Fun Facts About Outer Banks

image The Outer Banks is often forgotten about, but it is full of exciting historical events and facts. With it being a vast sandbar, it’s not attached to anything and is higher than the current sea level. In 1903 was the first flight out of Kitty Hawk by the Wright Brothers which was a big …

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Four Ways To Reduce Your Risk When Grocery Shopping

image Buying groceries has taken on a new meaning thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic. Now, walking into a store and ticking off the products on your list isn’t as simple as it was previously. You’ve got tons of new rules to consider, and what was once a quick run out to the supermarket is currently …

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Currently – August 2020

It’s time for another currently post. choosing I am choosing to try very hard not worry, but then I worry about not worrying. It’s a struggle. I think so many of see and hear things, whether it be on social media or on the news with all this COVID stuff. “Schools not going to open …

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Visit to the Eastman Museum [Rochester, NY]

So while all our travels are on hold, it’s giving me an opportunity to go back and write about our travels from years past that I never got to. Today I’m sharing with you my visit to the George Eastman House in Rochester, NY. Since photography is one of my loves, this was right up …

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The Weekly [Garden Edition] 7.26-8.1.2020

PICS & GOINGS ON When I looked at all my pics on my phone for this last week, they were almost all from the garden! With it being the end of month last week, I updated you with most everything that happened last week in those posts. So here’s what happened in the garden last …

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Memories of the Month {7.2020}

This month I was happy about: getting slicer tomatoes to fully ripe! Just so exciting! This month I was sad about: having terrible poison ivy. I talked about that here. This year I’m going to rate the books & movies. Here’s my rating system: ♥ ♥ = Love it! A must read/see! ♥ = Really …

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My Lil’ Container Garden – Summer 2020

I’m honestly not even sure where to start with this garden post, since I haven’t done a great job of documenting it here all along. I know I’ve mentioned it a lot the last few months. To start off I’d like to say that this garden would not have been a thing if it weren’t …

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What’s Up Wednesday ~ July 2020

Today I’m linking up with Shay and Sheaffer for What’s Up Wednesday. What We’re Eating I made these Spicy Bacon Wrapped Pineapple Bites. What a nice yummy, easy treat to make! One of my go tos over this time of COVID has been the Frontera Fajitas. Super easy and good! What I’m Reminiscing About I’ve …

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Top Packing Tips for a Stress-Free Vacation

image When planning your next vacation, you have probably been busy researching your travel itinerary, booking flights, and organizing documents. One thing that may not have spent too much time over is planning how and what to pack in your suitcase. Packing for your vacation is for many people, a last-minute dash. The rush to …

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St. Simons Island Trip – Part 2

Last week I shared the 1st part of our St. Trip with you. Click to read that>>>>St. Simons Island Trip-Part 1 Today’s post covers the 2nd half of the trip from Wednesday through Saturday when we head home. Wednesday So after a pretty tiring day in Savannah, on Wednesday we decided to stick around St. …

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The Weekly [7.19-25.2020]

What a day it’s been already! Up at the crack of dawn to take Drew’s Graduation pics. It started off at 70° and was 80° by the time we were done. Doesn’t sound that bad, but it was 60% humidity, so I was dripping sweat by the time were done. I’ll post some of those …

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Making Road Trips Better

Road trips are great fun! You can take the people you want along with you, go where you want, and have some crazy adventures along the way. But when it comes to being practical about the road trip you want to go on, you can doubt just how comfortable it’s going to be to spend …

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St. Simons Island Trip – Part 1

Saturday Earlier this summer we were itching for a change of scenery and decided to take a week off and go on a vacation. With Drew starting classes right before the 4th of July, we determined that the week before that would be good. This ended up being Drew’s graduation trip. No, it’s not NYC, …

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The Weekly [7.12-18.2020]

PICS & GOINGS ON These got sent out this week! It is getting real and coming fast. I planted some Marigold seeds kind of late, but love that some of them are starting to bloom. Not sure what kind of bugs are camped out on them. So for those of you who’ve never gardened before …

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Spicy Bacon Wrapped Pineapple Bites

I recently wrote about being burnt out with all the same recipes. I’ve been on a quest to find and tweak new recipes. Today I have a great one for ya! Get this! Spicy Bacon Wrapped Pineapple Bites! If you’re not too into Spicy or it bothers your stomach, feel free to leave out the …

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The Weekly [7.5-11.2020]

PICS & GOINGS ON Here’s Katniss hanging out on the deck stairs, which comes down from our bedroom. Here’s the house right before they started installing gutters that’s they extension cord is running in the yard. Here’s the after – Nasty old awning gone is probably the biggest different you can see. And Kayleigh is …

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Frontera Fajita Sauce

Today I wanted to share with you a new to me food product that is so good! I’m usually not a fan of ready made sauces like this, but decided to give it a try. My boys love fajitas, but I find it a chore to marinade meat ahead of time and fire up the …

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The Weekly [6.28-7.4.2020]

I haven’t done a “The Weekly” post since last year. I thought that maybe since we’re half way done through this year, I’d start doing these posts every week again. It’s a good way to quickly rundown things that are happening and share some pics. Not sure how that will affect my end of the …

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Friday Favorites 7.3.2020

Linking up with Momfessionals & a Little Bit of Everything Blog I can’t believe I didn’t do a Friday Favorites posts at all during the month of June! I mean time just flies by so quickly. So here we are it’s July! I just got an email from the school system about Fall Learning Models. …

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Memories of the Month {6.2020}

This month I was happy about: getting some time away on a week long vacay! Our new neighbors are just lovely! I am so so excited and thankful to have good neighbors again. This month I was sad about: This year I’m going to rate the books & movies. Here’s my rating system: ♥ ♥ …

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