Graduation Day

The day of Drew’s graduation I worked half a day and then came home and feverishly got everything ready for our family to show up. This wasn’t really anything major, I just had finger foods because we knew we wouldn’t have time to go out and eat. After that we went outside to get pics …

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Disembarking in Baltimore

Our cruise earlier this year was a journey cruise, which is a new type of cruise that Carnival started last year. I highly recommend them if you’re looking to do a longer cruise. You start the cruise in one place and end in another. So after 3 days at sea, we disembarked in Baltimore. Yeah, …

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Cruising Days at Sea

To wrap up the last 3 days of our Journey cruise, we were looking forward to 3 relaxing days at sea as we departed the Caribbean after leaving St. Maarten and headed to Maryland. The first day at sea Rob experienced his first ever bought of sea sickness. He stayed in bed most of the …

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Memories of the Month {6.2016}

This month I was happy about: going on vacation at the end of the month, which I am on now! This year I’m going to rate the books & movies. Here’s my rating system: ♥ ♥ = Love it! A must read/see! ♥ = Really good! Highly recommend. ✓ ✓ = Good, not great ✓ …

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Last Port of Call – St. Maarten

We woke up before the alarm went off went and enjoyed watching the Celebrity Silhouette as we ate breakfast at the mermaid grill. When Rob went to the bar to get us some cokes, he noticed the invasion of towel animals that took place on Lido deck. I’ve never seen so many towel animals. So …

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Senior Sunday

I don’t think I’m ever going to get or be caught up on my blog posts, so I’m just feeding them to you as quickly as I can. One Sunday, nearly a month ago, our church hosted the senior recognition breakfast and service. It was an exciting morning. We enjoyed fellowship with friends and family. …

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Driving around St. Kitts

Here’s another epic post from our Cruise. Be ready for picture overload! Today we got up before the alarm went off. We were coming in simultaneously with a P&O cruise ship. We got dressed and went down to Mermaid Grill for breakfast buffet, then went down to our cabin and packed for the day. We …

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Gluten Free Oatmeal Cheerios Bars & Paypal Giveaway

One my family and my favorite activities is hiking. We enjoy hiking year round, so even on our summer vacations we’re usually in a location not far from hiking trails. It’s important to be prepared when hiking by bringing water and a healthy snack. Fruit and some type of granola/fruit bar is usually my go …

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Memories of the Month {5.2016}

This month I was happy about lots of things: -Drew graduating -a successful graduation party -Rob and Drew’s trip to L.A. -my sister coming to town for Drew’s graduation This year I’m going to rate the books & movies. Here’s my rating system: ♥ ♥ = Love it! A must read/see! ♥ = Really good! …

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Prom 2016

Prom was a few weeks ago. The morning was busy with one Drew’s friend’s Eagle Courts of Honor and Alex had a soccer game luckily it was a home game. First thing that morning, I sent Drew out to Flowersmith’s to pick up the corsage and boutonniere. After all the hub-bub of the morning, we …

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Last Jazz Band Concert

This last Monday we watched Drew’s last Jazz Band concert. I videoed all their songs and thought I’d share them with you. This is the program for the night. Drew is in the Jazz “A” Band. Salsa on the Side Don’t Know Why A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square The Pink Panther Sir Duke Cruisin’ …

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Making Ron Famous

The other day after work I was out running errands for Drew’s graduation party. I hate when I have one thing to get and it seems like the simplest thing to find and you can’t find it. Well, I had decided to forget about it and go home, which I wasn’t real excited about because …

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Memories of the Month {4.2016}

This month I was happy about: Alex’s confirmation. This year I’m going to rate the books & movies. Here’s my rating system: ♥ ♥ = Love it! A must read/see! ♥ = Really good! Highly recommend. ✓ ✓ = Good, not great ✓ = Not much to talk about X = Awful. Total waste of …

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St. Lucia

We woke up before the alarm again. We didn’t have to be on the pier as early for our excursion as the last couple of days. We watched from our cabin as another cruise ship came in which ended up being Celebrity Eclipse. There was another Thompson ship at port already. We got breakfast in …

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Hummus Made Easy #sponsored

This post was sponsored by The Women Bloggers, LLC and #SoapBoxInfluence. The opinions are entirely mine except those reported to me by my coworkers. A special thanks to the Kendal King Group creators of #HummusMadeEasy Campaign. In today’s world, life is go-go-go! More is expected of us in less time which causes us more stress. …

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Alex’s Confirmation

For the last few months, Alex has been going through the confirmation at church. For those that are unfamiliar, in the Methodism, parents bring their babies usually in the first 6 months of life to be baptized. Then, in 6th grade the children go through a 6-8 week class that’s taught either during Sunday school …

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My Happy Plates

One of the biggest things in my daily life I struggle with is knowing what to cook for dinner. I think for most busy folks we’re constantly on the go and meal planning is something that gets pushed aside. I’ve had a few stretches where I’ve done a good job with it, but I get …

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Memories of the Month {3.2016}

This month I was happy about: getting to see Elton in concert so close to home in Columbus, GA. This year I’m going to rate the books & movies. Here’s my rating system: ♥ ♥ = Love it! A must read/see! ♥ = Really good! Highly recommend. ✓ ✓ = Good, not great ✓ = …

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Memories of the Month {4.2012}

This month I was happy about: spending Easter with my family. This month I was sad about: this and not doing my weekly photo posts; not for the lack of taking pics, just unmotivated and unable to match prompts. Something I accomplished this month is: eating healthier and exercising. Something new I did was: visit …

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Dominica Highlights

Dominica (doh-muh-NEE-ka) is known as the Nature Island. We eagerly woke up before the alarm…again. Did our normal routine of going to the dining room for breakfast. I had the same thing I had the day before, but Rob switched it up a bit and ordered French toast. We got off the ship and loaded …

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