Happy Friday! I never posted my Mother’s Day post and I’m finally doing it on this beautiful afternoon. My mom and I have a special mother/daughter trip planned to New Orleans this weekend and I’m so excited to see what she thinks of the Big Easy! Dear Mom, I’ve wanted to share something with you for some time now. Ive…

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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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From the beginning, my mother and I always said, “We will fight”. There is and will be simply no other choice than to fight, together. With one devastating discussion with the oncologist, our lives will be forever changed. These pictures capture and represent us fighting as a mother and daughter should, together. This open field symbolizes a slice of Heaven…

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I love watching Mother Angelica Classics Live on EWTN. You can find her on Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. central time. She is my favorite of favorites! There was an episode where she was talking about Heaven’s angels and it’s always stuck with me. “The most important things can’t be seen with the eye. Ideas can’t be seen. Love can’t…

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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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I think it’s safe to say that since I have been blogging for a very long time, writing and trying to articulate my words has always been so hard for me. The overwhelming cloud of negativity I have collected has affected me in huge ways. I feel it in my creativity, the way my attention dwindles and my frustration with…

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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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