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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

7 Ways That Technology Is Benefiting Healthcare

January 14, 2021 | No Comments

  Quite often you’ll hear that the advancements in technology are bad for your health: social media is damaging for mental health; too much screen time is bad for sleep, bad for development, and can damage your eyes; too much technology is making people lazy and therefore making people obese, and so on and so […]

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Choosing A Hearing Aid? Here’s What To Know

January 13, 2021 | No Comments

Of the rather small range of only five senses available to us, many tend to define the sense of hearing as one of the most important, and rightly so. The sense of hearing is a major sense in our day-to-day conduct in the world in which we live through. As we get older, we are […]

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Feeling Low? It Could Be Seasonal Affective Disorder

January 12, 2021 | No Comments

  As winter rolls around every year, you might be waiting for your usual hit of depression to kick in. It’s no coincidence that the weather has such a dramatic impact on your mood and well being. Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression that is linked to the limited exposure to sunlight that […]

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Living Well with Chronic Illness

January 12, 2021 | No Comments

  Being diagnosed with a chronic illness can be a dispiriting experience, particularly as it can take some time to actually receive a medical diagnosis for long-term issues. Although a diagnosis can give you more insight into your condition, knowing that there isn’t a quick fix to your illness can leave you feeling dejected and […]

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Why Handmade Jewellery Makes The Best Valentine’s Day Gifts

January 11, 2021 | No Comments

Valentine’s Day has always been a special occasion for romantic couples and choosing the right gift can be more than a little challenging. What do you get for someone who seems to have everything? The answer is simple; have a piece of jewellery handmade by an expert, or select something from a handmade jewellery online […]

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Try These 3 Tips to Start 2021 on a High Note

January 7, 2021 | No Comments

The New Year is upon us again, and  huge numbers of people all over the world are cautiously looking forward to the possibility of turning over a new leaf, and are hoping to move past the general mayhem, uncertainty, and challenges of 2020. While New Year’s resolutions are a very common annual practice, they don’t […]

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12 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Bringing a Dog Into the Family

January 7, 2021 | No Comments

Bringing a dog into your family is a huge commitment that needs a lot of consideration. In this post, we’ll be covering some important questions to ask yourself before you decide to bring a dog into the family. This will help ensure that you’re making the right decision and that you’re not rushing into this […]

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Simple Ways To Keep Your Brain Sharp at Any Age

January 6, 2021 | No Comments

Keeping your brain sharp and healthy is important at all stages in life. One of the best ways to do this is to simply use your brain more, but that’s often easier said than done. In reality, you’ll need to think about how you can test your brain and challenge yourself throughout the day without […]

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4 Swaps For Better Mental And Physical Health

January 4, 2021 | No Comments

The start of the new year is the official time many people are setting new resolutions they hope they’ll stick to. But most of us set ourselves up to fail from the offset by setting out goals too high or making too many to follow.  With that in mind, making small mindful changes here and […]

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2021 Blog/Vlog Goals

January 2, 2021 | No Comments

Hey everyone! 2021 is finally here and I want to fill you all in on my blog/vlog goals for the upcoming year. As you may or may not, I have a small Youtube Channel for Sunshine and Rollercoasters but I have also created one for my kids at their request. They watch youtube all the […]

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