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JuicePlus+ and USA Volleyball Team-up

Together, JuicePlus+ and USA Volleyball will promote healthy living habits. Juice Plus+ is proud to be USA Volleyball’s exclusive nutritional supplement partner, providing whole food products that deliver essential nutrients to athletes. Watch to see what makes... Read More

Create A Cutting Garden in Your Own Yard

Create A Cutting Garden in Your Own Yard

By Becky Copenhaver   I’m not a florist or even a floral designer, but I love and appreciate the craft. I’ve always had a secret desire to create awe inspiring centerpieces and stunning table arrangements. I’ve dipped my toes into the water on a few occasions for... Read More

Leading a Healthy Lifestyle

Leading a Healthy Lifestyle

Couple selects Punta Gorda for sport and quality of life A propitious lunch, a love of sport and an emphasis on improving one’s quality of life. Jeremy and Michelle Gwaltney’s interest in living a healthier lifestyle led them to Charlotte County. The couple are... Read More

Appreciating Summer Plants

Appreciating Summer Plants

By: Becky Copenhaver Summer changes everything. One of the most wonderful things about Florida summers is the emergence of our winter sleepers. Those plants that are absent from our lives through the winter months but arrive just in time to cheer us up and get us... Read More

Recipe: Strawberry Country Cake

You can’t have Summer without strawberry shortcake! You could make sweet biscuits or a standard yellow cake, but why would you when you can elevate the flavors beyond the standard. I’ve been making this cake since 2001. The recipe is from The Barefoot Contessa Parties... Read More

Recipe: Banana, Peanut Butter and Cinnamon Oats

Ingredients 2 cups of oats 1 cup of coconut milk 1 tsp maple syrup (or honey) 1 tsp of cinnamon and to sprinkle on top 1 whole banana 1 tbsp of peanut butter Method Add your milk, oats, cinnamon and maple syrup to a pan on a medium heat. Stir at regular intervals,... Read More