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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

Simple Ways To Keep Your Brain Sharp at Any Age

January 6, 2021 | No Comments

Keeping your brain sharp and healthy is important at all stages in life. One of the best ways to do this is to simply use your brain more, but that’s often easier said than done. In reality, you’ll need to think about how you can test your brain and challenge yourself throughout the day without […]

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4 Swaps For Better Mental And Physical Health

January 4, 2021 | No Comments

The start of the new year is the official time many people are setting new resolutions they hope they’ll stick to. But most of us set ourselves up to fail from the offset by setting out goals too high or making too many to follow.  With that in mind, making small mindful changes here and […]

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2021 Blog/Vlog Goals

January 2, 2021 | No Comments

Hey everyone! 2021 is finally here and I want to fill you all in on my blog/vlog goals for the upcoming year. As you may or may not, I have a small Youtube Channel for Sunshine and Rollercoasters but I have also created one for my kids at their request. They watch youtube all the […]

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5 Things You Can Do To Sleep Better into 2021

December 29, 2020 | No Comments

As Winter continues to breeze on as a terrible 2020 comes to a close, you may not be sleeping as best you can. Pandemics, job cuts and mass movements have all been at unusually high rates this year and although vaccines are rolling out, you would be forgiven for stressing out and losing a little […]

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Best Walking Vacations In Europe

December 29, 2020 | No Comments

If you are a looking for solo or family vacations abroad then you will inevitably be met with a whole host of different vacation types and destinations. One of the most popular types of vacations to go on is walking vacations in Europe. They provide a laid back way of having fun and seeing the […]

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Common Health Problems in Children and How to Handle Them 

December 28, 2020 | No Comments

Common Health Problems in Children and How to Handle Them  One of the worst times of parenthood is caring for a sick child. However, it is unavoidable as children have developing immunities, which makes them easily susceptible to illnesses. In most cases, an ailment that an adult can fight off with ease could become fatal […]

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15 Tasty Egg Roll Rolls for Your Chinese New Year Celebration

December 27, 2020 | No Comments

Do you celebrate Chinese New Year?  This year, it will be on January 25th and is the “Year of the Rat”.  Preparations for the new year begin on February 12th, 2021, and last until New Years Eve. A wonderful way for families to learn about other cultures is by celebrating significant holidays from around the […]

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Tips For Parenting A Teenager

December 18, 2020 | No Comments

Being a parent is hard work and trying to parent a teenager presents yet another set of challenges to manage and overcome. If you’re struggling with your teenager, then now is the time to find out what tips you can apply to help you get through these often trying years. It’s important to remain calm […]

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Get The Boost You Need With These Top Tips

December 18, 2020 | No Comments

Everyone needs a boost from time to time. Whether it’s for your physical health or mental. It’s been a tough year for everyone. Some worse than others with job losses, ill health, and some people would have lost loved ones. There are things you can do to give you that quick boost. It might be […]

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11 Ways To Bounce Back in 2021

December 17, 2020 | No Comments

If you’re fed up with 2020 and want to make 2021 a better year, then there are a few things you can do. Of course, we’ve learned this year that we can’t control everything, and that sometimes, just going with the flow and surviving is necessary. However, if you’ve come to realize that you were […]

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