Archives for May 2014

A Diva’s Dash to Zion’s National Park

I make a lot of confessions on this blog, but most of them are already well-known facts, so they only carry so much shock value.  Here’s another one:  I am no outdoorsy kinda gal. I’d heard about the pure majesty of Zion’s National Park, but I’d dismissed the possibility of going because I thought it Continue Reading…

Victory and a Nikon

Truth:  Until yesterday, I’ve never won anything in my whole life.  Well, except for when I was trying to win the $6000 Bingo Jackpot on our Disney Cruise and I won a princess calendar instead.  Chad and the kids laughed hysterically because I was so thrilled to win anything that I literally jumped for joy. Continue Reading…

Low Country Boil

Chad and I have always talked about going to the east coast, finding a little fish house on the water, and ordering up a big old bucket of seafood and all the fixins.  We aren’t even big on seafood, but somehow the experience of rolling up your sleeves, tying on a bib, and  eating off Continue Reading…

Adventures in Food Photography

Soon after I began blogging I noticed that the meaning of my stories were less vivid than I imagined in my mind’s eye because I was so limited in my photography skills.  When I say limited, I mean I literally had NO skills.  I knew I had to step it up to convey the colors Continue Reading…

Girls Night

When I stop to think about the reasons I’m blessed in this life, one of the real meaningful reasons-my friends make that short list.   I choose friends that I don’t have to be someone else around.  Ones that do not care one iota how much money I make, how much I weigh, or what I Continue Reading…

Calico Jack’s Tropical Vacation

When I was lying on the beach during our visit to Castaway Cay, Disney’s private island in the Bahamas, a darling lady carrying a drink tray approached me. Through the sun glinting off the teal blue water, I lifted my head up a little, squinted my eyes, and peeked over my sunglassses to read her Continue Reading…