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Orthodontist Consult

Today we took Drew to the orthodontist and he’ll be getting braces in the next few weeks. Here’s the sheet we got that shows all sort of pics of him and his toofers.

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Things to do this Summer {2011}

With summer nearly 4 weeks in, I’m finally getting around to doing a post about things I’d like to do! I was extra motivated when I saw Andrea’s post! So here goes…. Family road trip 7/1-5 Read at least 2 good books Get kids to the dentist So happy to have this done until December! …

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Fill in the Blank Friday 6.24.11

1. The last thing I ate was… a Hershey Kiss 2. The next thing I’d like to eat is… dinner 3. The best things… are those that come with hard work and determination. 4. Something that makes me supremely and utterly happy is… being care free. Once in a blue moon, I find that there’s …

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Newton’s Fruit Thins

My most recent taste test item was the Newton’s Fruit Thins. They sent me the Fig & Honey flavored cookies. They have a really good taste, nothing overwhelming. These thin cookies had a nice smooth texture, not grainy like I had expected, with the perfect hint of honey and tiny chunks of fig. Although, I’m …

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Getting his Life Rank

Tonight at the Boy Scout Court of Honor, Drew was awarded his Life Rank! Very exciting. So proud of his persistence in meeting his personal goals.

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Fill in the Blank Friday 6.10.11

1. This weekend I’m… going to relax, get some cleaning done, and just enjoy being with the fam. 2. My last vacation was… in May when we wen to Nashville for a soccer tourney. 3. My next vacation will be… in September when we go to Texas for me sister’s wedding. 4. My favorite way …

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Fill in the Blank Friday 6.17.11

1. The last movie I saw was… Something Borrowed. Not a fan! 2. I want to… reinstate mandatory monthly dates with Rob. I miss when we did that! 3. Surprises are… awesome! As long as it’s not a surprise like the car breaks down. 4. The best accessory is… earrings. 5. My favorite warm drink …

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Wee Bit Wednesday 6.8.11

{one} how many times have you been a bridesmaid/maid of honor? I’ve been a bridesmaid one time for my best friend from high school. The sad part…I don’t have any pictures from that day. 🙁 {two} what’s the last thing your do before you fall asleep at night? It depends what day it is. If …

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What we’ve been up to…

I have lots to catch you up on. Let’s start with last Friday after I got off work. – trip to Sam’s, Walmart, and Kroger for jambalaya fixings, drinks, and snacks for Saturday – cut up 6 lbs of meat and gathered up everything for the lake Saturday – up at 7 am – ran …

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Lovin’ Life at Lake Martin 2011

Lake Martin is man-made; formed by the construction of Martin Dam on the Tallapoosa River. It spans across Alabama counties: Tallapoosa, Elmore and Coosa. A 44,000-acre lake with over 750 miles of beautifully wooded shoreline. Lake Martin is a great place to swim, boat, fish, water ski, and camp. It’s a great quick getaway for …

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Wee Bit Wednesday 6.1.11

This week since there was not a set of new questions, I went down to her very first set of questions and decided to answer those. 🙂 {1} what is your all time favorite dessert? Chocolate turtle ice cream {2} how many siblings do you have? Melvin Nikki {3} have you had your heart broken? …

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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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{I ♥ Faces} Week 25 – Wedding Bells

The wedding pic I chose is from my wedding, which was way back when and hence, taken with film. The scanned pics aren’t that great, but this is one that people love including me. I never planned to put cake in his face, but it’s just one of those things. As you can see, he …

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{I ♥ Faces} Week 25 – Just for Fun

Having boys means that I have tons of fun pics. I had a couple old pics in mind and I decided to go with this one. It will be a great one to show at his wedding reception someday! 🙂 Be sure to check out I ♥ Faces to see all the other beautiful faces …

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Carnival Triumph {7 Day Eastern Caribbean}

Back in March of 2008, Rob and I ventured out for our 6th cruise. It was very different from the previous 5 because we didn’t feel pressured to do everything or stick to a serious schedule. We just did what we wanted to and enjoyed it. We stayed up late most nights dancing the night …

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