Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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Bring it on home!

Bring it on home!

Top Realtors in Lake and Sumter are a driving force. Any homeowner knows the pitfalls of buying or selling a house. Fortunately, Lake and Sumter counties are loaded with a vast roster of hardworking Realtors who can help first-time buyers…
Carpet-cleaning sweethearts

Carpet-cleaning sweethearts

Remembering an endearing moment from a past Valentine’s Day. To this day, I can’t help but flash a smile when I pass a Stanley Steamer location, see one of their yellow vans with black lettering or watch a TV commercial…
This ‘N That: Give up already

This ‘N That: Give up already

You’re not kidding anybody with those fake New Year’s resolutions. Happy New Year! New year, new you! Get excited! Get healthy! So much is going to change this year! You’re going to do everything you ever wanted and become the…
Does age matter?

Does age matter?

Yes, if you’re a young professional kicking butt in business. Age is a funny thing. It can sneak up on you quietly or it can fall on you like a ton of bricks. Think of the many expressions that apply…
Don’t let naysayers dog you

Don’t let naysayers dog you

Follow your heart in doing what you believe.  Have you ever been in an audience and felt moved by a speaker’s words? It happened to me recently when I heard John Grogan, author of “Marley & Me: Life and Love…
From snowed in to diving in

From snowed in to diving in

A Western New Yorker’s take on Christmas in Florida.  I grew up in Buffalo, New York, otherwise known as the City of Good Neighbors, the city that smells like Cheerios and the home of the Bills Mafia. When we’re not…
A time for giving

A time for giving

Volunteering can extend from the holidays to all year long. During the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it’s easy to overlook them: the bell ringer at the mall, the donors entering the blood bank, the collectors asking for…
Turkey disasters

Turkey disasters

I can laugh about it now, but never ask me to cook the bird.  I’ve taken pride over the years in making dishes from scratch that my family and friends have loved, including homemade noodles, lasagna and rolling out the…
Turning a new page

Turning a new page

Style celebrates a birthday this month. Back in 2003, when I was a sales representative for a local newspaper, I had lunch one afternoon at Ruby Tuesday. Upon entering the restaurant, I noticed a display rack full of magazines that…
This N’ That: Apathy: My life’s work

This N’ That: Apathy: My life’s work

You don’t need to know everything—read this only if you have room in your brain. Story: Chris Gerbasi ≈  Illustration: Megan Mericle Apathy is underrated. I don’t mean apathy only in the sense of not caring, but apathy in the…
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