Trolling Your Friends

Why would anyone want to be friends with someone who constantly trolls your social media posts? That’s the question of the day. It all started with this photo: Innocent enough, right? I happened to mention I was eating a low-carb lunch and watching Frozen 2 and cuddling my German Shepherd, when someone I know decidedContinue reading “Trolling Your Friends”

Things I Have Learned About German Shepherds

I have always had a thing for German Shepherds. Though I loved my Siberian Husky, and yes, Nanook and the Huskies are one of my favorite breeds, GSDs (as they are called) are most certainly at the top of my breed list for best dogs EVER! Back in April, when the pandemic started, my husbandContinue reading “Things I Have Learned About German Shepherds”

Great Reading and Good Eating

One of the newest things Tim and I are doing at home is turning off the TV by 7pm. It’s a new concept for us. We have, for the past 4 years, been escaping into random reality series and binge watching shows on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime. We realized so many things weren’t gettingContinue reading “Great Reading and Good Eating”

Drop It Like It is Hot & Other Recipes

You guys!!!! I have so much to share with you today. Including some delicious recipes to help you have a morning that you start off with “Hey Guys!!!” I am down 17.6 pounds. That point six may not seem like a lot, but I am getting closer and closer to being down 20 pounds! HowContinue reading “Drop It Like It is Hot & Other Recipes”

Ribbons of Scarlet

This past weekend, I happened to finish an extraordinary book titled, “Ribbons of Scarlet” A Novel of the French Revolution’s Women by Kate Quinn, Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie, E. Knight, Sophie Perinot, Heather Webb, and the forward by Allison Pataki. I first discovered Stephanie Dray when I read America’s First Daughter, a fantastic biographical, historicalContinue reading “Ribbons of Scarlet”

Rona Killing Football Dreams

Thanks, Rona. Apparently, 2020 has been cancelled. It is official. This morning, when I came into work, our Guest Services Coordinator stopped me to tell me about what was happening with college football. By the look in his eyes, I knew Southern culture would never be the same again. I am curious how this footballContinue reading “Rona Killing Football Dreams”

The Heart Led Leader

About a year ago, the Leadership Institute at Columbus State University sent me this book- The Heart Led Leader by Tommy Spaulding. The book was actually a signed copy by the author and like all nice gifts I get from various things I’m involved in, I sort of sat it aside thinking, “Okay, I’ll getContinue reading “The Heart Led Leader”

Paprika Chicken – Low Carb

This recipe is always a hit at my house and is super easy. Low-carb without being low on taste. 4- 4oz chicken breasts (boneless, skinless) Freshly ground black pepper 1/2 c heavy cream 1/2 c sour cream 1/2 c chopped sweet onion sea salt 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp smoked paprika 2 tbsp freshContinue reading “Paprika Chicken – Low Carb”

Empty Nest is the Best

Things are quiet around our home. One kid has moved out and is a freshman in college. The other is a senior in high school and only spends 2 nights a week at our home. It finally happened. We are empty nesters. After spending the past couple of years trying to help raise my husband’sContinue reading “Empty Nest is the Best”