The Hubs 8 comments
We’ve been spending the week with the parentals in Mississippi, which has been a lot of fun. We arrived on Wednesday and immediately slipped into a state of relaxation ~ like the hubs says, sometimes you really need to just get away from your life… So this morning, he asked […]

Touring Historic Mississippi


Shades of Autumn Photo Challenge: Yellow Leaves 26 comments
Can you believe we’re at the end of the challenge? Where did the time go? Is winter really just around the corner? *sigh* I’d like to thank our older full hosts for putting this challenge together ~ great job, ladies. And to all of the participants, thank you for sharing […]

Shades of Autumn Photo Challenge: Finale


Word Filled Wednesday: Thanksgiving Edition 2 comments
This year, I’m thankful for so much ~ I’m thankful for a God who has shown me love and mercy through it all. I’m thankful for my family who has been through so many changes this year but has grown closer and more loving. I’m thankful for new friends who’ve […]

Happy Thanksgiving!



Yarn Along: Iced Pumpkin Scarf 13 comments
A few weeks ago, my friend, Mylynka from Finding Myself Fit by Forty, posted a picture of herself on Facebook wearing a scarf that I’d made for her so that I could see her in it, this led to a few of her other friends admiring the scarf  and asking […]

Yarn Along


Baby 6 comments
One of the benefits of moving from Pennsylvania to Missouri is that it has put me within driving distance of my twin sister, which means that I get to see my nephews… The chubby baby, whom I affectionately call “Baby Danny” even though that’s not his name. In the middle […]

Hanging with My Sister


Monday Mingle 6 comments
Monday Mingle is hosted by Jenn at Eighty MPH Mom. If you’d like to participate, simply create a short vlog in which you answer the questions and then hit up the linky. Don’t forget to grab the badge and leave some comment love for your fellow participants. After all, isn’t that what […]

Monday Mingle: Deserted Islands, Snack Foods and Talking Toilets



Learner's Permit 4 comments
The boy got his learner’s permit this week. That’s pretty scary. I’ve lived with this boy all of his life and I’ve seen him do some things that have made me shake my head… Now he’s about to be turned lose on the public. Behind the wheel of a vehicle. […]

Random Thoughts


Shades of Autumn Photo Challenge 9 comments
I know I said orange was difficult to find but let me tell you, white was darned near impossible. I mean I didn’t get desperate enough to wish for snow or anything but I did have to get creative with some eggs for a couple of shots and dip into […]

Shades of Autumn Photo Challenge: White #NaBloPoMo


Tree Stump with Fungus 10 comments
This week has been spent learning how to use Nia, my new Nikon D3100. I have to admit, I was a bit intimidated by all the settings but the Guide setting has made it so easy to figure out what I’m doing. I’ve practiced using the Automatic, Guide and Manual […]

This or That Thursday #NaBloPoMo