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Five Fibroids Facts

The word tumor is not something anyone wants to hear when discussing their body. But in some circumstances, it’s not all bad. This is the case with most fibroids. According to Dr. Steven McCarus, “Uterine fibroids are benign tumors of the uterus, they are growths driven by ovarian production of estrogen and progesterone.” Benign, or Read More…

Celebrate Spring’s Iconic Happenings

The season of renewal and reawakening is finally here. And while we still have no idea what resurgence might be lurking – I won’t even say the name – we can celebrate what’s coming up on the calendar. We are excited to partake in some of Central Florida’s finest traditions. Arnold Palmer Invitational – March Read More…

CELEBRATE VALENTINE’S DAY AT FOUR SEASONS RESORT ORLANDO

Experience a romantic getaway and special holiday offerings at Central Florida’s only Five Diamond Resort Make time to connect with those who matter most this Valentine’s Day with a romantic getaway at Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort. The 26-acre (10.5 hectare) Resort is truly a couples’ paradise, with amenities including a lakeside Read More…

What does practicing gratitude really mean?

This time of year, many of us are reflecting on what we have to be thankful or grateful for. The difference between the two can be a powerful distinction as we strengthen our mental health and build resilience, so let’s dig in.  Being thankful is typically an automatic response of pleasure or relief to something Read More…

Yamile Luna: Lessons Learned Through Cancer Journey

Women Are Incredible! An AdventHealth for Women Series Yamile Luna is like most of us – career driven, loving mother, devoted wife, community advocate – but her journey with cancer has taught her some important life lessons about success and self-awareness. It makes her acutely qualified for her role at AdventHealth as Vice President for Read More…

Performing Arts Preview

What’s upcoming from performing arts organizations this season. Opera Orlando Opera Orlando’s 2021-22 MainStage performances celebrate one of opera’s greats: Giuseppe Verdi. The Company kicks off its season with his beloved classic La Traviata on the MainStage at Dr. Phillips Center. Conductor Stephanie Rhodes Russell makes her Opera Orlando debut with artistic director Grant Preisser Read More…

Take A Summer Breather

by Tracy Zboril and Cara Hewett Ahhhhh… summer is finally here after what we can collectively agree has been a challenging recent past. We feel ready to indulge in some much needed and overdue worry-free days. The catch? Try telling our minds that! Shutting off the chattering mind is a feat that even monks dedicated Read More…

The Thrill of The Grill

by Chef Jamie McFadden, Cuisiniers Catered Cuisine ‘Tis the season to fire up the grill! And in 2021, grilling is for everyone – not just men. While it can seem intimidating at first, after a bit of practice and a sprinkle of patience, grilling is actually quite simple and very enjoyable – deliciously enjoyable! When Read More…

Cheers to the Other Mothers

by Christi Ashby Each year we lovingly celebrate mothers – sometimes it’s the mother-daughter bond – which of course is close to our hearts since Kate and I have worked on Orange Appeal (and siblings Interior Appeal and the Orlando Women’s Conference) together for 13 years. But as I have aged into grandmotherhood, I have Read More…

SNAP! ORLANDO PRESENTS THE VAN GOGH AFFECT

The exhibition begins with visual material that was created by Lynn Johnson for National Geographic Magazine almost 25 years ago. Those images, many of which have never been seen, give this exhibit its foundational form. Simultaneously contemplating and reaffirming Van Gogh’s resounding posthumous influence over art and culture of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries Read More…