Blarney Scone

Seniors + Farmer’s Markets: a Great Social Connection

By Lisa Bekiaris, The Blarney Scone Homestead Bakery & Farm   Selling at a farmer’s market can be a rewarding and profitable venture for seniors. These markets provide a unique opportunity...
food as foreplay

Food as Foreplay (an Open Invitation)

By Patricia Horwell  Food. It tickles all the senses.   Certainly, food can be hearty and robust, but there is a reason why Omar Khayyam wrote, “A jug of wine, a loaf...
prescription meds

Great News: FDA Says Florida Can Import Canadian Meds 

By Michele D. Baker  Adapted from an article of the same name in the March 2024 AARP Bulletin  In January, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a state program to...
Gratitude Jar for Mothers Day in May

Magnificent May: Celebrating Margaritas & Moms and Remembering Vets

By Michele D. Baker May is a beautiful month in Florida – the weather is fine, the leaves are green, and the beach beckons.   In May, there are also lots of...
Wright stuff beards

Wright Stuff: Beard Me Up, Buttercup!

By Michael Wright  When I was in the Navy, we couldn’t grow facial hair unless we were at sea and a sanctioned contest was taking place for the best beard...
financial retirement

Is $1 Million Enough to Retire in Florida?

By Michael Berkhahn, CFP® According to GoBankingRates, Tampa residents who saved $1 million for their retirement will run out of money in 18 years, four months, and 7 days on...