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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

Skincare for Men

January 2, 2020 | No Comments

Men’s moisturizer isn’t a product that readily appears in men’s bathroom cabinets up and down the country. In fact, skincare often isn’t at the top of men’s grooming and health regimes at all. Perhaps this is because walking down the skincare aisle and choosing between the various products and brands on offer can be difficult […]

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Adapting To A Health Condition

December 27, 2019 | No Comments

Getting the news that you have a health condition can be a lot to take in. There will no doubt be a mixture of complicated emotions to get your head around. Then, you will have to figure out how the condition will affect your lifestyle. You ideally don’t want it to change your life too […]

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Enjoying Matcha Green Tea Properly

December 16, 2019 | No Comments

There is no denying that green tea Matcha powder is soaring in popularity at present. More and more people are recognizing the benefits associated with this delicious, almost creamy tea with its subtle umami flavor. But, if you are to experience these benefits, you need to prepare and store your Matcha with care.  Matcha has […]

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How to help a parent move into a retirement home

December 16, 2019 | No Comments

It can be difficult for someone to accept that they can no longer live independently. If the time has come for your parents to move into assisted living facilities, then you can help them to prepare for the move, both emotionally and practically.  Set expectations To avoid frustration, give you and your parents plenty of […]

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What’s Stopping You From Stopping

December 16, 2019 | No Comments

Do you sometimes have that thing that you do and wish you could stop doing it?  Ultimately, everybody has a bad habit. Even though we try hard, it’s not always easy to get rid of our bad habits. More often than not, you might find no other way to progress than to shrug it off […]

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15+ DIY Centerpieces for Your Holiday Table

December 12, 2019 | No Comments

I just moved into a new house a couple of weeks ago and it has been so fun to decorate and set it up just the way I want. The house is completely different from my previous house and that’s a good thing. This house sits is more of a country style house like what […]

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Is Your Home Prepared For The Worst?

December 11, 2019 | No Comments

Are you thinking about completing some home improvement on your property? If so, then it’s worth keeping in mind the worst-case scenarios. You need to consider the most significant issues that could hit your home. This could be anything from a horrific hurricane to a terrible theft.  Your home is more vulnerable than you think. […]

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Putting Home Life On Hold When Going On A Trip

December 4, 2019 | No Comments

You’re excited about your travel plans. You can’t wait to see all the beautiful sights and experience the various cultures you have noted on your trip. But just wait for a second and think. How should you leave your home behind when you’re going to be away for a few weeks? Life shouldn’t just stop, […]

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14 Delicious Santa Snacks That Everyone Will Enjoy

November 30, 2019 | No Comments

Santa and his elves will love these delicious snacks!  Everything from cupcakes and cookies to snack mixes and popcorn.  If you’re looking for a new spin on cookies and mix, we’ve got something for you here! Santa Face Cookies by Dear Creatives Santa Hat Mini Cupcakes by Sunshine and Rollercoasters Santa’s Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies by Kleinworth […]

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Batter Up? How To Get Involved In Your Child’s Sports Without Being Overbearing

November 26, 2019 | No Comments

Getting involved in your child’s life is something that can seem like an insurmountable barrier. Whether you are a foster parent or a biological one, sometimes getting involved in their life can feel like a party you’re not invited to. And that ability to be overbearing, especially when it’s something that we know is good […]

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