Okeechobee’s home town paint store operating since 1945

Paint supply

Burgess Paint Supply

Tammi’s Top of the Lake for the week of Sept. 27.

•Burgess Paint Supply, 113 S.W. Fifth Ave., has been a hometown paint store for 68 years. They have been family owned and operated since 1945. They carry paint supplies such as all kinds of brushes, rollers, paint thinners and patching materials. They also carry different types of painting tools so you can get the job done. Burgess has a color match system so you can get the perfect shade of red without having to go looking everywhere for it. Stop in and tell them Tammi sent you! They can be reached at 863-763-3824.
Los Cocos Mexican Restaurant, 107 N.W. Sixth Ave., has been Okeechobee’s own original Mexican restaurant for 32 years. They have wonderful wet burritos, their tacos, enchiladas and fajitas. They also have sirloin steaks and a kids menu. So, grab the family and head on down for some great food or order take out. Don’t forget to tell them Tammi sent you! They can be contacted at 863-467-0922.

The Lounge

The Lounge at Sacred Sanctuary

The Lounge at Sacred Sanctuary, 207 S.W. Second Ave., is the perfect place to get away. The everyday world can become tiring, but The Lounge can bring peace to the noise and help you recharge. They offer a variety of massages from full body to foot. They also provide life coaching, couples massages and a form of energy balancing treatment called Reiki. The owner is a veteran. The business is dedicated to eco-friendly practices and supporting our troops. They offer gift certificates for all their services. Be sure to like them on Facebook or give them a call at 863-447-0380.



Touchdown Pizza

With football season in full swing try this recipe of the week at you next sports gathering.
Touchdown Pizza
Ingredients: 1 (14 ounce) package prebaked pizza crust, 1 cup diced cooked chicken breast, 3 tablespoons Buffalo wing sauce, 1/2 cup Buffalo wing sauce, 1 (4 ounce) package crumbled blue cheese, 1 stalk celery, thinly sliced, 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees F (245 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
2. Place pizza crust on the prepared baking sheet.
3. Mix chicken and 3 tablespoons wing sauce together in a bowl until evenly coated.
4. Spread 1/2 cup wing sauce on the pizza crust; top with blue cheese, chicken mixture, and celery. Cover pizza with mozzarella cheese.
5. Bake in the preheated oven until pizza is cooked through and cheese is bubbling, about 12 minutes. Cool pizza about 5 minutes before cutting into squares.


Tammi Kelly

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