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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

10 Crowd Pleasing Crock Pot Appetizers

November 11, 2017 | No Comments

Whether you’ve got a holiday event coming up or you are just getting ready for gameday, this list of 10 Crowd Pleasing Crock Pot Appetizers are the perfect choice.  From the fan favorite grape jelly meatballs to the sweet & spicy sausage bites, there is something for everyone.  To be honest, I look forward to […]

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Fostering Creativity In Your Child

November 10, 2017 | No Comments

The Value of Creativity No matter what life or career path you wish your child to lead and achieve, it is important to instill creativity and critical thinking early. A popular misconception claims that careers in the STEM field do not require independent creativity or imaginative thought. While these fields do rely heavily on analytical […]

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All About The Ugly Christmas Sweater

November 9, 2017 | No Comments

Christmas sweaters were originally intended to make the holidays light hearted and fun but somewhere along the line they became a bit of a joke. This Christmas, I invite you to share your love for Christmas with one or more of these Ugly Christmas Sweater ideas. Whether it’s making a craft or simply wearing your […]

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Paramount Pictures & MGM Studios present the new trailer for Sherlock Gnomes

November 8, 2017 | No Comments

We are so excited about the upcoming Sherlock Gnomes movie from Paramount Pictures and & MGM Studios.  In this movie, the beloved garden gnomes from GNOMEO AND JULIET are back for a whole new adventure in London. When Gnomeo and Juliet first arrive in the city with their friends and family, their biggest concern is […]

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12 Photo Gifts To Make For Family and Friends This Holiday Season

November 6, 2017 | No Comments

Do you have someone on your list that is so hard to buy for because they have literally everything that they would ever need or want? I think we all have someone like that, right? Well, I think that photo gifts make a great choice in this situation. Just decide on the subject (grandkids, pets, […]

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Harvesting Giveaways Giveaway Hop – Win a $20 Amazon Gift Card or Paypal Cash

November 6, 2017 | No Comments

Welcome to the Harvesting Giveaways Giveaway Hop brought to you by The Hopping Bloggers! Hosted By: Mama’s Geeky & Women and Their Pretties Co-Hosted By: Teacups and Fairy Tales Each giveaway has a value of a minimum of $15, however some are worth much more. Be sure to enter to win all of them because […]

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Turkey Krispie Treats

November 2, 2017 | No Comments

If your kids are anything like mine, then they love rice krispie treats.   Imagine their delight if you create these adorable little Turkey Krispie Treasts.  They are extremely easy to make and the kids will love! Inredients: 6 cups rice krispies cereal (or any “crisp rice” cereal) 3 tbsp butter 4 cups mini marshmallows […]

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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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