Universal Orlando {CityWalk & Theme Park Dining}

Over the course of our visits to Universal Orlando, I had the opportunity to dine quite a few times in CityWalk.  This dining, shopping and entertainment area lies directly between Islands of Adventure and Universal Orlando theme parks.  There is no separate security and it is easy to pop out of the park for a… Read More

Universal Orlando {Volcano Bay Water Theme Park}

With our three day Universal Orlando park-to-park tickets, we enjoyed in a day of fun in the sun at Volcano Bay Water Theme Park! At this water theme park, thrills and relaxation flow in perfect harmony. Here, the TapuTapu™ wearable lets you hold your place in the ride lines and reveal wondrous surprises with just… Read More

St. Regis Girls Getaway

The St. Regis Atlanta is my “hometown” favorite for a staycation. We’ve been as a family, a couple and with girls, and there is something for every occasion. After a 2020 break, I was thrilled to scoot off for a luxurious 24-hour getaway with a couple of friends as an early Mother’s Day gift from our husbands!… Read More

Changes in Latitude {Casa Marina Resort in Key West}

For the Key West portion of our trip we stayed at Casa Marina Resort, the diamond of Key West. The resort is celebrating its 100th anniversary and I always look for originals like this when choosing a hotel! Casa Marina is located about a mile from the “action” of Duval Street and Mallory Square, which… Read More

Changes in Latitude {Key West: Island Eats}

We enjoyed some wonderful food during the Key West leg of our trip! Blue Heaven Blue Heaven was one of my favorites of the week. It is tucked away in a secret garden type location just off of Duval Street. There was live music, delicious food, and a charming atmosphere – what more could you… Read More