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Number 1 tip for updating decor for entertaining is to change up your “tablescape”.  Assuming most people who are hosting are generally having a dinner party, this is a quick fix. And it is relatively inexpensive to change the appearance of your dining table. Select a table runner that is modern, new placemats, pick up beautiful, fresh flowers that may well enhance the center of your table add creative new vase.

Think about ideas for things that could make the space a little different than it was last time you had family or guests for a dinner party. And even down to the dinnerware itself, you can change out the cutlery and the serving platters. It is a relatively inexpensive to make your dining space fresh. 

Make sure the most expensive things

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Summer is just around the corner and summer in South Florida brings warm temperatures and sunshine, but summer also brings the start of Hurricane Season. Hurricane Season begins in the Atlantic Ocean on June 1st and last until November 30th.  Luckily for us here in South Florida, we have managed to avoid hurricanes and tropical storms for the past several years, but its always smart to think ahead and start preparing.

The state of Florida is currently under a Hurricane Tax Holiday until Sunday, June 6th. From now until Sunday certain supplies that are essential to hurricane preparedness are tax free. During this time, shoppers can avoid paying sales tax on these items.

  • Reusable ice packs ($20 dollars or less)
  • Flashlights and Lanterns ($40
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The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium is now home to the Dinosaur Revolution Exhibit. The exhibit opened at the South Florida Science Center this April and visitors will be able to check out dinosaurs at the exhibit until the end of November.

The exhibit features a giant Maze Adventure, role-play activities, Mesozoic Missions spanning over 150 million years, and much more. Become a junior paleontologist and search for clues and evidence of dinosaur activities and learn more about dinosaurs.

The exhibits starts by leading visitors through the large adventure maze. The adventures maze includes history and information about the extinct creatures, puzzles, problems solving, and even a chance to become your own dinosaur.  The exhibit does not

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This year, South Florida residents can celebrate and have fun at the South Florida Fair twice this year. The mini South Florida Fair was held earlier this year in January and now the annual big fair is being held this May. The South Florida Fair rolls into the Fairgrounds beginning this week, May 7th through May 23rd.

The fair has been a popular event every year in Palm Beach County. Residents from all over the state come to the area to enjoy the fair and fair foods. The theme for the fair this year is ‘An Earthy A-Fair’. The theme was chosen because on April 22nd marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and the fair wanted to emphasize the importance of the day and the planet.

The South Florida Fair will be held beginning this Friday, May 7th

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The Wellington Bacon and Bourbon Fest is back again this year by popular demand. The festival will be held at the newly constructed Town Center Promenade this upcoming weekend. The festival will feature two of the most powerful words beginning with the letter B. Bacon and Bourbon will be everywhere.

The event will feature more than 60 artists and crafters, a giant menu of bacon infused culinary dishes, and a collection of over 40 rare bourbons and whiskeys. New to the festival this year, are the varieties of bourbon flights that will be available and provide attendees the opportunity to taste different brands from across the US.

Wellington’s Bacon and Bourbon Fest strives to bring a fun-filled food lover community event featuring unique beverages

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Music venues got the okay to reopen and concerts and musical events will be returning to West Palm Beach this June. The iThink Financial Amphitheatre (formally The Coral Sky Amphitheater) will soon be welcoming musical guests and concert goers.

Shows and concerts are scheduled to start this summer beginning in June. The concerts will begin with reduced capacity of 75% or 15,000 people and new this year, all tickets will be digital and contactless.

Tickets are on sale now for the upcoming concerts and music events coming to the iThink Financial Amphitheatre.

Concerts Coming to the iThink Financial Amphitheatre this summer:

June 2021:

Backstreet Boys: June 23rd

The Black Crowes: June 26th

July 2021:

The Doobie Brothers and Michael

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April is known for its beautiful spring weather and the start of the warmer summer weather for most. Luckily for us living in South Florida, April is just another beautiful month filled with warm temperatures and sunshine.

April is the fourth month of the Gregorian calendar, but that was not always the case. During the Julian Calendar, April was the fifth month and had 29 days prior to being part of the Julian Calendar. The 30th day was added by Julius Caesar during the Julian Calendar.

Here are some more interesting facts about the month of April.

In the Southern Hemisphere, April is the seasonal equivalent to the fall month October.

The word April comes from the verb “aperire” which means to open. Its commonly believed that the word refers

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The annual Festival of the Arts BOCA is back again for another year this March. The extraordinary, multi-day cultural arts event is in its 15th season and the festival promises to be unlike any festival they have ever produced.

The 10-day festival brings some of the world’s finest artists, performers, authors, and thinkers to the event. New this year, the entire festival will be completely virtual, and all the events will be free to stream. Donations are greatly appreciated.

Those who plan to stream the festival virtually will get a change to listen to and see some of the world’s most sought out authors, speakers, performers, film screening, performances and much more.

The Festival of the Arts BOCA Details:

When: Friday, March 5th through

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Today is the first official day of the month of March and to many, March is a sign of spring and warmer temperatures especially those in the North. Luckily for us living in South Florida, the mild warmer temperature year-round makes it feel like spring and summer every day.

March is the third month of the calendar year and the month was named for the Roman god of war, Mars. In the early Roman calendar, March was the first month of the calendar year. Many years later, March became the third month after January and February were added.

Here are some more Interesting Facts about March:

Sunday, March 14th marks the start of Daylight Savings Time which begins at 2 am. Set your clocks an hour ahead during the Spring and Summer months.

The flower of

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Florida is known to be the “Golf Capital” of the world with over 1,400 beautiful and prestigious golf courses and growing in the state. Palm Beach County is known to have the most golf courses in the state of Florida. The county is home to over 160 golf courses both public and private and is home to some of the most famous golf courses in the world.

Golfers are drawn to the area not just for the beautiful beaches and numerous activities to do but because in South Florida golf can be played everyday due to the sunny, warm weather all year round.

The public golf courses in the area offer the same challenges on the course, with several hazards, beauty, sand traps, and water for your next golf shots.

Here are some of the County’s Public Golf Courses:

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