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Best Dog Friendly Restaurants In Volusia County

Volusia County certainly isn’t lacking in delicious restaurants, but sometimes you don’t want to leave home without your furry best friend. These great dining establishments offer outdoor seating for you and your dog – some even have special dog menus. Here are the top five local spots to dine al fresco with Fido!  Best Restaurants to Eat with you Dog in Volusia County LULU’S OCEANSIDE … Continue reading Best Dog Friendly Restaurants In Volusia County

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Weekend Blues

Ever After Blueberry Farm – Mims, Florida To me, nothing announces the arrival of warm weather more than fresh fruit, and what better way to get that produce to your table than to pick it yourself? Blueberry Picking Season Opens April Being well into spring with summer rapidly approaching, Floridians have been getting our share of warmth for a while now. Thanks to a strange … Continue reading Weekend Blues

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Lost Lagoon Wings and Grill

Beach-themed American bar & grill featuring a menu of wings, burgers & seafood, plus TVs & a patio. 2004 N Dixie Fwy, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 (386) 366-3360 Hours: Mon – Thu: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Fri – Sat: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Sun: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday Brunch: Brunch Buffet – $12.99 Lost Lagoon’s brunch buffet is served from … Continue reading Lost Lagoon Wings and Grill

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Three Spring Recipes Perfect for Easter

Easter is a great time to celebrate and spend time together as a family or with friends. These three recipes are sure to put a spring in your step and you’ll want to add them to your holiday meal! Instant Pot Deviled Eggs with Relish Using a Pressure Cooker to Hard Boil Eggs Who knew you could whip up this springtime classic in an Instant … Continue reading Three Spring Recipes Perfect for Easter

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Lemon Garlic Roasted Cauliflower

If you love citrus, you’re going to fall hard for this Lemon Garlic Roasted Cauliflower! Deliciously caramelized and bursting with savory garlic, fresh lemon, and a bit of Parmesan, you might just forget how healthy it really is! Healthy and Delicious Ingredients: 1 head cauliflower cut into florets (about 8 cups) 1 lemon juiced and zested 2 tablespoon olive oil 4 cloves garlic minced 3 … Continue reading Lemon Garlic Roasted Cauliflower

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Instant Pot Deviled Eggs with Relish

Using a Pressure Cooker to Hard Boil Eggs Ingredients: 12 large hard-boiled eggs 3/4 cup mayo 3 tablespoons dill relish 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon dried dill 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley or dill for garnish Preparation: HOW TO HARD BOIL EGGS IN THE INSTANT POT: Place 1/2 cup to 1 cup of water in the bottom … Continue reading Instant Pot Deviled Eggs with Relish

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Local Favorite Ice Cream Parlor in Business for 10 Years in Port Orange

Let’s play a game called, “How Well do You Know your Neighbors?” Did you know that one of your neighbors is a local general store with gifts, lottery, a post office AND over 30 flavors of delicious homemade ice cream right in your back yard? And, it has been open for over 10 years?! Neighbors Ice Cream Parlor and General Store is that place! Located … Continue reading Local Favorite Ice Cream Parlor in Business for 10 Years in Port Orange

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Creamy Spring Vegetable Soup

Light and creamy, this vegetable soup is perfect for this time of year.  GLUTEN-FREE & DAIRY-FREE  Ingredients: Vegetables 1 pound fresh asparagus, washed and trimmed 5 to 6 carrots, scrubbed and roughly chopped 1 yellow onion, roughly chopped 1 can organic corn, rinsed and drained 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1/2 cup avocado or olive oil salt and pepper to taste Roux 1/2 cup vegan butter, … Continue reading Creamy Spring Vegetable Soup