Flo Ho Ho Gift Guide x Bunulu

  The holiday season has begun and I’m knee deep in festive fun! I’ve already had a year’s worth of calories of Peppermint Mocha’s and watched a minimum of 10 Christmas movies. In my pursuit of elf-hood, I’ve already completed my Christmas shopping to bring you a gift guide!   … <a href="">Continued</a>

Tiki 101: A New Villager at the Hukilau

In June, I attended the Hukilau as a new villager to Tiki Culture. It is Florida’s annual tiki convention held at the mid-century marvel, the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 in Ft. Lauderdale. Prior to attending, I visualized a Tiki Convention as a parallel of a Parrothead Party. Growing up on … <a href="">Continued</a>

Magic in the Mountains

In late October, I took a last-minute trip to the mountains with my sister. I packed all 3 sweaters I own, and made my way up to North Carolina with her and my two nephews. I had the realization in the Appalachians that I am city snob. This was brought … <a href="">Continued</a>

This is Colombia!

    In August, I went to Colombia. It took me a long time to recover from this trip, which is why I have been reluctant to share it in a post. I dreamt of the perfect South American vacation 8 months prior. I have many friends that visited and a … <a href="">Continued</a>

The Culture of Kombucha with Fit Life Tea

My favorite health foodie trend is the resurgence of Kombucha, the probiotic beverage that is often referred to as the “elixir of life.” As a habitual “Booch” drinker, I can tell you I have noticed a boost in my immune system, reduced inflammation and improved digestion. I’ve been brewing my … <a href="">Continued</a>



My name is Mandy Mizell. A proud Floridian, animal lover, avid paddler, and science nerd. I grew up on the Gulf Coast and moved to West Palm Beach in 2015. In my professional life my resume is diverse ranging from Veterinary Medicine, Marine and Environmental Sciences...




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