23 May, 2024

It’s Time to Spa

Marriott International has over 3,800 properties in over 74 countries and territories around the world – 441 are spa hotels! In checking out the Marriott website I saw that there are over 35 “spa hotels” in Florida  – either Marriott or one of it’s 16 brands. Have you enjoyed a hotel spa before? Spa Services Spa’s […]

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Break Apart Gifts, Why They Work

A big package of 4 decorative candles might be too much to give your son’s teacher, but break apart the gift box and now you have something for the teacher, the principal, the secretary and even the music teacher! During a recent media visit to a nearby BJ’s Wholesale, I was in awe with the […]

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Royal Caribbean Vision of the Sea Review, Revitalization Updates

It was a media event with a date night thrown in! Our one-night trip aboard the newly revitalized Vision of the Seas brought about great fun, fantastic food and impressive note taking. This Vision of the Seas review provides my unbiased insights. As media guests of Royal Caribbean, we were provided with a Junior Suite […]

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Parenting in Public, Eek!

When it comes to raising children, it is not easy. Parenting in public can be a challenge since you might not want to show your Mommy Dearest moment in front of all. Finding creative ways to teach them how to behave in public, and keeping them safe can be daunting. Here are a few tips that […]

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Pumpkin Whoopie Pie Recipe

Are you a whoppie pie lover? A whoppie pie is a deliciously, sinful treat. Typically two cake-like cookies are sandwiched together with frosting in the middle. They’ve been called moon pies, too. This take, perfect for the autumn, adds pumpkin and pumpkin spice to the ingredient list to make a Pumpkin Whoppie Pie! My love for pumpkin […]

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Bonefish Grill’s #TripleBangDare: Secret Handshake Might Win Us Shrimp

It’s Football Sunday so we’ve got a Triple Bang Dare to take on today! Throughout football season Bonefish Grill is challenging us with the #TripleBangDare. Complete the dare and you’re entered to win a month’s worth of their delicious Bang Bang Shrimp! That’s bang-a-licious, as my 7 year old would say! Today’s (Sunday, Oct 13) dare from […]

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Spanish Disney Website for Bilingual Exposure

My kids – like your kids, I’m sure – appreciate computer/iPad time. As a former educator and educational technology specialist, I really encourage applications and programs that provide learning opportunities. The new Spanish Disney website, Disney Ajá, makes a debut during Hispanic Heritage Month to provide kids with additional exposure to a second language, in a […]

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