Christmas Merchant Stroll

Annual Christmas Walk This event has been our family tradition for years. The kids love seeing all the lights in Donnelly Park, the music tree in Sunset Park (named The Happy Tree by my 3 Read More …

2016 Mt. Dora Halloween Event Guide

The 2016 Halloween weekend is packed full of event from family activities for the young ones through an adult night of Mayhem.  Here is the run down and links to the over 10 events and Read More …

It’s Fall Y’all: Club Lake Plantation Fall Festival 2016

 Club Lake Plantation Fall Festival Club Lake Plantation, 3403 Rock Springs Road, Apopka, FL,  is a 43 acre lakefront haven with breathtaking scenery. Each year the family celebrates Club Lake Plantation Fall festival, sponsored by Randy Suggs Read More …

5 Best Local Pumpkin Festivals

Happy Fall Y’all!  Time to get outside to explore corn mazes, hunt for the perfect pumpkin in local patches, and take an adventure on the farm.  We have some great local  choices for your family Read More …

2nd Annual Seafood Festival: Aug 27th & 28th

The 2nd Annual Mt Dora Seafood Festival is just around the corner – August 27 11AM-9PM and Sunday  28th 11AM-5PM. Last year’s inaugural event was overwhelming success, which drew in over 10,000 attendees.  Festival organizers Read More …

Preserving Blueberries

I pick over 40 lbs of blueberries each season.  I am constantly asked “what do you do with all those blueberries once you get them home?” I found a few great resources to answer that Read More …