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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

4 Ways To Help You Beat Anxiety Right Now

May 22, 2018 | No Comments

In the busy lives that we lead, we can often get a little caught up in our ‘to do’ lists and all of the things that we need to get done. But if we don’t find time for ourselves, our wellbeing and overall health can really suffer. In particular, one thing that you might be […]

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13 Types of Self Sabotage and How to Stop Them

May 22, 2018 | No Comments

When we reach a certain age, some of our habits become hard to change. If they are helping us achieve our goals, it is all fine. However, some of us are guilty of self-sabotage actions that we do regularly to hinder our chance for success and self-love. If you have been struggling to overcome difficulties […]

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Tired Of Being Tired? 4 Simple Strategies To Banish Insomnia Forever

May 22, 2018 | No Comments

Everyone has found themselves wide awake at 3 am in the morning. It’s still pitch black outside, the birds haven’t sprung into their morning chorus yet, and everyone else in your household is enjoying their trip to the Land of Nod. So why is it that you find yourself tossing and turning, fidgeting in your […]

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Refresh Your Shower Routine With Softsoap Pure Zen and Hydra Bliss

May 21, 2018 | No Comments

I recently had the opportunity to try out the Softsoap Pure Zen and Softsoap Hydra Bliss Body Wash.  Living in Florida, my skin tends to get overly dry so  Hydra Bliss’s new hydrating formula seemed like the perfect fit.  Softsoap Hydra Bliss helps retain my skin’s natural moisture while the soothing aromas of Pure Zen […]

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More Than Mornings: What Can Coffee Do For You?

May 21, 2018 | No Comments

  The natural world is an amazing thing. Producing an array of interesting animals and plants, from those the size of buildings to examples which you can barely even see, and they all have their own stories. Some are much more versatile than others, though, offering true benefits to humans without asking for anything in […]

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The Many Health Benefits Of Water

May 21, 2018 | No Comments

We all know that we should drink as much water as we can, or at least eight glasses a day, but how any of us really make it that much of a priority in our lives? The truth is that most of us fail to get the right amount of water in our daily lives, […]

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Breakfast Buttons – Reminiscent of the Chocolate Chip Donuts That I Adored When Growing Up

May 20, 2018 | No Comments

Every time my mom and dad go back to Indiana, I beg them to bring back the chocolate chip donuts from Horst’s Little Bakery Haus.  I have been eating the same donuts since I was in 9th grade and would walk over to Dieken’s Bakery every morning before school.  (Horst actually worked for Mr. Dieken […]

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10 Accessories for your Farmhouse Style Kitchen

May 20, 2018 | No Comments

Simple farmhouse decor is a popular style for kitchens. If you’re not a designer yourself it can be hard to pick accessories that go well together and are functional. I’m sharing my top ten picks for farmhouse style kitchen accessories to make your decorating job a little less stressful and a lot more fun! Wall […]

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Fit and Fabulous Over 40: The Fitness Tips To Help

May 18, 2018 | 2 Comments

If you’ve hit the ripe old age of forty, then you might be concerned that you’re now technically classed as ‘mid-life’. You might resign yourself to the fact that you a middle-aged ‘spread’ around your waist is normal, and that you’re only as young as you think you are. While the latter is very true, […]

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7 Key Ways To Detox From Modern Life

May 18, 2018 | 2 Comments

Additives, toxins, stress, fear, war! These are all things that we are regularly exposed to in modern life, either directly or indirectly. Of course, the havoc that they can wreak on our systems is enormous, and they can affect not only our mood but also our mental and physical health as well. Luckily, there are […]

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