Meaningful Memorial Day Celebrations

Meaningful Memorial Day Celebrations

 Meaningful Memorial Day Celebrations    Memorial Day weekend represents much more than just the official start of summer, and lately, I’ve been feeling like the true meaning of the day has gotten lost over the years.  We get bombarded with sales messaging from...
Valentine’s Day at Home: Date Night Ideas

Valentine’s Day at Home: Date Night Ideas

   Valentine’s Day at Home Date Night Ideas  I’ll admit, I haven’t always wanted to spend Valentine’s Day out on the town. Don’t get me wrong, there were plenty of holidays when Eddie and I got dressed to the nines and spent a romantic evening dancing the night...
New Year, New Perspective

New Year, New Perspective

 New  Year, New Perspective    The holiday season for 2020 was full of surprises! Mollie and her family were all in quarantine the week before Christmas, having been exposed to COVID-19, which meant all of our pre-holiday celebrations had to be canceled. We have...
When You Christmas Alone

When You Christmas Alone

 When You Christmas Alone    Have y’all noticed that Christmas came a lot earlier this year? I feel like we boxed up the Halloween décor and brought the Elf onto the shelf on November 1st. If you’re like most Americans living through this global pandemic, your...
Finding Gratitude in the Storm

Finding Gratitude in the Storm

 Finding Gratitude in the Storm    It’s been such a difficult year for so many, myself included. Last month, COVID-19 turned our entire world upside down when my son Cory was diagnosed with the virus. I have lived through a lot of illness in my life, from my...
Father’s Day gift ideas

Father’s Day gift ideas

Lori’s Father’s Day Gift Ideas I’m so blessed to be celebrating another Father’s Day with my 87-year-old Dad here in Atlanta. My parents live close by and while our state has eased up on some of the COIVD-19 restrictions, we’re still being extra cautious...