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{ A cold wintry day }

The Texas weather is a bit of a phenomenon.  I always heard people talking about how insane the weather was over here, and how it would flip flop from hot to cold and rain to shine.  But when you don't live in the area you…

{ Change of plans is not always a bad thing }

My hubby is no longer going away, well, at least for the moment, which makes me so incredibly happy.  I'm not a clingy person but for some reason, when I'm sick, I like to have him nearby, so this morning when he texte…

{ Slow day - Working on blog to book }

I'm slowly, and I mean very slowly starting to turn the corner with this cold.  Just letting my body dictate how fast or slow I move, and how much I do.

{ Try not to overdo it }

That's the worst thing you can tell a mom/wife/homemaker. I mean, technically I understand because that's what I tell family and friends when they're unwell, but in reality it's not that easy to follow through. …

{ Happy Homemaker Monday - 11/26/2018 }

Good morning everyone, welcome back to my blog :) I'm sorry this post is going up a little later than usual, but I am down with a bad cold and not feeling well at all.  Thanksgiving went great and then Friday afternoon it c…

{ Preparing for Thanksgiving }

The holidays have officially kicked off for us. I honestly can't believe that Thanksgiving is tomorrow, this whole year seems to have sped by at turbo pace. As always, there is a lot to do, decorating, planning for all…

{ Getting ready for Thanksgiving - Tips and Recipes }

Thanksgiving is 3 days away.  3 DAYS AWAY!!! I always love this time of year, the cooking and baking, planning and getting the house ready for guests.  I don't let it stress me out because I look at it as a fun time and t…

{ Happy Homemaker Monday - 11/19/2018 }

Good morning everyone and welcome back to my little corner of the world. I can't believe that by next Monday, Thanksgiving will be over and done with. Goodness gracious!!! I hope you are all ready for the celebrations th…

{ Sunday Vibes }

::::Early morning

{ Slow Day }

Before I even set foot out of bed this morning, I knew it was going to be one of those days.  I woke up with a bad cough, brought on by allergies.  The kind of cough that I seem to get when the dog is shedding and everything t…

{ Marilla of Green Gables by Sarah McCoy - TLC Book Tour }

Hardcover:  320 pages Publisher:  William Morrow (October 23, 2018) A bold, heartfelt tale of life at Green Gables . . . before Anne: A marvelously entertaining and moving historical novel, set in rural Prince Edward Is…

{ The Thanksgiving Tree }

I had such a blessed weekend.  It was a whirlwind of activity, overnight guests, games, laughter, catching up and fellowship.  We talked about what we had each been up to, but we also talked about God, about our individual jou…

{ Happy Homemaker Monday - 11/12/2018 }

Good morning everyone, welcome back to my little corner of the world :) I sure do hope you've had a blessed weekend, mine was a very good one filled with family, church, laughs and games.  You know sometimes the unexpected …

{ Fall vibes }

{ National Geographic's Space Atlas - TLC Book Tour }

About Space Atlas • Hardcover:  352 pages • Publisher:  National Geographic; 2 edition (October 23, 2018) Space Atlas combines updated maps, lavish photographs, and elegant illustrations to chart the solar system, the un…

{ Being a homebody }

A few years ago, I used to struggle with being a homebody.  Not because of my own thoughts and feelings, but because of the way I was perceived by others, the comments, the digs, the "you're so anti social" and t…

{ Happy Homemaker Monday - 11/05/2018 }

Good morning dear friends, and welcome to another Happy Homemaker Monday :) It's a beautiful Fall morning, crisp and clear skies and the gentlest of breezes.  I hope wherever you are reading this from, you are doing well an…

{ Weekend in Review }

Saturday - Spending time with Eva and taking Jasmine to the airport I am so excited, my gorgeous great niece Eva is in town with my niece, for the next two months.  The last time I saw baby girl was at her birth and when …

{ Christmas Movie Kick Off - Hallmark and Freeform }

It is that time of year, the Christmas movies start rolling on in and it's full steam ahead until the end of December. I always enjoy sitting down to watch at least one Christmas movie a day, and while my favorite channe…

{ Hello November }

It is here, November is finally here, though it didn't come in with an bang or loudly make an entrance, it just sort of showed up out of nowhere.  I can't believe how quickly this year has flown by, my word. My husband …

{ Seduced by a Scot by Julia London - TLC Book Tour }

Series:  The Highland Grooms (Book 6) Hardcover:  320 pages Publisher:  HQN; Original edition (October 30, 2018) There’s no matchmaking an unruly heart When a prominent Scottish family faces a major scandal weeks befor…