Month: March 2012

Florida Fun Snapshots

Wordless Wednesday: Saying ‘Hello’ to the U.S. Navy Blue Angels

If ya live in Southwest Florida then you certainly know the 32nd Annual Florida International Air Show took place last weekend at the Punta Gorda Airport. The show dazzled attendees with amazing aerobatics, military jet demonstrations, historic displays and other exhibits. Thursday before the show, not only did I have an incredible flight experience with Read More »

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Culinary Travel Disclosure Florida Fun Solo Travel

Learning to Cook Quick, Easy and Healthy Vegan Meals at Worden Farms in Punta Gorda, Fla.

I’m writing this post after gobbling up my homemade dinner based on a lentil sprout saute recipe created by Sarasota chef Vicki Chelf. How was it? Mmm, mmm, mmm. Delish if I say so myself. And, pretty easy and quick to make but as Chelf mentioned during Saturday’s workshop at Worden Farm in Punta Gorda, Read More »

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Cool Stuff Others are Doing Disclosure Florida Fun

See Team RV’s Air Dance at the 2012 Florida International Air Show, March 24 & 25 in Punta Gorda

Buckled into the only passenger seat of the custom-built experimental RV* aircraft behind pilot Mike “Kahuna” Stewart I read the “warning” sign staring at me. Passenger Warning. This aircraft is amateur-built and does not comply with the federal safety requirements for ‘Standard Aircraft’. Oh boy. What was I getting myself into?

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Florida Fun Snapshots

Wordless Wednesday: Stunning Siesta Key Sunset

Sadly, I don’t take advantage of my coastal location to enjoy the nightly sunsets. It seems they’re only a scheduled event when I have visitors from out of town. Last Friday, I enjoyed this Siesta Key sunset spectacular with my mom at the corner of  Beach Road and Avenida Messina. It reminded me a very Read More »

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Cool Stuff Others are Doing Disclosure Fuzzies, Gadgets & Stuff

SmartStyleGuide.com Offers Budget-Friendly Beauty and Fashion Advice for Women on the Go

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. I’m fashionably challenged and am always trying to figure out how to get a more polished look. I’m confident in saying my sister received all of my fashion genes because she’s an up-and-coming hairstylist and makeup artist and when it comes to fashion, she has a Read More »

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Florida Fun

Blue Angels to Headline 2012 Florida International Air Show in Punta Gorda, March 24 – 25

U.S. Navy Blue Angels will soar through Southwest Florida skies March 24 – 25 when the 2012 Florida International Air Showreturns for the 32nd year at the Punta Gorda Airport. The six-pilot squadron will close out each day of the air show with their precision formations and high-speed maneuvers in F/A-18 Hornet jets at speeds Read More »

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Social Media

LLI – Resources for March 15, 2012 Introduction to Social Media: MyTweetingFaceTube

Welcome Lifelong Learning Institute Participants! Thank you so much for taking time out of your day to learn a little bit about social media by attending my “Introduction to Social Media: MyTweetingFaceTube” presentation. Following is a list of resources I mentioned during the presentation and it may take me a couple of days before it’s Read More »

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Florida Fun Snapshots

Wordless Wednesday: Here Gator, Gator in the Florida Everglades

Looking for a place in Florida to spot alligators? Although not a guarantee – since gators are wild animals – Shark Valley in Everglades National Park is a pretty good bet to spot one. Alligators are pretty cool animals and definitely need to be respected. Enjoy these snapshots of the prehistoric reptile in all its Read More »

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Contests

Grand Marnier® Wants to “Lift Your Spirits” With Sweepstakes for 4-Day/3-Night Vail Ski Trip

I can count the number of times I’ve swooshed down a ski slope on one hand (with one being Japan’s Mt. Fuji). If you’re a ski bunny, here’s an opportunity to win a 4-day/3-night ski trip to Vail, Colorado, courtesy of Grand Marnier® . The sweepstakes is called “Lift Your Spirits”and the grand prize is pretty Read More »

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Florida Fun Snapshots

Wordless Wednesday: Equine-azzi in Punta Gorda for Budweiser Clydesdales

For more than 75 years, majestic Budweiser Clydesdales have been the symbol of Anheuser-Busch and today (March 7, 2012) two of the 10-member team made an appearance in Punta Gorda, Fla. Between noon and 2 p.m., the horses were available for photos and petting, although I did see people kissing one. I didn’t get close Read More »

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