Snow Days 2018

We got word around 10am on Tuesday that there would be no school for Alex the next day. Rob, Drew, and I didn’t hear about our work and school until right after I left work that evening about 4:45pm. We figured it was coming, just a matter of getting the alert. Wednesday morning we woke …

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Pizza Topped Pasta

You know I was thinking the other day when I was cooking some pasta about back when I was growing up. If you’ve been reading my blog for awhile you probably know, or you may not know, that my Dad’s parents raised me. Now my Granddad absolutely hung the moon for me. I was a …

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February Scripture-a-Week

How are you coming along so far with your Scripture-A-Week? So far I am doing great. I have found myself thinking about it quite a few times throughout the day. When I’m starting to feel stressed or sad for one reason or another I refer back to scripture sheet for encouragement. I love having these …

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After Christmas Texas Trip 2017

Dec. 26th The day after Christmas we got up, went and got our rental car, and headed to Baton Rouge. We stopped at The Boiling Pot in Mobile, AL. Really great shrimp po-boys, pricy, but overflowing with shrimp so it was worth it. Next stop was Rob’s cousin, Candi’s house in Baton Rouge. We stayed …

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Dorito Chili Bowl

I don’t know about you but this cold weather has me wanting to stay at home and not go anywhere. However, everything is getting back into the swing of things, so I don’t have much choice but to go out. Here in Auburn, we usually have a few days of 30 degree weather each year, …

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Christmas Day 2017

Now that we’re getting back to normal life, I’ve finally had time to sit and go through these pics. It helps that I didn’t take that many pics. Christmas this year was one of the best we’ve had in a long time. There were lots of surprises. I got the Instax Printer. The boys got …

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Currently | January 2018

Happy New Year y’all! I’m trying a couple different link ups in the new year. One of my favorite blogs is In Residence by Anne. She does a link up called Currently. I used to write a post similar to this and decided it would be a good one to try again. Starting a new …

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Chocolate Topped Peanut Butter Blondies

Blondie? No not that Blondie. More like this… You know I’ve heard of the food Blondie, but never really knew what it was. I always kind of thought it was a cookie of some sort. But, for many years I’ve wondered what the yummy peanut butter bars that I used to get at good old …

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Spinach Artichoke Dip

One of the very first appetizers that I made was this one. It’s crazy to think that I published this recipe back on my old blog back in 2006! How time flies so quickly. Anyway, this Spinach Artichoke Dip is easy and yummy. It makes a ton, but will be gone in no time. Perfect …

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January Scripture-a-Week

With the upcoming year just around the corner, I’ve been thinking about my goals, plans, and dare I say, resolutions for the new year. One of the things I want to do is memorize bible verses. I’ve always loved the idea that I’ve seen shared on Pinterest with a daily scripture, but in order for …

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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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Totality {Eclipse Weekend}

In August, we got to experience something that not many never people get to see; a Total Solar Eclipse. We decided to make a weekend of it and head to North Georgia to a location where we were in the line of totality. We shared a VRBO cabin with Rob’s sister and her family. Saturday …

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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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