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Crab legs for a birthday. Scallops for an anniversary. Salmon for when family are in town. Many people enjoy eating seafood at restaurants as it is a favorite choice for celebratory meals. However, when it comes to cooking seafood at home, it can be intimidating. Seafood - fish and shellfish…

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Springtime Salads are just the thing we think about serving after our recent holidays of over indulging. Simple, fresh, healthy foods are what most of us enjoy cooking and eating. We always try to share recipes with our readers using a lot of our local vegetables that you can purchase at any…

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Throughout April, enjoy a wide variety of fun, family-friendly activities and events, like park/coastal clean-ups, nature treks, a campfire sing along, clear kayaking, a bat walk, and much, much more!

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Do you ever notice how fulfilled you feel when you spend time with your pet? How your pet can inspire joy while also somehow helping you feel less stressed? Or maybe you are thinking of getting a pet hoping for companionship, affection and love? These and many more positives are the result o…

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For members of the University of Florida’s Gator Nation, nothing comes close to the Swamp for game day. Even so, several fans have assembled team-themed rooms and spaces that can help address their separation anxiety.

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 Home gardening offers plentiful benefits that support mental and physical health, and many people have decided to begin or expand their gardens during the pandemic. Whether you're a new gardener looking to learn or a seasoned green thumb who has been growing plants for years, you want inspi…

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With everything trying to get back to normal again, why not spring and hop into a happy Easter holiday. A memorable, colorful, and delicious luncheon would be an instant classic that everyone would enjoy. Along with the traditional Glazed Ham, thoughts of a Luncheon Chicken Dish came to mind.

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If you love coconut these recipes are for you! A single coconut tree can bloom as much as 13 times a year. In that time it will produce up to 60 large coconuts. From that we get coconut milk and delicious fresh coconut meat. With Easter approaching I love to cook recipes using coconut. Our Q…

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It seems like every family has at least one - a child who is somewhat selective about what they're willing to eat. As a parent, you may despair about making sure your children are getting enough healthy vegetables in their daily diet. But don't give up just yet. It is possible to use vegetab…

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Fans and friends of the Conch Republic can celebrate the offbeat “nation’s” 39th birthday April 16-25 in Key West, experiencing activities that range from a pirate adventure and wine tastings to a sunset boat parade featuring floating Tikis, historic schooners and luxury catamarans.

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Children are never too young to learn the importance of sustainability or begin adopting eco-friendly habits. Earth Day, celebrated April 22, is a great time to get started, and experts say it all starts with playtime.

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The first day of spring was March 20. With this in mind, comes thoughts of flowers, birds chirping loudly, butterflies in the garden and recipes with lemons. Lemons are among the worlds most popular citrus fruits. They are a fruit that we use in small quantities to add flavor to foods. Lemon…

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St. Patrick’s Day is a feast of Saint Patrick who was the patron Saint of Ireland. On this special day we celebrate dressing in green, eating Irish foods, enjoying Irish parades, shamrocks, and of course getting pinched. Some people even like to get together with their friends and drink gree…

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Officially celebrating their one month birthday today (born on February 5th),

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With all of the local fields filled with delicious juicy strawberries, we all look for recipes to make with them. Strawberry shortcake, Strawberry parfait’s, Strawberry shakes, Strawberry pie, and Strawberry bread are just some of the many choices that we have. My two recipes for strawberrie…

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Miami-Dade County Parks’ Spring Break Camps are dedicated to keeping kids active and engaged, offering them numerous opportunities to enjoy exciting activities and adventures in popular parks and green spaces from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., March 29-April 2, 2021. Sign up for a camp, beginning March 1.

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Eating healthy is important to all of us. Cooking and eating fresh vegetables

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High blood pressure -- the leading risk factor for heart attack and stroke -- continues to disproportionately affect communities of color. Addressing this health inequity is especially important right now, as people with hypertension and serious heart conditions are at an increased risk for …

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February is known as the American Heart month. We all sometimes eat poorly even though we would like to eat healthy all of the time. With the holidays and people staying in, it gives all of us the perfect opportunity to eat foods that are not good for us.

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Valentine’s Day is celebrating someone special in our lives. Chocolate, flowers, hearts, candy, and good food are just a few things we all look forward to on this day. Heart shaped dishes, rose petals, and a delicious, decadent dessert for your special someone is what makes this day memorabl…

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StatePoint - Flu season is here, and amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s even more important than usual to take steps to avoid getting sick. Here are top tips to help your household stay healthy:

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Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, together with presenting sponsor The Children’s Trust, are proud to present the 11th season of Young Talent Big Dreams – the most widespread, local FREE youth talent competition in Miami-Dade County.

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The championship game of the National Football League is well known to all of us as the Super Bowl. Football fans from all over like to enjoy and cheer on

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COVID-19 led many people to start gardening, and it’s no passing fancy. Recent research shows that about 80% of those who took up gardening since the beginning of COVID-19 will continue the pastime in 2021.

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As the pandemic continues to restrict many of the places you are able or inclined to go, finding ways to stay active is important for keeping the body and mind healthy and happy. Here are some ideas for new hobbies to try.

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We have all been there! What to serve as a side for a special meal or just for a week day dinner. It seems to be a dilemma for most of us.

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After a lovely holiday, most of us are trying to eat a little lighter because we overindulged without thinking about it. We have received several requests for salad, so we would like to share our Cobb Salad with Orange Vinaigrette Salad Dressing with you our readers. This salad has such an a…