Today I’m taking you inside the Tabasco gift shop and let me tell you, tabasco items as far as the eye can see!!  It was the perfect dream shop for tourists! After touring the tabasco factory, we stepped inside the gift shop. When you first walk in, you are greeted with free samples of none other than TABASCO SAUCE! But…

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I was raised by excellent cooks. My parents love cooking! I grew up on my dads ritual preparation of Bar-B-Que chicken and fried catfish, followed by an excellent side dish of homemade mac and cheese my mom would make to follow. Her famous seven layer delight would top off an afternoon of quality time well spent. Along with these memories…

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Ovarian cancer hit my mother hard, as one in 70 will develop this disease. Each year, 200,000 women worldwide are diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and 125,000 women die from this disease. Heartbroken, we began my mothers fight in 2015. The symptoms of ovarian cancer are not obvious. In fact, many are what you might consider day-to-day struggles. Such as bloating,…

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This past weekend my mother and I shared a mother/daughter trip. My family and I have always loved the outdoors. I know I carry the zest for what the outdoor world provides as my parents do, I just wish I could carry a green thumb as they always have. I find the outdoors to be a simplistic beauty since I…

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One thing I’m getting use to – Packing! If you’re a care giver like myself and you’re traveling to a hospital, the last thing on your mind is “did I remember to pack that”? Here are some tips when trying to make sure your trip is as stress less as possible. Notepad and Pen: too many times we have walked…

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How do you keep staying strong after something dramatizing happens in your life? If you know the answer please tell me! I love this time of year, just at the start of the season changing, when everything is a little golden at the edges. The afternoons getting a little darker slowly, more gloomy and deep as the sunset fades. These…

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I am currently working on several different projects, catching up on overdue post but most importantly trying to spend as much time as I can with family. On a more serious business note today, I want to share something I’m working on with CTCA and my mom. Her story will be featured soon along with my link to my blog…

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