Nature’s Edge – Lake Wales Florida

Nature’s Edge is a beautiful, affordable 55+ manufactured home community situated on the Lake Wales Ridge, the highest point in Central Florida. It is here that Bok Tower Gardens, a national historic landmark and home of the annual International Carillon Festival, marks the highest point in Central Florida. Nature’s Edge is located on the peninsula…

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St. James Plantation is the Place to be for Wine Connoisseurs!

St. James Plantation is the Place to be for Wine Connoisseurs! Via St. James Plantation Blog At St. James Plantation, you are not only close to fantastic restaurants, shopping, and the beautiful beaches of Brunswick County, but you are also just minutes away from an amazing wine-making facility and several area restaurants with fantastic wine…

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An Intangible Difference

An Intangible Difference Written by JG Walker. Previously published in the Winter 2015 ideal-LIVING Magazine. Daniel Island isn’t an easy place to label. Words like “unique,” “diverse,” and “thriving” are certainly applicable, but they don’t tell the whole story. There’s something more intangible about Daniel Island that makes it special. Daniel Island is a 4,000-acre…

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Moving Solo? 8 Tips For Finding Your Ideal Place

Moving Solo? 8 Tips For Finding Your Ideal Place It’s official: The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported that for the first time, more than half the adults in the United States are single (always-single, divorced, or widowed). Yet, if we look at most of the ads beckoning us to relocate, we tend to see…

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The City of Palms – Ft. Myers, FL

The City of Palms – Ft. Myers, FL By Diana Hansen. Previously published in the 2015 Winter Issue. Feel cabin fever sneak in with colder winter weather? Desire a journey to usher in holiday cheer? Crave warm sun and white, sandy beaches but countless travel destination choices look daunting? Consider Ft. Myers, FL, for your…

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Create a Living Legacy

As we age, we start to consider what kind of impact will we leave on the world, our communities and our families. In business, that might mean creating a product that will last decades, or maybe mentoring young entrepreneurs.

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Enjoy a Night Out in Beautiful Southport NC

Enjoy a Night Out in Beautiful Southport NC Via St. James Plantation Blog St. James Plantation is just minutes away from the charming town of Southport NC. The town has the look and feel of a New England fishing village with a pleasant atmosphere and loads of the area’s renowned Southern hospitality. This combination ensures that…

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Distinctive Tree and Shrub Winners for 2013-14

Dr. Leonard Perry, Extension Professor University of Vermont Distinctive new, or underutilized, trees and shrubs suited for New England are given the Cary Award.  There have been five winners over the last couple of years. Named for a Massachusetts nurseryman, and administered by the Tower Hill Botanic Garden, this award is given to several winners…

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Best Holiday Desserts

The best holiday desserts are not those that are elaborate, overly-flavored dishes which take six hours in the kitchen with eleven different pans and two dishwasher cycles. While every Christmas themed recipe book my mother has on her shelve suggests differently (and there are quite a few that do), the very best desserts in the…

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Embrace Local Art at These Southport, NC Art Galleries!

Embrace Local Art at These Southport, NC Art Galleries! Via St. James Plantation Blog St. James Plantation residents are just minutes away from some of the Southport NC’s best art galleries! Art-lovers and artists alike will find plenty of sophisticated artwork and like-minded souls in this growing arts community. Southport, North Carolina is home to…

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