• Orlando Adventures


    Let me start off by saying that I don’t like amusement parks. I think they’re cheesy and overpriced, and I’d rather spend my time and money elsewhere. However, I’m a big fan of the Harry Potter books. At first, I didn’t think Harry Potter was for me. Wizards and magic? Totally not my thing. But, […]


    Red Chair Affair

    August 28, 2010


    Tonight, I had the pleasure of attending the 6th Annual Red Chair Affair at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre in Orlando. The Red Chair Project is a public service designed to increase participation in the Orlando/Central Florida arts and cultural community by building awareness. As a collaborative campaign involving arts and cultural organizations from […]


    Suite?!? Sweeeeet.

    August 26, 2010


    Greetings from Orlando!! ūüėé This afternoon, when I checked into the¬†Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, I had the following conversation: Front desk lady: Welcome to¬†Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, Mrs. Haupert. I see that you are staying with us for four nights. Me: Thank you. Yes, I am. Front desk lady: Would you like one key or […]



    Wow! Now that’s what I call a food event! I’ve never seen anything like it! The Pillsbury Bake-Off¬ģ was fun, exciting, and even somewhat intense at times– there was $1 million at stake! How the contest works: The 100 finalists have 4 hours to make their recipe and submit the final product to the judges. […]


    Breakfast Before Bake-Off

    April 12, 2010


    Wahoo! Just about caught up! It’s been a crazy few days here in Orlando, so I’m sure you can image how easy it is to get behind with blogging. I’m glad to be back on track! If you didn’t read CNC over the weekend, here are some links to catch you up to speed! On […]



    The final session of the day was called “Entertain with Ease Using New Cooking Technologies from GE.” The group learned about induction cooking and watched a couple of cooking demonstration using this new technology, which¬†works via a magnetic field to provide fast, efficient cooking. Fun facts: The GE induction technology has the ability to boil […]


    Seasons 52

    April 11, 2010


    Look who I bumped into tonight: Caitlin,¬†Gina, and¬†Julie!¬†I have a feeling that you probably recognize these lovely ladies from the blog world. ūüėČ Tonight, we¬†met at Seasons 52 in Orlando for appetizers, drinks, and dessert. Seasons 52 is a healthy grill and wine bar with a seasonally changing menu. It sounded like the perfect place […]