My Thoughts and Adventures…

Happy 5th Birthday, Oscar

I can't believe my little furbaby is 5 years old today. It seems like only yesterday that we brought him home. He is such a comfort to both myself and my husband. In addition to celebrating his birthday today, we...

Chili Cheese Dip Recipe

Time to get ready for some football games and what better way than with some delicious dip to go with those tortilla chips you'll be eating.  Below is a great recipe that I have used many many times over the years....

The End of a Decade

First, I want to address the big changes in 2019 as it has been a whirlwind of a year once July creeped around. In July I started a new job, October we sold our house and moved back into the RV and in November I...

December Weight Loss Update

Here we are at the end of another month and I am so excited with the progress that I have made. As of today, I have lost a total of 20 pounds. In addition to the weight loss I am down 5 inches in my waist and 3...

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Christmas was a little quiet this year. It started out with just me and the puppies but ended with me joining Greg in Knoxville. We had a great evening with his parents and then a remarkable night with just the two...

Crafting with a Cricut

One of my favorite things in to make crafts. I love turning an object into something beautiful. I might not always get the outcome I was hoping for, but it was still worth the effort that it took to try. This year I...

Snickerdoodle Bread

One of my favorite cookies is Snickerdoodles, so when I seen this recipe for Snickerdoodle Bread I had to make it. It was so delicious. This recipe could be a perfect snack for kids, adults, and all types of party...

Holding Onto Memories of the Past

Today is a memorable day for two different events two years apart. Ten years ago today I moved to the big city of Nashville, Tennessee. I had just received my bachelor’s degree the day before and I was looking...

Gingerbread Recipe

One of my favorite things to make during December is Gingerbread. I've been making this recipe since I was a kid. Hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Gingerbread Sift together and set aside2 cups plain flour2 tsp...

A Special Ornament

Back in the early 2000’s my husband and I had started a painting business and that year for Christmas one of his sisters found an ornament that was perfect for the occasion. I have no idea where she found it, but it...