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Learn How to Create Garden Rooms for Extra Living Space

Living in South Florida gives us many opportunities for spending time outside, hence the garden rooms. Over the years we have turned the blank slate that was our yard into many quaint living areas. They began with kid friendly spaces for jungle gyms, slip and slides, and outdoor areas for messy art projects and play […]

What is Picadillo, and How to Make This Tasty Dish

So what is Picadillo anyway? Long ago native Mexicans used wild boar, turkey, dove, quail, and pheasant in their cooking, but it was the Spanish that introduced cattle, sheep, goats, and pigs. How we think of traditional Mexican cooking is really a combination of techniques used by both native inhabitants and the Spanish. Here you […]

Best Mixed Drinks with Tequila and How to Make Them

Due to Cinco De Mayo coming up I decided to write about the best mixed drinks with Tequila. Of course the best way to drink tequila would be to go to a tequila tasting in Nuevo Vallarta. However, for those who can’t, I am introducing a few margarita variations and will end with some richer […]

Islands of Florida: Discover a Unique Way to Vacation

Dan and I recently got out and travelled. Well, it was a two day road trip to one of the islands of Florida. We rented a sailboat through Airbnb on Merritt Island, located on the Space Coast. This may sound glamourous to you if you have never been on a sailboat before. In reality it […]

Mixed Drinks with Rum: History & How to Make Them

Several years ago my husband and I visited a rum distillery during our road trip to New Orleans so we thought it would be fun to take this virtual class to learn more. It was 10am in Wellington, New Zealand when we met up with Ray for our virtual Rum class. We learned about the […]

Romantic Rentals Panama City Beach: Places to Share the Love

When looking for a beach getaway, look for rentals Panama City Beach. The Florida Panhandle has approximately 200 miles of white powdery sand beaches. Panama City Beach is located 112 miles west of Tallahassee, FL and about 130 miles east of Pensacola, FL. During the spring each year, Panama City Beach is a haven for […]