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5 Tips For A Smooth Move (I’m Never Moving Again!)

5 Tips For A Smooth Move (I’m Never Moving Again!)

AHHHH I hate moving!  This past couple of weeks I’ve been packing and planning for my move from Charlotte, NC to a teeny, tiny town just outside of Chattanooga, TN.  The move took place last weekend and while everything pretty much went fine (ish), there […]

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Spring

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Spring

The weather is finally starting to warm up here in North Carolina; enough to be able to sit outside in a light, long sleeve top.  Although as I write this it’s 29 degrees outside.  Still, the grocery stores have wiped away all signs of Valentine’s […]

Snow Day? The First Snow of 2017

Snow Day? The First Snow of 2017

When I heard the first snow of 2017 was going to come to Charlotte this weekend I was SO EXCITED!  It looked like we were going to get our first snow day of 2017!  I lived in Florida for 30-some-odd years so I never got […]

Blogmas Fail and Blog Reboot!

Happy New Year!  It’s been a minute since I posted here on my blog.  I know, I know…SOME of you – maybe one of you (Mom) – have been wondering why I haven’t posted since Blogmas Day 6.  Well, it’s time to dig deep and […]

Blogmas Day 2: December Goals

Blogmas Day 2: December Goals

I probably should’ve posted this yesterday but I was so excited about my holiday decorations.  It’s the lights and the Christmas Trees that really get me in the holiday spirit; that and Chestnut Praline Lattes.  This month I have a list of things I really […]

Give Thanks and Drink Wine

Give Thanks and Drink Wine

When Autumn rolls around I get all sorts of excited.  It seems to become acceptable to wear leggings, a sweater and Uggs for just about any occasion.  This time of year I love to take advantage of the cooler weather and find things to do […]

Wander…Don’t Be Afraid To See Where The Road Takes You

Wander…Don’t Be Afraid To See Where The Road Takes You

Do you ever just take wander off and see where the road takes you?  For me, this is something that I struggle with.  I love to plan each day of my life down to what I’m going to eat, what I’m going to watch on […]

10 Things I’d Like To Do In My Lifetime

10 Things I’d Like To Do In My Lifetime

Since passing the age of 40 (not long ago) I’ve been contemplating the things that I’d like to do before I move on.  I spent the first half of my life raising kids, going to school and working and I’d really like to spend the […]

5 Simple Ways To De-stress During A Hectic Workweek

5 Simple Ways To De-stress During A Hectic Workweek

Sometimes the workweek just gets so hectic that you feel like you’re going to just explode if you don’t do something to de-stress…FAST!  This week has been particularly stressful for me and it’s only Tuesday as I write this.  For me, writing is incredibly therapeutic […]

Fall Spice Tag

Fall Spice Tag

I saw this tag on BeautilicousD’s blog and I HAD to do it myself!  I thought it would be a great way for you to learn a little bit more about me and for me to learn about you.  Ok so here we go: