Family Life

Organic Food Delivery

Organic Food Delivery

I grew up on a farm in Virginia where we grew and raised everything we ate. When our own kids were growing up, we had a fairly large vegetable garden in a different spot in Virginia. And from that garden, we grew almost all of our vegetables for the entire […]

Valentines Day at Home

Valentines Day at Home

You don’t have to go out on Valentines Day to make it a special day. Here are some simple, inexpensive ideas to help you create a special Valentines Day at home. Fresh Flowers Trader Joes or your local grocer will be filled with fresh flowers at this time of year. […]

Healthy Super Bowl Appetizers

Healthy Super Bowl Appetizers

My husband loves football. He played in highschool and then went to college on a full football scholarship. We met in college and when we started dating I told him I LOVED football. That was a complete and full out lie- I mean, I LOVED watching HIM play football……but that […]

Valentines Day Ideas

Valentines Day Ideas

Last year I wrote about what Troy and I do for Valentines Day almost every year and this year will be the same if we aren’t traveling. I thought I’d add some other Valentines Day ideas this year. Of course, it’s also an excuse to wear shades of pink which […]

My Chili Recipe

My Chili Recipe

I’ve tweaked this chili recipe over about 30 years after making chili when we were newlyweds from a “Southern Living” magazine recipe (remember when it was all about home decor and cooking?). I kept some of the unique ingredients as I developed my own recipe over the years. They really […]

For The Bad Ass Dad on Fathers Day

For The Bad Ass Dad on Fathers Day

Shop For The Action Guy I see a lot of Fathers Day Gift Guides, but so many of them just don’t relate to my own husband who has spent a lifetime in “Bad-Assery”, lol. Here’s the thing about shopping for the action guy: Every item he owns from his sports […]

Unique Holiday Gift Guide

Unique Holiday Gift Guide

This is one of my favorite posts for the whole year! I love showing gifts to you that you haven’t seen everywhere else! I cultivate this guide all year long and I hope that this is a great resource for you! I like to spotlight smaller businesses, who have unique […]

Thanksgiving Thoughts

Thanksgiving Thoughts

I love this time of year. November is the real kick-off for the holiday season! I like to use this month to really focus on what I’m grateful for. I know that we should practice that all year long, but let’s face it- life gets busy and we get sidetracked! […]