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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

Grandbox makes a great gift for your older loved ones

November 17, 2017 | No Comments

GrandBox is the perfect gift for your older loved ones. Just order online and it is delivered to their door and full of great goodies. I had one sent to my parents and they were so excited to receive it.   GrandBox is a monthly subscription box curated specifically for seniors 65 and up. Each box […]

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Stetson Mansion Christmas Spectacular 2017

November 14, 2017 | No Comments

I was able to go to a media preview for the Stetson Mansion Christmas Spectacular, and I must tell you that I was blown away. JT comes up with some of the most amazing and innovative designs. There are several reasons why I kove this tour starting with the fact that JT makes excellent strides […]

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Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas Part 2

November 12, 2017 | No Comments

Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas is in full swing and my channel hasn’t hardly moved since it began. I hope you are are this great list of Christmas favorites and finding some new ones from the list of 18 new movies. Hallmark Channel’s Countdown To Christmas Part 1 can be found here. Hallmark Channel’s Countdown […]

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Stetson Mansion Christmas Spectacular Tours Begin November 15th

November 12, 2017 | No Comments

Each year, thousands of visitors travel to DeLand, Florida for the Stetson Mansion Christmas Spectacular. The Stetson Mansion is a beautiful mansion that was built in 1886 for famed hatmaker John B. Stetson, the founder of the Stetson Hat Company.  In 2005, it was purchased by JT Thompson and Michael Solari, who completed a full […]

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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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