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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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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

Postpartum: The Complete Guide To Healthy Babies & Healthy Mamas

July 24, 2018 | 1 Comment

Wow, you’ve just done one of the most amazing things you can, brought a new life into this world! Of course, your priority is to ensure that both you and your little one thrive in the time after birth. A topic you can find out all about in the post below. Healthy Baby – feeding […]

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5 Reasons You Should Do Disney After Hours

July 24, 2018 | No Comments

I recently had the opportunity to check out Disney After Hours and this is what I found. I enjoyed it for a number of reasons, but these are the reasons why I think you should DO Disney After Hours. Enjoy more Disney magic in less time… Disney After Hours gives a limited number of Guests—including […]

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Everything You Need to Know to Do Keto Without Cooking

July 16, 2018 | 6 Comments

Do you hate to cook? If you’d rather do almost anything than spend a lot time stuck in the kitchen, you’ll be thrilled to know there are ways to be successful on keto without cooking. Today I’m going to share some hacks that will keep you on the keto path without spending hours in front […]

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Protect Your Health and Be Antibiotics Aware With These Tips

July 15, 2018 | 6 Comments

This is a post prepared under a contract funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and written on behalf of the Mom It Forward Influencer Network for use in CDC’s Be Antibiotics Aware educational effort. Opinions on this blog are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of CDC. Did […]

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Preparing For Life With Aging Parents

July 11, 2018 | No Comments

Before you know it, you’ll be approaching 50. It doesn’t matter how young you are now, once your life starts to take off, time seems to go incredibly quickly. Now, you might think that turning half a century old is going to be tough to deal with. But in reality, you will have a lot […]

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The Battle That Is Entertaining Your Teenager

July 11, 2018 | No Comments

Photo Credit Once upon a time, all you needed to do to entertain your little ones was give them a pot, a pan and two wooden spoons. The hours would pass by with just a light din to put up with. But the moment your little ones grow into teenagers, they morph into the toughest […]

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How To De-Stress After A Long Day

July 10, 2018 | 2 Comments

It seems like life is getting more and more stressful with every day that passes by. After all, we live at such a fast pace today. This is why it is more important than ever before to make sure you can find ways to de-stress once you walk through the door. With that in mind, […]

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3 Health Issues To Watch As You Age

July 9, 2018 | 1 Comment

Age comes for us all. Some are more willing to accept that fact than others. We can see this in our celebrities, some that we might have followed since childhood. There is no problem with having cosmetic surgery as a consenting, paying and willing adult of course, but we can often see how some of […]

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Easy Ways to Eat Less Fat

July 6, 2018 | 3 Comments

Many of us struggle with our weight, and childhood obesity is particularly worrying. In large part, this is due to high fat and sugar levels in the foods that we eat. These foods are convenient, fast, easy and often much cheaper than healthy food. It doesn’t make it easy to stay in shape. One of […]

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4 Secrets To Keep Your Kids Safe From Sickness

July 5, 2018 | 1 Comment

Taking care of a sick child is far from fun. It completely breaks your heart to see your little one so under the weather, and that, coupled with days off work and sleepless nights, can leave you feeling emotional and completely miserable. Unfortunately, that’s just part and parcel of being a parent, right? Well, not […]

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