Labor Day was started as “a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.” This is from the US Department of Labor. It was Oregon…[Read More]
August is the month in which we celebrate a few interesting “holidays” that seem unrelated but could be combined into a wonderful 31 day celebration. Real Estate can be stressful and at Barefoot we try hard to take some of the anxiety out of it. One of those ways is recognize the positive and powerful…[Read More]
Is there really a difference between 60 degree days in March or April and 60 degree days in September or October? Isn’t the temperature the same? How do we get the “aaahhhh” feeling in the Spring and that “mmmm” sensation in the Fall? Shorts and sweatshirts during football season. Jeans and t-shirts during March Madness.…[Read More]
03/19/2012 No Comments
We all scream for ice cream, and Italian Ice. Derived from the frozen Italian delight, Granita, what we Americans know as Italian Ice is primarily found in the Northeast. It is also similar to Sorbet but usually softer and smoother. There are regional differences as well. Out West, you might get something called Shaved Iced or Shave Ice (Hawaii). This is a combination of shavings of ice off of a big block with syrup. Snow Cones are similar but used crushed ice instead. Philadelphia and South Jersey natives refer to it as Water Ice. The basic difference between Ice Cream and any of these versions of Italian Ice is that Ice Cream is made with milk and Italian Ice is made with water. Either way, it’s always a good time for either one! Celebrate your spring with a frozen treat from your local Ice/Ice Cream shop!!