Gaylord ICE! 2018

Since yesterday was a snow day, it felt like a good time to get a few of my holiday posts form 2018 live!  Starting with our new family tradition with the Heppes grandkiddos: Day at the Gaylord for ICE! The Gaylord hotels located all over the country get all decked out for the Christmas season … More Gaylord ICE! 2018

Advent 2018

Hi friends – HAPPY ADVENT! Yes, I know a few days late….. which is sorta my thing – but certainly made worse with the combo of hospital life followed immediately by a crazy work week…. all in all – it’s late, but only by 4 days so we are ROLLING WITH IT! Something about Advent … More Advent 2018

Thanksgiving 2017

Brrrr – do you feel that??? Fall is here in Northern Virginia – in fact it has brought with it temps in the 40s – so it is REALLY here! Which means these Thanksgiving posts gotta get live before its time for a new one! Thanksgiving has turned into the big Heppes holiday. It is … More Thanksgiving 2017

These Are A Few of My Favorite Things – Christmas Gift Inspiration

One of my favorite things about being a blog follower is how the experience goes from just following along to eventually feeling like you are taking advice from a friend. As a result of my love for blogs, I have purchased clothes, tried hair styles, decorated mantles, read books, organized my office, discovered health tricks, … More These Are A Few of My Favorite Things – Christmas Gift Inspiration

Thanksgiving 2016

Thanksgiving was our last holiday before listing and ultimately new lungs. We looked at this event as a chance to practice our new way of life: slow and easy. Danny and I both have family in the area so it is not uncommon for us to do our best to spend time with each family on … More Thanksgiving 2016

Lent 2017

Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday and Lent 2017 will begin. The next 40 days until Easter is the time to prepare mind, body, and soul for the resurrection of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To commemorate this season and ready ourselves for this holy celebration, folks use sacrificing, acts of kindness, and additional time dedicated … More Lent 2017