Sarasota Area Christmas 2018

christmas lights in sarasota

Sarasota Christmas Events 2018 Even though it may be a chilly 50 degrees for our Christmas season, we still do celebrate Christmas in the Sunshine State. When I first moved to South Florida it was hard to get into the Christmas spirit with no snow and decorated palm trees. However, the longer I live down … Continued

Thanksgiving Dinner in Sarasota & Bradenton 2018

Thanksgiving Dinner in Bradenton

Thanksgiving Dinner in Sarasota & Bradenton Did you know that the first Thanksgiving in America lasted three days? If that were the case today, I guarantee you my pants would not fit after day 3! But seriously, the first Thanksgiving was a three-day celebration to which they shared their gratefulness for a successful first harvest … Continued

Labor Day Sarasota & Bradenton Events-2018

Labor day events in Sarasota

Did you know that Labor Day became a national holiday in 1894?  The first organized parade dates back a little earlier to New York City in 1882. The parade had such a following that the practice of celebrating workers spread all across the country and that is how it became a federal holiday.  Today, we … Continued

Sarasota Fireworks and July 4th events-Updated 2018

Sarasota Fireworks

July 4th Weekend Events in Sarasota and Bradenton  The month of July heats up here in the Sarasota/Bradenton area with plenty to do.  And the 4th of July weekend in Sarasota and Bradenton is HOT!  You won’t run out of things to do, the problem will be deciding which event to go to.  Click Here … Continued

Mother’s Day Brunch in Sarasota & Bradenton

Mother's Day Brunch in Sarasota

Did you know that 8 out of 10 Americans will celebrate Mother’s Day this year?  If you are celebrating Mother’s Day and part of your plans includes brunch or dinner in the Sarasota or Bradenton area, then take a look below. Updated for 2018, you will find Mother’s Day Brunch in Sarasota & Bradenton with … Continued

14 Fun Things to Do for Easter in Sarasota & Bradenton

Things to do for Easter in Sarasota and Bradenton

Updated for 2018 Things to do for Easter in Sarasota and Bradenton Area With the 2018 Easter weekend just around the corner on April 1st, it’s time for us all to figure out what exactly we’re going to spend the day doing.  We’ve put together a list of things to do for Easter in Sarasota, … Continued

Easter Brunch in Sarasota and Bradenton 2018

Easter Brunch in Sarasota 2018

Places to Go for Easter Brunch in Sarasota, Bradenton and Lakewood Ranch Click Here to Stay Up to Date On Holiday Events   Table of Contents: Easter Brunch in Sarasota Easter Brunch in Bradenton & Lakewood Ranch Homes for Sale in Bradenton Are you looking for a great place for Easter Brunch in the Sarasota … Continued

St. Patrick’s Day Sarasota & Bradenton 2018

Saint Patrick's Day Sarasota

Saint Patrick’s Day in Sarasota and Bradenton is going to be a great time, celebrated with the traditional Irish fare. Below are some of the best parties in town, organized and ready just for you.  Whether you are looking for a big Irish festival in Sarasota/Bradenton or being in an Irish pub having corned beef … Continued

Valentines Day Ideas and Romantic Gift Ideas

via GIPHY Are you looking for great Valentine’s Day ideas?  If you are like me, I try to find unique gifts that I think my true love may like.  So, where to begin?  Well,  you could go for a romantic gift, or perhaps if you have a partner like my husband, he prefers to do … Continued

Dog Friendly Restaurants in Sarasota and Bradenton

dog friendly restaurants in Bradenton

  UPDATED For 2018 You can definitely say that Sarasota and Bradenton are dog-friendly cities!  Now, you don’t have to leave your four-legged friend behind to get a great meal. Your best friend is welcome at many of our great restaurants in Sarasota and the Bradenton area.  Whether you are looking for a waterside restaurant … Continued