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Chad’s Blog: Home Away from Home

One of the best things my family and I love about living just north of Orlando is that we don’t really have to deal with tourists and traffic....

Chad’s Blog: Home For the Holidays

Chad Crawford talks about where to find the Christmas spirit Florida-style in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. 2017 holiday events include boat parade and home tours...

Chad’s Blog: Local Art in Florida

Maybe it’s because I'm getting older, but I find myself slowing down a bit and taking a good look at everything around me....

Chad’s Blog: Discover Your City’s Roots

Being born and raised in Sanford, Florida, I knew everything there was to know about celery. It sounds ridiculous, but hear me out: Sanford was known as "The Celery City" and the "Celery Capital of the World."...

Chad’s Blog: The Amazing Five

As a kid growing up in Florida, I remember drinking Florida Orange Juice and thinking, “This is awesome, I want more!” ...

Chad’s Blog: A Low-Traffic Treasure

In a time when it’s getting harder and harder to find untouched, undeveloped, pristine places in Florida, it’s with a whisper that I offer up one of my treasures. ...

Chad’s Blog: Part Surf, Part Fishing…All Fun

It was season two when Captain Noel Kuhn took me to school on how to surf fish; that episode reignited my love for the sport. With four kids, I’ve found that surf fishing is the perfect way for me to get my fishing fix and...