Planning a Cinco de Mayo fiesta? Here’s a twist on the popular paletas, those Mexican ice pops made with fresh seasonal fruit. If you don’t have the setups for making ice pops, try this refreshing sorbet recipe I whipped up utilizing fresh strawberries, blueberries and my favorite herb, cilantro. Berries are plentiful this time of year in Florida both at u-pick farms and supermarkets such as Publix, where you can find Wish Farms strawberries and blueberries.Read More
In the U.S. we don’t have grand, centuries-old castles as they do in Europe. We don’t have ancient temples as they do in Asia. Our greatest treasure is our National Park System. April 20 – 26, 2013 is National Park Week, a time to become acquainted or reacquainted with America’s crown jewels. You can set out on your own park adventure or find an event fitting your interests.Read More
From A to Z, what are the characteristics of a solo travel girl? She’s fun and frugal making her totally fabulous!Read More
Nothing says hospitality and neighborly friendliness like a front porch so it’s only appropriate Tallahassee, Florida’s capital recognized for Southern hospitality, has a new restaurant named The Front Porch with a famed chef at the creative culinary helm. I really, really, REALLY wanted to like this restaurant (located at the former location of Chez Pierre for those of you familiar with Tallahassee) yet my dinner experience this week fell short of my expectations.Read More
Timing is everything and two months ago or so when I planned a Tweetup (gathering of Twitter users) during a Tampa Bay Rays spring training game for the organization I work for, I had no idea it would be the same day Cal Ripken, Jr. would be promoting his new children’s book, Wild Pitch.