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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

Winter Giveaway – Win $140 Paypal Cash or an Amazon Gift Card

December 10, 2017 | No Comments

Welcome to our Winter Giveaway, where you have the chance to win $140 in Paypal Cash or an Amazon Gift Card. It’s that time of year. Cold weather, pink cheeks and the anticipation and excitement of the holidays. With tree lightings, parades, holiday shopping and holiday parties this time of year can really put a […]

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Stretch Island Fruit Snacks are a great option for families on the go

December 5, 2017 | 24 Comments

This post was sponsored by Stretch Island as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. I’m always on the lookout for healthy snacks that my kids will enjoy and are easy to take on the go.  Portability is always something that I have to […]

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Stress Free Holiday Events With Pagoda® Snacks

December 1, 2017 | No Comments

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Pagoda®.The opinions, text, and photos are all mine. One of my favorite things about the holidays is getting together with family and friends. And, what makes a get together with family and friends even more awesome? A variety of fabulous foods for guests to […]

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7 Tips For Finding The Perfect Car For Your Family

November 26, 2017 | 3 Comments

*This is a sponsored post on behalf of 7 Tips For Finding The Perfect Car For Your Family Evaluate Your Needs How many seats do you need Will you be driving on the highway, beach, surface streets, or off-road What safety features are most important for you Do you need large cargo space for […]

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Coconut Snowmen Cupcakes

November 26, 2017 | 1 Comment

These Coconut Snowmen Cupcakes are so delicious and easy to make.   For this one, I just used a store bought cake mix and added the toppings to create the desired look.   Definitely a hit with my little elves. Ingredients – 12 yellow cake cupcakes – white frosting – shredded coconut – Brown M&M […]

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Reindeer Krispies

November 26, 2017 | 1 Comment

The whole time that I’m putting this together, my daughter was asking questions like “What’s that?”, “How do you put the noses on? and making comments like “That’s so cute”, “I like his little ears”. So, needless to say this recipe is super easy but is a huge hit with the kids. My daughter loves […]

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Do body types matter?

November 23, 2017 | No Comments

Do body types matter?   Is there an ideal body type? Is there a way to make yourself look x or y? There’s no simple or perfectly correct answer to these questions. No one person or body looks exactly the same. There are different body types and each person’s body is usually a form of 1-2 […]

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Christmas At Gaylord Palms

November 22, 2017 | 4 Comments

My family and I had the opportunity to go to a media preview for ICE! at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Conference Center. I had been to the one in Nashville and loved it, so I really wanted to share the experience with my kids. My son was so excited and chattered nonstop from our […]

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6 Thanksgiving Traditions to Start This Year

November 22, 2017 | 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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Trailer and Info for Disney Pixar’s Incredibles 2

November 20, 2017 | No Comments

Everyone’s favorite family of superheroes is back in “Incredibles 2” – but this time Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is in the spotlight, leaving Bob (voice of Craig T. Nelson) at home with Violet (voice of Sarah Vowell) and Dash (voice of Huck Milner) to navigate the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life. It’s a tough […]

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