THE PERFECT PIECE ~ for a perfect piece

Do you remember the store I told you about a few months back called "A Perfect Piece"? You can read about it and come back if you'd like ;) Me and my dear friend Miss H had a blast walking through this beautiful (and rather large) consignment store and I can't wait to go back! During that trip, I found these beautiful cards from Quilling Card LLC  which I just found out is located in Framingham, Massachusetts which is near where I was born. On the back of each of their cards, it tells the … [Continue reading...]

A PERFECT PIECE ~ a consignment store

Yesterday,  my sweet friend Miss H and I enjoyed a beautiful breakfast at "First Watch" which is a nice breakfast place in the town of Cary, NC. We've been going to breakfast since our children were in kindergarten together which was 16 years ago! WOW! I feel old! After we finished breakfast and felt bad about hogging a table, we paid our bill and went outside. As we always do, we both said, "Where do you want to go now?" Miss H is my friend who knows where the great prices are, the best … [Continue reading...]

HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!~ Our menu and decor

HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!! We are having a little family picnic today and I wanted to share our menu with you. First up…… Baked Barbecue Baby Back Ribs Ingredients 1/2 cup ancho chile powder 1/4 cup white sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup salt 2 Tablespoons freshly ground black pepper 1 Tablespoon ground cumin […]

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A TRIP TO THE BEACH ~ Corolla, North Carolina

Last week, we celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary with a vow renewal at a beach house we rented in Corolla, North Carolina, about 4.5 hours drive for us. Although the weather was predicted to be pretty wet, we headed to the shore anyways. Here was our view as we drove east. The downpour is to […]

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OUR WEDDING VOW RENEWAL ~ and 30 years of wedded bliss

Just recently I wrote a post about being married for thirty years and some advice about what I think has helped us survive thirty years. I also shared a project that I did specifically for our trip to the beach where we renewed our wedding vows. We just came back from a trip to the NC beach […]

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ALWAYS HUNGRY ~a diet that finally works!

WARNING: THIS IS NOT A HOME DECOR ENTRY!! If you’re not interested in losing weight or eating healthy, back away slowly, turn around and run for your life! I’m going to share a little bit about myself which I’m not 100% comfortable doing, but here goes. I have always been thin. When I say “always” it […]

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