april Archive

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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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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What’s Up Wednesday ~ April 2019

Here we are almost done with April. I’m linking up with Shay and Sheaffer for What’s Up Wednesday. What We’re Eating I’ve been eating a lot of Zaxby’s lately. I just been craving chicken fingers. I’ve also cooked some new stuff, which I hope to share with you some day. What I’m Reminiscing About Our …

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Fill in the Blank Friday 4.29.11

I found a fun new “meme” on This Life is Sweet yesterday and decided it would be fun. Fill in the Blank Fridays originates from The Little Things We Do. 1. I am looking forward to our trip this weekend. More about that later! 2. Something kind of embarrassing that I still love anyway is …

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Give Blood

Today I was able to mark off another of my goals in my 101 in 1001 list! It was also a very important one. Today I gave blood for the 1st time. Here’s the run down of the time frame for giving blood and sense it was my 1st doing it, I was extra cautious …

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Camping

Here’s a couple pics from Saturday and Sunday when we went camping. Our weekend started with Alex’s baseball game in Auburn at 9:30 am. We booked it out of there, back home to finish packing for our camping/soccer trip up in Birmingham. We had to have Drew on the field at 1:00. We made it …

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2011::Fort Worth, TX

Saturday We left Saturday morning at crack-o-dawn to head down to get Drew. Drew was in Orange Beach, AL for a soccer tourney. He had gone down earlier in the week since it was spring break to enjoy some time on the beach before his games began on Saturday. So that was about a 4 …

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Fill in the Blank Friday 4.13.12

1. Today is a good day because… I got to spend extra time with Rob. 2. The best thing I did all week was… I got to have lunch with my best bud. 3. The current weather is… chili and it makes me feel… cold. 4. The best thing about spring is… is the sites …

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Book Review {It Ain’t All About the Cookin’ by Paula Deen}

Paula Deen: It Ain’t All About the Cookin’ In Paula Deen‘s book, It Ain’t All About the Cookin’, she holds nothing back. I adore her candidness. I’ll start off by warning you that if you think of Paula Deen as “a flawless southern woman,” then this book is not for you. She sugarcoats nothing, which …

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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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Fix-It Friday #52

Original I really liked the shot for Fix-It Friday. I did a couple different versions. Which one do you like the best? 1 2 3 4

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POM Wonderful

About a month ago, I was contacted by a representative from POM Wonderful about sending me some POM juice to try. Well, they sent me an 8 pack. I tried it and it is so yummy! It’s a very light, smooth juice, nothing thick or crunchy like other juices of tried. Not too sweet, not …

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Cardinals

Yesterday I got home and Rob had been sitting on our balcony. He said thatDrew had made a discovery while looking for a ball, which was a nest full of baby cardinals. Today I was able to go out and find them again. Here they are. This is kind of hard to decipher, but I …

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{I ♥ Faces} Week 17 – Smiles

This is my oldest niece, Arial. She’s peeking through the bars on the playground. She’s one of the few kids I’ve reminded to smile who didn’t give me that crazy, fake smile. I think her smile is precious, but maybe I’m just a bit bias. 🙂 Be sure to check out I ♥ Faces to …

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Celebrity Century {7 Day Eastern Caribbean} Part 1

This travel talk will be in 2 parts. This first post will include Friday through Wednesday. This was our first Eastern Caribbean Cruise and our first 7 day cruise. We absolutely love the Eastern Caribbean. Mountains and Oceans…Amazing! May 30, 2003: FridayWe flew to Fort Lauderdale on Friday evening. Here’s Rob at FLL watching for …

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Season of Nerves

I’ve got so many posts “in the works,” but it just seems I can’t get them finished right now. So be patient. In the mean time… With the beautiful weather that we’re having, comes a very nerve-wracking time for me. It’s “teacher hiring season.” I so badly want to be back in the classroom. This …

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Road Trip {Jackson, MS}

This past weekend we drove to Clinton, MS, after a cub scouting event. We didn’t get out of town till nearly 9 pm, so we got in about 1:30 am. We had to rise and shine very early for Drew’s first game which started at 8, meaning he had to be there at 7:15 and …

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Military Funeral 2010::Biloxi, MS

I mentioned in an earlier post that we attended a military funeral in Biloxi at the Biloxi National Cemetery a few weeks ago. It was for Rob’s Step Dad’s Father, so Rob’s Step-Grandfather, Cliff. They buried Cliff and his wife’s ashes together. My mother-in-law and my niece before the ceremony Keeping watch before the ceremony …

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Despicable Me

Universal Pictures’s *big* summer release is hitting theaters July 9, 2010, Despicable Me starring the voice talent of Steve Carell, Miranda Cosgrove, Jason Segel and Russell Brand. In a happy suburban neighborhood surrounded by white picket fences with flowering rose bushes, sits a black house with a dead lawn. Unbeknownst to the neighbors, hidden deep …

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