Our Favorite Things Blog Hop

Hey, there and Happy Wednesday! Tomorrow is the big day of Thanksgiving and I'm so looking forward to spending it with my family and Mark's family. We always eat too much, but this is a wonderful week to kick off the Holidays. We all have SO much to be thankful for, don't we?Today, I'm joining a group of blog friends and we're all sharing some of our favorite stuff.  Things we love and use and … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day 2017

As usual in my 10 years of blogging, I always try to share our family times too, especially since you all seem to enjoy it so much.  Our family is close and we get together for all holidays and big family occasions and fortunately Lauren can come home often and bring those girls with her.  Mother's Day this year was no exception. That makes for such a festive time for all of us and the babies have … [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...]

Happy Valentines Day!

It's Valentines Day, the big day of LOVE!  I'm very happy to have a love in my life to celebrate with on this heart felt holiday.I'm not a big decorator for Valentines Day, even though I do enjoy celebrating with my honey and we celebrated over the weekend with a nice dinner out.  There are many in blogland who love to decorate their homes for Valentines Day, as well as make delicious and … [Read more...]

Managing Holiday Stress

This post is sponsored by Sleep Number®. I don't know about you, but at this point in life, I try to avoid stress as much as I possibly can. Working at home sure helps that since I don't have to deal with the Atlanta traffic conditions. Talk about a stressor, that is one of the top ones in our city.So, during this time of year we need to give ourselves a break and realize that all … [Read more...]

4th of July 2016

 We are coming up on the 4th of July holiday weekend and it's always a good one to look forward to.  Summer is in full swing, the heat is high and folks are looking forward to celebrating our nation's freedom with outdoor activities.  I'm sure some fireworks will be in our future for the weekend, as there are plenty of those around the city.  It's just not the 4th without fireworks!I … [Read more...]

Happy Easter! Spring Blooms

Happy Easter to all of you!  This is such a special time of the year and Easter Sunday traditions are precious.I hope you are all enjoying a beautiful day with family and friends and remembering what Easter is all about.  He is risen, He is risen indeed!  And that one event forever changed the world!  I've been singing in the choir this morning and having lunch with my family and that makes it … [Read more...]