My Thoughts and Adventures…

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...

November Weight Loss Update

Time for an update on my weight loss. I am so proud of myself. Other than going off plan for Thanksgiving I have stuck very close to the “rules.” I have completely given up my sweet tea which is a big deal for me. I...

Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Recipe

One of my favorite desserts in cheesecake. I found this recipe on McCormick.com and not only did I have to try it personally, but I also had to share it with you because it is really good.  I made this as our...

A Time to Give Thanks

HAPPY THANKSGIVING Today is a day for all of us to be thankful for what we have and this week I am thankful that I still have my husband. I rushed him to the ER on the 16th as he was having the same pains he had...

Self-Care is Priority

I decided I needed to start doing something to better my health and part of that is to lose some weight. In the last 5 years I have gained at least 50 pounds and at only 5’4” that is not good. I saw a Groupon...

Time to See a Doctor

I finally went to the doctor on the 21st. Told her about my ER visit and what had been going on. She said we had your heart checked out back in June with a stress test and echocardiogram, so she didn’t believe it...

Closing on House is Complete

The closing was on October 4th and of course we had a few bumps in the road right at the end, but we survived it. Just made it where neither of us really want to get bogged down with another house again. Now we have...