Family #FoodThanks Tradition

We all have so much to be thankful for now and all year long. I’m thankful for having a healthy, loving family, a roof over my head and a refrigerator with nutritious food, just to name a few. All month long we’ve read about everyone’s thanks and I’ve enjoyed hearing how grateful the human spirit […]

Christmas Gift Ideas

So ready or not, we have entered into the annual Retail Rodeo to see who can finish their Christmas shopping first. Although I’m usually well on my way at this point, I just haven’t had the patience or motivation to brave the stores. The other day I did begin browsing online. I visited a site, […]

Redneck Waterslide

Country Kids + Duct Tape = Redneck Water Slide

It’s been so hot and humid around here staying cool has been difficult to say the least.  Our electric bill jumped substantially last month so we’ve increased the thermostat to 82.  The slip ‘n slide was helpful but the kids kept begging for a pool.  During last week’s shopping trip I gave in and purchased […]

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Posts from the Past

Eleven Days of Tribute: (Day 11) Why have we forgotten?

Unfortunately, due to un-relentless stomach illnesses with two of my boys, I was unable to fill my personal goal of writing 11 days straight in honor of those who lost their lives 10 years ago today during the attack on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, the fourth plane who’s lives were sacrificed and for […]