Inspirational Quotes about Change

change is the only constant

Change. I’ve been thinking about it a lot lately. When I was growing up it was pretty much a curse word with ruts and routines being our BFFs. Even as an adult I’d often prefer to stagnate indefinitely than to take any risks or step out of my comfort zone. While change just for the sake of change […]

Fun with PVC Pipe

Here’s a few fun ideas for using PVC pipe this summer. With temps already in the triple digits, the DIY waterpark is sounding good right now! This data in this infographic was assembled by Commercial Industrial Supply, a leading pvc pipe and fittings supplier.

Simple Summer Salad

Simple Summer Salad

Summer is in full swing here in the South and our garden is producing an abundance of veggies, especially tomatoes and cucumbers. I’m such a fan of homegrown tomatoes and cucumbers that I usually just sliced them up, add salt and pepper, and eat them as a snack. Thanks to Nakano Seasoned Rice Vinegar, I […]

Spicy Cheese Grits

spicy cheese grits

As a good Southern girl, I love me some grits! Hubs is more of a Cream of Wheat fan (gag) being from up north, but I have sold him on cheese grits during our 10 years together. Even if you aren’t a fan of grits for breakfast, I encourage you to try them “jazzed up” […]

Johnson & Johnson Amazing Nurses


While I wish we could all be the picture of health, reality is that between childhood injuries, childbirth, accidents, and serious illness we’ve all been familiar with the inside of a hospital or doctor’s office at some point in our lives. To those of you in the nursing field who are in “the trenches” each […]

Flood®: Take it Easy Sweepstakes

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This post brought to you by Flood Wood Care. All opinions are 100% mine.   Founded in 1841 by a family of painters, Flood® has earned their reputation as “The Wood Care Specialists.” Their exterior wood stains and wood cleaners protect, preserve and beautify your outdoor investments. Flood® understands the time and effort involved in […]

Discover Boating with Your Family this Summer!

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From my dad’s little jon boat to the various rentals we’ve enjoyed on family vacations, I have fond memories of boating. Here’s hoping Sweet T loves being out on the water as much as her mom does! Judging by how much she enjoyed being on the lake last year I’d say there’s a pretty good […]

@Blue_Bunny Giveaway – Ends 7/4

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Winner: Debbie J. Did you have a happy Father’s Day? I got to spend the day with my dad and husband so that was the perfect way to celebrate the special dads in my life. Since the restaurant crowds are usually crazy on Father’s Day, we enjoyed a Father’s Day luncheon with our church family. […]

Western Union Gift and Greeting Cards

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This post brought to you by Western Union. All opinions are 100% mine.   Who doesn’t love getting a gift card? The recipient always appreciates it even if the giver feels as though it’s too impersonal. Givers if you’ve ever felt this way, Western Union is here to help. With their gift/greeting card combo, gifts […]

AMDRO Ant Bash and Winner Announcement!

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A couple of weeks ago I had the chance to go fishing with my cousin Aran at the local creek. We caught about 10 bream and sunfish between the two of us, adding to his freezer collection of probably 60! He goes fishing a lot more than I do. Last Friday we decided to have […]