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Archive for 2013

12/30/2013

Refresh and Renew in 2014

Ready to start the new year with re-newed inspiration? Check out Authentic Florida’s tips for getting off to a re-energizing start…

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12/19/2013

Edison Estate Sparkles for the Holidays

For the month of December and into the New Year, holiday lights and decorations sparkle and shine in the homes and gardens of the historical Edison and Ford Estates in Fort Myers, Florida.

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12/12/2013

The Christmas Express

Visitors can jump aboard a full-size train pulled by a lovingly restored bright red locomotive festooned with twinkling lights that tows three passenger cars jammed with giddy, happy children

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12/4/2013

Authentic Florida’s Sour Orange Pie

When my husband tried my Authentic Florida sour orange pie, he claimed it was better than my Key lime pie. So, I knew I was onto something.

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11/21/2013

Florida’s ECHO Farm

As Thanksgiving nears we think about gratitude and our blessings. But did you know over 925 million people who go hungry every day around the world? A sad and tragic fact. But, take heart. There is actually a Florida farm doing something about it.

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11/21/2013

Authentic Florida Gardening Tips: Dig In

While the rest of the country is preparing for colder weather, we in Florida are fortunate to have a much longer growing season – actually two seasons, fall and spring. Here are some gardening tips for your own home.

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11/14/2013

Clyde Butcher

I remember the first time I saw a Clyde Butcher photograph. It was a defining moment for me as my website Authentic Florida was beginning to take shape.

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11/7/2013

Authentic Florida Lobster Mac and Cheese

I love the idea of an upscale meal that is “down home” and comfy. And that’s exactly what Authentic Florida Lobster Mac and Cheese is.

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10/31/2013

Authentic Florida’s Dry Tortugas

The Dry Tortugas is a rare combination of a marine wildlife refuge, a national park, and a 19th century historical fort in a tropical, exotic setting seventy miles west of the Florida Keys.

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10/24/2013

Fall Has Arrived in Florida

I hear things….because I finally turned off the air conditioner, opened the windows and can now let an authentic Florida fall into my home.

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