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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

Keto Fish Taco Recipe

March 27, 2019 | No Comments

I’ve mentioned several times before that Mexican Food or any variation thereof is my kryptonite. For me, a diet doesn’t seem like so much of a diet if I can have the things that I love. And, I love TACOS! Fish tacos are a great way to keep the flavor of Mexican food but still […]

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Bringing A New Child Into Your Family

March 21, 2019 | No Comments

There are a number of ways that you can bring a new child into your family. It is always going to be an exciting and stressful time for everyone involved, but the excitement should always outweigh any other emotion that you or your family are feeling. As this is the case, we have written an […]

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Easter Bunny Sprinkle Sugar Cookies

March 21, 2019 | No Comments

When I was a kid, I loved granny’s sugar cookie recipe.  My mom would make the cookies each holiday and half the fun was decorating them.  This recipe is a little different, but it’s super easy and fun to make.  So easy in fact, that the kids can help you with the entire process. Easter […]

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Tips To Find A Reputable Electrician

March 20, 2019 | No Comments

This is a sponsored post.  All tips are 100% my own. Finding an electrician can be tricky, especially if you moved to a new area and don’t really know where to start or how to go about doing so. Hopefully these tips and tricks can help you find you the perfect one ( spoiler, there’s […]

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Coping with Health Anxiety

March 18, 2019 | No Comments

Health anxiety or hypochondria is more common than you might imagine. It ranges in severity from those that worry about getting ill, or the health of their families and take many precautions to keep everyone well, to those that can do little else other than worry. Those with severe health anxiety can find that their […]

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Separation Anxiety: The Root Cause Of Your Child’s Doctor Fears

March 18, 2019 | No Comments

Going to the doctor can be an ordeal for children. Yes, there’s the fear of the unknown, but doctors are also people who come in between the parent-child bond, which can lead to intense feelings of anxiety in the child.   When I first got my children through foster care, my daughter was seeing a physician […]

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30th Spring Daytona Turkey Run 3/22-2/24 — Daytona International Speedway

March 15, 2019 | No Comments

Get ready for the 30th Annual  Spring Daytona Turkey Run. March 22-24, 2019 Show admission: $10/day Friday.- Sat,   $5 Sunday. Children under 11 are Free! SHOW HOURS: Friday & Saturday 8:00AM to 4:00PM. Sunday 8:00AM to 2:00PM A FAMILY EVENT HELD IN THE INFIELD OF THE DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY The 30th Spring Daytona Turkey Run presented by […]

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28 Fun St. Patty’s Day Activities + Free St. Patrick’s Day Printable

March 12, 2019 | No Comments

There are just a few more days until Saint Patricks Day, so take this time to do some fun activities with your children.  We’ve got coloring and activity pages, sensory activities, and fun crafts.  Truly something for everyone. 1.  http://sunshineandrollercoasters.com/shamrock-slow-falling-busy-bottle-great-sensory-play/ 2.  https://mamalikesthis.com/free-printable-st-patricks-day-word-search/ 3.  https://www.ohsosavvymom.com/2017/02/st-patricks-day-window-clings-craft/ 4.  https://www.ohsosavvymom.com/2018/03/handprint-rainbow-craft/ 5.  https://crayonsandcravings.com/leprechaun-craft/ 6.  https://crayonsandcravings.com/leprechaun-mason-jar/ 7.  https://www.thebestideasforkids.com/leprechaun-craft/ 8.  https://www.messylittlemonster.com/2019/02/bubble-wrap-shamrock-craft-template.html 9.  […]

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Keto Caprese Stuffed Burgers

February 18, 2019 | No Comments

Keto can get boring if you don’t experiment with recipes, so I put some of my favorite things together to make these Keto Caprese Stuffed Burgers. Serves 5 Ingredients: ● 2 lb. Ground beef ● 1 tbsp. Olive oil ● Salt and pepper to taste ● 1 tsp. Garlic powder ● 1 tbsp. Balsamic vinegar ● […]

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Surefire Ways To Strengthen Your Heart

February 8, 2019 | No Comments

Our heart is one of the most important organs in the whole body. It’s role in our body is to help pump blood around to all of our cells, transporting oxygen to help them function the best they can. During our lifetime our heart can go through a lot of stress and it has to […]

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