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What I Really Want for My First Mother’s Day

May 11, 2017

Forget the gift guides, here’s all Mom really wants for Mother’s Day.

Like every other kid growing up, I made homemade cards for my mom for Mother’s Day. Until I got older and then I marked the occasion with a phone call. Oh, how stupid I was! Now I realize that I should have showered my mother with flowers, chocolates, jewelry and luxury vacations for the things she did for my sisters and me. Now that I’m a mother, I know there’s only one thing moms really want for Mother’s Day…

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Holidays + Events Relationships

Easter Romance

Five years ago, Easter weekend changed my life. Most people don’t think of Easter as a romantic holiday, but I do because on this weekend five years ago I met my future husband. Grab a cuppa joe and sit a spell as I tell you…

April 14, 2017
Holidays + Events

How to Celebrate Mardi Gras Wherever You Live

Let the good times roll! Mardi Gras is about celebrating and having fun with your family and friends and the strangers you just met at a parade. We only lived in Louisiana for a year but I’ll never forget the special Mardi Gras season…

February 28, 2017
Holidays + Events

2016 in Review

Reflecting on my favorite moments from the past year Two thousand and sixteen has been a year of huge changes and new directions for me both personally and professionally. For starters, 2016 was our first full year in Tennessee. It was also the first…

December 28, 2016
Thanksgiving Blessings
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Thanksgiving Blessings

Celebrating a Holiday of Gratitude This week is Thanksgiving, and many of us are probably busy preparing food, hosting family or running last minute errands. While it’s easy to focus on our to-do lists, I want to take a few minutes to reflect on…

November 23, 2016
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Thanksgiving Table Inspiration

From rustic to classic, Thanksgiving table decor that best suits your style. Thanksgiving is next week! Can you believe it? Is anyone else feeling completely unprepared? With the move into our new house, my sister’s wedding in California and baby needs on my mind, I am…

November 18, 2016
Holidays + Events

Top 5 Things to Love About Halloween

Halloween #tbt Happy (almost) Halloween, boils and ghouls! I have to confess that Halloween is not my favorite holiday. Gasp! In fact, Halloween falls somewhere below Valentine’s Day and the 4th of July, but above St. Patrick’s Day in my list of favorite holidays.…

October 27, 2016