Giveaway for Nashville Residents
Howdy, blog readers! I have followers from across the globe and am so very grateful for all of you. Today,Read more.
Mr. H’s Surprise Part 2
Two days ago, I wrote a post about the gift that Mr. Handsome surprised me with last week. If youRead more.
Mr. H’s Surprise
Last Friday, Mr. Handsome came home from work with an announcement: “Tomorrow at 11:00 in the morning, I have aRead more.
I Heart ‘When Calls the Heart’
When Calls the Heart is off the air until 2020, and I’m missing my favorite frontier soap opera. Hallmark recentlyRead more.
Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies
While we were in the Great Smoky Mountains a few weeks ago (see my photos from Parrot Mountain), we visitedRead more.
In Case of Emergency
“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” (Benjamin Franklin) This quote can apply to many different situations–preparing toRead more.
In Debt or Debt-Free?
One of our readers asked us if we believe in the idea of being debt-free. We decided that would beRead more.
Parrot Mountain in Pigeon Forge
Our little family of three recently took a weekend trip to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge in East Tennessee so Mr.Read more.
Getting Real About Postpartum Fitness
I’m approaching seven months postpartum (which means my baby is somehow almost seven months old — where in the worldRead more.
Nieces and Nephews
Last weekend, Mr. Handsome’s mom and four sisters came to visit. Two of the girls are in high school andRead more.
Our Bad Habits
“I do have the habit of…whenever I’m done with something, I just drop it. I’m working on trying to dropRead more.
Peonies and Multi-Colored Roses
Last month, we spent a few hours on a Saturday walking around a private peony garden near where my in-lawsRead more.
Fresh Summer Berries
One of my favorite things about summer is all the fresh fruit that is available. I can be known toRead more.
A Bun That Looks Like Mother Teresa
This morning, Mr. Handsome and I, along with Little Buddy (who was in a great mood and loved being outRead more.
Tomato Basil Kale Salad
This salad smells and tastes like summertime. Those of you who have gardens will likely be able to use someRead more.
Our View on Vaccines
When I asked readers to submit questions on my Ask Ellie 3.0 post, a handful of you asked about vaccinationsRead more.
More Tools = More Manliness
This post is brought to you by Mr. Handsome. Throughout history, men have sought to answer the question “What doesRead more.
Share Your Baby-Proofing Tips
It’s time to baby-proof! Little Buddy is five-and-a-half months old, and he is on the verge of being mobile. HeRead more.
NYC Themed Art
On Saturday, I told you all that we had just sent a bunch of Mr. Handsome’s paintings to a venueRead more.
Sending Paintings to NYC
Most of you know that Mr. Handsome makes oil and acrylic paintings as a hobby. We have enjoyed traveling aroundRead more.
Our Fantastic Faucet
At the request of my readers, I have posted in the past about products that make life easier for meRead more.
The Woes of Breastfeeding
One of the many things that I have learned since having a baby is how much work it takes toRead more.
“You know you’ve really made it when you have haters and critics.” (Mr. Handsome) Later this month, I will celebrateRead more.
St. Louis Vacation
I think it’s safe to say that Mr. Handsome and I are officially “zoo people.” So far, I have writtenRead more.