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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

4K Likes Giveaway

December 17, 2017 | 2 Comments

Hello and thank you for liking my facebook page.  It’s been a journey, but I’ve finally reached my short term goal of 4K likes.  As a thank you reward, I’ve got a giveaway for you.  Win this super cute Stormtroopers Mr. Potato Head by Playskool in celebration of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.  Note: this […]

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Santa Hat Mini Cupcakes

December 16, 2017 | 7 Comments

These are such a fun and easy recipe to make! You could do them as brownie bites or chocolate cupcakes as we did in the recipe below. They are sure to be a big hit with the little ones and what’s better than chocolate and strawberries! Ingredients – 12 mini chocolate cupcakes – white frosting […]

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Snowman Christmas Tree Ornament Craft

December 16, 2017 | No Comments

This is a great craft to make with the kids. Super cute and easy enough for them to help out. I love how this looks on the tree!! Most of the items can be picked up at your local craft store or purchased on Materials Needed: ● 3 Small wooden blocks ● White, black […]

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FREE Christmas Planner

December 10, 2017 | 2 Comments

Download this Christmas Planner today to help you with everything from budgeting, Christmas prep and gift lists.  It’s a great tool to help you stay organized during the busiest time of year. Christmas Planner

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Baby Sleeps On A Cloud of Air With Newton Baby

December 10, 2017 | 11 Comments

Last month, we received a Newton Crib Mattress for review.  The mattress was shipped via UPS and arrived at our door exactly as described online.  When we opened it up, I was thrilled to find out how soft it is. The mattress is designed with baby’s health safety, and comfort in mind so the innovative […]

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Winter Giveaway – Win $140 Paypal Cash or an Amazon Gift Card

December 10, 2017 | No Comments

Welcome to our Winter Giveaway, where you have the chance to win $140 in Paypal Cash or an Amazon Gift Card. It’s that time of year. Cold weather, pink cheeks and the anticipation and excitement of the holidays. With tree lightings, parades, holiday shopping and holiday parties this time of year can really put a […]

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Stretch Island Fruit Snacks are a great option for families on the go

December 5, 2017 | 24 Comments

This post was sponsored by Stretch Island as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. I’m always on the lookout for healthy snacks that my kids will enjoy and are easy to take on the go.  Portability is always something that I have to […]

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Stress Free Holiday Events With Pagoda® Snacks

December 1, 2017 | No Comments

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Pagoda®.The opinions, text, and photos are all mine. One of my favorite things about the holidays is getting together with family and friends. And, what makes a get together with family and friends even more awesome? A variety of fabulous foods for guests to […]

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7 Tips For Finding The Perfect Car For Your Family

November 26, 2017 | 3 Comments

*This is a sponsored post on behalf of 7 Tips For Finding The Perfect Car For Your Family Evaluate Your Needs How many seats do you need Will you be driving on the highway, beach, surface streets, or off-road What safety features are most important for you Do you need large cargo space for […]

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Coconut Snowmen Cupcakes

November 26, 2017 | 1 Comment

These Coconut Snowmen Cupcakes are so delicious and easy to make.   For this one, I just used a store bought cake mix and added the toppings to create the desired look.   Definitely a hit with my little elves. Ingredients – 12 yellow cake cupcakes – white frosting – shredded coconut – Brown M&M […]

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