Tag Archives: Orlando

Dinner Date Dilemma

Have you ever had one of those nights where neither of you have a preference for where  to eat out, so no one can decide? We certainly have, and we’ve learned it’s best to have a plan. We’ve recently discovered … Continue reading

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Romantic Orlando – West Orange Bike Trail

We had the opportunity to spend an afternoon bike riding together on the West Orange Trail in West Orange County. It was a beautiful day, and the cost was minimal thanks to a Living Social Deal. We pedaled for 12 … Continue reading

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Romantic Orlando – Antonio’s Italian Cafe and Market

Our next offering in our Romantic Orlando series is one of the places we frequent on our weekly Monday date nights. Antonio’s Italian Cafe and Market. Antonio’s has been in business in the city of Maitland, since 1989. It has … Continue reading

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Romantic Orlando – Yellow Dog Eats Bistro

There is a little town to the south and west of Orlando called Gotha. It was established in 1879 by a German Immigrant who named the town after his home town of Gotha, Germany. If you didn’t know it was … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

New life – there’s nothing like it. Whether you’re a new born baby, like our 1st great nephew, Django Kelly Sanchez, who was born on Saturday: Or you’re newly born again. (I will celebrate my spiritual 42nd birthday on December … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

Have you ever noticed how after a big event or high point in life it is usually followed by a let down? Trying to adjust to normal life can make one feel downright blue. Why? Most likely it is because … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

Eight months ago Tom took me away for our 32nd anniversary. The plan was to spend a couple of days playing golf at a beautiful course in south Orlando. You may remember we had to go from Plan A to … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

This post may seem late, but to our bodies it’s (yawn) morning.  We’re still adjusting to the time change from Phoenix time to Orlando time.  It’s usually a two hour difference, but AZ doesn’t participate in Daylight Saving Time, sooo … Continue reading

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A Fragrant Aroma – Beauty in the Desert

I was born in Orlando.  I have never lived outside of the state of Florida.  I love the beach, and even if I am unable to go as often as I would like, just knowing it is there is a … Continue reading

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Romantic Orlando – The Ravenous Pig

I have to admit that when Tom told me he was taking me out for a nice dinner at The Ravenous Pig, I was less than enthused. “I’m not in the mood for BBQ,” I told him. He said, “Good, … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

This is a special week for me.  It’s Tom’s birthday on Thursday.  I am excited to bless this man with whom I have shared every birthday of his since 1979.  He was 23, and I was 18.  We have celebrated … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

This is another busy week for us – the third of four weddings this summer will take place on Saturday. The Bride and Groom will share their vows in front of a room full of witnesses, and will become by … Continue reading

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Bursting With Joy

Have you ever felt so full of joy you felt as if you would bust?  I’m so there!  Yesterday was a memorable day for many reasons…

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Romantic Orlando – Lake Eola Park

The year was 1957.  The centerpiece of Lake Eola had been a small fountain built in 1912.  That was until this year.  The small, insignificant fountain was replaced with what became know as, “The Centennial Fountain.”  And it became the … Continue reading

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A Fragrant Aroma

Normally our Fragrant Aroma post is about a snapshot of our marriage right now.  But today we will share with you something to watch for NEXT WEEK. Last summer my sister-in-law, Sherry, sent an e-mail out to the girls in … Continue reading

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