The Value of Seniors

This post is sponsored by Ready to Care. These are important messages for all of us with aging parents and relatives.I'm happy to be working with Ready to Care again this year, sharing their message of taking care of our seniors. Our seniors really are so valuable to all of us as a society. Just think of what they have experienced in their lives. I think of my own parents and all they've seen … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day 2019

We had a wonderful Mother's Day again this year. It's such a blessing to still have mom with us to celebrate and spend time with. I know so many women lose their moms way too early, but we get to enjoy a long life with mom. Her birthday was May 4th, Lauren came home for Mother's Day and we took mom out for lunch on Friday and celebrated Mother's Day on Sunday, so it was a double celebration. … [Read more...]

Visit to New Orleans & Iris’s 3rd Birthday

Hey there friends! Happy May Day!I'm sharing a couple of family posts this week and wanted to share our recent trip to New Orleans. My sister and I headed down for Iris's third birthday party a couple of weekends ago and it was so fun. We didn't do any New Orleans sight seeing this trip, but it was a fun family filled weekend with the girls. They are always enjoyable and fun!I wanted … [Read more...]

Happy Easter 2019

I'm a little late getting Easter pics out this year, but since we are currently on the cruise, I thought I'd share these with you. Better late than never! We had a wonderful time with both our families this year. We ate with my family and then went over and visited with Mark's parents and extended family and it was a lovely day.Parker came home with us from New Orleans and then Lauren flew … [Read more...]

Mountain House Sold: The End of an Era

I've got some family news to share today and wanted to keep you all in the loop too. I've talked about my parents mountain house many many times over the years I've been blogging. I've shared posts and activities that we have had in that mountain house as a family. Mom and Dad built the house over 30 years ago outside Murphy, NC and it's been a summer getaway spot for them. They spent so much time … [Read more...]

Family Christmas 2018

Happy Friday friends!  I'm still dragging around here in an after Christmas coma. Lauren and her family were here for the whole week and just left today, so we've been celebrating and hanging out as a family for days now.  We also had some wonderful family time with Mark's family for two days as well and so I have a lot of sharing to do today! You've always loved seeing my family and now you get … [Read more...]

Family Thanksgiving 2018

HI, there friends!  I'm sharing our Thanksgiving holiday today, since this is the first time I've had a chance to do a family recap lately. Lauren was home with the girls just a couple of weeks before Thanksgiving, so some of these pics are from that trip and then her whole family was here for Thanksgiving for a week, so it was a fun time. We went up to Bryson City, NC and spent the night, taking … [Read more...]