TMSM’s Adventures in Florida Living ~ Family Time

It’s Wednesday and time for our weekly check in. This week we’ve been super busy, my parents have been in town! Yay! Lets catch up!

Last weekend we were trying to do all we could to get the monthly magazine finished, plus prepare for a visit from my mom and dad. It was a lot to do, but we managed. The magazine looks great and the house and such got cleaned up nicely, so we were set by Sunday evening when they arrived. It has been since the beginning of January since I’ve seen my parents, so this visit was long overdue. We had dinner at home on Sunday, and just sat around and visited. On Monday, we took a road trip to find someplace to eat by the beach. We ended up at Whiskey Joe’s, which is in Tampa. What a nice place! You can either eat and get drinks right on the beach, or go inside to the air conditioned restaurant to order food. The view is beautiful either way. After eating, we drove to Clearwater Beach to do a little shopping. All in all it was a fun day!

Yesterday, we finally got some rain here in Central Florida that was long overdue. We took my parents out to breakfast then did a little shopping. For dinner we had Chick Fil A, which is always a must when they’re in town, being that they don’t have that place up north. It’s the little things. Today, we took them to Gatorland Orlando, which was a new experience. They didn’t want to do Disney this trip, they wanted to try new places, so that’s what we did. My parents head back to Michigan in the morning, so I’m going to keep this weeks update shorter so I can spend some extra family time. I’ll fill you in next week, I promise!

Before I go, I’d like to wish a special HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my husband, TMSM co-pilot, partner in crime and very best friend, Scott! I hope you had a wonderful day, the boys and I love you!

Until next week, sending you all lots of love, blessings and pixie dust! See ya real soon! ~M

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Michele Atwood is the Owner/Editor of The Main Street Mouse and it’s subsidiaries and author of the books “Moving to Main Street U.S.A.” “How Many Sleeps Till Disney?” and “How Many Sleeps Till Disneyland?” Michele also contributes Disney news to the Joe Kelley Morning Show on 107.3 WDBO in Orlando. She and her family made the move from Michigan to the Orlando area to pursue their Disney dreams. Michele is a life long Disney fan, and has two sons who have followed suit, each going on their first Disney trip before their first birthday’s. Part of the goal Michele has for The Main Street Mouse is not only to keep members informed, but to create somewhat of a Disney Family by relating to others through personal experiences and opinions. Also, Michele is making it a priority to share stories of inspiration and hope to other Disney Fans in an effort to share the Magic and hopefully make a difference in the lives of others. ~ I enjoy writing personal perspective blogs, doing TMSM Meet Ups for our readers, and keeping the constant interaction going with others, sharing the Disney Magic to people when they can’t be at their Happy Place.

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