Old Florida Food

Old Florida Food

        Welcome to Old Florida Food So, Why Old Florida Food?  Wouldn’t Vintage Florida Food sound better? Probably, but whenever I talk about the Florida that I grew up knowing, and the stories that I would hear from my Mother and Grandparents of Florida’s past, I always think of the “Old Florida.”  I also refer to the foods of Florida’s past as “Old Florida Food” hence the name. Come to Florida! (This…

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Blueberries, and the Blueberry Festival

Blueberries, and the Blueberry Festival

            Blueberry Season Gordon Picking Blueberries Welcome to Plant City, Florida We are spending the day doing some Blueberry Picking out at Keel and Curley Winery.  Located at: 5210 Thonotosassa Road Plant City, Florida  33565 https://keelandcurleywinery.com/ It’s Blueberry Season and every year they host a big event with vendors and live music, and invite in the public to enjoy the festivities and to perhaps even do some Blueberry Picking. Veronica…

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Mother of the Bride

Mother of the Bride

      The Diary of a Mother of the Bride Our daughter Veronica is engaged to her longtime boyfriend Brian and this is something of a record of my part in that engagement and subsequent marriage.  They have been dating for 11 years before he proposed.  We have known Brian all that time and we are very fond of him.  This is my record of my part in all of this and leading up…

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Our Easter Brunches

Our Easter Brunches

        Welcome, and Happy Easter Do you like our little Nook on our Lanai?  This has always been an area of our lanai that we never actually got around to utilizing until recently.  We have the lovely fountain, the large urns filled with beautiful Ape’s (Peace Lilly’s).  Our lanai door opens out to this nice area.  I always wanted to put a table and some chairs in this spot for Gordon and…

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