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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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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

10 Reasons To Fall For Fudge with these Fantastic Fudge Recipes

November 2, 2017 | No Comments

Here are 10 great reasons to “Fall For Fudge”.  I just can’t get enough!  Toffee Fudge, German Chocolate Fudge, Peanut Butter Fudge…  That’s just a sample of the yummniess included here and just in time for your holiday gatherings and gift giving.  Looking for a great gift for someone who has everything?   Why not […]

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New Trailer & Posters for Daddy’s 2 from Paramount Pictures

November 1, 2017 | No Comments

This is my kind of movie! A Christmas movie with a great cast and funny as can be. In the sequel to the 2015 global smash, father and stepfather, Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) and Brad (Will Ferrell) have joined forces to provide their kids with the perfect Christmas. Their newfound partnership is put to the test […]

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Enter to win a Blankie Tails blanket

October 31, 2017 | No Comments

These are so cute and my kids would just love them.   They come in a variety of styles and colors, so be sure to check them out.  I’m excited to bring you the opportunity to #win one of these adorable blankets.   Enter for your chance to win (1) Blanket Tail ***  2 Winners!  […]

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11 Tasty Trifle Recipes

October 29, 2017 | 17 Comments

This list of 11 Tasty Trifles Recipes is sure to delight and with several different trifles for chocolate lovers it’s a must have. The thing that I like about it trifles, is that like most of my other recipes they are relatively easy. For the most part… Remember, the Friends episode where Monica let Rachel […]

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Pumpkin Pizza Recipe – The Perfect Fall Treat

October 27, 2017 | 12 Comments

Pumpkin Pizza This is the fall pizza recipe that you have been looking for.  A delicious combination of pumpkin spice, marshmallows, caramel and pecans.  It’s the perfect combination of sweet and salty with that pumpkin spice flavor that you are craving this time of year. Ingredients Prepared Pizza Crust 15 oz. Pumpkin Puree 2 Tbsp. […]

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Hallmark Channel’s Countdown To Christmas Starts October 27th!

October 25, 2017 | 1 Comment

It’s almost time for Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas and the time where my favorite thing to do is curl up on the couch with a hot chocolate, kids and cat by my side.  During the holidays, my television pretty much stays on the Hallmark Channel so that I can watch some of my favorite […]

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6 Ways To Celebrate National Cat Day

October 25, 2017 | 19 Comments

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Fresh Step® Litter. I have had a cat in my life since I was probably 5 years. My 1st cat was more of a community cat (Virginia), but she had kittens that ended up staying with us. I lived in town for the […]

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Win a Netchef NC820 Digital Kitchen Assitant

October 23, 2017 | No Comments

This would be such a great addition to any kitchen. Whether you cook a lot or a little, this is an absolute MUST HAVE. Enter to win (1) NetChef NC820 Digital Kitchen Assistant Valued at $120 We all spend so much time in the kitchen, don’t we? Cooking, talking, listening to music or podcasts. Now […]

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Find Bulk Candy for Halloween on

October 23, 2017 | No Comments

Halloween is just around the corner and if you haven’t found candy for your trick-or-treaters, you can find some great options at With 3 kids, I don’t get many opportunities to go to the grocery store on my own and if I did it would be incredibly to buy candy while they are with […]

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20 Apple Themed Sensory & Fine Motor Activities

October 23, 2017 | 10 Comments

We don’t get a lot of cold weather in Florida, but the cooler weather in our northern states often means that kids will be cooped up inside more than normal.    In my experience, kids that are cooped up with nothing to keep them busy often end up getting into trouble. As I mentioned before, […]

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