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Ole Miss: The Grove

Since my son is in his second year at Ole Miss, Oxford has become one of my new favorite destinations. It is consistently ranked as one of the most beautiful college campuses, year after year.

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Disney World’s New FastPass Plus “FP+”

My family just got back from Disney World this past week (can’t write about Disney Land, but I imagine similar). We were clueless about the brand new rollout of the FastPass Plus “FP+” systems, but we were in good company with many guests! First off make sure you have the My Disney Experience app on […]

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Long Weekend Vacation: Key West

Back in March of 2013, Southwest began their direct flight service from New Orleans (MSY) to Key West (EYW). My hubby has always been a huge fan of Key West, where I have only been there for a day trip as I’ve spent a lot of time in Islamorada. He has been wanting to go […]

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Nantahala Vacation

I LOVE my Facebook friends. When I said I was looking for ideas for an outdoorsy, whitewater, ziplining Perry vacation, there were a ton of great suggestions. One thing that came up repeatedly was Nantahala and Nantahala Village Resort. Looked it up on the web, Google Map drive time of 10 hours and ding ding […]

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Momcation…All I Ever Wanted

Actually…I kind of don’t really mean, “Momcation…all I ever wanted.” But, it was what I truly NEEDED. It has been 6 months since my Dad passed on Jan 8th and since his passing, I have not really stopped to totally decompress. I started my new company Kickify on February 1st… and life has been crazy […]

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Audio Books, iPad and Road Trips

My Mommy Van’s CD player has been broken for ages. It probably met it’s death with the little angels shoving something in there at some point. Regardless, my usual car entertainment of getting books on CD from Cracker Barrel had been disrupted and with a 3,000 mile ride ahead, Mom needed to be entertained. With […]

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Europe Trip

I am currently traveling throughout Europe with my 13 year old son on an EF Tours trip. We will be in Paris, Germany, Italy and Switzerland. I will be tweeting, Foursquaring and Brightkiting my way across Europe for the next 12 days. I will also have updates on my Facebook page if you want to […]

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Chili for Troops Presentation

This video was taken on Sunday October 12th in Charleston West Virgina. This was the end of the International Chili Society’s World’s Chili Championship Cookoff. Michael “Mad Mike” Freedman and myself were the ones presenting. First, we presented to the chili cooks who participated with our last “Chili for the Troops” in Iraq. We invited […]

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And the Survey Says…

I took an on-line poll with my Cotillion sisters and the readers of Hooah Wife. 14 people answered the survey. 1. would you visit New Orleans tomorrow? 2. would you move to New Orleans tomorrow? 3. do you think Louisiana is using the money it asks for wisely? 4. has your attitude towards New Orleans […]

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