NuLeaf Healing

By Karen McBride Tatiana Vaiano has been a massage therapist for 12 years. When she decided to open her own practice, she knew exactly where she wanted to be. Carrollwood is her home, having lived here since she was 8 years old. She was able to secure a peaceful office space right in the heart of Carrollwood. This is her first adventure in owning her own business. “It is exciting, nerve wracking, and hard work, but it is all worth it,” said Vaiano. Each massage is unique and individualized. She wants each customer to feel important. “I’m a big customizer,” … Continue reading NuLeaf Healing

Women-n-Charge January Meeting

Join the vibrant ladies of Women-n-Charge on Friday, January 5th from 11:15am-1:15pm at Pebble Creek Country Club (10550 Regents Park Dr., Tampa, 33647). The meeting includes lunch, a presentation, and time to network. We share our talents, build relationships, and share our resources with other women in business. The cost is $15 for members (who RSVP by Tuesday before) and $18 for all guests. Please register at  For more information, please call Judy at 813-600-9848 or In January, our first speaker of the year will be Sandra Miniere, M.Ed. She will share three mindfulness strategies to approach your … Continue reading Women-n-Charge January Meeting

EmpowerHER Conference

Date: January 20th Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Location: Hilton Garden Inn Suncoast, 2155 Northpointe Pkwy Lutz Description: Join Samantha Taylor for a day of inspiration and empowerment covering topics in health, fitness, healthy eating and motivation. Power your mind, body and soul and reach your goals in the New Year. Resolve to be your best self this year! You can do it with our help! Admission: $40 Guests $20 Samantha Taylor Fitness Members Light Lunch Included Register: Continue reading EmpowerHER Conference

Light Up the Night 5k/1 Mile

Date: January 20th Time: 4:30 p.m. Location: Pasco-Hernando State College Porter Campus, 2727 Mansfield Blvd. Wesley Chapel Description: What’s your New Year Resolution? Run your 1st race? Be more charitable? Help a neighbor? Do it all with the 5k/1mile race to benefit Pasco county survivors of human trafficking. Samantha Taylor Fitness is proud to be a Bronze Sponsor and will have a coach conduct the warm-up and join in on the race. Members and friend can join the team: Taylor Sole Sisters and help support the cause. Donations can also be accepted at Admission: $30 5k; $25 1 … Continue reading Light Up the Night 5k/1 Mile

Odessa Spring Powwow

The Spirit People Intertribal Family and the Gunn Hwy. Flea Market will be hosting the Odessa Spring Powwow on January 26, 27, and 28, 2018. Located at 2317 Gunn Hwy, Odessa FL, 33556. Gates open at 10am each day. Admission is $5.00 per person, $10.00 per family (carload of 5). Kids under 12 are free. Veterans are free with ID. Friday is Kids Day. Free admission until 4pm with free hot dogs for children. There will be lots of drumming, dancing, storytelling, vendors, entertainment, auctions, and raffles. Some seating provided, bring a blanket or chairs. For more information, please contact … Continue reading Odessa Spring Powwow

Author Tells Parents’ Story of WWII

Roslyn Franken, internationally acclaimed author of Meant to Be: A True Story of Might, Miracles, and Triumph of the Human Spirit, will tell her parents’ inspiring life story in a multimedia presentation, January 10, 2018 at 6:00pm at the Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Rd, Tampa, FL 33618. Roslyn will be available for book signing following the presentation. Admission is free of charge. Email Aaron Washington at to RSVP. Continue reading Author Tells Parents’ Story of WWII

An Act of Kindness: The Good Samaritan

Jesus answered, “A certain man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and he fell among robbers, who both stripped him and beat him, and departed, leaving him half dead. By chance a certain priest was going down that way. When he saw him, he passed by on the other side. In the same way a Levite also, when he came to the place, and saw him, passed by on the other side. But a certain Samaritan, as he travelled, came where he was. When he saw him, he was moved with compassion, came to him, and bound up his … Continue reading An Act of Kindness: The Good Samaritan

Florida Native Plant Society

The Nature Coast Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7:00pm at the Land O’ Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd./US 41, Land O’ Lakes, 34639, between SR 52 and SR 54. The subject of the Tuesday, January 9, 2018 meeting is “Whoo? Owls!”, presented by Barbara Walker. The biology and natural habitat of owls will be presented by Clearwater Audubon Society’s Wild Raptor Sanctuary volunteer staff. Included in the discussion are ways to help owls survive in the wild, how to identify them by their calls, and how they … Continue reading Florida Native Plant Society