Week in Review- July 14th- 19th, 2017

  Hello, friends….I’m back, and I’m sharing my week!!  This has really been an interesting Summer. Summer without sports at night, Summer after a high school graduation & a college graduation.  This is also a Summer before a wedding in August!!  It’s been a time of transitions, endings and new beginnings…and it’s all good!! Let’s […]

Here’s What We’re Reading- Summer 2017

I must say, we have had an awesome Summer!!  Part of what makes it awesome is that we’ve had a lot of time for Reading!  Here’s a peek into our Summer 2017 book shelf!! Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey Ignite Me by Tahereh Rafi The Little Things by Andy Andrews Leaving Home by Garrison […]

Home Cleaning Tips from A Professional !

Little kids mean big messes, right??  I know that from many years of experience!!  When my kids were little, my hubby spoiled me and we had a person to come in and clean the house twice a month.  What a treat! It literally took all the energy I had to pick up the house so […]

10 Things To Do Before You Leave For Vacation!!

Summer is almost here and it’s time to start thinking about vacations!!! Here are some ways to get organized before you leave!!!  I need to give credit to Geralin Thomas– she came up with the list, and it’s a GOOD ONE!!! Your pre-vacation to-do list might include some of the following tasks: Stop the newspaper […]

Spring Favorites 2017!

Although it feels like Summer, it’s not quite Summer on the calendar!!  Today I have rounded up a few of my favorites from Spring to share with you!  I’m featuring a little bit of this and a little bit of that! Up Country Dog Collars  –  I absolutely adore these collars!!  They are great quality […]

Week in Review- June 3rd-8th, 2017

  Next to December, Late May into June is the busiest time of the year!!  So many endings and beginnings…activities and graduations!  Plenty to blog about this week!!  I think it’s time to play a little AWESOME vs. AWKWARD….. Let’s start with AWESOME!!!! Last Saturday was a bridal shower for my soon to be daughter […]

How to choose a ripe watermelon

Summer is almost here, and one thing I’m really look forward to is WATERMELON! I’m starting to see them in the grocery stores, and I always want to buy the biggest one so we can enjoy it all!  I sure don’t want to be disappointed when I bring it home only to find that it’s […]

Things I like about being the parent of teens!

I can leave the house without taking them with me! They are so capable of pitching in to help!  Cleaning, cooking, running errands. Although it’s sometimes hard, you can watch them grow and mature emotionally, physically and spiritually. They are little techies and can help me with my computer or phone! I can keep up […]

Avocado Chicken Salad

Print Avocado Chicken Salad Author: Jill on the Hill via Family Fresh Meals Recipe type: Entree Cuisine: Summer Food Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  20 mins Total time:  25 mins Serves: 4-6 servings   A great Summer meal that tastes like guacamole with chicken!! Ingredients 2 cups shredded chicken 1 avocado ½ tsp. garlic powder ½ tsp. salt […]

Spring Break 2017- Kiawah Island, South Carolina Part 3 of 3

Well, this is part 3 of our Spring Break adventure- WELCOME BACK!! THE PLANTATION Toward the end of the trip, we visited a plantation (Magnolia Plantation & Gardens) which was just outside of Charleston.  The home you see was not the original home on the property- there were 2 previous homes that had been burned […]