The Weekly [10.11-17.2020]

iPHONE PICS & GOINGS ON This last week was a busy week of working in the office, but still making the best of it. Here’s a run down of some of the fun… Look at the baby Tabasco peppers! They are finally growing. Turns out they needed fertilizer. *eye roll* Hashtag First time gardener problems …

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YouTube channels

I promised a while back that I would write a post about my favorite YouTube channels that I’m currently watching. I don’t know if you’ve embraced YouTube yet. I know I only watched YouTube for how to videos until maybe 3 years ago. I go through phases where regular TV just gets old and YouTube …

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Apple Walnut Oatmeal Muffins

Here’s another old recipe that I thought I’d share again since it’s one of the items on my Fall Food Bucket List. I have had a craving for apples and oatmeal lately. I decided to make these Apple Walnut Oatmeal Muffins. These turned out so good and I think they’re my second favorite muffins! Aren’t …

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Fall Fun Bucket List

Last week I shared my Fall Food Bucket list in an effort to find new recipes to add to my Fall traditions. Today I decided to go ahead and make a Fall Fun Bucket List, even if we are nearly half way done with my favorite season! It’s never too late to decide to bring …

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The Weekly [10.4-10.2020]

iPHONE PICS & GOINGS ON Last Sunday, we drove to church that afternoon for drive by communion as well as blessing of the pets. Everybody loved seeing Kayleigh. Rob and Drew went the Auburn football game Saturday. This is a pretty big deal with COVID. Auburn decided to make game by game decisions on who …

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Jalapeno Popper Dip

This is a post that I posted on my old blog back 5 years ago maybe. I will never forget though Rob’s reaction to this recipe was “where has then been all my life?!?!” I’ve wanted to make the dip again, but my family just really isn’t big dip eaters. I have used the leftovers …

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Fall Food Bucket List

Raise your hand if fall is your favorite season. Raise your hand if you are in a cooking rut like me. My friend, Leslie over at Once Upon a Time Happily Ever After asked me like a month ago to join in on the Autumn Bucket List fun. I finally had some time recently to …

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Currently – October 2020

It’s time for another Currently post. I’ll admit these prompts were hard for me. admiring I’ve recently been watching some YouTubers (Kara and Nate) and their interesting life during this COVID time. Nate mountain biked the Colorado Trail with his brother and a friend. My Dad was an avid cycler and mountain biker who lived …

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The Weekly [9.27-10.3.2020]

iPHONE PICS & GOINGS ON Wednesday was my 45th birthday! WOW! Numbers usually don’t really bother me, but man that sounds old. I had a great birthday. Taking the day off was great. I got a chocolate candy bar (thanks, Alex!) I also go an Echo Dot, a lap desk so my hot laptop doesn’t …

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7 Benefits of Staying in a Cabin on Vacation

Staying in a log cabin is the perfect way to get away from it all. You can finally get back in touch with nature while enjoying the home comforts of proper accommodation whatever the season. There are plenty of different options for log cabins as well. Some have a sense of community or if it’s …

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Acid Reflux?

I mentioned in a couple posts recently about having an Endoscopy done. I never really went into all the details, so I’m going to do that here. Maybe 10 years ago (maybe longer), I started having acid reflux. My dr. prescribed something for it, but said I shouldn’t stay on but a couple months because …

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Tips For More Comfortable Travel

We tend to think of traveling as an endlessly fun experience, but this isn’t always the case. While we’ll hope that all of our trips have fun and exciting elements, it’s also possible that there’ll be somewhat interrupted by uncomfortable and awkward moments. Of course, this isn’t entirely unwelcome. Part of the magic of traveling …

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Memories of the Month {9.2020}

This month I was happy about: Things feeling a little more normal with college football starting and activities like soccer and scouts ramping back up for fall. Also glad we’ve been blessed with some cooler days. This month I was sad about: Not sad about much or that I can remember, which is good! Here’s …

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What’s Up Wednesday ~ September

Today I’m linking up with Shay and Sheaffer for What’s Up Wednesday. What We’re Eating I feel like this is almost the same answer as last month, but its true. I think I burnt myself out all these months being home and preparing/cooking lunch and dinner. I can’t seem to get back to meal planning …

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Last Day in New York

This will be my last post about our New York/Ontario trip. If you’d like to read the other posts from this trip click here>>> New York/Ontario Trip On our last day in New York, we got up and decided to explore Buffalo some more before heading back to Rochester to catch our flight home. We …

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September Monthly Musings

Today I’m sharing Monthly Musings for September. My favorite Fall tradition? My favorite things about fall is decorating as well as all the fall candles. And of course cheering on our Auburn Tigers. My favorite Halloween tradition? I am just not a big fan of Halloween itself. My kids always enjoyed dressing up and really …

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Niagara Falls and Beyond

If you missed my first post where we traveled to Toronto, Ontario, Canada from Rochester, NY and our adventures that day check this post out first >>> Toronto, Ontario, Canada We got up the next morning and wanted a nice breakfast. We wound up going to Evviva, which was a trendy little spot, where we …

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The Weekly [9.13-19.2020]

iPHONE PICS & GOINGS ON Last Sunday Rob, Kayleigh, and I rode out to where our Boy Scout troop will start meeting. With COVID our troop has had very little activity. We could have met at a public park, but we have seen some much COVID shaming and strangers posting pictures of kids not wearing …

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How Travel Can Encourage Children To Explore New Hobbies

image As a parent, naturally you want to ensure that your kids get the very best start in life, which is why you always make sure to put them and their needs first. You want to ensure that your children are able to meet their goals and aspirations later in life, which is why you …

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The Weekly [9.6-12.2020]

My brain…is just. I dunno. I thought I posted this, but apparently didn’t! Here’s my weekly post from last week. iPHONE PICS & GOINGS ON Saturday Drew came over and hung out with us and watch baseball and football with Rob. Caitlyn ended up coming over for dinner and Rob made his Chicken & Sausage …

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