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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

Bad Habits We Can Fall Into as Parents- And How to Avoid Them!

May 10, 2018 | No Comments

Becoming a parent is one of the most challenging yet incredible jobs in the world. There’s no training, there’s plenty of conflicting advice and in all honesty, none of us really know what we’re doing. All we know is we’re doing our very best to raise happy and healthy kids. We’re only human and will […]

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Health Matters: It’s Time To Stop Ignoring Things

May 10, 2018 | 1 Comment

If you’re a busy woman; you’ll have plenty of things going on that keep you running around after others all day. It can be easy to focus on your responsibilities and carry on with a hectic lifestyle; you’re a mom after all. However, such a busy lifestyle can make it easy to ignore what’s going […]

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Operation Sleepover: Make Overnight Stays With Grandparents A Success

May 10, 2018 | 1 Comment

Many parents can be extremely anxious about going away and leaving their baby with someone for the entire night. There can be a lot of separation anxiety for both the parents and the newborn. Because of this, a lot of parents prefer to leave their infant with a close family member, such as the baby’s […]

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Sunshine and RollerCoasters Turns One! We’re Celebrating With A Blogiversary Giveaway!!

May 9, 2018 | 4 Comments

We’re celebrating our one year blogiverary with a huge Blogiversary Giveaway Bash!     Over the last year we have grown more than I could have ever dreamed and blossomed from a simple parenting blog to more of a lifestyle blog featuring recipes, crafts and discussion about home and family.   There were also some […]

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Walmart Makes Weight Watchers Meal Planning Easier

May 6, 2018 | 18 Comments

This post was sponsored by Weight Watchers International, Inc. as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. If you’re like me, you like to plan your meals at least a couple of day in advance. I start with a couple of ingredients like lunch meat or […]

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Teacher Appreciation Printable “Thank You For Planting The Seeds of Knowledge”

May 4, 2018 | No Comments

Tuesday, May 8th is Teacher Appreciation Day and in honor of that we are sharing this cute printable that you can gift to your child’s teacher. Wanna personalize it? There’s plenty of space to add the teacher’s name at the top using photo editing software.  Simply print the photo and put it in a nice […]

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Coloring and Activity Pages for SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY

May 2, 2018 | No Comments

In SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY, an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy. Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo befriends his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and meets the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that will set the course of […]

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Staying Independent as You Age Is Easier Than You Think

May 2, 2018 | 1 Comment

One of the biggest concerns that people have when they grow older is how they can stay independent. Many people believe that as you age, it becomes more and more difficult to live your life. You might have injuries that need tending, you might have difficulty moving around your home and you might have a […]

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Medieval Times Orlando Dinner Show Review

May 2, 2018 | 20 Comments

We recently attended the recent opening weekend for Medieval Times in Orlando.   The new show featured an all new story line and royal ruler, a Queen.  For the first time in a 34 years, a woman has been put into the lead role and we loved it!! What Is It? Located in the Kissimme […]

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Thinking about trying the Keto Diet? Try these 31 Days of Keto Recipes!

May 2, 2018 | 23 Comments

Starting a Keto diet can be challenging, especially if you feel like you need to overhaul your recipes. All of your old favorites now need to be replaced, and you have a very limited selection of ideas to make each day. This post is going to help you not only find something new and delicious […]

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