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South Seas Island Thanksgiving Feast

Have you ever spent Thanksgiving away from home?  I don’t mean away from home at a relatives house, I mean away from home at a beautiful resort.  I can honestly say that we had not, but boy are we glad we did!  As I write this post, I am sitting on the back porch of… 

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Rosen Shingle Creek where memories are made

Rosen Shingle Creek Family Friendly Florida Getaway

Football is in full swing and there is practice during the week and games starting on Friday night and ending Saturday night.  Ron and I have settled into quite a routine after 14 years and we have become quite creative when trying to find time outside of football even if it means packing the kids… 

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Family Friendly Summer Vacation in Florida | South Seas Island Resort

South Seas Resort Breakfast Buffet

I was told once that we only get 18 summers with our children.  While that really spoke to me when I first heard it, my children were young at the time and I’m not sure if I truly understood the impact of that statement.  Now that I have one in college and one who graduated… 

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Crispy Shrimp Tacos ~ 10 Reasons to go to Epcot Food and Wine Festival Without Your Kids

shrimp tacos epcot food and wine

Have you ever been to Disney World without the kids?  Well, I am going to tell you why you must go! I love going to the Epcot Food and Wine Festival without my kids.  This is a tradition that I enjoy every year with my girlfriend, Lou Anne.  As much as I love taking my… 

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Teriyaki Tuna Rice Bowl #SundaySupper

It’s Back to School Season  indeed and we are starting to crave Teriyaki Tuna Rice Bowl with a tad of Yum Yum sauce  for Sunday Supper …  This time of year has a different meaning depending at the stage of your children’s lives.  To some it’s the first day of kindergarten.  To others, the first… 

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Blueberry Cream Cheese French Toast

Blueberry Cream Cheese French Toast

I spent this weekend with my daughter moving her into her Sorority House at University of Florida.  This brought back so many memories for me. I could remember the excitement of moving into my sorority house.  There is something so rewarding about watching your child during her young adult life.  It is wonderful to step… 

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Sauteed Scallops and Seared Foie Gras | #cookwithge

Food brings people together #cookwithge

I recently had the pleasure of visiting the GE Monogram Experience Center in Louisville, KY.  Oh what a trip this was! The excitement for me started when I read: “Behold stainless steel appliances on beautiful, museum-like display. Feel the quality and flawless craftsmanship of professional cooking tools. Listen to the gentle simmer of the sauces… 

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The Ultimate Dining Experience at Rosen Shingle Creek

Every once in a while, we need to take a look at ourselves and our priorities.  I have come to the realization that I have become so consumed with my family and professional life that I left little time for friends.  It is easy to justify, I have four children who are the core of… 

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Top 10 All Time Favorite Food Movie Scenes

If I wasn’t sure, I am now. We are so Passionate about our Food!  Who would have ever thought that asking the question…What is the greatest movie made with food in it?… would bring about 2 days of non-stop Twitter streaming!  I have to tell you, it was the funnest two days I have had… 

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