Author Archives: Erin Baker

Phineas and Ferb Live Action Show at UCF Arena March 3rd 2013

A live action show of Disney’s popular cartoon, Phineas and Ferb, will be at the UCF Arena on Sunday, March 3, 2013.  Phineas and Ferb: The Best LIVE Tour Ever!, as Disney is calling it, will feature the show’s cast … Continue reading

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Massage Experience at the Mission Inn Resort’s Spa Marbella

While at a recent trip to Mission Inn Resort and Club I had the opportunity to schedule a massage at the resort’s spa, Spa Marbella. Being an intimate destination I was unsure of what to expect from the on-property spa. However, … Continue reading

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Free Admission to Orange County Regional History Center during Summer 2012 for Children and Active Military

Each Monday all summer long, children 12 and under receive free admission to the Orange County Regional History Center with one paid adult entrance (up to four free children admissions). The deal runs through August 6th, 2012 (click here for … Continue reading

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2012 Easter Egg Hunt in Orlando at Cypress Grove Park on Good Friday, April 6th

The Early Childhood Ministry of First Presbyterian Church Orlando hosts its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, April 6th, 2012 for children through age five. Easter Egg Hunt Festivities begin at 10 AM at Cypress Grove Park in Orlando with a … Continue reading

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Chill and Lounge Out at Lake Eola Park for Chillounge Night 2012 on May 12th, 2012 in Downtown Orlando

Chillounge transforms the northeast corner of Lake Eola Park into a South Beach style lounge complete with a full bar, comfortable daybeds and outdoor furniture, live entertainment, a fashion show and a firework display on Saturday, May 12th, 2012. Chillounge … Continue reading

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Frugal Deals on Salon Services at Aveda Institute to Support Toys for Tots 2011

Aveda Institute is collecting toy donations for Toys for Tots on Thursday, December 8th, 2011 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  To reward the generosity, Aveda is giving a 20% discount on all salon products, services and gift card purchases made … Continue reading

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Homegrown Co-op Offers Locally Grown Organic Food Delivered to Your Door

Homegrown Co-op has launced a weekly online farmers market, featuring fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs, breads, eggs and cheeses.  Most items are grown in Central Florida utilizing organic practices. Each Sunday at 10 AM the market opens online at: http://homegrown.locallygrown.net …and … Continue reading

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Trick-or-Treat Idea at Publix for When it Rains In Orlando on Halloween

If the weather forecast for Halloween night calls for rain, Publix can save the day (or night) with free trick-or-treating for kids in select stores. Halloween Trick or Treat at Publix In Halloween nights past, select Publix stores has had trick … Continue reading

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Happy Haunting Halloween Event at Downtown Disney 2011 Cancelled

Up until 2011, Downtown Disney hosted a free Halloween Event called Happy Haunting that has now been cancelled. You can still celebrate halloween at Disney with their seperate ticketed event Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom. For free … Continue reading

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Free Car Seat Safety Inspections and Installation Help in Orlando

Orange County Fire Rescue offers free car seat safety inspections on the second Tuesday of the month at local fire stations.  Parents can call 407.836.9886 x 1 to schedule an appointment for the inspection.  The inspection location changes monthly so … Continue reading

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One Night Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Appearance in Orlando on September 21st, 2011

Orlando Residents get a chance to watch NHL hockey when the Tampa Bay Lightning play the St. Louis Blues on September 21, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. in a preseason game at the Amway Center. Presales of game tickets start July … Continue reading

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Amazing Glaze in Downtown Orlando has Full Ceramics Studio at Incredible Prices

First Presbyterian Church Orlando operates Amazing Glaze Ceramics Studio, a not-for-profit ceramics workshop with a complete line of ready-to-paint ceramics.  Visitors can select items ranging from dinnerware, decorative seasonal and household items and holiday ornaments. Once items are painted, volunteers … Continue reading

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Winter Park Boat Tour Offers Tranquil Journey Through Winter Park Chain of Lakes

Three blocks from Winter Park’s famed Park Avenue shopping district sits a boat dock that allows curious individuals up-close access to some of the most beautiful waterways and mansions of Winter Park on the Scenic Boat Tour. The one-hour “cruise” … Continue reading

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Tim Tebow Making Appearance in Orlando on June 11th, 2011

Tim Tebow, former University of Florida football star and current quarterback for the Denver Broncos, will be available for a meet and greet and book signing on Saturday, June 11th at the East Colonial Drive Barnes and Noble.  The event starts … Continue reading

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BOGO Deals at Chick-fil-a During June 2011

A visit to the Orange Avenue Chick-fil-a in the SODO area of Orlando on any Tuesday in June means a great deal.  The restaurant is launching, “Terrific 2’s-day” for the the start of the summer with Buy-One-Get-One Deals every Tuesday … Continue reading

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Skip the Large Grocers and Take Advantage of Affordability at Local Produce Stands Around Orlando

It seems that living in the sunshine state, good produce would abound at local grocery stores, but choices at the major food chains are slim and expensive. Travel distances from farms to consumers account for a large part of the … Continue reading

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Baby and Children Music Classes – Now Registering

MusikGarten is one of the leading early childhood programs designed through research, to enrich learning of vocabulary, communication, self-esteem and of-course music. First Presbyterian Church of Orlando offers this curriculum through certified instructors for children birth through six years. During … Continue reading

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Indoor Activities for Kids During the Dog Days of Summer in Orlando

The hot summer months take the life out of us adults, but kids seem to never lose any energy.  When heat indexes reach 100 plus degrees, indoor activities that can burn kids’ energy are a must. Children’s Activity Centers The new trend … Continue reading

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Orlando Splash Pads are Open for the Season in Orlando, Dr Phillips, Lake Mary, Oviedo, and Winter Park!

As the weather warms there is no better activity to wear children out than water play time.  Splash pads across Central Florida are opening for the summer season: Downey Park 10107 Flowers Avenue, Orlando $1 fee applies during busy seasons … Continue reading

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Wonderland of Lights Drive-thru at Osceola Heritage Park

In 2010, Osceola Heritage Park created a one-mile display of holiday lights, some up to three stories tall, that passengers were able to view as they drove along in the comfort of their own vehicle. As of November 7th, 2011 … Continue reading

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New Disney Cruise Ship, the Disney Dream, Arrives at Port Canaveral

The newest Disney cruise ship, the Disney Dream, sailed into Port Canaveral, Tuesday, January 4th, 2011 to a crowd of waiting Disney officials and media after a 16-day voyage from Germany where the ship was built. Disney Dream The Disney … Continue reading

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Music at the Casa

The Casa Feliz Historic Home opens its doors Sunday afternoons this fall for the public to enjoy a full schedule of performances by some of Central Florida’s most talented musicians. While at the manor, guest can capture a glimpse of … Continue reading

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