Memorial Day brings reflection on the United States military conflicts and all the persons who died fighting. Whether you are visiting cemeteries or spending time with family, check out the links below if you want to know more about the holiday. I loved this article from NPR on the school in Mississppi that each year … More Memorial Day in the South
Roberts’ stand alone novel The Obsession follows the story of a young girl, Naomi, who discovers her father is a serial killer. Following him one night, she discovers his hiding place and saves a woman that is captive. Although he remains in prison, she finds that years later someone is killing women in the … More Nora Roberts’ The Obsession
Hubby & I grew up before the Internet, before blogs, before Facebook and Twitter. Any embarrassing photos from my childhood are tucked away in physical photo albums or stuck in a drawer at my parent’s house. Sharing photos from a distance required an envelope and stamp. Today it is much easier to share and much … More Digital Footprints for Babies – When is it OK to Post?
Happy Monday everyone! Candace is globetrotting so y’all are stuck with me for a couple of weeks, but I know we will see some awesome travel posts when she returns! Since it’s Monday and you are catching up on your news, I wanted to share a few interesting stories that caught my eye in case … More Tech Links!
Enclosing our porch is a project that I wish we had done when we moved in. Originally we loved the idea of a screened back porch, but we realized that it was too hot in the summer, too cold in the winter, and required massive cleaning after the pollen season. Now that it’s enclosed, we … More Outdoors In Four Seasons
Congratulations! It’s hump day! Here are some fun videos online to help you make it through your Wednesday. Vogue’s 73 Questions with Taylor Swift This is an adorable video from Vogues 73 questions series. Taylor is completely charming to watch and I love getting a glimpse into her L.A. home. SNL’s Aidy Bryant Teaches an … More Internet Favorites – Taylor Swift, Aidy Bryant, and JT
I absolutely loved this latest novel in the Cormoran Strike detective series! It actually was released last fall, but I’m still playing catchup on releases from maternity leave. The dynamics between Cormoran and his Girl Friday, Robin, is excellent, and J. K. Rowling, writing as Robert Galbraith, is absolutely genius. The depth and complexity of … More Career of Evil, Cormoran Strike Series a Homerun
My brother is graduating from college this weekend! In honor of him, and all other new graduates, here is a playlist to help get the graduation celebrations started: Happy – Pharrel CAN’T STOP THE FEELING! – Justin Timberlake Best Day of My Life – American Authors Celebration – Kool & The Gang 1999 – Prince Don’t … More Graduation Playlist
Candace’s Obsessions: Motto of the Day I found this adorable desk accessory while shopping at a local Little Rock boutique, Box Turtle, a couple of weeks ago. I love the fun and inspiring sayings on various colored gold trimmed cards that you can rotate through on a daily, weekly, or even hourly basis depending on … More Current Obsessions – Motto of the Day, Artifact Uprising, Tiffany’s, & More!
Reading this collection of poetry was purely born of curiosity. Hubby has a t-shirt that says “In My South Football is King.” It was a gift, and we never thought much about it. Last week though as we were leaving the park, someone asked if it was a Robert St. John shirt, and we were … More Robert St. John Inspired Poetry and Photos