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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

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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3 Health Problems Your Child Is Likely To Have

July 27, 2018 | No Comments

Every parent spends most of their time worrying about their kids health and trying to do whatever they can to make sure they don’t get sick. There are some things that you can do to reduce the chance of them getting ill, but the truth is, it’s going to happen at some point. Your children […]

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Strawberry Jello Cake

July 25, 2018 | No Comments

This Strawberry Jello Cake is so easy to make and is so delicious. It’s the perfect treat for a hot day!! Ingredients: 1 package of Yellow Cake Mix 1 regular size Strawberry Jello Mix 4 eggs (lightly beaten) 1 cup of Vegetable Oil 1/2 a cup of Strawberry Juice ( I found canned strawberries in […]

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Low Carb Mexican Casserole

July 25, 2018 | No Comments

It’s no secret, I love Mexican Food. It’s probably my favorite. I crave it all the time so when I’m dieting it is a huge part of my diet regimen. This Low Carb Mexican Casserole is the perfect for any low carb/keto lifestyle. 12 oz frozen riced cauliflower, cooked according to package directions 1 lb […]

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Disney’s Toy Story Land at Hollywood Studios is Truly A Kids Dream

July 24, 2018 | 1 Comment

Last week we were invited to a Media Day event for Disney’s new Toy Story Land at Hollywood Studios. We had so much fun!! We met family members who had come in from Indiana and were staying at one of the nearby Disney Resorts. The kids and I had never been to Hollywood Studios, so […]

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Postpartum: The Complete Guide To Healthy Babies & Healthy Mamas

July 24, 2018 | 1 Comment

Wow, you’ve just done one of the most amazing things you can, brought a new life into this world! Of course, your priority is to ensure that both you and your little one thrive in the time after birth. A topic you can find out all about in the post below. Healthy Baby – feeding […]

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5 Reasons You Should Do Disney After Hours

July 24, 2018 | No Comments

I recently had the opportunity to check out Disney After Hours and this is what I found. I enjoyed it for a number of reasons, but these are the reasons why I think you should DO Disney After Hours. Enjoy more Disney magic in less time… Disney After Hours gives a limited number of Guests—including […]

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Everything You Need to Know to Do Keto Without Cooking

July 16, 2018 | 6 Comments

Do you hate to cook? If you’d rather do almost anything than spend a lot time stuck in the kitchen, you’ll be thrilled to know there are ways to be successful on keto without cooking. Today I’m going to share some hacks that will keep you on the keto path without spending hours in front […]

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Protect Your Health and Be Antibiotics Aware With These Tips

July 15, 2018 | 6 Comments

This is a post prepared under a contract funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and written on behalf of the Mom It Forward Influencer Network for use in CDC’s Be Antibiotics Aware educational effort. Opinions on this blog are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of CDC. Did […]

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