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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

$250 Shark Week Cash Giveaway Event — Easy Entry

July 5, 2018 | 1 Comment

Win big during our $250 Shark Week Cash giveaway event! You have the option of choosing between $250 PayPal Cash OR a Gift Card of choice! This event was organized by The Kids Did It & The Mommy Island and sponsored by JAWSOME bloggers, authors, and Etsy shop owners! Dive right in and swim with […]

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Heath Bar Poke Cake

July 4, 2018 | No Comments

Ingredients: 1 box of German Chocolate Cake Mix (and ingredients needed) 1 small jar of Caramel Ice Cream Topping 1 small jar of Hot Fudge Ice Cream Topping 3 Heath Bars (crushed) 1 large tub of Cool Whip Preheat oven according to box instructions and prepare German Chocolate cake batter. Pour batter into 9 x 13 […]

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Beach Sensory Bin – Fun Sensory Play For Everyone

July 3, 2018 | No Comments

What is a sensory bin?  A sensory bin is a simple container filled with a preferred filler that kids can use for sensory play.  Our favorite fillers include play sand, birdseed, rice and water!   The container should be large enough to let your child explore without moving the filler out of the container.  A […]

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Keto Almond Butter Fat Bomb Recipe

July 3, 2018 | 1 Comment

Keto Almond Butter Fat Bombs Yields:  15 servings Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 0 minutes | Total Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup almond butter, creamy and natural ½ cup coconut flour Stevia to taste (may substitute with 2 tablespoons honey or maple syrup for non-keto options) Directions: Place a piece of wax […]

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Your Gene Matters When It Comes To Adverse Drug Related Reactions- Learn What Drugs Work For You

July 3, 2018 | No Comments

miGene™ is based on pharmacogenetics-the study of how genetic makeup affects a person’s response to medicine. As a leader in Personalized Medicine, PanaceaPGX offers a wide range of testing solutions to help both the patient and physician determine which is the right drug and the right dose for you. miGene™ is the cornerstone of personalized medicine. […]

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Considering The Keto Diet? 3 Things You Need To Know

July 3, 2018 | 1 Comment

Over recent years, the ketogenic diet (which is often just called “keto”) has become incredibly popular. However, despite its popularity, many people still struggle to understand the actual fundamentals of what keto means, what its benefits are, and why it has proven to be such a reliable choice for hundreds of thousands of people across […]

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Hugely Helpful Healthy Hacks to Help Improve Your Well-Being

July 2, 2018 | No Comments

Hugely Helpful Healthy Hacks to Help Improve Your Well-Being Improving your well-being and boosting your health is so important, and you have to make sure you are focused on self-care in your daily life. You’ve got to do as much as possible to look after yourself and do what you need to do to stay […]

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Throwing A Baby Shower To Remember

June 29, 2018 | No Comments

Are you an expecting parent? Maybe you’re halfway through a pregnancy and you’re just settling properly into the idea of being a mother or father one day. But before that day comes, make sure you take the time right now to celebrate the upcoming arrival, and your own experience with approaching parenthood; you deserve it! […]

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Handy and Healthy Hacks To Make Your Family Feel Full of Life Again

June 26, 2018 | No Comments

With the summer holidays approaching you know it is your job to make sure the kids are happy and entertained. When the sun is shining there is nothing better than watching the little ones play outside and build friendships with each other. Not only are you on the bandwagon to getting healthy but you are […]

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Lifestyle Changes You Should Make When You Hit 40

June 25, 2018 | 1 Comment

If you have just hit 40, you might be thinking that it is the end of the word. If, however, you talk to some people who have passed this stage in their lives, they might tell you that life is just about to start. You have the experience to make better and more responsible decisions […]

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