Here in Zephyrhills, Florida, many of our winter residents have now returned. Often their families are back in northern states. This is also true for our permanent residents. So many subdivisions like Spanish Trails Village, a 55+ subdivision, have potluck dinners on special occasions and holidays. For Christmas and Thanksgiving they have a traditional turkey dinner with all of the fixings. Residents contribute a dish to the feast and for the past 4 years, I have purchased the turkeys/hams for the dinner. I also do this for Colony Hills, South Hill and Zephyr Shores subdivisions. As you can see by the pictures all participants enjoyed themselves and we all ate too much. So much nicer than eating alone at home! This is one of the special features of living in a 55+ community. There is a much more social and friendly atmosphere that can truly improve one's quality of life! My mom lives there and her life is certainly much nicer than it was living in a house all alone in the country! :) John Elwell - REALTOR at CENTURY 21 Bill Nye Realty, Inc. 813-783-4444.
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