The Frappécito: A Whipped Coffee Recipe Inspired by FLO

Both the Frappé and Cafecito have similar elements of being strong coffee with a touch of sweetness. I really wanted to create a beverage that payed homage to both Tarpon Springs and Miami, two Florida cities that have had an immense impact on my life and my love for coffee. For a Flohemian spin, I used Coconut Stevia Sweet Drops in my recipe.

FLOvid19: Save Our Suds!

ur Florida breweries need some love right now and we need to drink up. COVID19 has hit FL’s craft brewing industry hard and around 90% of FL Breweries have been closed more days in 2020 than they have been open for business. Per a poll conducted by the Florida Brewer’s Guild, it is anticipated that if the shutdown persists for longer than 2 weeks, more that 100 breweries will have their taps run dry forever.

Miami Beach: Always a Circus

Did you know the original mascot of Miami Beach was an Elephant? The story starts on Collins Avenue, this little stretch of A1A was purchased in the 1880s by John Collins of NJ with big plans of a coconut plantation. When that failed, Collins’ sons gave him the idea to make lots for lovely Miami Beach winter homes. Collins liked the idea, but the mangroves, noseeums and the occasional venomous snakes were daunting. He recruited some unique help, namely Carl Fischer (as in Fischer Island) who suggested using elephants to aid in bulldozing the salty swamp of the Venetian Islands.

FLOvid19: Florida Series to Binge During Lockdown

We have two weeks left for the Florida Coronavirus Stay Home Order and your Netflix queue may be running low. If you are staring longingly out your window, still mourning that beaches are closed all spring, you certainly are not alone. In an effort to bring sunshine to your living room, I have scoured the […]

FLOvid19- A Complete Florida Foodie Take-Out Guide

To Quickly Access Take-Out Guides, Click the Button for your Region We have almost made it through the second week of Isolation Vacation. If you have not given away your children or cut your own bangs then you’re doing great, sweetie. The first week was actually pretty glorious being forced to work from home. I […]

Roadside Florida Selfie Stop Roundup

My life is a Florida roadtrip. Aside from seeking the best Florida travel destinations for this blog, I work 9-5 on the road in sales which calls for long days on the road. I became fascinated with roadside attractions when I consistently passed a giant orange along US-1 in Rockledge. After a long day of […]

5 Spots for Sweets in the Sunshine State

As I live a FLOmadic life, I am seeking the best desserts and treats with flavor that is unique to Florida. I was once told that calories do not count on vacation, and although the statement defies logic, I roll with it. I have created a roundup of the “5 Best Spots for Sweets in […]

Chasing the Sunshine Across the State

I love the East Coast of Florida, but I miss watching sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico. I catch the sunset from time to time from the barrier islands of Palm Beach County, watching the light go to sleep over the mainland. It’s lovely, but it is not the same as the ones watched growing […]

Season’s Readings

I enjoy exploring foreign cultures locally, a visit to a Thai temple or a Brazilian backyard barbecue. For a change, I explored my local culture: The Palm Beach Scene. The Holiday Season may be long gone, but The Season is in full swing. If you do not live in South Florida, you may be confused […]

Tiki 101: A New Villager at the Hukilau

In June, I attended the Hukilau as a new villager to Tiki Culture. It is Florida’s annual tiki convention held at the mid-century marvel, the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 in Ft. Lauderdale. Prior to attending, I visualized a Tiki Convention as a parallel of a Parrothead Party. Growing up on the Gulf Coast, I was […]