The Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

There’s more to do in Jacksonville than some realize. It’s me, I’m the some. Because last weekend, I discovered the Arboretum! Apparently, I was the last one to discover it because everyone who I mentioned it to had either been there or was aware of its existence. But, just in case...hey, you should check out … Continue reading The Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

Emily’s Deal Of The Week

CVS has a great deal this week on these household items. Spend $30 on these participating items and you get $10 in rewards back. Each of these products have coupons coming out tomorrow in the Sunday paper. Hit The Dollar Tree to purchase that paper for only a $1. (Get there early because they sell … Continue reading Emily’s Deal Of The Week

We Are In This Together Or Should Be

I had one of those little reminders yesterday. You know, the ones when you remember to be grateful? Ready To Start The Day I was heading out to do some pet-sitting. I was a little stressed but it also involved picking up one of my favorite repeat doggie visitors and having lunch with one of … Continue reading We Are In This Together Or Should Be

Horseback Riding For Dummies

So I started a thing! Horseback riding lessons! My friend, Paige, (the same one who encouraged my new chicken mama life) has been taking lessons. She offered to gift me an intro lesson and even though, I had serious concerns about my lack of flexibility/strength/coordination, I went for it. And bonus: you're pretty much guaranteed … Continue reading Horseback Riding For Dummies

Hello From One Covid World To Another

So how's everyone doing, man? Covid sucks, huh? I was going to write this a bit tongue in cheek but now that I think about it, I won't. Too many bad things have happened. To put it mildly. Thankfully, they haven't really touched me personally. (Besides a furloughed husband and trying to survive distance learning.) … Continue reading Hello From One Covid World To Another

Staying Healthy Without The Gym (Or Not)

Before the pandemic. Man, how did reality become such that that expression makes sense? But, here we are.  So, yeah, before the pandemic, I was really enjoying going to the gym. I was quite proud of myself and I could see the changes happening in my body. But, maybe even more importantly, I could feel … Continue reading Staying Healthy Without The Gym (Or Not)

Continuing The Journey Of A Healthier Life

Well, a week has passed and I'm actually still on the workout kick so I guess it's legit. 🙂 In the time since I last wrote about it, I have made it to the gym twice (That was my goal, woohoo!), walked the dog once, and tried yoga. Yoga didn't last long but I did … Continue reading Continuing The Journey Of A Healthier Life