Holidays Archive

Thanksgiving 2022

This year Thanksgiving was different. Rob’s mom and step dad went to Florida. Rob’s sister had all her in-laws at their house. With all that info, we just decided to do our own Thanksgiving at our house with just the boys and their dates, as well as Rob’s brother. I cooked all the sides and …

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Thanksgiving 2016

Yesterday we had a lovely Thanksgiving with family up in Moreland with my sis-in-law and family and brother-in-law. Rob’s Mom and Step Dad were in Texas so they weren’t there. We got there around 10 and got to catch some of the parade. Alex enjoyed cuddling with Maria’s dog, Sweetie. Sundae, Rob’s Mom’s dog, got …

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Lake Martin Memorial Day Weekend 2015

This past weekend we enjoyed another great weekend at the Farrow’s Lake House. We didn’t go Friday night like usual because Caitlyn’s Graduation Party, so didn’t get to the lake till Saturday morning. Even with a shorter trip, we still had lots of fun and made more memories with some of our favorite folks. Swimming …

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Apple Cornbread Dressing

Do you have your Christmas meal planned out? Still looking for that perfect dressing? This Apple Cornbread Dressing is so flavorful. My favorite thing about it is that it never gets dry. The apple juice and butter keep it nice and moist. Servings: 10 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 35 minutes Ingredients: 1 (9×9 …

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Thanksgiving 2013::Spring Hill, FL

After Rob and I got home Monday, we had a quick turn around to get ready to hop in the car and drive 7 hours down to Tampa for Thanksgiving. We had originally thought we’d stop part of the way and get a hotel, but we ended up driving all the way. We got in …

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Easter Sunday 2012

Last Sunday I took the day off and enjoyed the day with the family. We rose early to attend the 8 a.m. church service and then, got over to Montgomery for brunch. We really enjoyed eating at the Egg and I before galavanting over to Oak Park. We walked around the park for a bit. …

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Valentine’s Gift Gone Wrong…Again

This year the Friday before Valentine’s Day we had a lovely dinner at Longhorn Steakhouse. Rob’s company paid for our dinner so we enjoyed a full 3 course meal. Here’s what we had: Appetizer: Wild West Shrimp Main Entres: White Cheddar & Bacon Stuffed Filet (me) Mashed Potatoes Mixed Green Salad Bacon Wrapped Filet (Rob) …

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This week…

This week was been a whirlwind! One of our nieces, ‘Toady,’ stayed with us this week. Her parents (Rob’s sister and her hubby) are preparing to make a big move across country, so we agreed to keep Toady, who’s the oldest of three children. Every morning we would get up and I drove her about …

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Thanksgiving Week 2011

Well, I survived the Thanksgiving week. I was supposed to work 9-6 Monday and Tuesday. Saturday night, I felt drainage down in my throat, so I went to look for some cold meds, but we didn’t have exactly what I needed. I just went to bed without taking anything. Needless to say, I woke up …

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Halloween Festivities 2009

Here’s a pic of the boys on our Trick or Treating night, which was moved to Thursday due to football. Yah, Football reigns here, so much they move Halloween to a school night! Friday night we went to campus for the Annual Pumpkin Carving

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My Story In Photos: The Patriotic Edition

Looking back through July pictures, I started thinking of the traditions that we’ve had. Back when Rob was in school, the weekend connected to 4th of July was really our only opportunity to go to Texas to visit my family. So we did that for several years, even after he graduated. This first picture is …

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Valentine’s Day

So this year Rob and I decided to celebrate Valentine’s Day on Valentine’s Day. We usually celebrate later on in the year. He went all out this year, from the concert, to the 3 bouquets of flowers, and candy. It was great. And yah, I know that was like months ago. Give me a break. …

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4th of July 2007

Yesterday was a busy day. We had family over and went 2 doors down to our neighbors. We ate, drank, visited, and swam. We went to the local fireworks celebration.

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