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Watching & Listening – Summer 2022

As mentioned back in April, we were behind on all our DVR TV watching then and so we spent all summer trying to catch up! We are just now wrapping up the last show. Jump to:  TV Shows  |  Podcasts  |  Music TV Shows New Shows This Summer Breaking Bad (Netflix) Surviving Summer (Netflix) Breaking …

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iSpy #84

everyday Kayleigh voluntarily gets in her crate everyday. Since she was raised with a bunch of other corgis, they were all crate trained. That’s where they spent a good amount of time. Show dog life is different. As you can see she loves her crate and its honestly where she prefers to be if we’re …

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Major Upgrades Your Home Needs Right Now

When it comes to home improvements, many people often keep a running list of things they’d like to improve, whether be renovations or new furniture. There is so much that can be done to a house to improve the comfort level and the curb appeal. Let’s talk about some thing to keep in mind when …

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Skills to Become an Even Better Home Cook

Anyone that hopes to become more skilled in the kitchen and willing to improve their cooking habits is certainly someone who deserves all the friends in the world. This is because home cooks tend to have a blossoming passion for cooking well, and sharing that cooking with those they appreciate. If you hope to follow …

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Monthly Digest – July 2022

Here’s another monthly digest. LIFE Happenings lots and lots of traveling and wedding planning. Loving Virgin River Season 4. Happy All the travels Excited that Drew & Caitlyn have a date and the venue booked for their wedding! Reminiscing about our first trip to the mountains for the 4th. Read about that here. Social I …

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iSpy #83

I’m back and here we are in August. For this week we’ll go back to weekly prompt lists. I was going to try and catch up with the weekly posts from July, but I am so behind on everything…including tons of blogging. So that’s not going to happen. And what the heck was I thinking …

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4th of July Trip 2022

Today I’m sharing with you our trip to the mountains for the 4th of July this year. We stayed about 3 miles north of the GA/NC border. Here’s a link to the cabin we stayed at >>> Evolve Vacation Rentals. Here are the highlights of our trip. Here the boys are on the ground level …

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Omaha, Nebraska Trip::Part 5

This is the last Omaha post! In this post, we woke up in Mount Vernon, IL and made our way home. About 25 miles south of Mount Vernon on I-57 in Benton, IL we passed this George Harrison Commemorative Mural, which I had read about on Atlas Obscura. I just snapped this from the highway, …

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Omaha, Nebraska Trip::Part 4

Continuing on with another Omaha post. Wednesday After the loss Tuesday night, we had to determine how long we were going to take to get home, what route we were going to take, what cities we wanted to be sure to go through, etc! Our plan for that day was to drive to Des Moine, …

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Omaha, Nebraska Trip::Part 3

Monday Auburn had a 1 o’clock game, so we got up and headed downtown and walked to the team hotel for Tiger Walk. In downtown Omaha they have an area called Pioneer Courage Park full of beautiful sculptures. Here we are in our seats before the game started. Auburn beat Stanford, which was so exciting. …

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Omaha, Nebraska Trip::Part 2

Sunday Here we are for another travel post. This one shares Day 2 of our trip to Omaha, NE mainly to watch Auburn play in the Men’s College World Series. In case you miss my Part 1 post>>>Part 1 We checked out of our hotel that morning, because we had an VRBO booked for the …

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Omaha, Nebraska Trip::Part 1

A few weeks ago on a Monday night when Auburn played Oregon State in the 3rd and final game of the series to determine who was going to the Men’s College World Series we didn’t have any plans to go to Omaha. However, Rob looked at me during that game and said, you know if …

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4 Vegetables You Can Make Into The Hero Of A Dish

If you are trying to learn some great vegetarian recipes that you can have under your belt, there are a number of them that you might want to look into. One of the great approaches to vegetarian cooking is to simply take a single vegetable and find some way to make it the hero of …

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iSpy #78 – 82

sparkle Sparkly cupcake toppers from an engagement party we went to wet Rain on the sunroof rounded Rounded Sudafed package and rounded Tylenol…I’ve had a cold this passed weekend. banana I actually had to pull from the archives for this one, because we’re packing for the 4th trip and I actually packed the bananas we …

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Monthly Digest – June 2022

Here we are again….another monthly digest. How was June for you? If I had to sum it up in one word I would says Sweaty! It is just so hot and humid. LIFE Happenings Rob and I along with his brother Nick took a road trip to Omaha for the College World Series. Going through …

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Carnival Horizon 2022 – Little Havana and more

Today is the last Carnival Horizon post! This post is covering the day we got off the ship and what we did afterwards. Disembarkation day is never fun, but it really seemed to go better this time. The day before we picked up luggage tags. If memory serves there is an early group and later …

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iSpy #77

Hey everyone! Hope everyone is having a great Saturday. I am back from Omaha and the road trip back. I’ll have a post up about that soon. I am actually fighting a cold now, so that’s fun. Here are my takes on this week’s iSpy all from Omaha! Event College World Series – This was …

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How To Make Any Trip More Memorable

Whether you are a seasoned traveler, or you are just thinking about making traveling something you do more of, it is a good idea to know how you can most effectively make every trip as memorable as possible. I think for me every trip is memorable, but sometimes for totally different reasons. In this post, …

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iSpy #76

Hey, yall! Sorry I’m late getting this posted. I’m in Omaha, Nebraska watching the Auburn Tigers play in the College World Series and this is really the first opportunity to sit down and pull my lap top out. It’s hot here, but thankfully not humid and after the games I’m zonked! Anyway, hope everyone is …

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The Summer Heat Is Back… And It’s Time To Get Your Camera Out

Why do summer photos always look so much better than any other? Summer is by far the best season for recording memories with your camera! Indeed, there are many reasons for that, but more often than not, our beautiful summer photos rely on the combination of the following happy things: You take them during a …

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