Mom’s 90th Birthday & Mother’s Day

Hey, there friends!I hope you all had a wonderful Mother's Day with your families.  Mother's Day is special and a time to cherish our moms if we still have them. We are so grateful that our dear mama just turned 90 years old on May 4th, so Mother's Day is extra special to us.  We always celebrate both but do extra on Mother's Day and celebrate at my sister's house with food and family.This … [Read more...]

Covington and Mandeville, LA

Hey there!  I had so much to share that I needed to break this New Orleans visit up into 2 parts, so today it's shopping in Covington, a really cute town over on the North Shore of Lake Pontchartrain.  And let me tell you, this is one giant lake!  Driving across the bridge from New Orleans to Covington is around 24 miles, so it take a few minutes to get over there. But, it's totally worth it to do … [Read more...]

Family Time in New Orleans

Hey there, sweet friends!  We had a yardsale over the weekend, so it was a busy time around our house, but good to get some things cleared out of here. It was a good success and I sold a lot of things, so that made me happy! I'm determined to keep at it until things are way more organized and uncluttered around here.We had a wonderful visit to New Orleans, my sister and I, so I wanted to share … [Read more...]

Fashion over 50 and Easter!

I hope you all had a great weekend and Easter!  We sure did! What a great time with family we had together and we celebrated with both our families on Easter Sunday.  Plus, we had the most gorgeous spring weather, which was welcomed after lots of rain and chilly weather so far this spring.    Today, I don't have a whole fashion post, but I thought I'd share … [Read more...]

Our Love Story

This post is sponsored by James Avery Jewelry.Hello friends!In honor of Valentines Day next week and as part of a Valentines campaign with James Avery jewelry, I'm sharing our love story!  I've shared a bit about how Mark and I met before, but I haven't told you all that many details, so today I'm sharing more.Mark and I met on e-Harmony in November of 2015.  I had been single at this … [Read more...]

Family Time

Since you all love to see pics of my family, I thought I'd share some today.  Lauren was home for a quick visit last weekend on a business trip, so she brought the girls with her and we made the most of those quick couple of days with some family time.  I got some really cute pictures of dad with Parker, so hope you enjoy seeing this little bit of our time as a family.Mom cooked for us the … [Read more...]

Scenes From Christmas 2017

Hi, friends!  I hope that you all had a wonderful Christmas as much as our family did this year.  It's so nice to be able to get together and share family time once again. We never know what each year will bring with elderly parents, so each and every holiday is precious time.Lauren and Philip were home for over a week this time and we enjoyed spending time with them and getting to see those … [Read more...]