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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

“You Rock” Valentine Gift – Perfect for class Valentines

January 13, 2018 | No Comments

“You Rock” Valentine Craft – Makes the perfect class gift for Valentines Day “Rocking” is big here in Central Florida, so I thought this was a super fun and easy craft to do with the kids that could also be used as a great gift for the kids in their classes.  One of the best […]

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11 Ways To Enjoy FREE Family Fun

January 11, 2018 | 7 Comments

Spending time together as a family has become increasingly difficult. Not only are we so much more busy than we’ve ever been as a human race, we are also addicted to devices. When we decide to spend time together, we can feel the need to go big or stay home. The expense further discourages our […]

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10 Product Recalls That You Should Know About

January 10, 2018 | 14 Comments

Products & foods are frequently recalled for a variety of reasons. It could be that injuries or illnesses have been reported by consumers, or that the United States government has found a defect or some misrepresentation on the part of the manufacturer. Whatever the reason, the company has to make it right with consumers. Sometimes […]

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All I Want For Christmas…

December 23, 2017 | 14 Comments

As I sit here thinking about the joy of the season, I can’t help but think about the number of families that are brought together through foster care and adoption.  6 years ago, I was beginning the licensing process with the hopes of finding a little love to adopt through foster care.  I know, I […]

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Safe and effective options to help you conceive with StorkOTC

December 20, 2017 | No Comments

This is a sponsored conversation from Mums the Word Network and The Stork OTC. All opinions are my own. As many of you know, when I turned 40 I began to have this indescribable feeling that I was missing out on one of the greatest gifts of all so I decided to do something about. […]

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4K Likes Giveaway

December 17, 2017 | 2 Comments

Hello and thank you for liking my facebook page.  It’s been a journey, but I’ve finally reached my short term goal of 4K likes.  As a thank you reward, I’ve got a giveaway for you.  Win this super cute Stormtroopers Mr. Potato Head by Playskool in celebration of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.  Note: this […]

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Santa Hat Mini Cupcakes

December 16, 2017 | 7 Comments

These are such a fun and easy recipe to make! You could do them as brownie bites or chocolate cupcakes as we did in the recipe below. They are sure to be a big hit with the little ones and what’s better than chocolate and strawberries! Ingredients – 12 mini chocolate cupcakes – white frosting […]

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Snowman Christmas Tree Ornament Craft

December 16, 2017 | No Comments

This is a great craft to make with the kids. Super cute and easy enough for them to help out. I love how this looks on the tree!! Most of the items can be picked up at your local craft store or purchased on Amazon.com. Materials Needed: ● 3 Small wooden blocks ● White, black […]

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FREE Christmas Planner

December 10, 2017 | 2 Comments

Download this Christmas Planner today to help you with everything from budgeting, Christmas prep and gift lists.  It’s a great tool to help you stay organized during the busiest time of year. Christmas Planner

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Baby Sleeps On A Cloud of Air With Newton Baby

December 10, 2017 | 11 Comments

Last month, we received a Newton Crib Mattress for review.  The mattress was shipped via UPS and arrived at our door exactly as described online.  When we opened it up, I was thrilled to find out how soft it is. The mattress is designed with baby’s health safety, and comfort in mind so the innovative […]

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