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Musings on diets

“Comparing ourselves to cavemen makes about as much sense as comparing ourselves to the Inuit, Kalahari Bushmen, or Masai cattle herders”   When did eating become so complicated? For an act so basic and essential to our survival, you would think we would be able to eat instinctively, like all ... Read More »

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Dietary Dilemas

Are you currently dieting?  Have any food allergies?  Require special preparation for certain foods?  Do you need Kosher, Glatt Kosher, or Halal meals?  Are you a pescatarian, or perhaps just a picky eater? If you’ve registered to attend anything recently that includes a group meal function you’ve probably seen a question on the response ... Read More »

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Do You Lock Your Luggage?

  Do You Lock Your Luggage? Most luggage comes with locks, and if they don’t you can always buy TSA approved luggage locks. Luggage locks provide a false sense of security and can be thwarted with something as simple as a ballpoint pen.   This has been around for a ... Read More »

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The Hidden Magic In Children of Color

The Hidden Magic In Children of Color by William Jackson, Blogger and Professor Breyonna Fox, Intern with My Quest To Teach #MyQuestToTeach Inspired by the movie Hidden Figures and the book by Margot Lee Shetterly Picture accompanying is of Taylor Richardson, Asya Fox, Breyonna Fox, Alandra Hill How many girls ... Read More »

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Silver Spurs Rodeo brings excitement to Kissimmee all weekend

If your only experience with Central Florida is as a home to major attractions like Walt Disney World and Universal Studios Florida, you probably have no idea of Kissimmee’s cattle country heritage and the annual Silver Spurs Rodeo. Along with oranges, Florida is a major beef and dairy producer, which ... Read More »

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Morning Mix recipe: Peanut Butter Chicken Enchiladas

The more the merrier in Heather’s Florida Kitchen! That’s why I have teamed with the fabulous folks over at Orlando’s WOMX Mix 105.1 to offer the morning show’s Recipe of the Week. Today’s recipe is Peanut Butter Chicken Enchiladas. Seven states account for almost all peanuts grown in the U.S. ... Read More »

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Bowigens sure has come a long way in two years

This is a guest post by Doug Werly. He’s an almost-but-not-quite native of Florida and a true believer of everything local. He’s fallen hard since his days of Bud Light Lime (though he secretly still has a stash in his fridge) and now can’t pass up an opportunity to try ... Read More »

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Lies, damn lies, and statistics- the reality of the uninsured

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damn lies, and statistics”                                                                 Benjamin Disraeli   I’ve said it before and I will say it again, statistics on the uninsured in the U.S. are a classic case of the adage about lies, damn lies, and statistics. A recent article in the ... Read More »

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