We went to our favorite semi-annual event yesterday, the Canton Flea Market in Canton, Mississippi. I’ve been going to Canton on and off for about 40 years in May and October. In May it was cancelled like many other events due to Covid concerns. Whitney and I were very excited that they had the eventContinue reading “Ready or NoT the Holidays are Coming!”
There’s a lot to love about fall, but dry, flaky skin is probably not at the top of my list, probably not yours either. As the season progresses and cooler, often drier weather sets in, here are some tips to help you manage the dry skin that comes with the autumn leaves! First, a littleContinue reading “Fall Skin for the Win!”
Today would have been Aunt Bernice’s 91st birthday. I’m so thankful for her Influence. Bernice was the strongest woman I’ve ever known. She’s been an inspiration to us all, having achieved so much in spite of her physical limitations. We thought she was such a cool aunt . She planned fun things to do whenContinue reading “A Portrait of Determination”
Y’all, I started intermittent fasting in July of 2019. I started to lose weight pretty quickly. I easily dropped from 120 to 110 within 4 months and was able to maintain through the holidays. My weight stayed between 110- 113 and I was happy ! I fast on alternating days for the most part… M,Continue reading “Do You Know Your Numbers?”
September 1st was Acne Positivity Day… as day set aside to “spread a message of acceptance and self-love while putting our best face forward.” The day encourages people to alleviate of the stigma associated with acne. Acne is a skin condition that annoys, frustrates, and hinders us; for some it is a devastating blow toContinue reading “A Painful but Positive Flashback”
On this, the first of September, the first day of Ovarian Cancer Awareness month, I want to share the story of a very dear friend, prayer and business partner, Chami Strain Kane. Chami is a strong, sweet woman – an ovarian cancer survivor who, through God’s grace and mercy, has been victorious over this cancerContinue reading “My Favorite Teal Warrior”
Surfing, Sushi & Fish Tacos Years ago we went to Hawaii for our 25th anniversary and had such a fun time, exploring the islands… can’t wait to go back one day ! When we got home I remember thinking, “I can’t believe we didn’t try to surf !” and “I can’t believe we didn’t tryContinue reading “What’s Holding You Back?”
Last year I heard someone ask this question in a workshop. I started thinking about it in earnest. What is keeping me from doing the things I want to do or am called to do? Is it negative self-talk or thoughts? The leader of this workshop also challenged us with this question: “If I talkedContinue reading “What’s Holding You Back?”
Who knew ? Today is National Leave a Zucchini on Your Neighbor’s Porch ! When I found out I immediately though of Robert St. John, who owns several restaurants in Hattiesburg. He writes a blog that we subscribe to. A few weeks ago Robert wrote about when he first got involved in the farm-to-table movement. HeContinue reading “Who Knew?”
My neighbor and I decided this would be the year to try raised-bed gardening. We planted squash, tomatoes, broccoli, and a variety of peppers, mostly from seedlings. We have been planting a few things from seed also: cilantro, basil, pumpkins, cantaloupe, and more tomatoes. I planted this watermelon vine and two others. It’s fun toContinue reading “The Outcome”
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