Paradise Coast

Paradise Coast

Like most days, we started out with a plan. Like the best days, it changed. We began our morning by cruising over to Naples for the Naples Botanical Garden’s Sunday dog walk. I thought it was the perfect time to take a stroll before heading to 5th Avenue South...
Mama Has a Plan

Mama Has a Plan

All the information you need to plan a Walt Disney World Vacation with your dog is featured in my guest post for the Mamas at www.nwaMotherlode.com. You’ll find out about dog-friendly ‘Good Neighbor Hotels,’ and how to choose one that’s close....
Disney Dog

Disney Dog

You can’t take your dog with you while you ‘drink around the world’ during EPCOT’s International Food and Wine Festival. Disney parks do not allow pet dogs, nor do the majority of their resorts. HOWEVER! There are a few non-Disney owned hotels located on property that...
The City Beautiful

The City Beautiful

In 1990, I was a Walt Disney World College Program participant. At that time, I was in Orlando without a car and living on Disney property in Lake Buena Vista as a college intern. I mostly just went to work, then back to ‘Waste A Way’ Village; that was...
Surf’s Up

Surf’s Up

Believe it or not prior to February 2014, I’d only been paddling a couple of times. Yes, I know it’s ridiculous that I was born and raised in Arkansas, lived in the Ozarks for 25 years, and not done more of it. Yes, I know I missed out on all those college float trips...
The Forgotten Coast

The Forgotten Coast

A week in this area of the country can really change your perspective. From swampland to sandy beaches and hometown hole in the wall bars to historic district shopping, there’s no reason this coast should be ‘forgotten.’ And for the record, the best...