Busy May Weekend


I rarely take off work unless I’m really sick or E.B. is sick, but I always set aside two personal days in May to attend a couple of events at E.B.’s school.  With this school year seeming much longer than usual, it felt great to leave work Thursday afternoon knowing I had an extra day […]

Crosstie Arts & Jazz Festival- 2014


A couple of weekends ago we went to our town’s annual Crosstie Arts & Jazz Festival.  It’s exactly what it sounds like;  live jazz music, art of every medium for sale (clothing, jewelry, paintings,  pottery, wood, etc.) and many, many fabulous food vendors all on the court house lawn. In my teen years, this was […]

Enjoy A Fall Getaway On The Mississippi Gulf Coast


  Fall is here and the weather has definitely turned cooler, but that doesn’t mean things wind down on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.  Fall is a great time for enjoying so many great outdoor family events on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and now is the time to plan your getaway. Gulf Coast festivals are big […]

Our Bull Bottom Farms Field Trip


On Friday I accompanied my son and his class at school on a field trip to Bull Bottom Farms in Duck Hill, Mississippi.  I have to confess I was not really excited about going at first. We have been on a few pumpkin patch field trips with the school, and while they were “ok”, I’ll […]

Smithsonian National Museum Day- September 29


  Are you looking for a fun family activity?  If you’ve ever been to any of the Smithsonian Museums, you know that they are incredible and FREE, so in the spirit of that free resource to everyone, Smithsonian Magazine is sponsoring Museum Day Live! on September 29, 2012 and offering 2 FREE ADMISSIONS PER HOUSEHOLD […]

Sesame Street Live- Elmo Makes Music Giveaway


  I grew up watching Sesame Street and it still has a sentimental place in my heart.  I spent many an hour after school parked on my grandmother’s couch watching my favorite characters teach me about letters, numbers, and friendship.  I’m so glad Sesame Street is still around for kids to enjoy.     Sesame […]

The Land Mass Between New Orleans and Mobile #Mississippi #Isaac


            I’m pretty sure the folks at The Weather Channel won’t forget how to say Mississippi again.