Smoky Mountains Trip!

Since nothing exciting is going on in my life currently, here’s a few photos of a trip I took to Gatlinburg at this time last year with Billy and John! And the pups of course! I think it’s only right that my first photo is one of my brother dying on a 10 mile roundContinue reading “Smoky Mountains Trip!”

05/17/2021 – A HAPPY BIRTHDAY POST!

To the one who’s been there for it all, a rock, a light, an inspiration to me, my mother. Beautiful inside and out. No words will ever come close to the thanks we have for you, or for how much we love you. Happiest of birthdays to you, mom! I hope you have a wonderfulContinue reading “05/17/2021 – A HAPPY BIRTHDAY POST!”

Our Shared Shelf – Pride & Prejudice Discussion

We finished our first book club book Pride & Prejudice! For those of you who don’t know, Our Shared Shelf is a book club that is going through a list of classic novels. You can find that list by clicking here. 3.8 stars/5 We are all brand new to classic novels, so the writing styleContinue reading “Our Shared Shelf – Pride & Prejudice Discussion”

Our Triple D Adventures

About a year ago I got really into watching Diners Drive Ins and Dives on the Food Network. If you don’t know what this is, it’s a show by Guy Fieri, where he visits small local restaurants that are supposed to be a huge hit with the locals. These restaurants are all either diners, driveContinue reading “Our Triple D Adventures”

360 CHICAGO

On our last visit to Chicago we got to try out the tilt ride in the John Hancock building on the 94th floor at 360 CHICAGO. We stayed at the 21C Museum Hotel, so it came with it for free! We also got a super discounted parking rate for staying there, AND we got intoContinue reading “360 CHICAGO”

5/07/2021 – A HAPPY BIRTHDAY POST 🥳 🎉🎂🎈🎊🎁

Today is my lovely grandmother’s birthday! She is so very kind and loving and we are all so very blessed to have a grandma like her in our lives. To the very strong, smart, generous and beautiful woman that I call Grandma, I hope you have a wonderful day today! I love you!

Crock Pot Chicken Fajitas

This is what we had for Cinco de Mayo! Super yummy, with fresh peppers in every bite! I found a recipe online that used this “secret ingredient” for fajita sauce, and then created my own version. It turned out soooo yummy! I served this over rice to make a chicken fajita bowl, but you couldContinue reading “Crock Pot Chicken Fajitas”

Indiana Dunes National Park

This weekend we checked out Indiana Dunes National Park. It was just established into a National Park in 2019. This was a fun day trip, seeing the beautiful Lake Michigan and doing a couple hiking trails! This place was a good mix of dunes/beach and woodsy hikes. The water was beautiful and I even foundContinue reading “Indiana Dunes National Park”

Homemade Creamy Tomato Soup

I got this recipe from my Cooks Country Cookbook, you can read my blog post about that by clicking here. This recipe was simple and easy, only using a handful of ingredients you probably have on hand! I always like to pair a grilled cheese sandwich with my tomato soup, as I thought everyone elseContinue reading “Homemade Creamy Tomato Soup”