December Archive

Christmas Weekend 2021

Playing a little catch up as the last couple weeks have been busy. Here’s my post talk about our lovely Christmas weekend. Christmas Eve’s weather was beautiful. After a couple errands, Rob and I sat outside for a bit that afternoon while Christmas Eve dinner cooked. Kayleigh enjoyed it too. Christmas Eve dinner included Ham, …

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Week 50-51-52 [2021]

Playing catch up from the last three weeks of the 2021 (December 13, 2021-January 2, 2022) Rob and I went to the Men’s Basketball game. Fun game! Friday the 17th we went with Rob’s sister and her family and some of their friends to a Christmas walk in the Woods at Kreher Preserve & Nature …

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iSpy #52

Needles Pine needles Color: black Great These Monster cookies are so great if you like cookies with tons of ingredients. Starts with R “Rocko” the reindeer Corgi your choice Love this doggo! You are invited to the Inlinkz link party! Click here to enter I’d love you to join along with us next week! Challenge …

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The Cruise that Never Happened

Back in November, Rob and I were bouncing ideas around about what to do with our 2 weeks off at Christmas. A trip to Texas or Baton Rouge to see family? A trip to the beach or the mountains? A cruise? Me: “a cruise? yes please!” After some research we found the one we wanted …

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Monthly Digest – December 2021

LIFE Happenings its been a crazy month! Week 48 & 49 2021 Loving time off work. Happy for this time of year to celebrate the birth of Jesus. Excited about leaving for the cruise on Christmas Day. Disappointments cancelling our cruise. Dreading getting back to real life after the holidays. Reminiscing about our Christmas Cruise …

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iSpy Photo Challenge 2022

Here’s to another year of iSpy! Let’s continue to look for the marvelous in the mundane. This is a time to keep photography more at the for front of your mind. Look at things differently. We will continue to list of 5 words to “iSpy” and photograph. Each week you will challenge yourself to see …

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iSpy #51

Merry Christmas yall! Hope everyone is enjoying time with loved ones and eating lots of good food today. The next three pictures are collages of my quarterly pics from iSpy this year. – Backyard – Front of House – You (Selfie) So for those of you who have participated this year, did yall enjoy the …

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iSpy #50

color: pink One of the weirdest ornaments I’ve ever received. I got it during an ornament swap many many years ago, back when I used to teach. package I wished I would have gotten a picture from the other day when I had 10 or 11 packages on my stoop, but I didn’t think about …

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Week 48 & 49 [2021]

Man, I can’t believe we’ve only got a few more weeks in the year! Here’s the run down for Nov. 29-Dec. 12, 2021. Still finding tomatoes in the garden! Alex has been enjoying doing puzzles in front of the tv. We went to the tree farm and it started pouring down when we got there. …

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iSpy #49

sparkles starts with J J is for Jewelry. These are all my Christmas earrings that I put on my earring rack just for this month. lit Christmas tree is lit, of course! used I had a difficult time figuring out what to capture for used, but as I was going through and making peanut butter …

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iSpy #48

starts with U Katniss likes to sleep under the tree in front of where I park. red Holly bushes outside my office small building Target Bullseye’s Section find sweet Pecan Pie bites leftover from Thanksgiving. So yummy! your choice I’m amazed that a couple of my tomato plants have survived the night or tow of …

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Currently – December 2021

Y’all how is it December?!?! I’m still in disbelief that were in the midst of the Advent season. Here’s my Currently post for December. decorating This last weekend Alex and I pulled down all the Christmas bins. I decorated. We will get our Christmas tree this weekend, but I’m happy to have this part done. …

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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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What’s Up Wednesday ~ December 2020

With it being the last Wednesday of the month, it’s time to link up with Shay and Sheaffer for What’s Up Wednesday. What We’re Eating We didn’t have a lot of pasta left from Christmas day, but we did have a lot of our meal from Christmas Eve so we’ve been eating that. What I’m …

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The Weekly [12.13-26.2020] Christmas Vacation Edition

I didn’t write a weekly post last week so I’m combining 2 weeks worth here. PICS & GOINGS ON Dec. 13th On Sunday, the 13th we attended our Boy Scout Court of Honor. You can read more about that >>>> December Court of Honor Dec. 18th Friday was our last day of work and school. …

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Christmas Decor 2020

Happy Christmas Eve, everyone! I really wanted to get this posted way before now, but man, I’ve just been busy. You would think having this week off that I would have so much ‘free’ time, but honestly, we have stayed busy with last minute shopping, wrapping gifts, baking, and catching up on some everyday life …

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December Court of Honor

Last Sunday our Boy Scout Troop met in person for a the only Court of Honor we’ve had this year. Thanks, COVID! Alex has been the SPL (Senior Patrol Leader – boy leader in charge of entire troop) for the last year. Typically our troop has elections every 6 months, but due to COVID the …

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December 2020 Monthly Musings-The Holidays

Today I’m linking up for Monthly Musings for December with Patty & Holly. 1. If you celebrate Christmas, what are your traditions? We go to a Christmas farm and cut down a real tree. I make lots of cookies and chocolate covered everything. We go to Christmas Eve service and have a big feast that …

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The Weekly [12.6-12.2020]

Another week gone in a blink. PICS & GOINGS ON The bookends of our week were full fledge Christmas decorating. Sunday we went Christmas tree shopping. Friday we went shopping for new outside lights. Rob is completely over the icicle lights that we have been hanging on the house. We ended up spending way to …

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Currently – December 2020

Holy moly! How is it December? Here’s another Currently post. I have been doing some baking lately. I have several recipes to update or just share for the first time. I’ve made pumpkin bread, oatmeal cookies, pumpkin chocolate chip cookies, and Chocolate Chip Toffee Cookies. Of course with the holidays coming, I’ll be making more …

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