Mini-Vaca to Gulf Shores

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What do we all need in the middle of winter? A vacation to some place warm...or at least a min-vaca to some place warm. My hubby and I were able to slip away to Gulf Shores, Alabama for a few days in early February. We had the opportunity to meet up with some friends from my growing up years in Iowa which made it a special time. My friend Jody and her husband Kevin traveled to Gulf Shores with her son, daughter-in-law and grandson to spend time with her parents and other relatives that go ... Continue Reading...

Guys Behind the Blog: February Edition

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I was visiting my friend Sarah's blog and read her post about her husband. Well, I sidetracked and traveled to the other blogs that host this month series Guys Behind the Blog. What a great idea and I thought I would participate today. Thank you to the hosts for this series: Crystal from Hall Around Texas, Evelina from Fortunate House, Jamie from Cocktails and Carseats, Jessica from Secrets of a Stay at Home Mom. Here's my Texas cowboy and soldier who's been by my side for almost 23 ... Continue Reading...

#thefierce50 ~ Meet Amy

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Today is the day! It's the 50th day of the year. It's also the day when many bloggers out there are rallying around each other to celebrate being in their 50's. It's my pleasure today to introduce you to Amy who blogs at womensharingwisdom.net.  Be sure to stop by and join the conversation on her blog! It is such a privilege and delight to introduce you to Amy who blogs at Women Sharing Wisdom. Provocative Questions to Inspire is the tagline of her blog. The title alone exudes a community ... Continue Reading...

Enjoy & Delight / 6

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  1. I love blogging. I adore the community and friends I've made and continue to make along the way. When I read this post about support your fellow bloggers, I knew I wanted to share it. Let's be good bloggers and good blogging friends as we support one another in this great community.  Pearls and Twirls shared this post. 2. Congratulations, Jess {Elegantly Dressed and Stylish} on your three year blogging anniversary! I loved this post and loved celebrating with you. Thanks for ... Continue Reading...

Enjoy & Delight / 5

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Hello, there! Happy Friday and another post of Enjoy and Delight. Sharing some finds that were enjoyable this week. Hope they are delightful for you! 1. I recently purchased a booked called Craving Connection after I saw it on {in}courage site. Now I discovered they are having a challenge. Challenges are great because they motivate me {and others} to either try something new or experience something awesome. This is both from my perspective. Check out this post and sign up! 2. A ... Continue Reading...

Refocusing in January

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January. You enter bringing hopes of newness and something fresh. New goals, fresh start, a refocus. Whatever it is you want to call it, it happens. And then life happens and it’s so easy to forget or get distracted or even give up on what seemed important and urgent January 1. I get it because I can say that is me. That is my life. And yet. Yet, I want to continue to pursue those things that were on my heart as January 2017 opened. Those ideas of others and refocus. I’m pursuing those. Yes, I’m ... Continue Reading...