MAY; SEASONS CHANGE AGAIN!

 MAY; SEASONS CHANGE AGAIN!  Well, here spring is not the only season change, May starts our "down time". Things get a little quieter, a little slower, and a lot hotter! I still have four markets a week for May, but that's instead of 5 or 6. The snowbirds have all gone home, so traffic is…

APRIL IS A REAL GEM!

  APRIL IS A REAL GEM! April has a birthstone of a DIAMOND! How can you not LOVE a month that revolves around diamonds? Remember, diamonds are a girl's best friend! I have diamond impregnated grinding wheels and diamond sintered saw blades, so I like to tell people I don't wear my diamonds, I wear them…

MARCH IS A BIG MONTH FOR FLORIDA!

MARCH is a big month for Florida! It could just be our busiest month of the year! The first month of spring, March has Palm Sunday, Easter, and St. patricks Day all in one! But, for us It's also important because this is when we have the biggest population, between all the snowbirds, the locals,…

FEBRUARY; LOVE IS IN THE AIR!

Did I really just say February? Wow, how time flies! Well, we are mid-winter and mid-season here in Florida, and things are rockin'! The weather has been a bit selfish, with terrible winds, and way more rain than we should get this time of year! But I guess we can't complain, after all, we don't…

JANUARY; REFLECTION, RELEASE, RESOLUTION

JANUARY; REFLECTION, RELEASE, RESOLUTION –  these are the thoughts most of us have around this time of year. The bulk of the holidays are over; maybe you spent time with family and friends doing life long traditions and practices. Maybe things are changing, as they will do, and your holiday season was was full of…

DECEMBER; “WRAPPING UP” THE YEAR

Yes we are in December already! This month has so many meanings for everyone! Religious holidays, family gatherings, traditions, the beginning of colder weather, the end of the year, and it can also be the biggest shopping month of the year! December down here means more and more snowbirds, and better and better weather! We…

NOVEMBER; FALL COLORS ARE DIFFERENT IN FLORIDA!

So, exactly how is it different? Well, we do have a change of season; the weather changes from boiling and wet to damn perfect! (yes I am rubbing it in!) People start planting the few things that didn't want to grow in the hot, hot, hot summer. The tides in the canals can get really low,…

OCTOBER MARKS ANOTHER MILESTONE!

October means I have been here a year! Wow! Did that go by fast or what? At 2:15 pm on October 16th, 2014 I arrived in Florida to start a new chapter in my life. The past year has been full of  adventure, learning new things, challenges, and new discoveries. I have settled into this new…

SEPTEMBER; MORE THAN A SEASON CHANGE!

September is more than just a change from summer to fall, more than just switching from vacation mode to "back to work or school mode" . September is the last quarter of the year! So, this brings up the question; what have you done this year? Have you accomplished the goals you set – or are you…

SIZZLING SUMMER SAVINGS IN AUGUST!

Summer is hot alright! Florida is piping hot! it is also quiet down here, as this is my new "slow season". I am trying to get used to that! I used to be slow in the winter months of January, February, half of March- because there is snow on the ground in CT! Now, those…