Vacation 2018 – Day 2 at The Sea Pines Resort

Well the RBC Heritage weekend has come and gone for about a week, but during our recent family vacation last month we enjoyed a few days on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, and more specifically at The Sea Pines Resort! We arrived right after they had put up the bleachers for the tournament. Baby Margaret […]

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This is Us inspired post on home fire safety

This post contains affiliate links which are click-through images and in-text links. Fire safety in the home is incredibly important. And when you become parents, it’s no longer about just you, there are innocent parties you need to make plans for, your children. The NBC hit show This is Us made my husband and I […]

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My Victoria’s Secret Sport Knockout collection review, complimentary from Victoria’s Secret and Influenster

Please note: I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes. When Influenster told me I was chosen to be one of the complimentary recipients of the #VSSportTester Vox Box, I was delighted. Victoria’s Secret Sport and Influenster sent me the Knockout sports bra and the Knockout crop pant. As a former lingerie saleswoman […]

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New blog sponsor: JoPa Company of Richmond, Virginia

For over 55 years, Richmond and the surrounding area have relied on JoPa Company, a family-run, local business to provide them with the finest in outdoor furniture, pools and spas, as well as swimming pool chemicals and maintenance products. Founded in Richmond in 1959 by Joseph Farrar Pace, Sr., the family business is now run […]

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Why not? Wednesday: Vogue Boy

I have decided that from time-to-time, on Wednesdays, I will share with you all some of my favorite internet discoveries. I was a big geek back in the day, so some of these might be ‘too weird’ for some of you to get, and others might remember them fondly as being part of the ‘greatest […]

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Wedding Wednesday: Turn around and you’re a young wife…

On Saturday I was in a wedding for my cousin Leah. She has been with her then-fiance Kipp for many years. She and I have always been incredibly close, and it was only my second time being a bridesmaid (I normally have friends ask me to sing at their weddings, which is such a different […]

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Spring 2013 films

Here are some films I am looking forward to seeing when they open. To the Wonder, directed by Terrence Malick looks like the kind of film I would have an emotional reaction to – have you heard of it? It opens April 12. Mood Indigo, directed by Michel Gondry. Anything French I normally see, and […]

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Downton Abbey Series 3 finale

Well, those of us in the United States (who hadn’t already purchased the DVDs as M and I had) finally saw the Series 3 finale last week. So, if you don’t want to know more about how it ends, stop reading now! PBS recently posted this lovely “Mary & Matthew” love story video which was […]

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Red 2 Trailer

I cannot wait to see this movie – RED 2 – when it comes out in theaters! It will be released the weekend of my birthday, and I am a huge fan of Mary-Louise Parker (since Fried Green Tomatoes, really, but she was fantastic on The West Wing, too). I love action flicks and it […]

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Workin’ on my fitness

Well, I am going to get real with y’all on this post. I am going to tell you lots of details about my health, and I will be completely blunt. Remember: this blog is my opinion and my opinion only. I might be super harsh with some of my comments but it is my personal […]

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