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I am blessed

God blessed me beyond measure years ago when he entrusted me with this little fella to be his Mama. Before the moment that I held him, I just didn’t know it was possible to feel like your heart would burst from all that love. And then, by some miracle, it doesn’t. It just grows and read more »


Last Minute Mother’s Day Ideas

Still need a few last minute Mother’s Day ideas? I thought I’d share a few that would be excellent. I think any mother would love them!   Homemade Sugar Scrub Grab a small jar, a few ingredients, and whip up a gift she’ll love even more every time she uses it. It smells heavenly! Proverbs 31:28 Printable read more »

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The Unplugged Table

I just love technology! After all, technology allows me to share my passion for cooking with you and get to know many of you in this space every day! So needless to say, being connected is a must for me as I am sure it is for most of you too. The rest of my read more »

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Lunch for the Firemen

Little Buddy’s Scout patrol provided a day of service for one of our local fire stations this past Saturday. The day involved providing hours of service to be of help in the community. They spent the day learning a little bit about the operations of the fire station, a ride in the fire ladder truck, read more »

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It’s Gonna Snow! {Maybe…}

“It’s Gonna Snow!” Imagine those words from everyone you meet as if they were a wide-eyed, excited five year old preparing for his first flakes no matter their actual age. Snow. It is normally a rare occurrence here in the south. Except we had a little bit a few weeks ago when we made the read more »

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Minty Vanilla Dog Spray

This Minty Vanilla Dog Spray that I keep on hand for my dogs is something I never want to be without. Like ever. And luckily, since I make this at home, I don’t have to. Yay!     You see, like most dogs, our Golden Retrievers – Ranger and Miss Annabelle – run and play read more »

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Visitors by Air

One of my favorite things about living on a grass airstrip is how visitors arrive from time to time. We just never know from day to day which of our friends will “buzz” by as they are out enjoying a flight around town as we like to call it. When we first built out house read more »

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Celebrating The Red, White and Blue

As you may remember, I’m working with Cracker Barrel throughout the summer to share all sorts of delicious things – and not all food, either. That’s one of the things I love about the folks of Cracker Barrel. Not only is their cheese award-winning, in my book, so are the people! They realize the importance read more »

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Share Your Passion

  Many things in life will catch your attention, but few things in life will capture your heart. When something does, at that point, you realize you have indeed found your passion. For me, the things that have caught my attention are without a doubt a wide and varied range – from writing, traveling, photography, read more »