Discover the Story Behind Daytona Beach’s Premier Sexual Health and Wellness Store

Thee Fantasy Shoppe is a captivating blend of humor, heart, and education. Set in modern-day Daytona Beach, Florida, this is an inspiring story of a unique retail store that has become a beacon of sexual health and wellness in the community. Through the lives of its owners, employees, and their families, we explore themes of love, loss, and the power of education.

Linda and Dave, dedicated and passionate owners of Thee Fantasy Shoppe are on their second marriage, bringing a wealth of life experience to their work.

Linda — Once a waitress and exotic dancer, journey is one of transformation. After her first husband, Mike, a police officer, was tragically killed in the line of duty, she channeled her grief into becoming a physical therapist for veterans and later a sexual health educator. Her popular blog, Daytona Sexual Health Wellness, set the stage for the creation of Thee Fantasy Shoppe.

Dave — A small-town boy from Nebraska served in the military for over 15 years. Injured in the line of duty, he moved to Florida to be near his mother, Nancy. Through Linda’s blog, he found hope and healing, leading to their eventual marriage and the founding of their store.

Nancy — Dave’s mother, a spirited widow who moved to The Villages in Florida after her husband’s death. Nancy found a new purpose as a certified sexual health practitioner at Thee Fantasy Shoppe, where her consultations are highly sought after.

Tyler — Dave’s trans son from his first marriage graduated with a degree in marketing. His innovative strategies tripled the store’s revenue. He plays a crucial role in connecting Thee Fantasy Shoppe with the LGBTQ community.

Sonia — A product consultant and buyer with deep ties to the kink community. Raised by her veteran father, Sonia brings unique expertise and a personal touch to the store’s diverse product offerings.

The Plot

Thee Fantasy Shoppe takes you on an emotional journey, from the store’s grand opening to its evolution into a sexual health and wellness community hub. Through humorous and heartfelt moments, we delve into the personal lives of Linda, Dave, Nancy, Tyler, and Sonia, showcasing their individual struggles and triumphs.


  • Grand Opening: The excitement and challenges of launching Thee Fantasy Shoppe.
  • Family Dynamics: The blending of Linda and Dave’s families, and the evolving relationships within.
  • Educational Outreach: Workshops and events that destigmatize sexual health issues.
  • Personal Struggles: The characters’ battles with grief, injury, and identity, and their journey to healing.
  • Community Impact: The store’s role in supporting veterans, individuals with disabilities, and the LGBTQ community.
  • Philanthropy: Linda and Dave’s commitment to giving back to Volusia County.
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