30 Days of Love!

Me and my hubby in 2008 (we were so cute) Yes, as we all know, February is the month for love! And because I am not always the easiest person to love or to show love (especially) when it comes to my spouse, I thought that a love challenge would be just the thing to […]

Posted January 31, 2016
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Patterned Dress

There are only two words necessary when it comes to describing this dress, and they are Patterned Perfection. This dress has all the details of a high-end boutique dress without the boutique price tag: It’s a “straight-cut dress in thick jersey with an opening at back of neck ans a concealed button. It has 3/4-length sleeves with […]

Posted January 20, 2016
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A Teacher’s Rant!

  Usually when I tell people that I am a teacher, they respond by saying something like this: “Oh really, I’m sorry,” “God bless you,” or “They just need to pay y’all better.”  Every once in a while, someone might have some encouraging words to share, but for the most part, the responses are usually really […]

Posted January 12, 2016
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Country Style Ribs

Just the thought of these country ribs makes my mouth water! I have only cooked baby back ribs in my slow cooker (and they are delicious), so I when I bought these county style ribs, I knew they would be great in the slow cooker as well. I went straight to Pinterest to find a recipe, and when […]

Posted January 6, 2016
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I am a Lifestyle Blogger!

I am a lifestyle blogger. What does that mean exactly?  It means, I blog about my interests and the many facets of my life. So here on the blog, on any given day, you might find a post about a slow-cooker recipe that I have recently tried, an outfit of the day that was too cute not […]

Posted January 5, 2016
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From Ratchet to Redeemed

I’ll be the first to admit that I am unaware of all the parables in the Bible, and today I learned a new one. When I went to church this morning, Pastor spoke on the subject of being able to start again, as I am sure many ministers did on the first Sunday of the […]

Posted January 3, 2016
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Vision.Purpose.Faith.

Happy New Year! It’s 2016, and everyone is all abuzz with plans of resolutions, change, and growth. And while all of these notions appeal to me, I have decided that I will not be making a list of resolutions this year. Now, we all know that a lot can happen in a year. Some things […]

Posted January 1, 2016
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15 Favorites of 2015!

As 2015 draws to a close, I’d like to take the time to share with you my 15 favorite items of the year.  I know it seems to be a bit much for me to try to narrow my favorite things to a total of 15, but I thought long and hard about these choices, […]

Posted December 31, 2015
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Bathroom Organization

While the rest of world has been obsessed with trying to figure out what outfit to wear to ring in the New Year, I have been obsessed  with trying to clean and organize my home so that I can ring in the New Year productively. Throughout the year cleaning and organizing become tasks that are always long overdue. But […]

Posted December 30, 2015
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what our children need

  My mama has told me on several occasions, “that when it comes to your kids, it’s not what you put on them that matters, it’s what you put in them.”  For a long time, this statement was just that, words that my mama said. I really didn’t put any stock into them. But for the […]

Posted December 29, 2015
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