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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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Getting Kids to Eat Healthier

The unrelenting challenge of getting your children to eat healthily can drain your system. It can make you throw your hands up in the air and just give up. You can fool yourself into thinking that because children have a young and quick metabolism, that junk food won’t have too much of an effect on …

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7 Tips For Mastering The Perfect Stir-Fry

Whether you enjoy eating it as a mid-week meal or prefer cooking it on special occasions, there’s no denying that stir-fry meals are popular everywhere. They contain a delicious yet nutritionally-balanced meal in one bowl or plate. They’re also straightforward to prepare and cook. But, despite the ease of preparation and cooking, do you feel …

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Easter Treats to Make Today

This time of year it can be a fun time to get baking and making treats, because of all of the Peeps, jelly beans, and Cadbury eggs that fill the stores. Easter is a time when lots of cute and creative treats that you can make with eggs, chicks, and bunnies can be made. We’re …

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Mountain West Trip:In & Around Casper, WY

This is another post from our Mountain West Trip. Day 3 we got up and Drew was in charge of showing us around Casper. First we drove up to the top of Casper Mountain. We saw this Coyote as we drove. Up on top of Casper Mountain is a small Ski Resort called Hogadon Basin …

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Currently – April 2020

sharing The last couple days I’ve been sharing some new posts: What’s Up Wednesday Spring Break Trip 2020 I made a page of all our Spring Training Trips. writing Well I’ve been writing a lot in the above posts. I hope to write a lot more over the next few weeks and get more caught …

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Memories of the Month {3.2020}

This month I was happy about: for more family time and working from home. I time to slow down a bit and actually be forced to get stuff done that otherwise wouldn’t. Just making the best of the situation. This month I was sad about: the whole coronavirus is a complete downer. It’s so sad …

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