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A.L. Lewis Museum at American Beach

During our stay on Amelia Island, we visited the A.L. Lewis Museum, which was a visit I had been so anxiously awaiting. The museum is only open Friday through Sunday. This museum tells the story of Abraham Lincoln Lewis, Florida's first black millionaire, and how he...

Gender Reveal Party

This will be my only post this week.  I need a break after all of the suspense from this weekend!  I literally felt like I had run a marathon. Our Gender Reveal Party was so much fun!  We were surrounded by over 30 friends and family who attended the...

Nyla Rose

The past few months have been one big adventure. The hubster and I welcomed Miss Nyla Rose on January 21, 2015 at 2:38 p.m.  She was 8 lbs. 9 oz. and 18 1/2 inches. We named our bundle of joy Nyla Rose because Nyla means "Champion" or "Winner" and Rose...

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

This will be my only post this week because it is a post that is very dear to my heart.  I want my viewers to see this post for the entire week.  It is my prayer that this post will encourage women who have not been getting their annual mammograms or those...

Dyson Pediatrics

I want to introduce you to an awesome pediatrician, Dr. Duane Dyson, who is located here in Tucson.  He serves families from all over Arizona and even has clients as far away as New Mexico.  Dr. Dyson exudes character, integrity, and professionalism. ...

Nordstrom Rack Grand Opening

Thursday, October 13th, was a great day!  It marked the grand opening of Nordstrom Rack in my area and I could not wait to get there. I did not know what to expect and I wondered how many people would show up for this event.  The staff began "tailgating"...

Baby Jay’s Faves

These are some of the cutest and greatest must haves on my list right now. Sperry Top-Sider Boat Shoes I love these shoes, even though they are supposed to be worn on a boat, and there is no water within a couple of hours of Tucson.  These cuties come in matching...

Thankful

This holiday season is bitter sweet. I'm thankful for all God has done for me, but I have to admit I am missing Mom.  I love Thanksgiving and Christmas.  Mom knew we had to always have a Christmas tree and decorations because we loved decorating and...

Amelia Island Board Rentals

I found Amelia Island Board Rentals when I Googled fun things to do on Amelia Island. This was the highlight for my kids. The entire family skateboarded on the beach, and we had a blast. Hugh, the owner, took beautiful pictures of us as we skateboarded on the beach....

Beauty Rest

I have been debating on bed linens for spring/summer.  I love white and the calming effect it has in a bedroom, so I chose white.  I also used espresso feather down pillows as accent pieces and this is the end result --- simple and not fussy at all. My night...
Skate Night

Skate Night

My kids love the skating rink. My oldest is done after about 45 minutes, but my youngest can skate...

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Check on Me

Check on Me

As I sit here in this office, I think about life over the past few months --- the injustice,...

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I Wish

I Wish

I've actually been writing this post in my head since February, but this weekend prompted...

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Live Life

Live Life

A couple of weeks ago, I felt a large mass in my breast.  I had just checked my breasts in...

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Nyla Rose

Nyla Rose

The past few months have been one big adventure. The hubster and I welcomed Miss Nyla Rose on...

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The Key

The Key

George Washington Carver said, "Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom." ...

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Thankful

Thankful

This holiday season is bitter sweet. I'm thankful for all God has done for me, but I have to admit...

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My Rainbow

My Rainbow

On June 7, 2012, my mother lost her battle with breast cancer. She was my best friend.  We...

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Beauty Rest

Beauty Rest

I have been debating on bed linens for spring/summer.  I love white and the calming effect it...

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Inspiration

I am ready to make a simple change in my bedroom.  I love my beautiful duvet cover, silk bed skirt...

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Boy or Girl?

Boy or Girl?

On Tuesday, my husband and I went to the doctor for an ultrasound.  Before my husband and I...

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Ohhhh Baby!

Ohhhh Baby!

Christmas has always been my favorite holiday.  My mom knew that every year, we had to put up...

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Puppy Love

Puppy Love

We have a new addition to the family.  Welcome Mr. Louis (pronounced "Louie").  Mr....

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