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.

SeaWorld Orlando Provides Free Classroom Resources

This is a difficult time for everyone; but even more so for kids that have had their worlds come to a screeching halt.  They’ve lost the stability of a normal schedule, spending time with friends, and so much more.   SeaWorld Orlando understands that you may need turnkey, engaging activities now more than ever.   […]

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7 Signs of a Great Neighborhood

Your neighborhood plays a pivotal role in the life of you and your family. Deciding on which neighborhood is best for your family is always a challenging decision.  To help you out, here 7 signs of a great neighborhood you should look out for. Local Pride Great neighborhoods all have one thing in common: they […]

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SeaWorld Orlando’s Seven Seas Food Festival run February 7th – May 5th

We are so excited to bring you this information from SeaWorld Orlando…. SeaWorld Orlando’s Seven Seas Food Festival is back for another year to give guests the delicious opportunity to taste their way around the world of international street food traditions. The Seven Seas Food Festival will run from February 7 through May 5 (NEW […]

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The 46th Annual Daytona Turkey Run Trots into Daytona Beach This Weekend

THE 46th ANNUAL DAYTONA TURKEY RUN HAS BECOME A THANKSGIVING TRADITION FOR MY FAMILY Last year was the first weekend that we attended the Daytona Turkey Run as a family and we had a great time!    I took my parents and all of three of my children and we spent several hours walking around […]

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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 6 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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NEW ROLLER COASTERS “ICE BREAKER” AND “IRON GWAZI” AMPLIFY THRILLS AT SEAWORLD AND BUSCH GARDENS

Today, SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay revealed details regarding NEW attractions coming to the parks in 2020. This marks the first time in four years that both parks have launched new coasters in the same year, in addition to a new water slide in Tampa. SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Pass Members will be […]

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CELEBRATE NATIONAL ROLLER COASTER DAY WITH THRILL FEST RIDE NIGHT

For the second year in a row, and just in time for National Coaster Day, SeaWorld Orlando will host “Thrill Fest Ride Night” on August 16 with extended park hours.  Included in admission, guests can take the coaster challenge and ride all of their favorite thrills at SeaWorld Orlando: Manta, Mako, Infinity Falls, Kraken and […]

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Surviving a Summer Trip with a Teenager

When our kids are young, summer vacations can seem a little stressful. We worry about how they’ll cope with travel and how they might behave at the airport. We’re not sure how well they’ll sleep in a different bed, or if the heat might make them unwell. While seeing the world with young children can […]

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5 Age Appropriate Disney Rides for your Toddler

5 Age Appropriate Disney Rides for your Toddler Being able to go to Disney as a toddler is their dream come true. If you took a trip to Disney as a child, you can relate, right? Walking through those gates and taking it all in for the very first time is a memory that will […]

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5 Age-Appropriate Disney Rides for your School-Aged Child

The beautiful thing about heading to Disney is that no matter the age of your child, they will remember and love different things each and every visit. When they are toddler age, they love to see and interact with the characters and when they become more school-aged, it’s all about the rides! No matter the […]

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