I am starting to get a little itchy around my neckline where I got a good burn at the first Clemson home game of the 2015 football season. It was the only place I overlooked a triple application of SPF 55 sunscreen. Last weekend was full of football, family and, yes, fun. (Can’t help but… Read More A little Clemson love
I am learning how to teach something I love: paper crafting. I have been making scrapbooks and homemade cards since I was a little girl. I have kept a journal since I was 8. Putting together these two passions into one – and having the opportunity to teach it – is a new venture, and… Read More Stampin’ Up… More Happy Found
I am excited to announce that I hit one of my major 2015 goals: be a blog contributor. Ok, so this was really a goal for 2014, but I can rewrite it into my 2015 list. Especially since I hit the goal so early in 2015. My blog post “Here’s Why My Christmas Tree is… Read More Co-Conspirator, Guest Contributor… Keep Your Circle Positive
Note: As I sat on the back porch swing this morning, sipping my coffee – lovingly prepared and served by my hubby with a little whipped cream on top like he knows I like it – I started counting my blessings. And couldn’t stop. We really are blessed by all that God has provided for… Read More Happy Fourth of July Weekend & Peach Delight!
My sweet friend and co-worker, Karen, shared her Zuppa Toscana recipe with me because she knew I had been craving it. (Pretty bad when you have been talking about soup so much at work!) To honor Karen’s fiery personality (she’s a saucy firecracker, I tell ya!), I used hot and spicy Italian chicken sausage from… Read More Zuppa Toscana: Karen’s Recipe
I present to you, Quick Ricotta Spaghetti, and I can eat as much of it as I want, without guilt. How is this you say? Because of Weight Watcher’s new Simple Start plan. Each item is a non-trackable item. I have lost 5.2 pounds since I started using Simple Start with the Simply Filling plan.… Read More Quick Ricotta Spaghetti
What a beautiful first Christmas as a married woman. In addition to seeing most of our family at both of our parents and grandparents’ homes, we also traveled 9 hours round trip between the South Carolina Upstate and Atlanta in 24 hours. My husband says I slept all 9 hours; it was more like 7.… Read More My 2013 Top Ten List: Love, Home and Goat
Thanks to my dear friend Chasity, my number is 12… And here are 12 things most may not know about me. 1. I am the oldest of 17 kids. 2. I write a blog and have 45 followers. When I get to 50 followers I am treating myself and the blog to its own domain… Read More My Number is 12
I have never blogged about this aspect of my life on this blog, but today that’s changing. For good. Since starting Weight Watchers in 2007, I have lost 40.4 pounds and have kept it off–and believe I can get to my ultimate goal of 80 pounds gone. I believe I can get there thanks to… Read More Weight Watchers contest – we’re one of 5 finalists and need your vote!
Thanks to an “Around Here” Prompt from a blog I follow by Cathy Zielske, I am posting this inspired blog. The goal is to tell about what you are doing, thinking, dreaming… in your life. Here are my “-ings”. Planning – I’m the Maid of Honor in my dear friend Jessica’s Dec. 1 wedding and (gasp)… Read More “Around Here” Prompt: The –ING of my life right now