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Four Itineraries for a Disney Skyliner Gondola Crawl

There’s magic in the air! The much-anticipated Disney Skyliner gondola transportation system is now open at Walt Disney World Resort. This marks the largest addition to Disney’s transportation options since the monorail system. One of the most fun ways for…

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24 Days of Holly Jolly Joy

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Celebrate the holidays in Orlando with our list of joyful activities to partake in together every single day from December 1 – 24. December 1: Insta-worthy photos with Santa Feel like kids…

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Funnected Challenge: Week #6

Welcome to Week #6 of our Funnected Challenge, an experiment to see what happens when we intentionally add more fun and connective activities to our relationship.  It’s our last week of this six-week challenge and I’m wondering how it went…

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8 Unique Ideas for a Date Day Trip to Ocala

Surrounded by Gainesville, Crystal River and The Villages, Ocala may not be on your radar as a day trip destination. But this city located just over an hour from Orlando has so much to offer day trippers, from the sprawling…

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Funnected Challenge: Week #5

Welcome to Week #5 of our Funnected Challenge, an experiment to see what happens when we intentionally add more fun and connective activities to our relationship.  This past week Marc and I checked out the new escape room in Baldwin…

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Orlando Workshops and Classes for Couples + Girls’ Night: November 2019

This content is proudly supported by Aggressive Appliances There are so many fun classes happening around Orlando. Try a new dance class, learn a new recipe or make something perfect for the holiday season. Here are our top picks for Orlando…

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Funnected Challenge: Week #4

Welcome to Week #4 of our Funnected Challenge, an experiment to see what happens when we intentionally add more fun and connective activities to our relationship.  This past week Marc and I played Curtis Earth Trivia at Johnny’s Other Side,…

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10 Outdoor Dates to Experience in Orlando with @city.whit

Instagram is our favorite social media platform, so we’ve launched a series to showcase some of our favorite Orlando Instagrammers. Each month we’ll choose a different local digital storyteller to feature. We love following them and we hope you will…

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Funnected Challenge: Week #3

Welcome to Week #3 of our Funnected Challenge, an experiment to see what happens when we intentionally add more fun and connective activities to our relationship.  This past week Marc and I had a ridiculously fun time roller skating. I…

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Progressive Date Night in Hamlin, A Cozy Community in Winter Garden

Hamlin has been an up-and-coming area for the past couple of years and for great reason. It’s also the neighborhood I call home! This master-planned community just outside of Winter Garden is known for its close proximity to Disney, with…

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Where to Take Workshops and Classes in Orlando

Dozens of places throughout the City Beautiful host regular workshops and classes for creative couples and friends craving hands-on experiences. There are many different places to choose from, some you would expect and some that may be new to you….

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Switch Up Your Date Night Routine with Sports Lessons

After a long, grueling week at work, the promise of date night routine may be the only thing getting you to 5pm. While consistency is important, as humans are creatures of habit, it can also spell boredom for some relationships….

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Funnected Challenge: Week #2

Welcome to Week #2 of our Funnected Challenge. Science says we’re happier, healthier and more connected to each other when we intentionally add fun activities to our relationship. So, we thought we’d give the research a test drive! How did your…

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Face Your Fears at Dark Horizon Orlando Through November 2nd

SPONSORED — The first West-coast style haunt in the East, Dark Horizon Orlando is prepared to scare you into your partner’s arms with three haunted houses: The Port, The Glades, and The Village. You’ll also experience two death-defying live entertainment…

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Best Haunted Houses in Central Florida for a Spooky Date

Halloween has always had a special place in my heart. It has been my favorite holiday since I realized that if you dressed up as your favorite comic book character as a kid, people would give you candy in return!…

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Funnected Challenge: Week #1

Welcome to Week #1 of our Funnected Challenge. Science says we’re happier, healthier and more connected to each other when we intentionally add fun activities to our relationship. So, we thought we’d give the research a test drive! Marc and…

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Join Our Funnected Challenge, Starting October 7

Today is my 15th wedding anniversary with my husband, Marc. It feels like quite a milestone to be celebrated but at the same time I’m feeling like we’re a little off track. Honestly, we are in a rut. It’s no…

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Impress Your Date with Behind-the-Scenes Tours at Orlando Theme Parks

If you’re in the Orlando area, heading to a theme park is an easy date idea. But like all date spots, it can get stale if you go time and time again. To get a bit more from your theme…

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Orlando Workshops and Classes for Couples and Girls’ Night: October 2019

There are so many fun classes happening around Orlando. Try a new dance class, learn a new recipe or make something perfect for fall. Here are our top picks for Orlando workshops + classes happening this October 2019. WHERE TO…

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Kid-Friendly Dates Around Orlando by @momlando

We love following local Instagrammers that share our love for The City Beautiful and each month, we choose a different local digital storyteller to feature. This month, we’re featuring @momlando, a blog run by Dana Nichols showing the highs and…

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Kayaking in Central Florida Under $50 for Two

What better way to welcome the beginning of fall than renting a kayak and hitting the water? If you don’t own your own kayaks, it can get a bit expensive to rent kayaks for each trip. My girlfriends and I…

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Sanfording on Sundays: Brunch, Live Music, Drinks and Fun

When’s the last time you declared a Sunday funday? If you’re long overdue, consider heading to Historic Downtown Sanford for a day of diversions designed to fill your Sunday with fun, food and new experiences. Over 25 participating bars, restaurants,…

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One-Tank Road Trips to Rock this Fall’s Best Concerts

Music often plays a steady beat in relationships because music influences emotions. Think about it…some of your favorite love moments are harmonious with songs, right? The radio jam that played on your first date, the playlist from that memorable road…

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Orlando Workshops and Classes for Couples and Girls’ Night: September 2019

This content is proudly supported by Aggressive Appliances There are so many fun classes happening around Orlando. Try a new dance class, learn a new recipe or make something perfect for Fall. Here are our top picks for Orlando workshops +…

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See Evita at Orlando Shakes September 4 – October 6

Artsy date night alert! The Tony Award-winning musical Evita takes the stage at Orlando Shakes September 4 – October 6, 2019, retelling the story of Eva Perón’s rise to sainthood. The iconic musical is set in Argentina between 1934-1952, following…

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Time To Relax! Our Laziest Labor Day Weekend Date Ideas

Our ideal Labor Day Weekend involves as much relaxation as possible! We’ve compiled a list of our laziest Labor Day Weekend date ideas, from a romantic picnic, to tubing and even some staycation deals. Here are a few of our…

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8 Awesome Places to Watch a Rocket Launch in Central Florida

Rocket launches are now a nearly monthly occurrence thanks to United Launch Alliance (ULA) and Space X missions launching regularly from Kennedy Space Center. While there’s something magical about being able to watch one from your own backyard, a little…

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Strike a Pose at Wall Crawl, Downtown Orlando’s New Venue

Bring your favorite person, wear your most colorful top, and make sure your phone is charged for this artsy date night! Wall Crawl is a brand new, indoor warehouse in downtown Orlando featuring 20+ rotating murals for date night selfies…

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Win One of Five Pointe Orlando Paired-Up Date Night Packages

With 20 restaurants and more than eight entertaining experiences and nightlife venues to explore, Pointe Orlando is a slam dunk date night for any taste and budget. To give you an idea of some of the fun itineraries couples can…

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A Matchmaker’s Itinerary for a Casual Date Day in Audubon Park

As a matchmaker, I’m a firm believer in casual dates, especially for first dates. You already have the jitters, so why add the extra stress of a fancy dinner to the equation? But at any stage in a relationship, I…

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A Date Day Trip to Historic Downtown Clermont

On an impromptu day trip to Clermont several months ago, I accidentally discovered what Clermont residents already know: Historic Downtown Clermont is a delightfully charming (and rapidly growing) city not to be overlooked. With a $22 million master plan already…

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