Field Trip To Trader Joes!

After a long and hot tennis practice, I decided to take my daughter out for a nice girlie lunch at one of her favorite restaurants- Potbelly!!  She ordered her usual sandwich and an Oreo Shake of course!  I had my usual too, the Mushroom melt and added avocado!!  Woo hoo!! Because I needed some groceries […]

10 things to bring someone in the hospital other than flowers or balloons!

One of my relatives was recently in the hospital, and I was trying to figure out what to bring to cheer him up!  Flowers are nice to bring, but allergies from the pollen could make them sneeze.  Balloons are a great option too, but often they already have a few in their room from others! […]

When you can’t get back to sleep!!

How many times have you awakened in the night and can’t fall back to sleep??  You’ve got a big day ahead and you need to get some rest, yet you’re wide awake at crack of midnight.  What do you do?? Maybe one of these suggestions will help you get back to sleep!! Don’t get out […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Spring Break 2017- Kiawah Island, South Carolina Part 2 of 3

On the second full day of vacation, we ventured out about 45 minutes and took a look around Charleston.  Hubby was hoping to see some historical sights and where we headed first gave him lots of history!! Meet the U.S.S. Yorktown, an air craft carrier built during WW II now turned museum!  There are actually […]

Spring Break 2017- Kiawah Island, South Carolina Part 1 of 3

  This was an odd Spring Break for us this year.  We spent Easter weekend traveling to Iowa to visit relatives, we were home for a day, did laundry like a mad woman and then hopped a plane to South Carolina on Tuesday!  Because we usually had kids on high school athletic teams in the […]

Movie Review- “The Shack”

In 2007  William P. Young wrote a book called “The Shack.”  It became wildly popular as a religious novel and then again in 2017 made a resurgence in anticipation of the movie version of the book coming to theaters. I’ll admit that I tried to read the book (at my husband’s recommendation) but became pre-occupied […]