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Our Golden Retriever Rescue – Meet Lola!

2024-02-14T17:30:12-05:00

Our Golden Retriever Rescue - Meet Lola! Published on 02/12/24: We're in love with our rescue from Friends of Strays Animal Shelter! We did a thing. Meet Lola! A rescue from Friends of Strays Animal Shelter. Lola most certainly rescued our family, not vice versa. We’re all in love with this sweet, smart, beautiful [...]

Our Golden Retriever Rescue – Meet Lola!2024-02-14T17:30:12-05:00

Hookin’ Ain’t Easy Seafood Company

2024-02-05T08:56:59-05:00

Hookin' Ain't Easy Seafood Company in St Petersburg Published on 01/31/24: Hookin’ Ain’t Easy! Colt and I finally had a chance to check out this St Pete hidden gem. It checks off the boxes with a fresh seafood market, tiki bar, sandy area with games, live music, delicious food, and picnic tables for casual [...]

Hookin’ Ain’t Easy Seafood Company2024-02-05T08:56:59-05:00

Seven C Music and Coffee – Guitar Repair and Live Music in St Petersburg

2024-02-05T08:56:32-05:00

Seven C Music and Coffee - Guitar Repair and Live Music in St Petersburg Published on 01/29/24: Family owned Seven C Music and 7C Coffee! Coffee shop, guitar repair, live music, beer, wine, cider…what a cool place near downtown St Pete! I brought Colt here in search of 8yr old guitar lessons. Not their [...]

Seven C Music and Coffee – Guitar Repair and Live Music in St Petersburg2024-02-05T08:56:32-05:00

Friends of Strays – St Petersburg’s Oldest No Kill Animal Shelter

2024-02-05T08:55:56-05:00

Friends of Strays- St Petersburg's Oldest No Kill Animal Shelter Published on 01/24/24: Friends of Strays Animal Shelter! This is St. Petersburg’s oldest no kill animal shelter and I should have featured it long ago. After all, my wife started volunteering for this non-profit early last year and has always had great things to [...]

Friends of Strays – St Petersburg’s Oldest No Kill Animal Shelter2024-02-05T08:55:56-05:00

Clay Center St Petersburg for Pottery and Community

2024-02-05T08:54:25-05:00

Clay Center of St Petersburg Published on 01/12/24: The nearly 10k square foot Clay Center of St. Petersburg! More details about our visit and the pottery community below. First, their “Art Walk” event is tomorrow (Saturday) evening from 5pm-9pm! Fortunately, after this weather clears out. This is a FREE event where you’ll watch Raku [...]

Clay Center St Petersburg for Pottery and Community2024-02-05T08:54:25-05:00

Jay Luigi Casual Italian in St Petersburg

2024-02-05T08:53:38-05:00

Jay Luigi Italian Restaurant in St Petersburg Published on 01/10/24: Jay Luigi in St Pete! A family favorite of ours when it comes to quick and casual Italian food. First, happy anniversary to my wife! These 14 years have flown by in the blink of an eye. Grateful for everything she does, her patience, [...]

Jay Luigi Casual Italian in St Petersburg2024-02-05T08:53:38-05:00

St Petersburg Trip Advisor Ranked #2 Best Destination for 2024

2024-02-05T08:54:09-05:00

St Petersburg Trip Advisor Ranked #2 Best Destination for 2024 Published on 01/10/24: Just announced today, our beloved St Petersburg checks in at #2 on TripAdvisor’s “Best of the Best Destinations for 2024”. Only below Napa. Proud to call the Sunshine City home! Here’s what Trip Advisor had to say: “The sun almost always [...]

St Petersburg Trip Advisor Ranked #2 Best Destination for 20242024-02-05T08:54:09-05:00

3 Daughters Brewing in St Petersburg – Family Friendly and Christmas Village

2024-02-05T13:06:40-05:00

3 Daughters Brewing in Downtown St Petersburg Published on 12/08/23: The huge Christmas village at 3 Daughters Brewing! I highly encourage you to check out this festive display, especially given the other great activities at the brewery. Music, games, food, drink, there’s always so much going on and fun for the entire family. [...]

3 Daughters Brewing in St Petersburg – Family Friendly and Christmas Village2024-02-05T13:06:40-05:00

4th Street Sandwich Shop in St Petersburg

2024-02-05T08:58:24-05:00

4th Street Sandwich Shop in St Petersburg FL Published on 11/22/23: Locally owned 4th Street Sandwich Shop! New York inspired with excellent reviews - serving up hoagies, grinders, sandwiches, coneys, gourmet hot dogs, salads, soups, fresh smoothies, and desserts. Pic #1 explanation at end. My buddy in pic #5 (and Colt’s “Stuncle”, stunt double [...]

4th Street Sandwich Shop in St Petersburg2024-02-05T08:58:24-05:00

Captain Kyle Wallace Fishing Charter St Petersburg

2024-02-05T09:00:19-05:00

Captain Kyle Wallace Fishing Charter St Petersburg Published on 11/16/23: Firsthand LovingStPete experience w/ Native Sportfishing! Operated by Capt Kyle Wallace, a St Pete local (born & raised) and launching from the downtown waterfront. Of around 35+ fish caught, we kept four, enough for dinner. All snook and trout were of course released. Google [...]

Captain Kyle Wallace Fishing Charter St Petersburg2024-02-05T09:00:19-05:00
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