Category Archives: Florida

Guide to Ocala National Forest, Florida

The magical natural fresh water springs or Ocala National Forest are a perfect way to spend a hot day in central Florida – great for a day trip north of Orlando! Ocala is the southernmost forest in the continental U.S., … Continue reading

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Parkesdale Market in Plant City, Florida

Plant City, Florida residents don’t have white Christmases or snow days, but they do have something that makes winter magical. They are the winter strawberry capital of the world! They’re so proud, the town water tower is even one giant … Continue reading

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Visit Sanibel, Captiva, and Pine Islands, Florida

Sand, seafood restaurants, rest, and relaxation. Sanibel, Captiva, and Pine Islands are popular vacation destinations along the southern Gulf Coast. Here are some of my favorite spots, what are yours? +Looking for a wild time? [1 Wildlife Dr, Sanibel, FL … Continue reading

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Searching for Shark Teeth on the Gulf Coast, Florida

Like beach combing? You’ll love searching for shark teeth. Did you know sharks frequently loose their teeth and can have over 10,000 in a lifetime? That means, happy hunting! Millions of years ago Florida was underwater, as the levels receded, … Continue reading

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Marietta Museum of Art & Whimsy in Sarasota, Florida

I saw a hot pink flamingo on the road and had to pull a quick U-turn. As a sucker for roadside attractions, how could I possibly pass up the Marietta Museum of Art & Whimsy [2121 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, … Continue reading

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Visit the Ringling Museum in Sarasota, Florida

Death defying, spectacular, the greatest show on earth. The circus was a part of my childhood, heck everyone has heard of the name Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey. Ethics aside, when I heard the circus was coming to an … Continue reading

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Dessert in Sarasota, Florida

Yoder’s Restaurant, 3434 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, FL 34239 You may notice a population of Amish people biking around the streets of Sarasota – the area has opportunity for year round farming which is perfect for the community. You can … Continue reading

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