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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

Oh! The Places You’ll Go! $250 Cash Giveaway Event

September 1, 2018 | 2 Comments

Are you ready to win big during our Oh! The Places You’ll Go! $250 Cash giveaway event celebrating back to school? You have the option of choosing between $250 PayPal Cash OR a Gift Card of choice! This event was organized by The Kids Did It & The Mommy Island and sponsored by fabulous bloggers, […]

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1st Day of School Giveaway Hop

August 27, 2018 | No Comments

I’m participating in a fun giveaway hop celebrating the 1st Day of School. There are some great prizes and entry is easy. Giveaway ends at midnight on 9/10. My kids recently headed back to school, but I know there are some kids that still a little later. Learning doesn’t end at school, sometimes we need […]

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Tips For Improving your Child’s Reading Skills plus OREO Bookworm Recipe

August 24, 2018 | No Comments

Tips For Improving your Child’s Reading Skills Parents have a huge impact on how well their child reads or not. While every child is different in their ability and interest to read, these tips for improving your child’s reading skills will help any child. I hope that you’ll use these tips with your child and […]

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13 Haunting Halloween Decorations to DIY

August 23, 2018 | No Comments

Do you love Halloween? I love Halloween and decorating for it is one of the highlights of my year. The kids love all of the “spooky” decorations and it’s just so much fun! Here are 13 Haunting Halloween Decorations to DIY. DIY Halloween Movie Yard Sign by Birds and Soap Black Leaf Halloween Wreath by Jest Cafe […]

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Know an 8th Grader? Have them enter to win a European River Cruise from AAA South

August 23, 2018 | No Comments

READY FOR AN ADVENTURE?   Enter for a Chance to Join the Discovery Crew The Discovery Crew’s river cruise through the Netherlands and Belgium will be an experience of a lifetime—an opportunity to learn first-hand about art, customs, culture, history and local foods alongside 59 other students. YOUR ITINERARY: Each winner will be provided a cabin […]

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Win a $500 Marathon Gift Card

August 23, 2018 | No Comments

  Enter Today and Every Day For Your Chance to Win a $500 Marathon Gift Card!  Click here to enter.

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If Worst Comes to Worst, Could Your Family Survive in Your Home for 30 Days?

August 1, 2018 | 1 Comment

Survival planning isn’t exactly the first thing we have on our minds, but it really should be considering how much of an advantage it gives us in the event that a natural disaster strikes or some kind of shortage occurs. For instance, what do we do if the electricity goes out due to a natural […]

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What You Need to Know About Keto and Type 2 Diabetes

August 1, 2018 | 2 Comments

  Type 2 diabetes is often referred to as adult diabetes as it tends to occur in later life as organs of the body become less efficient. Unlike type 1 diabetes, it is treatable by diet alone, although some sufferers do have to take medication and insulin if it gets worse. It is caused because […]

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20 Easy School Lunch Ideas

July 27, 2018 | No Comments

While school may have already started back for some of you, we are planning to go back in mid-August. Not only am I buying school supplies and uniforms, but I’m also meal planning for school lunches. My kids like pb&j and Lunchables sometimes, but they like a little variety. If your kids are the same, […]

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3 Ways To Help Your Child Concentrate At School

July 27, 2018 | No Comments

Your child’s education is so important because it will open up so many opportunities for them in later life. If they don’t do well in school, they might struggle with finding jobs and living on their own when they get older. That’s why you need to do everything that you can to make sure they’re […]

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