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.

REEF PLUNGE opens at Aquatica Orlando on March 14th

We are excited to get a first hand view of the new REEF PLUNGE at Aquatica Orlando tomorrow.  This will be our first time at Aquatica, so I’m excited to enjoy all that they have to offer. Named the #1 Waterpark in the country by the USA Today 10Best Reader’s Poll, Aquatica Orlando has another […]

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SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebration Begins November 12, 2021

The kids and I got to experience the Magic of Christmas last night at the SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebration. We absolutely loved it and had the best time! Voted in the Top Ten of USA Today 10Best Theme Park Holiday Event for the past Five Years Nightly Fireworks All-New Sounds of the Season Live Performances […]

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Park-Wide Enhancements Coming To Aquatica Orlando in 2022

Aquatica Orlando, voted the No. 1 waterpark in the country by USA Today’s 10Best Reader’s Poll, is plunging into 2022 with a brand new waterslide, Reef Plunge! Introducing Reef Plunge, Aquatica’s all new water slide! Guests will slide through eye-catching translucent cutouts and rings, and twist and turn though over 330 feet of fiberglass, zooming past a vibrant […]

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SeaWorld Orlando Howl-O-Scream tickets ON SALE NOW ~ Prices Starting at just $29.99 thru July 25th!

SeaWorld Orlando announced the second house and other amazing details today!   Howl-O-Scream joins the park’s already impressive fall line-up of events including the return of family-friendly Halloween Spooktacular, included with park admission, which boasts daytime trick or treating for kids of all ages. Spooky fun for the entire family with Spooktacular during the day and […]

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PAW Patrol Live is coming to the Ocean Center September 14 & 15!

PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” is returning to stages and on a roll to Daytona Beach, FL! X barks the spot in PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure”! It’s Pirate Day in Adventure Bay, and Mayor Goodway is getting ready for a big celebration! But first, Ryder and his team of pirate […]

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Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party ~ September 3rd-5th, 2021

  Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party Brings the Magic to Fans Through Innovative Technology and Transformative Performances   Tickets for the September 3-5 Orlando show will go on sale on August 3, 2021 Orlando, FL – June 25, 2021 – Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party is bringing the magic to guests through dynamic moments that take […]

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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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