Enjoying The Journey · Frugal Living

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}

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Comfort Classics: State Fair {Movie Review}

What's better for this time of year than a musical about a state fair? I am excited to review one of my lifelong, top 5 favorite movies today - State Fair! This is a classic Rogers and Hammerstein musical that I can watch over and over. Rundown: Year: 1945Starring: Jeanne Crain, Dana Andrews, Dick Haymes… Continue reading Comfort Classics: State Fair {Movie Review}

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Comfort Classics: Bringing Up Baby {Movie Review}

I'm continuing my series on classic movies, where I review a classic film from my list of favorites. If you haven't figured it out yet, I'm a big fan of Cary Grant and Katherine Hepburn who are the stars of today's featured film - Bringing Up Baby! This is a chaotic screwball comedy that I… Continue reading Comfort Classics: Bringing Up Baby {Movie Review}

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Celebrating My Parents’ 40th Anniversary!

My sister and I love planning parties together, and we were so happy to plan one to celebrate our parents' 40th anniversary! We knew we wanted it to be much smaller and more intimate than their 35th anniversary (although that was a great event, too!). We decided to gift them a family photo session followed… Continue reading Celebrating My Parents’ 40th Anniversary!

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Comfort Classics: An Affair To Remember {Movie Review}

I'm continuing my series on classic movies, where I review a classic film from my list of favorites. In re-watching this film as preparation for my post, I remembered why An Affair To Remember is one of my all time favorites. It is "A relentlessly heart-tugging tale of two soulmates whose love even great tragedy… Continue reading Comfort Classics: An Affair To Remember {Movie Review}