The LOML (Love of My Life) and I just celebrated our thirtieth wedding anniversary. THIRTY YEARS!!!!!!!!! I remember our wedding like it was yesterday! I've known my husband over half of my life but yet I can remember the first time I met him, the first time I thought of him as not just a friend, our first kiss, our first fight, our first break-up. You get the picture. Thirty years later I have a lot of wisdom opinions about what has worked and has not worked so well when it comes to … [Continue reading...]


Happy Friday Everyone!! I hope you have wonderful weekend plans with family and friends. We're having beautiful weather and we're headed to High Point, NC for ANOTHER ultimate frisbee tournament. Last week we cheered on Son #3 in the college regionals. This weekend we cheer on Son #4 at the NC High School State Championship. It's our last year cheering for Apex High School ultimate frisbee team. Our son is graduating high school. We've postponed redoing our master closet because we've been … [Continue reading...]


SPICY CROCK POT CHEESY HAMBURGER DIP Source Since all the kids were home for the long Easter weekend, I thought I’d make something different and sure-to-please for my on-the-go kiddos. Ingredients 2 lbs. Velveeta cheese, cubed 1 (10 1.2 oz) can cream of mushroom soup 1 (16 oz) jar Salsa 1 lb. hamburg 1 lb. […]

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I have to apologize! I’m a little late with the Spring decor. Feeling a little lazy after working so hard on our hallway. But there have been two empty spaces that have been staring me in the face where I have pictured beautiful wreaths hanging ~ my front door and the large mirror in the upstairs hallway. […]

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SAVANNAH SMILES ~ I’m smiling too!

My boys love the band Relient K. They’re always playing one of their songs on the piano and singing away or playing a youtube video of one of their favorite songs. Because I just got back from a wonderful trip to Savannah, Georgia, I thought it was appropriate to post the song that Relient K […]

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AN ORGANIZED CLOSET ~ trapped in the house

In January, NC was bombarded with about 2 inches of snow. (insert sarcastic snicker) Believe it or not, we were stuck in the house for a few days. The two inches of snow came Saturday morning. So we took  a walk in the new beautiful white stuff and froze our little butts off. Church was […]

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