People Watching in South Carolina

I took some time this weekend to get away with Chris, aka Big Daddy. Thing 2 had a lacrosse game in SC but it got canceled. Didn’t want to lose our money on the reservations so we used the time as a mini vacation. (Highly recommend mini vacas) We spent the time shopping, eating some… Continue reading People Watching in South Carolina

Ladies, Stop Trying to Have it All!

We’ve been taught all our lives that women can have it all. I call BS. We need to stop telling our daughters the same thing. Now hear me out before you start judging me and call me anti-feminist and shame me in my own blog comments. I hear it all the time. I see it… Continue reading Ladies, Stop Trying to Have it All!

Margaritas, Netflix and Chill

Do you know what “Netflix and Chill” really means? Go ahead and google it, I’ll wait. I promise you that’s not what I mean by that phrase. I’ll be keeping it clean. Mostly. I took a little fall over the weekend and ended up throwing a full cup of coffee all over the kitchen floor.… Continue reading Margaritas, Netflix and Chill

5 Things to Avoid After Turning 50

You’ve hit the 50 mark, congrats! Life is awesome and you are ready to prove to the world you are still young. Great! But consider safety first. Your bones aren’t as strong as they used to be. Your mind is a little muddled and you can’t read the aspirin bottle without readers now. So safety… Continue reading 5 Things to Avoid After Turning 50

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”

My Dad Texts Me Pictures of His New Underwear and Other Crazy Reasons I Frequently Drink

Is it just me? I’ll be totally honest and tell you I come from a very crazy family. We don’t even bother trying to hide it anymore. I absolutely get my humor from my father. But now that he’s in his mid 70’s I am starting to worry…. This is a man who never walks… Continue reading My Dad Texts Me Pictures of His New Underwear and Other Crazy Reasons I Frequently Drink

To Grandmother With Love On Facetime

This picture is worth way more than 1000 words. This is my soon-to-be 99 year old grandmother. (my mom is in the purple shirt) She is facetiming my youngest son away at college. She is still so amazed at technology even though she has seen more in her lifetime than we ever will. The joy… Continue reading To Grandmother With Love On Facetime