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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

“Find The Force” with this Augmented Reality Event starting Sept 1st

August 26, 2017 | 12 Comments

Star Wars Fans Invited to “Find the Force” As Unprecedented Augmented Reality Event Sweeps the Globe for “Force Friday II”   Fans to reveal a new The Last Jedi character via social media New product line for Star Wars: The Last Jedi launches globally at 12:01 AM September 1 More than 20,000 retail locations worldwide will […]

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Channel your STEM Superpower for a chance to win a trip to the premiere of Thor: Ragnarok

August 26, 2017 | No Comments

MARVEL STUDIOS’ THOR: RAGNAROK SUPERPOWER OF STEM CHALLENGE   Calling on Girls ages 15-18 (Grades 10-12) to Channel Their Superpowers of STEM for Good and Get a Chance to Win a Trip to the Premiere of Marvel Studios’ THOR: RAGNAROK and a Mentorship presented by Disney, Marvel Studios, Dolby Laboratories and Synchrony Bank   Link […]

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Top 10 Items Needed For Hysterectomy Post/Recovery

August 20, 2017 | No Comments

Last week, I went for a follow-up regarding the female problems that I had in June.    After years of PCOS, I ended up in the hospital for almost a week with a terrible infection.  My doctor has decided that I need to have a hysterectomy sooner rather than later, so I am scheduled for October […]

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Back To School 2017

August 17, 2017 | No Comments

This was a big week for us! My big girl started Kindergarten on Tuesday and my little man started VPK on Monday. It was so fun getting them up and ready for school, back packs on, new shoes and clothes and then seeing the excitement on their faces for all of the adventures ahead. For […]

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Easy Barbecue Chicken Pizza

August 12, 2017 | No Comments

This is a great tasting and super easy recipe for BBQ chicken pizza. One of my favorite pizza places closed up last year and I always loved getting this, so I decided to come up with something on my own. 1 pre-made pizza crust 1/2 cup shredded chicken 1/2 cup shredded pepper jack cheese 1cup […]

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Chicken Enchilada Casserole

August 10, 2017 | 12 Comments

This 6 ingredient chicken casserole is super easy to prepare and is a favorite with the kids. Layer in a round casserole dish: 1 pound skinless boneless chicken breasts or one large can of chicken breast 1/2 jar of your favorite salsa 1/2 can of black beans 1 cup monterey jack cheese or “fiesta” cheese […]

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Pancakes and a wildlife park

August 5, 2017 | No Comments

Last weekend we decided to do a family fun day because we hadn’t had one in awhile.  I knew my parents were leaving so I wanted to do something that they would enjoy as well.  I decided on a visit to The Old Spanish SugarMill in DeLeon Springs State Park and then stop by Smooth […]

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Giveaway: Enter to win 2 sets of Empyrean Bedding Ends 8/18

August 4, 2017 | No Comments

Welcome to the Empyrean Bedding Giveaway Hosted by: MamatheFox Co-Hosted by: Sonya’s Happenings, Love, Mrs. Mommy & FROG Reviews and Ramblings For this exciting giveaway you have the chance to win (2) set of Empyrean Bedding Sheet Sets!     Entry-Form MamatheFox and all participating blogs are not held responsible for sponsors who fail to […]

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Jam Cake

Jam Cake Recipe – An Old Family Favorite

August 1, 2017 | No Comments

Some of my favorite memories of my childhood revolved around the dining room table at my granny’s house where she would serve warm jam cake and sweet iced tea. It was pure deliciousness!! My mom and aunt took over after my grandma passed and it continues to be one of my all-time favorite desserts. Jam […]

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Win a Family 4-Pack of Tickets for the Florida Kids and Family Expo in Orlando Ends 8/6

July 30, 2017 | 1 Comment

SunshineandRollerCoasters.com is giving away a Family 4-pack of tickets for the upcoming Florida Kids and Family Expo on August 19-20.   The Florida Kids and Family Expo was started in 2014 to help families find products, services, schools, businesses and organizations to help their family thrive in Central Florida. This event is to provide a heavy […]

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