Beat the Summer Heat with These Frozen Treats

Here are some frozen summer treats recipes to help you beat the heat during this steamy summer.  Source: Pixabay

Is the summer heat keeping you indoors? Cool off with a homemade treat in your air conditioned St. Petersburg apartment. Here are a few ideas for delicious frozen summer treats to make: Apricot sorbet. Puree pitted, peeled apricots, Spiced Apricot Pickles syrup, lemon juice and water until smooth. Place the mixture in the fridge until it’s … [Read more...]

Don’t Miss Out on All the Pool Action This Summer

The swimming pool is a great resource for anyone looking to hit their fitness goals.  Source: Ibis Walk Apartments- St. Petersburg via Facebook

With temperatures on the rise, swimming is one of the best ways to stay cool. Spending time in a pool also offers other perks in addition to helping you avoid the heat. These are just some of the important benefits of swimming: Improves cardio-respiratory fitness. Swimming helps you build endurance, which improves your cardiovascular and respiratory … [Read more...]

Get Busy Grilling This Summer with These Great Recipes

Grill up any of these fantastic burger recipes this summer.  Source: Pixabay

What would summer be without burgers on the grill? Whether you’re just making them for yourself or for a bunch of friends, try one or more of these burger recipes this season. Cheese-stuffed Burgers. Make patties out of ground beef, salt and pepper, then press a cheese cube in the middle of each. Place them on the grill, then put them on toasted buns … [Read more...]

Red Mesa Has Southwestern Flavor in Spades

Red Mesa boasts some of the tastiest Mexican and Tex-Mex found around St. Petersburg.  Source: Red Mesa via Facebook

If you’re in the mood for something spicy this summer, one of the best restaurants in St. Petersburg isn’t far. Make plans to have dinner at Red Mesa, where you can enjoy Mexican and Southwestern foods served in a friendly, casual environment. Red Mesa, which is close to our St. Petersburg community, specializes in putting a spin on traditional dishes … [Read more...]

Safety Harbor Farmers Market Has Amazing Produce, Flowers and More

The Safety Harbor Farmers Market is one of the top independent grocers found around St. Petersburg.  Source: Pixabay

Summer is the perfect time to stock up on seasonal produce, like mangos, watermelons, guava and avocados. Head over to Safety Harbor Farmers Market, and you’ll have plenty to choose from. The market is set up at the John Wilson Park Gazebo, which is about 20 minutes from our St. Petersburg community. You can stop by on Thursdays from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM … [Read more...]