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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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Halloween Concert and Book Signing

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Yesterday was my first real concert with the Bartlett Community Band – the third annual Halloween concert at the BPACC. Most people were in costume and it was SO much fun! I went as a Starbucks Frappucino (an idea from … Continue reading

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Fall Beauty Picks

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Here are some beauty products I’ve been loving lately, and a few picks for fall! For my birthday I considered getting a facial. Then I decided, why not get a Clarisonic instead and have “facials” all the time? Then I … Continue reading

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Fall Melancholy

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(Alabama, November 2012) The shift from summer to fall always brings an inexplicable sadness with it. I love all the traditional trappings of the season – football, tailgate parties, pumpkin everything, the colors, the sense of possibility, the absolutely beautiful … Continue reading

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In My Backyard: Still Fall

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Though the fig tree should not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines, the produce of the olive fail and the fields yield no food, the flock be cut off from the fold and there be no herd in the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Weekend Recap

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  For the second year in a row, I spent Thanksgiving with my sister’s in-laws in north Alabama! My dad and brother go deer hunting every Thanksgiving, a tradition that led to the total splitting up of our family on … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

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Thanksgiving has arrived at a good time for me this year. I really need to focus more on what I have instead of what I don’t have. So here are a few things I’m thankful for.     – My family … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween

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Happy Halloween from Gandalf and a pumpkin! I think I post this picture every year (it’s old), but it’s one of my favorites. To me, Halloween is for kids. I love getting trick-or-treaters and exclaiming over cute costumes – even … Continue reading

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Fall Events Near and Far

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After a fairly crummy last week, I decided to spend the weekend in Nashville with Debra, Lance, and Niecy! It was a good decision. Saturday was spent doing fun seasonal activities. Niecy opened her Halloween package from her Granna. It … Continue reading

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