<span>Monthly Archives</span><h1>November 2017</h1>

Holiday Shopping Made Easy at Charming Charlie

Special Deals

I know for me, holiday shopping can always seem a little overwhelming. I tend to bounce from store to store looking for the perfect gifts and end up exhausted by the time the actual holidays roll around. Well, here is my gift to you (and myself) from Charming Charlie, an exclusive $20 off $50+ coupon with free shipping (valid thru 11/30). For online purchases, use coupon code: YAYHOLIDAY and click here for an in-store coupon.…

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Is Celebration Florida Your Cup of Tea?

Disney Florida Life Like a Local Travel

For many first time visitors to the Town of Celebration, they aren’t quite sure what to make of it. White picket fences, perfectly manicured lawns, families on evening bike rides, it sounds ideal, doesn’t it? If you like living on a movie set, or as many refer to it, The Stepford Wives. You have to remember though, the Town of Celebration was built by the Walt Disney World Company back in the 90’s, and what is Disney if not the…

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Unique Florida: Solomon’s Castle

Florida Travel

“A man’s house is his castle” Florida, the land of retirees. Everyone dreams of retiring to the sunshine state and building their own castle made of aluminum in the middle of nowhere…oh wait, that was just Howard Solomon. While it may seem kitschy, it was built out of passion and love for art. Using other people’s trash, he built a treasure for himself, and his art. The outer walls, made from the repurposed aluminum printing plate of the Wauchula news,…

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Poking Around at Florida Cactus

Florida Life Like a Local

I’ve put my nurturing skills to the test. A couple of weeks ago I took a trip to Florida Cactus, a nursery devoted to cacti and succulents. I first learned about this place on Instagram, of course. However, Instagram did not prepare me for how expansive it was. Row after row of succulents, cacti and various other plants filled 20 large greenhouses. If you are a lover of succulents, you will love this place. We checked in at the office…

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