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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

Christmas At Gaylord Palms

November 22, 2017 | 3 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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Trailer and Info for Disney’s “A Wrinkle In Time”

November 20, 2017 | No Comments

Disney has just released a trailer for the upcoming movie “A Wrinkle In Time”. It’s an incredible cast and the storyline sounds amazing! Check it out! From visionary director Ava DuVernay comes Disney’s “A Wrinkle in Time,” an epic adventure based on Madeleine L’Engle’s timeless classic which takes audiences across dimensions of time and space, […]

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30% off with Coobie Seamless Bras

November 17, 2017 | No Comments

These Coobie seamless bras look so amazing.  They are ultra comfortable and supportive; perfect for everyday wear.  This versatile one-size fits 32A – 36D, available in 7+ styles and 70+ colors/patterns, with adjustable straps and removable pads!  I love the variety!!  Try one, you’ll love it! PROMOTION: Save 30% on your entire order at www.shopcoobie.com […]

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60% off at Canvas On Demand

November 17, 2017 | No Comments

Canvas On Demand has awesome gifts for everyone on your list! Based in Raleigh, NC, Canvas On Demand has everything you need to get your shopping done early.  I have long admired canvas prints because they are more unique than the standard photo frames.  But, don’t forget Canvas On Demand offers more than just canvas […]

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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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