Sunday School with Jimmy Carter
Jul19

Sunday School with Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday School twice a month at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Ga. Here’s my experience.

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Solo Travel in Georgia: 24 Hours in Plains
Jul14

Solo Travel in Georgia: 24 Hours in Plains

I spent 24 hours in Plains and attended Sunday School with former President Jimmy Carter at Maranatha Baptist Church. Here’s a timeline of my trip.

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How to Spend 24 Hours in Butler County, Ohio
Jun30

How to Spend 24 Hours in Butler County, Ohio

Is 24 hours in Butler County, Ohio, enough time to experience this charming destination? No, but it was all the time I had. The kaleidoscope of activities, food, and fun I experienced in those 24 hours left me wanting more.

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14 Ways to Love Florida This Summer
Jun20

14 Ways to Love Florida This Summer

Did you know there are ONLY 14 full weekends this summer? The lazy days kick off June 21 and run through September 23, 2019. Here are 14 ways to explore and love Florida this summer.

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How I Got Buzzed (by Bees) on My Birthday
Jun11

How I Got Buzzed (by Bees) on My Birthday

Here is a tale of getting a buzz, by bees, on my birthday with an #Airbnb Experience. It was exhilarating yet a little scary, being surrounded by honeybees in Southwest Ranches near Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

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Tips for Saving Money on Your 2019 Florida Summer Vacation
Jun01

Tips for Saving Money on Your 2019 Florida Summer Vacation

Heading to the Sunshine State this summer? Here are tips for saving money on your 2019 Florida summer vacation.

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Florida Travel: Sunken Gardens, a Paradise in the City
May28

Florida Travel: Sunken Gardens, a Paradise in the City

Nestled in downtown St. Petersburg among strip malls is Sunken Gardens, a paradise in the city. The botanical paradise is a living museum and one of Florida’s oldest roadside attractions.

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Florida Travel: Exotic Wildlife Refuge in Arcadia
May27

Florida Travel: Exotic Wildlife Refuge in Arcadia

How does Florida continue to surprise me? Earlier this spring I visited an exotic wildlife refuge in Arcadia, complete with lions, tigers, a bear, and more.

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A Kayaking Trip Reminds Me I Am Enough
May16
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Florida Travel: Snorkeling in the Manatee Capital of the World, Crystal River
May14

Florida Travel: Snorkeling in the Manatee Capital of the World, Crystal River

Snorkeling with manatees in Crystal River is checked off my bucket list. “Munch. Munch. Munch.” is what I heard while floating like Superman.

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Florida Travel: Quick Visit to Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park with My Dog
May02

Florida Travel: Quick Visit to Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park with My Dog

It has been years since I last visited the Maclay Gardens. Earlier this spring, I found my way back to Tallahassee to meet with lawmakers and worked in a quick visit to the park, bringing my dog.

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Should a Solo Female Traveler Drink Absinth?
Apr24

Should a Solo Female Traveler Drink Absinth?

Should a solo female traveler drink absinth? I asked myself that question before booking an Airbnb Experience of an absinth tasting in Berlin, Germany.

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Florida Travel: A Walk in the Dark at Chinsegut Conservation Center in Brooksville
Apr14

Florida Travel: A Walk in the Dark at Chinsegut Conservation Center in Brooksville

Hear all the creatures who chirp, squawk, and bark in the dark during a nighthike at the Chinsegut Conservation Center in Brooksville.

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A Taste of Home During Everything Buffalo Party in Sarasota
Mar27

A Taste of Home During Everything Buffalo Party in Sarasota

Wings. Beef on weck. Bison Dip. Sponge candy. Fastnachts. I need to stop, I’m getting homesick. This former Western New York now Florida gal experienced a delicious taste of home during the Everything Buffalo Party in Sarasota last month.

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Florida Travel: Hiking Myakka River State Park’s Deep Hole
Mar25

Florida Travel: Hiking Myakka River State Park’s Deep Hole

I checked something off my Florida bucket list last month by hiking Myakka River State Park’s Deep Hole. Only 30 people a day are permitted access so this journey earned me bragging rights.

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