates – The Cozy Nest

The Cozy Nest As you stroll into The Cozy Nest you are greeted with a such a comfortable and warmhearted feeling. The store is airy and fresh with a well balanced mix of vintage, shabby Read More …

Faces of Mount Dora: Kathryn Page

Faces of Mount Dora Kathryn Page | Texile Artist Kathryn Page, long-time Mt. Dora resident, transforms an array of textile mediums into wearable works of art.  It is described as “timeless”,  “vintage gone millennium”, avant-garde Read More …