Author Archive: Cyndi Jones

Manatee Season Arrives

It is peak manatee season at Blue Spring State Park in FL. Each day more manatees head to the park to keep warm. When the St. John’s River goes below 68 degrees, it is too cold for manatees.

Time to Make Some Changes

I have gained weight and it is time to reevaluate and reverse the damage I have done before our warm, sunny, bathing suit weather returns.

Baby, It’s Cold Outside

As Floridians, we are not accustomed to such cool temperatures and unless you are a fairly recent transplant, your closet is more likely to be filled with flip-flops and tank-tops than down jackets and scarves!

The Hazards of Social Networking

Using Facebook may be an easy and fun way to keep in touch with friends and family, but it can also be damaging to your professional life.

Choose Your Words Carefully

Communicating effectively is essential for career growth and advancement and it is very important to choose your words carefully.

Reinvent Yourself and Your Career

Balancing work with the rest of your life is essential to regaining enthusiasm for your job. That enthusiasm is what feeds the motivation needed to perform at the highest level in your work and as a person.

Christmas Lights

I love to take any December visitors I get on a drive around to see the beautiful lights on our lovely Amelia Island.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Nirvana Cake

I found this scrumptious sounding recipe for Chocolate Peanut Butter Nirvana Cake online. It would make a great dessert to take to a holiday gathering.

Avoid Deck-the-Halls Pitfalls

Deck-the-hall pitfalls can be avoided and I am offering a few safety tips for you to spend less time in the emergency room this holiday season.

Yulee Holiday Festival

Through a Child’s Eyes is the theme for the 5th Annual Yulee Holiday Festival and Parade.

Tortuga Rum Cake

For a delicious change of pace from traditional holiday fruitcakes, try this moist, delectable cake from the Caribbean!

Amelia Island Holiday Home Tour

You can tour some of Amelia Island’s loveliest private homes in Fernandina Beach’s historic district during the Amelia Island Museum of History’s third annual celebration of the holiday season.

Pineapple Casserole

This is a great side dish to serve with any dinner, especially pork dishes, but I like to serve it for Thanksgiving.