Sangria Recipe

Sangria, wine, cocktail, beverage, adult
1 oz. Triple Sec
1 tbs. Sugar
1 oz. Brandy
1 l. Club Soda
1 Fifth Red Wine
20 Slices Mixed Fruit
Mixing Instruction
Combine all alcohols, sugar and fruit. Refrigerate for 8 or more hours.
Add Club Soda, stir and serve.

My Vacuum Sucks!

Make your vacuum cleaner work for you. To really get into the hard to reach places, take the cardboard tube from an empty roll of paper towels and attach it to the end of your vacuum hose. You now have a vacuum that sucks no matter where you need it to reach!

Roasted Squash on the Grill

Fresh Grilled SquashIngredients:
4 yellow summer squash, cut lengthwise
4 zucchini, cut lengthwise
3 tablespoons olive oil
Sprinkles of Cajun blend spices
Combine olive oil and spices and brush onto squash.
Place vegetables on heated grill.
Let roast for 5-7 minutes.

Blistur Rocks the Coast

Blistur Rocks the Coast
Blistur Rocks the Coast
with Three Upcoming Performances
Near Amelia Island.

Sunday (3-7PM) August 10th: Sanddollar, next to the Ferry on Heckscher Drive (A1A)
Thursday (6-10PM) August 14th: Murray’s Grille in Yulee, for Bike Night!
Friday (4-8PM) August 15th: Unprecedented, Friday evening, “Talk about fine dining entertainment” – performance at the Sanddollar!!!

Come out and enjoy one of
Search Amelia’s Favorite Bands!

Kids Say the Funniest Things

Once, when nursing my daughter, my friend’s five-year-old daughter, Jessica, entered the room. i doubted she had ever seen a woman breast feed before as she was full of questions about what I was doing. After listening to my responses, she said, “My mom has those, but I don’t think she knows how to use them.‚Äù


The Sunset, It\'s a Cocktail

2 shots Apricot Brandy
1 shot of Vodka
Fill glass with Orange Juice
Add a splash of Grenadine

Mixing Instructions
Shake well and decorate with a cherry and a slice of orange.

Long Island Iced Tea

Long Island TeaIngredients
1 Part Vodka
1 Part Rum
1 Part Triple Sec
1 1/2 Parts Sour Mix
1 Part Jose Cuervo Tequila
1 Part Gin
Splash of Pepsi or Coca Cola

Mix ingredients together over ice in a glass.
Pour into shaker and give ONE brisk shake.
Pour back into glass and make sure there
is a touch of fizz at the top. Garnish with lemon.

How to Make Fig Wine

Fig Tree It all started with an abundance of fresh figs. We did not want to make preserves or have a freezer full of cobbler, so as we decided what to do with the figs someone called out, “Now, I’m not a fig plucker, nor a fig plucker’s son, Read more

Florida Gets a 10th Ritz Carlton!

The Ritz Carlton, Amelia Island, FLEffective August 11th The St. Regis of Fort Lauderdale on Florida’s beautiful Gold Coast will become Florida’s 10th Ritz Carlton. This oceanfront property has192 luxurious rooms including a few private residences and now will deliver the same quality services the Ritz Carlton Hotels are famous for providing. With the largest ballroom in Fort Lauderdale and only seven miles from the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood airport, the new Ritz will become a sought after destination for business groups and elegant affairs.

Introductory room rates, in addition to a range of specialty packages, at The Ritz-Carlton. Fort Lauderdale can be accessed, after August 10, by contacting a travel professional.

Senator Helping Coastal Residents

Roger WickerRepublican Senator, Roger Wicker from Mississippi has introduced a bill seeking insurance relief for coastal residents affected by hurricanes in 2004, ‚’05 or ’06. The bill would give residents a one time credit, up to $5,000, if their insurance premium has increased 50 percent over a three year period. The tax credit would be worth 50% of the difference from the premium’s original rate and its three year increase. A permanent tax credit of up to the same amount per year is also attached to the bill for homeowners who make hurricane improvements to their homes. Other Republican co-sponsors of the bill are Thad Cochran, Mel Martinez and David Vitter all from gulf coastal states.

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