Happy New Year!

Yay!  We did it!  We made it to a brand new year.  Hope it’s a wonderful and happy new year for all! Normally, I don’t like to hurry time, but 2016 is in the list of Top 3 Worst Years of My Life and I am not sad to see it go.  So, welcome 2017.  Hope you are a better year than the last. I apologize again for not sharing all of the Christmas posts I had planned.  It is {Read More}

5 Things You Might Not Have Known Until You Became a Police Officer…and Happy Police Week!

I’m hoping everyone knows this by now, but just in case, we are a very police-friendly family around here.  And this just so happens to be National Police Week! One of the things about being a police officer is that you learn things about people that you might not have ever realized before.  Some are sad, some make you shake your head in wonder, some upset you, and some things are just plain hilarious.  Just in case you are considering a {Read More}

It’s Almost February? Well, Happy New Year!

It’s almost February.  Seriously??  2016 is already flying by and once again, I’m behind.  Story of my life… I hadn’t intended to go so long without checking in.  I had all kinds of great ideas for Thanksgiving and Christmas.  I had tons of recipes and crafts and mom tips on my calendar for January.  I apologize. There was a minute or two when I thought about giving up my little blog forever.  I just couldn’t do it.  I was so {Read More}

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the Moms, Dads-who-serve-as-Moms, and people who are “like a mom” to somebody! I am very blessed.  Today there will be lots of moms and people who are like moms at my house today.  My husband and I will be preparing dinner for them as a way of thanking them for all they do.  Hopefully, they will feel very loved and appreciated by the end of the visit! I have been very fortunate in the {Read More}

On Veteran’s Day…

To all of our Veterans: There are simply not enough words to express gratitude for all that you do and all that has been done.  Just…thank you.

Happy Halloween From That One Mom!!!

Happy Halloween!! Did you know that Halloween is celebrated in various countries all around the world?  I didn’t, but I just looked it up and that’s what it said!  Most of the countries don’t celebrate it the way we do though and it is most popular in the U.S. and Canada.  Apparently, we like to dress up and beg for candy. Whether you choose to terrorize y’alls neighborhood, spell with the witches, or overdose yourself on sugar, I hope you {Read More}

10 Interesting Facts About Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day!  Hope everyone is having a relaxing day off and if you are traveling, please do it safely! I’m sure at some point in my grade school career, we had to research or write an essay about Labor Day, but for the life of me I don’t remember!  (That’s no surprise.)  I started thinking about it today and I wasn’t even sure exactly why or when we started celebrating Labor Day, so I decided to look it up {Read More}

Happy Mother’s Day!!

        I’m so thankful and blessed to still have my own mother and she is a jewel among women for sure!  But there are all kinds of women who help shape who we are and this day is for them as well.   For myself, I would like to say Happy Mother’s Day to my Momma, my Mother-in-Law, my Nannie, my Mammaw and Granny (both in Heaven), my big sister, my aunts, my cousins, my close friends, {Read More}

Have a Safe and Happy New Year!!!

Merry Christmas From Our Family To Yours!!

I had great intentions of putting out a post yesterday with pictures of all of my decorating.  What I didn’t intend was to get sick.  I feel much better today, but I had to put off doing a lot of things (I was still wrapping presents and brining the turkey at 2 a.m.).  One of those was posting Christmas pictures.  : ( I will probably still post the pictures in a day or two.  ‘Cause that’s how I roll.  It’s {Read More}