• Watch Masquerade Marchers Prowl the Streets of Key West During Fantasy Fest

    Just in time for Halloween, thousands of costumed revelers will parade through Key West’s historic Old Town on Friday, October 28, during an off beat Masquerade March that begins at the local cemetery. The march is the highlight of the annual Fantasy Fest celebration, a lavish pre-Halloween costume festival scheduled for October 21-30.  This year, the theme is “Political VooDoo and Ballot-Box Barbarians” in salute of the upcoming U.S presidential elections. I haven’t had the pleasure of attending Fantasy Fest yet or watching the Masquerade March but it is certainly on my Florida Bucket List! And…I’d probably do this as week or weekend date with the husband, leaving the kids…

  • Interested In A Great Book For Your Beach Bag?

    If you’re here on my page looking for Florida vacation ideas, MY BOOK IS A MUST FOR YOUR BEACH BAG!  It’s an easy read and not too long.  You’ll visit and read about my favorite place in the world, Salt Springs, and journey down Salt Springs Run! Wisdom and Grace can be ordered through Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble.com or you can place an order from me!   I’ll be happy to send you a signed copy! Order Links: Amazon.com Barnes and Noble HEY READERS….do you have any suggestions for great BEACH BAG BOOKS?  Leave me your ideas in the comments below!

  • Matheson Hammock Park: I grew up going to Matheson Hammock!  It was so much fun to return with my kids and watch them have a blast too!  An atoll with shallow waters, it’s a perfect place to spend a day at the beach in Miami! Tiffanie’s Tip:Bring a net and bucket.  The sealife here is plentiful and kids are sure to love collecting crabs and fish!  Please be sure to return it all to the water before you leave!