I always make a New Year's resolution to lose weight and get into shape, and this year I decided to start in December instead of waiting for January to start working on my fitness. To help me get started, I came up with this fun Christmas Fitness Challenge and Jeff and I are doing it … Continue reading 25 Days of Christmas Fitness Challenge
It's almost time for holiday baking, and these simple but delicious cinnamon cookies need to be on your list! Snickerdoodles (makes about 24 cookies) Ingredients: 1 stick of butter or margarine 3/8 cup of packed light brown sugar 3/8 cup granulated sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/8 cups of all purpose flour … Continue reading Snickerdoodles with Maple Glaze
When it comes to apps on my phone, I like to keep things streamlined. I don't like having lots of apps to flip through to get to what I need, so I try to keep my apps pared down so that I only have ones that I actually use regularly. This month, I downloaded a … Continue reading Five on Friday – My Favorite Apps this Month
A few weeks ago, my preacher asked the congregation to think about the last time we thanked God for the blessings in our lives and then said, "If you woke up this morning with only the things you thanked God for yesterday, what would you have?" My honest answer? I'd have nothing. I know that … Continue reading 30 Days of Gratitude Challenge – Week One
It is finally starting to feel like fall here and I am loving it! This morning was cool and foggy and we had the most beautiful view from our back deck. We keep hoping to see some deer back there, but I think there are too many dogs around for them to stay back there … Continue reading Hello, November!
Last month was a busy one. We tried to make time for more family things and were able to take Jack to two different pumpkin patches. He also got to go Trick or Treating for the first time this year, so I think we made the most of the month's holiday (even though it isn't … Continue reading Month in Review – October 2018
Yesterday, Jack and I visited my mom and went to Country Pumpkins in Caledonia, Mississippi. We took Jack there last year to make pictures when he was just 3 months old. It's amazing what a difference a year makes. This year, Jack loved looking at the pumpkins and playing on the huge fall-themed playground. He … Continue reading Pumpkin Patch Fun