Memorial Day

Memorial Day, an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May, honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or…

Happy Easter

“Here the bells ringing, they’re singing Christ has risen from the dead. Joy to the world, He has risen, hallelujah, He’s risen, hallelujah, He’s risen, hallelujah, hallelujah” Keith Green Easter Song http://youtu.be/7OEqavkJGCE

Merry Christmas

The following story came to me in a Christmas Card from Joe & Pat Flores and it so moved me. It is the epitome of Christmas, giving, giving our best to one another. I so often hear people complain that Christmas is so commercialized and I can’t afford, etc. but we forget we each have…

Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving I have much to be thankful for, and I’m sure you do too. As we gather around our dinner tables with family and loved ones, I hope you join me in reflecting on the many blessings we’ve been given and remember to help those who may be less fortunate. In fact, one of…

Veterans Day

🇺🇸 Veterans Day 🇺🇸 Veterans Day is an annual holiday in America honoring the millions of military veterans in the United States. When is Veterans Day? Veterans Day is both a federal and state holiday and is usually observed on November 11 each year. In 1918, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day in…

Independence Day

Independence Day, July 4th has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution (1775-83). In June 1776, representatives of the 13 colonies then fighting in the revolutionary struggle weighed a resolution that would declare their independence…

New Years Southern Style

If I could save time in a bottle, what would it look like? It would be filled with memories. It kinda looks like the places that we have shopped around this year. The trend it seems, is that the public at large is yearning for the past and memories of a more simple life. This…

Disasters of Christmas Past

Out of all the good memories of Christmas time, I can remember some funny moments. Let me share one with you. My first encounter with a gaming console came out of a Sears catalogue our parents bought. Everything came out of Sears. Our clothes, shoes, hair rollers, girdles, everything. One foggy Christmas morning, we got…

Labor Day

Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. The first Labor Day holiday was celebrated on…

Father’s Day

Father’s Day is a celebration honoring Fathers and celebrating Fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in our lives and society. We love our Dads! Thank you to all the Dads out there working, loving, playing, imparting wisdom, and caring for your family. Happy Father’s Day from us, enjoy your day! Kelli B 💻

Spring has Sprung!

It’s here, time to break off that cocoon of winter. It’s time to plant flowers and mow the yard. Let the pastel colors fill our trees and green overtake all the brown that has surrounded us. My thoughts are on picnics in the park and grilling with friends. Yay, capri pants and flip flops, painted…