St. Augustine has been gearing up for its 450th birthday celebration for quite some time. Though the banning of food trucks and remnants from Hurricane Erika might have dampened some excitement, most Augustinians are ready to get the party started. Here are the major events queued up for the week:

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For Tasha Peters and her husband Marshall, presenting beautiful, mouth-watering cuisine with personalized service is of the utmost importance. In fact, it’s the cornerstone of By Design Catering, the business that the couple owns and operates in St. Augustine.

The evolution of By Design Catering, which provides catering and personal chef services, began with a passion shared by the couple. Both graduates of Johnson & Wales University, the Peters’ bring a strong restaurant background, impeccably planned menus, delectable dishes, and a natural attention to customer service that sets the company apart from competitors.

Having grown up in a southern household, Tasha began cooking from a young age and developed a passion for creating great food experiences for guests that parallels her joy in making the business work. “As a chef and caterer, the smile on clients’ faces when we have exceeded their expectations is wonderful,” says Tasha with a smile.

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Move over cupcakes.  Frozen yogurt is the new favorite treat.  You can serve yourself, mix and match flavors, and get exactly the amount you want.  Then create your own masterpiece by choosing from a variety of toppings.  Frozen yogurt is also a slightly healthier dessert choice since it’s non-fat, but that’s beside the point because it tastes creamy, sweet and delicious!  So I was thrilled when a new Yogurt shop opened in Palencia.  A few days ago my friend and I went to visit Yogurt Motion located in the Palencia Commons. We met the owner, Scott Sance, who was glad to talk to us about the new, self-serve frozen yogurt shop.

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