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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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Pine Hill Cemetery

Oh how proud my Grandmother would be! My Grandmother (Wells) who raised me along with my Granddad was a genealogy junkie. She’s supposedly traced our family back to Adam and Eve. Researching our family was her main hobby and anytime we traveled she usually had to stop at a library or a cemetery to do …

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July To Do List

June Goal Recap –Learn more about air plants and possibly get some I did some research online about air plants, but decided to wait on purchasing some for now. –Visit, photograph, and blog a local cemetery I didn’t visit a cemetery, because I remembered I have photos from several years ago when I visited Pine …

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Grilled Corn with Jalapeno-Lime Butter

Corn is always a go to side dish for my family. So I’m always in search of ways to make it differently. This Grilled Corn with Jalapeno-Lime Butter is now one of my favorites! Servings: 6 Prep Time: 5 minutes + chill time for butter Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: ½ cup butter, softened 2 …

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How to Find a Penpal

One of the things I used to do growing up was writing to a penpal from far, far away. I got to thinking earlier this year that over the summer, I wanted to try to do some penpalling again. So I began researching it. I came across several sites where those that are interested can …

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West Coast Road Trip Itinerary & Travel Booklet

Road tripping on West Coast is some of the most beautiful countrysides to travel. So much to see and do. From the Redwoods of California to the Cascade of Oregon, there’s tons of landscaping eye candy. Here’s our 13 day itinerary where we started in San Fransisco, CA and ended in Portland, OR. Here’s a …

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Memorial Day Weekend at Lake Martin 2017

This Memorial Day weekend was fun. We always appreciate the invitation from our good friends to camp out at their lake house and enjoy the sun. This year felt a little different for a couple reasons. We cooked most meals up at the house because we didn’t have all the normal gear that we borrow …

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West Coast Trip:Day 13

Day 13 of our West Coast trip was the day we were headed home. Our flight didn’t leave till later in the afternoon, which gave us time to do something. When Rob lived out in Portland, his favorite place to shop was Fred Meyer. Fred Meyer is similar to a Walmart, but way better. It …

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