Archives for October, 2015

The 3rd Annual Fire & Ice Festival

The Florida Children’s Foundation is sad to announce that the 3rd Annual Fire & Ice Festival is being put on hold until 2016 due to venue-related challenges. A new location has been found for the 2016 New Year’s Eve event and will be announced early next year. In that time, the organization, the event sponsors and devoted volunteers will be …

Plant of the Month: Brussel Sprouts

Sprout stalks can be tricked into producing mature buds all at once by cutting their tops off three weeks prior to harvest. These mini-cabbages mature best in cool weather, otherwise turn flimsy and bitter. Brussel sprouts are an excellent source of Vitamin K Brussel sprouts taste sweetest after a surviving a frost. The odor associated with sprouts comes from the …

4 Not-So-Spooky Halloween Destinations

Here at the midpoint of the autumn semester, you may find yourself feeling restless and ready for anything resembling a break from routine. Sure, the holidays are coming up fast, but we all know that Thanksgiving and Christmas combined are anything but relaxing. Why not make Halloween your excuse to pack up the car and get away for a couple …

8 Tailgating Games the Whole Family Can Enjoy

Nothing brings a family together faster than a tailgating lot. Then again, nothing can so quickly tear it apart. While your teens are preoccupied making eyes at college coeds, your little ones are quickly becoming hot, tired and bored. So how do you keep them entertained without sacrificing the sanctity of the game (that is, breaking out the technology and …