Month: May 2013

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A to Z’s of the Solo Travel Girl

Is the solo travel girl made of sugar and spice and everything nice? Perhaps, but there’s more to this gutsy gal. Last month I participated in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge and my meme focused on characteristics of the solo travel girl. In case you missed it (which you probably did, I was Read More »

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Save the Date: Inaugural Savannah Food & Wine Festival Nov. 11 – Nov. 17, 2013

Famous for Lowcountry boils, pralines and birthplace of Paula Deen’s success, celebrate the flavors of this genteel Georgia city during the Inaugural Savannah Food & Wine Festival scheduled for Nov. 11 – 17, 2103. The weeklong culinary celebration will feature national and international winemakers, wineries, sponsors, celebrity chefs, the James Beard Foundation, and vintner Rob Read More »

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On My Way to Follow the North Star in Ontario

I’ll be following the North Star in Ontario next week and I couldn’t be more excited! No, it’s not another NASA thing I’m involved with it’s a travel blogger thing. I’m attending the Annual Travel Blog Exchange Conference (which means I’ve attended every North American #TBEX) in Toronto, June 1 and 2 and as a Read More »

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50 Shades! The Musical is LOL! Funny

I haven’t read “Fifty Shades of Grey,” have never seen the Chippendales, nor have I ever attended a bachelorette party with male strippers (or female for that matter). My narrow world was opened a little more after seeing the reaction of the female audience attending 50 Shades! The Musical. They howled, catcalled and whistled so Read More »

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Tips for Greening Your Florida Vacation

Reducing your carbon footprint during a Florida vacation does not mean sleeping in a chickee, hugging trees and foraging for food. Well, if you’d like to do that, go ahead and knock your socks off but I have some other tips for a green getaway in the Sunshine State.

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Bucket of Berries from Spring Valley Farms’ 2013 Blueberry Gleaning

Blueberry season is wrapping up in Florida and over the weekend I headed to Spring Valley Farms in Umatilla (about an hour north of Orlando and near the retirement community, The Villages) to celebrate the end of the growing season with a Blueberry Gleaning. This was a charity u-pick event with proceeds benefiting the Redlands Read More »

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Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week June 1 – 14, 2013

Attention Sarasota foodies, visitors and residents, it’s time to cleanse those palates. Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week is June 1 – 14, 2013. Having Florida’s highest concentration of Zagat-rated restaurants, this Gulf coast community will celebrate its culinary charm with two weeks of affordable, prix fixe lunches and dinners.

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Go Ahead and Jump at AirHeads Orlando

I was a bird. I was a plane. I was David Lee Roth from Van Halen’s 1984 video for “Jump” during a recent trip to AirHeads Trampoline Arena in Orlando. It doesn’t matter I’m a childless, 40-something-year-old. Bouncing from trampoline to trampoline to trampoline was insanely fun, an incredible workout, the perfect sleeping aid and Read More »

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Health & Beauty: Week 1 of the Fysiko Eyelash Growth Serum Journey

Yesterday I began a four-month journey and hope you’ll stick around for it. No, it’s not a travel adventure nor is it some philosophical sabbatical trying to figure out the meaning of life. It’s a journey to hopefully enhance and grow long, lush eyelashes using Fysiko EyeLash Growth Serum. I recently joined a review site Read More »

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Living the M Life in Las Vegas

Stepping into the Bellagio Las Vegas just shy of midnight, my eyes were drawn to the Chihuly installation of colorful glass flowers hovering over guests in the main lobby. “G-L-A-M-O-R-O-U-S”…Fergie’s song immediately played through my head and did so each time I walked through the lobby and Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Somehow, I’ve let my Read More »

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