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iSpy #100 (the last one)

Hey yall! So this will be the last iSpy (at least for awhile). We will see. I was going to finish off this year, but then I thought with it being our 100th iSpy and it be the Christmas season, this is a good time to call it quits. The reason I’m not continuing on …

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Monthly Digest – November 2022

November was actually a long month for me, but then again I still can’t believe it’s almost December. It’s the Christmas season and I’m just not sure I’m ready for that. LIFE Happenings We had our yearly crawl space inspection and its a good thing because the pipe coming from our kitchen sink had a …

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3 Crazy Unique Vacation Ideas

A vacation is often well-deserved, but some people don’t want to settle for the same things everyone else does. It’s probably something you’ve done before, and you could even be bored at the thought of it. With a few unique vacation ideas can make it much more appealing. Here’s three vacation options that stand out …

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Thanksgiving 2022

This year Thanksgiving was different. Rob’s mom and step dad went to Florida. Rob’s sister had all her in-laws at their house. With all that info, we just decided to do our own Thanksgiving at our house with just the boys and their dates, as well as Rob’s brother. I cooked all the sides and …

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iSpy #99

special What a special sunset! blunt Couldn’t come up with anything for this one. starts with S The sky looked really cool one day last week when I was walking. food My Thanksgiving plate your choice I’m still obsessed with all the fall colors I’ve been seeing in my neighborhood. You are invited to the …

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Double Date in Atlanta

This past weekend Drew had planned a date day for he and Caitlyn. We ended up tagging along as we thought we were going to be doing some wedding stuff that day up in Atlanta, but ended up not having to. It was a surprise for me and Caitlyn. All we knew was dress comfy-cute, …

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iSpy #98

lock Y’all, I thought I had something for this one, but no such luck. Spot in Town – quarterly – Didn’t get over there to take a pic. body parts in the dark your choice You are invited to the Inlinkz link party! Click here to enter I’d love you to join along with us …

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A Sad Goodbye

I mentioned we had to go out of town for a funeral. I had started writing details about what happened, but really this isn’t my story to share. What I will share is that Drew’s fiance’s mom passed away. At 47… It wasn’t a surprise. She’s been sick for years. It was still the saddest …

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Carnival Glory Cruise:Day 2 & 3

Today we’re continuing more cruise posts. If you missed my post about day 0 & 1, read that here>>>Carnival Glory Day 0 & 1 Day 2 & 3 of our cruise were days at sea. I probably won’t write about all the sea days. Sometimes trying to figure out how to structure these cruise posts …

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iSpy #97

acorn plant – quarterly – this plant has grown so much. I’ve cut several pieces off to propogate. brown so much raking to be done. Pine straw…ugh! forever When I think of something that is forever, I think of time so I took a picture of my watch. your choice 3 out of 4 horses …

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Carnival Glory Cruise:Day 0 & 1

Today I’m finally starting to share about our Back to Back cruises. Actually this first post is about us driving down to New Orleans and the day we got on the ship. We left around 1pm after an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony. We stopped at Conecuh headquarters for Cajun sausage dogs down in Evergreen, …

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iSpy #96

I’m sorry this is so late. I’m out of town for a funeral. I’ll get my pics posted at some point, but for now here’s the link up and the prompts for this week. – Updated now with pics! leaf love This is a huge pile of leaves. The photo doesn’t really do it justice. …

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5 Reasons to Take a Food Tour While Traveling

The world is full of amazing places to eat. Whether in a new city or looking for something new to try in your hometown, there’s always something new to explore. When you travel for work or pleasure, it’s easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of traveling and need more time to explore the …

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Prime Purchases – Sept/Oct 2022

Linking up with Tanya at The Other Side of the Road today sharing my purchases from Amazon for the last couple months. I’ve really tried to keep my Amazon purchases to a minimum. Bible Study The Gospel of John Journal – I plan to start a study of John with HPUMC. I’ll be way behind, …

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iSpy #95

earth I had lots of ideas for this one, but these fall colors in my neck of the woods on earth are too gorgeous not to post. near I took this through a rain covered window Sunday morning when I was sitting in the car waiting from Rob to run into the gas station. I …

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Burnt Out With Cooking? Here’s How To Get Back To It!

Do you go through phases of really enjoying cooking and other times you have to drag yourself into the kitchen to whip something up for you family? Maybe you were constantly in the kitchen trying out new recipes and making unique dishes? Somewhere along the way, you somehow fell out of love with cooking and …

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Jefferson City & St. Charles, Missouri

Hey yall! Here we are again for another travel post. This will be my final post for our St. Louis and beyond trip. In case you missed other posts from this trip, they’re listed here: Missouri/Kansas Trip Jefferson City, MO The sky looked crazy when we arrived at the hotel that evening. After we checked …

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Topeka & Lawrence, Kansas Highlights

Hey yall! Here we are again for another travel post. In case you missed other posts from this trip, they’re listed here: Missouri/Kansas Trip After getting up in Kansas City, our next plan of action was to continue driving. Entering the state of Kansas Topeka, KS Our first stop was in downtown Topeka. The rotunda …

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October 2022 Monthly Musings-Thanksgiving Prep

Today I’m linking up for Monthly Musings for October with Patty & Holly. 1. Do you host Thanksgiving or go somewhere else? I typically do not host. We either go to my mother-in-law’s or my sister-in-law’s depending on who’s in town. Sometimes my in-laws go visit other family for Thanksgiving. This is a pic of …

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Monthly Digest – October 2022

How is it almost November?!?! It is just crazy to think how quickly time goes by even though the days often drag by. Anyone else feel that? LIFE Happenings Rob and I watched Drew’s dog, Bigsby for an extended weekend earlier in the month, when he and Caitlyn had to go to Florida. We took …

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