My oldest turned 28 today. We have spent the past four days in Chicago so we could spend time with her. It was so great, getting to see into her adult life and enjoy time together. Janeesa, 28, and Jake, 12 She has a great job, a cute apartment, a funny cat, a loving boyfriend, … Continue reading Happy birthday, Janeesa!
I'm proud of where I grew up and where I'm from still. There's something about growing up Appalachian that prepares us for anything life can throw at us. We have a culture like no other, and I keep my heart and soul rooted in it. This article I just read in Appalachian Magazine speaks to … Continue reading Appalachian Proud
Morgan and Teddy got this for me as part of my Christmas presents, and I absolutely am loving the scent! It makes the house smell wonderful all the way through the entire downstairs (72 feet long!). It's just right: not overpowering but definitely strong enough to smell it! I've used it all up this past … Continue reading Loving this scent right now!
I can't believe my little girl is 19 today. She's all grown up and living in her own little house. She has a full time job and recently earned a promotion there. It's hard to believe that she's a grown woman and not a kid anymore... Sahara and Sawyer (her cousin) on Christmas Eve ...but … Continue reading Happy birthday, Sahara!
Ted took me to see Trans Siberian Orchestra and then Red Lobster today as an early birthday present! It. Was. AWESOME!!! I think this is the start of a new birthday tradition! I told Ted we should go to a concert and then dinner afterward every year for my birthday! It was so much fun!
Ted's boss sent a package from Omaha Steaks. We love it because it always comes packaged in a styrofoam cooler with DRY ICE!!Jake wanted to try to create a big bubble so we got the supplies:Plastic cupDry iceDish soap in a separate bowlClean dry washclothHere are our results!The bubbles kept coming and spilling over for … Continue reading Neat dry ice experiment
I've shared before that sometimes life gets in the way, and the blog falls to the bottom of the priority list because... ...well...being a wife and a mom and a teacher and going to college tend to take up just about every minute of my waking hours. BUT NOT ANYMORE!!! I OFFICIALLY APPLIED FOR GRADUATION … Continue reading It’s been a while…but guess what?