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Southeast Floridians are all grateful for the medical workers who are risking their lives to treat people during the coronavirus pandemic. BP Petroleum is another corporation helping the heroes on the front lines. The oil producer and convenience store operator will provide up to $2 million in free coffee, fountain drink or hot dogs and fuel discounts to first responders, nurses, doctors and hospital staff as they fight to help communities healthy and safe.

BP is offering a 50-cent discount off each gallon of gasoline to local heroes. All that is required is to register. Southeast Florida local heroes are distinguished as first responders and health care workers.  After signing up, the following time they fill up at any BP or Amoco gas station

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The vaccine has yet to roll out of the laboratories, but fear not!  Mixologists have been busy in their labs working on concoctions too!  A little something to boost the immune system, ease flu symptoms and increase circulation.  Although not FDA approved, it may be worth a shot if you are an adult, 21 years of age or older.

The Quarantini Martini it is delicious and gluten free. It’s made with fresh South Florida orange juice, ginger beer and vodka. It may be just what you need to get by when you’re stuck at home for weeks social distancing yourself.

  • Orange Juice– has vitamin C which boosts your immune system
  • Smile : )
  • Ginger Beer– contains ginger which eases colds and the FLU!
  • Smile : )
  • Vodka– increases blood flow and
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The emotional impact of the viral pandemic is indisputable. We will all experience unsolicited changes in our activities of daily living routine that gradually affects almost everything we do. Experts suggest the following:

1.  MENTAL well being

Find a purpose, identify reasons to sustain our mental wellbeing. Since the spread of COVID-19 started in December 2019, it has quickly become a health menace. In the aftermath of a natural disaster, we cope with a rise of stressors, such as shortages of essentials, school closures, kids home, economic recession, etc. 

No one will be impervious, and some people, particularly the emotionally vulnerable, may show signs of irritability, anxiety, sadness, mood swings, anger, poor frustration tolerance,

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With all this social distancing going on it’s hard to get egg-cited about the Easter Bunny coming. No worries, there is an essential site all parents of young children must visit this Easter Eve.  EasterBunnyTracker.com helps you keep a close eye on the Easter Bunny. It helps kids track the Easter Bunny whereabouts.

The Easter Bunny has issued a press released regarding his concerning for the current situation.  This may very well answer may questions presented by our curious, bright little ones.  Please see it in its entirety here.

Each year the Easter Bunny leaves his workshop on Easter Island. He hops up out of bed early on morning of Easter Eve. He loads up the baskets of chocolate bunnies, toys, candies and brightly colored eggs. He then

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Everyone loves a “feel good” story and South Florida will not disappoint!   A spokesperson for Ford stated that a subsidiary of the car manufacturer is now producing medical face shields.  One face shield is produced every ten seconds.  More than one million medical face shields were manufactured within 13 days.  This past week, Ford spokesperson, Daniel Barbossa, told CNN of the achievement and many Americans perceived it to be nothing short of a miracle! 

The Ford subsidiary facility is located outside Detroit, MI. Currently there are 120 employed at the facility.   Ford executives issued a “call to action “on March 19, after receiving an alert from the Mayo Clinic, and worked up a plan to address the personal protective equipment shortage. 

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The Palm Beaches is a truly outstanding community to live in. Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza is a preferred spot for certainly some of the best coal fired tomato pies around! In addition to that, the Founder, Anthony Bruno and his team are donating 10,000 pizzas to the South Florida “Feeding Florida” food bank organization. 

It started Wednesday, April 1, 2020, and will continue for two weeks. With every pizza purchased, Anthony’s will donate another large pizza to South Florida “Feeding Florida” food bank families affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

Mr. Bruno, President of Anthony’s Coal Fire Pizza stated, “Right now, there is an urgent need to take care of our neighbors. It’s what we’ve always done and will continue to do.  A hot meal can provide

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The highly contagious COVID-19 disease is unsettling for all South Floridians, as well as the nation. Since vehicle interiors are essentially small contained spaces, it is important to take steps to reduce the risk of introducing the virus into the car, contracting the virus while being inside the vehicle, and bringing it home.

Limiting your trips outside is the most effective method of ensuring you won’t contract the coronavirus or spread it to others. This will reduce the spread of germs into your vehicle and prevent you from carrying them to the outside world, into your car and back inside your home.

Cleaning your vehicle should be on the list of things to do. It is a good idea to use disposable or designated gloves while cleaning to prevent

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Many residents of Southeast Florida are anticipating a stimulus check. Who will receive a check?  A Person earning up to $75,000 in adjusted gross income and who has a valid Social Security number will receive a $1,200 payment. That also indicates married couples, filing joint tax returns, will receive the full payment of $2,400 if their reported adjusted gross income is under $150,000. Parents will also receive $500 for each qualifying child.  You must earn at least $2,500 to qualify for the payments.

Note that the payment steadily declines for those persons make more than the outlined amount. Those earning more than $99,000, or $198,000 for joint filers, will not be eligible. The upper limits are a little different for those who file as “head of

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Tequesta residents know this is the perfect opportunity for some home bound fun.  Reconnect with the members of your household with basic fun you can do at home with the kids. 

Hire one of your “tweens” as a helper.  If you are working remotely at home, consider hire one of your” tweens” as a mother’s helper. School’s out for everyone, so hire your own” tween” to help entertain and help oversee the little ones or help with an elder in the home.  It’s a win-win for everyone!

Maintain a routine.  Children, especially those experiencing developmental disabilities may find schedule changes and unstructured time anxiety-provoking. Create a schedule that includes wake-up and bedtimes, meals, outdoor play, and learning and free time.

Try an online

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South Florida take a break from work and family for trivial nonsense.  Its not important or even relevant…just interesting.  Which of America’s recent Presidents have the highest I.Q?  Have you ever taken an I.Q. Test?  The big question may very well be, “How smart is smart enough to run our great nation?”.

George W. Bush, 43rd president of the United States, received a reputation by some for being a somewhat unwise individual. Some felt he did not live up to his 138.5 I.Q. Others saw him very favorably. He can be quite the wordsmith, he lacked public speaking skills, thusly many of his statements didn’t translate. Like many of us, he may not have had outstanding grades during high school, but he did do an amazing job of engaging with peers!

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