Raised Southern-“Corn Bred”

Born and raised in North Carolina, I have always been proud to be a southerner. But being “southern” often brings up negative thoughts. Not all of us have a confederate flag hanging from the porch, or have gun racks in the back of the truck windows. So hear me out as I try to give… Continue reading Raised Southern-“Corn Bred”

Christmas Letters and Why We Love to Hate Them

Every year on the first of December, I get my first Christmas card. And I always feel such shame. I used to be so good with getting mine out to family and friends on time and actually before the holidays. Not anymore. I can’t remember to get my family together to take a Christmas picture… Continue reading Christmas Letters and Why We Love to Hate Them

Holiday Cocktails I Have Found Online That We All Need To Try

People have been sending me tons of holiday cocktails so I think I need to share them! Hopefully you will try them all and invite me to the party! Tell me your favorite or let me know if you have a signature cocktail and put it in the comments! Time to be Merry! Thanksgiving will… Continue reading Holiday Cocktails I Have Found Online That We All Need To Try

Product Review-A Great Holiday Gift!

As you know, I like to review products that I think you all would like. My opinions are always my own and this latest one is very worth it! I was contacted by Brightech that makes magnifying lamps in all shapes and sizes. When I first got the email, my first thought was one of… Continue reading Product Review-A Great Holiday Gift!

Surviving the Holidays with the Entire Dysfunctional Family

So you’re attending or hosting the annual dysfunctional family holiday gathering. Need some help on how to survive without murdering drunk uncle Dave? Read on… If your family is a nice normal traditional family with no one in rehab or jail, this post is not for you. But feel free to read on and enjoy.… Continue reading Surviving the Holidays with the Entire Dysfunctional Family

Funniest Tweets That Remind Me Of The Holidays

I’m a bit lazy this week and spent too much time on Twitter. So I’m posting the funniest 9 tweets I found that remind me of holidays and family. All just short of being a Hallmark/National Lampoon movie. Also, I created a kick-ass Christmas Gift Guide with a link to it at the bottom of… Continue reading Funniest Tweets That Remind Me Of The Holidays

Being Thankful Beyond The Usual Stuff…

It’s November and the most thankful time of the year. So many people are doing the 30 day challenge of everything they are thankful for all over social media. I mean I get it but it’s all the same. I’m thankful for my family, friends, pets, house, car, job and drunk uncle Louie. I know… Continue reading Being Thankful Beyond The Usual Stuff…