Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

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Celebrating the man behind M-I-C-K-E-Y

Celebrating the man behind M-I-C-K-E-Y

Disney venues may be some of the happiest places on earth year-round, especially during December.  That’s because Walter Elias Disney – aka Walt Disney – the famous entrepreneur, animator, voice actor, creator of Mickey Mouse (in 1928), film producer, and…
Did you know?

Did you know?

Forty-six years ago this month, the Mote-Morris House was added to the National Register of Historic Places. E.H. Mote, who served eight terms as Leesburg mayor, built the home for $9,000. In 1918, the house came into the possession of…
Building playhouses for children

Building playhouses for children

Kudos to local teams and businesses who signed up to build and customize wood playhouses as a special holiday gift to children during the second annual Jingle Build-Off, hosted by Habitat of Humanity of Lake-Sumter.  Teams will do onsite building…
Put Caitlyn Jenner or Snoop Dogg under the Christmas tree

Put Caitlyn Jenner or Snoop Dogg under the Christmas tree

Looking for the perfect gift for that someone who is hard to shop for? Cameo.com has the answer: a personalized video message from a celebrity. For $2,500, Caitlyn Jenner will be happy to say Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, Happy New…
Proof is in the pudding

Proof is in the pudding

According to recipeland.com, various pudding recipes, especially bread pudding, have been traditional Christmas dishes since the 10th century.  The website goes states that the treat was known as “poor man’s pudding” because it was created as a means of salvaging stale…
This Christmas, take a hike

This Christmas, take a hike

Tired of long lines? Having trouble finding the perfect gifts? Stressing out about organizing your family’s annual Christmas party? Certainly, the hustle and bustle of the holidays can leave us saying, ‘Bah humbug!’ Perhaps a date with nature can alleviate…
A time for giving

A time for giving

We usually feel generous around this time of the year and want to share what we can with the less fortunate. These charities will appreciate you showing your holiday spirit with monetary donations: Lake Cares Inc. LakeCares.org 352.383.0100 We Care…
Jazz at the mansion

Jazz at the mansion

Jazz diva Michelle Amato is slated to sing a combination of classic and holiday jazz tunes at 4 p.m. Dec. 27 on the outdoor terrace and spacious lawn of Howey Mansion, 1001 N. Citrus Ave., Howey-in-the-Hills.  Michelle trained at the…
Tragedy hits home

Tragedy hits home

On Nov. 14, 1970, Ruth and Jenkie Cottrell drove 627 miles from Eustis to Greenville, North Carolina to watch a football game between Marshall and East Carolina. They came to see their son, Stuart, a star quarterback at Eustis High…
Thanksgiving leftovers? Look no further

Thanksgiving leftovers? Look no further

Leftovers sandwiches are as much a part of Thanksgiving as turkey and dressing, but there are alternative ways to clean out the fridge after holiday guests have gone back home. Instead of a sandwich, try a Thanksgiving leftovers taco. With…
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