The Corn Maze at Heritage Farms in DeLand

For the past few years, our family has made a tradition of celebrating the start of October by visiting a corn maze. We usually drive down to Long and Scott Farms down in Zellwood, but we

Weeki Wachee Springs

Ever since Katie's first year of preschool, we've made a tradition of celebrating the end of summer with a special family outing. This year, Katie begged us to drive out to Weeki Wachee to see

July 4th Weekend

The 4th of July fell on a three day weekend this year, which I loved because it meant three full days of celebrating instead of trying to crowd everything into one. We decorated a wagon

Our Williamsburg Vacation

It had been more than 3 years since we last took off on a real vacation. Between my bedrest pregnancy with Grayson, juggling life with a new baby, then saving up for and purchasing

Disappearing Island

Just off the coast of Ponce Inlet, Florida, lies is a small island that comes and goes with the tide. It is a Mecca for local boaters who come to relax and play every weekend. We hitched

Hontoon Island

Where DeLand meets the St. John River lies Hontoon Island State Park. Accessible by a courtesy ferry, the park is a wonderful (and free!) way to spend a morning communing with nature.