Home & Garden, Recipes

Home Canned Pumpkin

I love fall! I love the leaves changing, the cooler weather, and pumpkins! I love looking at pumpkin displays along the road and at the farmers market. Seeing the different ways they grow and the uniqueness of them all is so neat! I’m sitting here on a snowy day the week before Thanksgiving. While it is still indeed fall, it…

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Family Fun

Visiting the National Baseball Hall of Fame for Induction Weekend

This summer has been full of baseball opportunities for me! Ever since I’ve been a little girl, my summers were full of my brother’s baseball games. And I enjoyed every second of it. My favorite professional baseball team is the Atlanta Braves, and Chipper Jones, their switch-hitting third baseman, is my favorite ball player. As all players do, Jones retired…

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Crafts

DIY Gifts to Sew for a Baby Boy

I’ve waited quite a while to write this post because I didn’t want to ruin any surprises for my sister-in-law! She and my brother are expecting their first baby in the fall, and we had a baby shower for her last weekend. They are expecting a little baby boy, and I’ve been searching Pinterest for goodies to sew. I found…

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Exercise & Health

My Favorite Workout Channels on YouTube

Lately, I’ve been doing a variety YouTube workouts each morning. There are more than a plethora of videos available so sorting through to find something you enjoy can be time-consuming and tedious. A while back, I wrote a post about finding workout videos on YouTube. Since then, I have discovered some new channels and I wanted to share them with…

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Recipes

Freshly Squeezed Homemade Lemonade

A few weekends ago, while we were visiting family in Virginia, we stopped at Wendy’s for lunch. One of their featured drinks in the summer is lemonade. This gave me an idea. I wanted to make my own homemade, freshly squeezed lemonade. And while I’m at it, I’d like to make berry lemonade too! (Since I’ve been experimenting with fruit-infused…

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Family Fun

Visiting the Manassas Battlefields

Last weekend, we went to visit my husband’s brother and family in Virginia. Before we came down, we did a little research about what we wanted to do and see when we were in their area. I really had no idea what was around them, so Google I did! The thing that really caught my eye was the Manassas Civil…

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