We were fortunate to have Christmas with the Odom side of our family at Emilie and Brian’s home in Alexandria, LA. It’s a beautiful place to be. We got to go do some hiking in a nearby national park. Although … Continue reading Photo Friday: Lovely Louisiana
I love blueberries….any way you fix them. Growing up, my Grammy made a lot of blueberry muffins, blueberry cobblers, and, occasionally, a blueberry pie. For quite a few summers in a row, one of my Uncle Mo’s good friends provided … Continue reading Blueberry Crumble Pie with Shortbread Crust
As I write this today, I’m recovering (and doing loads and loads of laundry) from our family vacation. It was fantastic and exhausting. We started out … Continue reading Photo Friday: Family Cruise Vacation 2018 Highlights
My dad doesn’t often read this. And it’s a good thing because he’s a very humble man and may not approve of me bragging on him so much. However, I’m going to brag about him anyway. Last night he was “inaugurated” as the Chairman (equivalent of President) of the Mason Contractors of America (MCAA). He’s been on the board now for 6 years and will now serve as Chairman for two additional years. I’m so proud of him and my mom, who supports him every step of the way. They made up the “p” and the “s” of P and … Continue reading Photo Friday: Mr. Chairman, My Dad
A couple of weekends back, the kids helped me to make Christmas cookies. We had such a good time, even if my kitchen became a disaster zone and the control freak, perfectionist side of me struggled to let them decorate … Continue reading Photo Friday: Sweet Holiday Memories with Sugar Cookies
Today’s prompt for (Not so) Tall Tale Tuesday is: Write about the woman who has had the greatest impact on your life. This didn’t take more than a few seconds for me to know exactly who I’d write about- my … Continue reading (Not so) Tall Tale Tuesday: What Makes a Great Mom
I’m branching out here with Wellness Wednesday in an effort to be a well being. So, for starters, what is a well being? I think that this is a very personal question but, for me, being well means the following: … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: What is a well being?