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Comfort Classics: Miracle on 34th Street {1947 Movie Review}

"Christmas isn't just a day, it's a frame of mind." Is there a more classic Christmas movie than Miracle on 34th Street? I make sure to watch this one during the week of Thanksgiving, and it is a treasured part of my holiday traditions. https://www.amazon.com/Miracle-Street-Movie-Poster-24x36in/dp/B004E5MCIU/ref=sr_1_6?keywords=miracle+on+34th+street+poster&qid=1636997850&qsid=145-7397774-2439401&s=movies-tv&sr=1-6&sres=B003C7NQZY%2CB0049OP6P2%2CB07GWF2VGH%2CB004E5MCIU%2CB000JVZ730%2CB001JKH0VM%2CB08NTVYFQ6%2CB00KK6DLHI%2CB004UX6GSS%2CB08HV56CC3%2CB004UYKHK0%2CB00KK6OHJY%2CB0015T7W9C%2CB0049UOXZA%2CB07GGM11XZ%2CB09KVGVX5T&srpt=WALL_ART Rundown: Year: 1947Starring: Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Edmund Gwen and… Continue reading Comfort Classics: Miracle on 34th Street {1947 Movie Review}

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Weekend Recap: A Quiet Tennessee Retreat {11.2021}

Several months ago Paul suggested that we plan a fun weekend in November. After an unusually busy season, he knew we would both need it. My Dad has a connection that helped us find a super affordable, lovely condo in the sleepy town of Crossville, Tennessee. Crossville is kind of between Nashville and Knoxville -… Continue reading Weekend Recap: A Quiet Tennessee Retreat {11.2021}

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Comfort Classics: The Shop Around The Corner {Movie Review}

Before How To Lose A Guy in Ten Days, before Legally Blonde, before When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle and You've Got Mail - before all those, there was The Shop Around The Corner. This is the essential romantic comedy. It has the meet cute, the eventual lovers who initially can't stand each other,… Continue reading Comfort Classics: The Shop Around The Corner {Movie Review}

Enjoying The Journey · Friday Favorites

Month in Review: September 2021

It's not hard to pick a highlight from September - our family vacation in Pigeon Forge is a highlight of the year! This was only our second family vacation since my sister and I have been married and we all had the best time. We recreated the picture from our first Pigeon Forge vacation (my… Continue reading Month in Review: September 2021

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Meal Planning for Family Vacation {2021}

The eight members of my side of the family (the Ham Fam - Cunninghams) spent 3 full days in Pigeon Forge over Labor Day weekend. We stayed together in a large condo with a full kitchen, so my mom, sister and I decided we preferred to eat most of our meals right there. We planned… Continue reading Meal Planning for Family Vacation {2021}

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Celebrating Eight Years with a Giveaway!

This month I'm celebrating EIGHT years of blogging! Being able to share my love of homemaking and connecting with sweet friends like you is one of the greatest blessings of my adult life! My life doesn't look the same as it did eight years ago - we've been through job changes, decor changes and upgrades,… Continue reading Celebrating Eight Years with a Giveaway!

Enjoying The Journey · Friday Favorites · Holidays

Celebrating My Sister’s 30th Birthday at Lake Keowee

My mom, sister and I spent the best weekend together this month. One of the best decisions we've ever made was the decision to celebrate milestone birthdays with a destination weekend! A couple years ago we celebrated Mom's birthday in Boone, North Carolina. My sister turns 30 this month so we decided to try Lake… Continue reading Celebrating My Sister’s 30th Birthday at Lake Keowee

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Comfort Classics: El Dorado {Movie Review}

"Faith can move mountains, but it can't beat a faster draw." And you can't beat a classic John Wayne western like El Dorado. Paul and I both love this movie - it's one that we quote often in our conversations with each other. I think it's good to have a few "man movies" that you… Continue reading Comfort Classics: El Dorado {Movie Review}