31 Days of Must Read Cookbooks {Day 5}

By | April 16, 2024

Here we are for Day 5 of the series of that I’m moving over from my old URL, while I’m recovering from shoulder surgery. I’d love to hear what your favorite cookbook is? Happy Tuesday, everyone! Hope everyone is having a lovely week so far. Today the cookbook I’m sharing is a perfect one to… Read More »

31 Days of Must Read Cookbooks {Day 4}

By | April 14, 2024

Here we are for Day 4 of the series of that I’m moving over from my old URL, while I’m recovering from shoulder surgery. Some of these books will be books that are part of my collection that I have found useful through the years, while others are books I come across in the library.… Read More »

My Earliest Childhood Memory

By | April 12, 2024

I write privately in a journal app called Day One. They have a lot of series that you can join in and add to your journal, which I think are a lot of fun. Gives me something else to write about besides the normal day to day happenings. I decided since I’m going to be… Read More »

31 Days of Must Read Cookbooks {Day 3}

By | April 11, 2024

If you missed my first couple of posts from this series, I’m moving these posts over from old blog, with an updated title photo and links as I’m recovering from shoulder surgery. I did all this back in March so that my blog wouldn’t go dark during this time. Enjoy! The cookbook for today is… Read More »

Share Our Lives: Favorite Make Up and Hair Products

By | April 8, 2024

I’m pretty low maintenance when it comes to hair and make up, but here’s what I use. My daily getting ready routine consists of… 1. putting this on my neck Gold Bond Age Renew Neck & Chest Firming Cream 2. using this NeutrogenaTinted Facial Moisturizer and Retinol Treatment with Broad Spectrum SPF 20 3. Maybelline… Read More »

31 Days of Must Read Cookbooks {Day 1}

By | April 7, 2024

Since I’m having shoulder surgery Tuesday, and probably won’t be able to blog for a bit, I was rummaging through posts that never got moved over from my old blog. I decided to bring over a series I did back in 2014 about cookbooks. I’m not exactly sure how long it will be before I… Read More »

2024::Mar 31-Apr 6

By | April 7, 2024

+ Last week, I spent several days getting most of my seedlings planted out. I up-potted my peppers, but did not plant them outside yet. I’ll have to get someone to help me plant those out when they get bigger. + Kayleigh…just because + Alex and the kitchen crew took a picture with Auburn University’s… Read More »

Wednesday Hodgepodge 4.2.2024

By | April 3, 2024

1. What’s a talent you wish you had? I remember my Grandmother always wished she had a beautiful singing voice and now I have the same wish. 2. In one word, what’s your state of mind right now? Scared 3. What’s the next major purchase you need to make? Will it happen this month? This… Read More »

2024::Mar 25-31

By | March 31, 2024

+ Sunrise one morning when I got to work was spectacular. + The pollen is in full force. + Lots of food prep for after surgery. I made some Keto brownies. + On our work board, the prompt was to draw a bunny. This is mine. + Rob and Me at church on Easter +… Read More »

Monthly Digest::3.2024

By | March 28, 2024

LIFE Happenings Here’s my weekly posts to catch you up. Week 10 Week 11 Week 12 Week 13 – post coming next week Loving the show The Resident. I started watching this a couple weeks ago and could totally binge it. However, I decided to slow down/stop watching it so I have something good to… Read More »

Wednesday Hodgepodge 3.27.2024

By | March 27, 2024

1.What do you love about your life right now? I am loving the days when it’s cool (not reaching the 80’s and not going below 60). That’s my kind of weather! 2. March 26th is National Spinach Day…are you a fan? If so, how do you like yours prepared/served? I like raw spinach and I… Read More »

Watching on YouTube (Feb/Mar 24)

By | March 26, 2024

Here’s some of what I’ve been watching in February and March on YouTube. Kayla Stroup [41.2K subscribers – 66 videos] – Renovating – Kayla shares about renovating her 100 year old mansion and I really enjoy seeing her updates. Fun with Louis [1.99M subscribers – 1.9K videos] – Lifestyle – Louis has recently shared a… Read More »

2024::Mar 17-24

By | March 25, 2024

I realized last week, that my weekly posts were Sunday to Saturday, but I really like to have Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in one posts, so I’m going back to having these posts Monday to Sunday for anyone that noticed… So before I jump into last week’s highlights, I gotta say. I’m 2 weeks away… Read More »

Wednesday Hodgepodge 3.20.2024

By | March 20, 2024

1. Spring is officially upon us, no matter what the weather may be in your neck of the woods. Is there any ‘spring cleaning’ on your to-do list? What’s your most dreaded task? I am in total nesting mode more than normal. I can’t remember if I mentioned it yet, but I decided to move… Read More »

2024::Mar 10-16

By | March 18, 2024

Here’s highlights from last week… + Drew’s dog, Bigsby, spent the day at our house on Monday, because he had fertilized their yard. + Monday later afternoon was my back/neck MRI. They played music through the headphones. It was 8 songs that I laid there trying to be perfectly still. + Kayleigh girl’s favorite thing.… Read More »

BBQ Chicken Brining Recipe

By | March 15, 2024

Today I’m sharing this amazing recipe for Brining BBQ Chicken. As we approach spring, I’m excited to get outside and get the grilled fired back up. This is one of my go to recipes for grilling. If you’ve never brined chicken before, I recommend you try it. Usually when we BBQ chicken on the grill,… Read More »

Wednesday Hodgepodge 3.13.2024

By | March 13, 2024

1. Thursday is National Pi Day…are you good at math? What was the last thing you had to calculate? Did you use your head or technology? Last slice of pie you ate? I’m decent at math. I often have to calculate hours for my student workers. I use my head and then check it with… Read More »

Share Our Lives: 5 Items You Can’t Live Without

By | March 11, 2024

Here we are for another Share Our Lives post. Today we’re sharing 5 things you can’t live without. I tried thinking about things I use everyday. Most of these are just creature comforts and honestly I could live without them, but they make life easier/better. So here they are in no particular order. My laptop… Read More »

2024::Mar 3-9

By | March 10, 2024

+ I have over 30 Apple Watch Bands…Yeah, I’m kind of addicted. I guess I should have put that on my recent post that asked what I collected! Haha! So I used to just have them in a bag, but wanted a way to organize them. I got this case for them and I love… Read More »