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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

Travelling With A Baby? Here’s The List Of Things You Don’t Want To Forget!

February 23, 2020 | No Comments

Traveling is one of the little pleasures in life, and if you are super lucky, you get to travel with your whole family to brand new places that you’ve never discovered before. While traveling with the family is a fun time for all, it’s also stressful and busy, and there is a strong possibility you’re […]

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Valentines Day For The Hopeful

February 14, 2020 | No Comments

Valentines Day for us single gals can sometimes be a sad, lonely time. When I was younger, I used to do this day as a way to celebrate friendships with my “Galentines” but as I got older and became a mom I began to think differently about Valentines Day. Now, I choose to celebrate the […]

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Four Reasons Why You Might Be Feeling Unhealthy

February 14, 2020 | No Comments

Feeling unhealthy isn’t something any of us like to feel, and we try our best to avoid feeling like this throughout the year. There are many factors that could be affecting the way we feel, and it’s not always due to a common cold or picking up the flu from work. Here are four reasons […]

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Creepy Eye Sensory Bag

February 13, 2020 | No Comments

My daughter is obsessed by all things “creepy”. She loves Coraline and wants a doll with “creepy eyes”, so I thought this would be a fun way to help her with her hand eye coordination. Supplies: Craft Eyes in assorted colors (find them at dollar tree) Hair Gel Zipper Seal Bags Sharpies Directions: Draw large […]

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Get Glowing, Get Gorgeous – At Any Age

February 11, 2020 | No Comments

No matter where you are in life, it’s natural to want to look and feel your best. Deep down, we all know it’s what on the inside that really counts, but equally there is nothing like the confidence boost that comes from knowing you look like the best version of yourself. True beauty comes from […]

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A Bit Of Mommy And Daddy Time

February 11, 2020 | No Comments

If you think back to the life you once used to have before children, what did it used to be like? We bet you have started to think about the whirlwind your life used to be, and how much of a different whirlwind it is now. Life used to be so busy in such a […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Arthritis In Children

February 6, 2020 | No Comments

We tend to associate arthritis with the elderly, and most people don’t even realize that it is a condition that can affect children as well. While it is true that arthritis is more common in older people, it is still possible for children to develop what is known as juvenile arthritis. The symptoms are the […]

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Talking About Infertility

February 5, 2020 | No Comments

Most relationships, as time goes by, will cover the same types of topics.  Is this the ‘one’? Shall we live together? Marriage? Are we ready for children? … what is wrong with us? Although in an ideal world, everyone will be able to all of the conversations apart from the bottom one, life doesn’t work […]

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5 Tips to Help Your Kids Get More Sleep

February 4, 2020 | No Comments

Kids have a bad habit of sleeping really late. Sometimes they’re glued to their computer screens, and other times they’ve just got too much energy stored up. As a parent, it’s your responsibility to get your kids to bed early so they can have plenty of energy for the next day. So to help you […]

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Preparing for a Successful Prom Dress Shopping Session

February 4, 2020 | No Comments

Shopping for prom dresses can be a stressful experience if you aren’t prepared and leave it the last minute. In fact, one of the most fun parts of the prom experience should be shopping for the dress and making a big deal of the whole process! From sending your friends photos to arranging shopping trips […]

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