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Sarasota Polo Club Lakewood Ranch 2019 Season

With new ownership in the saddle and major upgrades to fields and facilities, the Sarasota Polo Club Lakewood Ranch is ready for another season. Its 2019 schedule of matches every Sunday afternoon will continue through the end of the season on April 14. Tailgating is encouraged.

Southwest Colorado: Channel Your Inner Green Chile

Adding a punch of color and flavor to everything it touches, green verde is a quintessential food in Colorado. Burgers, salads, tacos — you name it — there’s a good chance you can find it with green chile on top.
Depending on who you ask, theres a level of kitschiness that accompanies the Colorado green chile craze

Decluttering is Good for Your Health

The Upside to Downsizing and Organizing Your “Stuff” I’ve relocated several times, but until my last move, they were corporate transfers; i.e. I didn’t have to pay for them. I had a blasé approach to the moving process, knowing I didn’t have to do the sorting,...

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Bites and Sips to Make You Flip Your Lids

Slam Dunk Summer Cocktails and Concoctions It’s that glorious time of year where salty breezes, tank tops, and open-toed shoes signify one thing: “before it’s 5 o’clock somewhere” season is upon us. The temperatures are rising and the golden sun is shining so treat...

Hot Springs Village Pickleball

The DeSoto Recreational Center has taken pickleball to a new level. The new pickleball courts were christened at the grand-opening ceremony on October 5, 2018. The site features 14 courts (seven lighted) for the 200+ members of the Pickleball Club, which offers a free introductory lesson, weekly clinics, open play, community

Why Relocating is Good for You

Writing about the benefits of relocating for a magazine whose tagline is "Find Your Ideal… Destination, Life, Home" does seem a little suspicious and self-serving. But, seriously, have you heard the latest? Relocating is good for you! But, having had five moves...

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2019 Prestigious Golf Tournaments | Dataw Island Club, SC

Dataw Island Club, home to award-winning private courses designed by Tom Fazio and Arthur Hills, will host several prestigious golf tournaments in 2019, including the TaylorMade Intercollegiate (March 10-12), the Carolina Golf Association Senior 4-ball Championship (April 14-17), and the Womens SCGA Amateur Championship (June 10-14).

Decluttering is Good for Your Health

The Upside to Downsizing and Organizing Your “Stuff” I’ve relocated several times, but until my last move, they were corporate transfers; i.e. I didn’t have to pay for them. I had a blasé approach to the moving process, knowing I didn’t have to do the sorting,...

Arkansas is The Natural State

Arkansas is “The Natural State” with six national and 50 state parks, 2.5 million acres of national forests, and 10 national or state scenic byways, plus 600,000 acres of lakes, more than 9,500 miles of streams and rivers, and America’s only active diamond mine.