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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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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

Surgery scheduled for next week

September 25, 2017 | 21 Comments

My surgery date is quickly approaching and I’m nervous with anticipation, but also excited to get it done because it means that I won’t have the pain that I’ve been feeling for the last few months. I am expecting to be out of work between 2 and 3 weeks, so during that time I will […]

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Pumpkin Patches & Wins Giveaway ~ Win a $15 Amazon Gift Card or Paypal Cash

September 22, 2017 | 18 Comments

We are so excited to bring you another great Giveaway Hop. Again, we are offering the option of an Amazon Gift Card or Paypal Cash ($15 Value). It’s a great opportunity to stock up for some early Christmas shopping or buy a Halloween costume for your little. Entry-Form ` Welcome to the Pumpkin Patches & […]

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12 reasons that you need to try this amazing whitening toothpaste

September 19, 2017 | 27 Comments

Check out the 12 reasons that you need to try this amazing whitening toothpaste!   If you didn’t see my last post, I was just introduced to the best whitening toothpaste. Many of you commented and have already placed your order. For those that are still sitting on the fence, this is your chance to get […]

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Fall Twitter Giveaway – Win $100 in Paypal Cash or an Amazon Gift Card

September 19, 2017 | 1 Comment

Fall is one of my favorite times of year. The cooler weather, fall festivals, ghouls and goblins, I love it all. To celebrate, I’ve partnered with 9 other bloggers to bring you a Twitter Follow Giveaway. See below for details on how to enter. How to enter: There are 10 Twitter accounts. Follow one or […]

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Pixar’s Coco coming to theatres on November 22nd

September 18, 2017 | 8 Comments

I’m so excited about the premiere of Pixar’s Coco, it’s the cute story of Miguel’s journey to discover the mystery of his family history. I love that the movie celebrates the diverse cultures of our world today and embraces and celebrates the colorful Hispanic culture. ABOUT THE MOVIE Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on […]

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Nine Super-Useful Tips to Help Make Your Kid’s Birthday Party Low-Key Low-Carb

September 17, 2017 | 47 Comments

Nine Super-Useful Tips to Help Make Your Kid’s Birthday Party Low-Key Low-Carb Kids. Love. Carbs. If you’ve ever tried to onboard your family to a low-carb plan after eating a more traditional Western diet, you already know that just about every meal that is a meal to kids is loaded with carbs. I’ve put together […]

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8 Awesome Birthday Party Ideas for a 1-Year Old

September 8, 2017 | No Comments

This past weekend my foster daughter turned 1, so I decided to throw her a little party and share her special day with some family and friends. I didn’t want to go to crazy because money is tight with my surgery coming up but I still wanted the day to be special and it was […]

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Don’t miss Grandparent’s Day – We’ve got the perfect gift!

September 7, 2017 | No Comments

Send grandma and grandpa a GrandBox. The perfect gift for Grandparent’s Day or just to show them how much they are loved!  Let’s face it, grandparent’s probably have everything they need so get them something that means something rather than something that will just sit in the box collecting dust. GrandBox is a monthly subscription […]

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Hello Autumn Giveaway Hop – Win a $20 Amazon Gift Card or Paypal Cash

September 6, 2017 | 4 Comments

I’ve partnered with Review Wire Media to bring you this fun Hello Autumn Giveaway Hop with tons of great prizes. This prize is for $20 in Paypal Cash or a $20 Amazon Gift Card. If you love cooler nights, bonfires, pumpkin patches and all things fall, then you definitely need to join us for this […]

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Daith Piercings for Migraine Prevention

September 3, 2017 | No Comments

I got my 1st Daith piercing two years ago on my birthday because I had heard that it might aid in the prevention of migraines.  I was skeptical of course, but I went in to it thinking that even if it didn’t work at least I would have a cute piercing.  Fast forward two years, […]

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