From Breakfast to Dessert

Spring is upon us which means more hours of daylight and more time to spend outside! We’ve got two great camp recipes that will have you starting and ending your day right! Bacon, Egg, and Toast Cups (six servings) (Recipe from Ingredients: 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 8 slices white or whole wheat bread … [Read more…]

Celebrating Women

Observed annually since 1987, the month of March is Women’s History Month during which we celebrate women and their contributions to our history, culture, and society. One way you can celebrate women this month is to wear purple because purple is the color that symbolizes women internationally. Another is to take some time on your … [Read more…]

Spring Break – Not your Typical Break

While there’s nothing wrong with a sun and sand spring break, some people opt for a different way to spend the time off and de-stress. Here are a few ideas to consider as an alternative to the typical spring break ideas.  Museum Tour: A week in Washington DC is a fair amount of time to … [Read more…]

Spring Blooms

If the arrival of spring and the promise of all the new blooms have you in a tizzy, you may not only enjoy these fabulous flower shows, but might also get some major inspiration for your garden plans this year! Florida: EPCOT INTERNATIONAL FLOWER & GARDEN FESTIVAL (March 6-May 19) With giant topiaries of favorite … [Read more…]

Go Green

If you had to pick a color that celebrates both March and April, most likely it would be green. After all, spring blooms, Earth Day, and St. Patrick’s Day are all “green events” so we think some green recipes are in order! Dutch Oven Irish Stew (Recipe source: Ingredients: 1 ¼ pounds stew meat, … [Read more…]

Step by Step

Stair climbing is a great exercise. Did you know that stair climbing burns more calories per minute than jogging? Or that plenty of athletes, including professional skiers, regard stair climbing as a great way to stay fit? Remember Rocky Balboa and those daunting steps in the early days of his training? Didn’t we all cheer … [Read more…]

The Great War: WWI Memorial Sites

If you’re a movie buff, no doubt you’ve seen “1917,” the most current film depiction of World War I. The story revolves around two British soldiers racing against time to deliver a message that could potentially save more than one thousand soldiers, including one of the messenger’s brothers. WWI lasted a little over four years … [Read more…]

Warm Florida

It’s not too hard to find a good reason to visit Florida. The state has plenty to offer, including world-class beaches, major attractions, historic venues and plenty of green space. But just gave us three great reasons to visit Florida in February and they all have to do with keeping warm. According to the … [Read more…]