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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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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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Giveaway: Win a $100 Gift Card to

August 20, 2017 | No Comments

Ottica is a premier vendor of online prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses. With so many high end brands to choose from, like Burberry, RayBan, Coach, Versace and so many more, you will be giddy with excitement. Their state-of-the-art virtual try-on feature will help you find the perfect frames for your face. It’s so easy, and there […]

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Back To School 2017

August 17, 2017 | No Comments

This was a big week for us! My big girl started Kindergarten on Tuesday and my little man started VPK on Monday. It was so fun getting them up and ready for school, back packs on, new shoes and clothes and then seeing the excitement on their faces for all of the adventures ahead. For […]

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Giveaway: Back To School Hop Aug 16 – Aug 30

August 16, 2017 | No Comments

Enter to win a $20 Amazon Online Gift Card from as part of the Back To School Giveaway Hop. Back To School shopping is expensive, so every little bit helps. This year, I have spent over $300 shopping for two kids. Kinds in our school district are required to wear uniforms, so I had […]

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Giveaway: Win $100 in Paypal Cash or a $100 Amazon Online Gift Card

August 14, 2017 | No Comments

I’m excited to bring you another great giveaway. This one is for $100 in Paypal Cash or an Amazon Online Gift Card and is brought to you via a bodacious group of bloggers. How to enter: There are 10 Instagram accounts. Follow one or all but the more accounts you follow the more entries you’ll […]

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Giveaway Hop – Oh, The Places You’ll Go! Win a $10 Amazon Gift Card

August 9, 2017 | 1 Comment

Enter to win a $10 Amazon Gift Card!! This great giveaway is sponsored by Sunshine and RollerCoasters in connection with the Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Back to School Giveaway Hop hosted by The Kids Did It & The Mommy Island! Enter to win on the easy Rafflecopter form! Good luck and don’t forget to […]

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Pancakes and a wildlife park

August 5, 2017 | No Comments

Last weekend we decided to do a family fun day because we hadn’t had one in awhile.  I knew my parents were leaving so I wanted to do something that they would enjoy as well.  I decided on a visit to The Old Spanish SugarMill in DeLeon Springs State Park and then stop by Smooth […]

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Giveaway: Enter to win 2 sets of Empyrean Bedding Ends 8/18

August 4, 2017 | No Comments

Welcome to the Empyrean Bedding Giveaway Hosted by: MamatheFox Co-Hosted by: Sonya’s Happenings, Love, Mrs. Mommy & FROG Reviews and Ramblings For this exciting giveaway you have the chance to win (2) set of Empyrean Bedding Sheet Sets!     Entry-Form MamatheFox and all participating blogs are not held responsible for sponsors who fail to […]

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Win a Family 4-Pack of Tickets for the Florida Kids and Family Expo in Orlando Ends 8/6

July 30, 2017 | No Comments is giving away a Family 4-pack of tickets for the upcoming Florida Kids and Family Expo on August 19-20.   The Florida Kids and Family Expo was started in 2014 to help families find products, services, schools, businesses and organizations to help their family thrive in Central Florida. This event is to provide a heavy […]

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Only 5 months left in 2017

July 28, 2017 | 1 Comment

It’s hard to believe that in just 5 short months, 2017 will be coming to a close and we will be rushing 2018 in with a bang. With that being said, we are quickly coming up on my favorite time of year. In August, my big girl starts Kindergarden while my little man starts VPK. […]

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Disney’s Frozen “Elsa” costume Review

July 22, 2017 | No Comments

This Disney Frozen Elsa Baseball Cap was the perfect accessory for my little girls Halloween costume. She wanted “Elsa hair” and what I found out was that what that really meant was that she wanted the long braid. Well, needless to say she got her wish and she loved it. The cap is absolutely adorable […]

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