Gasparilla 2020 ā˜ ļøā›µļøšŸ“æ

Tampa Bay has been home for me since I was born, and it has a lot of history, culture, and it’s very own fake holiday! As the title would suggest, I’m of course referring to Gasparilla, Tampa’s annual pirate festival! The quick backstory is that this tradition celebrates a pirate that may or may notContinue reading “Gasparilla 2020 ā˜ ļøā›µļøšŸ“æ”

My mini retreat to Hopkins Prairie

As a nature boy at heart, sometimes I have to escape to the woods to regroup and center myself, and that’s exactly what I did the last 2 nights. If you’ve never been, Hopkins Prairie is a gorgeous, relatively secluded spot smack-dab in the middle of the Ocala National Forest in Florida. The campground isContinue reading “My mini retreat to Hopkins Prairie”

Happy 2020! šŸŽŠšŸŽ‰šŸ„‚

Mark and I celebrated with some really amazing friends, at their house in Tampa this year! Jamie and Michael themed the party “Roarin’ 20’s”, a very fitting theme for this New Year’s! Here’s a few pictures from last night’s festivities!   Mark and I had such a great time, and we’d like to give anContinue reading “Happy 2020! šŸŽŠšŸŽ‰šŸ„‚”

Happy Holidays 2019 šŸŽ„šŸŽ…šŸ»

From the Celaya-Renaud’s! Our hearts are particularly full this year. It was our first Christmas in our new house, our first Christmas with Lawson, and our family put an emphasis on less gifts, focusing instead on more time and experiences shared together. We had a house full of family and friends, catching up and sharingContinue reading “Happy Holidays 2019 šŸŽ„šŸŽ…šŸ»”