2010 Archive

Happy 13th Anniversary!

I wanted to wish my wonderful husband a happy wedding anniversary! 13 years! Here’s a pic of us at our reception, before it started pouring down rain. Here’s an anniversary prayer I found recently. Lord, help us to remember when we first met and the strong love that grew between us. To work that love …

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Scattered Thoughts

Like I mentioned in my last post, I’ve been super busy with soccer league pictures. I finished up last night with taking the pictures. Now I’ve got to finish going through the pictures, editing, posting to galleries, sending emails, and placing orders. Then, start deliveries. Lots of work. I’m just happy that I was able …

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Rosie: 1997-2010

If you follow me on facebook, you are aware of how the last couple of weeks have gone. So very busy with school starting and all that goes with that. I’m also taking Soccer league pictures last week and this week. On top of all that, Thursday August 5th, Rob had come home for lunch …

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Sailing on Sovereign of the Seas

This cruise was planned a little while after we found out we were expecting our 2nd child. We wanted to go ahead and bring Drew on a cruise, because we knew it would probably be quite awhile before we got to take him on one. Rob’s Mom and Step Dad joined us, which was nice. …

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[insert zany title here, please] updated

I just love when Rude Cactus does the posts of numbers. I’ve kept that in mind, trying to find a good time to do a post like that. Well, unfortunately the time has come. LOL! I was hoping it would be some wonderful post about a vacation or new job. Not so much. I’ll just …

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Trip to Murphy, NC

Tuesday night the week before 4th of July, Rob was talking with his brother about finding something “fun” to do over the weekend. The last few years we have mainly hung out at home and enjoyed time with our neighbors. Before that we headed to Texas to visit my family there. Anyway, after some thought …

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Ok, Ok, Ok!

So this blog seems to be turning into a cruise blog and I’m sorry to those of you who think of cruising as a ridiculous way to travel. Since we can’t take any big vacations now, it’s just been so therapeutic for me to write these cruising entries. I do plan to do some other …

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Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day, Dad! Hope it’s a great one. Miss u and luv you much!

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Cruising 101 {Eating & Drinking}

Eating is one of the best part of cruising, so here I’m sharing some of the ins and outs of eating and drinking on a cruise. For the ships that have free-style cruising like Norwegian Cruises, their dining is done differently. Although, I’ve never done this before, I understand it to be more like what …

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Photo Walk {Atlanta: Oakland Cemetery}

Last Saturday I took a trip up to Atlanta for my first photo walk. We met up at Oakland Cemetery. It’s quite a large cemetery currently at 48 acres. There are several sections of the cemetery Original 6 acres, Confederate section, New Jewish section, Black section, and Potter’s field. I made it to 3 sections, …

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Fix-It Friday #57

Original I did 5 or 6 edits of this photo, but I wanted to post something “out of the box.” So here you have it! This is a texture layer added to make it look like a strip of film. Not my favorite, but something different.

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Cruising Lingo

While writing the FAQ page, I realized that before I started cruising a lot of the cruise lingo were words I didn’t know. You may find this helpful when reading my entries about cruising. bow: front section of the ship bridge: section of the ship where the captain & crew navigate and steer the ship …

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Things That Make You Happy

When thinking of things that make happy there’s all sorts of categories of things that make me happy. I’m going to try and highlight the top things so this is not a never ending post! I can’t make a list without putting my kids. I’ll have to say I’m especially happy when they’re getting along! …

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American Idol {Spoiler!}

The American Idol finale was awesome! Incredible performers and performances! The highlight of the show was when Casey James came out and sang Every Rose Has Its Thorn. During earlier performances, Rob and I would call out who sang the song originally. I, for some reason, was thinking it was Guns N Roses and we …

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American Idol {Spoiler!}

The American Idol finale was awesome! Incredible performers and performances! The highlight of the show was when Casey James came out and sang Every Rose Has Its Thorn. During earlier performances, Rob and I would call out who sang the song originally. I, for some reason, was thinking it was Guns N Roses and we …

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Show Us Your Life Friday {Show us Your Hometown}

For my Show us Your Life post today, we’re telling about you live. I live in Auburn, AL. It has grown so much since I moved here in 1996. I really love the quaintness of this college town. There’s lots of the perks of a large city, just in a smaller setting. View from above. …

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Happy Birthday, Granddad!

Today would have been my Granddad’s 86th birthday! May is such a difficult month for me for so many reason, which I won’t get into right now. One reason is this, that Granddad was born and passed in May. I have so many great pictures of him that are still left to scan, but here’s …

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Made it through Kindergarten!

Alex’s Kindergarten year is winding down. What? Really? I went today to get “end of the school year” pics. I made this collage. Sorry to know we won’t be coming back here. 🙁 Here’s a few more pics in Black & White.

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Celebrity Century {7 Day Eastern Caribbean} Part 2

Read Part 1 June 5, 2003: Thursday Thursday was a day of relaxation and recuperation from our several days off ship. We slept in, ate lunch in the dining room, relaxed poolside, and enjoyed some onboard activities. That evening was the Dinner Menu 2nd formal night followed by the show, Las Vegas-Then and Now. June …

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Show Us your Life {How You Met Your Husband}

This week at Show Us your Life over at Kelly’s Korner is How You Met Your Husband week. I’ve written some pretty in depth posts about that you can start with here. I have most of the next post And baby makes three…(part V) started, but never finished it. Maybe I’ll finish that soon. Anyway, …

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