Busch Gardens – Tampa, FL

While in Florida for Spring Break, we did something a little different this year. We let Alex bring a friend and we went to some amusement parks! Alex loves roller coasters, and what better way to spend his 17th birthday than to be at Busch Gardens for almost 11 hours! That Sunday they were open …

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What’s Up Wednesday ~ March 2021

Another month over with and I’m racing to get my end of the month posts done. I’m in the office this week, which means I’m exhausted when I get home, so I don’t feel like blogging after work, and last week was crazy so I’m a bit behind. Such is life! Today I’m linking up …

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iSpy #12

spring? – Anyone in the South knows that Spring equals pollen. Check out this video I found… folded – My Granddog came over the other morning. Buster is Caitlyn’s dog and he’s so fun to have around. I love this pic of him sleeping with his paw folded under his chin. open – Flowers around …

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Healthy Alternatives to Junk Food

From salted chips to ice-cream, it’s safe to say that the taste of junk food can be tempting to say the least. Luckily, there are plenty of alternatives that will hit the spot with ease. If you want to find out more, simply look below. Kale Chips You can easily replace potato chips with kale …

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iSpy #11

puzzle(d) – My puzzled look… journal – this is a journal I’ve had on my wishlist for awhile. Rob got it for me for the new year. I haven’t started using it because I want it to be the ‘right’ thing. The pages are not lined, which is playing into my decision. abstract – I …

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Foodie Activities for Post-Pandemic Celebrations

We all feel like we’ve been trapped in our homes for a long time now. The spread of COVID around the world over the course of the past year, alongside government guidelines and regulations that have been put in place to slow the spread of the virus has resulted in many of us being housebound …

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A Year of Pandemic

I’ve seen several blogger friends (Tanya/Shelly) do this post “10 Questions To Mark One Year of the Pandemic” from Laura Tremaine’s Podcast. I thought it was a really good idea to look back at the last year of going through a pandemic. What was life like in early 2020? Life was normal. We celebrated Drew’s …

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iSpy #10

Hey yall! Hope everyone is doing well. I am recovering from a busy vacay full of theme parks and spring training games. However, I did manage to pull off getting all my pics taken this week. In fact, as always I took way too many pics. So this post will be a sneak peek of …

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iSpy #9

scrambled – I initially had another idea for scrambled, but when I had some apples last week that needed to be used I ended up making Apple Bread and thought it would interesting to try and get an action shot of scrambling eggs. sparkle The frost on Alex’s car was sparkling in the morning as …

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Currently – March 2021

/choosing/ Joy or at least trying really hard for it! I’ll never forget the post from Ashley about Choosing Joy that has stuck with me>>>Choose Joy. /imagining/ Dare I say, a world without COVID?!?! Life around here, is in some ways are returning to ‘normal.’ My work place is almost entirely back to normal. In …

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Simple Steps Towards Switching to a Vegan Diet

Veganism is on the rise and increasing numbers of people are deciding to try veganism out themselves. Now this can feel like a daunting or intimidating step, but switching to vegan now is much easier than it may have been in the past, thanks to increasing demand for vegan products. Vegan basics are more widely …

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Week 8 [2021]

Here’s a run down of last week! It was a pretty busy and productive week. Monday Drew and Caitlyn and Buster came over. Drew and Rob made plans for the weekend. Tuesday Got my COVID shot #2! Got kind of a weird headache minutes after the injection. They do ask us to wait in the …

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Sentence a Day – February 2021

It’s time again for another Sentence a Day. Last month, I stuck with an actual sentence. This time I just wrote what I wanted to write, so this month’s a little more lengthy. 1 – Monday – Alex at home till the 10th bc of COVID exposure. He started Webex classes and staying quarantined to …

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iSpy #8

Happy Saturday everyone! Welcome back to another fun iSpy photo challenge! This week when thinking about the prompts were you thinking outside the box or did you go with what is easy? I know I often don’t have time to really get out and find the perfect most creative shot. I try to at least …

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Memories of the Month {2.2021}

This month I was happy about: Just still loving being able to work from home the majority of the time. I know this will end in the coming months, so I’m relishing in it while I can. This month I was sad about: This month has been pretty stressful. My anxiety has been probably as …

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Starting a Food Business From Home

Finding you have a flair for whipping up delectable dishes and mouth-watering treats in the kitchen is a life skill that will serve you well as a hobby and a gift to your family. It’s also a passion that can become a new income stream. Before turning this hobby into a business from home, make …

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What’s Up Wednesday ~ February 2021

It’s once a gain rolling down to the end of another month! The older I get the more time flies…That’s kinda scary! Today I’m linking up with Shay and Sheaffer for What’s Up Wednesday. What We’re Eating I found more steaks in the back of the freezer earlier this month and since it was cold …

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Weekend in North Alabama

I’ve been sharing with you the little adventure Rob and I had up to North Alabama. I wanted to pull it all together in one place and include some other details of the trip. Oneonta Friday night, we stopped in Oneonta because I had been looking for places to eat. Swamptails looked right up our …

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Week 7 [2021]

Hey ya’ll! Last week I mentioned I was thinking of renaming my “The Weekly” posts. I had thought about calling them “Life Lately” or something like that. But for now I think I’m just going to use the Week # and the year. Simple and to the point. And who knows I may end up …

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iSpy #7

Progress This is going to be the new Rane Culinary Science Center that is being built catty corner to the building where I work on campus. Sign Picture of a Picture – Here’s a pic of my Granddad that is in the original frame, which hangs in my office. Selfie Photographer’s Choice I had to …

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