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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

Lil Cuddlers Infant Head Shaping Pillow

March 12, 2021 | No Comments

A common concern among new moms is the possibility of baby getting a flat head. My foster son started getting a little bit of one so I looked into some ways to correct it without having to go the helmet route. I found this baby head shaping pillow from Lil Cuddlers on Amazon so I […]

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Baked Scallops Recipe for National Baked Scallops Day 3/12/21

March 11, 2021 | No Comments

Serves 6-8 Ingredients: ● 1.5 lbs. Bay scallops ● ¼ c. Soft goat cheese ● 3 tbsp. White cooking wine ● ¼ c. Butter (melted) ● 1 tsp. Seasoning salt ● 1 c. Seasoned Panko bread crumbs ● 3 Cloves of garlic minced ● ½ c. Parmesan cheese ● Zest of one lemon ● Pepper […]

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A Guide To Buying Gold Coins In 2021

March 10, 2021 | No Comments

We are all more than happy to see the end of 2020 and hopefully, the end of the COVID-19 pandemic is almost upon us and we can get back to some form of normality. One aspect of the pandemic is how it affects the global economy, with every industry suffering and many small businesses folding. […]

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Health Happens By Choice, Not By Chance

March 9, 2021 | No Comments

We live in a society that likes to claim that health is either something predetermined by genetics or pure bad luck. But any honest reading of the science tells you that this isn’t always the case. It’s not just about “drawing the short straw.” It’s also about personal choice.  Interestingly, many people in our world […]

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5 Tips for Preparing Younger Children for a New Sibling

March 8, 2021 | No Comments

Preparing your firstborn for the arrival of a new sibling can be challenging. You might be feeling nervous about how they’re going to react and this is especially the case with younger children. Once they’re past preschool age, it’s a little easier to sit down and explain to them what’s happening. A sibling will make […]

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Are You Scared Of Dementia? Here’s How To Deal With It

March 5, 2021 | No Comments

Are you worried that you might develop signs of dementia as you get older? You’re not alone and this is a common concern, particularly as you arrive at the middle-age mark. It’s important to understand that issues with dementia and cognitive decline become far more likely as you age. By the time you reach eighty, […]

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Looking After All Areas Of Your Health

March 3, 2021 | No Comments

When it comes to being healthy, most people look to making sure you have enough exercise and are eating the right food, but there’s a lot more than that that makes us healthy. You need to make sure you’re looking after your whole body, not just your physique! Areas like mental health are often overlooked, […]

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Bad Habits That Are Damaging Your Ears!

March 3, 2021 | No Comments

It wouldn’t be outrageous to suggest that your ears are underestimated for their importance. The ability to hear has a profound impact on the rest of your life, and it’s sadly something you don’t appreciate until it leaves you. People with hearing loss are known to fall deep into depression as they feel socially inept. […]

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Pointers When Buying Hessian Bags

February 25, 2021 | No Comments

  Hessian bags are becoming more popular and you will notice them in many stores. This is because of their low-energy recycling, as well as the material being biodegradable. We are needing to make more thoughtful and safety-conscious options in stores today. For example, you need to have antiseptic hand sanitizer at the front of […]

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Aging Like Fine Wine: How To Prepare for Your Old Age

February 23, 2021 | No Comments

People have different views about aging. Some people are scared about aging while some cannot wait to embrace life in their old age: the only difference between the two categories is their perspective of old age, much like the half empty-half full categories of people.  Whichever category you fit in, as the years go by, […]

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