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Bon Appetit: Hosting The Perfect Dinner Party🍴

If you’ve never entertained guests before, the thought of hosting a soiree in your own house, might make you pretty nervous. 🏡 However, preparing for any sort of gathering in your own kitchen should not be a stressful experience at all. While entertaining your loved ones and enjoying their company, it's easy to creatively show… Continue reading Bon Appetit: Hosting The Perfect Dinner Party🍴

gardening · Paws&Tails · plants · Recipe

Easy Ways to Use those Leftover Garden Vegetables

If you have a ton of garden vegetables left over from a harvesting session, like I do, then you may not want them to go to waste. You may put some in your compositing pile but at the end of the day, if you have perfectly good vegetables then this may seem like all of… Continue reading Easy Ways to Use those Leftover Garden Vegetables

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Florida Beach 🏝 and Banyan Trees 🌳

My parents were visiting for my birthday. What a treat. My mom and I are beach twins. Can't get enough of this natural serenity and want to share it with the world. From the Beach to the Saint Petersburg center for lunch. Here are several nice facts were written by Mike Shanahan in 2016 for… Continue reading Florida Beach 🏝 and Banyan Trees 🌳

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Unexpected Birthday Surprise

This year my birthday was celebrated in Snowy Beautiful Colorado. Our first active visit, as a family, and fell in love with the Mountains, nature, and surprisingly physical movement. Company of friends for adults and children added extra warmth and gratitude for the human comradery. Moreover, we were taken back how much more fun it… Continue reading Unexpected Birthday Surprise

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Rossini: Barber of Seville.

Humor, music, and childishness help humanity maneuver through life.  A very familiar familial drama that occurred almost 3 centuries ago. Love-stricken daughter seeks to outsmart her harsh and esteemed Father. Popular town Barber is money hungry accomplice to his well to do, hopelessly in love, friend. A noble young lad who is madly in love… Continue reading Rossini: Barber of Seville.

Edible Gardens · plants · Recipe

Mung Beans Tabbouleh🥗

Vegan Tabbouleh option for a Hearty Lunch Boil or steam 1 cup of dry Mung Beans in 3 cups of vegetable broth. (If allergic to Lentils, add 1 cup of quinoa or couscous)         Add prepared cooked beans to the organic chopped salad: 1 Bunch of Parsley 1/2 cup of Mint Leaves 1 Yellow… Continue reading Mung Beans Tabbouleh🥗

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My First….. American Alligator

They exist, they exist, Alligators are real. Serene Sunday family dinner was full of excitement.  Turns out there are 2000 alligators in this local Tarpon Spring Lake. Ah hmmm, practically in my backyard? Really? They do look so cute, though... Swimming by nonchalantly         Kids, don't try this at home 🙂 Later, Alligator.… Continue reading My First….. American Alligator

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EVOS Feel Great Food

A local restaurant where you can order a meal without guilt and regret. Right here in Carrollwood, Florida, we are fortunate to have this amazing health-oriented restaurant. My daughter googled local healthy places to eat and found Evos right next door to us. http://evos.com/ I don’t mind my girl taking a carry out from this… Continue reading EVOS Feel Great Food

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300 Followers -About to do Cart Wheels🤸🏻‍♀️🤸🏻‍♀️🤸🏻‍♀️

Today, I am so thrilled to have your love and support. 3️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ Followers on my little blog that make me do the imaginary cartwheels. In my mind, I am spinning of joy, jumping and singing. Have an amazing weekend, my friends. My life is richer and colorful with you in it. An amazing community of… Continue reading 300 Followers -About to do Cart Wheels🤸🏻‍♀️🤸🏻‍♀️🤸🏻‍♀️

Edible Gardens · plants · Recipe

Organic Kale Smoothie🌿

October 2017 curly Kale. Notice how truly Organic it is. Not so large is it?! Even in stores, their certified organic Greens are much larger than backyard organically grown. Something to keep in mind.   Here is my usual Organic Morning Smoothy recipe:🥑🍌🍏🥒🍍🍌🌿   Bunch of Kale Green Apple, peeled Aloe leaf Moringa powder (1… Continue reading Organic Kale Smoothie🌿

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The Witch is In

Not their Mommy, but a Witch. This is what my dear teenagers call me when I am writing, creating and working on my new blog. It is Autumn, but not quite the festive end of October Halloween Holliday yet. My increasingly annoyed and bored kids are placing Witch signs all over my office. “Mom”……………… “Moom”………………… Continue reading The Witch is In

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Beachy Squabble

This is a first. Instead of meditating at the beach, an unlikely oceanic aggression witnessed. Help me decide who is right?! After air travel, work, stressful week, this trip to the beach was in order. Becoming one with nature heals my body and spirit throughout. Looking into morning horizon, two dolphins were spotted, playing and… Continue reading Beachy Squabble

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Bonsai House Gift

An unexpected thoughtful Bonsai gift of Friendship and Care.

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Hurricane Irma Aftermath

Thank you, G-d for keeping my family safe. But I am also grateful to Hurricane Irma. Yes, I am. Never have I ever before realized the power of friendship, true care of real friends, human kindness, soul connection, comradery and family ties. A Week from Hell, anticipation of natural disaster brought classic textbook Panic symptoms… Continue reading Hurricane Irma Aftermath

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Hurricane Irma, Category 5, coming to my beloved Florida -Friends, need your Prayers, pretty please.

I love living in Sunny Florida. Really do. But how do I get through this Nature's fury? Can't uplift 3 dogs, parents in law and kids. Roads are blocked with escaped families, no air tickets available to fly out, water sold out in stores.......Prayers needed badly to push this beast back to the Atlantic ocean. Wish us… Continue reading Hurricane Irma, Category 5, coming to my beloved Florida -Friends, need your Prayers, pretty please.