The Florida Dream Home Giveaway I Plan to Win

(Photo credit: “Merritt Island, Florida (southern tip)” by Leonard J. DeFrancisci – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.) Have you heard about the HGTV Dream House giveaway?  Well, I am entering the contest over and over because it would be perfect for me. The house itself is not really my taste, […]

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Venice Beach is the Place to Find Shark’s Teeth

The shoreline at Venice Beach, on the Gulf coast of Florida, is known as the best place to find shark’s teeth.  I have never visited this beach, which is located about halfway along the west coast, but my kids would have loved to collect sharks teeth there. Just like beachcombing for good seashells, you will […]

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Stop by Bealls and Pick Up The Greatest Cup Ever

Bealls department store was one of my favorite southern stores. It was one of the only places I saw loads of the Tervis Tumblers for sale. It was also close to my home so I didn’t have to go to the mall. I really dislike malls. I got turned on to the Tervis brand cup […]

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Christmas In a Warm Climate

I spent a lot of years celebrating Christmas in a warm climate and although I always wished we could have just a bit of snow for just that one day, it never happened. It doesn’t snow in central Florida – except for the occasional flurry. And when it does that it is the talk of […]

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