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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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Chilly Days

It is that time of the year. Fall is here and Winter is approaching. Delicious soups can warm our bodies and souls. What is your favorite soup? Enjoy great nutrition and enjoy your life. Here’s to great health! Happy soup dining! Patrice Tankard

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Bon Appétit!

Do you have a favorite food that gives you fond memories? I do. When I was in college, my friends and I hung out at our favorite burger place. We talked about homework, upcoming projects, our professors, our dreams for the future and relationships. We loved socializing, laughing and having fun. Big cheese burgers 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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Try This Vegan Fried Chicken From Atlas Monroe!

Atlas Monroe has the best Vegan Fried Chicken period! Summer vacation is super fun and this sandwich is delicious with Fried Vegan Chicken, pickles, vegan Mayo on organic seed-grain bread. Try this and you will love it! Live happy, live healthy and use your best China! Patrice Tankard Note: Here is the website. Log on Read More

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Exploring Unlimited

Coming into one’s own happens to some people very easily. With the right support this can happen at an early age. In my case, it was a long process. Getting through childhood, marriages, having babies, going to college, working several jobs, being on tour for music production, participating in other productions including television, supporting philanthropy Read More

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Kindness Always Wins

Today, as I was standing in line at Publix to order a Sub, a beautiful elderly woman was in front of me trying to place her order. Because she was in a “Sitting Shopping Cart,” she was not able to see the Deli Technician. As both ladies were trying to see each and practically shouting Read More

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Carrabbas’ Take Home Special

Carrabbas Italian Grill:Order any Dine-In Entree and Bring Home Another Entree for Just $10! Limited time only! I am hanging out with friends and we are enjoying the Carrabbas Take home special. It is Summer and it is time to enjoy and have fun! Hurry and in to Carrabbas and Dine in and take an Read More

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Fire on the Bayou

School is out and my teacher friends and I got together to celebrate immediately after school. We decided to go to “Fire in the Bayou”, a Cajun, New Orleans themed restaurant. With cheers, laughter and joy we reminisced of the challenges and triumphs of the school year. The food was exceptional and our fellowship was Read More