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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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Latest Posts

How to Plan a Wedding Celebration That Your Guests Will Love

June 28, 2019 | No Comments

If you are planning your wedding, you probably have a to-do list that is longer than your arm. Planning a wedding is no easy task, and it is often made a lot harder by trying to keep everyone else happy without compromising on your vision for your big day.  When organizing your wedding, it probably […]

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Health Warning Signs To Look Out For In Later Life

June 27, 2019 | No Comments

The risk of certain health problems can increase as we get older. By knowing the warning signs, you can catch these health problems early and stop them in their tracks (or possibly even reverse them). Here are just a few warning signs to look out for and what they could mean. You’re struggling to hear […]

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Surviving a Summer Trip with a Teenager

June 23, 2019 | No Comments

When our kids are young, summer vacations can seem a little stressful. We worry about how they’ll cope with travel and how they might behave at the airport. We’re not sure how well they’ll sleep in a different bed, or if the heat might make them unwell. While seeing the world with young children can […]

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Signs that your job is harming your health

June 3, 2019 | No Comments

If you have a stressful job then you will understand what an impact this can have on both your mind and your body. If you want to help yourself, then you first need to pinpoint the aspects of your life that you need to change. Working Overtime It’s rare in this day and age, to […]

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20+ Gifts for Foodies

May 22, 2019 | No Comments

Chances are that you have someone in your family or group of friends that is a foodie.  Their life revolves around food, whether it’s creating fantastic dishes or dining out at the most popular restaurants. With gifts ranging from $10-$100, there is something on this list for your favorite foodie. Under $10 Gourmet Gummy Bears […]

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4 Lifestyle Changes For a Healthier Body and Mind

May 21, 2019 | No Comments

We all want to have a healthy body and mind, but many of us have the idea that it’s unattainable. We think that it’s something you’re born with, or have to work incredibly hard to achieve. This is not the case. It’s all about your lifestyle. There’s a reason why our ancestors were much stronger […]

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How To Be A Tourist In Your Own Town

May 13, 2019 | No Comments

How to be a Tourist in Your Own Town Sometimes you may feel like getting out of the house but can’t afford to travel far. If you’re looking for a change in scenery but have limited funds then perhaps it’s time to take a day and be a tourist in your own town. Experiencing your […]

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Bug Exploration Sensory Bin ~ Fun With Bugs!

May 5, 2019 | No Comments

Sensory bins are great for helping little ones explore, discover and create using practical life skills (dumping, filling, scooping) and learn valuable play skills. This simple sensory bin will give your children hours of enjoyment with just a few easily found supplies: Dry black beans A storage bin with a lid Fake insects Outdoor Discovery […]

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The Precious Priorities: Ensuring Our Parents Get Dignity And Respect When Moving Into Care

May 3, 2019 | No Comments

It’s the big changes in life that cause numerous anxieties. Whether it’s a new child entering the family, or making big decisions that impact the family unit, it’s important that we ensure we know everything and are making the right decisions. When it comes to putting our parents into care, there can be a lot […]

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My Kid Got Hurt, Could I Have Prevented It?

May 3, 2019 | No Comments

As a parent, there is no pain greater than trying to cope when your child gets hurt. Many parents admit they feel powerless and don’t know how to comfort their child. Whether it’s a bump on the head or a bloody knee, it’s difficult to find the right gestures and words to stop them from […]

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