Hillsborough River State Park

This Saturday we went to Hillsborough River State Park.  It is located about 30 min NE of Tampa and about 1.5 hrs SW of Orlando. When you enter the park you will follow a loop that circles the whole park. The 1st Parking area “P1” has a small cabin which is the “Fort Foster Museum”. …

Earth Day – One Daily Choice That Can Save The World

Earth Day is a celebration of this amazing planet that we have been blessed to inhabit. Humans have had an impact of unprecedented proportions on Earth’s environment. We have made great strides in our technology to improve our daily lives but the processes we use to make these strides have resulted in severe consequences on…

Be Over Have

We live in a time and society that is driven by the “Haves”.  Every day we look around us and see other people with things that we would like to have. “Bob got a nice new Camaro!” “Jenny has such a sweet boyfriend!  Where can I find a guy like that?” “Mark and Sue’s kids…

2 E-Mail Lists Worth Subscribing To

I know we are all inundated with too much information these days and adding additional emails to our seemingly never ending list may not sound like an idea to get excited about but hear me out…. I have subscribed to a lot of lists in my day and have ended up un-subscribing to all but…

Future Net Worth and Passive Income Calculator

I’ve spent a lot of time searching the web for a simple yet effective way to try to estimate my future net worth and how that would translate into passive income.  In failing miserable to find something that was simple yet informative, I decided to create one for myself.  This calculator assumes that you already…

Ginnie Springs Camping Review

“No wind, no waves, and visibility forever”—Jacques Cousteau describing the springs at Ginnie Springs My wife and I took a trip to Ginnie Springs and it is one of our favorite trips we have ever taken.  The absolute beauty of nature is on display at it’s finest in this gem of a campground. Ginnie Springs…

The Slight Edge Summary

The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson is the first book in my “Bible” because it is all about the one concept that determines your quality of life more than any other and feeds into the principles and values taught in all of the rest of the books in my Bible. If I were to summarize…

Shell Key Preserve Camping Review

A few weeks ago my wife and I did a kayaking/camping trip to Shell Key Preserve near Fort De Soto park. The key is only accessible by boat which makes it a great adventure and a much less populated place to visit for the day as well as for camping! We parked our car at the…

Pandora: The World of Avatar

Last weekend my wife and I went to Walt Disney World to celebrate our 2 year anniversary and to be a part of opening day at Animal Kingdom’s new land, Pandora: The World of Avatar!  Here are some photos and videos of our Day One experience!!! The park was absolutely beautiful!  From the moment you walk…

Over Priced Stock Market?

If you are an investor in the stock market, you have experienced some significant gains over the past few years and especially since the recent presidential election.  Trump is quick to let us know just how well everything has been going since he’s taken office: This rally, especially since the election has been built on…

Everyday Greatness Summary

Everyday Greatness by Steven Covey is a compilation of stories taken throughout the history of Reader’s Digest with additional commentary provided by Steven Covey, writer of “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People”.  Like in The 7 Habits, he uses a 7 step process to help readers learn values that if implemented,  will help them obtain the…

Mermaid Art Sunrise Painting

This beautiful mermaid sunrise painting was done on a rustic window and is one of a kind! It looks like it is glowing if hung in front of a window with light shining through! I love painting magical and serene scenes like this one because it makes you feel at peace inside! Dimensions: Length= 30″…

Under the Sea Painting on Vintage Window

Under the Sea Painting on a Vintage Window is a beautiful wall decoration for a beach home! If you live by the water or you just love the beach, this painting would be perfect for you! It matches perfectly to different shades of white, and blue walls and it makes them pop. I used acrylic…