Burns Night Winter Dinner Celebration

Burns Night is a historic Scottish dinner celebration that can be adapted to a cozy, romantic dinner on a dark chilly winter night BURNS NIGHT Romantic Scottish Dinner Celebration I had never heard of Burns Night until I came across a chapter in a European…

Cooking Class: Five Elegant Hors d’oeuvres

Chef Patrick Whetstone expertly demonstrated elegant hors d’ oeuvres for the community cooking class Thick cut candied bbq rubbed bacon topped with garlic sauteed shrimp and fresh minced chives Beautiful bite sized purple potato salad bites stuffed with mustard aioli, hard boiled egg, bacon bits…

Grill Review: Charbroil® Portable Electric TRU-Infrared™

I was a little skeptical about an electric grill until I tried the food cooked on our CharBroil® TRU-infrared™ grill and now I’m a believer. Electric Infrared Grill Review Grilling meat, fish, vegetables and poultry is a favorite activity of many snowbirds, including my husband.…

100+ Easy, Simple Snowbird Menu Ideas

Flatbread pizza with fresh mozzarella, pesto, garlic infused olive oil and roasted chicken 100+ Snowbird Menu Ideas   Snowbird menu ideas for 100+ easy, simple, go-to breakfast, lunch and dinner menus that are designed to be flexible, using hardworking basic ingredients without requiring special gadgets…

Find the Best of the Best with Social Media

Fonville Press and Alys Beach, Florida were a 2019 destination thanks to social media Find the Best of the Best with Social Media Impact of Social Media on Snowbird Communities Social media is defined as the specific ability to share opinions, photos, places, events and…

How to: Ice Bowl Centerpiece

An ice cooler centerpiece is beautiful, easy to make and requires no special equipment   Snowbird Style Entertaining Ice Bucket Cooler Centerpiece Ice bowl coolers are a festive way to make a big impact for your snowbird style entertaining. Not only are they unique and…

Four Classic Holiday Beverages

The beautiful Champagne Poinsettia is lighter, easy to make and perfect for a festive holiday party or brunch Snowbird Style Four Classic Holiday Beverages Snowbird holidays, whether in your Northern or Southern home, are extra special with the following four classic holiday beverages. Nothing says…

Snowbird Holiday Decor

  Snowbird Holiday Decor High Impact, Space Saving Decorations for Your Snowbird Home Snowbirds are notorious for lacking storage space in their warm climate homes, not only for everyday items, but especially for limited use Christmas and holiday decorations. Savvy snowbirds who are away for…

Road Trip Report

Our hosts’ welcoming front porch set the stage for their home which looks like it belongs in a magazine   ROAD TRIP REPORT Road trips and summer are a perfect pair. And it only gets better when visiting snowbird friends in their Northern homes. So…

Snowbird Hospitality

Provide fresh fruit/nuts/snacks within easy reach for guests Snowbird Hospitality Snowbirds who choose to host guests for a stay in their warm climate homes generally are great hosts and hostesses. Thirteen easy ways to make your guests feel more at home: 1. Find out what…