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Heather Kendall Designs | Elegant Shells | Tampa, Florida

Posted by on Sep 30, 2013

Heather Kendall, owner and founder of Elegant Shells, creates custom seashell designs including mirrors, chandeliers, lighted sconces, fireplaces and home decor.  Heather has been designing with seashells for over 13 years now and her pieces can be found in beautiful homes and select stores throughout the United States, Bahamas, Canada and Europe. The designs of Heather Kendall have been featured in publications including: the duPont Registry, Garden Design, foam, ocean home, FLORIDA travel & life, housetrends, bay, FLAIR, Waterfront...

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Travels in Italy Part One – Site Seeing in Venice | By Erin Starr

Posted by on Sep 19, 2013

Just returned from my first trip to Italy.  My mother wanted to make sure that I had seen it and she invited me to go on a “Grand Tour” with her in June 2013.  She and my sister Faith spent a week with a tour group in Milan before I met her in Venice.  Faith returned home to the United States and Mom and I took the vaporetto from the Venice airport to the main Island.  The first thing...

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Contest Front Cover Winner: Photographer Zane Kuhle | Zane Kuhle Studio | Palm Harbor, Florida

Posted by on Sep 15, 2013

Photographer Zane Kuhle  owner of Zane Kuhle Studio, first picked up a camera at age 11. It was through the lens of an old Kodak 35mm  of his father that he learned he had an eye for Photography. He studied Photography and Art at USF, and his first job was to photograph a Calendar for the USF Sundolls. Over the last 25 years, he has Photographed an/or Videotaped hundreds of Weddings, Models, and People. Photographing Nature, Wildlife, and Fine...

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National Mill Dog Rescue | Rescued over 6,300 puppy mill survivors

Posted by on Sep 13, 2013

National Mill Dog Rescue rescues, rehabilitates and re-homes retired commercial breeding dogs from puppy mills. NMDR gives these dogs a new beginning and a final chance to find happiness and comfort in a loving home. MISSION STATEMENT: To rescue, rehabilitate and rehome discarded breeding dogs and to educate the general public about the cruel realities of the commercial dog breeding industry. National Mill Dog Rescue was established in February 2007, in honor of a forgiving little Italian Greyhound named...

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Creations by Christina | Bradenton, Florida

Posted by on Jul 17, 2013

I enjoy creating beautiful jewelry out of all different elements: glass, precious metals and clay. I love creating beautiful things for myself, and for others to wear and enjoy, which I love to call “ART YOU CAN WEAR.” I started working with precious metals (gold and silver) and stained glass in college in the mid 1980’s, as I majored in Jewelry Design. I enjoyed working in those mediums for several years. Then I took a glass fusing and slumping...

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Summer Weddings | Planning

Posted by on Jul 16, 2013

Summer weddings are extremely popular, with many brides wanting to get married outdoors or guarantee warm weather and sunny skies for their big day. This can offer you a beautiful time for your wedding with warm breezes blowing as you say your “I do’s.” If you are planning to have a summer wedding, you are sure to need a variety of wedding ideas to help you plan the wedding of your dreams. Brides, mothers, grooms, and family members should...

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Why Tennis Is One of the Great Sports Out There? | Get Fit While Having Fun!

Posted by on Jul 10, 2013

There are many reasons why people take up tennis. If you are not sure about whether shopping for the Wilson Six One or the Wilson BLX Tour is going to be a good idea or not, then read this article and you will be certain that tennis is one of the great sports out there. If you already enjoy tennis as a sport, then you may be more willing to take it up yourself. There are many benefits of...

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Surviving Summer Break | Tips from Kids & Teens

Posted by on Jul 2, 2013

Summer is a time to enjoy a change of pace from the school year. It’s an opportunity to focus on different interests or activities that you don’t have as much time for during the rest of the year. We asked our readers what they would doing over the summer — and if they thought it would be too busy, kind of boring, or somewhere in between. About half (52%) of the people who took our survey said their summer...

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How to Achieve Work Life Balance | Make Time for You!

Posted by on Jun 30, 2013

“Work life balance” – a phrase thrown around by a wide range of employers and workers. It’s a desirable state of life and something that employers all like to provide, or perhaps think they do. However, it’s not all about the employers – it depends on the worker as well. Continue reading to find out how to achieve work life balance. Work Life Balance Definition The definition of work life balance is having mental and physical equality between the...

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How to Be Safe | When You’re In The Sun

Posted by on Jun 26, 2013

The weather is warming up, the days are longer and there’s more time to be outside doing all kinds of fun things! But if you’re going to be out in the sun, especially on a hot day, you need to stay safe. Let’s find out how. Don’t Feel the Burn Even though the sun is hot, it does cool things. It keeps us warm. It makes flowers and plants grow. It even gives us vitamin D so we can better...

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Marriage and The Military | What to Expect!

Posted by on Jun 23, 2013

While this months issue of Florida Creative Living is focused on marriage it seems logical to discuss what will be in store for those men and women who  choose to marry a partner in the military. The military lifestyle may be great for the husband or wife however before you take the plunge there are a few things the prospective bride or groom should be made aware of. To be realistic I do not think my wife even gave...

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Life After High School | What To Do?

Posted by on Jun 21, 2013

So, what are you doing after graduation?” Many juniors and seniors get bored answering that question over and over. Whether your plans include college, heading straight for the workforce, or taking a year off, here are some practical tips to prepare yourself for the journey. Going to College Some people know from an early age exactly what they want to be and how they plan to get there. Rachel’s dad is a doctor and his love for his chosen...

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Growing Up Without A Cell Phone – Generation Baby Boomers

Posted by on Jun 19, 2013

When I was a kid, adults used to bore me to tears with their tedious diatribes about how hard things were. When they were growing up; what with walking twenty-five miles to school every morning…. Uphill… Barefoot… BOTH ways…in the snow during the winter months. And I remember promising myself that when I grew up, there was no way  I was going to lay a bunch of information like that on my kids about how hard I had it...

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Wedding Guide – Photographer – Brandi Images – Tampa, Florida

Posted by on Jun 12, 2013

He (or you) proposed, you (or he) said yes, and now you’re planning a wedding! Congratulations! Most couples now are designing weddings that reflect them and their relationship, while incorporating family traditions rather than having an entirely conventional event. Whether it’s an offbeat venue, a destination wedding, candlelight ceremony, or Pinterest friendly DIY details, there’s so many ways to create your special wedding day. The reason I wrote this is so that after you go through all the planning...

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Backyard Or Garden Weddings in Florida – Lisa Burns – Backyard Getaway

Posted by on Jun 7, 2013

Photo by Heather Lynn Photography In Florida we are lucky to have beautiful weather all year round. You could not choose a better place for your backyard or garden wedding. Before you decide if an outdoor wedding is right for you, there are many things you should consider. First, is your yard large enough to accommodate your guests comfortably and do you have adequate parking? Second are you a do-it-yourselfer? Yes you can hire a caterer, florists, even an event planner but...

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Internet | Truth or Lie?

Posted by on Apr 11, 2013

Recently, I received an e mail, one of those sent to me by a trusted friend who apparently received it from a person located somewhere in the United States and sends out ideas from time to time.  However the incidents described in such e-mails always seem to reflect on our government. Usually I discard such information however this one caught my eye. This e-mail described an incident in Butte, Montana where a young eleven year old female who was...

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A Revolutionary Diet for Losing Weight | Raspberry Ketone Diet

Posted by on Apr 11, 2013

The human body from birth, goes Today, so many people are dealing with severe problem of obesity and struggling with over weight in their day-to-day activity. Now a day, people are more cautious about their weight and searching easy and quick way for weight loss. Every individual makes many hidden or unhidden strategies to become slim and fit in a specific time. Therefore, science has invented a revolutionary diet for losing weight and that is raspberry ketone, a phenolic...

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Invest in Your Health With Supplements | For Body Growth

Posted by on Apr 11, 2013

Your body is like a temple or even a machine which has to be maintained so that it can carry out its daily operations as normal. It is important that you eat healthy food but in a world whereby not all food is organic you will certainly need a helping hand. You will need supplements for body growth. Make the right choice There are very many health supplements out there that promise to work wonders but it is good...

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Potato Pizzette Bites

Posted by on Apr 11, 2013

PrintPotato Pizzette Helpful Tip: You will only need a small amount of this sauce for the Pizzette Bites. The rest freezes well and can be served with pasta or used as a topping for pizza. Alternatively you can use a ready-made tomato sauce.Ingredients1 large (Yukon gold or similar) skin on and thoroughly washed 1/2 cup grated cheddar or mozzarella 3 tablespoons tomato sauce, try the Quick Tomato Sauce below 1 tablespoon olive oil Quick Tomato Sauce 1- 14 ounce...

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Women In The Military | Should Women Fight In Combat?

Posted by on Apr 11, 2013

Recently as many have read, the Department of Defense and Washington have approved women  to serve in combat roles within the military. Needless to say the decision provoked many discussions both in veterans clubs, VA hospitals, those retired in civilian life and among the active military. While it is difficult to discuss such a decision without sounding sexist,a few facts jump out  and make me ask  why the decision was made. Leading the decision is the fact that Washington feels all...

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Artist Carey Chervtch | Gyspy Thread | Dunedin, Florida

Posted by on Apr 11, 2013

I’m Carey, the Chief Gypsy… Gypsy Queen… Sole Gypsy of this Crazy Crafty Caravan… I’ve always been drawn to the texture and culture of life. Fabric is no exclusion. In fact, I find great comfort and satisfaction researching, learning about, feeling, and creating with interesting fabrics. Knowing how to sew is secondary. My newest adventure, Gypsy Thread, is only possible because of a medical condition forcing me to let go of my busy, stressful, corporate climbing life. Although having...

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Tony the Tiger | Dade City’s Wild Things

Posted by on Apr 11, 2013

Swimming with a live tiger should be on everyone’s bucket list of ‘things I want to do in my life’. And Dade City’s Wild Things located in historic Dade City Florida is just the place to make it happen with none other then ‘Tony the Tiger’.  This is also where many specific breeds of animals reside, not just the big cats, in a very neat and clean setting. Meeting Kathy Stearns who controls the operation of the facility quickly...

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Surviving Frost Damage in the Garden | Lisa Burns with Backyard Getaway

Posted by on Apr 11, 2013

Over the past two weeks, we have had record low temperatures here in sunny Florida. You have probably stepped outside on more than one morning to ice on your car windshield & a blanket of frost on the ground. The first thing I thought of when I heard the forecast was I had better start covering my landscape plants.  Chances are if you covered your plants as I did you will notice that some of your plants still sustained...

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Minerals: Elements that Build the Path towards Long Life

Posted by on Apr 11, 2013

The human body from birth, goes through a set of different phases. However, each physical body matures differently from another. The main difference aside from genes is one’s lifestyle. Improper food consumption, little or no exercise, stress (whether emotional, physical, or mental), diseases, and mineral deficiency. Every day, according to researchers, the body needs trace and ionic minerals to generate billions of electrical impulses. Without the impulses, muscles don’t function. Thus, these elements are very important for the health...

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Can Swimming Help You Lose Weight | Building An Attractive Muscular Body

Posted by on Apr 11, 2013

Have you taken up swimming as an exercise to help you to lose weight? If you are, you are not alone because most people think that swimming is effective way to tone muscles and lose weight. This is why the public swimming pools everywhere are always packed in the evenings and on weekends. Before I disappoint you, I must first declare that I am not against swimming. On the contrary, I swim regularly for the sake of my cardiovascular...

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