Relax Your Soul At Redland Ranch In Miami

The little one had been obsessed with trying honeycomb for a while so when we found a place where we could get real ones, we headed in that direction, especially as it was so close to home. What we found when we entered Redland Ranch was a little paradise – a beautiful green area chock-a-block […]

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Asian Culture Festival 2018 in Homestead, Florida

We went to the  28th Annual Asian Culture Festival that took place at Fruit & Spice Park, and it was lots of fun. This event offers a virtual day trip to Asia featuring a variety of Asian arts, crafts, entertainment, plants and exotic cuisine. I went mainly for the food and incense and had onigiri […]

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Fun Lunch At Islamorada Fish Company Restaurant

My brother took us for a drive down to Islamorada to eat something good and get some ocean breeze.This place was perfect for that, surrounded by water, flying pelicans and the sound of Caribbean music always playing in the background.   Squid Rings ($9.25) These were fried calamari with more rings than tentacles. My little […]

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Brunch In Paradise

I have always wanted to visit Paradise Farms, just out of curiosity. It’s only sixteen miles from my house but somehow I never got to it. Then an invitation for brunch appeared all of a sudden and I couldn’t be happier; finally a taste of paradise in a beautiful and peaceful farm. Well, I was […]

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Local Cook-Off At The Fruit & Spice Park in Homestead

Our friend, Eleanor, invited us to attend a cooking competition at The Fruit & Spice Park in Homestead. It was exciting to watch the Chefs in action. The chickens and I had a blast! This local cook-off was part of GrowFest!, a festival that takes place annually and encourages and teaches people to grow some […]

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Louie Bossi’s Ristorante, Bar & Pizzeria

It is not often that we drive from Miami to Ft. Lauderdale to have lunch. Louie Bossi’s Ristorante, Bar & Pizzeria is an Italian restaurant located in Ft. Lauderdale’s well-known Las Olas Boulevard. Everything is made from scratch using fresh and local ingredients. We started with the Salumi Assortito – A medley of homemade salumi […]

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Steak 954

A friend of mine asked what would be a good place to take his wife for Mother’s Day Brunch in Ft. Lauderdale. I was at a loss as I am mostly a Miami person and did not know what to answer.   I looked into where I had been before and found Steak 954, a […]

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Robert Is Here® Fruit Stand

I have been here many times and it is a great place to visit. Below is a little history about how this fruit stand came about and evolved into what it is today – excerpt from their website. My pictures tell the story of our experience there.

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Exploring The Everglades National Park With Family – A Photo Essay

This site at the southern tip of Florida has been called ‘a river of grass flowing imperceptibly from the hinterland into the sea’. The exceptional variety of its water habitats has made it a sanctuary for a large number of birds and reptiles, as well as for other threatened species.  We went walking, taking pictures […]

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Asian Cultural Festival in Homestead – A Photo Tour

The Asian Cultural Festival is a two-day annual event that features Asian crafts, art, exotic music and dance, highlighted by a tasty selection of authentic Far Eastern cuisine. A fun-filled family event, the Asian Culture Festival that takes place in The Fruit & Spice Park every year around March, offers a virtual day trip to […]

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Tomatoes and Tamales at Placita Los Girasoles

Placita Los Girasoles is a fruit and produce market in the Redlands area of Miami. It also offers some great tamales and sweet corn served with butter, mayonnaise, salt, chili powder, Parmesan cheese and hot sauce on the side. This is an ideal place to get fresh fruits and vegetables and have a quick bite. […]

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They Make Wine in Florida? Yes, at Schnebly Redland’s Winery

Peter and Denisse Schnebly have been living and working in South Florida for over 25 years. They set a goal of starting an agro-tourism business based from their farms in the Redlands of South Florida. In the spring of 2003 the couple invited their friend, Bill Wagner the owner of Wagner Winery (Lodi, New York) for a […]

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