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My First Week Back at Work

Hi!  I really loved my first week back at work!!!  I learned so much and had such a great time reconnecting with my Dad in a business setting.  During the 14 years I worked at the resort before I had my kids I spent so much time with my dad in the office discussing the hospitality industry and our resort in great lengths.  He taught me so much about the hotel business and about life in general.  A lot has ...

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New Cover for the Playground

Hi!  First of all I am so relieved that we are not in the path of Hurricane Irene.  I will definitely be praying for those that are because it looks like a very bad storm!!!  Also, three of my kids just went back to school today.  It is only a half day so I will be off to pick them up soon.  My little one starts on Monday.  For the first time in 10 years I will have all of ...

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Live Blog from Wine Dinner in Acquario

Hi!! I am actually going to do a live blog tonight for the first time ever.  Right now I am sitting in Acquario enjoying a glass of Pinot Grigio from Lagario in Italy.  With the first wine we are having dungeness crab and shrimp cake.  We are off to a great start....The second course.... a chardonnay, my absolute favorite.  We are listening to Renato Spano, the Florida State Manager for Empson Inc., talk about  how this particular wine is very ...

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Demi Wins Super Series

Hi!  For those of you who like to follow Demi's tennis, she just won her first ever Super Series!!!  It was in Deerfield and basically took over the whole entire weekend but it was so worth it as she won first place, received a huge trophy, and earned enough points to put her in the top 35 in the state of florida USTA rankings.  We are so proud of her!!!  We missed not spending time at Lago this past weekend. ...

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Lago Mar Resort & Club Vintage Wine Dinner

Hi!   I am so excited for the wine dinner coming up!!!   Chef Phil will be showcasing foods from Washington State, California, Florida, Kansas and Maine.  He is calling the dinner  "Four Corners and the Middle".   The first of five courses will be dungeness crab and shrimp cake from Washington State.  Then there will be a California summer salad made up of grilled baby romaine, fresh artichokes, asparagus, pomegranate seeds, and tomato sphere with a chardonnay vinegar pomegranate ...

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Danielle’s Surprise Birthday Party

Hi!  Sunday was Dani's 7 th birthday, so I had an amazing surprise party at the Ocean Grill for her on Saturday.  About 6 little girls and their parents met at the grill at 11:00 am.  I told Dani that I had to blog about someone  famous who was in the ocean grill so we walked down there and upon entering everyone yelled "Surprise!!!"   She said her heart was beating so fast over an hour later.... As soon as ...

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Interview with Amber in The Resort Shop

Hi!  I just left Lago a little while ago.  The boys and I decided to go over for some lunch on The Seagrape Terrace and visit Amber in The Resort Shop.  All of my kids love Amber.  She is beautiful and great with kids....She has been with us for 12 years, so she has been with me for all of the births of my kids and watched them grow.  Before I tell you about the shop I will tell you ...

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Demi’s First Evening at Front Desk

Hi!  Demi absolutely loved working behind the front desk yesterday with Cleo.  I had planned on her training for about an hour but she was so interested in learning more and more that she ended up there for over 2 hours.  She shadowed Cleo and then actually had the opportunity to interact with the guests.  One gentleman lost his room key so Demi asked him for some id, which he did not have because he had been in the ocean, ...

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Great Day at Lago Yesterday

Hi!   We had so much fun at Lago yesterday.  I feel like we hadn't  been there on a Sunday for a long time....  Demi has been playing in all of these tennis tournaments every weekend so that is where we have been.  She played Saturday in Coral Springs and won first place.   I think we need a bigger house for all of her trophies!!  Anyways.. so yesterday it was a beautiful day and my husband actually had the ...

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CPR Class for Members on Monday

Hi!  I am so excited about our first CPR and first aid class for members will be on Monday from 4:00 to 6:00.  Gil, who is a fire-fighter and a great guy, will teach the class, and he makes is really fun and interesting!!  While we are learning in one our beautiful conference rooms we will be enjoying delicious snacks that Chef Phil has prepared.  I know that with 4 kids I really should know CPR.  Also, if I ever ...