Happy Hour At Carrabba’s Italian Grill

Happy hour is always a fun time! It’s a great way to relax with friends and family while trying a new place without spending a lot of money. Happy hour menus vary but there’s always drink specials and discounts on appetizers and finger foods. My husband Billy and I were thrilled to be invited to try out the new Happy Hour at Carrabba’s Italian Grill and since we have one right in our city we made plans to check it out. We went to the Carrabba’s in Ocala, Florida where our server Ashley provided us with great service. Carrabba’s Happy Hour is offered daily and features half price appetizers (in the bar area) and drink specials throughout the restaurant. For appetizers we ordered; Calamari: Hand-breaded to […] Continue reading »

Earth Fare Supermarket Comes To Ocala

Did you hear? Earth Fare just opened their newest store in Ocala, Florida and I’m thrilled! I was invited to a pre-grand opening tour a few days before they opened and I was blown away by what I experienced. They provided me a $25 gift card (which I can’t wait to use!) plus another to giveaway to one of my readers! Keep reading to find out how to enter. Update: A winner has been chosen! Congratulations Stephanie! I was part of a small group of about 12 people that toured the store two days before it opened. We visited each department and got to sample cheese, cookies and nuts. I also got to meet another local blogger, Dawn Lopez of Cutefetti. We’ve known each other […] Continue reading »

Day Trip To St. Augustine, Florida

Since moving to Florida in 2002, we’ve enjoyed exploring the sunshine state. One of the spots we wanted to visit was St. Augustine so last week my husband & I planned a day trip there. Did you know St. Augustine was founded in 1565 and is the oldest established city in the US? St. Augustine became part of the USA in 1819 and became the capital of the Florida Territory until 1824. This historic city serves as the headquarters for the Florida National Guard. We started the day early since we had a two hour ride ahead of us. It was a beautiful morning with hardly any traffic along State Road 20. When we got to St. Augustine we decided to start with lunch and […] Continue reading »

Disney Hollywood Studios

For this week’s Wordless Wednesday, I want to share some photos from Disney Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida. Bloggers! If you have a Wordless Wednesday post up this week, share it in the Mister Linky below so we can visit. My two daughters and my husband Billy. Like I said in another Wordless Wednesday, there’s one in every family. In ours, it’s my husband. Sorry ladies, he’s taken. Continue reading »

Universal Studios #WordlessWednesday

A few years back we had season passes for Universal Studios in Orlando. Since we homeschool our kids, we were able to go whenever we wanted and we tried to go a few times a month. For this week’s Wordless Wednesday I’d like to share some of our photos. BLOGGERS! Do you have a Wordless Wednesday post up this week? Add it to the Mister Linky below so we can check it out! Continue reading »