goodbye hilton head…hello real world

The long weekend came to close suddenly and without reprieve. With a toosh sore from bike rides, calves sore from walks on the beach, and shoulder sore from throwing the football, it’s as if I need a vacation from my vacation. After another morning bike ride, we made it out to the beach just in […]

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another day on the beach…shrimp and grits

A picture is worth a a thousand words, so I’ll spare you too many details and highlight only the good stuff. Our friend Kevin (future Honey Do List extraordinaire) and his wife Nicole traveled from Augusta for a day visit. As fellow CrossFitters with a competitive streak, Kevin challenged everyone to handstand pushups. James followed […]

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fun despite the sun

Most of yesterday was overcast, but in a way, it let us take advantage of all our toys without having to worry about heat stroke. We pulled out my new Waboba ball, as well as the frisbee, football and bocce ball set–and even Grandma got in on some of the action. James managed to do […]

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live from hilton head

Yesterday, we happened to pass my parents and grandma on 75 South. And just like old times, we stoppped for lunch at a rest stop and picniced in the shade. Besides the Coconut Fried Chicken we packed, my mom brought homemade pimento cheese and chicken salad, fresh tomatoes and trail mix with M&Ms. We finally […]

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behind closed doors

Some may call us quirky; others may call us zealots. But regardless of our branding, we admit to being a little peculiar–at least compared to the average American household. Here’s why: 1. We go through 5 dozen eggs a week. We eat eggs for breakfast every day, and James often eats them with his second breakfast […]

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honey do list

My husband James bought the condo we currently live in close to six years ago. As a bright-eyed graduate, he was determined to get something with his money rather than blow it in rent. Looking back at the past six years, I’m not so sure he’s convinced he made the right decision at 23 years […]

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bargain buffet…table, that is

Last week, I went home to my parent’s house in Gainesville for a night since my brother was home from Georgia Southern. Since he sleeps in until noon (given a choice), my mom and I decided to go garage sale (s)hopping. We hit two sales, but didn’t find much. But we ended the morning with […]

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