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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

Looking After Elderly Parents: Can They Live With You?

November 19, 2019 | No Comments

While it may sound idyllic to have your elderly parents live with you, in reality the situation can be very different. If your parents are becoming more reluctant to leave their house, they are struggling a little more with their independence and they have more aches and niggles than they used to, you will need […]

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5 Things To Know As A New Mother

November 11, 2019 | No Comments

As a new mother, it’s more than likely that you’ll be pretty nervous. What are you supposed to do when this is your first child, and can any book or parenting blog really tell you how to smash motherhood out of the park? Of course, it’s a completely different experience for every new mother, and […]

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6 Thanksgiving Traditions to Start This Year

November 10, 2019 | No Comments

  Are you looking for a new tradition to start with your family this Thanksgiving? Here are 6 Thanksgiving traditions to start this year. Choose one or two or all of these ideas to start implementing with your crew to celebrate the togetherness, gratitude, and giving spirit of the holidays. Gratitude Jar Start the first […]

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Glycerin Ice Cream Soap ~ Fun Craft for Teens or Tweens ~ Makes Great Gifts

November 9, 2019 | No Comments

*This post contains affiliate ads for items that will facilitate this craft.  All items purchased using my link will result in a small commission for the blog. These glycerin soaps are a fun craft to make with any teen or tween and they make great gifts.  We used ice cream erasers, but you can use […]

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Mermaid Tail Soaps ~ Great Gift Idea

November 9, 2019 | No Comments

*This post contains affiliate ads for items that will facilitate this craft.  All items purchased using my link will result in a small commission for the blog. These mermaid tail soaps would make a fun craft for you to do with your teen or tween daughters and it makes a great gift for her friends, […]

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Gingerbread Cupcakes

November 6, 2019 | No Comments

We love doing gingerbread houses, but I found them to be too difficult for the littles so last year we decided to do gingerbread cookies instead.  Now, they each get to decorate their own gingerbread men and either decide to eat it alone or add it to a cupcake.  They love them!! Gingerbread cupcakes Gingerbread […]

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How To Be A Safer Driver

November 5, 2019 | No Comments

Being a safe driver should be a priority for any driver. If you can drive more safely, you not only keep you, any passengers and other road users safe, but you’re less likely to be involved in any accident. This can help bring down the cost of your car insurance, saving you some money too.  […]

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Habits That Will Improve Your Health

November 4, 2019 | No Comments

Being in poor health will make it difficult for you to function to the best of your ability each day. Be glad to know there are certain habits you can put into place that will help you to improve your wellbeing so that you can experience more overall success and brighter days ahead. Avoid worrying […]

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Home Upgrades Worth Considering

November 4, 2019 | No Comments

You spend a lot of time in your home and want it to be cozy, comfortable, and stylish. You may look around one day and realize that it’s a bit outdated because you haven’t made many enhancements or improvements to it in recent years. All you may need is some ideas of what you can […]

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What are the Best Degrees to Study in 2020?

November 4, 2019 | No Comments

When deciding which degree to study, the array of choices can sometimes be overwhelming. There are subjects available in college which you may have never studied, and so it can be difficult knowing if the course on offer is for you. The best advice is to keep your options as open as possible and to […]

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