Winter Park the Hidden Gem of Orlando, FL

When you think of Orlando, Florida the first thing that comes to mind is Disney World, Universal Studios, and the beach. I have been to Orlando a thousand times since I was a kid. I never thought about anything outside of the theme parks. On my recent trip to Orlando, I wanted to see what else the city had to offer.

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Top five places to eat in Dayton , Ohio

5. Dorothy Lane Market

Imagine a World Market mixed with Publix, Trader Joe’s, and Sam’s Club. My mouth hit the floor when I walked into this Market. There was a coffee shop in the front and a bakery on the right. A bakery with all kinds of goodies. From cookies, cakes, pies, muffins, scones, brownies, rice crispy, and more. Then there was candy galore. The deli was massive. You can even take your personal dishes from home and take them to the market and they prepare food in your dish and you take it home to cook.

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Spiked Red Velvet Cupcakes

It’s that time of the year again, when baking is at an all time high. One of my favorite cakes to bake is red velvet. Let’s be honest red velvet is one of the best cakes ever, but it’s really just a chocolate cake with food coloring, lol. Nonetheless, it’s still one of my favorite.

While visiting family in Dayton, OH, I noticed Bailey’s released a limited edition Red Velvet drink. Now, Baileys is great in coffee and drinks, but I wondered how would it taste in a cake. So I decided to try to a spiked red velvet cake. Baileys hit the nail on the head with the taste, but would it translate in a cake? Yes, it did. It was really good. You get a hint of the Baileys and it did not over power the cake.

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Gift Guide for Travelers

As the holiday season approaches, it is always hard trying to figure out what you should get people for Christmas. I can imagine its probably hard to figure out what to get your traveling family members and friends. Don’t worry I got you covered.

As a person who travels alot, I have come up with some gifts that all travelers need and use the most.


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Easy Friendsgiving Sweet Potato Souffle

Over the last several years friendsgiving has become a big thing. People are spending more time with their friends during the holidays. Either because family is to far away, job restraints, its more cost effective, or etc. Friendsgiving is normally a potluck dinner in which everyone has to bring an item.

If you are attending a friendsgiving dinner this year, but have no clue what to bring, don’t fret I have an easy recipe for you. My mama’s (mother) sweet potato souffle. Its both sweet and savory. Its the one thing I look forward to every year. It will be a hit at this year friendsgiving.

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