Baby Margaret – Six Month Update

This post contains affiliate links.     By the time our sweet baby girl turned six months old, we had the travel-and-outings-with-baby routine down.   During that sixth month we did our first long vacation with my family… Similar swimsuit here and here. …to the Outer Banks which you all know is almost a second […]

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Baby Margaret – Five Month Update

This post contains affiliate links. Margaret at 5 months. She’s at a stage where she doesn’t want to stay put – she wants to lunge forward when I do these posed yet candid photos with her for her monthly update pics – I love those stickers – hers are iron-on but here is a sweet […]

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Baby Margaret – Four Month Update

Baby MCVA – July 22, 2017 This post will include affiliate links.   Our sweet girl has reached four months of age at the time of this photo – so July 22, 2017. She loved being propped up on my Boppy nursing pillow at this point, sitting up with some support behind her and playing […]

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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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