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Christmas Day 2016 in Pics

Christmas was a little odd this year, since we got back from our cruise on Christmas Eve. Santa must have been hungry! Pics of our tree before opening presents We enjoyed the Christmas Day service at church Drew actually smiled for a photo with gift from Santa! Excited about my gifts! Family pic at church …

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Memories of the Month {12.2016}

This month I was happy about: going on a cruise right before Christmas. (post coming soon) 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 …

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Columbus Cottonmouth Fun

Back in January we got a killer deal for Cottonmouths Hockey game. They did the same deal earlier this month and its fun to take a quick drive to Columbus for some hockey and Waffle House. Our seats this time were even better, just behind the visiting team bench. Yeah, the Cottonmouth’s masoct, Boomer is …

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Christmas Tree Shopping 2016

Rob got up early Saturday morning and went to help a scout with his Eagle Scout project. The boys and I got up and cleared the spot in front of our living room for the tree and pulled all the Christmas decorations down from the attic. Last year the tree had to get was a …

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Memories of the Month {11.2016}

This month I was happy about: getting to see Drew sing in his first AU Cappella concert. 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 …

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Thanksgiving 2016

Yesterday we had a lovely Thanksgiving with family up in Moreland with my sis-in-law and family and brother-in-law. Rob’s Mom and Step Dad were in Texas so they weren’t there. We got there around 10 and got to catch some of the parade. Alex enjoyed cuddling with Maria’s dog, Sweetie. Sundae, Rob’s Mom’s dog, got …

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AU Cappella Concert 11.2016

As I mentioned before Drew is in AU Cappella which is Auburn University’s all male acapella singing group. They do a concert every semester for the community as as well as singing for special events like the Brave’s games and other cool events. So last week was their Fall concert and Drew sang a solo …

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My Cancer Scare…

So it doesn’t matter how many times doctors and nurses tell you something. Anytime the C word Cancer is involved it scares the absolute life out of you. I went for my annual Gynecology appointment back in September. The doc and I discussed my upcoming mammogram which was scheduled for mid October. Since it was …

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Memories of the Month {10.2016}

This month I: had my first mammogram. Read more about the scariness of that here. 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 …

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Middle School Pep Rally

Last week, Alex’s school cheered on the football team as well as all the teams that are active this fall. I took the afternoon off to attend and at first was glad that it was being held outside, but then the temps rose to over 80°. This did not make me to happy standing out …

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List of Encouraging Words

This post includes a list of encouraging words. It dawned on me the other day how many times I’m googling lists of words to help me come up with word alternatives. I decided instead of continuing to have to google or go to a thesaurus that I would start writing some posts with lists of …

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Memories of the Month {9.2016}

This month I was happy about: getting to see Drew and Caitlyn march in the Auburn University Marching Band. I’ll probably wait till the end of the season to write a post and share pictures. In the meantime, you can follow pics on my Instagram. This year I’m going to rate the books & movies. …

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Summer Summary 2016

The past few months have been jam packed with so much! The times of lazy summer days are few and far between around here. Here’s what kept us busy… End of the season handbell choir performance at church All the high school graduation festivities Senior Sunday Graduation Day Grad Party at the Lake – post …

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Memories of the Month {8.2016}

This month I was happy about: new beginnings. 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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Back to School Time 2016

First day of 7th Grade for Alex. It’s his last year in middle school! This is his first year in band so we got a couple pics with his trombone. Drew was gracious enough to jump in a couple pics as he headed to his fifth day of Auburn University Marching Band camp. He doesn’t …

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Memories of the Month {7.2016}

This month I was happy about: just enjoying the less stress before school starts again. 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 …

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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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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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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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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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