I never knew such a beautiful cupcake existed until a coffee shop/bakery opened in the same shopping center that I used to work in. It was routine to stop and grab an espresso on my lunch break and I typically bypassed all of the fluffy, sweet, decadent deliciousness that was on display in the baked […]


 In this day and age it can seem impossible to date even in a single person’s world, but to make time to do the seemingly impossible by dating your own spouse!?!! What?? Is that possible??!! Why yes it is!  If you remember in Dating Your Spouse Part I, I gave some tips or suggestions for […]


 Zion’s first couple of weeks of school have been a success! He wakes up everyday and is so excited to go to school. He walks in, puts his folder in the bin, hangs up his backpack and sits at his table. Everyday he comes home and we do his homework together. He seems to really like […]


 Tennessee Titans fullback, Ahmard Hall started his career after high school in the U.S. Marine Corps!! Out of high school he was not heavily recruited, so he decided on a different career path, that was joining the Marines. Gaining the rank of sergeant, Hall served four years in the Marines (3rd Battalion, 8th Marines out of […]

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 Julianne has been forbidden to see Kyle by her parents, but that does not stop her. She is determined to forge ahead with the relationship, regardless of their rules. They do their best to sneak around for a while, but that wears on a couple after a while. Kyle does the honorable thing and goes […]


 If you give a mouse a cookie, he’ll probably ask for a glass of milk! My five year old is super obsessed with books (I’m so proud!) and learning to read, so I wanted to make some cute little snacks to go along with a couple of his favorite titles. These are super simple and […]


 I have been craving a vanilla pound cake for about two weeks now – no kidding, ask my husband! – and I finally gave in to desire and began looking up recipes. What I didn’t know is that a true pound cake only consists of flour, sugar, butter, and eggs, with a little extract if […]

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 Carter is off on his own adventure to find Zia. It’s not like the fate of the world rests on a time line right? He and Bes go one way, while Sadie and Walt head off on their own journey. Carter already knows that finding Zia is going to be difficult, but what they encounter […]

Let’s celebrate….happy birthday to The Coast Guard Reserve!

 Today is a SPECIAL day for the COAST GUARD RESERVE…The Coast Guard Reserve, one of the seven reserve components of the armed forces, is prepared, qualified, managed, and supplied under the direction of the Commandant of the Coast Guard. The United States Coast Guard Reserve was originally established on June 23, 1939, as a civilian […]


 Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom. – George Washington Carver George Washington Carver was a scientist and an inventor! He is well known for devising many uses for a simple peanut! George Washington Carver (1864-1943) grew up in Missouri with the white family that originally kept his mother as a […]