From the coconut files: Birdhouses, rum drinks and sing-a-longs

A coconut birdhouse? Sure, of course. This idea came to me a while back via fellow blogger Fred over at Au Natural in response to my last coconutty post: The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without coconuts. His insightful words… “A coconut would make a good bird house.” What a great idea! Of course…. as … Continue reading From the coconut files: Birdhouses, rum drinks and sing-a-longs

The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without coconuts

In many Caribbean cultures, coconuts play an important role in the Christmas festivities, from painting and decorating to eating all kinds of coconut goodies. And of course here in America we just adore anything coconut… with the exception of those crazy kakamora that is! If this doesn’t cure your depression… you must have one very … Continue reading The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without coconuts

A coconutty Halloween?? No way! Yes way!

One would think that coconuts and Halloween would have little to do with one another. Not true! Check this out! Then, check this out on Pinterest: All Things Coconut: Coconutty Halloween Happy Halloween! Coconut White Russian Pinterest How to Carve a Coconut Jack-o-Lantern Pinterest Halloween Coconut Cream Pie Pinterest Coconut Bra Costume Spirit Halloween Halloween … Continue reading A coconutty Halloween?? No way! Yes way!

Fabulous coconut recipes from extra-sweet bloggers/Pinterest…. add yours!

Been stressed out this week… feeling moody and scatterbrained… so, here’s a lovely little post to help me, and hopefully everyone else out there, feel a little better about life! When browsing through the delicious recipes and foodie photos that folks post on their blogs and on Pinterest, anything coconut usually stops me in my … Continue reading Fabulous coconut recipes from extra-sweet bloggers/Pinterest…. add yours!

How to grow your own coconut tree

I know, I know, you’ve just been sitting around your house contemplating how to grow a coconut tree in your yard or even your house. Yes, I did say your house. Well, I’m here to say it can be done! As one perceptive and observant reader pointed out, I haven’t posted about coconuts in a … Continue reading How to grow your own coconut tree

From the coconut files: How coconuts trees came to Florida

Following up on my previous post, “Do coconuts grow in Florida?,” I found this rather fabulous article about coconuts and how they were able to develop a home in South Florida (and other places, including Hawaii) despite not being indiginous… and omg how I love anything and everything that’s coconutty!! The article is far from … Continue reading From the coconut files: How coconuts trees came to Florida

Do coconuts grow in Florida?

Do coconuts grow in Florida? I had this question myself when I moved to Central Florida several years ago as I’m just nuts about coconuts. I looked around and saw plenty of palm trees but none seemed to be coconut palm trees.   The answer: Coconut palms generally do not grow in North and Central Florida, nor … Continue reading Do coconuts grow in Florida?

Food: Best coconut recipes and pics

Attention coconut lovers… highlighted here are some of the best coconut recipes and photos I could find. Of course, many more exist than what I could reasonably feature here. If you search coconut on the WP reader you will see a wealth of great photos and recipes. Enjoy! COCONUT BARS RECIPE on MomFoodie This first recipe reminds me of … Continue reading Food: Best coconut recipes and pics