Daddy’s Garden This Year

He's been at it again.  Planting that garden of his.  This year, we all voted and decided that it was time for Daddy to quit planting his mountain garden and he finally realized he should listen to us (what choice did he have with 4 women voicing their opinions?).  His girls know best and he realizes we only want what is best for him and any man turning 90 in July should really only have one … [Read more...]

Our Family Easter 2017

Every holiday gets a little more precious as we watch our parents age.  Easter is no exception and this year we enjoyed a wonderful family time with our parents.  Lauren was home for the weekend and it was all too short, but we packed a lot of fun in those 3 days with our girls.  Easter traditions of egg hunts are so much fun and Parker, at 3 years old now, was primed for getting into the … [Read more...]

Speaking at the Pinner’s Conference Atlanta!

Hello to all my lovely readers!  I haven't shared it here on my blog, but next week on Friday, April 21st, I'll be speaking at the Pinner's Conference here in Atlanta at the Cobb-Galleria Center.  The premise of the Pinner's Conference is that whatever you see online on Pinterest will be fair game for a class.  What do you pin on Pinterest?  You'll find all sorts of classes at the conference so if … [Read more...]

Shopping Wisely for a New Car as a Single Female

Cars are a topic I normally don't talk about on my blog, but since I've been blogging for 10 years now, most subjects are fair game around here.  If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you'll know that I recently bought a new car, the first in over 11 years. Let me start out by prefacing this post with how much I love cars, which is probably something you may not know about me.  I have been … [Read more...]

Parker’s Third Birthday in New Orleans

It's been a whirlwind time lately of traveling and doing all sorts of fun things and at the top of the list was a couple of weekends ago when my family (my sister and brother-in-law) and I headed down to New Orleans to celebrate Parker's 3rd birthday.  She is finally getting to the age that she is understanding birthdays and all the festiveness that goes with that event in  life and she had a … [Read more...]

Dad’s New Hearing Aids from Costco

Today's post is an update on my dad, since I know all of you love to hear about him and want to see what he and my mom are up to.   I haven't really shared that much since Christmas as nothing really exciting has been happening lately, but this is a timely post that I knew you all would enjoy hearing about. And by the way, I asked Dad if he would be OK with letting me share this story on my … [Read more...]

Scenes from Christmas 2016

It's so hard to believe that Christmas has come and gone this year! I seems to arrive before we know it and it's over before we can blink. This year I was determined to slow down and really enjoy the season and I accomplished that, taking time off and not getting into the hustle and bustle of busyness. It was a peaceful week before Christmas and our family enjoyed a wonderful day together on … [Read more...]

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