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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

4 Barriers Of Attempting To Protect Your Elderly Parents’ Health

August 31, 2020 | No Comments

Regular readers of this blog will know that I have previously fostered two children. It’s a very special thing to do, and I highly recommend it to anyone that wants some extra love in their life. Where does that link into today’s post? As the title suggests, we’re talking about decorating a kid’s bedroom or […]

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Health and Lifestyle Changes to Adjust to As You Get Older

August 27, 2020 | No Comments

  Getting older means a lot of change in your life. Change can be tough to deal with, but it’s essential to be able to adjust to things as they change. Both your personal health and experience and the world around you will shift as you age, and you need to be prepared to go […]

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4 Barriers Of Attempting To Protect Your Elderly Parents’ Health

August 27, 2020 | No Comments

As a parent yourself, you’re hardwired to want to help the people you love. When it comes to your mom and dad, you owe them big time. After all, they sacrificed a lot so that you can enjoy the life you have today. Therefore, it’s only right that you step in when they reach an […]

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15+ Favorite Low Carb Casseroles

August 24, 2020 | No Comments

In an effort to get healthy, I’ve decided to jump back on the keto bandwagon so that means putting together a shopping list for some of my favorite keto meals.  Check out this list of some my favorite keto casseroles and let me know which one you are most excited to try!  Cauliflower Chicken Casserole by […]

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15+ Floral Farmhouse Wreaths for Fall

August 24, 2020 | No Comments

These fun farmhouse wreaths are just in time for fall and sure to brighten any door!  Whether you are looking for something simple or oh-so fancy, you are sure to find one that you will love!    Look through your yard to find some treasures that you can use to create something beautiful.   Tell me, […]

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3 Maintenance Tips To Keep Your Windows In Good Condition

August 24, 2020 | No Comments

Windows are a very important part of the home because they’re not only functional, they are also one of the key exterior features. If your windows are not well maintained, you will have problems keeping the home warm in winter and getting enough light in. It will also affect the curb appeal of your home, […]

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8 Top Tips on How to Organize a Safe and Fun Family Holiday This Year

August 20, 2020 | No Comments

  Summer is a synonym for family travels and relaxing holidays, especially if you have been waiting for this special time for the rest of the year. However, this year, everything is a little more complicated than it has ever been because of the pandemic and ensuing travel restrictions. While you might still enjoy the […]

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Dressing Well Over 40

August 19, 2020 | No Comments

  One of the best things about being over 40 is that you finally know who you are. You know what your morals are, what you want out of life, and how you like to dress amongst other things. You’re confident and unashamedly you and that’s great.  Nevertheless, when it comes to style, there are […]

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3 Essential Tips For Managing High Blood Pressure

August 18, 2020 | No Comments

If you’ve recently been to see your doctor, there is a chance you might have had to perform a blood pressure test. If the doctor said that you have high blood pressure, you would have a reasonable chance to do something about it. With that in mind, the advice in this post should make all […]

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7 Things You Need To Do For Effective Family Money Management

August 5, 2020 | No Comments

Effective family money management takes a little work, but if you’re serious about living a secure, happy, comfortable life with your loved ones, then it shouldn’t feel like too much work at all. Below, you’ll find 7 things you need to do for effective money management. Take a look: 1,  Create A Realistic Budget  You […]

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