Exploring the New Carrollwood Village Park

Whether or not you live in Carrollwood, you should make a visit to the new Carrollwood Village Park.  Carrollwood Village Park is a $10 million dollar project by Hillsborough County in which they converted the old wastewater treatment plant into a community park This park is a wonderful addition to the community and offers amenities […]

May is Stroke Awareness Month

overall photo of blue cord MRI machine in a hospital

You may be shocked to learn that about 1 in every 6 people will experience a stroke in their life.  A stroke is a medical event that occurs when something blocks the blood supply to the brain or when a vessel in the brain bursts. Warning signs of a stroke are sudden weakness of the […]

Things to Know Before Moving to Florida from a Floridian

Florida is becoming the hottest real estate market in the US.  Not only are natives on the move around the state, but a recent influx of out-of-state buyers has many new people calling Florida home. This article acts as a sort of “heads up” to new residents. Florida is unique and has so much to […]

Best Bay Area Coffee & Tea: Our Photographer’s Picks

We spend a lot of time travelling around Hillsborough county and beyond, so we are uniquely capable of offering some awesome recommendations for various kinds of products and services! One thing that we are all fond of at HDS is coffee and tea. In this post, we wanted to offer you some of our favorite […]

Fun Updates at ZooTampa

Despite 2020’s pandemic related shutdowns, ZooTampa at Lowry Park has bounced back and has added all kinds of new features for guests.  A Shoebill Stork aviary has been added to the Africa section of the zoo. Shoebill Storks are remarkable birds. These birds can grow up to 5 ft tall and have a wingspan up […]

National Watermelon Day!

I’m particularly fond of this day since watermelon is one of my favorite foods. I was super lucky over the weekend and my SO made me a appetizer he ate at a hotel in Miami. Don’t be turned off by our addition of the olive, it was really tasty! Tested size: 4-6 servings; makes 24 pieces INGREDIENTS […]