Life Archive

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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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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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 {2.2016}

Happy leap day! Can’t believe this month is over already!! This month I was happy about: starting off the month on vacation. 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 …

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Memories of the Month {1.2016}

This month I was happy about: –Drew turning 18! Read what we did on his birthday here.–Getting new carpet. (post coming soon) –Leaving on a cruise with Rob for 10 days. Here’s all the posts about our cruise. This month I was sad about: being so far behind on blogging. grrr This year I’m going …

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