The Christmas Express  

A Dream, A Train & A Florida Hayfield

Farmers Open Their Farm To Kids

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Sour Orange Pie  

Perfect for the Holidays

Combination of Sweet and Tart

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Make Your Own Wreath  

Saving Time and Money

In less than one hour!

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Bok Tower Holidays  

Central Florida's Sanctuary

Gardens and home sparkle

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Holiday Desserts 

No Crumb Left Behind 

For Your Florida Sweet Tooth

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Cane Grinding 

An Old Florida Tradition 

Making Sugar Cane Syrup 

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Citrus & Kale Salad 

Healthy and Delicious 

Fresh from Florida!

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A Taste of Florida

Fresh Florida Orange Marmalade

Homemade Gift with 4 Ingredients

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photo: Bok Tower Gardens Sparkle for the Holidays
Bok Tower Gardens Sparkle for the Holidays

Located in the heart of Central Florida, between Tampa and Orlando, the Bok Tower Gardens is a favorite Authentic Florida destination but during the holidays, the gardens sparkle with colorful displays 

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photo: Best Ever Sour Orange Pie
Best Ever Sour Orange Pie

Learn how to make this Sour Orange Pie recipe just in time for the holidays. If you can find sour oranges, consider yourself lucky, but if not, learn how to create this fabulous pie using fresh Florida oranges and lemons. Follow the steps


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Gratitude gives me a joy for living. I am grateful and passionate about living an authentic Florida life. I am also grateful for my loyal Authentic Florida readers and friends. You give me inspiration and wonderful ideas

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