Monday, August 31, 2009
Saturday, August 29, 2009
Friday, August 28, 2009
Thursday, August 27, 2009
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
No Pet Left Behind Sponsors the Feral Cat spay and neuter program in our community as well as providing assistance to low income families in neutering and spaying their pets. This money stays here in New Smyrna Beach and helps local pets.
Contact Erica Rigsby for more information on this event. 864-933-6508.
Sunday, August 23, 2009
Last week we made the open house rounds...my son attends a private Christian School, this is his first year mixed in with the older kids. They have 7-12th grade in one building and I think he is a little nervous. We met the teachers, got his schedule, happily one of his 6th grade teachers is now teaching 7th grade, he is also a good friend and attends our church. I feel pretty certain he will keep one eye and his thumb on him.
My daughter is in 5th grade, not sure how that happened, yesterday she was in Kindergarten. She was thrilled to learn she got the teacher she wanted, who also was her teacher in 3rd grade. This is excellent on two levels. This teacher knows me....I don't do field trips, class parties or anything related to more than 5 children in any confined space at a time. I would rather pull out my fingernails with needle nose pliers. I know my limitations.....and so does she. She handed me her wish list of things to do and get "outside" the classroom. I love this woman!
Here are some interesting "back to school" Mom Blogs for your first day of school eve enjoyment!
White Trash Mom - scroll down to the back to school posts, she is hysterical!
Simple Mom Blog
Show Me The Mom
Enjoy the week...and the peace!
Saturday, August 22, 2009
Thursday, August 20, 2009
Wednesday, August 19, 2009
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Monday, August 17, 2009
Daytona Beach News Journal
Concerned Citizens of NSB - first time I had seen this site.
It is good to keep up on all the local issues, the election for Mayor and City Commissioners is coming up. Enjoy the week!
Sunday, August 16, 2009
Breathing Earth this is pretty scary, gives births, deaths and other information around the world.
Flash Earth explore satellite imagery of the earth from multiple sources.
Earthcam - love this one, check out webcams from around the world.
The World check out this ship you can live on. WOW.
The World Factbook published by the CIA so it must be true!
Saturday, August 15, 2009
Norwood's has free wine tasting on Friday and Saturday from 5-7pm. They also feature live entertainment on Saturday nights.
OM Bar on Flagler holds wine tastings every Sunday from 4pm-8pm.
Have you been to Merk's lately? Located on the North Causeway, they have been doing some remodeling and the place looks great, it is Customer Appreciation Days and they are offering a 2nd Happy Hour daily from 10pm-2am. Their food is great, lunch specials daily are $5.99.
Next week is the Shrimp and Seafood Fest on Flagler more on that later this week!
Enjoy the weekend!
Thursday, August 13, 2009
Farmer's Market on Canal Street Saturday morning from 7:30am-12:30pm.
The American Legion at 619 W. Canal Street is having wings and munchie baskets on Friday nights from 6-9pm. They also serve breakfast every Sunday morning from 8am-11am. The public is welcome.
Odd Fellows Spaghetti Fundraiser is being held on August 15th from noon to 6pm at the Odd Fellows Hall in Pelican Plaza, 2317 South Ridgewood in Edgewater, Fl. Dinner is 5.00 with all proceeds goign to the high school scholarship fund. Take Out is available.
Wednesday, August 12, 2009
School starts in just under two weeks. Here is some information that may be helpful.
Volusia County School Calendar (2009-2010)
Volusia County Schools no longer send home community information flyers such as Parks and Rec events, PAL sports sign ups etc. You can get those flyers here, it will be updated shortly after school begins.
Volusia County has implemented Pay to Play for athletics in the county. So if your child plays a sport it will be $75.00, $25.00 for more than one sport, for a total of $100.00 no matter how many sports your child plays.
Coronado Elementary Open House is Friday, August 21, 2009 from 9am-12pm. Meet the teachers get bus stop assignments and school supply lists.
Information on assisting those in need with school supplies or receiving help with clothes or supplies can be found here.
Sunday, August 9, 2009
Top Secret Recipes - ever wonder how to make Kentucky Fried Chicken, Baby Back Ribs from Roadhouse? Find out how here....many restaurants favorites can be found on this site. I have tried a few and they are pretty darn close.
All Recipes - I love this one, you can create your own online cookbook, get shopping lists to print for each recipe, it has it all for cooking.
Culinary.net - great recipes, simple how to's, recipe swaps, another good site, alot of general information.
Now for Florida Food:
Citrus Recipes - all things citrus, find all kinds of recipes using lemons, limes, oranges, grapefruit.
Florida Seafood Recipes - pretty self explanatory on this one.
Food Festivals - list of Food Festivals around the state this fall.
Florida Sportman Cooking - this site has some interesting recipes all by Florida Sportsman.
Enjoy the food and have a great week!
Saturday, August 8, 2009
Frank is the man in the shop and he is very pleasant, quick and thorough. I dropped the thing off at 8am and he called me at 831am to tell me it was done. Prices are the same as anywhere else for service, the gas is a few pennies higher than over the bridge, but for convenience sake you cannot beat it. They also sell produce and specialty spices and nuts etc. in the convenience store. They fill propane tanks for gas grills and have an air pump to pump your tires. Service is friendly in the shop and the store. Check them out!
Support your local business!
Friday, August 7, 2009
Thursday, August 6, 2009
Tuesday, August 4, 2009
August 7th thru August 9th The Little Theatre presents Exit The Body.
Art Walk on Flagler is August 22nd.
The 2nd annual Shrimp and Seafood Festival on Flagler is August 20th.
Fashion Show hosted by Flip Flops Grill & Chill on Sunday, Aug. 23 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The proceeds of the $25 admission will benefit the ABWA Scholarship Program and Halifax Health Hospice. Admission includes a tasty buffet, 1 complimentary glass of beer or wine and the show. For more information, contact Sue Who? At (386) 428-9002, LoLo’s Boutique at (386) 478-0442, or Nejma’s Boutique at (386) 424-9086
The excellent picture featured today is by Kurt Harris, check out his other work here. It is truly beautiful.
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Sunday, August 2, 2009
All Natural Cleaning Solutions - From Real Simple Magazine, some great ideas, many I use already but are worth repeating.
Making Life Better - I love this website, they are sponsored by Unilever and they have some good information on all sorts of topics.
Zen Habits - this is all about living more simply, some of it is not realistic for me right now but it provides an interesting perspective and things to think about.
Smart People - information on all sorts of things from a variety of "smart people"
Florida for Boomers - thought this site was very interesting, it is a guide to retirement and communities all across the state.
Organize Your Life - some of these tips are so simple I cannot believe I did not think of them.
Enjoy your Sunday!