4th of July Run

Happy Independence Day, everyone!  Hope you’re all having fun and staying SAFE! My birthday is on the 5th, and when I was a small child, my dad used to tell me that everyone did fireworks because I was getting ready… Continue Reading

Elemis Saved My Skin in the Cold Iowa Winter!

Happy New Year!! How’s it going?  Hope you’ve all had a fabulous holiday season!  If you’ve been keeping up with us, you may know we spent the holidays with my family in Iowa.  We had a SNAFU as I ended… Continue Reading

Award-Winning Triple T Meats: A Taste of Home!

Hey you guys!!  Happy, happy, happy Saturday!!! If you’ve been keeping up with our blog, you know that being stuck down here in Louisiana, I’m not exactly in my “happy place,” lol!  I’ve met great people, and had some great… Continue Reading

Leave Your Stress & Worries Behind with Maharishi Ayurveda

Hey all, hope you’re ready for the weekend! I haven’t posted a lot lately because we had a lot of damage from a major storm that resulted in long-term power outages.  As soon as we began to recover from that,… Continue Reading

Labor Day Weekend is Here

Yep, Labor Day weekend is here. No, I’m not really happy about that. Actually, I AM looking forward to the long weekend and spending time with family. What I’m NOT happy about is that this signals the end of summer.… Continue Reading

T-Shirts for a Cause: Pam’s Fight Against Light Chain Deposition Disease (LCDD)

We all have those friends in high school- you know, the ones who are laid back, easy-going, nice to everyone, and would do anything for anyone.  Kevin and Kyle were “those guys” back when I was a teenager, and they’re… Continue Reading

21 Guns: Memorial Day is NOT About BBQ and a Day Off

STEAMBOAT ROCK, IA. So many people are all excited about the three day weekend, eating some good barbecue, and having a day off.  Well, that’s not what it’s about.  I never even associated these things with Memorial Day until I… Continue Reading

Mourning the ISU Cyclones’ Sweet 16 Loss :(

Well, I was going to post this Friday, but I didn’t have time.  Right after my workout and shower, it was already time for tip-off in the ISU vs. Virginia game of the NCAA tournament.  I don’t normally like sports,… Continue Reading

Yes, I’m a Scrooge, and I Hate Thanksgiving, Too

Holidays-schmolidays. So, if you’ve read my post Yes, I am a Scrooge! (found here), then you know why I don’t like Christmas.  If you haven’t read it, go back and read it first.  There is also a reason I don’t… Continue Reading

Yes, I am a Scrooge

Admittedly, I am a scrooge.  I’m from Iowa, but have lived in Louisiana for about 20 years.  While there are some fabulous people here that will always have a place in my heart, I have never really felt “at home.”  Strangely… Continue Reading