Allison Thommen


Father’s Day Events in Central Florida 2023

You have his gift and you know where to take him for brunch, but what fun things can you take dad to for Father's Day? Do not worry, we have found plenty of fun...

Sourdough Pizza Dough Recipe

It is no secret that I love sourdough in all forms - bread, cinnamon rolls, pumpkin rolls, holiday rolls, you name it, I probably want to bake it. My sourdough starter recipe is easy...

The Bribe by Willa Nash: Favorite Read of May 2023

Consider this my plea for you to read everything by Devney Perry. Her pen name is Willa Nash. Titles by Willa Nash were once the books she published for Kindle Unlimited, but her entire...

Orlando Mom Book Club: Book of the Month for June 2023

June's Book of the Month is Final Girls by Riley Sager! I love Riley Sager's style of thriller writing. His book The Last Time I Lied made it into my top 10 books of 2022. If you...

Start Your Own Sourdough Starter

I have been baking sourdough bread for a while now and my container of sourdough starter has been on a cross country road trip! However, earlier this month, it got exposed to unnecessary heat...

Favorite Father’s Day Brunch Locations in Central Florida

Do you have a plan for Father's Day brunch this year?! What about gifts?! I always take updated pictures of our girls for my husband and try to get him something else he will love. We...

Mother’s Day Events to Celebrate Moms of Central Florida

So you have plans for Mother's Day Brunch and have a gift all picked out. What do you do with the rest of the day celebrating? We have a list of events that specifically...

Most Anticipated Read of 2023 Review: King of Pride

Book #3 on my most anticipated reads of the year list was nothing short of amazing. King of Pride is out in the world and I loved every moment of this book. Ana Huang...

A Mom’s Guide to Flower and Garden Festival 2023

I love Flower and Garden Festival. EPCOT is full of beautiful flowers and topiaries. There's new food to try. It has all of the elements of a great festival at Disney World. You will...

8 Day Trip Ideas for Central Florida Families

As a stay at home mom, I love to have my days planned out especially during the summer. My mom once told me she planned something everyday that would get my siblings and I...

5 Road Trip Ideas for Central Florida Families

With summer fast approaching, many of us are coming up with ways to keep our kids entertained, enjoy the Florida weather and looking to book our family vacations. We love to get away in the...

Orlando Mom Book Club: Book of the Month for May 2023

May's Book of the Month is Finlay Donovan is Killing it by Elle Cosimano! Book Summary: "It's a widely known fact that most moms are ready to kill someone by eight thirty AM on any given...

A Guide to Central Florida Book Stores

We love to support local businesses here at Orlando Mom Collective. Personally, I love to read, so local book stores and authors are close to my heart. I use reading as an escape, a...

Most Anticipated Read of 2023 Review: Sing Your Secrets

My second book on my Most Anticipated Reads of 2023 list is out in the world! Book #4 in the "Love, Me and the 303" series, "Sing Your Secrets," is here and it is even...

The ULTIMATE List of Beach Reads

The Orlando Mom Book Club has developed the ultimate guide to beach reads. Our group was full of amazing recommendations, many of which I have added to my own TBR list. I wish I...

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