July 2011 Archive

Fill in the Blank Friday 7.29.11

1. My favorite color is red. Yah, I used to where it all the time. Red and black, which worked out great when I was at a student at Texas Tech and that was our school colors. Now living in Auburn, the colors I sport mostly are orange and blue and I love them, but …

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Writer’s Workshop

A list of 10 old TV shows you’d like to make a comeback. Ok, so when I first read this prompt, I was thinking that this was asking for shows that I wanted to see reruns of…but then I realized. NO, what shows could/should be remade today. So here goes (in no particular order) 1. …

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Braces

Drew got his braces today! He just got the top set today along with ‘stuff’ on the bottom teeth (which you can’t see unless he opens his mouth) so that his mouth can’t close all the way, which allows room for the adjustments to take place. Dr. T says that he’s trying to correct the …

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Cub Scout Mountain Trip 2011::Lake Winfield Scott, GA

For the Cub Scouts Summer Trip, we went to Lake Winfield Scott. It’s about 85 north of Atlanta in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest. It was a really great place to camp regardless of age. Hiking trails, swimming, canoeing, fishing, and lots of wild life lurking in the woods. Camp is set up. The boys playing …

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Wee Bit Wedneday

{one} what is your dream job? Ugh. Right now a home executive would be great! Later, when my kids are grown up something with traveling would be awesome, but I pretty much love my job now. No complaints! {two} how many best friends do you have? I don’t know that I have any “best friends.” …

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Wee Bit Wednesday 7.20.11

{one} what is your dream job? Ugh. Right now a home executive would be great! Later, when my kids are grown up something with traveling would be awesome, but I pretty much love my job now. No complaints! {two} how many best friends do you have? I don’t know that I have any “best friends.” …

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Second July 4th Trip 2011:: Blue Ridge, GA {Day 2}

If you missed Day 1 of our trip read here. Day 2 of our trip to the North Georgia Mountains was filled with seeing the train leave, a “Farmer’s Market,” walking around Downtown Blue Ridge, a parade, visiting Mercier’s Orchards, lots of good food, and hanging out around the cabin. Blue Ridge Scenic Railway The …

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Second July 4th Trip 2011::Blue Ridge, GA {Day 1}

It’s just ridiculous that I take so many dang pictures that I can’t get my post up for the trip we took over the 4th, so I decided to break it down into days. Here’s the first day of our trip, which included driving up to Blue Ridge, getting the keys to the cabin, eating …

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Second July 4th Trip 2011::Blue Ridge, GA {Day 3}

If you missed Day 1 or Day 2. Sunday we started by hiking up to the highest point in Georgia at Brasstown Bald. We enjoyed a picnic lunch and then decided to go find the Swinging Bridge which crosses over the Toccoa River. This was a very cool, very hidden spot. Great place to camp, …

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Second July 4th Trip 2011::McCaysville, GA {Day 4}

If you missed Day 1 or Day 2 or Day 3 Day 4 which happened to be the 4th of July was another great day in the mountains. We started the day by driving over to McCaysville, GA, which is a little town on the Georgia/Tennessee line. It’s bordered by Copperhill, TN. McCaysville is so …

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Wee Bit Wednesday 7.13.11

{one} what’s the #1 most played song on your iPod (or whatever you use)? I’m not at home to look, but I think it’s a song by Asia, either Only Time Will Tell or the Heat of the Moment. {two} what’s your favorite type of exercise? Aerobics {three} what’s your least favorite mode of transportation? …

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Fill in the Blank Friday 7.15.11

1. I am a (morning, evening, middle of the day person) To answer this one is hard. It really depends on how I’m feeling, but I think I’m really a night owl at heart, just like my Dad. 2. My favorite Pandora stations are I don’t listen to Pandora! oops 3. 3 of my “must-have” …

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Latest TV Watching

With it being summer our TV watching shifts. We go into summer mode. In previous summers, Rob and I would stay up late after the kids went to bed watching movies or reruns of 24. This year, we’re not able to do that since I’m working in the evenings. So we catch up on his …

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Rob Quote

“I feel like I snatched a meal from the jaws of death!” -Rob This was after he made dinner one night with some food that was past it’s expiration date.

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Fill in the Blank Friday {Summer Edition}

1. My plans this summer include everything I put on a list (can’t fine link right now). 2. The best summer I ever had was… Well, for this one I couldn’t just finish the sentence. I have to say that my summers growing up were always so much fun. Being an independent “only child”, when …

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