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Things I’ve Learned – March 2019

Things I’ve Learned – March 2019

I’ve been wanting to do a “Things I’ve Learned” post for just FOREVER, and I’m finally making it happen!  Hooray!  Here are several things I’ve learned lately. ◊Meteorological spring begins on March 1 while astronomical spring begins on or around March 20, on the vernal equinox.  I’ve said for YEARS that the “official” seasons are off a bit and that, for instance, spring should actually be March, April, and May.  Who knew that the meteorological folks were waaaaaay ahead of…

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Reading Retreat 2019

Reading Retreat 2019

If you follow me on Instagram you know that I caught up with a few friends recently for a reading vacation. We dubbed it Reading Retreat 2019, and we had a blast! I promised I’d tell you guys about it, so here I am! My friends and I have been saying forever that a reading vacation sounded like fun. You too?!? Finally we said, “Enough talking. Let’s make it happen!” (We’re getting better at saying that, and I’m glad.) Donna…

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Voilà! February 2019

Voilà! February 2019

This mid-winter time of year can be tough, y ‘all!  The cold.  The dark.  The sickness.  The dark.  The post-holiday letdown.  The dark.  These things can drag us down.   Today I want to focus on things that I’m loving right now!  “The Good List” as Tsh Oxenreider calls it! Salt Fat Acid Heat, a documentary on Netflix.  This stunningly beautiful show whisks me off to different parts of the world and explores the basics of good cooking.  Since travel and…

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Currently – January 2019

Currently – January 2019

This month’s prompts for the “Currently” link up are:  choosing, tidying, resolving, exploring, and refreshing. I am currently… choosing books for #theunreadshelfproject2019 hosted by Whitney of @theunreadshelf on Instagram.  I’m not sure if I’ll follow her monthly prompts, but I *do* appreciate her helping me focus on choosing my next read from my “unread shelf” before looking elsewhere!   I think my first reads of the year will be Ecology of a Cracker Childhood by Janisse Ray (recommended by a dear…

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Autumn Adventures 2018: Final Update

Autumn Adventures 2018: Final Update

Autumn officially ended on December 21, and I’m late in sharing the final update on my Autumn Adventure goals.  You can see the original list HERE, the first update HERE, and the second update HERE.  (If you want the fun scoop on how each adventure went, you’ll want to read those updates!) 1.  All the camping and hiking! ✅ We’ve been camping multiple times this autumn and were actually back at the KOA West in Chattanooga after Christmas for a…

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Autumn Adventures: Update #2

Autumn Adventures: Update #2

Hey, you guys!  Back in September I created a list of fun adventures for the autumn season and shared it HERE.  Let’s glance back and see what Autumn Adventures we had over the second month of the season!  (You can see the first month update HERE.) 1.  All the camping and hiking! ✅  We’ve had so much fun camping this autumn!  Since my last update we took a nice, long camping trip to Chattanooga.  Yes, again!  We still have LOTS to…

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Autumn Adventures – Update #1

Autumn Adventures – Update #1

One month ago I created a list of things I wanted to do this autumn. I’m excited to share some of those adventures with you today! 1.  All the camping and hiking! ✅ Hooray! We camped for a few days at the Red Gates RV Park & Camping outside Hendersonville, North Carolina.  We love this area (just south of Asheville) and this campground.  We visited the North Carolina Arboretum and did some hiking there.  You know we HAD to eat at…

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Currently – October 2018

Currently – October 2018

We’re tiptoeing into autumn here in Coastal Georgia, and it’s time for another Currently link-up with Anne of In Residence!  I always enjoy seeing everyone’s takes on the SAME prompts!  So much fun!  Here’s what *I* am CURRENTLY… WEARING fantastic outfits from the Get Your Pretty On Fall Style Challenge.  I’ve mentioned these challenges several times here.  Participants are given a list of items to gather, and then 21+ outfits are created from those items.  We have a private Facebook…

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Autumn Adventures 2018

Autumn Adventures 2018

Hooray for autumn!!!  Here in Coastal Georgia we don’t get much autumn color, but we DO get temperatures under 90 degrees!  Sometimes.  Eventually.  Still, it’s a special time of year because we can actually get outside and enjoy it!  Outdoor activities feature prominently in my Autumn Adventures list, so let’s get to it! Here are the adventures I hope to enjoy this autumn: 1.  All the camping and hiking!  Yes!  We have trips planned to Hendersonville, North Carolina; Chattanooga, Tennessee;…

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Nashville: The Food! (Brunch)

Nashville: The Food! (Brunch)

My sweet husband has wanted to go to Nashville, Tennessee for a long time, and we finally made the trip over the 4th of July holiday. I’m so glad we did! I wasn’t sure what to expect in Nashville, but I was struck by three things: the music, the history, and the food. Today I’ll share some of our favorite food experiences, and then I’ll share some about the music and history over the next few days. We focused on…

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