Year: 2018

I Tee'd It Up at Innisbrook Resort During a Golf Clinic.
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What’s New in Florida Golf for 2019

What’s new in Florida golf for 2019? If golfing is your game, these four Florida golf courses and greens are new or improved for 2019. They include high-tech driving ranges and signature resorts and courses.

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Fun New Year's Eve Celebrations in Florida
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Step or Jump Into the New Year with These Fun Florida Events

From day hikes to polar plunges and dogs in costumes to the state’s largest fireworks display, step or jump into the New Year with these fun Florida events.

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Sunrise Over Florida Bay in the Flamingo Campground, Everglades National Park, Nov. 2018
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2018: Yes, Flamingo is Open in Everglades National Park

Recently, I took a nostalgic trip to a place I once called home and I can confirm, yes, Flamingo is open in Everglades National Park. After many hurricanes and aging infrastructure, work is not done but one company has taken the destination under its wing to make it something magnificent.

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Santa Makes an Appearance During Winter's Wonderland at Clearwater Marine Aquarium.
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Fun & a Bit Quirky Florida Holiday Celebrations

Holly, jolly events are plentiful in the Sunshine State from Christmas light cruises to surfing Santas. Here’s my short list of fun and a bit quirky Florida holiday celebrations.

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Bags Are A Key Resource to Have While Canning in Buffalo and Anywhere.
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Canning. Buffalo-Style

The evening was about collecting aluminum cans and plastic and glass bottles with the goal of redeeming them for cash. New York is one of a handful of states that charges a deposit (a nickel) on most cans and bottles

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Stepping into The Olive Grove in Brooksville, Fla.
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Florida Travel: Learning and Playing in The Olive Grove in Brooksville

When Dede and Cambren Davis visited Italy about a decade ago, they were inspired to plant an organic olive orchard today, they own The Olive Grove in Brooksville.

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Utilize the Sharing Economy to Plan Your Florida Adventures

From RV rentals to unique camping locations to hiring a local friend to show you hidden gems, utilize the sharing economy to plan your Florida adventures.

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A Delicious Tropical Fruit Milkshake at Robert Is Here in Homestead, Fla.
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Meet the Florida Agritourism Association, ‘The Ultimate Field Trip’

Every ounce of me is meant to be a country gal. I can certainly hold my own in major cities as New York, London, Paris, and Bangkok, but even then, I’m seeking the most authentic, off-beat experiences. People who follow my adventures through Florida often ask, how do I find them? One source is the Florida Agritourism Association.

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Boardwalk Trail at Congaree National Park in South Carolina, Oct. 2018
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Discover South Carolina: Congaree National Park with a Dog

Oh, how I love jumping into an adventure. In October, I drove up to South Carolina and followed some memorable pathways with my favorite travel companion by my side. My dog Radcliff. One of my stops was Congaree National Park.

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Pearl Fryar Topiary Garden, Bishopville, S.C., Oct. 5, 2018
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Discover South Carolina: Pearl Fryar Topiary Garden, A Yard of Dreams

A recent conference allowed me to discover South Carolina and visit the amazing Pearl Fryar Topiary Garde, a true yard of dreams. “If you build it they will come,” is a whisper out of an Iowa cornfield in the fictional movie Field of Dreams. I am not sure if he was inspired by a whisper but in Bishopville, S.C., Mr. Pearl Fryar built a home with a stunning topiary yard in a former corn field.

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