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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

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

November 6, 2018 | 2 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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Dealing With Your Child’s Emotional Rollercoaster Ride

November 2, 2018 | No Comments

Having a child is a wonderful experience, yet at times, when they throw a temper tantrum or incessantly crave our attention in destructive ways, we can find ourselves getting carried away with our children’s rollercoaster ride of emotions – which leads us to feeling less than balanced and stable within ourselves. We often search for […]

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Why you should follow a common rule of foster care in your home…

October 30, 2018 | 2 Comments

This post was sponsored by Influence Central as part of an Influencer Activation and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Did you know that one of the most common rules in foster care is that all medication(either OTC or prescription) has to be in a locked container?  Yes, it’s true. We have […]

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5 Ways to get your Picky Eater to Try New Foods

October 30, 2018 | 3 Comments

Raising a picky eater is not very much fun! As much as you want your child to eat everything that’s served, they simply despise everything that you put in front of them. Sure, some children suffer from issues with textures and colors versus actual taste problems, but still, it’s hard to get a picky eater […]

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12 Delicious Dip Recipes

October 23, 2018 | 5 Comments

12 Delicious Dip Recipes Dip recipes can be surprisingly simple to make and often times remind people of special occasions and memories of the past.  For example, every year my family gets together for New Years Eve and Super Bowl and we chow down on a variety of dips.    Over the years, this has […]

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The 6 Creepiest Places to Visit in the United States

October 21, 2018 | 2 Comments

The 6 Creepiest Places to Visit in the United States Whether you’re looking for a creepy place to visit in the United States for Halloween or sometime during the year, this list of the 5 creepiest places to visit in the United States will give some places to choose from. It’s interesting just how many […]

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Fall Coloring Page from Sunshine and RollerCoasters

October 16, 2018 | No Comments

If you love to color, you will enjoy this free Fall Coloring Page from Sunshine and RollerCoasters. Download from PDF. ==>> Fall_coloring_page

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Howl-O-Ween Giveaway Hop ~ Win a $10 Target Gift Card

October 2, 2018 | No Comments

I have partnered with a great group of bloggers to bring you a fun giveaway hop just in time for Halloween. Enter today for your chance to win a $10 Target Gift Card. While you’re here, be sure to check out all of these other great giveaways. a Rafflecopter giveaway

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