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Ideas for Fathers Day Gifts: The Ultimate Guide

Father’s Day is approaching so what should you get for your dad? Some dads are just hard to shop for. Therefore I have compiled these ideas for fathers day gifts with the help of my husband and several friends and neighbors, who are dads. Ideas for Fathers Day Gifts for the Mixologist Most dads enjoy […]

Appetizer Ideas Around the World: How to Make Them

These world appetizer ideas evolved from the platters we created while watching Rick Steves Monday Night Travel. After several weeks of creating European appetizers we wanted to branch out and find world appetizer ideas from other parts of the globe. Although some of these still carry over from our European endeavors, most are from Asia […]

Best Burgers Recipe Flavors: How to Make Tasty Burgers and Hot Dog Toppings

We have compiled our favorite best burgers recipe list for you to help plan your next BBQ bash. In addition to the best burgers recipe choices we have included several hot dog toppings from around the U.S. as well as some grilled side dishes. Best Burgers Recipe Choices When making burgers you can either shape […]

Oldest City in the USA: explore the amazing history

Most people know that Saint Augustine is the oldest city in the USA, but there are many interesting facts you may not know. According to history.com, the Spanish tried numerous times to colonize Florida between 1513 and 1559. All of which failed. After that King Phillip II gave up until the Huguenots built a fort […]

Nonna’s Menu: how to cook great Italian food

Nonna is the Italian word for grandmother, and everyone has their favorites from Nonna’s menu. As a child I remember going to Aunt Mary and Uncle John’s and taking home a doggie bag of delicious almond flavored cookies and eating delicious pignolata, tiny dough balls dripping with honey. Then as I was older we would […]

Ideal Family Vacations: The Ultimate Guide to Beloved Childhood Destinations

My Own Ideal Family Vacations: Lake George, NY At the age of 9, my family began vacationing for a week each summer at Lake George. The first few years we spent these ideal family vacations in Capri Village. We joined the families of my dad’s high school friends. Of course we visited tourist attractions like […]

Cheese and Meat Board: How to create amazing displays

We started watching Rick Steve’s Monday Night Travel a few months ago. Of course, Rick pairs his food and drink with the country he is traveling to for each show. Recently we switched to watching the show on Tuesday after it is recorded so we can eat dinner during it. As a result, we are […]

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Caverns in Florida: Sleep under the Stars

Did you ever want to try spelunking? Experience timeless caverns in Florida, and then go camping at Florida Caverns State Park. We initially stopped here for the night on our road trip to Louisiana. But it is an experience worth repeating. Timeless Caverns in Florida Cave Tours Located in Northern Florida in Marianna, Florida Caverns […]