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We are off to great start in 2018! I would like to thank everyone who took responsibility for addressing any items that needed to be attended to. We definitely appreciate your help. I’d also like to welcome the many new residents who joined us over the past few months, and say thank you to our old friends. I hope you enjoy your time here at Lakes of Melbourne!
Our latest Resident Spotlight is on Michael and Judith Weissman of 2269 Parkland Drive. The Weissmans moved from Netcong, New Jersey to the Lakes of Melbourne in July of 2009. You can learn more about your fellow neighbors by clicking to read more.
Whether you and your partner have different diets, or you find yourself needing smaller portions, cooking for one can pose a challenge. However, there’s something incredibly satisfying about cooking what you want, how you want it. Fear not! This article on solo cooking tips can help make cooking for one easier than ever.
The Lakes of Melbourne Beetle Babes can be seen zooming around the community. Janet Liljegren, Debbie Kazes, Paula Baase, and Patsy Cimini are all the proud owners of adorable Volkswagon Beetles. Click to view more photos taken by Gary Liljegren.
We are proud to announce that more renovations are coming in 2018! We love to keep you updated as our community continues to improve. Click to read the update on how we ended last year and what’s to come for the Lakes of Melbourne.
AARP recently published a report that says the Sunshine State is the best place to retire. In a recent study by WalletHub, Florida ranked the highest overall, tops in affordability, and high in quality of life. You already know how good Florida living is, but your friends might not. It’s time to show them the proof! To read the full rankings, click here.
While bedtime routines are often associated with children, an adult’s evening routine is equally as important for creating a calm, sleep-inducing environment. Taking 30-60 minutes to end your day and ease your mind is critical for good sleep hygiene. Here are some suggestions for developing your own bedtime routine, providing tips for falling asleep and recommendations of habits to avoid.
Curious about how to dispose of unwanted or expired medications? Throwing them away or dumping them down the drain can both cause problems. Click here for more information on proper medication disposal.
Gaining more knowledge gives you the opportunity to expand your mind and become a well-rounded individual. Make it a goal to keep your mind sharp and learn something new this year. Here are a few ideas.
A growing trend amongst homeowners is renovating their houses to make them “ageless.” But this is an issue our residents don’t have to worry about. Read on to learn more.
No, we’re not talking about Mary’s flower garden. Quite contrary, have you considered growing vegetables? Growing your own veggies might be easier than you think. Timing is important, and this article will determine easy-to-grow plants and when to harvest them. Most varieties can be potted, or strategically placed around your landscaping for easy maintenance.
Please make sure the office has all of your current emergency contact information. If you have changed your phone number or email address, please stop by the office or call (321) 725-5500 to provide us with your updated information.
We apologize for any inconvenience, but we need to remind everyone that Hometown America does not permit us to accept post-dated checks or cash for any reason. Read on for more information and a safe and secure payment method.
It is important for your front lamp post to be in proper working order to maintain resident safety. The bulb is required to be a minimum 60-watt equivalency and should provide a white light for maximum exposure. Colored bulbs may only be used on your front porch or carport door.
Several streaming services allow you to watch movies and television shows on demand. As with all technology, it can be confusing to navigate the site, set it up on your various devices, or decide the right plan for your needs. If you haven’t started an account yet, this site helps to answer all the questions you could have about Netflix. If you’ve recently set one up, this beginner’s guide will walk you through every step. Happy streaming!
Gyros & More has been a fixture in the Melbourne restaurant scene for 20 years. Read on for more information about the location, menu details, and a personal review from Wes Robbins.
Spring is here with warmer weather, lovely showers, and blooming flowers. This also means it’s time for spring cleaning! Here are some easy to follow tips and tricks to jump-start your seasonal cleanse.
Don’t wait until summer to travel. Avoid crowds, enjoy pleasant temperatures, and take advantage of affordable lodging and airfare rates by exploring the world’s top destinations in the spring. U.S. News assembled a list of the top escapes for this season. Explore these suggestions and tell your fellow residents on our Facebook page which ones you recommend.
Take the hassle out of making rent payments with Hometown America’s E-Z Pay. With E-Z Pay, your lot rent will be automatically deducted from your bank account on the third of each month. New sign-ups earn a $10 credit.
Hometown America is proud to promote SafeHaven National Insurance Agency, specializing in coverage for manufactured homeowners and renters. Many companies are difficult to work with or do not write policies that provide adequate protection for prefabricated homes. Make sure you are dealing with an insurance company that offers competitively priced policies and the protections important to you. Visit SafeHaven online or call 1-800-536-8999 for a quote.