Archives for July 2014

Florida Home Renovations – Yvonne’s Project #1

My first project when we returned to Florida in early April was to update and clean the patio furniture that was left behind by the previous owners.  The furniture was sturdy and we liked the fact that the chairs swiveled, so we decide to refurbish them.  The chairs were in reasonably good condition except they […]

Florida Home Renovations – M’s Project #1

After purchasing our new home on December 31st, I returned to BC to house sit for three months in Victoria.  M stayed in Florida for the month of January to take out the old kitchen and remove the tile floors to expose the original terrazzo floors.  Terrazzo floors were popular in Florida homes built in […]

Summer Salsa !

It’s time again for a great summer salad that works well on it’s own or as a side for any summer meal.  Last week I had a two mangoes, an avocado and a red pepper in my fridge and needed to find a recipe that was easy to put together without the usual conveniences of […]

Day 11 – Tallahassee, FL to St. Petersburg, FL

My apologies for taken such a long time to post anything about our last day of driving on our road trip from Victoria BC to Saint Petersburg, Florida.  So we left Victoria, BC on March 25, 2014 and arrived in St. Petersburg on April 2, 2014.  Our last day of driving was probably our shortest […]

Cycling in Saint Petersburg, FL

Life just got better here in St. Pete’s this week as Lucy and I picked up our new set of wheels.   After test riding and contemplating many bikes since we bought our home here, I decided on the Townie by Electra.  Also, falling off my old mountain bike that I brought down from BC and […]