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Last Saturday in Memphis

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It was a historic day for my beloved alma mater…     Attendance at the Liberty Bowl: 60,241. WE ARE WINNING.     Final score: 37-24, Tigers. 6-0. 13th straight win. !!! Downtown at the Memphis Music Hall of Fame … Continue reading

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Star Wars First Birthday Party

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When my older niece turned one, my sister Debra threw her an adorable Little Miss Sunshine birthday party. She told me they probably wouldn’t have another big-deal birthday until Fifoo turned five. Well, I’m glad that approach went out the … Continue reading

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Family Holiday in Review

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Is it too late to post about the holidays? Well, too bad if it is, I’m doing it anyway. #rebel My holidays were wonderful. Miraculously, I was able to take time off from Christmas Eve to January 2. My brother … Continue reading

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My Best Friend’s Wedding

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In September 2012, my friend Alanna texted me that she was thinking of signing up for Christian Mingle. Despite the freshness of a terrible experience with eHarmony and my disdain for Christian Mingle specifically, I encouraged her to go for … Continue reading

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High Tea at the Peabody Hotel

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Last Saturday, I went to High Tea at Chez Philippe in the famous Peabody Hotel. My mom planned the tea for her friend Becky’s milestone birthday, and since Becky’s daughter Sarah was invited, she asked me to come too. Then … Continue reading

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My Niece Turns Two

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Last weekend I trekked to Alabama again, with my parents, for Niecy’s birthday party. It was held in Lance’s hometown of Cullman, which is a lot closer to us than where Debra and Lance live. I can’t believe this child … Continue reading

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Easter Weekend

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I hope everyone had a happy Easter weekend! Mine was full of beautiful spring weather, delicious food, and good times. I was even visited by my own personal Easter bunny, who appears to be living under my shed (though I … Continue reading

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Happy Hearts Day

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  ♥ Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! ♥  I’m a fan of Valentine’s. To me it’s a day to celebrate all kinds of love and tell the people in your life how much they mean to you. Actually, I’ve been single … Continue reading

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Miami Thanksgiving

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I went to Miami for Thanksgiving this year! My mom and I, plus Debra, Lance, and Niecy, celebrated with our Miami family while my dad and Kevin went hunting. We went to the North Miami Thanksgiving Day Parade and feasted … Continue reading

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Last Minute Thanksgiving Dishes

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If you’re still scrambling for meal ideas on this Thanksgiving Eve Eve, allow me to make a few suggestions! These are all recipes I’ve made and enjoyed more than once. Side DishesMy mom often makes Emeril’s Cornbread and Andouille Dressing … Continue reading

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