A little bit about home, family and travel

Journal

My Friday Five:  5 Must Haves When Traveling with Children

My Friday Five: 5 Must Haves When Traveling with Children

As we’re preparing for an upcoming flight across country, I’m reminded of all the preparations I did for our youngest when flying while she was younger.  Fortunately for her, she has been traveling since she was a little tike so now it’s just a thing, […]

College is just around the corner . . .

College is just around the corner . . .

Free printable College Move-In Checklist (Below)!   Now that you’ve a had a few weeks to breathe following high school graduation festivities, let’s talk college! Can you believe you just finished planning who would get the graduation tickets; how to handle the heat, rain or […]

Margarita Cups

Margarita Cups

Summer came in with a hot bang . . . Here in the south, we had an unusually hot May and are looking ahead to a quite warm June, too.  One of the joys of summer is gatherings with friends, seasoned with the hum of […]

Unplug for the Day . . . Cataloochee

Unplug for the Day . . . Cataloochee

Tucked away off the I-40 between Asheville, North Carolina and Knoxville, Tennessee is the breathtaking valley of Cataloochee.  Surrounded by 6000 ft. peaks, this well protected and preserved valley is part of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.  With our daughter’s horse show schedule and […]

My Friday Five: “Spring Loving Your Home” Days

My Friday Five: “Spring Loving Your Home” Days

One weekend when my college daughter was home, she noticed my Mrs. Meyers on the kitchen counter and got all excited thinking I had met “The Grove” as she lovingly titled it.  Being that her brother was finishing at Ole Miss and our favorite spot […]

SOCIAL GRACES:  The Art of Saying “Thank You!”

SOCIAL GRACES: The Art of Saying “Thank You!”

My littlest just finished up writing thank you notes to friends and family for birthday presents and monetary gifts. OHHHHH the lamenting over having to write those notes, “even to the people she saw and thanked in person” and if you’re one of those people, […]