November 29, 2016
During the holidays we spend more time in the kitchen. We’re baking sweets, preparing family meals, hosting parties, creating special memories to look back on for years to come. Why not make your kitchen a showcase? You can dream big when selecting your kitchen in Ave Maria.
Top 5 Things to Do Outdoors This Weekend
August 31, 2016
Labor Day weekend is right around the corner and it’s a great time to enjoy the outdoors in Southwest Florida. Here are some of our favorite ideas.
1. Ride Off the Beaten Path
First on our list, jump into an orange Jeep with an experienced guide and explore miles of nature preserve in the backyard of Ave Maria. Orange Jeep Tours is a 90 minute, open-air adventure through thousands of acres of untouched terrain. Test your skills at spotting a range of native wildlife such as American alligator, Whitetail deer, Osceola turkey, Florida Red-Bellied turtle, and a large variety of bird species. Click here for a special discount.
How to Keep Your Kids Busy during Summer
July 6, 2016
For some of us, summer means a break from work, from the alarm clock, and from your hometown. We like to travel, enjoy relaxing evenings with friends and more daylight. It can also mean entertaining the kids- every day! Prevent the stress of keeping your kids busy during summer before it happens. It’s not too late to start.
How to Pack for Vacation
June 30, 2016
Packing for a vacation can be tricky and often overwhelming. Just as you are gearing up for a stress-free trip, you need to somehow determine what are the least amount of items you can bring along with you while still ensuring you have the essentials plus some fun options. With airline baggage weight limits, this is even more crucial as you don’t want to pay for items you won’t wear or use. Organization is key as many of us prefer to carry-on luggage. Here are some successful tips on packing for a trip.
How to Plan the Perfect Summer BBQ
June 22, 2016
Planning a summer barbeque can be fun…and challenging. There are so many options for food, décor, activities, and music. You can go classic with hamburgers and hot dogs or you can go modern healthy with grilled fish and cold vegetable salads. The setting usually takes place around a pool or backyard. Refreshing drinks are a must along with great music. However, where does one begin when planning a summer BBQ? Here are five main ingredients to throw the perfect summer outdoor party.