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Florida is a top family travel destination

Florida is a top family travel destination

Florida is a top family travel destination in the 2014 FamilyFun magazine Travel Awards, scoring several top...

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Make lemon-honey dressing and more with Emile Noël oil

Make lemon-honey dressing and more with Emile Noël oil

What’s your favorite thing to cook lately? I just came up with a great-tasting new salad dressing...

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Project: Refresh a wall with paint and art

Project: Refresh a wall with paint and art

Confession time: I made a classic decorating mistake. Even though I had heard the advice dozens of times....

Florida Family Fun Weekend April 18-20

Happy Passover! Happy Easter! There isn’t much going on this week as far as big festivals, and that’s just...

Florida Family Fun Weekend April 18-20
posted on: Apr 16, 2014 | author: Holly

Pin of the Week: Coastal-inspired tablescape

Coastal-inspired tablescape featuring sea stars and navy blue. See the original pin...

Pin of the Week: Coastal-inspired tablescape
posted on: Apr 13, 2014 | author: Holly

Florida Family Fun Weekend April 11-13

Is your family preparing for any spring holidays? Passover and Easter are coming, so look for local events near you....

Florida Family Fun Weekend April 11-13
posted on: Apr 9, 2014 | author: Holly

Cherry scones, regular or allergy-free

Scones aren’t something I think about often. They are kind of a fringe breakfast item, at least where I live....

Cherry scones, regular or allergy-free
posted on: Apr 8, 2014 | author: Holly
Pin of the Week: Green and brown room with seagrass sofa

Pin of the Week: Green and brown room with seagrass sofa

posted on: Apr 6, 2014 | author: Holly

Green and brown room with seagrass sofa and other natural touches. See the original pin...

Florida Family Fun Weekend April 4-6

Florida Family Fun Weekend April 4-6

posted on: Apr 2, 2014 | author: Holly

Can you feel it? Spring has sprung, and there are lots of fun things to do this weekend with your family. Please follow the links for more...

Florida Gardening in April

Florida Gardening in April

posted on: Apr 1, 2014 | author: Holly

So last month, I started writing about Florida gardening and introduced my new favorite site, the Florida Gardening Calendar by the University of...

Pin of the Week: Cozy porch swing

Pin of the Week: Cozy porch swing

posted on: Mar 30, 2014 | author: Holly

Cozy padded porch swing with pillows. See the original pin here.

Florida Family Fun Weekend March 28-30

Florida Family Fun Weekend March 28-30

posted on: Mar 26, 2014 | author: Holly

We’re now a quarter of the way through 2014! Don’t know how the time has flown — maybe we are having fun? Here are top fun...

Pin of the Week: Sea star chandelier

Pin of the Week: Sea star chandelier

posted on: Mar 23, 2014 | author: Holly

Sea star (starfish) and crystal chandelier for a touch of upscale in a coastal-themed room. See the original pin...

Raise awareness for clean water on World Water Day

Raise awareness for clean water on World Water Day

posted on: Mar 20, 2014 | author: Holly

Have you ever been without water? One time my husband and I went on a hike without water or anything else but a camera and a trail map. The map...

Florida Family Fun Weekend March 21-23

Florida Family Fun Weekend March 21-23

posted on: Mar 19, 2014 | author: Holly

Some school systems are on spring break starting this weekend. Enjoy some family time and have fun together! The beach is nice, but go early for the...

Florida Gardening in March

Florida Gardening in March

posted on: Mar 18, 2014 | author: Holly

A few friends have told me I should write about Florida gardening because they would like to know more and they admire my yard. I don’t claim...

Pin of the Week: Canopied bench

Pin of the Week: Canopied bench

posted on: Mar 16, 2014 | author: Holly

Canopied bench seat. Add fresh fusions and pillows to an old bench, and use sheer fabric around a hula hoop for the hanging canopy. See the original...

Abuse survivor walks from Key West to Tallahassee

Abuse survivor walks from Key West to Tallahassee

posted on: Mar 15, 2014 | author: Holly

This is a heartbreaking story, but a proud one. Heartbreaking because it involves a childhood sexual abuse survivor. Proud because she has created an...

10 Florida Trips for Families

10 Florida Trips for Families

posted on: Mar 14, 2014 | author: Holly

It’s been a rough winter in the north this year! You can’t blame families for wanting a little warmth and sunshine for spring break, and...

Florida Family Fun Weekend March 14-16

Florida Family Fun Weekend March 14-16

posted on: Mar 12, 2014 | author: Holly

Monday is St. Patrick’s Day! Check your local calendar for holiday parades and events this weekend near you. The Miami-Dade County Fair and...

Pin of the Week: Colorful kitchen

Pin of the Week: Colorful kitchen

posted on: Mar 9, 2014 | author: Holly

Bright ocean colors bring this tropical kitchen to life. See the original pin...

Florida Family Fun Weekend March 7-9

Florida Family Fun Weekend March 7-9

posted on: Mar 5, 2014 | author: Holly

Get growing at Walt Disney World’s Epcot for the International Flower & Garden Festival, which is open now through May 15. Enjoy Disney...

Pin of the Week: Seagrass bed

Pin of the Week: Seagrass bed

posted on: Mar 2, 2014 | author: Holly

Seagrass bed in a coastal-themed bedroom. See the original pin...

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