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 …

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 …

It’s Fall Y’all: Long & Scott Corn Maze 2016

 Long and Scott’s Corn Maze This has become a family fall tradition with so many in the community. Long and Scott Farms, 26216 County Road 448A in Mount Dora, for over the past 14 years Read More …

10 Vintage Finds Re-purposed into Christmas Decorations

I love discovering unique and fun items.  But can struggle with how to re-purpose the found treasures so it could  be weaved into my home decor. My solutions is before I head out to the Read More …

Mt. Dora Holiday Events

Christmas time in Mt. Dora is magical.  The millions of twinkling lights adorn the park, the buildings, and along the streets.  The events bring out families and friends as they stroll through the shops and Read More …

Mt. Dora’s Top Photo Spots

Holidays remind us it is time to update that family portrait – the the annual holiday photo card or to give as gifts to the parents/grandparents. Times have changed.  No more stuffy studios posing on Read More …

Mount Dora: “Talk Like A Pirate” Celebration

On September 19th 10AM-5PM, downtown Mt. Dora is being taken over by pirates.  The local merchants don’t want any trouble from these hooligans.  So to keep the peace, the they will surrender, to those dressed Read More …

Glamping Ideas & Inspiration

In August, Renningers Antique market held its first Glamping event.  The turn out was awesome and the owners of these incredible glampers were so inspiring.   I wanted to share some of the incredible renovated trailers Read More …