Day 98 – Christmas Eve 2008
Jan14

Day 98 – Christmas Eve 2008

Finally – the day we all have waited for! As we have always done it in Germany we celebrated Christmas on Christmas Eve (“Heiligabend” for us). I am especially happy that I can have my parents and my sister Gabi here with me this year. We also had my friend Natascha over for dinner and our gift exchange. It was a great evening and even though we accidentally mixed up some gifts (oops), we finally got it all done and...

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Day 81 – Stop War Sign
Dec08

Day 81 – Stop War Sign

Came across this special stop sign when shopping today at Office Max on 46 in Sanford. This sign is on their parking lot, right in front of the store and as I walked by it I couldn’t resist and just had to take a picture of it. Kind of sends a clear message, doesn’t it? I love the contrast of the crisp blue sky with the red of the sign!

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Day 69 – The Coffee Cafe at Colonial Town Park in Lake Mary
Nov29

Day 69 – The Coffee Cafe at Colonial Town Park in Lake Mary

One of the best places for coffee, cakes, and light meals but also a selection of beer and fine wines is The Coffee Cafe at Colonial Town Park in Lake Mary. If you’re looking for a Starbucks alternative that also has a bit more to offer in terms of food, check it out! Their cakes and pastries are exquisite and you will also find a very good selection of light meals like a breakfast panini, various quiches, soups and salads. The...

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Day 61 – Rubyjuice Fruit and Smooties in Sanford FL
Nov19

Day 61 – Rubyjuice Fruit and Smooties in Sanford FL

A great Smoothie place to check out is Rubyjuice on First Street in Sanford. Especially refreshing on a warm sunny day before you stroll around Sanford downtown or also great for a smoothie dessert after lunch or dinner at one the restaurants in Sanford downtown. At Rubyjuice you will find a great variety of fresh and healthy smoothies and fruit juices. They also offer light food and healthy snack options. Drink menu items also...

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Day 60 – Bishop Block Building in Historic Sanford Downtown
Nov19

Day 60 – Bishop Block Building in Historic Sanford Downtown

Located on 301-309 First Street you will find the charming Bishop Block building, dating back to 1887. The building was built for J.N.Bishop after the great fire in Sanford (Fall 1887) in an attempt reconstruct the commercial district in Sanford. The style of the building is categorized as “Romanesque Revival” and was constructed by the New Yorker J.O Northesag. Notice the unique arch over the entrance on First Street. The...

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Day 55 – Chipotle Mexican Fast Food
Nov11

Day 55 – Chipotle Mexican Fast Food

When it comes to healthy fast food, Chipotle is definitely one of my top choices (next to Pollo Tropical). I was on my way from one appointment to the next this afternoon and had only about 20 minutes to eat. Luckily I was close to a Chipotle and got in and out exactly within time. I had my food within less than 2 minutes! Now for those of you who are not familiar with Chipotle and their brilliant concept, here it goes: Similar to the...

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