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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

15+ Crafts To Make For Valentine’s Day

January 27, 2020 | No Comments

I’ve had a lot of extra time on my hands lately, so I’ve been bitten by the crafting bug. While searching for fun Valentines ideas, I ran across these 15+ fun crafts that you can make for Valentines Day. Which are your favorites? I love the candy heart crafts and the stamped tees. Eraser Stamped […]

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Ways To Get Five Minutes Peace As A Parent

January 27, 2020 | No Comments

I truly love my children, and love being around them.   As a parent, it is our responsibility to make sure that they get everything they need, and take care of them every single day. But this can be quite a tiring task, when we get to the end of the day with no time for […]

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Can Toys Help Children To Learn?

January 23, 2020 | No Comments

Young children are developing all the time. They’re learning social skills, cognitive function, motor skills and of course are learning academic things at school. They’re learning at home as well as at school, and as a parent, you can help them to learn without realizing they’re learning. Educational toys and games have improved a lot […]

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13+ Incredible Ikea Hacks

January 22, 2020 | No Comments

I love IKEA! There I said it! I love walking thru and checking out the different rooms, sitting on the furniture (I found my dream chair the last time I was there). I love that they have a playroom for my kids, because shopping with 4 kids can be a nightmare. 🙂 And, the quality […]

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SeaWorld Orlando’s Seven Seas Food Festival run February 7th – May 5th

January 22, 2020 | No Comments

We are so excited to bring you this information from SeaWorld Orlando…. SeaWorld Orlando’s Seven Seas Food Festival is back for another year to give guests the delicious opportunity to taste their way around the world of international street food traditions. The Seven Seas Food Festival will run from February 7 through May 5 (NEW […]

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Great Stress Relievers To Try Out

January 16, 2020 | No Comments

Challenges big and small can raise our stress levels. And while you don’t always have total control of the situations around you. You can implement things to reduce stress levels over time. Stress can have an impact on all other areas of your life, and if not handled or treated, it can become chronic. Chronic […]

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15 Tasty Egg Roll Rolls for Your Chinese New Year Celebration

January 16, 2020 | No Comments

Do you celebrate Chinese New Year?  This year, it will be on January 25th and is the “Year of the Rat”.  Preparations for the new year begin on January 17th, 2020, and last until New Years Eve. A wonderful way for families to learn about other cultures is by celebrating significant holidays from around the […]

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Top 12 Homeschool Science Mistakes – and How to Avoid Them

January 16, 2020 | No Comments

This post is sponsored by College Prep Science. Copyright 2020 by Greg Landry.   I have a lot of homeschool families who are friends and I thought this was so helpful for anyone who might be considering it.  I love learning tips because I always feel like there might be something of help for kids […]

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How Healthcare Is Changing For The Better

January 14, 2020 | No Comments

We all know that there are problems in the current healthcare system. It’s expensive, and some people don’t have any access to the treatment that they need at all.  Changes in working practices and technology, however, are moving things in the right direction.  For starters, health professionals now recognize the importance of preventive care. It […]

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3 Reasons To Start A Savings Account For Your Kids

January 10, 2020 | No Comments

Saving money each month is one of the most important financial habits you should get into. If you want to live out your retirement without worrying about money, you need to put a good amount of money away. But have you thought about saving money for your children? If you haven’t already started a savings […]

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