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  I didn’t realize how much we traveled in 2018 until I started putting together this blog post. I had planned on writing a blog for some of these trips and (as it does), time got away from me. In January, Bart & I met his brother Brad and his wife Beth in New Orleans […]

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  In early January, Bart and I met up with his brother Brad and his wife, Beth in New Orleans for a quick getaway.  We thought we’d all be getting away from the cold, but joke was on us because it was very cold most of the trip.  That’s oaky because we made the best […]

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Every other year, Bart and I trade off where we spend Christmas.  Last year we were in Nebraska, visiting his family and this year we were in Florida visiting mine. Even though it’s a long trip, we always take the girls.  I just can’t imagine not spending Christmas with them.  We had already decided to […]

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  On September 2nd, Bart and I celebrated our 10th anniversary.  September 2nd was also in the midst of a very busy fall for me, so we decided that we would celebrate our 10th in a big way with a delayed trip to Charleston, South Carolina in early November after my last fall wedding of […]

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I can vividly remember signing up for this retreat to Charleston, South Carolina with my fellow alumni of Hope Taylor’s workshops.  I was at my first wedding of 2017 and my friend, Destinee, was Facebook messaging me about the retreat.  Before sparkler exit and very little thought into it, I had booked my spot for […]

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It has become a tradition for me to go on a mini trip when I go back to my hometown of Brandon, Mississippi (right outside of Jackson.  Last year, I went down to Brandon to visit family and celebrate my birthday.  My husband, Bart came on the trip, so I drug him along with me […]

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So tonight I was at a loss as what to blog about, so I remembered I had some shots of my trip to my hometown of Jackson, Mississippi back in September.  I had already uploaded the photos online and was going to figure out what I wanted to say tonight.  Well, as I was looking […]

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Growing up in Mississippi, you had two choices of who to root for, Ole Miss or Mississippi State (sorry USM, I am SEC biased).  Some families are split where the husband roots for one team while the wife roots for another team.  Well, I’m personally split and root for both, except during the Egg Bowl […]

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I love Memphis.  The sights, the sounds, the history all settled along the Mississippi River.  Growing up my family would visit Memphis quite often, so much that I wanted to live there, but fate took me to another music town in Tennessee.  It had been several years (I believe over a decade) since I had […]

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Have you ever gone on vacation and it feel like you’ve never left home, but in a good way?  That’s exactly what happened to me when I traveled to Ireland.  I’m not sure if the green rolling hills reminded me of the hills I drive through everyday in Tennessee or because I can trace my […]