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  • The Stetson Mansion “Decks the Halls”

    The Stetson Mansion “Decks the Halls”

    Nobody “Decks the Halls” quite like the Stetson Mansion in Deland, Florida. Florida’s first luxury home built in 1886 by famed hat maker and philanthropist John B. Stetson is transformed into a winter wonderland throughout the holiday season.   Holiday music is heard on the baby grand player piano as you take a guided tour through three  gorgeous floors of holiday decor where you’ll learn the history of the mansion and hear the inspiring story of […]

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  • Grammy Nominee Dave Koz ..  Talkin’ Music, Friends, Cookies & Social Media oh my!

    Grammy Nominee Dave Koz .. Talkin’ Music, Friends, Cookies & Social Media oh my!

    We had the pleasure of interviewing six-time GRAMMY® Award nominee Dave Koz . His live show, “Dave Koz and Friends A Smooth Jazz Christmas ″ is a hit, year after year! The Famous Audrey Koz Chocolate Chip Cookie 1/3 cup softened butter 1/4 cup Canola oil 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 large egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/2 tablespoon Frangelico 1 1/2 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1 […]

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  • VIDEO: DeLand, FL  #BestOfTheRoad

    VIDEO: DeLand, FL #BestOfTheRoad

    On the Best of the Road Rally we found DeLand, Florida to be a city where patriotism runs deep EVERYDAY! Museums, Main Street, and a Magnificent Mansion celebrate Deland’s past, present and future.

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  • It’s the #SummerOfDoing Why not try Bed and Breakfasting

    It’s the #SummerOfDoing Why not try Bed and Breakfasting

    Have you ever stayed at a Bed & Breakfast? It’s a nice alternative to staying a hotel and a great way to get a feel for a community. We recently stayed at Miss Olivia’s B & B on our way through Gainesville, Texas on a cross-country road trip. After weeks of hotels it was a welcome change to slow down the hectic pace. There’s nothing else quite like sitting on the front porch of a […]

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  • A MidLife Road Trip #BestOfTheRoad shout out on the Daytime TV Show

    A MidLife Road Trip #BestOfTheRoad shout out on the Daytime TV Show

    The journey is indeed part of our Rand McNally & USA TODAY ‘Best of the Road‘ adventure as we share with the gang on the syndicated morning show Daytime! http://youtu.be/m5TslJUpCK4

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  • The Famous Marching Peabody Ducks

    The Famous Marching Peabody Ducks

    They’re cute, they’re cuddly and they’ll quack you up. The Famous Marching Peabody Ducks spend the day frolicking in the Orlando’s Peabody Hotel’s fountain. At 5:00 p.m. the Duckmaster escorts the ducks via red carpet, their own private elevator and much fanfare, back to their $100,000 Duck Palace. Each morning at 11:00 a.m. they ceremoniously return to the fountain. Our own Sandi McKenna joined an elite group of celebrities including Paula Deen, Joan Collins, Molly […]

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  • Behind the Scenes ~ NASA TweetUp

    Behind the Scenes ~ NASA TweetUp

    A fun, behind the scenes look at the NASA tweetup before the space shuttle Discovery’s last mission, STS-133.  Want to know what an astronaut has on his bucket list? Watch the video!  

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