What’s Trending

I always want to know what’s trending out there and what everyone is talking about. I guess the hip way to say it is that I like to be “In the know.” I figured if I like to keep up I’m sure there’s other out there who likes to keep up too so why not make it a weekly segment…

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Not Your Momma’s Brussel Sprouts

  When I was a child my Mom would make us sit at the kitchen table until we finished all of our food. I’m sure many of you can relate! Finishing everything was usually not a problem, except on the nights dinner included either peas or brussel sprouts. Yuck! I remember many nights when I would slip them into a…

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6 Year Anniversary

Have you ever sat back and just wondered where the time went? I do it often when I think about the fact that I’m 35, that I graduated high school 18 years ago, or moe recently graduated college 13 years ago. I mean how did so many years already come and go? Most recently I had that moment when on…

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What’s Cooking #2

**this post includes affiliate links. I love cooking and trying new recipes. We’re trying to be healthier and one of my favorite accounts to follow on Instagram is PeaceLoveandLowCarb. I’ve mentioned Kyndra before, she not only shares her recipes for healthy foods, but she also is always  so positive and motivating. She has a couple of cookbooks and I shared…

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Visiting Williamsburg

Early last year we decided to take a family trip with my parents to meet up with some other family members in Williamsburg, VA. I had been to Williamsburg twice before that I remember. It was part of a senior band trip in high school. The trip was mainly to Washington DC to play on the steps of the capital…

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We got a Sous Vide

We love cooking at home! Not only does it save money over going out to eat all the time, it always tastes much better! Once we find something we like we will try to find a good recipe for making it at home. So far Matt kills it at all forms of barbecue, anything from grilling to frying to smoking…

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Central Florida Zoo

This past weekend my Brother and his family came to visit from Tallahassee. We decided to head the Zoo. We have the Central Florida Zoo about 5 miles from our house. This zoo has gone through some transformations over the years. I remember going to the zoo when I was a child and loving it. My favorite exhibit was the…

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Top Golf – Is it worth it?

We made it through the holiday craziness. That means we made it once again to the day that marks the end of the craziness, My Husband’s birthday! It was on January 2nd and since it’s right after new year’s it’s hard getting everyone together yet again. On top of that he doesn’t really care about his birthday or getting gifts.…

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!! It’s been so long since we’ve chatted, but as always, the holidays just get so busy. This year was no exception. Along with the holiday craziness, we also had some sad family happenings. My Grandpa passed away a few days before Christmas. That mainly took up a lot of time and didn’t leave me in the mood…

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Why We Moved

In 2010 right at the same time I started dating my husband I bought my first house. It was a cute little brick house that had been built in the 50’s. It was just under 2000 sq ft and it sat on half an acre lot. I actually hadn’t been even looking at houses, but mainly town houses because I…

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