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My mama was a force to be reckoned with. She always had a laugh or smile that would warm your heart. She didn’t take no gruff and you better come with your best southern manners.    She made instant friends and fans wherever she went (one time, I was living in Austin and a woman…

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Have y’all heard about the new Crunch Fitness coming to Parker Square this October? I’m so excited to share they reached out to us about partnering on the blog to do a giveaway!! I have to admit I personally have had very inconsistent relationships with gyms and working out in general, but they are doing…

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September Fun In Graham America

Are you like me and going week to week with plans now a days? Hoping COVID doesn’t catch up and take them all back. Well we are rocking and rolling, safely, in Graham, America. With school starting two weeks ago, I have been writing plans again and boy what a joy! Need some new plans…

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Easy Weekday Dinner

This feeds a family of 4 with some leftovers! Chicken and Rice Casserole INGREDIENTS -About 1.5 lbs of chicken thighs (thighs are cheap and very tender) -1 can cream of mushroom soup -1 packet of onion soup & dip mix -4 cups of brown rice -Fill the empty can of mushroom twice with water DIRECTIONS…

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It’s that time again. BACK. TO. SCHOOL.  Whether your child is going physically or virtually, it is important to start some routines or rituals.  Here is my advice for this year: First: Sleep is Crucial. Make sure children get enough sleep. Since having the longest Spring Break ever, some of us have just been plain…

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September: NICU Awareness Month

September is a month near and dear to my motherhood journey. 14 years ago, it’s when I had my first daughter and became a mom at 17. I thought that was a HUGE part of my story. Don’t get me wrong, it still is. I just never knew what happened 12 years later would change…

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Here are some students who have chosen to attend school in person talking about what they thought their first day would be like vs what it actually was! Stay with us as we follow these students through their first 6 weeks of school! Let the adventure begin!   Grant,1st grader from Evans elementary, in person:…

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This post is in no way sponsored by or affiliated with Yoplait. Opinions are my own – offered freely and without bias. Photo via Design Love Fest. Let me start by saying thank you TikTok. Yes, thank you, TikTok for hours of mindless entertainment, getting endless song bites stuck in my head (and Teddy’s head!),…

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What an exciting time that we live in that we are able to choose the best option\enviornment that works best for our students?! Even in these unknown times, we are able to put our children’s education first, make them comfortable, and keep them safe. No matter which option you & your family have chosen, we…

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