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Blueberry Wine: Boost Your Immune System with these Sensational Libations

Central Florida has more to offer than theme parks. On a recent trip to central Florida, my husband and I decided to check out some local wineries. To our surprise we found several wineries specializing in blueberry wine. Whether you live in central Florida or are planning a stay in a nearby timeshare rental, these […]

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Fish Tacos and Margaritas: how to create your favorite restaurant at home

I originally wrote this last year before vaccines were available, and my husband and I did not want to go out to eat. With the latest strain of this virus, my husband and I don’t feel comfortable eating in public once again. Therefore, I decided to add some recipes to this post in addition to […]

Fall Foliage and Festivals: Best Destinations Around the World

The air turns crisp, the leaves change colors, and in the USA it’s football season. However, fall is so much more. In addition to fall foliage, some of the best places to visit are known for their autumn festivals and things to do during this season. Whether creepy Jack the Ripper Tours or learning to […]

Homemade Sauce for Pasta:Learn How to Make Your Favorites

After writing how to make homemade pasta I decided to follow it up with a post about making homemade sauce for pasta. Here are some of my family’s favorites. I am leaving out typical marinara sauce and traditional Bolognese as recipes for these homemade sauces for pasta are easy to find. I typically take canned […]

Busch Gardens FL: Enjoy the Ultimate Family Fun Guide

Busch Gardens FL provides a great family vacation with animals, rides, and shows. Current hours are 10am-6pm Monday through Friday, 10am-8pm Saturday, and 10am-7pm Sunday. Check the park schedule for hours before you go. Busch Gardens FL also offers special discounts for active military members, veterans, and their families. Right now they are offering their […]

World Food & Appetizers: How to Travel the World One Bite at a Time

We had so much fun putting together our European Meat and Cheese Boards and previous World Appetizers that we decide to continue the platter theme with more world food. Even though these don’t match up with Rick Steves Monday Night Travel, they are fun platters to watch with other travel shows on Public Television. World […]

Safe Travel USA: How to Vacation Safely during Covid-19

Many people are wondering is it safe to travel right now? And if so, is it safe to fly right now? The CDC says that it is safe to travel if you are fully vaccinated, meaning it is two weeks since you completed your final dose of vaccination. However, since the Delta variant has been […]

Lemonade with Vodka: How to Make Tropical Drinks at Home

Tropical drinks traditionally conjure images of islands, beaches, tiki bars, and endless hours in the sun. But when you are stuck at home you can still bring a bit of the islands to you. Therefore we created this list of summer cocktails including several types of lemonade with vodka that guarantee to make you feel […]

Rainbow Springs State Park: Fall in Love with Nature

For our first trip this summer we wanted to do something outdoors. We were staying in Central Florida so we decided to visit the nearby Rainbow Springs State Park. The main headsprings and Visitor’s Center is located at 19158 S.W. 81st Place Road in Dunnellon, FL 34432. Rainbow Springs State Park is open from 8am […]