A PERFECT PIECE ~ a consignment store

Yesterday,  my sweet friend Miss H and I enjoyed a beautiful breakfast at "First Watch" which is a nice breakfast place in the town of Cary, NC. We've been going to breakfast since our children were in kindergarten together which was 16 years ago! WOW! I feel old! After we finished breakfast and felt bad about hogging a table, we paid our bill and went outside. As we always do, we both said, "Where do you want to go now?" Miss H is my friend who knows where the great prices are, the best … [Continue reading...]

HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!~ Our menu and decor

HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!! We are having a little family picnic today and I wanted to share our menu with you. First up...... Baked Barbecue Baby Back Ribs Ingredients 1/2 cup ancho chile powder 1/4 cup white sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup salt 2 Tablespoons freshly ground black pepper 1 Tablespoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper 1 rack baby back ribs 1 cup barbeque sauce The LOML bought Grill Mates Brown Sugar Bourbon dry rub to replace all … [Continue reading...]

A TRIP TO THE BEACH ~ Corolla, North Carolina

Last week, we celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary with a vow renewal at a beach house we rented in Corolla, North Carolina, about 4.5 hours drive for us. Although the weather was predicted to be pretty wet, we headed to the shore anyways. Here was our view as we drove east. The downpour is to […]

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OUR WEDDING VOW RENEWAL ~ and 30 years of wedded bliss

Just recently I wrote a post about being married for thirty years and some advice about what I think has helped us survive thirty years. I also shared a project that I did specifically for our trip for our summer vacation where we renewed our wedding vows. We just came back from a trip to the NC […]

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ALWAYS HUNGRY ~a diet that finally works!

WARNING: THIS IS NOT A HOME DECOR ENTRY!! If you’re not interested in losing weight or eating healthy, back away slowly, turn around and run for your life! I’m going to share a little bit about myself which I’m not 100% comfortable doing, but here goes. I have always been thin. When I say “always” it […]

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INSPIRATION PINSPIRATION ~ beautiful beach houses

My family and I spent the week on Corolla Beach, NC enjoying family time, pool time, game time, beach time, eating out time, relaxing time, reading time, and a whole lot of fun time! Since I’m spending the week in a beach house I thought I’d use this INSPIRATION PINSPIRATION to share some beach house inspiration. Enjoy!! And you’re […]

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