In Book two of the Guardians Trilogy, we visit with our friends from Stars of Fortune again, getting to know Sawyer and Annika a bit better, the time-traveler and mermaid from the group of six guardians. The reason I really love Nora Roberts’ books is that her characters embrace the concept of family, even when it’s … More Summer Read: Nora Roberts Bay of Sighs
Hubby & I took a much-needed date night…errr date morning this weekend to go see Star Trek Beyond, and it didn’t disappoint! Thankfully it gets the franchise back on track where fans can see many more future installments. The plot felt familiar, like it could have been from a previous series, and definitely kept your attention … More Star Trek Beyond Review – “Listen all of y’all it’s a sabotage!”
After Katrina, the Mississippi Gulf Coast lost many of it’s iconic live oak trees. These trees lined Highway 90 along the beach and were an integral part of the landscape, standing as pillars over many years. Also if you did not know, Coast folks love their trees. They build roads around the trees (after all … More Live Oak Art – Mississippi Gulf Coast
In mourning because Tony Winner Leslie Odom Jr. just took his last curtain call from Hamilton? Did you know he released a self-title album of musical songs in 2014? This is not a life changing album, but Odom has a pleasant voice and does a good job of singing classics, such as “Look For The … More Album Review – Leslie Odom Jr.
I knew zilch about high chairs when we headed to Buy Buy Baby (BBB) to pick one out. I had looked online, but did not see any one that looked better than the others. They all looked the same to me – ugly and bulky. Luckily fate brought us to the Peg Perego Siesta, or … More I ❤️ My High Chairs: Review of Peg Perego’s Siesta High Chair.
With the summer in full swing, it’s not too late to embrace a little John Mellencamp and enjoy a vacation to the Gulf Coast. A trip to the Mississppi Gulf Coast is not complete without oh-so-much good food. There is no way to include all the great restaurants, but I wanted to share some of … More Recommended Eats for a “Vacation Down at the Gulf of Mexico!”
Sara Watkins, from Nickle Creek fame, just released a new album, Young in All the Wrong Ways, which surprisingly comes with a parental advisory warning. This is a different sound than we are used to hearing from Watkins in Nickle Creek, the bluegrass band she got her start in with her brother Sean Watkins and friend Chris Thile. Watkins channels her inner … More New Music: Sara Watkins – Young in All The Wrong Ways
Kristen’s Obsessions: Many, many thanks to our friends Mikel & Mathew who gifted us these Leacho Podsters when our twins were born. We used these every time the girls nursed as holding pods to transition to my pillow, every time they ate from a bottle, and many times that they napped on the floor. We … More Current Obsessions – Leachco Podsters, Bar Keepers Friend, & Southern Living’s Big Book of Cupcakes
We hope you are wrapping up a great weekend! We are spending the weekend with our families today, and hope you are as well. Check back Wednesday for our next post! If you missed our holiday playlist, check it out for your fireworks viewing party! ~ anything goes pop review
Y’all, it’s Fourth of July Weekend! I’m getting ready for a weekend of family, cookouts, boat rides at the lake, and fireworks. Hope you also have fun plans for celebrating America’s birthday. Here is a list of songs, celebratory, patriotic, and regionally sentimental, to help get you in a festive mood: “This Land is Your Land” – … More Fourth Of July Playlist