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The Parched Oak

If you are ever in Florida down in the Volusia County area, be sure to stop in and enjoy the great food and the ambiance of The Parched Oak Restaurant and Bar. I was treated to lunch and had the most amazing experience. The staff was super friendly and accommodating. This restaurant is rustic with Read More

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Vacation Getaway and Great Breakfast!

It is Summer vacation time and school is out. As educators, we are happily relaxing and having fun. Most of my friends are traveling and experiencing magnificent adventures. We are on vacation for two months before school starts again and it is absolutely wonderful. My out-of-town vacation adventure this week has been amazing. Numerous activities, Read More

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Outback Restaurant

Well, it is the season for summer fun with friends and family. Today, we dined at an Outback restaurant in North Florida. I tried the loaded potato with bacon, cheese, chives and sour cream. The bone-in ribeye steak was medium well cooked and moist. Beef is not something that I normally eat. But today, it Read More

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Pho Company Noodle House

So, in today’s episode, Princess #2, from Tennessee is helping me to celebrate #springbreak and my #birthday and we had an amazing time experiencing Vietnamese Cuisine at the Pho Company Noodle House. The food is fresh, delicious and flavorful! #food #blogger #lifestyle #health #healthiswealth #vietnamesecuisine Spend time with loved ones, try new experiences and have Read More

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Make Mother’s Day Easier This Year

Happy Mother’s Day to all nurturers of children. You deserve the very best! If there is someone in your life who is still here for you to appreciate for nurturing you, then please take time to appreciate them. Let me share with you ways in which my children helped to make my life so much Read More

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Treat Yourself Well

Take time to be good to yourself. Self care is so important more now than ever. Spend time with the ones that you love. Have great conversations. Live your life happy. Life is essential. Take good care of yourself and thrive! Photo: Loaded potato, Filet Mignon -Dinner Chronicles #BirthdayCelebration #MarchCelebrations Patrice Tankard

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Lunch in Kentucky

As I sat looking out of the window during the flight, I have to admit that I was a bit nervous. This was my first time riding in my brother’s airplane. Ben flew Jewel and I from Tennessee to Kentucky for lunch at the Montana Grille for a family business meeting. He is a great Read More

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Winter Vacation

Friends and IHOP go hand in hand! My friends and I have two weeks off for vacation. Do things that matter. Enjoy the simple things in life. Spend time with friends and loved ones. Talk about life, laugh a lot, eat, drink and be merry. Live your life happy. Happy Winter vacation and Happy Holidays! Read More

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Appetizer Fresh

My daughter, Princess #2 is visiting from Tennessee. She created this decadent appetizer that was super delicious. She sliced a sweet potato thin and placed it in the toaster. After it became crisp, she loaded her fresh herbs, seasonings and veggies. I don’t know her secret recipe, but each bite was a burst of flavor Read More

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Pink Grapefruit

If you love pink grapefruit like I do, have you ever tried it with pink Himalayan salt sprinkled on top? The taste is amazing and the salt brings out a sweetness in the grapefruit. Pink Himalayan salt is loaded with over 80 trace minerals along with potassium and iron. It is better than table salt Read More