January Monthly Musings- All About Love

Today I’m linking up for Monthly Musings for December with Patty & Holly. 1. How do I show love? What is my love language? I show my love through actions, gift giving, and service. My love language is service. Doing the dishes or doing something around the house are my favorite! 2. Any fun Valentine …

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iSpy #4

Hey yall! It’s iSpy Saturday again. Before I get into my pics for the week, I wanted to let you know that for the iSpy prompts, I have added them to the side bar, which you’ll see over there >>>>> You may have to scroll down to see it. If you’re your phone scroll all …

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Pumpkin Bread

Growing up my Granny, my Mom’s mom, was the best cook in my family. She always had banana nut bread or pumpkin bread stocked up in the freezer and any time I was walking out the door, she’d tell me to stop by the freezer and grab some bread to bring home. Ugh! How I …

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3 Cooking Methods for Healthier Living

According to Harvard Health Publishing, frequently eating fried foods puts people (especially women) at a 13% risk of premature death. Healthy cooking does not translate into gourmet eating. On the contrary, it refers to basic cooking methods that preserve nutrients and provide optimum nourishment for your body. Even more essential is adopting these healthier cooking …

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All About You

Hey yall! Today I’m excited to be linking up with good ol’ blog friend, Leslie and my new blog friend, Carrie. They are starting a new series called from Texas with Love. I’m not sure if they really only want Texans linking up, but regardless I thought it would be a fun post to write. …

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Two Must-Sees in Huntsville, AL for Taphophiles

Here we are again for another ‘catch up’ travel post since we’re not traveling much because of COVID. A few years ago Rob and I went up to Huntsville, AL for a wedding. We spent the weekend there and made it into a mini-vacation. While we were there I had a couple spots I wanted …

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The Weekly [1.17-24.2021]

Hey yall! How was your weekend? Mine was good…for the most part. We celebrated Drew’s 23rd birthday. Man, as I type that, it makes me feel old. How am I old enough to have a kid that age?! I’m changing my “The Weekly” posts to run Monday-Sunday instead of Sunday-Saturday, but this week is my …

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iSpy #3

Happy Saturday everyone! Time for another iSpy Photo Challenge. Ordinary Day – Most weekdays, you’ll find me here working from home. Favorite Here’s ‘Monty.’ Yes, I named a plant. I have been wanting to get some really cool house plants and these are usually so expensive. This is a Monstera Deliciosa, I believe. Right before …

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Winter Recipe Bucket List

Hey yall! Well we’re already a month into Winter and here I am just now posting some lists for Winter. That’s ok. We still have about 2 months left of winter. Today I’m going to recap a few things I made from my Fall Food Bucket List and then list off recipes/foods to try during …

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The Weekly Catchup [12.27.2020-1.16.2021]

I know I keep saying it, but man, this year has been so busy so far. How are we already more than half way done with January? I was looking back to see when my last “The Weekly” post was, which was from back in December! My iPhone camera is dying and so I have …

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iSpy #2

Hey yall! It’s already time for another iSpy photo challenge. I was in the office this week training my new crew. This means I get home and am ready to collapse. Just so tired. Here’s how I saw the prompts through my lens. Parts So I think I struggled with this one the most. I …

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iSpy {2021 Photo Challenge} #1

Today starts off our iSpy 2021 Photo Challenge #1! Did you decide to join along? If so, how did do this week? I can’t wait to go check out your iSpy captures. I struggled a bit with a couple of them, but with this being such a busy week I’m pretty happy with what I …

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After Christmas Getaway 2020

The Monday after Christmas we got up and headed out to Inlet Beach near Panama City Beach, FL. We make a little detour on the way down to our favorite sausage store, Conecuh. If you’ve never had Conecuh, you are totally missing out. It is made in Evergreen, AL and I think most of the …

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How to Plan the Best Weekend Getaway

After a long week of work, sometimes you need a weekend getaway to relax and rejuvenate. Some people look forward to such a weekend break and find exotic and adventurous places. These weekend jaunts are preferable by many since they are less expensive and require fewer travel expenses. You will be surprised how planning for …

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Currently – January 2021

/beginning/ the new year with some goals that I’m actually still formulating. I hope to post those soon. I’ve also decided to begin doing the Sentence a Day post each month. In case you missed it, I’m also beginning a new photo challenge that you can read about here>>>> iSpy Photo Challenge /feeling/ relieved. Yesterday …

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Memories, Dreams, and Reflections 2020

So I did this post back in 2011! Cannot believe it’s been that long and really, I thought I had done this post more than once. I got the idea from Ashley’s blog, which is no longer updated. See the bottom of the post for the ‘rules.’ 1. Me! 2020 has held lots of ups …

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iSpy Photo Challenge 2021

I’ve been wanting to do some type of link-up for 2021. I’ve also wanted to get more creative with my photography. I had this desire 6 years ago, but didn’t stick with it. This year I don’t want this to happen. I know having others join me in the challenge will motivate me to keep …

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Memories of the Month {12.2020}

This month I was happy about: Christmas of course! Time off work. More time with Drew & Caitlyn. This month I was sad about: just trying not to be sad this month. Here’s my rating system for entertainment: ♥ ♥ = Love it! A must read/see! ♥ = Really good! Highly recommend. ✓ ✓ = …

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2021 New Year’s Goals Printable

Happy New Year! I’ve seen so many people saying how they can’t wait till 2021 and how they seem think that with the flip of the calendar year that everything will be back to “normal.” While I hope that this year is much better than last year and we can slowly start to return to …

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Christmas Day 2020

On Christmas Day, we got kind of a late start. Rob and I were up till pretty late. We did are normal preheating the oven, got dressed, and got ready. Drew and Caitlyn came over. We practically had to drag the teenager, Alex, out of the bed. We ate our traditional breakfast of Sausage Balls …

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