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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

The Real Intelligence Of The Healthy Person

June 4, 2018 | No Comments

Making the decision to stay your healthiest self is an intelligent choice. We likely needn’t explain to you why this is. However, as you do get fit (which you can do by reading some of our articles here,) you will likely notice that the parameters of your health begin to change. One of these parameters […]

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Get The Cutest Wardrobe For Your Newborn

June 1, 2018 | No Comments

  Are you all ready for your bundle of joy to arrive? One of the things that nesting parents love to do the most is buy plenty of baby clothes so that their newborn has plenty to wear once they get here. If you’re a brand new parent, you might be scratching your head and […]

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How I stay Healthy Not Hangry With Ensure Max Protein

June 1, 2018 | 1 Comment

This post is sponsored by Abbott, the makers of Ensure Max Protein. As most of you know, I’ve been following a low carb diet for a while now. One of the things that I’ve missed most is the taste of chocolate, so when I found out that Ensure Max Protein comes in a delicious milk […]

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Healthy Weight Loss Done Naturally

May 27, 2018 | 23 Comments

As we go through life, we all find that there are various strains and stresses put on us for a whole range of reasons. We all react differently when life gets tough, but for some of us, it can often lead to gaining weight. Of course, stress isn’t the only cause of fluctuations in our […]

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Tips for Maintaing Good Relations With Your Parents Throughout Life

May 23, 2018 | 1 Comment

As you get older and reach middle age, the relationships you have with your parents and parents-in-law inevitably change. You have to be willing to accept that fact if you’re going to maintain the best and most healthy relationships with your parents. There is no point trying to carry on as if things are the […]

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4 Ways To Help You Beat Anxiety Right Now

May 22, 2018 | 1 Comment

In the busy lives that we lead, we can often get a little caught up in our ‘to do’ lists and all of the things that we need to get done. But if we don’t find time for ourselves, our wellbeing and overall health can really suffer. In particular, one thing that you might be […]

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13 Types of Self Sabotage and How to Stop Them

May 22, 2018 | 1 Comment

When we reach a certain age, some of our habits become hard to change. If they are helping us achieve our goals, it is all fine. However, some of us are guilty of self-sabotage actions that we do regularly to hinder our chance for success and self-love. If you have been struggling to overcome difficulties […]

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Tired Of Being Tired? 4 Simple Strategies To Banish Insomnia Forever

May 22, 2018 | No Comments

Everyone has found themselves wide awake at 3 am in the morning. It’s still pitch black outside, the birds haven’t sprung into their morning chorus yet, and everyone else in your household is enjoying their trip to the Land of Nod. So why is it that you find yourself tossing and turning, fidgeting in your […]

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Refresh Your Shower Routine With Softsoap Pure Zen and Hydra Bliss

May 21, 2018 | No Comments

I recently had the opportunity to try out the Softsoap Pure Zen and Softsoap Hydra Bliss Body Wash.  Living in Florida, my skin tends to get overly dry so  Hydra Bliss’s new hydrating formula seemed like the perfect fit.  Softsoap Hydra Bliss helps retain my skin’s natural moisture while the soothing aromas of Pure Zen […]

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More Than Mornings: What Can Coffee Do For You?

May 21, 2018 | 1 Comment

  The natural world is an amazing thing. Producing an array of interesting animals and plants, from those the size of buildings to examples which you can barely even see, and they all have their own stories. Some are much more versatile than others, though, offering true benefits to humans without asking for anything in […]

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