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July 30, 2015

Relying On Fullness As A Signal To Stop Eating

Should we rely on a feeling of fullness as a signal to stop eating? People often eat until they feel full, but this may not be the best indicator when you are first trying to alter your eating habits to lose weight. The Problem With Relying On Fullness As A […]
July 28, 2015

DeFuniak Springs, Florida – My Charming Home Town

DeFuniak Springs, Florida I grew up in DeFuniak Springs, Florida, a little town in northwest Florida. This unassuming town is unlikely to stand out to the hundreds of travelers who pass through on their pilgrimage to the beaches of South Walton county. Unless…they veer off the crowded path to the center of […]
July 25, 2015

The FABulous Journey – Featured on IFB Links à la Mode

I have been enjoying some fabulous family time this week. Not only is my little family of four reunited once more, but my husband’s sister and daughters have also joined us for a few days. Featured On Links a la Mode I was pleasantly surprised to find that my post […]
July 25, 2015

Mind Over Money For Lasting Weight Loss

If you are anything like me, you have been lured into buying a magazine because the front cover offered the key to unlocking the secrets of weight loss. You have most likely tried countless approaches to shedding the pounds. Personally, I have done calorie counting, diabetic exchanges, low carbohydrates, frequent […]
July 23, 2015

The Last Fun Summer Finds

As much as I love to shop, nothing compares to the precious moments I have shared with my family this summer. This last year was a transition time for us all as my son left home to attend college. This mama really struggled with watching her first chick fly from […]
July 22, 2015

Loving Hands – Oh My Heartsie Girl Wordless Wednesday

We have enjoyed our summer in the US with family and one thing we do really well is EAT!! These loving hands have made countless cakes and cooked many meals for our family. This time she made a traditional family favorite, Lane Cake, to welcome my husband back from Asia. […]
July 21, 2015

Comfortable and Cool For Summer

Comfortable and cool are two important words for summer fashion. As the temperatures rise, we want to find something that is easy to wear; especially for our favorite outdoor events. But, comfort doesn’t have to be frumpy. You can still be cute and comfortable with your everyday style. How To […]
July 18, 2015

How To Lose Weight When You Sit All Day

It’s easy to start believing that it is impossible to lose weight when you sit all day. I mean, hey, there are only so many hours in the day. So, it can be really frustrating to consider losing weight or getting fit when you have to sit all day at […]
July 16, 2015

Dillard’s Outlet – Fun Summer Finds #5

Here we are for the fifth week of fun summer finds! One of my favorite finds is the Dillard’s Outlet Store in Tampa. It is a bargain hunter’s paradise. I look forward to my shopping adventure each summer. The Dillard’s Outlet Store is located at University Mall,  2200 E. Fowler […]
July 15, 2015

No More Shopping!

I was shopping with my niece and daughter last weekend and I came across this sight…just a lady’s purse and an extremely tired husband!   You see them everywhere; men I mean. They are sitting on benches and fountins. They are loitering in the food court. Anything to while away […]
July 15, 2015

Oh My Heartsie Girl Wordless Wednesday – No More!

I was shopping with my niece and daughter last weekend and I came across this sight…just a lady’s purse and an extremely tired husband!    They can only take so much ladies!! Hahaha… I hope this week finds you happy and healthy. Now it’s time for the linkup! Enjoy your […]
July 13, 2015

Gingham Shirt and White Boyfriend Jeans

This weekend my kids and I went to Ft. Myers, Florida to do a college tour and visit with my niece and her family. On Saturday morning we decided to hit the shops, which were in no short supply there. We ended up at Coconut Point and had a great […]