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Back from the Beach

I’m back from the beach! It was such a blessing to be able to spend time with the people who make up my “happy place.” We had great weather and I took full advantage of it – spending the majority … Continue reading

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Evaluating Your Life Plate

We live in a society where the most popular New Year’s Resolution is weight loss. Many people are so concerned with what they put on their plates, that other important things tend to fall by the wayside. But speaking of … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Came Early

Happy Thanksgiving, my friends!  I got lucky and was able to celebrate Thanksgiving a day early For yet another year in a row, my mother-in-law, Joni, hosted a perfectly executed Thanksgiving dinner. Joni is the Queen of Hosting, and I’m … Continue reading

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Hosts with the Most(s)

We hosted our first holiday! Cory and I successfully hosted our families yesterday for Easter brunch. In my world, it’s an accomplishment if I can time my Keurig coffee and oatmeal to be ready at the same time, so the … Continue reading

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I’ve got to be honest with you. I’ve been in a funk to end all funks this week. I won’t get into unflattering details, but the fact that it’s been raining for what seem like the last ten years is … Continue reading

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Almost the Weekend

Hello, hello!! How’s everyone’s morning going? Today is my Friday, so I’m feelin’ pretty good I’m traveling this weekend because my cousin is getting married!! I love weddings, and I love being with this side of the family so much. … Continue reading

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Easter Recap

Happy belated Easter, my friends! Whether you celebrate the day or not, I hope you had a great weekend Mine was fantastic. It was filled with family, relaxation and a whole lotta food. It was wonderful! I think it’s perfectly … Continue reading

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The Whole Fam Damily

Goodness gracious! Is it raining where you are?! It’s nasty outside here in Northern VA. When I woke up this morning I told myself I would dedicate a good chunk of my day to writing a paper. But as I … Continue reading

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Home-Cooked Heaven

For the third Saturday in a row, I hope you’re not up as early as I am No worries though – it’s not school today. I am joining a volunteer program, and my training is today from…9 – 5. I’m … Continue reading

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Saturday School

To say I’m bitter about having to spend seven and a half hours of my Saturday in a classroom would be a slight understatement. I know a good attitude is everything, so I’m trying my damnedest to turn it around before I … Continue reading

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