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Florida to New Orleans Road Trip: Hidden Pleasures

A few years ago, my husband, Dan and I took a South Florida to New Orleans road trip for our anniversary. Originally, we wanted to return to Las Vegas where we honeymooned, but due to family obligations we decided to try a road trip. We spent 11 days on our drive, but only 4 were […]

How to Make Easy Soul Food Recipes

The origins of soul food begin during slavery with the foods slaves were given by landowners to prepare for themselves. Of course, their cooking was heavily influenced by their African heritage. However, today it has become almost synonymous with Southern cooking. In addition, along the Mississippi, it has mingled with Cajun style cooking from New […]

How to Make Valentine Day Recipes for Two

Saint Valentine Day conjures up images of romantic dinners for two by candlelight with Barry White playing in the background to set the mood. Whatever images come to your mind, here are some Valentine Day recipes. In addition to Valentine Day recipes for dinner, I have also included romantic breakfast ideas. And what is more […]

Civil Rights Tour: Learn how to make a difference

Before the pandemic, my husband and I planned a civil rights tour from Florida up through Alabama and Mississippi. Unfortunately, we didn’t get to go on the trip, but it got me thinking about some of the sights we planned on seeing. It also got me thinking of civil and human rights worldwide, which led […]

What are the Best Sexy Drinks for Valentine Day?

Did you know that chocolate has been used throughout history to treat ailments? According to Medical News Today, chocolate is believed to contain antioxidants and possibly lower cholesterol and decrease memory decline. So there is no need to feel guilty indulging a bit this Valentine’s Day. We have put together some sexy drinks for the […]

50 great plans for romance, steamboats, dinner cruises, New Orleans

Best Romantic Date Ideas: 50 Great Plans for Romance

According to a study done by the Pew Research Center, over 50% of adult Americans report that they are in a serious romantic relationship. If you are one of these people, 50 great plans for romance are waiting for you. What are some romantic date ideas? Traveling is always a great way to change perspective, […]

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Make French Food Recipes: How to Create a Fabulous Meal

If you can’t travel to France, then bring some of the French food culture to your home by cooking romantic French cuisine. Try these easy French food recipes starting with an appetizer of tapenade, an olive spread. Then cook up some Pan Fried Fish with white asparagus. Of course, serve it with some white wine. […]

Great Romantic Getaways in Florida: Go Now

What are the best places in the world for a honeymoon? Recently I collaborated with travel writers to discover the best places for romantic getaways worldwide. However, when people ask me, ” What is your favorite vacation place?”, I say Florida. I know, I’m biased because I live here. But my husband and I keep […]

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South African Wine: Discover Must Do Virtual Experience Now

Crisp whites, full bodied reds, you don’t need to be a sommelier to enjoy good South African wine. However, we wanted some information from an expert, so we decided to check out some of the best South African wineries with Manfred. If you get a chance to journey to South Africa, you will have to […]

Unique Dining Experiences: Find the Most Unique Restaurants in the World

Where should we go to eat? I don’t know, where do you want to go? I don’t care, where do you want to go? It doesn’t matter to me. It really doesn’t matter to me either. What are you in the mood for? Does this happen to you? Do you get in a rut about […]