Family

My Sweet Mama Always Said…

In honor of Mother’s Day this Sunday (did you forget? consider yourself reminded and go get her something pretty!), I enlisted my brothers and sisters, and I have compiled a list of our favorite sayings that My Sweet Mama Always Said.  (Thanks, Southern Living for the inspiration!) Choose your friends wisely, cause soon you’ll be… Continue reading My Sweet Mama Always Said…

Relationships

11 Men to Date Before Settling Down

I’ve seen this list before, but I think it only had 5 different types of men at that point.  I guess the list has grown, since the types of men have evolved. Let’s see how I rate with the 11 Men to Date Before Settling Down.  How have you done with this list? The Artist:… Continue reading 11 Men to Date Before Settling Down

Family

My, how fast a year goes by.

In case you haven’t noticed, I haven’t blogged lately.  I haven’t really had the time, but moreso, I haven’t had the heart.  Especially this month. This whole month has been a month of “this time last year, …” memories.  With heavy heart, I can’t help but recall the awful events that took place last September,… Continue reading My, how fast a year goes by.

Relationships

…and the day after a “first”

My People and Things That Make Me Happy Day proved to be just that:  Happy.  I’d be lying if I said it was all happy, but I can’t complain at all.  Life is what you make it, and as I’ve said before, My Sweet Mama would want me to smile, laugh, and be happy, so I… Continue reading …and the day after a “first”

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Firsts

When you lose someone special to you, what used to be ordinary special days become “firsts”.  The first Thanksgiving without them.  The first Christmas.  Your first birthday without them.  THEIR first birthday without them.  That’s what tomorrow is:  My Sweet Mama would’ve been 75 years young tomorrow.  It’s a day that I’ve been thinking about… Continue reading Firsts