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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

12 Delicious Dessert Dips

February 1, 2020 | No Comments

My kids love fresh fruit and I love giving them new ways to enjoy it.    Just this week I stocked up on Cotton Candy Grapes, Strawberries, Blueberries and more.  I pulled these 12 delicious dessert dips because they are all dips that both kids and adults will LOVE. My favorite is the Caramel Toffee […]

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15 Valentine Treats Your Son Will Love to Share with the Class

January 29, 2020 | No Comments

Do you do goody bags for your kids classrooms for Valentines Day? I have tried to do this every year but I get bored with the same old dollar tree toys, so I found these fun items on Amazon. Please note: any item purchased using the following links will result in a small commission. Many […]

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7 Benefits of Backyard Chickens

January 28, 2020 | No Comments

We moved into a new house in November and my next door neighbor has a flock of chickens. Let me tell you it was such a pleasant surprise when I saw them that first day. I actually look forward to the roosters wakeup call every morning. I’m usually up way before them anyway. 🙂 So, […]

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The Importance of Seeing a Good Obstetrician

January 28, 2020 | No Comments

An obstetrician is a medical expert that provides specialised medical care during pregnancy and birth. You might choose to contact a private obstetrician or ask for a referral from your physician to see one. In most cases, you only see an obstetrician when you are faced with a medical complication. However, obstetricians can also care […]

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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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