Month: March 2010

Snapshots

Wordless Wednesday: Sarasota Easter Bunnies

I collected rabbits a long time ago – ceramic, glass, metal, wood, whatever. While browsing through the treasures at the Sarasota Architectural Salvage booth at the Sarasota Farmers Market, I fell in love with these cast iron bunnies. And yes, one made it home with me.

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Fuzzies, Gadgets & Stuff Social Media

I’m Raveable!

It’s true what they say about time passing quickly as we age. I’m not sure how I got to be old. I mean, I’m turning 40 in little more than a month. How’d that happen? Closer to home, it’s coming up on this blog’s first anniversary! Not sure what I’ll be doing for the blog Read More »

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Fuzzies, Gadgets & Stuff

Travel with Shutterfly’s Wink Photostrips App

*Note: this product is no longer available. Bummer!* Who doesn’t love cool things? Well here’s something super cool, Shutterfly’s Wink photostrips™.  (Shutterfly is an online photo sharing and printing site and offers a free membership, similar to Kodak, Flickr and Picassa but not quite.)

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Snapshots Solo with Others

Wordless Wednesday: Dreamland BBQ

When in Rome, do as the Romans do. When in Birmingham, Ala., barbecue is a must. One word about Dreamland BBQ: yum!

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Culinary Travel Solo Travel

Wildlife Viewing in Pacci Ristorante Bar, Atlanta

Wildlife viewing in midtown Atlanta? Indeed, it’s possible and I found at least one venue to observe these entertaining, middle-aged and nocturnal creatures. As the night progresses, they exhibit elevated levels of giddiness due to an increase in libation consumption. 

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Nature Travel Snapshots

Wordless Wednesday: March Manatee Madness!

Just like Florida tourists, manatees probably didn’t appreciate this year’s cold winter. Last week while my parents were in town, we visited the Manatee Viewing Area at Tampa Electric (TECO) in Apollo Beach where we saw hundreds of manatees – big ones and small ones – basking in the warm water discharge from the Big Read More »

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Solo Travel

Single Gal in the City’s Dating Blitz

Blogger Melissa Braverman is like a real Carrie Bradshow (Sex in the City). She’s a single gal living and dating in New York City and blogging about at Single Gal in the City. But, for the next few weeks, she’s traveling across the country on an 8-week, eight-city journey to explore single life in cities Read More »

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Cool Stuff Others are Doing Solo Travel

Four-month Solo Central & South America Journey

Fellow female travel blogger Barbara Weibel is in the early stages of her four-month journey trekking through Mexico, Central and South America. Her adventure launched from Mazatlan the end of February followed with a visit to Baja, Mexico. She’s planning on riding the train through Mexico’s remote Copper Canyon and spending time with the reclusive Read More »

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Jelly Bellys at SoBe Wine & Food Fest 2010
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Wordless Wednesday: Jelly Bellys!

I attended the South Beach Wine & Food Festival last month (if you haven’t read my interview with Food Network’s Marcela Valladolid, check it out now!) and it’s definitely foodie’s paradise. I stopped by the Jelly Belly booth for my favorite candy and the presentation was just as appetizing as the flavor. Enjoy!

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Culinary Travel Solo Travel

Meeker Wine & Bin 82, Punta Gorda, Fla.

October 2, 2011 Note: Bin 82 has since closed. The restaurant became Tapas One, relocating from Port Charlotte, and is now called TRABUE. The restaurant serves locally inspired dishes and implements the farm-to-table concept when possible. “Blah, blah, blah.” When attending wine tasting and visiting wineries, that’s pretty much what I hear. “Blah, blah, blah.” Read More »

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