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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Baby Margaret – Three Month Update

This post has affiliate links. Ahhh there’s our sweet girl. Three whole months at this point, last June 2017. Less than a year ago. It was a beautiful time of day when I took these photos. She was in a playfully mellow mood, learning to wave. The sun was filtering in so nicely through the […]

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Baby Margaret – Two Month update

I cannot get over how absolutely darling she looks in this two month old photo! It’s funny that I’m publishing this post now, which I plan to do with all of her other month updates – just to have them preserved here and I can also print them to put in her baby book. I […]

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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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2018 – my journey

Originally wrote this on my Facebook page – but wanted to share it here – Happy New Year!! I started the WorthyStyle blog on Google’s Blogspot platform in 2008. Previously, I had blogged since 1999/2000 on Livejournal, MySpace, and so many other places online. I’ve always loved sharing my interests, recipes, music obsessions, and fun […]

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Baby Margaret – One Month

This post contains affiliate links. So in April Miss Margaret turned one month old and what a whirlwind that first month was for us all as a new family. One of the things we did was I basically “went to bed” for two weeks. Other than the required appointments for Margaret, I didn’t leave the […]

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James Addison Jones I: strict discipline – thrift and generosity

{this post continues with the text of Minnie B. Jones Ussery, who wrote this in 1960} Previous posts here. Strict Discipline But my father’s efforts to rear his large family in his religious beliefs and customs were not as easy as Bishop Harrell portrayed and Berryman recalled. I remember several times after family prayer Dad […]

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Margaret’s Birth Story: Part II

So as I explained in my previous post… Margaret is a few months old now… and I feel like it’s a good time to get back to blogging. I hope you’ll enjoy reading these posts – I want to continue to be writing honest and realistic memories and reflections about my pregnancy, my birth story […]

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Margaret’s Birth Story, Part I (pre-hospital)

So Margaret is a few months old now… and I feel like it’s a good time to get back to blogging. I hope you’ll enjoy reading these posts – I want to continue to be writing honest and realistic memories and reflections about my pregnancy, my birth story for her, and my adjustments to life […]

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Weeks 38 – 40 Pregnancy Journal

40 weeks here!How Far Along? 40 weeks, 1 day – as of today 3/18/2017 Week 38 Began: Friday, March 3 39 weeks in this photo with our dog, LilyWeek 39 Began: Friday, March 10Week 40 Began: Friday, March 17 Size of Baby (at 40 weeks): the size of a red panda, minus the fluffy tail […]

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