3 Awesome Al Fresco Dining Ideas

Do you love al fresco (eating outside)? Your backyard is the perfect spot to set up some chairs and a table on your patio. However, there’s host of other factors you need to consider to ensure that your outside dining experience is comfortable. Take a look at these three awesome al fresco dining ideas to …

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What I’ve Learned about My Air Fryer (so far)

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Currently – June 2020

It’s time for another Currently post! I’m feeling… drained, but trying my best not to let it get the best of me. I need be rejoicing in the fact that I’m still working from home and the flexibility that gives. I am excited that our new neighbors moved in this week. We haven’t met them …

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How To Be A Respectful Tourist

While planning a vacation, most of us worry about our budget and where we’ll go, and don’t think about the impact we have as tourists. It can be easy to forget that not everybody else there is on vacation. As a tourist, it’s important to be respectful to the locals and of their home. Here’s …

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Mountain West Trip:Grand Tetons & Jackson Hole

Today I’m continuing on with another post about our Mountain West Trip. If you remember we left off on our Part 2 from Yellowstone. That night we stayed at the Head Waters Lodge at Flagstaff. This was a cabin like room with all the amenities you need except TV and internet. We did have a …

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Memories of the Month {5.2020}

This month I was happy about: to be done with Kayleigh getting spayed. Now that her stitches out she is so happy to be able to run and play outside. This month I was sad about: all the sadness and violence in our country right now. This year I’m going to rate the books & …

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What’s Up Wednesday ~ May 2020

Today I’m linking up with Shay and Sheaffer for What’s Up Wednesday. What We’re Eating Monday for Memorial Day we had ribs that we prepared and cooked ourselves. They turned out so good! Last Friday night, Drew cooked us dinner. We had Kabobs that were to die for with mac & cheese and baked beans. …

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What Type of Reading Glasses are Right for You

It’s a feeling many of us are familiar with. We’re typing up something on the computer or reaching for the newspaper to scan a headline and we suddenly find ourselves squinting. After a long reading session, you realize you have a slight headache. Could it be eye strain? Or do you perhaps need reading glasses? …

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Friday Favorites 5.22.2020

Linking up with Momfessionals & a Little Bit of Everything Blog Happy Friday, everybody! I thought I had a list going of stuff I’d found over the week, but either I dreamed it or I’m not remembering where I ‘wrote that down.’ Anyway here’s my Friday Favorites…. I think most of these are going to …

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Chicken & Sausage Bowtie Pasta

Like I said last week on Friday Favorites post, Rob has been making this recipe for years. And with us being home and me cooking nearly every night, I’ve been pretty religious with making a menu each week. That way when lunch and dinner roll around I’m not scrambling to figure something out. The fam …

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Corona Bucket List – Update

It’s been about 50 days since I posted my Corona Virus Bucket List. I thought I’d update to see my progress and determine what is left. I’m pretty impressed with what I’ve gotten accomplished! Here’s what I haven’t either started at all or haven’t finished… Make 3 items on my Food Bucket List. Write 5 …

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Friday Favorites 5.15.2020

Linking up with Momfessionals & a Little Bit of Everything Blog Here are my Friday Favs (5ish random things I’m loving right now) for this week…. Sometimes in my little head, I think surely things I follow or know about are known by everyone that’s interested in them. Then, I think what if I know …

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Making the Most of Your Time at Home during COVID

A couple weeks ago after watching church online, since we had everyone gathered around the TV in the living room, Rob brought up making a schedule for our family. Now each of us pretty much follow a daily schedule of our own to ensure we get things done, but when Rob and I stopped and …

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Getting Out of Town for Georgia Reopening during COVID

This last week, Rob and I took Thursday and Friday off because it was the end of the time when our work allowed us to take off without actually using vacation. We bounced the idea around of going up to the North Georgia Mountains and staying in a VRBO. However, there was something that just …

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Currently – May 2020

I had all the intentions of getting this post up yesterday, when every else did, but I got busy and actually never even looked at my To Do List. Do y’all ever do that? making I wrote an insta post last night about making cookies. Well really I’m not making them (from scratch), but I’m …

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Mountain West Trip:Day in Yellowstone-Part 2

If you missed my 1st post about Yellowstone click>>>>Mountain West Trip:Day in Yellowstone-Part 1 Part 1 is highlighted in Yellow. Part 2 is in Blue. Click map to see larger view. You can click again to zoom in even more. (Original Map Courtesy of https://yellowstone.net/) The next area we hit was Fountain Paint Pots Trail …

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Mountain West Trip:Day in Yellowstone-Part 1

If you missed my first few posts from our Mountain West Trip you can see those listed here. This post is from the 1st half of our epic day in Yellowstone with so many amazing sites, which means so many pictures to share. From traffic jams caused by bison crossing the road to geysers and …

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Friday Favorites 5.1.2020

I’ve been wanting to do a Friday Favorites post for a few weeks now, but every Friday rolls around I tell myself, Dang! It’s already Friday and I haven’t collected my favorites to share on the blog. Well here we are again. These weeks of working from home fly by so fast, so very fast. …

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Memories of the Month {4.2020}

This month I was happy about: just feeling really content. I think not having the stresses of work and running here and there. Being with family and seeing them more. This month I was sad about: falling during one of our weekly hikes. We hiked the Deadening Alpine Trail the Saturday before Easter. It’s a …

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What’s Up Wednesday ~ April 2020

Today I’m linking up with Shay and Sheaffer for What’s Up Wednesday. What We’re Eating I’ve been cooking from some of my favorite food bloggers: Plain Chicken, Simply Happy Foodie, Wholesome Recipe Box, and Cosmopolitan Cornbread. What I’m Reminiscing About Lately I’ve been thinking our travels through they years. With Corona being a thing now …

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