About The Publisher: Ileana & Joe Lazala

Joe and Ileana Lazala joined Macaroni Kid Brandon as official Publishers in October 2020.

Joe is a former IT professional turned homeschool dad who also enjoys creating fun videos as “The Homeschool Squad”.

Ileana is a Registered Nurse that enjoys exploring new places and sharing her off time with family and friends.

Joe and Ileana make it their family’s goal to support local businesses. We look to help grow the community and support our local do-gooders, community resources, and awesome businesses. We are so fortunate to live in this area which is full of so much to do. We look forward to sharing our love for the community, crafts, creativity, and fun with you. We may even cook a thing or two.



What's so great about Brandon, Florida? The cities of Brandon, Riverview, Lithia & FishHawk to the big cities like Tampa and even Orlando.

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