Celebrate the Season with Blueberry Honeybell Sangria

It's 5 O'clock somewhere and my Blueberry Honeybell Sangria is just what the doctor ordered.  After all I live in paradise!   When I close my eyes and think of Florida a tropical feeling comes over me.  I see white sandy beaches, blue skies, palm trees and sunshine.  It's a beautiful life. So what do you do when life hands you beaches … [Read more...]

Life’s a Beach at the King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort – St Simons Island, Georgia

Some days it's good to be me, especially when Life's a Beach at the King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort on St Simons Island!   I have loved becoming a travel blogger and thanks to my new found passion I was asked to be part of a media group and review the King and Prince for my blog.  I told you, some days it was good to be me. When we … [Read more...]

Blackened Chicken and Blackening Seasoning Recipes

Crank up the flavor on your weeknight meals with my oh so delicious and easy to prepare Blackened Chicken. I'll even tell you how to make your own blackening spices and really turn up the volume on the flavor! Of course you can use your favorite store brand of Cajun spices for my Blackened Chicken, but making your own seasoning isn't … [Read more...]

Do you Know what you’re eating? The 2016 EWG Shoppers Guide for Pesticides in Your Produce is out

Thanks to the 2016 EWG Shoppers Guide to Pesticides in Produce™ for the information shared in this post.  All opinions expressed are 100% mine and have not been solicited. There is a growing concern among consumers about the use of pesticides on fruits and vegetables in the United States.  As a Consumer we're pretty much treated like mushrooms. … [Read more...]

Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge

When most people think of Florida they think of theme parks and beaches.  But sprinkled throughout the state are state and national parks and the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge is one of my favorites to visit! In 1963 when the government started doing space launches from Cape Canaveral they knew a buffer zone would be the best way … [Read more...]

Pecan Brownies with White Chocolate Chips #MixUpAMoment

My friends at The J.M. Smucker Company asked me to try their Pillsbury Brownie mix and share it at my next get together.  The results were delicious as was verified by the empty plate at the end of our cookout!  This is a sponsored post but all the opinions, text and images are 100% mine. When was the last time you made a pan of ooey gooey … [Read more...]

Norman’s Restaurant – World Class Dining in Orlando

Norman's Restaurant at the beautiful Ritz Carlton in Orlando is slowly taking the culinary world by storm.  One delicious bite at a time. Of course I'd heard of Norman Van Aken, but If you love food and haven't heard of the man, check your pulse.   He is legendary in the culinary world and his first restaurant in O-Town is proof of his skill … [Read more...]

Kid Friendly Dinners in a Flash with Tyson Meal Kits!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. The opinions and text are all mine.  One of the greatest lessons we can pass on to our children is the joy of cooking and Tyson Meal Kits are a great way to get kids in the kitchen cooking.  They're easy to make and all the ingredients are right there in the package making … [Read more...]

Apple Butter Bourbon Pork Chops with Potatoes and Collards

When they ask you what's for dinner, tell them Apple Butter Bourbon Pork Chops.  Wait for the applause.... then take your bows! That's just how good this dinner is going to be and the reception you'll get for making it.  Few things surprise me in life anymore but when I put together the Apple Butter Bourbon Sauce for my pork chops I was in … [Read more...]

It’s Time for Spring Cleaning and I’m going to Sam’s Club!

Spring is in the air and my friends at SamsClub.com have asked me to help share the joy of Spring Cleaning with all my friends!  This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sam's Club. All opinions are 100% mine.  Winter is finally over and Springtime is here! I think spring has always been my favorite season.  After a cold hard winter … [Read more...]

Honeymoon Island is a Great Beach Getaway! #VisitFlorida

When the area was first settled, the pioneers called it Hog Island, probably not the best name for this white sand paradise.  But when a New York developer built 50 palm - thatched bungalows for honeymooners in 1939, it became Honeymoon Isle. A much better choice of names for this gorgeous little Island.  Today, visitors can drive across Dunedin … [Read more...]

Have you Heard about Charlotte’s Web CBD For Your Health #WHYCW

If you haven't heard of Charlotte's Web CBD, get ready.  More and more people are talking about hemp, CBD, and its possible positive health effects.  As a source rich in vitamins and nutrients like Omega(s) 3,6,9, antioxidants and neuroprotectant, to its ability to help with general muscle and joint aches. Then there is its possible ability to … [Read more...]

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