Where to Eat in Punta Gorda: Peace River Beer Company
Apr09

Where to Eat in Punta Gorda: Peace River Beer Company

Wondering where to eat in Punta Gorda, Florida? Give the Thai dishes at Peace River Beer Company a try!

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10 Reasons to Love Highlands Hammock State Park in Sebring, Florida
Apr03

10 Reasons to Love Highlands Hammock State Park in Sebring, Florida

Lush, dense forests, ancient oak trees, boardwalk trails, and history are some of the reasons to visit Highlands Hammock State Park. Here’s what I love about this Sebring park.

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Get Outside and Get Treasure Hunting!
Mar19

Get Outside and Get Treasure Hunting!

Discovering treasure hunting during the pandemic has been a bright spot It’s a way of getting outside, keeping my body and mind active, staying safe by socially distancing from others, and discovering new places, whether in my neighborhood or another state.

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Here’s How to Legally Step Foot on Cuban Soil Without Leaving Florida
Mar08

Here’s How to Legally Step Foot on Cuban Soil Without Leaving Florida

There’s a small plot of land in Tampa’s Ybor City neighborhood owned by the Cuban government. Yes, seriously. I mean, it’s Florida so anything’s really possible.

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Things to do in Southwest Florida with Visiting Friends & Family: Janet’s Itinerary
Feb20

Things to do in Southwest Florida with Visiting Friends & Family: Janet’s Itinerary

Do you live in Southwest Florida and looking for things to do with visiting friends or family? Here’s an itinerary for my friend Janet’s Feb. 2020 visit which includes activities in Sarasota, Punta Gorda, Englewood and North Fort Myers.

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Best Shelling Experience in Southwest Florida: Treasure Seekers Shell Tours
Feb14

Best Shelling Experience in Southwest Florida: Treasure Seekers Shell Tours

Shell, yeah! I had the best shelling experience in Southwest Florida earlier this year and it was with Treasure Seekers Shell Tours in the Ten Thousand Islands.

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Shoot Like A Girl® Free Archery and Firearms Experience at Bass Pro Shops® in Fort Myers, FL, Feb. 6 & 7, 2021
Feb02

Shoot Like A Girl® Free Archery and Firearms Experience at Bass Pro Shops® in Fort Myers, FL, Feb. 6 & 7, 2021

The Shoot Like A Girl Home of the Brave Tour is making its first scheduled stop of the year at Bass Pro Shops in Fort Myers, Florida for a free interactive event.

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Celebrate Self-Love with Norman Love’s 2021 Valentine’s Day Collection of Chocolates
Jan10

Celebrate Self-Love with Norman Love’s 2021 Valentine’s Day Collection of Chocolates

My word for 2021 is “self-love” and I’ll be celebrating February with Norman Love’s 2021 Valentine’s Day Collection of chocolates.

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Spa Day at Myakka Elephant Ranch in Florida
Dec30

Spa Day at Myakka Elephant Ranch in Florida

A spa day is the perfect way to celebrate a birthday and I arranged an indulgent encounter for a friend at one of the most unique spots in Florida, Myakka Elephant Ranch

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Hello Reel Talk Radio Listeners!
Dec13

Hello Reel Talk Radio Listeners!

If you found me from my appearance on Reel Talk Radio hosted by Capt. Debbie Hanson, hello and welcome! Following are links making solo travel and outdoor adventures easier and topics we discuss on the show.

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What to do When You See a Gopher Tortoise in Florida
Sep09

What to do When You See a Gopher Tortoise in Florida

What do you do when you see a gopher tortoise in Florida? The first thing is to congratulate yourself because seeing one is a special experience. Here are other reasons why.

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Sea Turtle Patrol with Volunteers on Englewood Beach
Sep02

Sea Turtle Patrol with Volunteers on Englewood Beach

Each morning between mid-April through October, Coastal Wildlife Club Sea Patrol volunteers walk Charlotte County’s beaches looking for new sea turlte nests or hatchings.

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5 Things to Expect When Paddle Boarding for the First Time
Jul12

5 Things to Expect When Paddle Boarding for the First Time

Stand-up paddle boarding is fun and popular activity. Before your inaugural adventure, here’s what to expect when paddle boarding for the first time.

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Things to do in Daytona Beach: Take Aim at Volusia Top Gun
Jun14

Things to do in Daytona Beach: Take Aim at Volusia Top Gun

Conferences, getaways, and vacations are about trying something new and pushing boundaries. I did just that when I took aim at Volusia Top Gun in Daytona Beach. It’s a gun shop, indoor gun range, and restaurant.

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Things to do Under Quarantine: Word Search Wednesday #12
Jun10

Things to do Under Quarantine: Word Search Wednesday #12

To take your mind off COVID-19 news, download this free printable word search with the theme of Florida Food.

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