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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

Learning How To Bounce Back After Major Illness

November 24, 2020 | No Comments

Whenever you fall victim to major illness, it can change the course of your life completely. All independence gets unkindly ripped from your grasp, whilst pain and discomfort become all too common. The hope of recovering is the only light at the end of the tunnel, but actually learning how to bounce back after such […]

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Improve & Find Balance With Your Mind, Body & Soul

November 23, 2020 | No Comments

You can find more peace in your days when you focus on improving your mind, body, and soul. Your goal is to have them in perfect harmony, so they’re working together and in balance with each other. When you focus on your whole being instead of pieces and parts, you’ll find you’re a lot happier […]

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A Quick Guide To Dealing With Acute Stress

November 21, 2020 | No Comments

Acute stress is a type of stress that can come on quickly and feel very intense. Many people are pretty much under stress most of the time, but it’s almost like an underlying current. Acute stress can make you feel scattered, unable to focus, fed up, and unhappy. If something is stressing you out and […]

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The Croods 2: A New Age Is Coming To Theatres on November 25th

November 20, 2020 | No Comments

Synopsis: The Croods have survived their fair share of dangers and disasters, from fanged prehistoric beasts to surviving the end of the world, but now they will face their biggest challenge of all: another family. The Croods need a new place to live. So, the first prehistoric family sets off into the world in search […]

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Adjusting To A Significant Life Change – Simple Tips That Work

November 20, 2020 | No Comments

Perhaps the only constant in life is how much it changes. By the time you and I are in our retirement years, the world will likely be much different than it is now. Imagine showing an iPhone 12 to someone born in the early ’90s, and you would no doubt seem like you came from […]

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Health Issues To Be Aware Of In Your 40s

November 20, 2020 | No Comments

  When we begin to grow older, a lot of strain can be put on our bodies as our cells begin to degrade at a faster rate to regeneration. This is why we age, and why we end up suffering from more health issues.  As you reach the age of 40 and beyond, you may […]

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How to Practice Good Self Care

November 18, 2020 | No Comments

Self care is something we hear about a lot, but it might not be a concept you feel very familiar with. If you take walks, exercise regularly, and generally try and look after your mind and body, then anything additional may seem unnecessary. But that attitude is one that can very easily cause burnout. Self […]

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Taking Care Of Your Health When You’re Home-Working

November 16, 2020 | No Comments

If you’ve recently made the move to home-working, you’re probably already noticing a difference in the way you work. There are a lot of good things that come with working from home, but if you’re not careful, it can affect you in negative ways too. Making sure you stay healthy while working from home is […]

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The Groundwork: Educating Our Children Beyond School

November 16, 2020 | No Comments

It is easy to think that when it comes to educating our children that we rely on the school to provide a wide range of resources. But we have to remember that whether you are fostering a child or you have raised them from day one, as the main adult in their life, it is […]

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SmitCo Products Make Great Gifts

November 11, 2020 | No Comments
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