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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

14 Cute Crafts With Conversation Hearts

January 13, 2019 | No Comments

What says Valentines Day more than conversation hearts? That silly little box of candy with saying like “Kiss Me” and “Be Mine”. I’ve always loved conversation hearts, so when I saw these fun conversation heart crafts I knew that I wanted to do this post. Some of them are so easy that they can be […]

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Practical Tips For A Fast House Sale

January 12, 2019 | No Comments

Selling a house is not always the easiest of tasks, and although you can definitely get lucky, it’s often a case of waiting around to see what the markets do and if it’s going to work in your favor to get your house sold. Although many people are able to prepare for this and it’s […]

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10 Great Reasons To Eat More Fruit This Year

January 9, 2019 | 20 Comments

If this year you are looking for a new way to stay healthy and fit, there is one group of foods which should be at the top of your wish list: fruit. Unlike vegetables, fruit are fresh foods which tend to be sweet and have a pleasant flavour that most people enjoy, and this makes […]

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Welcome to 2019 Giveaway Hop ~ Win a Blue Tassel Necklace from Dena’s Keep Collective

December 31, 2018 | 42 Comments

Start 2019 with this fun Blue Tassel Necklace from my Keep Collection. I love this necklace because it also looks great as a bracelet or anklet. Wanna win on of your own? Enter here. a Rafflecopter giveaway An InLinkz Link-up

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DND Gift Guide

15+ Gifts for Dungeons & Dragons Enthusiasts

December 15, 2018 | 21 Comments

Do you have a DND enthusiast on your gift list? Dungeons & Dragons has been around since 1974 but gained popularity again in the late 1990s. My boyfriend is avid DND’er and plays weekly. So, I came up with this list with him in mind. Under $15 5×7 Dice Set Dungeons and Dragons Mayhem Card […]

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40+ Gifts for Guys

December 13, 2018 | 16 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 | 19 Comments

20+ Gifts for Boys Ages 5-8

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Winter Is Coming Giveaway Event ~ Win a

December 4, 2018 | 19 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 | 24 Comments

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 | 19 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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