Irma Path Updated

This morning (2017-09-09), Irma has decided to take a westwardly stroll towards the gulf. This is very good news for South Florida, but less exciting for us here in North Florida. Not good news for Tampa area. For Gainesville, we now have an increased amount of wind expected. Although higher than we’d like, it still… Continue reading Irma Path Updated

By the way…

Dream Day Cakes®, the best cake bakery in Gainesville, has started offering classes. If you’re going to be in the Gainesville, FL area, you should sign up. =) More info: Dream Day Cakes Fall Classes

It's homecoming

It’s homecoming… a weird concept if you happen to live in the town where you went to school… but nonetheless, a holiday the City of Gainesville takes very seriously. Yes, I said holiday. You see, in town the schools are closed. Many businesses close their doors or have allowances for people to leave early. There’s a… Continue reading It's homecoming

A Quick Look at my County Taxes

Here’s the quick and dirty breakdown (I’ve rounded the percentages): Board of County Commissioners: $666.82 (31%) Library: $113.91 (6%) School Board: $931.65 (46%) Water District: $32.14 (2%) Unincorporated Services: $31.88 (2%) Sheriff: $129.17 (6%) Fire Protection: $103.51 (5%) So, the biggest amount seems, by far, to go to the School Board. I spend over $900.00… Continue reading A Quick Look at my County Taxes

Dream Day Cakes – Gainesville Bakery

A little self promotion never hurt… in theory. 😉 I have great news. Yeni’s been baking now for well over a year and her cakes are simply amazing. Living in Gainesville provided us the perfect opportunity for Yeni to follow her dreams and try doing something she truly loves. And with that introduction, I introduce Dream Day… Continue reading Dream Day Cakes – Gainesville Bakery

March Summary

Where has the time gone? To paraphrase the Princess Bride, which Yes, is still one of my favorite movies — there is to much to explain, let me sum up. Painting, painting, painting. (4 parents, lots of paint, bottom line: house looks great) Met Sebastian 🙂 Renewed the annual pass at Disney and got Yeni… Continue reading March Summary