Memorial Day Weekend in Pictures


Good morning! I hope everyone enjoyed their three day weekend. I am tired but had a great time, so I am just going to share a few photos from my weekend. I would really love for you to go check out yesterdays post on leaking what you love though, so be sure to check it out!

BBQ Sunday

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Lots and lots of yard work Monday

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Then Bobby and I had dinner with my cousin, Jaimie and her husband Matt last night

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A great weekend!

QOTD: What was your favorite thing you did this weekend?

Yardwork Deserves Cobbler


Another Weekend has come and gone. I am sad, but at the same time, excited because some fun things are going on soon at RWS! First of all, soon, I will be hosting ANOTHER raffle for TNT and the Leukemia and Lymphoma society!!! I am working on an all-star lineup of prizes, so stay tuned!

Next, I will be going out of town in the middle of September, and I need YOUR help! I plan to pre-write a few posts for you for while I am gone, but also would love to feature YOU on RWS! Here on the blog, I am all about inspiration, hope, and determination. If you have a story to share, I would love to hear from you! How have you overcome adversity as it deals with health/eating/fitness? Send inquiries to [email protected] about being featured here in September!

Ok, so yesterday after church, Bobby and I headed to Lowe’s to get some things to spruce up the yard. At our old house, we had mulch in our rose garden and not only did the red contrast amazingly well with the green plants, but it really kept weeds away well and stayed a lot longer than pine straw. After pulling a million weeds, we realized we needed more pine straw….but then decided to use mulch, and get some black garden edger stuff to hold the mulch in place.




After (sort of) we kinda grossly underestimated how much mulch we would need…yeah…


But doesn’t it already look so good? I love that Bella looks like she is smiling in this picture! She was busy tormenting tree frogs.


After finishing back there, we added more pine straw to the front (we spent an hour pulling weeds yesterday after our 10-miler.) So the yard is looking good for fall! While waiting to cool down, I decided to make a blueberry cobbler. We have a ton of blueberries and I didn’t want them to go bad, so cobbler it is! I used the same recipe that is on my recipe page for blackberry cobbler, just substituted blueberries!


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Paired with ice cream, well deserved after an afternoon of yard work!

QOTD: Do you reward yourself after a day of hard work?

*Don’t forget to enter my Rok Bands giveaway! You have until Tuesday night to enter!