Subpar Nachos, dotMOM, & Oh Have Mercy A Dak Attack

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First of all, raise your hand if you cannot get Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" out of your head. I know that doesn't really have anything to do with anything. But considering that it's been playing on a loop in my brain for the better part of two … [Continue reading]

A New Angle (That Thankfully Did Not Require Geometry)

Well, I planned to post something Sunday night after the Miss America pageant, but then I got sidetracked by sitting cross-legged on the floor and playing cups. Apparently anything is still possible in America, y'all. Honestly, it took me a … [Continue reading]

Miss America Viewing Party – New Details

Hey everybody - Earlier today I was thinking about how it can get difficult to follow a conversation on the blog because of all the refreshing / clicking to new pages / etc. So after getting some feedback earlier today on the Twitter, I decided to … [Continue reading]

17 Happy Things

1. I just found out that James Taylor will be in concert here in Birmingham in November. He is the original JT. DO YOU HEAR ME, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE? 2. There is the slightest hint of a cool breeze during the super early hours of the morning. One … [Continue reading]

Family Traditions

Mama, Daddy, Martha, and five of their favorite cakes and pies arrived at our house about 4:30 Friday afternoon. Hazel wasn't expecting any company (I must have forgotten to tell her about our weekend plans when I was serving her breakfast that … [Continue reading]

How Do You Know?

We just got home from our first 5th grade football game, and I'm trying to process a LOT of information right now. Mainly I'm trying to figure out how the kids look so big and so little ALL AT THE SAME TIME out on that field. I'm also feeling a … [Continue reading]