Jessica Hehir

Jessica Hehir is a former broadcast journalist who found her calling in motherhood. Jessica has worked in all aspects of both broadcast and print journalism in Ireland and across the U.S. Jessica writes for several publications in Southwest Florida on topics ranging from parenting to business to health and beauty. She is now using her writing skills to blog about her adventures in motherhood. Jessica enjoys spending time in the kitchen with her children, running long distance and dinning out with her husband. She is always looking for opportunities to put her writing and party planning skills to good use in the business world as she work over time to create sweet childhood memories for her three young daughters. They inspired her new blog,

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  1. Azucar’s Coffee a taste beyond compare — 29 comments
  2. Blueberry Picking at Berry Best Farms — 11 comments
  3. Once Upon A Bean Artisan Chocolates — 9 comments
  4. Vino Picasso: Where Art and Wine Flow Freely — 6 comments
  5. 5th Annual Brazilian Day Festival in Fort Myers — 6 comments

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National Estuaries Day at Rookery Bay – Free Admission!

For generations people have traveled to and settled along the Southwest Florida’s Coast to be near the water ways that spill into the Gulf of Mexico. On Saturday, September 28th the country will once again celebrate the amazing habitats nestled at the meeting point of river and sea at 28 different estuarine research reserves across …

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5th Annual Brazilian Day Festival in Fort Myers

samba dancers brazilian

Southwest Floridians come experience the exciting sights, sounds, tastes and rhythms of Brazil at the 5th Annual Brazilian Day Festival in Fort Myers. This year, Brazilian Day will be held Sunday, September 15 from Noon-7 pm at Parkway Plaza located at the intersection of Metro Parkway & Winkler Avenue in Fort Myers. The free festival will …

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Celebrating 5 Years of the Arts at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center

Rene Ray painting

This September the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center in the Fort Myers, River District opens the season with a magnificent display of talent celebrating the Art Center’s 5th Anniversary. The celebration begins with a retrospective exhibit of artists who have shown their work at the Davis Art Center over the past 5 years. Artist …

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4th Annual Golden Baby Shoe Awards

Golden Baby Shoe Awards

The distinguished list of honorees for the 4th Annual Golden Baby Shoe Awards have been named. Six outstanding men and women from Southwest Florida  working on behalf of pregnant women and children will be honored for their outstanding service to the community on August 24th at The Club at Grandezza. The Golden Baby Shoe Awards recognizes …

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Dishcrawl is Coming to Cape Coral

taco over tortilla

What could be better than a night out with friends at your favorite restaurant? How about dining out with your friends at four of your favorite restaurants! Dishcrawl welcomes you to explore Cape Coral’s dynamic downtown area on Wednesday, August 28st. Food lovers will eat at 4 different restaurants for one amazing culinary night.   …

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Blueberry Picking at Berry Best Farms

I have been attempting to go berry picking since I moved to Southwest Florida 11 years ago. This past week I received a tip that Berry Best Farms expanded their picking hours due to their large crop of sun ripened organic blueberries. I, at last, jumped at the opportunity. With the promise of a fresh baked blueberry pie for …

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Once Upon A Bean Artisan Chocolates

When I was embarking on my college career my uncle told me to touch, taste and try everything in this world. He told me, “It is the only way to live.” I try my best to take his advice, especially when it comes to food. This spring I was strolling through the Lakes Park Farmer’s …

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Azucar’s Coffee a taste beyond compare

Azucar is a great Cuban restaurant on Del Prado Boulevard in Cape Coral. They have incredible breakfast specials and an amazing bakery. Their very best feature, in my opinion, is the Cuban Coffee, listed on the menu as Cafe con Leche.     The coffee topped with steamed milk is a smooth, rich, full flavored blend with …

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Lakes Park Farmers Market- A breath of fresh air

Is there anything better than shopping in the fresh air? Visitors and residence in Southwest Florida can take advantage of the mild winters with a stroll through The Lakes Park Farmer’s Market every Friday morning from November through the end of April.   The outdoor market is nestled inside Lakes Park in Fort Myers. It’s …

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Vino Picasso: Where Art and Wine Flow Freely

hand crafted chocolate

Vino’s Picasso is a perfect midweek night out. Bring a date, a couple of friends or stop by for a little alone time. Local artists help you create you own master piece as you relax with a glass of wine and your favorite snacks.     You can choose your class by either the image you …

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