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Blueberry U-Pic Florida Style

Blueberry U-Pic Florida Style

My friend Amber invited my daughter and I to go blueberry picking with her and her two boys this past weekend. I was a little surprised because we live in Florida and I didn’t know that we could pick blueberries here. The winter strawberry capitol is near us but blueberries? Who knew! Amber took us up to Starkey Blueberry Farm in Trinity which is only about 8 miles from where we live. The farm is located in an area that…

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The Empowerment of Girl Scouts

The Empowerment of Girl Scouts

  It was recently announced that the Boy Scouts will begin accepting girls into their ranks. As soon as it was announced on social media and in the news, the arguments for and against began. Many parents said their daughters were excited because, they claimed, the Girl Scouts were behind the times and didn’t do extensive hiking trips or use power tools. The national Girl Scout association made their voice known that they were the premier group to empower little…

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Songs I Can Sing To

Songs I Can Sing To

Anyone who knows me well knows that I LOVE music. Insanely love music. My mom says that when I was a baby she’d come into my room and I’d be standing in the crib singing. That’s not to say I’m a good singer, because I’m really not. But I could care less (even though I dream of being a backup singer like one of the singers featured in 20 Feet from Stardom) – music makes me happy and that’s all…

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Lessons After The Storm

Lessons After The Storm

Florida was hit hard by Hurricane Irma. While we were extremely lucky (some islands in the Caribbean were hit with a category 5 storm while, by the time it hit where I live in central Florida it had diminished to a category 2 storm), there were still wide spread power outages, destroyed billboards and sadly some deaths.  I was out of power for 3 days while I know some people who lived in the Orlando area were without power for…

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