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Parenting After 40

After fostering for 2 years, I became a forever mom to Morgan and Mason at 42.  I always wanted kids, but I never thought that I would end up here at this point in my life.  At 45, I’m still single and enjoying my crazy, fun filled life with toddlers and infants.  But hey, they […]

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Florida Life

Originally from Indiana, I moved to Florida in 1999 and have lived in Volusia County, Florida ever since.  I love everything about Florida:  the beach, the sunshine, the people and the lifestyle.   Just a short drive from Daytona Beach and Orlando, we truly have the best of both worlds.

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Getting Healthy

I am on a path to a healthy life style and while not completely there, I’m working through it slowly but surely.  For me, this means cutting out my sugary sodas and substituting with water and tea.  It also means cooking at home more and eating high protein, low carb, no sugar foods that follow […]

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Reviews

I love getting things to review in the mail and helping to spread the word about things that I use and own. As a regular Amazon and online purchaser, I am a big believer in the power of reviews. Very rarely do I buy something without reading the reviews first. All of my reviews are […]

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Latest Posts

40+ Gifts for Guys

December 13, 2018 | No Comments

Looking for a great gift for the man in your life?  Check out this list of 40+ Gifts for Guys.  Under $10 Sandalwood Beard Oil Beard Brush and Comb Car Compass Remote Control Caddy Star Wars Bottle Opener Clint Eastwood Dollar Bill Poo-Pourri Beer Chiller Under $15 Baby Feet Suede Gloves Quickwits Card Game Popcorn […]

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20+ Gifts for Boys Ages 5-8

20+ Gifts for Boys Ages 5-8

December 13, 2018 | No Comments

20+ Gifts for Boys Ages 5-8

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Winter Is Coming Giveaway Event ~ Win a

December 4, 2018 | No Comments

I’m so excited to be partnering with The Kids Did It and The Mommy Island for the Winter Is Coming Giveaway Event. I’ve got another great Keep Collective gift for you. Enter to win this beautiful multi-link bracelet and pyramid bar charm. This charm would make a great gift for anyone on your Christmas list. […]

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15+ Christmas Books for Kindergartners

December 2, 2018 | 1 Comment

We all know how important it is for our kids to read, so why not give them something that they will truly enjoy. A couple of years ago, we started a Christmas tradition of unwrapping and reading one holiday book each night before bed. The kids get to take turns choosing a book and we […]

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Snowman Pretzel Tutorial

December 2, 2018 | No Comments

Snowman pretzels Makes 24 Snowman Ingredients 1 bag of mini pretzels sticks 1 8 oz bag of ghiradelli white chocolate melting wafers 1 8oz bag of ghiradelli milk chocolate melting wafers 1 package of Wilton candy cane icing transfers 1 tube of black cookie icing 1 tube of orange cookie icing 1 cookie sheet fitted […]

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Daytona Turkey Rod Run Is A Family Fun Event For Your Thanksgiving Weekend

November 17, 2018 | No Comments

Years ago, I worked at a hotel on Daytona Beach and one of my favorite weekends of the year would be the Turkey Rod Run – The Largest Combined Car Show and Swap Meet in the USA. For us, it meant hundreds of amazing classic and collectible cars filling out parking spaces to the delight […]

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4th Annual Super Stocking Stuffer Giveaway Hop – Win a Collectible Disney Charm from Keep Collective

November 13, 2018 | 5 Comments

I’ve partnered with a great group of bloggers for the 4th Annual Super Stocking Stuffer Giveaway Hop. I’m excited to offer a collectible Disney charm from Keep Collective. You can choose from any of the charms show below. (up to a $15 value) Check them all out here. http://www.keepcollective.com/with/floridee Choose from a variety of Disney […]

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This N That Giveaway Hop ~ Win a Holiday Bracelet from Keep Collective $68 Value

November 6, 2018 | 4 Comments

I’m participating in the This N That Giveaway Hop in connection with a great group of bloggers. As part of the giveaway hop, I will be a giving away a holiday bracelet designed by me. Keep it like it is or add or remove charms to create an entirely different look. I recently started selling […]

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Hello November!! Bring on the money! Win $250 Paypal Cash or an Amazon Gift Card

November 4, 2018 | No Comments

HELLO NOVEMBER! Wow! I can not believe we’re nearing the end of another year. It’s the season for love and giving but also stress. Let us knock some of that weight off of your shoulders by giving you a chance to win BIG during our Hello November $250 Cash Giveaway! You have the option of […]

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Looking After The Health Of Your Foster Child

November 2, 2018 | No Comments

When you have decided to adopt a child from foster care, there are likely many things going through your head at any one time. You might be wondering, above all, what you will need to do to keep them well and happy. In short, you will wonder and worry about all of the things that […]

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