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It has been almost a month since we our last Koi Pond Aquaponics Update so here goes.  First we’ve changed a lot of things as we went, but it’s looking good. I ordered a box of Koi from Blackwater Creek Koi Farms and we are very happy with what we got. […]

Koi Pond Aquaponics Update


Our DIY backyard koi pond aquaponics set up is, well, set up. We decided to go with koi instead of the commonly used tilapia for several reasons. Allison doesn’t like getting rid of something once she’s named it, and tilapia isn’t our favorite fish to eat, and since we aren’t […]

Koi Pond Aquaponics


Here is a batch of our Cuba Pictures from our trip in February 2017 to Havana, Trinidad, and Holguin. Above and below are Piscina Naturalis. We did not take a picture of the “Natural Pool” but you can see the light blue on the very right of the picture below. […]

Cuba Pictures



On February 11th, 2017 my girlfriend Allison and I went on vacation with a group of Americans traveling to Cuba. There were 6 couples, all of which were friends or family. None of us are of Spanish decent, and only two could communicate effectively in Spanish. One couple had been […]

Americans Traveling To Cuba


SOLD IN 3 DAYS FOR FULL PRICE!   North Banana River Drive Home For Sale Don’t miss this Merritt Island home for sale! You and your family will enjoy the open floor plan this 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home offers. The two huge sliding glass doors let in lots of […]

Merritt Island Home For Sale


Ben DeHaven is a 4th generation Florida Native born in Winter Haven, FL. His love for the outdoors, boating, the beach, cooking, and fishing make Florida the perfect place to call home. Sure it gets a little hot, but it took 32 years to finally go and see snow for […]

Who Is Ben DeHaven


What is Local Lead Generation? Local lead generation is the newest trend in Search Engine Optimization. The search engines use the users location when searching for a service to provide relevant local businesses in the area. The businesses that show up in the top results get the benefit of producing […]

Local Lead Gen



The DJI Phantom 2 is a very popular Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, commonly known as a drone. Ben’s Phantom 2 has a range of over 2 miles, a 1080p capable camera and roughly 15 minutes of flight time. It has over 100 flights on it over land and water. DJI makes […]

Meet the Phantom