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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

Putting Home Life On Hold When Going On A Trip

December 4, 2019 | No Comments

You’re excited about your travel plans. You can’t wait to see all the beautiful sights and experience the various cultures you have noted on your trip. But just wait for a second and think. How should you leave your home behind when you’re going to be away for a few weeks? Life shouldn’t just stop, […]

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14 Delicious Santa Snacks That Everyone Will Enjoy

November 30, 2019 | No Comments

Santa and his elves will love these delicious snacks!  Everything from cupcakes and cookies to snack mixes and popcorn.  If you’re looking for a new spin on cookies and mix, we’ve got something for you here! Santa Face Cookies by Dear Creatives Santa Hat Mini Cupcakes by Sunshine and Rollercoasters Santa’s Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies by Kleinworth […]

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Batter Up? How To Get Involved In Your Child’s Sports Without Being Overbearing

November 26, 2019 | No Comments

Getting involved in your child’s life is something that can seem like an insurmountable barrier. Whether you are a foster parent or a biological one, sometimes getting involved in their life can feel like a party you’re not invited to. And that ability to be overbearing, especially when it’s something that we know is good […]

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The 46th Annual Daytona Turkey Run Trots into Daytona Beach This Weekend

November 25, 2019 | No Comments

THE 46th ANNUAL DAYTONA TURKEY RUN HAS BECOME A THANKSGIVING TRADITION FOR MY FAMILY Last year was the first weekend that we attended the Daytona Turkey Run as a family and we had a great time!    I took my parents and all of three of my children and we spent several hours walking around […]

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Routine Dental Check-Ups The Key To Good Oral Health

November 22, 2019 | No Comments

Routine Dental Check-Ups: The Key To Good Oral Health There can hardly be a person alive today that isn’t aware of the need for regular dental check-ups. However, despite this, some people still put the dentist out of their mind until their teeth give them problems. The vast majority of these problems can easily be […]

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Tips To Keep Your Children Safe Around The Home

November 22, 2019 | No Comments

Providing a safe home environment is important, and as a parent, you might always be conscious that there’s parts of your home that aren’t safe. Whether you’re about to become a parent for the first time or your children have started to explore the home, here are some tips to keep your children safe. Keep […]

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Buy 1, Get a $5 promo off Frozen 2 ~In Theaters Now

November 22, 2019 | No Comments

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Popsicle & Suave Kids. The opinions and text are all mine. My 3 year old daughter is Elsa obsessed, so when we heard that Frozen 2 was coming to theaters on November 22nd, we couldn’t wait to see it. She wears her Elsa dress […]

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Diabetes Can Break Your Heart in More Ways Than One

November 20, 2019 | No Comments

This post was sponsored as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Did you know that people with Type 2 Diabetes(T2D) are 2x more likely to develop heart failure, and after it develops, there is no cure? After a heart failure(HF) diagnosis, survival rates […]

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Preparing For Your Future – The Signs To Look Out For

November 19, 2019 | No Comments

Right now you are probably more concerned with what is happening on your list of things to do today and this week than giving much thought to your future self. There is nothing wrong with that, after all, many of us live for the here and now and focus much more on the present than […]

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Becoming the Best Person You Can Be

November 19, 2019 | No Comments

We all want to be the best person that we can possibly be at all times. The problem is that while the good intentions may be there, many of us are either at a loss at what to do to become better people, or are simply struggling to get started on this journey. Here are […]

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