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Strip and Go Naked

This is the signature cocktail punch we have been serving at our Christmas party for the past 20 plus years. We serve this in a punchbowl and take away everyone‚Äôs car keys. Refreshing, just like lemonade, this concoction really packs…
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Contest to Conserve Energy

FPU, Florida Public Utilities, has kicked off an energy conservation contest that will award residential electric customers for reducing energy consumption by implementing energy efficient practices in their homes. “The FPU Energy Conservation Challenge is going to be a fun

September Fishing on Amelia Island

Written by Jamie D. In addition to the gorgeous early fall weather we have seen over the past couple of weeks the fishing here off Amelia Island has gotten better and better. The flooded marshes have continued to push huge…
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Who is on the Milk Carton this Week?

Paul Newman founded the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp for children stricken with cancer, AIDS and blood diseases. One afternoon he and his wife, Joanne Woodward, stopped by to have lunch with the kids.

Corn Salad

Ingredients: 2 Cans whole kernel corn 2 Cups shredded cheddar cheese 1 Cup Bell pepper (chopped0 1 Cup Mayo (Your choice) Corn chips Directions:

The Book Island Festival

In 2001, Amelia Island residents, The Parkers and The Selements dreamed up an idea of mixing the lure of books with a spectacular vacation hot-spot, such as Amelia Island.

Margarita – Frozen

There are many stories about who invented the margarita and why. While it may have been Willie, from Mexico City, who was a bartender and created the drink for a special friend of the bar‚Äôs owner named Marguerite Hemery. It…
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No Exit Packages for Freddie and Fannie CEOs

Written By Nick Deonas Fannie and Freddie either own or guarantee about $5 trillion of the nation’s outstanding mortgages, roughly half the nation’s total. Now that the government has taken over Freddie and Fannie and the tax payers are now…
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Fresh Grilled Fish with Fruit Salsa

Contributed by: Lawrence Mackie Ingredients: 3 Lbs Fresh caught fish, your choice 1 Cup Salsa (mild or hot) 1 Can Pineapple Chunks Seasonings to taste

On This Day in History

Number One Songs on September 20th 1998 … “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” by Aerosmith 1988 … “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin 1978 … “Boogie Oogie Oogie” by A Taste of Honey 1968 … “Harper Valley…
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Amelia Island Museum of History

Written by: Judie Mackie The Amelia Island Museum of History is a fascinating way to spend an afternoon and ‚Äúunlock the past‚Äù. The historic jail of Nassau County is the site of the island‚Äôs museum displaying 4,000 years of history….
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Humidity and Your Home

Written by Jamie D. Many homes located on Amelia Island have issues with humidity and mold especially in the summer time. Our climate here on the First Coast is rated as ‚Äútropical‚Äù and the humidity is present year round. Ever…
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