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...]

My Visit to Austin, TX

About two weeks ago, I headed to Austin, TX for a few days and thought y'all might enjoy my photo recap of this fun trip.  I went to Austin for a blog conference with my ad network, which was about 3 days total, but I also wanted to take a little extra time since I was going out there anyway, to catch up with a dear friend of mine.My sweet friend, Judy, and I have been friends for 30 … [Read more...]

Gather with Gratitude: St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital

What a wonderful Thanksgiving week it is!  I can't help but be extra thankful this year that we will be celebrating with both our families for the Holiday season and we have SO much to be thankful for.A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of visiting a place I've heard about most all my life.  I knew that Danny Thomas was the Founder of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, but it was … [Read more...]

Coastal Decor Shopping in Panama City Beach

Last week, I had two back to back trips and I'll be sharing both of them with you.Today, I'm recapping my trip to Panama City Beach, where I had the pleasure of staying on the beach for a couple of days and hanging out with some of my blog friends who I've known for a few years.  We were invited there by the Panama City Beach tourism group and they put together this shopping press trip for a … [Read more...]

Beach Trip to St. George Island

As I mentioned, the week after Mark and I got married, we headed to the beach with his family. They are a large clan and around 25 people were there that week, including both of his sisters and most of their families and all 4 daughters and their families and significant others.  We had a wonderful time hanging out on the beach and just enjoying the sun and sand.They all have tents that are … [Read more...]

Our Wedding in Savannah

Twenty months and one day after Mark and I had our first date, we got married in Savannah.  July 29, 2017.  I mentioned 6 years ago on my blog that I hoped that I would find true love one day and that day has definitely arrived.  We can't always plan for what life may bring, but I'm so thrilled to find real love.  It hasn't been an easy journey for either of us, we've both been through heartache … [Read more...]