Texas | Trip Report

The Friday before the Auburn vs. Texas A&M game we drove to Atlanta to catch a plane to Houston, Texas. The next morning we got up early and headed from Hunstville, Tx where we stayed with Rob’s Dad and Step-Mom, and drove to College Station for the game and pre-game festivities. We were standing around …

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Why Rolling Toomer’s Corner is Special

​As an Auburn alumnus, employee, and now parent, this is a beautiful sight. Most people look at this with disgust seeing a mess or even vandalism. Because I love Auburn, this is a beautiful sight. I don’t see defacing of property. I see victory. I don’t see violence or harm. I see celebration as Auburn …

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Atlanta | Trip Report

A couple weeks ago, Rob went to Atlanta for a conference and I decided to come along and do fun stuff while he works. You may remember he’s been to this conference in Atlanta a few years ago, but it was in Midtown. However, this year they did the conference in downtown Atlanta. We stayed …

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Pros & Cons of Driving Up Pikes Peak

When Rob and I were in Colorado Springs, we had plans to ride the Cog Railway up to Pikes Peak. However, we didn’t make plans way ahead of time, so the day before we were to head that way we found out they were booked weeks ahead of time. We started researching driving up ourselves. …

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October To Do List

September To Do List Recap 1. Get to the gym at least twice a week. – did not happen 🙁 Hopefully will happen this month! 2. Start writing in my new journal. – I did do this. I also accomplished a goal I had awhile back and that was starting a bible study of some …

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Rock City – Lookout Mountain, GA

Rock City is a tourist spot on Lookout Mountain in Lookout Mountain, Georgia, which is about 6 miles south of Chattanooga, TN or about 120 miles northwest of Atlanta, GA. If you’ve driven anywhere in the Southeast or Midwest U.S. you’ve probably seen advertisements for it painted on roofs or sides of old barns that …

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Mell Classroom Building at RBD Library

Dynamics at work have changed a bit, because the addition that has been under construction since December 2015 is now finished and open. This $35 million addition adds 26 state of the art classrooms, 2 large lecture halls, study rooms, and open study spaces that span 69,000 square feet in 3 stories. This mecca is …

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September To Do List

August To Do Recap Well, since I didn’t set any specific goals for August and I just wanted to ‘survive’ I can say that obviously I did survive! Rob and I got to the gym a few times, but since the gym we go to is on campus their hours cater towards students. Since there …

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THE Best Peanut Butter Cookies

The recipe for THE Best Peanut Butter Cookies is so amazing. Peanut Butter cookies are probably my most favorite cookies in a close tie with Chocolate Chip. If you like peanut butter cookies, you’ve got to try this recipe. Servings: 24 cookies Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup all-purpose …

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Best of Summer 2017

I can’t believe tomorrow is SEPTEMBER!! Can you? Summer always flies by, so I’m not sure why I’m always surprised. In this best of summer post, I’m sharing the highlights of the last 3 months. As I gathered up pictures, I realized this summer has been so busy. We’ve covered a lot of ground among …

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Historic Fourth Ward Park

If you’re ever in Midtown Atlanta, the Historic Fourth Ward Park is a great place to checkout. This 17 acre park which is divided into 2 sections was built on the land where Ponce de Leon amusement park used to be. There are plans for this park to eventually total 30 acres. I found this …

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Point Park

When site-seeing near Chattanooga, TN, a nice place to stop at is called Point Park, which is located about 7 miles south of downtown Chattanooga. It’s great spot to get beautiful views and to soak in some Civil War history. This ten acre memorial park overlooks the Lookout Mountain Battlefield as well as the city …

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Asian Chicken Wings

My family always enjoys the boneless wings that I make, but this summer I decided to try something a little different. I checked out a great grill book from the library and found lots of great recipes in in it. These Asian Chicken Wings are so delicious. They are good served with your favorite rice …

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Auburn Alabama Bucket List

If you’re planning to come to Auburn, Alabama, there are some really cool things to do without even leaving the area. Here’s my Auburn Alabama Bucket List of a few of the best things to do while you’re on the Plains. Roll Toomer’s Corner after an Auburn University win. Yes, we toilet paper 2 trees …

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August To Do List

July To Do Recap –Get more comfortable with my Fujifilm INSTAX Mini 8 Instant Camera. – I didn’t do as much as I would have liked. One day after work, I pulled it out and walked around outside and in the house trying different things. Honestly, I’m super frustrated with it. –Start exercising 3 times …

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Spicy Barbeque Sliders

This Spicy BBQ recipe is so amazing and easy. I love throwing a pork shoulder in the oven with just a few other ingredients. This time I made the BBQ and made them into Spicy Barbeque Sliders to switch it up a little. My guys love to put down some sliders and how can they …

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Reasons to Love Downtown Boulder, CO

When Rob and I were in Colorado earlier this year we had planned to meet up with my brother and his girlfriend for dinner. We decided to meet up in Boulder, because Rob and I wanted to check it out and the place he recommended there was a brewery. We wanted to make sure we …

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Penpal Survey for Adults

Since I recently started penpalling (is that a word?), I had been on the lookout for a fun survey to send out. I couldn’t really find one that didn’t have silly stuff that kids would ask, so I decided to make an Adult Penpal Survey. I’ve enjoyed including this in my 1st or 2nd correspondence. …

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4th of July in Gulf Shores

This year the weekend before 4th of July we were in Baton Rouge for Rob’s cousin’s wedding reception. When we were planning it, we were trying to figure out how we could combine that trip with a short getaway for the 4th. We decided the most logical thing to do would be to stop in …

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Visit to the New Braves Stadium SunTrust Park

Father’s Day weekend, Rob decided that he wanted to go the new SunTrust Park for Father’s Day, so he ordered tickets online and we headed to Atlanta after church. Never having been there, we weren’t sure what to expect, so that’s why we went ahead and paid for a parking space online on our way …

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