EPCOT – Food & Wine Festival 2017

This year the annual Epcot international food and wine festival starts earlier than ever. The first day for the festival in 2017 is August...

Pandora: maps & guides

This page includes the maps and guides from the passholder preview of Pandora: The World of Avatar at Disney's Animal Kingdom on May 14,...

Pandora: Passholder Preview – part 2

I'm no fan of spoilers (especially when it to comes to a Disney franchise) so I won't be giving away any secrets in this...

Disney’s Pandora – first look from a passholder preview

If you like dessert first, scroll to the bottom for a short video... One of the best things about being a Disney annual passholder are the...

Copper River Salmon comes to Winter Garden FL!

In the interest of 'dessert first' let me tell you that Copper River Salmon fishing starts May 16 and our local Publix will be stocking this...

November 11th

Veterans day is also my grandfather's birthday. Born in 1898, he was in the Swedish army when World War I ended on this day...

Anger and Hate got us here. It isn’t going to get...

I've reeeeeealy tried to keep politics out of my blog. You won't find it here again, on my FamilyFatherFL Facebook page, or the FamilyFatherFL...

VIDEO: Spotlight on Steve Blum from MegaCon Tampa Bay

This is the full, unedited video from Steve Blum's panel show, "Spotlight on Steve Blum" at the Tampa Bay Convention Center on October 30,...

Why #performancematters should matter to you…

With our caustic presidential race dominating the news, and a standoff in Dakota over human rights vs corporate rights taking "second chair," it might be...

MegaCon Tampa Bay

Technically this will be the first con as credentialed press for my little blog. The MegaCon Orlando was my very first con (even as...

Oct 14 – Ahsoka at Disney Springs!

Friday, October 14th, 4-6pm at Disney! Second and final opportunity in Orlando to meet "Star Wars Ahsoka" author E.K. Johnston and actor Ashley Eckstein for...

MegaCon Tampa Bay is coming!

Last May I got my first chance to be actual credentialed press at an event.back then I had gone as a reporter for StarWarsReporter.com so after...

Matthew Madness

Right now my kids should be in school my wife should be at work and I should be finishing up a couple stories I...

Pleading my case for the “EpicCASE”

My friends and family know me as very opinionated, but since starting my blog last spring, I've gone to great lengths to keep politics...

Last weekend for Magical Dining month in Orlando

Magical Dining month started two days early this year on August 29th and runs through Sunday October 2 but I almost missed it again! Click...

Death Star DLC first impressions

The day that many of us Battlefront season passholders like myself have most been waiting for is here! I'm going to let my son do...

Allergy Moma, Golden Oak and the Big Bad Wolf

If you missed the EPCOT - First Class video, Chef Valarie gave away prizes; two to random guests who blindly chose the right seat...

EPCOT – First Class

The very first culinary demonstration at Epcot food and wine festival 2016 featured award-winning chef Valarie Enters and her assistant Danielle from Golden Oak...

EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival 2016 STARTS TODAY!

#1 on our Family Annual Event Calendar! Come with me on this, the first day of a 2-month long tribute to fine dining... I'm about to head...

Why the EpiPen price really went up…

EpiPen: Mylan's brand of epinephrine auto-injector. epinephrine is used to reverse the effects of a severe allergic reaction and save the life of those suffering...