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Weirdest Thing I’ve NEVER Eaten!

Weirdest Thing I’ve NEVER Eaten!

So, I’ve spent the last three days battling a miserable “changing of the seasons” cold. Nothing taste good. Except those delicious Sweet Globe Grapes from Aldi. And chicken soup. My husband has offered to cook the flounder he caught over the weekend, which I generally love, but can’t really stomach the thought of now. And…read more »

Flounder Season’s Open!

Flounder Season’s Open!

So, recreational flounder season opened at 12:01am on September 1st and my husband was CRAZY to fish! It’s a short season for rec fisherman in North Carolina…closing at 11:59pm on September 14th, se he was ready to roll! 1st day out he caught a big fat ZERO! But, he did land a couple nice drums.…read more »

Missing Meghan!

Missing Meghan!

We’re preparing for Pets In The Park around here.  It’s our fabulous family event in Downtown Greenville at Town Common.  Saturday, September 18th.  Mark your calendar. So, as we’re talking, I said, “Oooooh, we should bring Meghan”!  We could set her up and let everyone take selfies with her! I remember the day Meghan Trainor…read more »

V103.3 Scallywags Fail In The Great Trent River Raft Race!

V103.3 Scallywags Fail In The Great Trent River Raft Race!

We had big intentions of conquering The Great Trent River Raft Race in our giant pink Flamingo…but in the end…we couldn’t even come close to competing against Mario and his dragon, the great big black swan or the Pirate on about 6 boogie boards duct taped together! We didn’t even make it to the first…read more »

FINALLY!  No Rain for Sunday In The Park with Built For Comfort!

FINALLY! No Rain for Sunday In The Park with Built For Comfort!

It was a gorgeous night for Sunday In The Park at Town Common in Uptown Greenville!  Finally!  We’ve had way too many rain-outs this year…so I was excited to hang in the park with ya’ll!  And super-excited to try our t-shirt launcher…which worked flawlessly! Shelley and Manny helped out!  There they are…up there under our…read more »

Lobster Lobster Lobster Lobster

Lobster Lobster Lobster Lobster

Our annual trip to The Keys to Lobster Fish was a big success!  We pulled in lobster on day one and ate lobster on night one!  And then, just like Bubba in Forrest Gump, we were rattling off all the ways we could fix lobster! Grilled Lobster, Broiled Lobster, Boiled Lobster, Lobster Sushi, Lobster Fettuccini,…read more »

Random “Weekend Thoughts”

Random “Weekend Thoughts”

Random “Weekend Thoughts” I’m sharing even though no one asked! So, I was chatting with my hubby over the weekend and glanced over at my lovely cup a friend gave me for my birthday and thought, “This is the best advice.  And I’ve not followed it at all!”  Why do we love great advice, yet…read more »

Doing Good For Our Communities: Grifton Mission Ministries

Doing Good For Our Communities: Grifton Mission Ministries

I’ve always loved to do whatever I can do help my community.  Adopting families for Christmas, donating my clothes and household items, shopping thrift shops, dropping the dollars in the Salvation Army Kettles.  I still do all that.  But a couple years ago, I became even more involved in my community by volunteering with an…read more »

Feelin’ Florida!

Feelin’ Florida!

Beginning of August…we’re packing up and headed to a private beach and peace in The Keys!  One of our favorite vacation destinations for so many reasons.  Including these…     Lobsters!  Fun to hunt and delicious to eat!  Especially on the deck with a frosty cocktail while the sun sets over the Gulf of Mexico!…read more »

How many…?

How many…?

My husband and I took a road trip to Michigan recently for my family’s reunion.  My Mom had 10 siblings.  I have so many cousins I lost count.  They have kids.  My family is big.  And opinionated.  And fun.  We had a lovely time, but honestly, by the end of the three days, the joke…read more »

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