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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

Life Hacks For The Visually Impaired

August 7, 2018 | No Comments

  If you are living your life with little sight, things can become difficult. When we are younger we believe that we are invincible and we never think that we will need glasses, a hearing aid or other things. If you are starting to struggle with your eyesight, here are some helpful life hacks which […]

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If Worst Comes to Worst, Could Your Family Survive in Your Home for 30 Days?

August 1, 2018 | No Comments

Survival planning isn’t exactly the first thing we have on our minds, but it really should be considering how much of an advantage it gives us in the event that a natural disaster strikes or some kind of shortage occurs. For instance, what do we do if the electricity goes out due to a natural […]

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What You Need to Know About Keto and Type 2 Diabetes

August 1, 2018 | No Comments

Type 2 diabetes is often referred to as adult diabetes as it tends to occur in later life as organs of the body become less efficient. Unlike type 1 diabetes, it is treatable by diet alone, although some sufferers do have to take medication and insulin if it gets worse. It is caused because the […]

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6 Steps To Overcome Alcoholism And Beat Addiction

July 30, 2018 | No Comments

Are you concerned that you’ve been drinking too much lately? Would you like to turn things around, beat the addiction, and get back to normal? Then you need to take control of your like and consider some of the advice on this page. The step-by-step guide below is an excellent starting point for people who […]

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20 Easy School Lunch Ideas

July 27, 2018 | No Comments

While school may have already started back for some of you, we are planning to go back in mid-August. Not only am I buying school supplies and uniforms, but I’m also meal planning for school lunches. My kids like pb&j and Lunchables sometimes, but they like a little variety. If your kids are the same, […]

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3 Ways To Help Your Child Concentrate At School

July 27, 2018 | No Comments

Your child’s education is so important because it will open up so many opportunities for them in later life. If they don’t do well in school, they might struggle with finding jobs and living on their own when they get older. That’s why you need to do everything that you can to make sure they’re […]

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3 Health Problems Your Child Is Likely To Have

July 27, 2018 | No Comments

Every parent spends most of their time worrying about their kids health and trying to do whatever they can to make sure they don’t get sick. There are some things that you can do to reduce the chance of them getting ill, but the truth is, it’s going to happen at some point. Your children […]

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Strawberry Jello Cake

July 25, 2018 | No Comments

This Strawberry Jello Cake is so easy to make and is so delicious. It’s the perfect treat for a hot day!! Ingredients: 1 package of Yellow Cake Mix 1 regular size Strawberry Jello Mix 4 eggs (lightly beaten) 1 cup of Vegetable Oil 1/2 a cup of Strawberry Juice ( I found canned strawberries in […]

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Low Carb Mexican Casserole

July 25, 2018 | No Comments

It’s no secret, I love Mexican Food. It’s probably my favorite. I crave it all the time so when I’m dieting it is a huge part of my diet regimen. This Low Carb Mexican Casserole is the perfect for any low carb/keto lifestyle. 12 oz frozen riced cauliflower, cooked according to package directions 1 lb […]

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Disney’s Toy Story Land at Hollywood Studios is Truly A Kids Dream

July 24, 2018 | 1 Comment

Last week we were invited to a Media Day event for Disney’s new Toy Story Land at Hollywood Studios. We had so much fun!! We met family members who had come in from Indiana and were staying at one of the nearby Disney Resorts. The kids and I had never been to Hollywood Studios, so […]

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