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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

Practicing Self Care Is More Than A Nicety

September 24, 2019 | No Comments

It’s important to consider how practicing self-care is more than just an Instagram quote or something that you think of doing from time to time. It is a lifestyle, something without which you can find yourself feeling torn at the edges. It’s often not the case that we attribute an issue we are experiencing due […]

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Minnie Mouse Witch Sugar Cookies

September 19, 2019 | No Comments

If you loved our Mickey Jack O Lantern Cookies, you have to try these Minnie Mouse Witch Sugar Cookies. They are so cute and delicious. Minnie Mouse Witch sugar cookies Ingredients: 1 C of unsalted sweet cream butter, softened 1 1/2 C Powder sugar 1tsp vanilla 1 egg 3 C of flour 1 tsp baking […]

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7 Tips For Traveling With Kids

September 18, 2019 | No Comments

Having kids is no reason to stop traveling. Exploring a new place can be a great experience to give your kids as well as giving you the chance to get away from your everyday surroundings. Of course, planning a family vacation is a lot harder. Here are a few tips to reduce stress so that […]

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Skillet Spicy Steak and Peppers

September 18, 2019 | No Comments

Here at Sunshine and Rollercoasters we love providing your with healthy and delicious recipes that are quick and easy to prepare. This Skillet Spicy Steak and Peppers is a prime example of just that. It’s absolutely delicious and so easy to prepare!  Pair it with rice or eat it as is to keep the carb […]

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Keto Chicken Enchilada Soup

September 18, 2019 | No Comments

Here at Sunshine and Rollercoasters we love providing your with healthy and delicious recipes that are quick and easy to prepare. This Keto Chicken Enchilada Soup is a prime example of just that. It’s absolutely delicious and makes your forget that you are on a diet. Cut some low carb tortillas into thin strips and […]

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Can an Au Pair truly be an affordable childcare option?

September 18, 2019 | No Comments

Can an Au Pair truly be an affordable childcare option? The answer is a resounding YES! With 3 kids under the age of 8 and and the possibility of adding a 4th, I spend a fortune on daycare. With just 3 kids, I’m spending $270 a week – it’s actually more than I spend on […]

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Could Stress Be Damaging Your Health?

September 16, 2019 | No Comments

Stress just seems like a normal part of our daily lives for a lot of us. When you are trying to juggle a busy work life with a family, you’re going to get stressed, but it’s important that you don’t just accept it. We all feel stressed out from time to time, but if you’re […]

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The 6 Creepiest Places to Visit in the United States

September 15, 2019 | 2 Comments

The 6 Creepiest Places to Visit in the United States Whether you’re looking for a creepy place to visit in the United States for Halloween or sometime during the year, this list of the 6 creepiest places to visit in the United States will give some places to choose from. It’s interesting just how many […]

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Why It Might Be Time To Face The Past

September 13, 2019 | No Comments

Dealing with the past can be a difficult thing, you can think you’ve moved on, and then one day a memory pops up out of the blue, or you see something or someone or even smell a smell that evokes a memory – good or bad. Sadly if it’s a bad memory, it can take […]

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8 Ways to Celebrate the Friday the 13th and the Full Moon

September 13, 2019 | No Comments

This year we have a Friday the 13th with a full moon! This only happens once every 20 years or so so that sounds pretty lucky if you ask me.  800 million dollars are lost from the economy each Friday the 13th as superstitious people stay home. With so many people staying at home that […]

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