Family Matters Archive

2015 Year in Review

2015, what a whirlwind year! 2015 truly flew by so fast that I blinked and it was a new year. Time, please just slow down a little bit so we can enjoy it…. Like most years, we saw some pretty amazing things happen and some things that we would rather not have seen at all. I

Turning Up the Volume for November

I am turning up the volume for November! The Fall/Winter is always a crazy time for my family and I. It is a non-stop lineup of birthdays, parties and holidays. It normally goes by in a complete delicious blur. Even though it is crazy, it still is a wonderful time and my favorite of the

Where the Heck Is Redhotwritinghood??

Can it seriously be that I haven’t written a new blog post since September? What happened?!? I am rather PO’ed at myself for letting that much time go by. The truth is, time flies by too quickly and good intentions can get cast to the side so easily. I really have thought about my blog; posts

A Lazy Saturday Just Spending Time Slowing Down

It is now the middle of September and the week off after the August Blogging Challenge has turned into 2 weeks off. I have missed writing posts but I really needed the time off for my personal life, I have a little bit of an issue with overworking myself. I went out and had a

I Have A New Career Option If I Ever Need It

Today I spent the day learning something new. Dog Grooming! I have an 8-year-old yorkie poo who has always hated to go to the groomers. She panics, gets frantic and I will admit I have had groomers tell me she is hard to handle. She is the sweetest dog ever and doesn’t have a mean bone

Nothing Quite Like An Unexpected Gift

   Coming home from work today I got a wonderful surprise. My sister signed me up for gift subscription to Turntable Kitchen! I had never heard of them before so felt I needed to share it with everyone. Turntable Kitchen is a subscription box service that is connecting food and music. They send you a

Attention Alabama Brides

Wedding are beautiful. Weddings are romantic. Wedding fill you with joy. Weddings should not make you sweat to the point of passing out. I happen to live in the wonderful state of Alabama. Alabama the beautiful! A place that is green and sunny and lots of outdoor splendor but I also live in a state where certain parts

A New Year of Change

This past year has been CRAAAAAZY! So much has happened in the last 365 days and everything that I had known as my “LIFE” this time last year has changed. I live in a new house in a new city. I have a new job and have already received a new promotion. I have new friends