Are We There Yet? Getting to Bloggy Boot Camp

JFK Road Sign

On May 17th and 18th I had the opportunity, with my friend Michelle, to attend Bloggy Boot Camp in Charlotte. I wasn’t really sure what to expect. As I’m fairly new to blogging I’m still trying to figure out the basics, I kept wondering: was I going to be in

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The Un-Amazing Motorcycle Ride

The Un-Amazing Motorcycle Ride from So, I've Been

The other night my husband and I were watching TV when the How to be Amazing Gamefly commercial came on. I like this commercial. It’s funny and I like the music. I also like the first “don’t do this” where the guy gets on the back of the scooter and

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St Germain & Gin Cocktail

st germain and gin cocktail

  It’s the weekend; we are having dinner with friends so naturally the most important question is “What are we drinking?” As I’ve posted, I love making drinks and trying out new recipes. This one, I’m stealing from a local restaurant because I had it there first even though its

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Fun Friday Photos

It’s Friday and as I was thinking of what to write about today, I decided to keep it simple. I recently “liked” slrlounge on Facebook and find that I am always clicking through their links. As I am very invested in taking pictures and love learning about photography, I find

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Smoky Black Bean Soup

So, I've Been Smoky Black Bean Soup

Smoky Black Bean Soup This past winter I started making soup regularly. My mom always made soup when I was growing up with the turkey leftover from Thanksgiving. From that I developed a chicken soup that was simple and easy. And that’s where I stayed. No potato, cream of broccoli

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Kids Sports & Self Worth, Monitoring the Self-Talk

Kids Sports & Self Worth, Monitoring the Self-Talk from So, I've Been

Kids Sports & Self Worth, Monitoring the Self-Talk. So I’ve been thinking about a conversation I had with my oldest son, N, yesterday and it keeps interrupting my thoughts as I’m going through my day today. It’s a conversation that I thought wouldn’t happen at his age, 11. It’s topic,

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