Florida Life

Originally from Indiana, I moved to Florida in 1999 and have lived in Volusia County, Florida ever since.  I love everything about Florida:  the beach, the sunshine, the people and the lifestyle.   Just a short drive from Daytona Beach and Orlando, we truly have the best of both worlds.

30th Spring Daytona Turkey Run 3/22-2/24 — Daytona International Speedway

Get ready for the 30th Annual  Spring Daytona Turkey Run. March 22-24, 2019 Show admission: $10/day Friday.- Sat,   $5 Sunday. Children under 11 are Free! SHOW HOURS: Friday & Saturday 8:00AM to 4:00PM. Sunday 8:00AM to 2:00PM A FAMILY EVENT HELD IN THE INFIELD OF THE DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY The 30th Spring Daytona Turkey Run presented by […]

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Manatees at Blue Spring State Park

Blue Spring State Park is just 30 minutes from Downtown Orlando and is the perfect spot to see the “Real Florida”.

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Daytona Turkey Rod Run Is A Family Fun Event For Your Thanksgiving Weekend

Years ago, I worked at a hotel on Daytona Beach and one of my favorite weekends of the year would be the Turkey Rod Run – The Largest Combined Car Show and Swap Meet in the USA. For us, it meant hundreds of amazing classic and collectible cars filling out parking spaces to the delight […]

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The 6 Creepiest Places to Visit in the United States


The 6 Creepiest Places to Visit in the United States Whether you’re looking for a creepy place to visit in the United States for Halloween or sometime during the year, this list of the 5 creepiest places to visit in the United States will give some places to choose from. It’s interesting just how many […]

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Disney’s Toy Story Land at Hollywood Studios is Truly A Kids Dream

Last week we were invited to a Media Day event for Disney’s new Toy Story Land at Hollywood Studios. We had so much fun!! We met family members who had come in from Indiana and were staying at one of the nearby Disney Resorts. The kids and I had never been to Hollywood Studios, so […]

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5 Reasons You Should Do Disney After Hours

I recently had the opportunity to check out Disney After Hours and this is what I found. I enjoyed it for a number of reasons, but these are the reasons why I think you should DO Disney After Hours. Enjoy more Disney magic in less time… Disney After Hours gives a limited number of Guests—including […]

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Dollar Store Items to Pack for Your Disney Trip

Packing for Disney can be a challenge, for sure! There are so many items to remember, not only for you but for your entire family as well. The must-haves like clothes and bathroom necessities are quite obvious but what about those items that you “think” you may need but aren’t entirely for certain. And before […]

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Medieval Times Orlando Dinner Show Review

We recently attended the recent opening weekend for Medieval Times in Orlando.   The new show featured an all new story line and royal ruler, a Queen.  For the first time in a 34 years, a woman has been put into the lead role and we loved it!! What Is It? Located in the Kissimme […]

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Celebrate Mom plus A Month of events from Ace Cafe Orlando!

Celebrate Mom at Ace Cafe Orlando! Mother’s Day Brunch, Ace’s One Year Anniversary, Special Olympics Car & Truck Show, Cinco de Mayo Party Headline Jam-Packed Month at the Motor-Centric Dining, Entertainment and Retail Destination. I have been wanting to go to Ace Café for awhile, so this seems like the perfect opportunity. And, the great […]

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5 Tips For Disney With Toddlers

You’re probably really excited that you and your family are going to a Disney theme park soon! If there are toddlers in your family, you’re also likely starting to think and worry about how this trip may turn out in the end. You don’t need to worry! I have some great tips that I’ve used […]

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