Fun Day in National Harbor, MD

It’s been awhile since I’ve talked about our Boston to Washington Trip. Here’s the first few posts about it in case you missed them: Day in Boston 24 Hours in Philly Philly to Maryland So Day 4, we woke up in our hotel that we stayed in for the next several days, the National Harbor …

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September Scripture-A-Week

Hey ya’ll! Hope everyone is having a great week! Here’s your September scripture a week sheet. These can be used to memorize, to post around the house as reminders of God’s love, etc! The follow words resonated with me. I hope they touch your heart like they did mine. Happy Fall, Y’all! Keep your lives …

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Long Weekend in Louisiana

Rob’s sister, Shawna, from Nevada was in Baton Rouge recently and since we haven’t seen her in 14 years, we knew we had to go for a visit. Our new favorite place to stop on the way to Baton Rouge is The Boiling Pot. Drew and I got the Shrimp & Grits. I had Gumbo …

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Vacationing in the North Carolina Mountains

Mountains, waterfalls, and serene views were calling our names for 4th of July this year. You may recall that we had an annual 4th of July mountain trip tradition going for a awhile (2010 2011 2012 2013), but we done other things the last few years. Saturday We got up early Saturday morning, hit D …

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Chicken Pot Pie

School starts tomorrow, so again on my the hunt for some easy, make ahead comfort foods. Frozen Chicken Pot Pie was one of my favorites growing up. Around my house, I try to avoid frozen meals especially for dinner. These chicken pot pies with ready made pie crust in ramekins are easy to whip together …

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Currently – August 2018

Here’s the currently post for August. Follow along with Anne for the Currently link up each month. /following/ Here are 2 of my favorite instagrammers that I just love, who inspire me. A post shared by Susan (@susan.grimes) on Jul 17, 2018 at 7:08am PDT A post shared by Melissa Gibson Photography (@melissagibsonphotography) on Jun …

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Smith Mountain – Jacksons’ Gap, AL

Sunday before Memorial Day we went over to Lake Martin (Dadeville, AL). Our usual tradition of camping at the lake with our friends got derailed mainly due to weather. However, Sunday turned out to be a hot sunny day. It’s crazy that as many times as we’ve been to Lake Martin, we had actually never …

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Alabama Bucket List

Many travel lovers are always looking where to go next. So often we don’t stop and think about traveling our own state. Each state is unique and has good stuff to offer. I know my state of Alabama is rich in history and technology; from the Edmund Pettus Bridge to the US Space and Rocket …

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August Scripture-A-Week

Here’s the next Scripture a week post for the coming month of August. I know for August much of the south will be returning to school. Teachers, administrators, janitors, bus drivers, and students gear up for another school year. While most parents are glad to have their kids back to a more structured schedule, many …

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French Onion Sliders

I think summer is a great time to try new recipes. For us there’s less evening activities and that means I can come home and not have to run here and there before settling in to cook dinner. These French Onion Sliders are so amazing. I’ve seen several other bloggers do similar recipes, so it …

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{Recap} Spring Bucket List 2018

Here’s my list of things that I wanted to accomplish before Spring was over. Take pictures of Cherry Blossoms Yes, here’s a close up of one that I got at Arlington Cemetery in DC Shop at a farmer’s market – didn’t happen Take Daisy for a walk Go to a museum Oh yes, watch for …

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Currently – July 2018

Happy 4th of July!! /celebrating/ the 4th by driving home. Yeah, having 4th of July on a Wednesday didn’t work well with having to get to Baton Rouge on Thursday. We are leaving the mountains of North Carolina today heading home for the night only to have to get back in the car and drive …

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Mock Shoe Corn

I’ve got another great dish for you today from The Texas Cowboy Cookbook. Ever heard of Mock Shoe Corn or Maque Choux? It’s a spicy version of Indian succutash that became popular with the Cajuns in Lousiana. Well I love Tex-Mex and Cajun food, so I figured I couldn’t go wrong with this recipe. A …

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Philly to National Harbor – Headed to Maryland

After spending the morning in Philly, we headed towards Baltimore, MD, but we had a couple planned stops along the way. One of our goals during our commute from Boston to D.C. was to drive through as many states as we could and see as many capitols as we could. Here’s the route we took. …

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Summer Bucket List 2018

Summer officially starts this week. In case you wondered summer is from Thursday, June 21 through Saturday, September 22. Although, my 9th grader starts school August 8th and my college kid starts August 20th. And since both the boys have been done with school since May, I’ve let a several weeks go by. I need …

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July Scripture-A-Week

While thinking of July, I think of how grateful I am to live in America. Even with all the drama and politics, I am happy to be free. So I was feeling a freedom theme. As an American, I know I take my freedom for granted, so I was thinking finding a couple scripture related …

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24 hours in Philly

Today’s post covers my trip from Montville, NJ to Philadelphia, PA; our 2nd day of exploring from Boston down to DC. If you missed my first post from this trip, you can read about our day in Boston here: Day in Boston. First thing was first. We got up and drove from our hotel in …

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Currently – June 2018

I’ve missed one of my favorite posts the last couple months, so this month I’m so happy I remembered to do my Currently post for June. Be sure and check out Anne and Sarah for this month’s link-up. /traveling/ This month, I am staying home and enjoying (hopefully) getting stuff done around the house. Honestly, …

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Mexican Pot Roast {Crockpot}

Happy June, y’all! Are your kids out of school yet? Both mine are and I am so glad. I love summer because we aren’t running here and there in the evenings after work. Most nights I can go home and relax. I just haven’t had much of the cooking vibes lately, so I decided to …

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Day in Boston

Back in April, Rob had a conference in DC. Well we always like to extend it out so he can have a little vacation before he’s at work at the conference. Well, we got a crazy idea to start our trip in Boston. Being that Rob is a huge baseball fan, he couldn’t pass up …

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