Canyons Zip line and Canopy Tours

If you are a thrill seeker and you’re always on the look out for a new adventure, then something that you may want to look into is zip lining.  Canyons Zip Line and Canopy Tours,  just 1 mile off I-75,  is located at 8045 NW Gainesville Rd. (Hwy. 25A), Ocala, FL.  They offer tours through remote and lush natural areas,  monthly night tours during full moon,  super zips on Saturday, Sunday and holidays, horseback riding, and over a mile of the highest, longest, fastest zip lines in Florida. A certified guide is with you to teach you all the safety procedures and guide you along the trails. There are different tours available at varying prices from $30 to over $100 that offer different features.  Be sure to check their website to find out which tour fits you the best.  You can even buy a gift certificate for a gift that your friends or family would not soon forget!

Gardening seasons

Are you a natural, healthy eater? Do you like fresh, organic fruits, herbs, and veggies?  Do you think stores charge too much for organic foods and maybe you would like to start planting your own foods?  If gardening and fresh foods are something that you are interested in, but you just don’t know what to plant and when the best time is to plant them, then be sure to check out the Pinterest link below “When Should I Plant”. The link contains a list of different fruits and veggies and what times of the year that they grow best so that you better your chances of having your own garden of fresh, delicious foods at a fraction of the price.  Happy gardening!

Plants that clean your household air

If you have stuffy, humid, or even stinky air in your apartment home and you want to get rid of it in a natural and clean way, you may be surprised to find out that several plants can be used to naturally clean up the air in your home, making it fresher while also adding a bit of color to your home. From Palms to Orchids, there are a variety of plants that can have all over your home that help freshen up the air, and are going to be less expensive than having to repeatedly buy air fresheners, sprays, and even dehumidifiers. These plants can even do more than just make the air cleaner, but they can even get rid of toxins such as benzene, formaldehyde and trichloroethylene that can increase your chance of certain cancers, asthma, allergies and other diseases. Therefore, these plants will not just clean your home, they will clean your body. Check out the link below to see what plants you will be buying for your home.

Quick and easy carpet freshener

If you have carpeting in your dorm, apartment, or house, you know how it can get when your carpet starts getting a little dingy and dirty. No matter how many times you go over it with a vacuum, that slightly musty smell still remains. However, here is a quick and very popular tip that will help you keep your carpet fresh without having to call in a cleaner. Pouring a little baking soda over your carpet, letting it sit for a few minutes and then vacuuming up the excess baking powder helps keep your carpet smelling fresh and clean. If you have the baking power that comes in a little box and want to avoid pouring too much, you can pour the powder into a shaker bottle and shake that around your carpet. You will be guaranteed to smell the difference.

Easy chicken dinner

Having a delicious home cooked meal does not mean you have to slave over the stove for hours on end.  There are tons of delicious and ridiculously easy recipes that will leave your tummy and wallet satisfied. The chicken lazone recipe in the link below only calls for 8 ingredients, 5 of which being spices that you probably already have in your apartment pantry. Altogether, this recipe should only take about 15 to 20 minutes to make and will be sure to make your mouth and tummy very happy. In the case that you are cooking for someone, they will be sure to think that you are nothing less than a master chef. Check out the recipe now!

Waldo Farmers and Flea Market

If you are having a lazy weekend and just want to go for a stroll, maybe do a little shopping, then you may want to check out Waldo Farmers and Flea Market at 17805 US Hwy 301.  The 20,000 sq. ft. Antique Village Mall is open 7 days a week from 9 am until 6 pm. The Flea Market with 900 dealers is open every Saturday and Sunday, rain or shine, and is a great place to find essentials for your home, or even trinkets and treasures that you would not be able to find anywhere else. Vendor hours vary, but you can call or visit the office on Fridays from 9 am to 3:30 pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 8 am to 4:30 pm. If you have your own small business and you want to set up your own stand or even just house a garage sale so you don’t have strangers in front of your own home, you can rent out a space at the market. The next weekend when you have some free time, be sure to check out the Waldo Farmers and Flea Market.

Drawer dividers

When it comes to keeping your apartment home in order, sometimes it may not be the easiest thing to do considering all you have to do. At the very least, some people keep what is out in the open clean and just end up stuffing everything else into closets or drawers.  Drawers that don’t come with dividers and are jam packed with items are a nuisance, complicated, and make finding something you need a huge headache.  Here is a product you may want to try to help you sort your drawers: expandable drawer dividers that can fit drawers from 17 ½” to 21”. Think of how much more manageable your drawers will be! From kitchen drawers to bathroom drawers to bedroom drawers, you can start cleaning out the garbage in them and start organizing your essentials. With nothing but positive reviews, this product really does seem to be something to try. Check out the link below to look up the product to see if it could help you get your apartment organized.

Smoothie Lovers

From a delicious snack, to a body cleanse, smoothies are used in various ways with delicious and healthy ingredients that are amazing for you. Certain smoothies can be a healthier substitute for a sweet treat like a chocolate, banana smoothies instead of a huge piece of chocolate cake, while other smoother serve exact purposes like helping you recover from illness. All in all, most of the ingredients can either be found right in your kitchen or are right down the street from your grocery store. For those of you who love smoothies, here is a link to 47 delicious smoothie recipes that you can start making today!

Movie Night

Yes, we all love Netflix. It’s convenient, it’s easy, and it’s cheap. However, when it comes to getting that full-fledged movie going experience, Netflix just doesn’t quite cut it. Sometimes you just need to make that trip to a good old brick and mortar movie theater, buy yourself that jumbo extra butter popcorn, and sit in that dark room with a larger than life screen flashing before your eyes. Picking the movie is where it gets hard. However, never fear, here is a top-notch suggestion. As crazy as it may sound to some of you, “The Lego Movie” is not just for kids. It features the voices of mega stars like Elizabeth Banks, Morgan Freeman, and Liam Neeson and is an action-packed delight that will have you on the edge of your seat. It is already the highest grossing movie of 2014 beating out other movies like “3 Days to Kill” and “Pompeii”. It is already so popular that is set for a sequel in 2017. Don’t just take our word for it, look up the plethora of amazing reviews for it and check out the trailer below.

Breakfast on the Go

If you find that your mornings are always rushed and you are running out the door every day, chances are you have not had a good breakfast. In that case, you are probably stopping at a Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, or McDonald’s to get a sugar filled coffee or a greasy, fattening, breakfast sandwich or a donut that leaves you feeling more bloated than satisfied. For a fresh start to your day with a delicious breakfast sandwich, you will definitely want to check out this recipe: an English muffin, bacon, egg and cheese sandwich. All you need to do is take about half an hour at the beginning of the week to pre-make however many sandwiches that you need and freeze them to keep them fresh. Then the next time you are in a rush, while you are putting on your shoes and grabbing your keys, you can pop that sandwich in the microwave for 2 minutes and be right out the door! Mornings have never been so delicious.