Father’s Day in Jacksonville, Florida


When my kids were little, they used to draw cards for Father's Day. Sometimes I would also get soap or a new screwdriver or other tool. I'm sure my wife was involved because she wanted me to fix the broken door handle or something similar. My kids no longer live at home, so now, I'm hoping my wife will feel sorry for me and make sure I get pampered. For me, Father's Day … [Read more...]

Jekyll Island Shrimp n’ Grits Festival in Georgia

The annual Shrimp n' Grits festival in Jekyll Island, Georgia, is one of our favorite festivals on the coast. There is always a lot to see and do at this festival. This year it's the 8th year for the popular Wild Georgia Shrimp Festival. If you love seafood, especially shrimp, this is the place to visit. The festival takes place in the historic district on September 19 - 21, … [Read more...]

Labor Day Weekend in coastal Georgia

Labor Day is always a big deal in coastal Georgia with lots of fun things to do on the coast with festivals and events.Savannah is always a great city to visit. When the weather is hot and humid you feel transported back to the "good old days" when women wore long skirts, men hats and everyone traveled by horse carriage. At least that's what it seems like when you watch movies. … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Cocktails


No matter what your plans are for Mother's Day, you can never go wrong with a cocktail created for this very special day. If you prefer, you could start with a memorable treat: Breakfast in Bed. Next to the plate of perfectly browned French toast, offer her something celebratory – a glass of bubbly, something flowery or even fruity. If breakfast is not the time for your … [Read more...]

St Patrick’s Day Cocktails

Get your green on - and put on your party hat. Invite your best friends over and have your own Irish celebration. Everyone is Irish on March 17th! Guiness and whiskey should be the drinks of choice, but for those who are not big fans of either - here are two ideas. Imbibe ‘till you’re green in the face with these St. Paddy’s Day themed cocktails from Three Olives Vodka and 1800 … [Read more...]