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Happy Cinco de Mayo


Many people believe that Cinco de Mayo is the celebration of Mexico’s Independance. But it’s not. According to Wikipedia, Cinco de Mayo (5th of May in English) is the day reserved to commemorate the Mexian Army’s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla back in 1862. 631 more words

the kentucky derby: bourbon + bacon

Being an Alabama girl, watching the Kentucky Derby has always been a tradition. Even if you are not into horse racing, it is a fabulous excuse to throw a Southern-style party. 397 more words


Birthday Girl

Our delightful, funny, charming, inquisitive, energetic, gorgeous grand-daughter, Isla Fearne Davidson, is celebrating her 2nd birthday today.  So you wouldn’t expect anything other than a picture of her today would you? 8 more words



A time to weep, and a time to laugh;
a time to mourn, and a time to dance.

Ecclesiastes 3:4

Sometimes, time-allotment decisions are easy. Within the next two months, my husband and I will attend three weddings. 256 more words


in the pause with momma

sixteen days ago we celebrated with momma the release of her first published book. she is beautiful and fiercely independent at almost-94 and she was full of joy as she practiced ahead of time with a sharpie and then signed copies of books for all sorts of people who showed up at the signing of ‘ 701 more words


Since its National Stationary Week .... 

April 27-May 3, 2015 – It’s here – National Stationary Week. Celebrate it however you like, but it’s nice to take a moment to appreciate the level of detail pen to paper can get you compared to digital colors and fonts. 79 more words